All posts tagged "theatre"

  • Review: My Christian Name/Teatime

    Sharp dialogue, simple but effective sets and passionate character portrayals, Lantern Liverpool continues to build its reputation for pure contemporary theatre with its latest offering...

  • Review: Treasured at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

    There are a couple of spine-tingling moments in Treasured. Unfortunately, neither of them have anything to do with the script. Jen Heyes’ multimedia production, running...

  • Radar: Threshold Fundraiser

    A full day of all that's great in Liverpool (and around) right now: it's exactly what a taster of Threshold should look like, and it's...

  • Baptism of Fire: Leanne Best Interview

    The world premiere at the Playhouse Studio is the hottest thing in the city right now - and its star is set to shine very...

  • McGough at the Playhouse…Take Three

    He's back for more. The time-travelling dream team of McGough and Moliere returns to complete their hat-trick of hilarity at the Playhouse next season.

  • Column: No-show limits

    What can we reasonably expect from the people we go and see on stage? It’s a subject that’s been on my mind recently, since curiosity...

  • Olympian recovery: Spike Theatre’s ‘The Games’

    For those who lost their annual Arts Council cash last year, time is running out. So what do you do? If you're Spike Theatre, you...

  • Radar: Oedipussy at the Playhouse

    Expect to witness physical theatre at its very best, as Emma Rice and Spymonkey spoof that grimmest of Greek tragedies in Oedipussy. It'll have your...

  • Review: A Streetcar Named Desire at the Playhouse

    A Streetcar Named Desire is, perhaps, the Playhouse's most complete production we've ever seen - and features a performance people will talk about for a...

  • Review: Gathering Jack at The Casa

    A Liverpool-flavoured Ripper update, Gathering Jack was an enjoyable and imaginative production with genuine moments of the uncanny.

  • Review: Departure Lounge at the Unity

    Imagine if The Inbetweeners (the second time we’ve referenced the hilarious Channel 4 show this week in a review) got stuck in a departure lounge...

  • Review: Mogadishu at the Liverpool Playhouse

    Mogadishu's gripping portrayal of modern school life is fast, furious and funny - but flawed.

  • Radar: John Peel’s Shed at Unity

    Dry, avuncular and irrepressibly honest - not unlike the man himself - John Peel's Shed is a wonderfully warm one man show, stopping off at...