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  • October 19, 2017

    Drama tells Hillsborough survivor’s story for first time 

    96/27 is a true account of a survivor’s experience of Hillsborough.  The play, that will be performed in a cramped changing room as part of Hope Street Ltd’s On the Verge festival this week, aims to communicate how the aftermath of a traumatic experience can cause mental health issues and asks the question ‘can storytelling […]

  • October 18, 2017

    On the Verge fest: A-Void

    A-Void is a new dark comedy performance piece which invites its audience on a journey through an exploration of cult mentality, body politics and propaganda… quite literally – as it takes place on a bus. Inspired largely by the lies of the pro-Leave Brexit campaign, Donald Trump’s rise to power and “other political catastrophes”, A-Void, […]

  • October 17, 2017

    Liverpool Unearthed -horror-theatre with midnight performance 

    Liverpool Unearthed: The Bridewell is new horror-theatre experience, set in an old Victorian police station. Part of Hope Street Ltd’s On The Verge festival, there are performances in the unusual venue of the Bridewell Studios on Prescott Street (just up from the Royal Hospital) from October 19th to 22 – including a midnight performance. Bespectacled […]

  • October 15, 2017

    On the Verge fest: Pour and Serve

    Pour and Serve by Caitlin Gleeson is a new solo performance – in a bar – that uses real stories to examine the language of sexual harassment and how it forms part of a sinister culture of violence against women. A drink with a bartender who flips the script on gender, power and ‘harmless’ banter, […]

  • October 11, 2017

    Liverpool Irish Festival play explores arranged marriage in Ireland 

    A new play exploring the “unheard-of” subject of arranged marriages in Ireland is performing as part of the Liverpool Irish Festival. Body & Blood by Lorraine Mullaney is on at The Capstone Theatre for two nights only on Monday and Tuesday October 23 and 24. An open Q&A with the writer and cast will follow […]