Paul McGann as Von Prutz and Venice Van Someren as Estelle, Robin Savage


Moira Buffini (Catherine Schreiber Productions at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford).
Reviewer: Sheila Connor

Brendan Cowell and Billy Howle, Johan Persson

Life of Galileo

Bertolt Brecht, translated by John Willett (Young Vic Theatre).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Ashley Shaw (Victoria Page), Johan Perrson

The Red Shoes

Directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, music by Bernard Herrmann (New Adventures at Curve Theatre, Leicester).
Reviewer: Sally Jack

Brian Merry, Hong Kong City

Hong Kong City

Max Wilkinson (The King’s Head Theatre, Islington).
Reviewer: Keith Mckenna

Louise Jameson, Cathy Tyson, Souad Faress, Janet Henfrey and Denise Black, Richard Davenport

Winter Hill

Timberlake Wertenbaker (Octagon Theatre Bolton at Octagon Theatre).
Reviewer: David Chadderton

Dawn Sievewright (Fionnula), Frances Mayli McCann (Kylah), Caroline Deyga (Chell), Manuel Harlan

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

Based on the Novel by Alan Warner, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall (National Theatre of Scotland at Duke of York's Theatre).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Greg Hicks as Richard, Alex Brenner

Richard III

William Shakespeare (Arcola Theatre).
Reviewer: Howard Loxton

Matthew Kellett as Papageno and Emily Jane Thomas as Pamina, Bill Knight

The Magic Flute

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto in a new English version by John Savournin and David Eaton (Charles Court Opera at King's Head Theatre).
Reviewer: Howard Loxton

The Gap In The Light - Simon Elshon as Ethan and Ellie Isherwood as Hana, Alex Nicolau

The Gap In The Light

Devised by Engineer Theatre Collective (Engineer Theatre Collective at New Diorama Theatre).
Reviewer: Sandra Giorgetti