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Editor’s Choice

Every week one of our Managing Editors will choose the best five reviews from the preceding 7 days. Just another thing we’ll do to try and make your theatre-going decisions as easy as possible!

Editor’s Choice: 25 – 31 May

Credit: Finboroughtheatre.co.uk

Three shows on this week's lineup, all very different! From a hard-hitting monologue against the glorification of war, to a series of sketches based on a 17th century aristocracy code of conduct, there is certainly something to cater to all tastes. All shows listed below are still running this coming week.

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Editor’s Choice: 18 – 24 May

Credit: Keith Pattison

Well, this certainly was a week of fantastic shows! Not only do we have two 5-star productions in the lineup, but a myriad of excellent 4-star shows also made the cut. All innovative in their own right, I simply couldn't cut the list down to fewer that six shows this week... Enjoy! And remember, all shows in the Editor's choice are still running, at least for the next week - so do try and nab yourself some tickets!

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Editor’s Choice: 27 April – 3 May

Credit: James Allan

1. Orpheus at Battersea Arts Centre – ★★★★★. Until 17th May. Our only 5-star shows in this week’s lineup, this production of Orpheus at the BAC combines Greek myth with French Jazz. Django Reinhardt becomes the eponymous Orpheus, in a show awash with music, dancing, acting and singing. Our reviewer had tears in her eyes at the climax… in her words: “If you have any love for theatre and performance it is imperative you go and see this play.” 2. ...

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Editor’s Choice: 20-26 April

Credit: Donmar Warehouse

1. Privacy at Donmar Warehouse – ★★★★. Until 31st May. Privacy is director Josie Rourke’s latest offering to be played at the Donmar. This is a dystopian production which focuses on some of the biggest modern day fears. General technophobia, the NSA spying on us, Google using our data to sell us more things… there are plenty of things to be concerned about in the modern day, and Privacy is there to get you thingking about them. As our reviewer put ...

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