Luke Maddison, Charlotte Ryder, Jack Lloyd, Lauren Waine, Topher McGrillis

The War of the Worlds

Laura Lindow, adapted from the novel by H G Wells (NORTH at Northern Stage, Newcastle).
Reviewer: Peter Lathan

Luis Cansino (Don Carlos di Vargas) and Justina Gringyte (Preziosilla), Richard Hubert Smith, WNO

La forza del destino

Verdi (Welsh National Opera at Millennium Centre, Cardiff).
Reviewer: Colin Davison

The Grift, S Rylander

The Grift

Tom Salaman (Danielle Tarento at Bethnal Green Town Hall Hotel).
Reviewer: Thomas Magill

Hayley Atwell (Jenny), Alastair Muir

Dry Powder

Sarah Burgess (Hampstead Theatre).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Abhin Galeya (Tesman) and Lizzy Watts (Hedda), BrinkhoffMögenburg

Hedda Gabler

Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Patrick Marber (National Theatre at New Victoria Thestre, Woking).
Reviewer: Louise Lewis

The company, Pamela Raith


Ben Adams and Chris Wilkins (Kevin & George Wood and Warwick Davis at The Other Palace).
Reviewer: Amy Yorston

Joseph Chance as Jago, Oliver Bennet as Huck and Florence Roberts as Jeanie, Blerim Racaj

Booby's Bay

Henry Darke (Alison Holder in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre at Finborough Theatre).
Reviewer: Howard Loxton