Small Island is an epic story straddling Jamaica and England before, during and after World War II and exploring colonialism, racism, love and identity.
Written and performed by Joana Nastari, F*ck You and Pay Me is described as a love letter to sex workers, it dispels some of the myths, is celebratory, humorous and witty but doesn’t sugar coat.
Class at the Bush Theatre layers marital tensions with social class tensions and the pressures of being a teacher and learning.
In the same way that the Marvel Universe mixes superpowers with mortal flaws, the scope of The Half God of Rainfall stretches to another galaxy but all the time remains profoundly human.
Little Death Club is a cabaret of the late night variety, a kind of seductive circus of misfits and certainly not for the prudish.
Top Girls is a curious play, a mixture of moments that had me mentally punching the air, feeling angry and a little frustrated.
All My Sons is a gripping play, a slowly unravelling emotional thriller with masterclass performances.
When Maggie Smith heads to the stage it is undoubtedly a big draw but I think the play, A German Life, is equally worthy of the attention, subtly asking important questions about culpability and responsibility.
Emma Dennis-Edwards has created a character that gets under your skin in Funeral Flowers at The Bunker Theatre. You laugh with her, feel for her and desperately want someone to ask the right questions and be there for her.
Sounds Like Chaos is a youth theatre group co-founded by Roisin Feeny and Gemma Rowan and their latest piece, Wow Everything Is Amazing, imagines the digital world in 50 years time.