Red Demon

Hideki Noda, translated and adapted by Roger Pulvers, British adaptation by Hideki Noda and Matt Wilkinson (Old Vic).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Darwin in Malibu

Crispin Whittell (The Door, Birmingham Repertory Theatre).
Reviewer: Steve Orme

The Tamer Tamed

John Fletcher (RSC at the Newcastle Playhouse).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

King Cromwell

Oliver Ford Davies (Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher


Michael Frayn (Salisbury Playhouse).
Reviewer: Kevin Catchpole

Far from the Madding Crowd

Adapted from the novel by Thomas Hardy by Ali Gorton (Middle Ground Theatre Company at the Gala Theatre, Durham, and touring).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan


George Orwell (Haymarket, Leicester).
Reviewer: Steve Orme

Under the Curse

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, in a new version by Dan Farrelly (Gate Theatre).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher