The whole company are on top form in Birmingham Royal Ballet’s sparkling production
A non-linear fairytale that baffles and delights in equal measure
Sadly, a poor script means that this fairytale fails to live up to its name.
A sparkling, occasionally patchy performance, grounded in the harsh realities of dysfunctional family life.
A cinematic celebration of one of Europe’s most significant countries, the Play Poland festival is now bigger than ever.
An ambitious production with some impeccable staging, hampered by the uneven quality of Berlioz’s work.
Less direct and more wide ranging than previous years, Susan Calman continues to be one of the Fringe’s best.
An overly intellectual and contrived play, saved by the grace and wit of the principal actor.
An fascinating and informed lecture, on a subject that fascinates and horrifies in equal measure
Unknown Quantity/Dubious Quality return with an extension to the unhinged wanderings of Marx and Engels.
A dark tale of a sun-bleached day, this lesser-known Pinter play is a class act.
Silly reigns supreme in an enjoyably human exploration of surreal comedy.
A side-splitting exploration of coincidence, crime, cakes and some hilariously bad wigs.
An even lighter-hearted take on Wilde’s silliest of plays, this musical is boosted by a surprisingly good repertoire of songs.
A mind-expanding hour, proving that science doesn’t need to be dumbed down to be funny.
A solid adaptation of the Bard’s light-hearted romp, with several stand-out performances.
One of the world’s leading a capella groups, the South African ‘ambassadors’, don’t disappoint.
The 30’s gangster genre gets a heart and a soul, in this powerful mid-chapter of the Capone trilogy.
Revenge is a dish best served ice-cold in this patchy but powerful Noir.
Vaudevillian high-jinks mix perfectly with Chicago’s criminal underworld, in this energetic production.
Having received rave reviews for 2013’s Wunderkarmma, Circa return with another spellbinding performance.
A powerhouse performance on all counts, and an unapologetic celebration of spectacular musical ability.
A timely, bawdy and very human journey into the too-little-known tale of how Britain came to be.
A delightfully bitchy look inside the mind of one of the giants of British politics, let down by a lack of brevity.