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Theatre Review: The Animals and Children Took to the Streets, Liverpool Playhouse

October 22, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Animals and Children Took to the Streets, Liverpool Playhouse

It is barely 70 minutes long and its constituent parts are a trio of women with white-painted faces, an unseen piano and some cartoons.

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Theatre Review: Persuasion, Liverpool Playhouse

October 11, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Persuasion, Liverpool Playhouse

I think that my plus one said it best: “perfectly pleasant”.

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Theatre Review: George’s Marvellous Medicine, Liverpool Playhouse 

April 18, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: George’s Marvellous Medicine, Liverpool Playhouse 

Ok that’s it. From now on, all children’s theatre productions need to feature giant humanoid chickens with a steampunk aesthetic and fabulous comic timing.

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Review: The Wedding, Liverpool Playhouse

February 24, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Wedding, Liverpool Playhouse

Three star reviews can be a cop out. I worked for one editor who unofficially banned them. They can mean fence-sitting; not-committing; bet-hedging.

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Review: A Passage to India, Liverpool Playhouse

February 7, 2018 Comments Off on Review: A Passage to India, Liverpool Playhouse

To whom do we owe our loyalty?

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Review: Baskerville, Liverpool Playhouse

December 14, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Baskerville, Liverpool Playhouse

Every generation, it seems, has its own Sherlock Holmes.

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Review: Golem, Liverpool Playhouse

October 23, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Golem, Liverpool Playhouse

Many people of a certain age will remember the suburban wonders of a living-room slideshow. It was cinema you could do yourself with the lights out, curtains pulled, and head-cut-off holiday portraits beamed against the woodchipped wall.

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Review: Pygmalion, Liverpool Playhouse

March 10, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Pygmalion, Liverpool Playhouse

Take some raw material. Manipulate it, reshape it. Then stand back and consider what you’ve made.

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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 Rivals, Liverpool Playhouse

October 11, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Rivals, Liverpool Playhouse

I love a good laugh, me.

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