Dennis Herdman (Penitent Brothel), Sarah Ridgeway (Truly Kidman) and Ian Redford (Sir Bounteous Peersucker), Manuel Harlan

A Mad World My Masters

Thomas Middleton (English Touring Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company at Barbican Theatre).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Gina Beck as Bathsheba, Michael Wharley

Far From the Madding Crowd

Thomas Hardy, adapted by Jessica Swale (Watermill Theatre Company at Watermill Theatre Newbury).
Reviewer: Robin Strapp

Maya Politaki and Anna Woolhouse in Shh…BANG, Ludovic Des Cognets


(Peut-Être Theatre at Polka Theatre).
Reviewer: Vera Liber

Tessa Bell-Briggs, Roberta Taylor, Sharlene White and Olivia Llewellyn. Below: Lucy Fleming, Indira Joshi, Hayley Squires and Eileen Pollock,

As Good a Time As Any

Peter Gill (Print Room at the Coronet at Print Room at the Coronet).
Reviewer: Howard Loxton

Nigel Barrett (Cyrano) and John Paul Connolly (Le Bret), Robert Day

Cyrano de Bergerac

Based on the translation by Anthony Burgess of the play by Edmond Rostand (Royal & Derngate and Northern Stage at Northern Stage, Newcastle).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Dorian Simpson & James Ifan, Pallasca Photography

A Good Clean Heart

Alun Saunders (The Other Room at Porters, Cardiff).
Reviewer: Othniel Smith