The Inheritance review – ‘it is hard to imagine this play...

John Livesey finds that Stephen Daldry's ambitious play loses its momentum

The right production but the wrong play

The production is imaginative but the choice of play is inappropriate and bizarre, writes Susannah Goldsbrough

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The humour, wit and emotional depth contained within the text are lost to the physicality and slapstick

Death By Murder Review – ‘an endearingly ambitious bunch of clowns’

Oxford's newest improvised comedy troupe impress in their debut show at the Pilch

Lady in the Sheets review – ‘powerful and horrible but comic...

Amber Sidney-Woollett says 'Lady in The Sheets' should leave the laughs at the door and stick to emotional impact

Lysistrata Review – ‘some over-directing vitiates a few performances’

Katie Sayer's anticipation of Oriel Classics Society's interpretation of a bizarre Greek comedy turns out to be a tragedy

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress Review – ‘an unusual choice...

An unusually long play for the Edinburgh Fringe sacrifices some clarity in plot to explore the dynamics between complicated women

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John Livesey is left cold by a conservative if accomplished transfer

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Bertie Harrison-Broninski is impressed by the ambition and scope of this drama of political intrigue and belief

Parliament Square – ‘an assemblage of half-formed thoughts’

The Bush Theatre’s production of James Fritz’s new play fails to live up to its full potential, writes John Livesey

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