Philip's Top 5

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

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Daniella Isaacs in Hear Me Raw,

Hear Me Raw

LIPSINK in association with United Agents at Soho Theatre

Parliament Square,

Parliament Square

Royal Exchange Theatre and Bush Theatre at Royal Exchange Theatre

Tom (Philippe Edwards) and Elizabeth (Louise Hoare), Tim Hall


Southern Magpie Theatre at The Hope Theatre, Islington

Bettrys Jones (Oskar) and Sarah Wright (Oskar), Steve Tanner

The Tin Drum

Kneehigh, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Oliver Dimsdale as Astrov in Uncle Vanya, The Other Richard

Uncle Vanya

Sheffield Theatres and Theatr Clwyd at Crucible Studio

Dracula at Sutton House, John Wilson


Tea Break Theatre at Sutton House

Sandra Veronica Stańczyk as Lady Elizabeth Woodruff, Michael Brydon

The Raven

Okai Collier Company / Evcol Entertainment at Old Red Lion

Patrice Naiambana (Davies), Iona Firouzabadi

The Caretaker

Royal and Derngate and Bristol Old Vic at Royal and Derngate, Northampton

George Kemp, Jake Morgan, Kevin Brewer, James Dutton, Philip Tull

The Wipers Times

Trademark Touring and Watermill Theatre at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

The Cast of Hair, Claire Bilyard


Hope Mill Theatre at The Vaults, Waterloo

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