For the first time since it was written, 40 years ago, Alan Bleasdale’s hit play ‘Down The Dock Road’ comes to Royal Court Liverpool starring Les Dennis and Andrew Schofield.

The show was a sell out when it opened in 1976 and it is a great honour for the Royal Court to be hosting the 40th Anniversary Production in Spring 2016.

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BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT’s Lucy Kay will play the Narrator in the upcoming 2016 touring production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, starring X FACTOR winner Joe McElderry.

Lucy scored her first number one album in 2014, after her stunning debut album ‘Fantasia’ shot straight to the top of the Classical Album Chart. The singer, originally from Leicestershire, shot to fame and captured the country’s hearts as runner up on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ in 2014.

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CELEBRATE WHEN DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS SILVER ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION COMES TO ECHO ARENA LIVERPOOL

Skating spectacular takes audiences to four far-away lands in one action-packed ice adventure

Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they commemorate 25 years of Disney On Ice across Europe in an action-packed ice adventure that travels to four magical destinations!  Disney On Ice presents Silver Anniversary Celebration will take audiences on a fun-filled tour of the imagination. This ice spectacular visits Liverpool from Wednesday 16 March to Sunday 20 March for 9 magical performances at Echo Arena.

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Home, a new multi-disciplinary production from Physical Lab’s Yorgos Karamalegos, will be premiered in Liverpool this week.

The drama will be staged at the city’s independent Unity Theatre on Tuesday and Wednesday, 24 and 25 November. Home will then head to London’s Chisenhale Dance Space, on Friday and Saturday, 29 and 30 January 2016. There are then plans to tour the show nationally and internationally in 2016/2017.

Home is an original devised multi-disciplinary performance inspired by Euripides’ Medea, which will immerse the audience in a world of powerful emotions and senses. Euripides offers a timeless study on political and social issues, as well as deep contemporary insight into the human psychic.

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Meet Jessica Ramsbottom - or Jess to her friends.  She's just turned 30, she's STILL single, no children and stuck in a dead end job.

In a whirlwind world of speed dating, online dating and one night stands, does her perfect man really exist? Will she find the husband of her dreams, or will she be the only one of her friends not to be married?

Kissing Frogs is a journey of love, loss and self-discovery, full of laughter and set to a backdrop of classic hits from the 80s.

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For all the adults out there without children, who, like me, had never heard of Inkheart and thought that this was a rather strange title for a theatre to be advertising as their Christmas offering, then fear ye not, I bear good news... I have a really good feeling about this!

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Casting is today announced for the international award-winning musical CHICAGO, which plays at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Mon 20 – Sat 25 June 2016 as part of national tour.

EastEnders actor and West End leading man John Partridge will play Billy Flynn, Coronation Street and Emmerdale favourite Hayley Tamaddon is Roxie Hart and X Factor winner Sam Bailey will play Mama Morton. Full casting to be announced soon.

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Earlier this year, the Octagon Theatre announced that Elizabeth Newman was to become the 8th Artistic Director, following David Thacker’s six years in the post. Speaking of her artistic vision for the Theatre’s future, Elizabeth stated: “In the coming years we want to celebrate our loyal audiences and actively reach out to new audiences we’ve yet to meet. We will make more co-productions, work for children and young people, and open our Studio doors to new artists, companies, and theatre makers. In this new programme, which includes world premieres, new partnerships, and unique performances, it is our hope that we’ve begun to bring that vision to life.”

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NEW FOR 2015

 

THE GLOBAL SPECTACULAR…

OVER ONE MILLION TICKETS SOLD WORLDWIDE!

BRIT FLOYD

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WEST END PHENOMENON JERSEY BOYS TO RETURN TO MANCHESTER

Jersey Boys has been seen by over 22 million people worldwide and is firmly established as one of London's longest running and most popular shows, where it continues to play at the Piccadilly Theatre. Following sell out Success in Manchester in 2014 Jersey Boys returns to the Opera House 27 – 07 Nov with a brand new cast.

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The Wind in The Willows will be racing to the stage next year! The Lowry is set to stage the World Premiere of this brand new musical.

Kenneth Grahame’s wild tale about the thrill-seeking, lovable menace Mr Toad comes to life in a brand new stage musical with a book by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning composer and lyricist team George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.

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