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Content warning: this festival is for 'generation snowflake'

Handle With Care, the title of a new theatre festival in London about “generation snowflake”, is smartly ambiguous. Read as an instruction, it...

Out of Sorts review – deeply tender drama about belonging

Zara is a British-Arab millennial who feels the strain of her double-barrelled identity: to her white British friends, she is a vegan hipster...

Ten minutes to face the apocalypse! A dance-off for dark times

There are questions about the validity of scoring art (hey, some of us have made a living out of it) but people love...

The Ice Cream Boys review – an ambitious slice of South...

Gail Louw is a South African writer, now based in Britain, who is attempting to put a slice of her nation’s history on...

Hottest ticket in town: the mega sauna hosting a Euro theatre...

I am standing behind a partition rope, waiting for the theatre to open. An excited hum rises off the crowd, and there is...

Split review – a compelling duet lays bare the female form

Shame, power, money: so many issues and expectations surround female nudity, in both life and art. It is disappointing that Australian choreographer Lucy...

Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads review – a modern...

It is unusual to see a revival of an excellent play praying for it to have dated. But it would have been a...

The Panopticon review – intense and brutal tale of a loveless...

Anna Russell-Martin doesn’t crack a smile. Playing Anais Hendricks, the 15-year-old resident of a Midlothian care home, she is stony-faced, laser-eyed and sour....

On my radar: Josie Long’s cultural highlights

Josie Long began performing standup at 14 and won the BBC New Comedy award at 17. After studying English at the University of...

The week in theatre: Mephisto [A Rhapsody]; A Day in the...

Mephisto is one of the most thought-provoking and enjoyable pieces of theatre I have seen in a long while. It was inspired...