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Rosa's Thai Liverpool

Food Review: Rosa’s Thai, Albert Dock, Liverpool

July 14, 2019 No Comments

Rosa’s is a strange beast.

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Synaesthesia spa treatment, Lush

Review: Lush Spa, Church Street, Liverpool

June 24, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Lush Spa, Church Street, Liverpool

In the past, I was never an enormous fan of Lush.

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Theatre Review: Cooped, Liverpool Playhouse

June 7, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Cooped, Liverpool Playhouse

Cooped is something akin to the best bad am-dram theatre production you’ve ever seen.

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Theatre Review: Chekhov’s First Play, Liverpool Playhouse

May 9, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Chekhov’s First Play, Liverpool Playhouse

There are productions for which the business of rating by stars can feel reductive. This is one of them.

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Stanley's Bar & Grill

Food Review: Stanley’s Bar and Grill, The Titanic Hotel, Liverpool

April 29, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: Stanley’s Bar and Grill, The Titanic Hotel, Liverpool

Foolhardy, perhaps, for an establishment called Titanic to describe anything as a launch.

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Sweeney Todd at the Everyman - Liam Tobin and Kacey Ainsworth. Photo by Marc Brenner

Theatre Review: Sweeney Todd, Everyman, Liverpool

April 22, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Sweeney Todd, Everyman, Liverpool

“I’m alive at last,” Sweeney Todd declares towards the end of act one, as he abandons his plan for targeted revenge against the judge who wronged him in favour of a throat-slitting class war against the generality of “those above”.

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Around the World in 80 Days, at the Playhouse Wed 17 Apr to Sat 20 Apr2

Theatre Review: Around the World in Eighty Days, Playhouse, Liverpool

April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Around the World in Eighty Days, Playhouse, Liverpool

It is only six months since Laura Eason’s re-telling of Phileas Fogg’s circumnavigation last docked in Liverpool, and its rapid return is testament to both the bums-on-seats appeal of Jules Verne’s classic and the wit of this production, which began life at Newcastle-Under-Lyme’s New Vic Theatre back in 2013.

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Mark Thomas

Review: Mark Thomas – Check Up: The NHS at 70, The Playhouse, Liverpool

April 15, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Mark Thomas – Check Up: The NHS at 70, The Playhouse, Liverpool

I was worried about this one.

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“Good story, good rhymes, bit scary, great pictures.” Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler talk to Northern Soul

March 27, 2019 Comments Off on “Good story, good rhymes, bit scary, great pictures.” Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler talk to Northern Soul

Axel Scheffler, one might argue, is getting desperate.

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Us Against Whatever, Everyman, Liverpool, Sam Taylor

Theatre Review: Us Against Whatever, Everyman, Liverpool

March 25, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Us Against Whatever, Everyman, Liverpool

If a British-Polish lesbian romance mixed with Hull City’s promotion to the Premier League and Brexit sounds like an unlikely recipe for a coherent piece of musical theatre, that’s because it is.

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