Author: Fran Yeoman
Patrick Marber’s re-working of Hedda Gabler attracted rave reviews during its sold-out run at the National Theatre, but many of them centred around the performance of that version’s leading lady, Ruth Wilson.Read the full story..
When a two-year-old has to be hauled out of a venue screaming “I want it again”, you would generally chalk that one up as a hit.Read the full story..
It was as the on-stage doorbell rang for the fourth time that my two-year-old daughter, atop my knee in the semi-dark of The Lowry’s Lyric Theatre, turned to me with a mixture of optimism and desperation to query: “The tiger come now?”Read the full story..
For the final show of the five productions in its revival season, the Liverpool Everyman Company has played it safe with Romeo and Juliet. Except that it hasn’t, quite,Read the full story..
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show might be named exclusively after Eric Carle’s globally-famous ravenous insect, but is in fact an hour-long romp through a wider slice of the author’s imagination.Read the full story..
It is perhaps appropriate that the Liverpool Everyman’s first rep company in 25 years should open their inaugural production with a rousing song called Tradition.Read the full story..
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