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Catherine Jones

Catherine Jones

Biography

Catherine Jones is a freelance theatre, arts and music writer and an award-winning former regional daily newspaper arts editor. She runs the website Arts City Liverpool

Recent Articles

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Husband-and-wife team Deborah McAndrew and Conrad Nelson bring a warm and witty take on Austen’s classic novel to Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre
Ellen and Rigby

Ellen and Rigby

Starring Lindzi Germain and Andrew Schofield, Gerry Linford’s comedy about love in the time of Covid is also a nuanced and reflective examination of loneliness
The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

The first production out of the blocks at Grosvenor Park is deftly directed by Gitika Buttoo with a well-balanced ensemble
The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

Swashbuckling silliness with a sentimental side from Liverpool Everyman’s Rock ‘n’ Roll panto team
Home, Again

Home, Again

Ambitious debut from writer and actor Amy-Lou Harris about two people bruised by trauma and separation
Royal Court Selection Box

Royal Court Selection Box

Liverpool Royal Court’s crowd-pleasing Christmas confection of variety, vaudeville and big vocals
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Chester Storyhouse says bah-humbug to 2020 with a heartfelt celebration of hope over hopelessness in A Christmas Carol
Liverpool: ‘Culture is not just nice to have. It really matters to our economy’

Liverpool: ‘Culture is not just nice to have. It really matters to our economy’

Theatremakers from Liverpool tell Catherine Jones how the city’s Without Walls fund has helped them programme work post-lockdown
The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

Socially distanced Shakespearean silliness, which celebrates the joy of live storytelling 
Knocking On

Knocking On

20 Stories High provides a slight but sweet reminder of how live performance can transport us from our everyday reality
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