Standing room only at the Grand Opera House, but it's worth it for Derek Jacobi's 'chilling whispers' as the dotard king
David Benson cracks open a can of worms in a play Andrew Johnston describes as 'essential'
Caught between confusion and delight, Fionola Meredith enjoys the blend of political incorrectness and slapstick
The unorthodox comic is a strange mix of the good, the bad - and it gets ugly at the Black Box
Choreographed and directed by Craig Revel Horwood, this production of Chess is light on politics and big on love
An early work by Owen McCafferty is given its Northern Irish debut, but has it stood the test of time?
Despite a 'gaggle of noisy women', the Dublin comic ingratiates himself with the Empire faithful
Does everyone know the rules of sectarianism? This play turns the spotlight on the audience to find out
Based on Hitler's writings and rants, this provocative piece of theatre is uncomfortable but essential viewing
Saucy comments, a passable pasodoble and Anne Widdecombe: there's only one word to describe the Strictly Live show - fab-u-lous!
Scottish Ballet return to Belfast with 'a mischievous, tender, exciting' performance of Prokofiev's masterpiece
A mother on hunger strike and a daughter sent to enforce the law, but where is the emotional punch in Hannah Burke's two-hander?
The life story of snooker's greatest genius graduates to the Grand Opera House
The latest production from NT Live is a dramatised biography of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti
A supermarket attendant lives by the example of the Oscar-winning actress
The first-time mother on kissing men with beards, witnessing a 'slagalanche' and drinking at lunch time
Autobiographical comedy with a slightly smutty centre from the unlikely star of Mock the Week
Derry comic Adam Laughlin comperes a line-up of raw talent in the Black Box
Engaging new adaptation of Marlowe’s classic tale, with moments of great theatrical frisson
Jason Donovan stars in Jeff Wayne's musical, just don't expect it to make any sense
Daleks a go-go, Neil the Hippie cast as the anti-hero and a 16-piece band - 'the very definition of crowd-pleasing'
Swearing airmen, saucy parlour games and streamers fail to paper over the cracks
The award-winning example of verbatim theatre is 'a story that needs to be told'
The Glaswegian comic's rapid ascent continues at the Ulster Hall
Follow Jo Wilding's activist evolution from tangerine thrower to tragedienne Trevilino in Iraq
A defiant feminist response to a culture of body hatred
A 'warm, funny and thought-provoking' play at the Festival Fringe
Not one for the tourists, Colin Bateman's first stage show makes for a dark and bumpy ride
Brian Friel’s play enjoys a welcome resuscitation as a rehearsed reading
A tear-inducing dance performance of the highest calibre
Joe Nawaz gets lost in a moment
Post-Troubles triptych of three plays in one day
Challenging our attitudes towards race and immigration
Laugh with him or at him, all that matters is that you laugh
The life and work of composer Joan Trimble commemorated in her own Enniskillen
The comedy psychic has Joe Nawaz hiding the nibbles
Mamma Mia! for Proclaimers fans. Andrew Johnston is blown away
'Brave is not the word'
Just another dance show? Mark Ward thought so, but he couldn't have been more wrong
As Guy Masterson prepares to perform his one-man adaptation of Animal Farm for the last time, he tells Joanne Savage about its enduring relevance
A frenetic, fast-paced comedy that combines cultural critique with good craic. Just don't laugh at your own jokes
O'Hanlon's comic turn in Bangor is a source of reliable laughs but little controversy. Just don't ask about the 'cassock' joke, writes Julie Harvey
Three generations of female Dubliners capture the imagination, writes Julie Harvey
Sincere insincerity and statistics that lie capture the teenage experience. We review the show in Dublin before its run at the Belfast Festival at Queen's
He's big down under, but not edgy enough for the Edinburgh Fringe?
Joe Nawaz has to reluctantly admit he likes MT4Uth's production of Our House, even if he doesn't like their name
Three short plays about charm, luck and politics - 'cause it's grim up north, writes Joe Nawaz
Joe Nawaz finds that society continues to be 'soft on the causes of hate crime'
Fionola Meredith finds faults aplenty in Lynch and Jones' ode to a damaged national hero
Five writers, including David Ireland, Stacey Gregg and 'Marty from the Docks', show Joe Nawaz where they're from
Last writes for Ransom’s groundbreaking theatre programme
Who was William Shakespeare really? Simon Callow looks for the answer using Shakespeare's history and work in this ambitious one-man play
One-man production of Dylan Thomas’s masterpiece brilliantly discombobulates, writes Joanne Savage
A dirty weekend in one night at the Ramada Encore thanks to Prime Cut's production of Fiona Evans' Scarborough
It might ruffle some feathers, but Marie Jones' latest production doesn't impress Fionola Meredith
Get a bit of culture in you instead of a cheese and onion sandwich. Your workmates will thank you
Time to lock up your sons, daughters and poodles - Frank ‘N’ Furter, the most fabulous extraterrestrial transvestite in history, is back at the Grand Opera House
Joe Nawaz thinks the blackbird in this production has hit a sour note
Joe Nawaz has an urge to rewind Tinderbox's surreal, subjective play
The play that you are about to see was based on a true story