Reviews

Forty Years On

Alan Bennett (Chichester Festival Theatre at Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester).
Reviewer: Sheila Connor

Michael Peavoy (Gilbert Markham) and Phoebe Pryce (Helen Graham), Richard Davenport

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Deborah McAndrew, based on the novel by Anne Brontë (York Theatre Royal and Octagon Theatre Bolton at York Theatre Royal).
Reviewer: James Ballands

Penny Layden (Britannia), Christian Patterson (Cymru), Sarah Lee

My Country; a work in progress

In the words of people across the UK and Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy (National Theatre at Curve Theatre, Leicester).
Reviewer: Sally Jack

Christian Edwards as Cyrano, Nobby Clark, Northern Broadsides

Cyrano

Deborah McAndrew after Edmond Rostand (Northern Broadsides and New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme at Everyman, Cheltenham).
Reviewer: Colin Davison

Rhodri Meilir and Alexandria Riley, in rehearsal,

How My Light Is Spent

Alan Harris (Royal Exchange Theatre, Sherman Theatre, Theatre by the Lake at Royal Exchange Theatre).
Reviewer: David Chadderton

Mark Edel-Hunt as Daniel Quinn, Jonathan Keenan

Paul Auster's City of Glass

Adapted for the stage by Duncan Macmillan, based on the first novel of the New York Trilogy by Paul Auster and the graphic novel by Paul Auster and David Mazzuchelli (59 Productions, HOME and Lyric Hammersmith at Lyric Hammersmith).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Ross Ericson (Jack), Grist to the Mill Productions

The Unknown Soldier

Ross Ericson (Grist to the Mill Productions Ltd at Upstairs at the Western, Leicester).
Reviewer: Sally Jack

Bart Soroczynski (Il Matto, centre) and ensemble, Robert Day

La Strada

Based on the subject and script work by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano and Tullio Pinelli (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds).
Reviewer: James Ballands

Richard Booth and Marah Stafford as Cheshire Cat, Rah Petherbridge

Alice's Adventures Underground

Oliver Lansley and Anthony Spargo (Les Enfants Terribles and ebp in association with Creature of London at The Vaults, Waterloo).
Reviewer: Amy Yorston

Natasha J Barnes as Fanny Brice, Manuel Harlan

Funny Girl - the Musical

Music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Bob Merrill, book by Isobel Lennart from an original story by Miss Lennart, revised book by Harvey Fierstein (Menier Chocolate Factory at New Victoria Theatre, Woking).
Reviewer: Sheila Connor