Dialektikon is appropriate at this time of year. Theatres are full of pantomimes, re-workings of fairy tales, so why not a left-leaning and timely one?
beanisacarrot left her native Adelaide at some point between Australia's failure to become a republic and John Howard being appointed "Sherrif of the South Pacific". She can now generally be found in London.
The Incident is a timely one-act play about structural racism in Sweden but this tale of a relationship between Swedish Jan and Zimbabwean Monica could be about any mixed-race couple in the Western world.
Coelacanth, a dark one-act comedy which is part of this year’s Camden Fringe, is set in a world where assisted suicide has been legalised.
Hymn to Love at the Jermyn Street Theatre plays homage to the life and work of Edith Piaf, drawing on Piaf’s extensive and well-loved repertoire, much of which was autobiographical.
Told by an Idiot’s Napoleon Disrobed is a larger-than-life comic imagining of the final days of the Emperor Napoleon, based on the novel The Death of Napoleon by Simon Leys.… Read more Napoleon Disrobed, Arcola Theatre →
Daisy Pull It Off only works if the performers get the tone right. In Park Theatre’s production, they do it perfectly – it’s a hilarious show.
Bad Roads by Natal’ya Vorozhbit is a much-needed reminder of what’s happening in the Ukraine and how the war is affecting its willing and unwilling participants.
Elizabeth Kuri’s Fishskin Trousers is an ambitious play, a story of loss, grief and mythology spanning eight centuries, featuring only three characters. Mab (Jessica Carroll), a servant woman in the… Read more Fishskin Trousers, Park Theatre →
In the opening scene of Jay, it’s Jay who’s keeping it together. Alex is curled up on the floor while Jay is going to work.