Chris Neville-Smith’s 2011 awards

Before I start reviewing any new plays I’ve seen, here’s a look back on last year. I saw in total 83 plays over various big theatres, little theatres and fringe venues across the country, ranging, as always, from big-budget professional to the tiny amateur productions, with productions inevitably ranging from the outstanding to the unimaginably awful. But only a few can stick in my memory, so here is my pick of the best that 2011 offered me:

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