We may not have been able to see our fellow digital audience members but we knew they were there, making The Dumb Waiter feel like a communal event.
Dealing with troubling questions about human interaction, the Lyceum’s adaptation of Solaris is – like all the best science fiction – not really about alien planets but about our own world.
Simon Stephens’ version makes no bones about how an obsession for fame can lead to ruin, hell and damnation or all three. Adelayo Adedayo’s Nina is burning to be a ‘celebrity’, idolising Nicholas Gleaves’ driven novelist, Boris.
One man’s psychological problems make for a powerful thriller that digs deep into our current anxieties.
Unmoving revival of Simon Stephens’ teen-bully play sacrifices emotional truth to trendy directorial gimmicks.