The Elephant Vanishes

Complicité, Inspired by the Collection of Short Stories by Haruki Murakami (Barbican).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

The Sorcerer

W S Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan (The Centenary Company at Blackheath Halls, London SE3).
Reviewer: Gill Stoker

The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare (Theatre Royal Plymouth and Thelma Holt, on tour at Nottingham Theatre Royal).
Reviewer: Steve Orme

Hobson's Choice

Harold Brighouse, in a new adaptation by Tanika Gupta (Young Vic).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher


Sophocles, adapted by David Stuttard (Actors of Dionysus at the Gala Theatre, Durham, and touring).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

The Mysteries

Conceived and created by Mark Dornford-May and Charles Hazlewood (Wilton's Music Hall Production at Theatre Royal, Newcastle - on tour).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Dirty Dusting

Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood (Customs House, South Shields).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan