29 December 2005

In No Particular Reverse Order, Some Favourites of 2005

If Destroyed True
Douglas Maxwell, Paines Plough at the Chocolate Factory, directed by John Tiffany



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Henry IV
William Shakespeare, NT, Nicholas Hytner





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The Lemon Princess
Rachael McGill, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Ruth Carney



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Tristan and Yseult
Kneehigh, NT




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Uncle Vanya
Anton Chekhov, Barbican, Lev Dodin and Maly Theatre of St.Petersburg



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Harvest
Richard Bean, Royal Court, Wilson Milam



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Two Thousand Years
Mike Leigh, NT



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Over Gardens Out
Peter Gill, Southwark Playhouse, Andrew Steggall




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Mercury Fur
Philip Ridley, Paines Plough/Chocolate Factory, John Tiffany



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Mary Stuart
Friedrich Schiller (new version by Peter Oswald), Donmar Warehouse, Phyllida Lloyd




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Here's to an equally engrossing and enlivening lot of shows next year (fingers crossed)

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