Philip's Top 5

Every week London editor Philip Fisher selects the top five plays in London.

The Alternative Top 5

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Scratchworks' Nel at Vault Festival,


Scratchworks Theatre Company at Vault Festival

Katy Kavanagh and Colin Connor, Ian Tilton

Two 2

Octagon Theatre Bolton at Octagon Theatre, Bolton



East Riding Theatre Company at East Riding Theatre

Joshua LeClair as Hollis, Howard Jenkins as Addison Meisner and Andre Refig as Wilson Meisner, Scott Rylander

Road Show

Phil Willmott Company at Union Theatre

Nicholas Farrell as Guy Burgess,

Single Spies

Chichester Festival Theatre and Birmingham Repertory Company at Chichester Festival Theatre

Tropicana Troupe, Piet-Hein Out

Cirque Berserk

Martin Burton for the Zippos Organisation at Peacock Theatre

6FootStories, Zinta Gercans


6FootStories at The Hope Theatre

While You Wait

BTG has partnered with Fuel Theatre on a series of podcasts called While You Wait.

  1. Waiting... Now by Paul Clark in collaboration with Bill Brewer
  2. Waiting... to be born by Lewis Gibson in collaboration with Debra Bick and Sarah Beake
  3. Waiting... in a hairdressers by Malika Booker in collaboration with Emily Butterworth
  4. Waiting... to come home by Caroline Horton in collaboration with Jennifer Wild
  5. Waiting... for a Cancer Diagnosis by Brian Lobel, in collaboration with Iain Perdue
  6. Waiting... are we? By The Company in collaboration with Jonathan Reades and Raphael Woolf
  7. Waiting... for a loved one to die by Rachel Mars in collaboration with Fliss Murtagh
  8. Waiting... for the inevitable by Toby Jones in collaboration with Peter Giese

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