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One Who Wants to Cross review – nail-biting dread in a story of desperate migrants
This two-hander, translated from the French, has a hypnotic narrative power as it considers the refugees’ dangerous journey

Arifa Akbar

08, Feb, 2023 @8:00 PM

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The best theatre to stream this month: Age of Rage, A Scary Little Tempest and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes Ivo van Hove’s epic, boisterous family fun and a dance fable for Christmas

Chris Wiegand

01, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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The Coral review – urgent parable of poverty and the one percent
Georg Kaiser’s century-old call for a societal reset may not always hit the mark, but it is given an invigorated panache by Collide theatre company

Chris Wiegand

07, Oct, 2022 @2:39 PM

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Two Ukrainian Plays review – masterful framing of a nation’s tragedy
A ghostly tale and a potent monologue form a double bill that uses the 2014 conflict to remark movingly on current events

Mark Lawson

12, Aug, 2022 @11:12 AM

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The best theatre to stream this month: Dancing at Dusk, Maryland and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes international festivals, Gemma Arterton in The Duchess of Malfi and Christopher Plummer in The Tempest

Chris Wiegand

30, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Bliss review – relentlessly grim drama haunted by the ghosts of war
Hunger and disease stalk Russia in the aftermath of conflict in this play based on a story by Andrey Platonov

Kate Wyver

20, May, 2022 @11:25 AM

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The Straw Chair review – a shocking 18th-century story of injustice
This slow-moving drama inspired by the life of Lady Grange explores the historical control of women and changing attitudes to mental health

Arifa Akbar

25, Apr, 2022 @3:23 PM

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Yes So I Said Yes review – an angry loyalist’s dog’s life
This crackling production of David Ireland’s caustic portrait of a troubled former gunman is close up and in your face

Susannah Clapp

05, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Yes So I Said Yes review – prepare to be appalled
David Ireland’s provocative, surreal, intensely brutal farce finds a former loyalist paramilitary seeking mediation from Eamonn Holmes for a dispute with his neighbour

Mark Lawson

26, Nov, 2021 @1:11 PM

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The Sugar House review – a tough story of poverty’s legacy
Alana Valentine’s drama about a struggling family in New South Wales is superbly performed

Arifa Akbar

05, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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I’ve been cast as a bitchy theatre critic – it’s a role I couldn’t turn down | Michael Billington
Starring in a Zoom production of the play Masks and Faces tested my acting skills – not to mention my singing

Michael Billington

13, Jul, 2021 @1:33 PM

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Whispers to thunderstorms: the world of sound designer Max Pappenheim
After embarking accidentally on his career, Pappenheim has created innovative soundscapes for theatre, opera and radio

Arifa Akbar

21, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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