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  • September 24, 2014

    Everyman to become Fun Palace

    On Saturday October 4, the Everyman theatre will take part in a nationwide initiative in tribute to theatre director Joan Littlewood, to mark what would have been her 100th birthday by transforming itself into a Fun Palace. The Hope Street venue says it will break down the barrier between the audience and artists with a [...]

  • September 23, 2014

    Impropriety’s ImproPlay and the end of Mello Mello

    Unexpected and sad news, with the shock announcement that Mello Mello has gone out of business. From its support of some of the city’s most talented grass-roots performers (both on stage and as an employer) to serving the best veggie food in town (hello, goodbye, nachos) and having a real passion for decent beer, there’s [...]

  • September 22, 2014

    REVIEW: Wicked, Liverpool Empire

    Sometimes in life, you just need a spectacle. A special night out to look forward to, something out of the ordinary; Wicked is what you’re looking for on all counts.   A Broadway and West End smash over the last decade, the show – in case you didn’t know – tells the ‘untold story’ of [...]

  • September 16, 2014

    Liverpool Comedy Cellar opens its doors

    Liverpool’s newest comedy club, the Comedy Cellar at Magnet at Hardman Street, opened its doors at the weekend and promises a line up of some of the circuit’s top talent. TV names including Gary Delaney, Rob Rouse and Justin Moorhouse, and international stars such as Peter White from Canada and Benny Boot from Australia, are [...]

  • September 15, 2014

    REVIEW: Broken Biscuits, Lantern Theatre

    Broken Biscuits is the story of two best friends and mothers whose inseparable sons went to war together; but only one returned. Get ready for an emotional ride, and one of the theatrical surprises of this year – this low-key dark horse is one of the finest new dramas I’ve seen in a long time. [...]