WHERE? Royal Court (Jerwood Theatre Downstairs) RUNTIME: 65 minutes (no interval)
WHEN? 14/2 (matinee), runs to 21/3/20
Author E V Crowe is a graduate of the Royal Court Young Writers Programme ‘super group’ and here tells the story of working mother Viv who loses a shoe on her way to work as an estate agent as her life begins to unravel.
Read on for reasons including how The IT Crowd‘s Parkinson needs to be at her most engaging here
WHERE? Royal Court Theatre RUNTIME: 85 minutes (no interval)
WHEN? 26/10, press night 28/10, runs to 23/11/19
Owners John Daniel and Noni are not leaving their isolated shop on Bear Ridge despite the lack of custom and instead are reminiscing about the times when people were not divided and used the old language.
Read on for reasons including why monstagigz favourite Sion Daniel Young shines here
WHERE? Royal Court RUN TIME: 100 minutes (no interval)
WHEN?: 29/12 (matinee), runs to 26/1/19
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returned recently to the West End and it was for her part in the original production that Nicola Walker (who we last saw in AView From The Bridge in 2015) won a Best Supporting Actress Olivier.
Read on for reasons including why Walker’s interrogative qualities honed on TV are well realised here
It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2016? Over the next fortnight we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 12 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2016.
Read on for nominees for the monsta for new play of the year. 2015 winner: Temple (Donmar)
What did hangmen do after the abolition of capital punishment in England in 1964? That’s the brilliant idea at the heart of Martin McDonagh’s new play although its, ahem, execution could be more compelling.