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  • May 24, 2017

    Physical Fest 2017 to begin

    This year’s Physical Fest starts this week, with a last-minute move to two new venues.  The reopening of festival partner the Unity Theatre – where the majority of fest performances usually take place – has been set back while its refurb continues, so Physical Fest 2017 will move to City of Liverpool College – The […]

  • May 18, 2017

    REVIEW: Liverpool Improvathon 2017, Invisible Wind Factory

    Firing on all cylinders – and “setting phasers to fun” with the introduction of each episode – this year’s Improvathon saw Liverpool’s premier improv performers back to their very best. With an intergalactic theme – The Space Age – and a rejuvinated sense of ambition for the marathon 33-and-a-half hour, non-stop show, dozens of performers, […]

  • May 16, 2017

    REVIEW: The Punter, Capstone Theatre

    The pressures of modern life and the availability of professional help for those in need are the issues at the heart of The Punter, the debut play from Liverpool novelist Deborah Morgan. GP Margaret (Denise Kennedy) keeps her patients at arms’ length, not only simply to get through each day’s crippling workload, but also to […]

  • May 11, 2017

    Physical Fest dance theatre show at IWF

    “A glittering tale of love, failure and illusion” is heading to the Invisible Wind Factory as part of Physical Fest. The Band is a new production by Levantes Dance Theatre, a tragi-comic story of faded pop duo Sandy and Bruno – a couple united by desperate ambition and blind affection.  Artistic director Eleni Edipidi collaborates […]

  • May 8, 2017

    Liverpool schoolboy to be Empire’s Billy Elliot

    Billy Elliot the Musical opens at the Liverpool Empire this week – with a local lad in the starring role.  Fourteen-year-old Adam Abbou is one of four boys playing Billy on the show’s national tour.  Adam trains at Dance Dynamix in Old Swan.  He has competed in various regional and national dance championships, and is […]