Isabella (Emma Paetz) and Annie (Ruth Gemmell), Jack Sain

No Place for a Woman

Cordelia O’Neill (Small Things Theatre in association with Theatre503 at Theatre503).
Reviewer: Keith Mckenna

Northern Ballet dancers in Casanova, Caroline Holden


Choreography Kenneth Tindall (Northern Ballet at Sadler's Wells).
Reviewer: Vera Liber

Fela Lufadeju as Big Jack, Scott Rylander


Adapted from her novel by Emma Donoghue with music and lyrics by Cora Bissett and Kathryn Joseph (Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Theatre, Dublin co-production, in association with National Theatre of Scotland and Covent Garden productions at Theatre Royal, Stratford East).
Reviewer: Howard Loxton

Bathsheba Piepe and Matthew Romain, Robert Workman

Before the Party

Rodney Ackland based on a short story by W Somerset Maugham (Salisbury Playhouse at Salisbury Playhouse).
Reviewer: Anne Hill

Isabella Nefar (Centre), Johan Persson


Yaël Farber (Olivier Theatre (National Theatre)).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Shaun Williamson and Sue Holderness in Out Of Order, Darren Bell

Out Of Order

Ray Cooney (Tom O'Connell Productions at Malvern Theatres).
Reviewer: G.D.Mills

Nicole Bartlett as Sheila, Daniel Easton as Max and William Ellis as Tony, Mark Douet

Dial M For Murder

Frederick Knott (New Vic Theatre at New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme).
Reviewer: Steve Orme

Kirill Safonov as Jerry Ryan and Chulpan Khamatova as Gittel Mosca in Two for the Seesaw, Sergei Petrov

Two for the Seesaw

William Gibson (Moscow Sovremennik Theatre at Piccadilly Theatre).
Reviewer: Vera Liber

Joanne Clifton as Millie,

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Richard Morris and Dick Scanlon with new music by Jeanine Tesoro and new lyrics by Dick Scanlon (David King at New Victoria Theatre, Woking).
Reviewer: Sheila Connor

Henry Lloyd-Hughes (Rory Stewart), Marc Brenner

Occupational Hazards

Stephen Brown, Based on the Memoir by Rory Stewart (Hampstead Theatre).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher