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Getting ready for rep with Liverpool Everyman

February 14, 2017 No Comments

There’s an unmistakeable air of expectation at Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre these days.

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Stage Around set to build 360-degree theatre in Liverpool regeneration project

February 7, 2017 Comments Off on Stage Around set to build 360-degree theatre in Liverpool regeneration project

Liverpool is to become home to the UK’s first revolving 360-degree Stage-Around Theatre as part of a multi-million pound programme to attract creative businesses to the Ten Streets district regeneration project.

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Review: Roger McGough, Brian Patten and Little Machine, Liverpool Playhouse

February 3, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Roger McGough, Brian Patten and Little Machine, Liverpool Playhouse

It’s a long time since I’ve seen anyone wearing a snake belt, but when the poet Roger McGough takes to the Liverpool Playhouse stage wearing just such an accessory, it turns out to be merely the first disarming sensory flashback of my night.

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Review: The Star, Liverpool Playhouse

December 15, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Star, Liverpool Playhouse

It’s amazing what a difference two and a half hours can make.

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Review: Aladdin, Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

December 14, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Aladdin, Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

It’s not often that I feel like a High Court judge, but as I peruse the Aladdin cast list at Liverpool’s cosy Epstein Theatre, I experience the same sense of disconnection from popular culture that occasionally afflicts m’learned friends.

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Constellations: Northern Soul explores the new displays at Tate Liverpool

December 3, 2016 Comments Off on Constellations: Northern Soul explores the new displays at Tate Liverpool

As we journey around our digital world, we are well used to following links and making connections between subjects that we might not otherwise have explored. For those of us who are fatally inquisitive, even if just as a means to procrastinate, this endless hop, skip and jump from subject to subject has its dangers.

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Review: Dragon Bros, Space Lizard Studio

December 3, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Dragon Bros, Space Lizard Studio

New from Liverpool-based indie developers Space Lizard Studio, Dragon Bros is a gloriously old school platformer.

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Did you learn to dream in the morning? A tribute to Liverpool Everyman’s Alan Dossor

November 29, 2016 Comments Off on Did you learn to dream in the morning? A tribute to Liverpool Everyman’s Alan Dossor

It’s an afternoon of images. It’s an afternoon of love.

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Yves Klein at Tate Liverpool: we talk to curator Darren Pih

October 23, 2016 Comments Off on Yves Klein at Tate Liverpool: we talk to curator Darren Pih

It seems obvious to me now that Yves Klein‘s Leap into the Void was a fake.

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Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

October 13, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

Everyone knows that 1966 was a great year. England won the World Cup, the phrase “swinging London” was used for the first time and, over in Italy, the events that led to Shakespeare writing The Two Gentlemen of Verona were being played out.

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