Minette Marrin

Minette Marrin

Simon McBurney and Complicité have created a memorable production of Beckett’s Endgame

The sheer scale of the economic meltdown may be too complex to explain on stage — yet

Seventy years after the start of the Second World War, two pre-war plays still resonate

Two contrasting productions of Shakespeare prove that the plays can still be made to work for us

The London stage is both winner and loser from super-celebrity casting

Two musicals – Spring Awakening and A Little Night Music – have been rapturously received. Can so many be wrong?

Political power and its abuses are the central concerns of three fine new productions: England People Very nice, Burnt by the Sun and King Lear

The politically correct use euphemism as a means of control, but language itself resists this and fights back

A British production of a Japanese work, Shun-kin is a near-perfect triumph

Some plays just don’t stand the test of time: Twelfth Night at the Wyndham Theatre; Loot at the Tricycle Theatre