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  • August 23, 2016

    Interview: The Brink playwright Helen Jeffery

    A powerful new play about postnatal depression comes to the Unity next month.  The Brink reflects the real-life story of its writer, high school teacher Helen Jeffery.  She was compelled to share her experience with the aim of helping others suffering through similar, and hopes to tour the piece and take it to the Edinburgh […]

  • August 8, 2016

    REVIEW: Terry Arlarse: Art in Your Mind, Delifonseca

    Terry Arlarse was one of the breakout characters of dearly departed Liverpool sketch comedy trio, the Legion of Doom. Co-founder Lee Hithersay has taken up the mantle and run with Terry – a Scouse performance poet who is basically part Rik from the Young Ones, part Yozza Hughes. Now, Terry is evolving from five-minute sketch […]

  • August 7, 2016

    REVIEW: As You Like It, Prescot Parish Church

    MATE Productions‘ As You Like It has toured outdoor venues outside Merseyside and even took part in the RSC’s Open Stages performances for community groups in Stratford this summer. In partnership with Shakespeare North, the shows at the company’s base of Prescot may have meant the most of all – and the town’s support was […]

  • August 6, 2016

    Royal Court’s Youth Theatre Search for the Sandman

    The Royal Court Liverpool Youth Theatre is back in the main auditorium this month, with a new show that they have devised and created with support from writer Maurice Bessman. Musical comedy The Dream Team will be the Youth Theatre’s fourth annual show on the main stage, following on from Badfellas and Starcrossed Lovers in […]

  • June 24, 2016

    REVIEW: The Diary of a Hounslow Girl, Unity Theatre

    The Diary of a Hounslow Girl is the first solo show from writer and actress Ambreen Razia, and it proves to be a beautifully observed and spirited piece of performance. An energetic monologue gives its audience a brief, yet intimate insight into the experiences of a modern Muslim girl trying to find the balance between […]