Spanish playwright Guillem Clua had to cancel his flight to London to attend last night's performance of his acclaimed two-hander The Swallow at the Cervantes Theatre - so he skyped in for the post-show Q&A.
The Big Things, at Barons Court Theatre, brings us into the world of Grace who, after meeting and falling in love with Malcolm and becoming a parent, is diagnosed with autism.
Getting the accents for lovers Kendra and Betty just right is indicative of the overall authenticity achieved in Matthew Gould's production.
How did Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting become a cultural phenomenon? I’m finally ready to immerse myself
I first saw Harry Gibson's stage adaptation of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting in the 1990s when I was a recently-arrived-from-America twenty-something in London.
I'm pretty certain that my event last night at SOLDIER ON was my largest-ever panel for a post-show Q&A: in total, there were 19 of us, including me. Thank goodness the Playground Theatre had plenty of chairs.
When you hold a post-show Q&A on Mothering Sunday, it's awfully helpful to have a mother of one of the show's stars in the cast.
If an elderly relative in enormous physical pain begged you to help them to die, would you? Would you ever ask the same of someone else? What is a ‘decent death’?
I've been raving about Julius Caesar to everyone over the past few weeks, and particularly the experience of seeing it in the pit of the staggeringly versatile Bridge Theatre.
Why should we stay angry? Philip Ridley articulated for me what I so often want to say to people who shrug their shoulders about Donald Trump’s latest assault on human decency.
What’s the point of philosophy? According to Ludwig Wittgenstein, as portrayed in Ron Elisha’s moving and thought-provoking two-hander The Soul of Wittgenstein: “It creates the illusion of knowledge. Which gives one a sense of order."