‘She is the one controlling the play’- Rufus Norris’ Macbeth

Norris’ production is a moving theatrical piece that allows Lady Macbeth to be the puppeteer she has so desperately always wanted to be.

RSC Macbeth Review: ‘technical wizardry fails to bring any tension or...

Dodgy directoral decisions and acting leaves one foreseeing a dark future for this unconvincing RSC production

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Laura Plumley reflects on a musical pursuit of the American Dream

The Ferryman Review – ‘bursting with intergenerational energy and tragic potency’

Jez Butterworth and Sam Mendes' present a tale of a family riven by personal loss and political upheaval

The Great Wave Review – ‘a complete clash of cultures, identities,...

Indhu Rubasingham's revealing production about a dark part of Japanese cultural history is relevant and immensely human

Shazia Mirza: ‘I don’t think about the audience anymore. I just...

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Cherwell contributors reflect upon the best student theatre of Hilary Term.

I Slept In These Clothes review – ‘comics to look out...

Fenella Sentance is thoroughly entertained by the dynamic of Verity Babbs and Chloe Jacob's comedy duo

A Review of Reviewing: of Source-Texts and Slighting

Charles Britton ponders the relationship between a borrowed script and an adapted performance in theatre criticism

13 Review – ‘effectively and enjoyably portrays Bartlett’s broken Britain’

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

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