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Othello, Patrick Brennan, Paul Duckworth, Cerith Flinn & Golda Rosheuvel -Photograph by Jonathan Keenan

Review: Othello, Liverpool Everyman

May 3, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Othello, Liverpool Everyman

It is the fate of Golda Rosheuvel that her gender will be the first thing that many people comment upon when critiquing her performance as Othello.

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Review: Paint Your Wagon, Everyman, Liverpool

March 8, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Paint Your Wagon, Everyman, Liverpool

I can see the temptation. Fiddler on the Roof was a rousing fanfare to herald the arrival of last year’s Everyman Compann, the comeback after a long absence of a distinguished theatrical institution welcomed with song, dance and critical acclaim.

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Emily Hughes & Liam Tobin in The Sum photograph by Stephen Vaughan

Review: The Sum, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

May 11, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Sum, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

At last, this is the one. This is the play the Everyman company has been waiting to reveal, the one that helps its pioneering rep project make a brilliant kind of sense.

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Fiddler on the Roof_Patrick Brennan_by Stephen Vaughan

Review: Fiddler on the Roof, Liverpool Everyman

February 23, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Fiddler on the Roof, Liverpool Everyman

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.

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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: 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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Review: I Am Thomas, Liverpool Playhouse

February 25, 2016 2 Comments

In the week that my jaw plummeted in a southerly direction due to unexpected use of the phrase “zipless fuck” on Radio 4 – at 10.45am no less – you might think there’s nowhere left for transgressive discourse to go.

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The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary!

Review: The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary! at Liverpool Everyman

February 12, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary! at Liverpool Everyman

When approaching a stage adaptation of a literary classic, it can be useful to be familiar with the source material, particularly if you intend to review the show.

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The Odyssey at Liverpool Everyman theatre.

Review: The Odyssey, Liverpool Everyman

October 4, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Odyssey, Liverpool Everyman

We all became so blasé about the concept of a ‘journey’ didn’t we? Sit down, lift off, couple of gins, a nice snooze and then whooosh, applaud the pilot and back on the ground.

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Dominic Marsh as Macheath in Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs) by Kneehigh Theatre @ HOME Manchester (11-26 Sept 2015). Photo (c) Steve Tanner

Review: Dead Dog in a Suitcase, HOME, Manchester

September 17, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Dead Dog in a Suitcase, HOME, Manchester

There’s an urban legend about a dead dog in a suitcase.

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