Philip's Top 5

Every week London editor Philip Fisher selects the top five plays in London.

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Paul Hunter and Edward Petherbridge in My Perfect Mind, Manuel Harlan

My Perfect Mind

Told by an Idiot, Young Vic and Theatre Royal Plymouth at West Yorkshire Playhouse Courtyard Theatre

, Andrew H Williams

Das Ding

StoneCrabs and Tanja Pagnuco at New Diorama Theatre

Presley Chweneyagae in Rhetorical,


Theatre Royal Stratford East and Space Town Entertainment at Stratford Circus

Hotel Manager, Rafe (Stanley Eldridge), Vincent Rowley

The Hotel

Jackinabox Productions at 47/49 Tanner Street, London

Kev Orkian as Mahmud (centre) and company, Robert Day

The Infidel

Theatre Royal Stratford East and Arvind Ethan David at Theatre Royal Stratford East

Johnny Herford (Josef K), Nicholas Folwell (Guard Willem), Clive Barda

The Trial

Music Theatre Wales at Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House

While You Wait

BTG has partnered with Fuel Theatre on a series of podcasts called While You Wait.

  1. Waiting... Now by Paul Clark in collaboration with Bill Brewer
  2. Waiting... to be born by Lewis Gibson in collaboration with Debra Bick and Sarah Beake
  3. Waiting... in a hairdressers by Malika Booker in collaboration with Emily Butterworth
  4. Waiting... to come home by Caroline Horton in collaboration with Jennifer Wild
  5. Waiting... for a Cancer Diagnosis by Brian Lobel, in collaboration with Iain Perdue
  6. Waiting... are we? By The Company in collaboration with Jonathan Reades and Raphael Woolf
  7. Waiting... for a loved one to die by Rachel Mars in collaboration with Fliss Murtagh
  8. Waiting... for the inevitable by Toby Jones in collaboration with Peter Giese

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