Cynthia Erivo 'sensational' in moving musical about a friendship between a slave and a plantation owner
Black comedy about an Iraqi refugee trying to escape his past is 'witty, topical and devastating'
Dolce vita take on Shakespeare's rarely seen early romance has comic fizz and complexity
Critics praise Gillian Anderson's ‘stellar' performance as tormented Southern belle in updated Williams classic
Oscar-winning historical rom-com finds its true home in Lee Hall's delightful stage version, say critics
Helen McCrory a 'scorching' heroine in 'horribly gripping' update of Euripides's Greek tragedy
Rupert Everett gives 'best stage performance to date' in Shaffer's scintillating tale of jealousy
State-of-the-nation play is packed with thorny issues beneath 'laugh-out-loud' comedy
Lynn Nottage's tale of a lonely black seamstress in early 1900s New York is 'a serious delight'
Bouquets and brickbats for Hobbit star Freeman as he tries his hand at being sinister
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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