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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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Curly played by Tomos Eames and Chewy played by Taylor Jay-Davies. Photo by Polly Thomas

Review: Land of Our Fathers, Liverpool Playhouse Studio

March 3, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Land of Our Fathers, Liverpool Playhouse Studio

These days, grime is a music genre, the sound of urban Britain. But back in 1979 it had no such cultural connotations.

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The Haunting of Hill House, Liverpool Playhouse.

Review: The Haunting of Hill House, Liverpool Playhouse

December 19, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Haunting of Hill House, Liverpool Playhouse

You think you know a place. After all, you’ve been there so many times before. You know its ins and outs, every inch of its physical dimensions.

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Hudsucker Proxy

Review: The Hudsucker Proxy at Liverpool Playhouse

June 8, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Hudsucker Proxy at Liverpool Playhouse

Four years on from the Liverpool Playhouse launch of The Ladykillers – Graham Linehan’s delicious stage adaptation of the classic Ealing comedy – Liverpool theatre remains bewitched by the magical shadows of the 20th century’s greatest art form.

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Review: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Liverpool Playhouse

March 31, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Liverpool Playhouse

This play is a fable. I know it’s a fable because the world’s biggest typewriter (heard but not seen) pounds the words ‘A FABLE’ onto the tea-chest-style wooden backdrop at the start of the story.

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Leanne Best and Con O'Neill in Educating Rita at Liverpool Playhouse

Review: Educating Rita, Liverpool Playhouse

February 12, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Educating Rita, Liverpool Playhouse

In Frank’s vast oval cave filled with books and booze, Scouse Rita lets the air in. But you know, something’s changed about our Rita, she knows what she wants more than before. She’s more in control.

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Willy Russell

Willy Russell: “writers have to be mavericks”

February 8, 2015 Comments Off on Willy Russell: “writers have to be mavericks”

In an exclusive interview, Northern Soul’s Cathy Crabb chats to playwright, musician and novelist Willy Russell. 

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The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner soars again in Liverpool

September 9, 2014 Comments Off on The Kite Runner soars again in Liverpool

A kite doesn’t come alive until it’s licked by the wind. Only then does it make a dash for freedom, bursting towards the sky with an energy that seems to come from within.

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Betty Blue Eyes

Betty Blue Eyes: Ham Fare For The Common Man

July 11, 2014 Comments Off on Betty Blue Eyes: Ham Fare For The Common Man

The last few weeks have been hectic for Liverpool’s veterinary community – or the ones qualified to look after puppet animals at any rate.

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