Martin Shaw (William Russell) and Jeff Fahey (Joseph Cantwell), Geraint Lewis

The Best Man

Gore Vidal (Bill Kenwright at Richmond Theatre).
Reviewer: Keith Mckenna

Michael Fabiano (Rodolfo) and Nicole Car (Mimì), Catherine Ashmore, ROH

La Bohème

Puccini (Royal Opera House at Regal cinema, Evesham, and other venues).
Reviewer: Colin Davison

Sinead Matthews, Ian Redford and Aaah Ruddin, Darren Bell


Joe Orton (The Watermill at The Watermill Theatre ).
Reviewer: Robin Strapp

Danusia Samal and Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Helen Murray


Guillermo Calderón translated by William Gregory (Royal Court Theatre Downstairs).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Elena (Shanaya Rafaat), Vanya (Jamie Ballard), (background) Telyegin (Brendan Charleson), The Other Richard

Uncle Vanya

Anton Chekhov in a new version by Peter Gill (Theatr Clwyd at Theatr Clwyd).
Reviewer: Dave Jennings

Francesca Hayward as Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Bill Cooper

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon, music by Joby Talbot, design by Bob Crowley (Royal Ballet at Royal Opera House).
Reviewer: Vera Liber

Daniel Naddafy (Goose) and Danny Childs (Ugly), Brian Slater

Ugly Duckling

Emma Reeves (tutti frutti and York Theatre Royal at York Theatre Royal).
Reviewer: James Ballands

The Magic Flute, Andreas Grieger

The Magic Flute

Mozart (OperaUpClose at Soho Theatre).
Reviewer: Louise Lewis