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Sick! festival review – a funny, heartfelt poke at the biggest...

The title of Candoco Dance Company’s show, Let’s Talk About Dis, might as well be the strapline for Manchester’s Sick! festival. The three-week...

Reasons to Stay Alive review – striking staging of Matt Haig...

Depression is “invisible”, says Matt Haig at the start of his best-selling book Reasons to Stay Alive. The theatre, however, deals in the...

Macbeth review – ferocity and techno witches in gender-switched tragedy

Let’s number the qualities Lucy Ellinson brings to the role of Macbeth. Foremost among them is intelligence. Sharp and lucid, she upturns the...

All hail Tina Fey: the funniest comic of the 21st century

A nice girl with an anarchic bent and a tongue as sharp as a boning knife, Tina Fey has dominated sketch comedy (as...

The 50 best comedians of the 21st century

50 The queen of indie comedy announced herself as a sweet-natured woman-child, making not so much shows as scrapbooks of the things that made...