Next month sees the debut Liverpool-side performance of the acclaimed Cammell Laird musical, Down Our Street, by the Active Theatre Company. It’s seen three sell-out runs on the Wirral, and has become something of a sleeper hit.
Riveted onto the score, the tale of the shipyard and its social history is archive footage of the ship builders from fifty years ago, projected onto the stage, vividly bringing this mighty company, and the town it forged in its shadow, to life. The liners might have gone, but as Celine says, our hearts will go on.
Where: 1-3 September, Unity Theatre, 1 Hope Place