Lt Pearson left (George Kemp), Capt Roberts 4th from left (James Dutton) and Sgt Tyler (Dan Mersh) right, Watermill Theatre

The Wipers Times

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman (Trademark Touring and Watermill Production at Everyman, Cheltenham).
Reviewer: Colin Davison

Joe Sample (Ken "Smudger" Smith), George Stagnell (Ken "Cookey" Cooke), Adam Bruce (Dennis "Hank" Haydock), Thomas Lillywhite (Albert "Bert" Barritt) and Carl Wylie (George "Merry" Meredith), Michael J Oakes

Bomb Happy

Helena Fox (Everwitch Theatre, Helmsley Arts Centre and York Normandy Veterans at Square Chapel, Halifax).
Reviewer: James Ballands

Bryan Cranston, Jan Versweyveld


Adapted by Lee Hall, Based on the Paddy Chayefsky Film (Lyttelton Theatre (National Theatre)).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Fifi Garfield (The Manager), Abigail Poulton (Emma), Becky Bailey


Mike Bartlett (Deafinitely Theatre, New Diorama Theatre at ND2, New Diorama).
Reviewer: Keith Mckenna

Kenneth Alan Taylor (Firs), Sara Stewart (Madame Ranevskaya) and John Elkington (Lopakhin), Robert Day

The Cherry Orchard

Anton Chekhov in a version by Simon Stephens (Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company at Nottingham Playhouse).
Reviewer: Steve Orme

Shorelle Hepkin as Alice Fitzwarren, Fine Time Fontayne as Sarah Suet, Nina Shadi as Dick Whittington and Miley Rose as Tom the Cat, Joel C Fildes

Dick Whittington

Fine Time Fontayne and Kevin Shaw (Oldham Coliseum Theatre at Oldham Coliseum Theatre).
Reviewer: David Chadderton