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Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse

The Big I Am is not an adaptation of Peer Gynt. Rather, it’s a reimagining of Ibsen’s play in which Robert Farquhar takes key...

Sea Wall – Old Vic Theatre, London When it was first staged at the old Bush Theatre in 2008, Andrew Scott was astonishing in Simon Stephens’ moving monologue...

Inspired by Monty Python and the Beatles, Liverpool-based Robert Farquhar pens off-the-wall, anarchic, funny plays, but always with a message. He tells Catherine Jones...

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse artistic director Gemma Bodinetz made an unplanned stage appearance after stepping in at the last minute for an actor who...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the press nights of Not Talking at the...

In last year’s entertaining show reports feature – detailing behind the scenes quirks at theatres across the land – the stage manager at Liverpool...

One of the many pleasing things about the recent spate of cross-gender casting in Shakespeare – apart from the obvious joy of getting to...

Nine Night – National Theatre, London Having staged Br’er Cotton at Theatre503, JMK award-winning director Roy Alexander Weise helms Natasha Gordon’s debut play exploring rituals...

Male Shakespearean roles taken by actresses are often described as ‘gender neutral’, but Golda Rosheuvel’s Othello at Liverpool’s Everyman is very much a woman....
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