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  • September 25, 2015

    REVIEW: Happily Ever After, Unity Theatre

    Happily Ever After was a welcome chance to take the little man on a theatre trip; at nine months old he came in well below the recommended age of five years and up, but he was made welcome and enjoyed the sights and sounds of this fairy story with a twist. He did, however, conk […]

  • September 23, 2015

    Vital dance for the young at heart

    This week MDI, in collaboration with the Bluecoat, presents VITAL!; an international evening of dance by older people. Performing on the night will be The GOLD Company from Australia; the Grand Gestures Dance Collective from Gateshead, Liverpool’s own 50 Moves, Growing Older (Dis)Gracefully and Bisakha Sarker, and Marple Movers / Laughing Knees from Stockport, coming […]

  • September 22, 2015

    REVIEW: Rosie Wilby Nineties Woman, 81 Renshaw

    Philosopher Alain de Botton once wrote “anyone who isn’t embarrassed of who they were last year probably isn’t learning enough”. Make it twenty years, and (if your toes sufficiently uncurl) you’ve got a show. Enter Ormskirk’s Rosie Wilby, who captures the naivete of youth and provides a charming nostalgia trip with her latest show Nineties […]

  • September 15, 2015

    INTERVIEW: Liverpool Comedy Festival stand up Che Burnley

    Comedy aficionado Che Burnley brings his new show Elvis Was Racist? to 81 Renshaw on September 22, as part of Liverpool Comedy Festival. The promoter, podcaster and stand up took the time to answer a few questions and tell us more:   How did you get started in stand up? I’ve been doing it for […]

  • August 26, 2015

    INTERVIEW: Rosie Wilby

    Ormskirk-raised performer Rosie Wilby returns to the region once again next month with her latest show as part of the Liverpool Comedy Festival; Nineties Woman is the story of her university days and her political and social awakening. Describing it as her most theatrical show to date, she looks back at her involvement with feminist […]