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Hook-20 by Manuel Harlan

From Hollywood to Hope Street: Arthur Miller’s lost screenplay

June 26, 2015 Comments Off on From Hollywood to Hope Street: Arthur Miller’s lost screenplay

When I drive from central Liverpool towards Crosby in the North of the city, there’s a sight that never fails to snatch my breath.

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Keeping it political in a play that knocks Thatcher

Review: Beating Berlusconi! at the Liverpool Everyman

May 29, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Beating Berlusconi! at the Liverpool Everyman

Ten years on from Liverpool FC winning the Champions League comes this timely revival of a ballsy play.

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Constellations

Review: Constellations, Liverpool Playhouse

May 27, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Constellations, Liverpool Playhouse

Almost 20 years ago, Pulp released their career-defining album Different Class. Along with the Yanis Varoufakis-approved anthem Common People, it also featured a song called Something Changed. In the song, which is a delicate strum-a-long until some easy-listening strings send it soaring, St Jarvis of Intake ruminates on the temporal singularity around which a relationship was once conjured into existence.

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Ricci McLeod (Groom) Amy Conachan (Bride) in Blood Wedding

Review: Blood Wedding at Liverpool Everyman Theatre

April 24, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Blood Wedding at Liverpool Everyman Theatre

The arrival of Graeae Theatre Company at Liverpool’s Everyman is a matter for celebration.

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Epstein Theatre auditorium and stage

Lifting the Curtain at The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

March 22, 2015 Comments Off on Lifting the Curtain at The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Theatres are all about secrets. They may open their foyers and welcome you in but the heart of each building stays hidden – a world of darkness and silence and stealth.

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Twopence to Cross the Mersey

Review: Twopence to Cross the Mersey, Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

March 12, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Twopence to Cross the Mersey, Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

I like to think I know a thing or two about hardship. Just the other night, for example, there was nothing on telly so I subjected myself to Justin Bieber: Never Say Never on Netflix.

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Blackpool, c. 1968 by Tony Ray-Jones from the National Media Museum

Only in England at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

February 23, 2015 Comments Off on Only in England at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Isn’t it the case that we’re permanently on the cusp of changing times, stranded between memory and the unknown?

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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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Win tickets to see Julian Cope in Liverpool

January 17, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to see Julian Cope in Liverpool

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE JULIAN COPE LIVE AT LIVERPOOL’S EPSTEIN THEATRE

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Picture of the architectural model taken by Alfred Searls

Liverpool: The Cathedral That Never Was

January 17, 2015 Comments Off on Liverpool: The Cathedral That Never Was

The thought of what might have been exerts a powerful hold on the imagination. To support our boundless appetite for the game of ‘what if’ we build elaborate castles in the air; castles erected purely on foundations of conjecture, and constructed from materials found in our minds.

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