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  • August 24, 2014

    The Kite Runner returns

    The Playhouse is kicking off its autumn season next month with a revival of its 2013 success The Kite Runner. The stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s novel features many of the original cast members, including Ben Turner in the role of Amir, and will be at the seen from September 8 to 13 before embarking [...]

  • August 23, 2014

    The 13th Liverpool Comedy Festival

    The Liverpool Comedy Festival returns for its 13th year next month, with 13 days of performances in venues across the city.   From September 23 until October 5, this year’s festival, brought to you by The Comedy Trust, sees a host of big names in town, from from Monty Python legend Michael Palin at the Echo [...]

  • August 21, 2014

    PurpleCoat’s Twelfth Night

    Liverpool’s PurpleCoat are hitting the road next month, taking Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night on tour across the UK and Ireland. Supported by Stephen Fry, the RSC and National Theatre, and well into development of their first feature film, this will be the company’s first tour.   Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare’s most bittersweet comedies, and [...]

  • August 18, 2014

    Dark youth drama at the Lantern

    Young and Suicidal is a new drama from city writer James Shaw.  The thought-provoking new production debuts at the Lantern Theatre from August 26 to 29. After finding his father hanged in the garage, Smith (Barry Mason) becomes infatuated with the idea of following his father’s footsteps and killing himself. Two years later he places an advert [...]

  • August 17, 2014

    Cardinal Burns Liverpool date announced

    British Comedy Award winners and BAFTA nominees Cardinal Burns have announced their first-ever national tour, calling in at the Epstein on October 2.   From Rachel and Yumi to Banksy, Turkish Cabbies and the Office Flirts, join Cardinal Burns for their mix of obscure and dark characters, hot on the heels of the brand new [...]