Long-overdue revival of a wartime classic, Terence Rattigan’s While the Sun Shines offers an evening that is full of hilarity and insight.
Wife at the Kiln Theatre is a decade-hopping epic about marriage and sexual identity which joyfully celebrates the art of theatre.
Sarah Kosar’s new play Armadillo at the Yard Theatre, about guns and power, is an edge-of-your seat experience which is both frightening and troubling.
Revival of Githa Sowerby’s 1912 classic of industrial patriarchy Rutherford and Son is worthy but rather cumbersome and inaccessible.
Julia Pascal’s retelling of the Medea myth in Blueprint Medea situates the story in the contemporary struggle of the Kurdish people for their own homeland.
As part of a new series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out seven of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (20-27 May 2019). Amidst her choices is the return of The Lehman Trilogy, impressing Jonathan Baz with its ‘sheer technical theatrical genius”, while Aleks Sierz asks whether wearing headphones during a performance of Anna at the National Theatre is all a gimmick or vital to the impact of the play.
Intriguing Cold War thriller Anna is thoroughly immersive, but lacks a convincing sense of historical reality.