Local theatre productions and exhibitions.
A play which comes loaded with history but fails to live up to expectations.
A perfectly staged version of Beckett's challenging work.
A show which is mesmerisingly beautiful and laugh-out-loud funny in equal measure.
It has taken almost twenty years for Mike Poulton's adaptation of Turgenev's tragi-comedy to reach London, having premiered at Chichester in 1996 and won Alan Bates an award on Broadway.
Unlike Rosa Parks or Little Rock, the Scottsboro Boys haven't entered the lexicon of pivotal moments in the American civil rights movement - at least not in the UK.
The star names of Vanessa Redgrave, James Earl Jones and Mark Rylance make this a must-see production. But poor initial reviews led to the SE1 critic attending with trepidation.
'This performance contains filthy language and bare flesh,' says a notice outside Shakespeare's Globe where The Lightning Child is being staged.
Gabriel is an unusual unfolding of post-Shakespearian themes of London life, the position of women and the role of the trumpet in the works of Henry Purcell.
No piece of theatre could fully convey the horrors and injustices of the fight for Congolese independence.
This may not be a flawless production but its characteristics reflect those of its own characters; imperfect, compelling and beautiful.
Try as it might, this production is unable to turn a dud play into something more fantastic.
This outstanding production doesn't require sun in order to shine.
"Welcome to the all new Southwark arena," declares the the 'DJ' opening Tanzi Libre at the new Southwark Playhouse.
You would be hard pushed to guess that Public Enemy was written in 1882 if you did not know it to be an Ibsen.
The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's most bizarre plays combining a lightness of touch with much darker themes.