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Salt House Tapas

Food Review: Salt House Tapas, Liverpool

July 2, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Salt House Tapas, Liverpool

“Tapas is all about context.”

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Review: The Big I Am, Everyman, Liverpool

June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Big I Am, Everyman, Liverpool

The Big I Am ends with an over-long musing about death and the non-existence of God.

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The Big I Am in rehearsal, Writer Robert Farquhar, photo by Brian Roberts

Big ideas, big jokes, big songs. Northern Soul talks to playwright Robert Farquhar about Peer Gynt

June 10, 2018 Comments Off on Big ideas, big jokes, big songs. Northern Soul talks to playwright Robert Farquhar about Peer Gynt

“I hate Peer Gynt. Why should we do it?”

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Alma De Cuba

Food Review: Alma de Cuba, Liverpool

May 31, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Alma de Cuba, Liverpool

When I told friends that my husband and I were heading for dinner at Alma de Cuba, more than one of them said, in effect, “why?”

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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: St George’s Day – The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

April 30, 2018 Comments Off on Review: St George’s Day – The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Imagine that you’re so moved by a performance that you get up out of your seat, raise your arms in the air and dance around exuberantly.

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Claiming back the day: The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians in Liverpool

April 21, 2018 Comments Off on Claiming back the day: The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians in Liverpool

On St George’s Day, a day which has been misappropriated and twisted beyond recognition by the far-right to further their cause, it seems apt that Damon Alban is performing in Liverpool with the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians along with Mounir Trudi.

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The Lat Ship, Liverpool Everyman

Review: The Last Ship, Liverpool Playhouse

April 10, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Last Ship, Liverpool Playhouse

You could say it looks like Sting’s ship has come in with this production.

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John Piper, Harbour Scene, Newhaven 1936-1937

John Piper at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Darren Pih

November 14, 2017 Comments Off on John Piper at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Darren Pih

There are many reasons to feel a surge of joy at the sight of the Liverpool skyline.

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Maggie Bain in Man to Man. A Wales Millennium Centre production. Photo - Polly Thomas

Review: Man to Man, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

October 26, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Man to Man, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

Sometimes it happens that certain playwrights have a ‘moment’, a period during which their work suddenly taps into the creative consciousness bubbling just beneath our feet and causes multiple dramatic fountains to burst through.

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