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Stomp (Tour - Milton Keynes)
By Editorial Staff · 29 Oct 2010
With the energy of flamenco, the comedy of mime, and the sheer primal power of drumming Stomp is a theatrical event that is thrilling in every sense. This is a highly inventive, emotionally ...
Book 'Em: Cameron & Clegg Give RSC Recommendations???
By Editorial Staff · 28 Oct 2010
In the wake of swingeing arts cuts, does it qualify as consorting with the enemy? Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have taken the time to recommend their favourite ...
A View from the Bridge (Oxford)
By Editorial Staff · 27 Oct 2010
Arthur Miller's 1956 play is set in the impoverished Italian-American population that inhabited Brooklyn. The themes are familiar Miller territory: sexual and cultural conflict, the burden of duty ...
Spamalot (Tour - Oxford)
By Simon Tavener · 26 Oct 2010
For the second time in three weeks, I find myself reviewing a touring production of a musical that I have previously enjoyed in the West End. After the success of Hairspray, would Spamalot
The Duchess of Malfi (Northampton)
By Editorial Staff · 25 Oct 2010
Through the claustrophobic blackness of Ruth Sutcliffe’s grim, imposing set, glimpses of a giant Caravaggio canvas loom large over the action. It’s a handy metaphor for the whole production: this ...
Frozen (Tour - Milton Keynes)
By Editorial Staff · 25 Oct 2010
There's certainly no shortage of ambition in this small-scale, big-hitting professional production tucked away in the backwaters of Milton Keynes. On the face of it, Bryony Lavery’s 1998 play ...
The Habit of Art (Tour - Milton Keynes)
By Editorial Staff · 21 Oct 2010
The older Alan Bennett gets, the grumpier he seems to become. This revered national treasure has shifted his ground from the early Beyond the Fringe days of witty satire to an elder statesman’s ...
The Cherry Orchard (Birmingham)
By Editorial Staff · 21 Oct 2010
As The REP approaches its final few months in it's Centenary Square home before a two year absence from its main auditorium, Artistic Director, Rachel Kavanaugh gives us a visually sumptuous take on ...
The Big Fellah (Tour - Oxford)
By Simon Tavener · 20 Oct 2010
I feel I ought to have more faith in Richard Bean as a playwright – his work is performed by major theatres, directed by talented people and is well-received by many of my colleagues. However th
Kirkwood's Empty & Crouch's Author Win Whiting
By Theo Bosanquet · 14 Oct 2010


Lucy Kirkwood’s it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now and Tim Crouch’s The Author have jointly won this year’s Whiting Award, s