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  • July 31, 2014

    Trickster Theatre’s Much Ado About Nothing

    Liverpool based theatre company Trickster has become known for its Shakespeare productions, usually opting for the high drama and intensity of the tragedies. This year, they are trying something different and their Much Ado About Nothing opens at the Kazimier next week. Led by founder and artistic director Cellan Scott and performed by a largely [...]

  • July 28, 2014

    REVIEW: Caz ‘n’ Britney, Jollyboat, Legion of Doom, various venues

    The usual Edinburgh preview season has just about wrapped up in Liverpool, with a whole host of practice runs at indie venues across the city before the acts make their way up to the Fringe. For right or wrong I’ve been rather unadventurous with my time and stuck to what I know this year; as [...]

  • July 26, 2014

    REVIEW: Grace and the Sea, Unity Theatre

    Grace and the Sea is a unique production in many ways. It was written especially for community theatre company MATE by academic and playwright Rob Brannen, after he saw their 2011 version of his ensemble piece The Yarn. The new show was developed with the actors, and the characters based on them individually. The Yarn [...]

  • July 20, 2014

    Profile: Fittings Multimedia Arts

    It’s one of the city’s most prolific touring theatre companies, and one of its most avant-garde; but you might not have heard of Fittings Multimedia Arts. Tucked away in an office in the Bluecoat, the company – also based in Edinburgh – is inspired by storytelling and hidden histories, and celebrates its 20th anniversary next [...]

  • July 17, 2014

    Suitcase Ensemble’s World War I centenary project

    Marking the Days is a new World War I project from city-based theatre company The Suitcase Ensemble, in partnership with an Everton church. The public launch event, open to all, takes place on Saturday August 2 from 12pm to 3pm at St Luke The Evangelist on Goodison Road. Together, they will look into the history [...]