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Screws are prison officers, whose function is to operate doors. You’re only good as a screw if you have respect, which Nicole
Though it begins with a quotation of Hamlet’s “To be or not to be” soliloquy, this production of The Importance of Being
Artistic director Douglas Rintoul’s first panto for Queen’s Theatre is a traditional, energetic production. Phil Adèle’s Robin Hood and Barbara Hockaday’s Maid
In Imy Wyatt Corner’s production of the 1938 Patrick Hamilton play that gave rise to the now much-used term ‘gaslighting’, she delivers
Sarah Rutherford’s exploration of the aftermath of a teenage suicide boasts impressively nimble dialogue. The death of 15-year-old Sam leaves doubt and
Two years after Oxford Dictionaries chose “youthquake” as its word of the year, Zest Theatre presents a manifesto for the term in
A Latino immigration enforcement officer escorts Gracie, a young, undocumented Chicana girl towards detainment and deportation, and away from Kentucky – away
Working with the Lyric Hammersmith’s director of young people Nicholai La Barrie and the Lyric’s artistic associates, this is the second production
It runs in the family. Sarah’s estranged father recently killed himself. Her son is also beginning to struggle with his mental health.
Incredibly close: Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Anthony Simpson-Pike and Nina Segal's 'irreverent and feral' adaptation of Wolfram Lotz's radio play about colonialism.
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'Rich people acting out their little dramas': Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Sleepwalk Collective's final show in their Kardashian trilogy, a deconstructed, live-art opera.
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"A long, slow slide into horror after horror" – Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Nicôle Lecky's narrative of a young woman suffocated by anxieties.
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What do we share with each other? Even those who are as radically different from us as we can imagine? In this
'Theatre that refuses to form an orderly queue': Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Borderline's playful satire of the UK's labyrinthine immigration system.
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'Moments of compassion and trust": Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Gabriel Gbadamosi's wide-ranging, but opaque new play.
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Fun on the side: Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Kevin Elyot's debut play about nonmonogamy, as it transfers to Trafalgar Studios.
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Willy Hudson's solo show explores 'the arbitrariness of what we expect young gay people to have instantly figured out, before they even come out', writes Frey Kwa Hawking
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Miranda’s world is dark. Beyond early hints at an abusive dad, and a nan who endured hardship as an immigrant and is
A magical immersion in the history of Battersea: Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Sarah Golding's 'gentle and very different Christmas show'
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As Brexit looms, a series of live art parties are creating space to explore multicultural LGBT+ experiences.
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A bewildering tribute: Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Gary Barlow's Take That! musical.
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Penned by Andrew Pollard, Martin Berry’s panto for Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch is a rather by-the-numbers affair. Though the fairground setting allows for
'Quiet and considered': Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Jack McNamara's production of Don DeLillo's play about a man in a vegetative state
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Lisa Carroll’s play Cuckoo is a witty study of the mess and complexity of adolescent friendship. When word gets out that a
'a bit like being occasionally struck by lightning': Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Made in China's fast-talking new show.
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Federico García Lorca’s Rural Trilogy at the Cervantes Theatre ends with a considered and confident production of his “tragic poem” Yerma, performed
'an offering to just a few of those history missed over': Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Daniel York Loh's new play about the Chinese Labour Corps
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Two years ago, trans activist and performance artist Travis Alabanza had a burger thrown at them along with a transphobic slur. No
As Matthew Lopez's gay epic transfers from the Young Vic to the West End, Frey Kwa Kawking writes on its sprawling, compassionate glory.
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Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Forward Arena's transporting adaptation of Virginia Woolf's 'slim, dense, irrepressible novel'
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First performed in 1951 – and in permanent repertory at the Theatre de la Huchette in Paris ever since – Eugene Ionesco’s