★★★★ One Extraordinary Hour

Simon Ward reviews Good Girl at The Old Red Lion, Islington. On a stage bare but for a raised gold-painted circular platform, Naomi Sheldon gingerly dips her toe and then plunges headlong into an exhilarating, exhausting hour of confessional, squirmingly honest, often hilarious talk.  This piece was a […]

★★★★ Circus Meets Abstract Art

Jasper Cunningham reviews Circa: Humans at the Underbelly, Edinburgh In a surprisingly spacious circus tent a group of people all the way from Australia put on a show that is both spectacular and bizarre. This piece of physical theatre combines gymnastics, dance and circus with precision that is […]

★★★★ Prison Power Play

Jasper Cunningham reviews Victim at the Pleasance, Edinburgh With a cleverly simplistic style, Victim explores the lives of two characters; a female prison warden and an inmate in the same institution. When a new inmate with a particularly harrowing backstory arrives, the natural order of prison life is […]