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Age of Rage

“I hardly ever imagine about the viewers right up until the previous days before we conduct,” said director Ivo van Hove before this calendar year. “You can not be inventive because you censor on your own … I under no circumstances would have built Age of Rage if I’d assumed of the viewers.” The consequence was an enthralling epic, pushing 4 several hours, welding alongside one another tales from Euripides and Aeschylus, and carried out with blistering electrical power by his ITA ensemble. Here’s an unmissable possibility to enjoy it are living on 11 December.

A Frightening Little Tempest

This to start with at any time livestreamed generation from Cornwall’s windswept Minack theatre suggests you can now love its household Xmas exhibit with no packing scarves and woollies. A co-generation by Scary Little Ladies and Generation Theatre, it brings together Cornish mythology with The Tempest. Check out are living on 20 December.

Dick Whittington

Nottingham Playhouse places on a single of the most raucous pantos in the land. This yr it turns to Mr Richard Whittington Esq, his faithful feline and the dastardly King Rat. Panto dame John Elkington qualified prospects the enjoyment. On desire from 12 December, with a particular Xmas Eve edition also readily available.

Kristin Hutchinson in Grey Guy. Photograph: Nick Rutter

Grey Guy

You can however obtain large-high quality new theatre online for totally free: get this 30-moment “stage and display screen experiment” prepared by Lulu Raczka and unveiled by Liminal Phase Productions. Kate O’Flynn and Kristin Hutchinson star in an elliptical chiller about a missing sister and a bogeyman. Obtainable on YouTube until finally 17 December.

Into the Night

Filmed in a solitary acquire, Frazer Flintham’s perform is a retelling of the 1981 Penlee disaster when an full Cornish crew died trying to rescue a coaster that was on its maiden voyage. Just one of extra than a dozen productions offered on demand from Authentic Theatre Firm.

The Bolds

The Unicorn in London has a complete festive year, with Pinocchio on the main stage and Xmas in the Sunshine in the smaller sized theatre. On the internet, there’s another chance to look at its 2021 musical production for above-sixes, dependent on Julian Clary’s story about a suburban loved ones of hyenas. Offered for no cost right until 31 December.

Sebastian Orozco and Jimena Larraguivel in A Fight Against at the Royal Court in 2021.
Sebastian Orozco and Jimena Larraguivel in A Combat Versus … at the Royal Court in 2021. Photograph: Tristram Kenton/The Guardian

A Struggle Versus …

The Royal Court’s admired 2021 production of Pablo Manzi’s political engage in is now streaming till 14 December. The drama hops between Chile, Peru and the US from 1998 to 2019 and explores “whether violence provides us closer together and what it requires to make a community”. Sam Pritchard directs.

Sherlock Holmes: The Valley of Dread

Blackeyed Theatre’s adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s final novel about the Baker Street sleuth is touring right until the spring but an elegantly filmed model is now accessible online till 22 January. The tale proceeds from a manor home murder outside Tunbridge Wells to a solution society in Pennsylvania.

Arthur Pita’s version of The Little Match Girl, on stage in 2014.
Arthur Pita’s model of The Minor Match Lady, on phase in 2014. Photograph: Tristram Kenton/The Guardian

The Minimal Match Lady

Hans Christian Andersen’s 1845 story, about a destitute child’s darkish evening of the soul on Xmas Eve, is supplied an imaginative makeover by Arthur Pita that involves a duet on the moon in 1969. A household fable to spark heat, it’s offered to hire on Sadler’s Wells Digital Stage until eventually 15 January.

He Who Opens the Doorway

The ever-enterprising Finborough proceeds its motivation to Ukrainian theatre with a fifty percent-hour electronic manufacturing composed by Neda Nezhdana whose play Pussycat in Memory of Darkness was staged at the London theatre this summer time. A black comedy established in existing-day Ukraine, it is readily available on YouTube.