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In a small shack in Port Elizabeth, deep in the grip of Apartheid, two brothers – one white-passing, one darker skinned –
Under Ellen McDougall’s leadership, the Gate has solidified itself as an invaluable space that continually programmes daring and ambitious work. Anthony Simpson-Pike’s
Em is having a terrible night. Rachel Harper’s new monologue, which she also performs in, is a meaty, impressively unsentimental deep dive
Babylon Beyond Borders is a momentous technical feat. At the end of the performance, a spotlight illuminates Heather Pasfield, the live stream
Who can you trust? Particularly if you’re a young black person in this day and age? That’s the question posed by poet
There’s a touch of old-fashioned charm to the Watford Palace Theatre’s panto this year – not that there’s anything wrong with that.
“This is a show about value”, Haley McGee declares halfway through her one-woman show. Inspired by a conversation with Visa about her
Sue MacLaine’s latest piece is a wide-reaching gaze over the abundance of inequalities directed towards women. Narrated stoically by Tess Agus, Angela
Written in collaboration by Sun-Duck Ko and Evan Placey, Orange Polar Bear is a piece of theatre which throbs with righteous anxiety.
'Simultaneously radical and commonplace': Ifeyinwa Frederick's debut play captures the joyous thorniness of female friendship, writes Ava Wong Davies
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Daniel York Loh’s study of the 140,000 Chinese Labour Corps who worked tirelessly for Britain during the First World War is a
Stories of cultural displacement feel worryingly relevant nowadays, and Lilac Yosiphon’s continent-spanning epic of identity is no different. The story of Jasmine,
Paper Cinema has condensed Shakespeare’s most accessible (and sensational) tragedy to a 75-minute run, using their signature multimedia style. Entirely wordless but
Dipika Guha’s sweeping exploration of cultural displacement certainly has ambition. Tracking the life of the tenacious Tomomi (played by Tomoko Komura and
The common soldiers, the everyday heroes: Ava Davies reviews Alice Oswald's elegy to the dead of the Iliad.
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There’s a bittersweet irony to seeing Hear Me Howl the day Ireland’s Eighth Amendment is officially repealed. Perhaps it’s a stretch, but
Brendan Cowell and Lally Katz’s romcom double-bill sold out its Australian run twice over in 2015. Despite the best efforts of the
The awkwardness of family dinners: Ava Davies reviews Stephen Karam's Thanksgiving play.
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Alissa Anne Jeun Yi’s one-woman show is, in many ways, a classic coming-of-age story – a young woman grows up, has awkward
Warmly chaotic: Ava Davies reviews Ell Potter and Mary Higgins' show about bodies.
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Intensely emotional: Charley Miles’ debut play is a love story set in a Yorkshire village.
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'A rush of catastrophic thinking moving in slow motion': Ava Davies on a reality-distorting two-hander.
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Millennial despair: Anorak's debut show is soaked in anxiety.
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'Like Beckett, if Beckett didn’t piss me off': Ava Davies on Footprint Theatre's gently radical two-hander about loneliness and the cosmos.
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A very specific idea of Britishness: Ava Davies writes on a show that meets injustice with sugar-coated tweeness.
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Inheritance, rejection, stasis: Ava Davies reviews Living House Theatre's playful take on art and history.
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Deep and rich and jagged: Ava Davies on ThisEgg's fluid exploration of bodies and trauma.
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'Glitters with warmth': Ava Davies reviews Le Gateau Chocolat's cabaret version of The Ugly Duckling.
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'The silliness, the fumbling, the mistakes': Ava Davies reviews Company Three's show about teenage love.
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"Amazing what can happen when you don't just programme white people" - Ava Davies on the humming energy of a show made by femmes of colour.
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Futility and horror: Ava Davies on a revived WWI drama, and the strange way the war sits in our national consciousness.
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