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A Clockwork Orange at the Park Theatre. Picture: Matt Martin

With an energetic cast and brilliant choreography, this production is a well crafted piece of theatre, but it falls short of asking the right questions

Tom Hollander (Henry Carr) in Travesties. Picture: Johan Persson

The triumph of Partick Marber’s production of Stoppard’s play is the way it honours Stoppard’s dazzling intellect while also going full throttle with the piece’s playful, sometimes bonkers, wit

Emilia Fox and Theo James in Sex With Strangers at Hampstead Theatre. Picture: Manuel Harlan

Talky two-hander fires blanks, missing the chance to probe identity in the internet age, but Theo James is the real deal

The Pitchfork Disney at Shoredtich Town Hall, George Blagden. Picture: Matt Humphrey

In Jamie Lloyd’s intimate remount of this seminal 90s in-yer-face play, the audience hunker down on ramshackle furniture

Divian Ladwa and cast of Lion. Picture: Long Way Home Productions

Divian Ladwa plays Dev Patel’s adopted brother Mantosh, and talks to Zoe Paskett about the importance of the film for the sake of hope in difficult times

Salome. Picture: Yiannis Katsaris

Oscar Wilde’s 1891 tragedy has become the subject of a 1930s makeover in a bold production by Anastasia Revi

Jeremy Irvine & Charlotte Hope in Buried Child, Trafalgar Studios, Picture: Johan Persson

Bridget Galton talks to film actor Jeremy Irvine (War Horse, Great Expectations,The Railway Man) about his latest stage role in a dark comedy

One Last Thing (For Now). Picture: Laurie Field

Lilac Yosiphon’s play, One Last Thing (For Now), is calling for love letters in times of war before opening at the Old Red Lion theatre

Joel Fry and Tom Bennet in Raising Martha at the Park Theatre. Picture: Darren Bell

David Spicer’s new dark comedy has sex, slapstick and silly behaviour performed by an outstanding cast with a collective CV spanning Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Doctor Who and Phone Shop

Joel Fry, Jeff Rawle and Michael Fentiman in Raising Martha. Picture: Darren Bell

Joel Fry, actor known for Plebs, WIA and You, Me and the Apocalypse, talks to Bridget Galton about Raising Martha on at the Park Theatre

Rufus Sewell (Serge) and Tim Key (Yvan), Art at The Old Vic. Photo by Manuel Harlan

Rufus Sewell, Tim Key and Paul Ritter exude charisma in Yazmina Reza’s Laurence Olivier Award winning comedy

Euripides Laskaridis, Relic. Picture: Evi Fylaktou

The festival stages shows at Sadler’s Wells, Shoreditch Town Hall, the Barbican and Jackson’s Lane

The Mad Hatter's Tea Party at the Roundhouse. Picture: Alice Pennefather

With its soulful, grooving live music and audience participation, the dance theatre company marries street dance with narrative

Simon Callow at the Arts Theatre

Although these 90 minutes are littered with many funny moments, this is not a belly laugh production: instead we become immersed in the narrative that effortlessly builds tension

Russell Morton (Mr Popper), Toby Manley (Male Puppeteer), Lucy Grattan (Female Puppeteer) & Roxanne Palmer (Mrs Popper). Picture: Helen Murray.

This charming musical version is populated by jaunty puppets and there’s much fun as the Captain takes up residence in the fridge and gulps down the goldfish.

The dress rehearsal of

‘Love’ is a play of snatched moments,set inside a hostel, the last resort for a cluster of poor people, running out of options.

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