A Midsummer Night’s Dream, BBC1 ★★★★★

Russell T Davies’ Shakespeare adaptation is both lovingly faithful and gloriously refreshed

A View from Islington North, Arts Theatre ★★★

Reviewed for The Reviews Hub: Out of Joint theatre company’s evening of political satire collects works old and new by some of our country’s best-known playwrights, taking potshots at several elements of the current political establishment to varying levels of success. The first, oldest piece, is Mark Ravenhill’s The Mother, with Sarah Alexander as a foul-mouthed…