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300 of them in 300 minutes. Just say the word

REVIEW: Educating Rita/Liverpool Playhouse

Larry Sidorczuk finds the old friend has lost none of its sparkle

REVIEW: Cartoonopolis/Liverpool Playhouse Studio

Drama about a boy with autism is a feat of accomplished storytelling, says Angela Pearsall

REVIEW: Sex And The Three Day Week/Liverpool Playhouse

Fast pace leaves the laughs lagging behind in scouse-tinged French farce
Man creates scene in cafeMan creates scene in cafe300 of them in 300 minutes. Just say the word
REVIEW: Educating Rita/Liverpool PlayhouseREVIEW: Educating Rita/Liverpool PlayhouseLarry Sidorczuk finds the old friend has lost none of its sparkle
REVIEW: Cartoonopolis/Liverpool Playhouse StudioREVIEW: Cartoonopolis/Liverpool Playhouse StudioDrama about a boy with autism is a feat of accomplished storytelling, says Angela Pearsall
REVIEW: Sex And The Three Day Week/Liverpool PlayhouseREVIEW: Sex And The Three Day Week/Liverpool PlayhouseFast pace leaves the laughs lagging behind in scouse-tinged French farce
Review: Scouse of the Antarctic/Royal CourtReview: Scouse of the Antarctic/Royal Court'The perfect Christmas night out to put a spring in your step', says Mike Chapple
The Bodyguard Is Coming To The Palace TheatreThe Bodyguard Is Coming To The Palace TheatreAlexandra Burke will star in the hit musical – tickets on sale now
Review: Cosmic Trigger/LiverpoolReview: Cosmic Trigger/LiverpoolThe theatrical happening of the year - but is it heroic? Phew and, er, yes, says Angie Sammons
Nina Conti heads up Cosmic Trigger jamboreeNina Conti heads up Cosmic Trigger jamboreeAs discussed: world premiere of Robert Anton Wilson play, a ball and and an entire weekend of Mu Mu happenings
Sus - as relevant now as 1979Sus - as relevant now as 1979Stop-and-search drama revived and on tour in Liverpool
REVIEW: Bright Phoenix/EverymanREVIEW: Bright Phoenix/EverymanFor a 'cultural iconic renaissance', Liverpool might sell its body, but it can never sell its addled soul in Jeff Young's drama
REVIEW: Juno and the Paycock/Liverpool PlayhouseREVIEW: Juno and the Paycock/Liverpool PlayhouseNo shocks 90 years on but plenty of polish in Sean O'Casey revival
Ricky Tomlinson's fight for justice dramatisedRicky Tomlinson's fight for justice dramatisedUnited We Stand tells story of Shrewsbury 24
Bouncers/Royal CourtBouncers/Royal CourtNightclub doormen make it a night to remember. Words: Mike Chapple. Pictures Dave Evans
Dead Dog In A Suitcase/EverymanDead Dog In A Suitcase/EverymanLarry Sidorczuk declares this the best show you will see in Liverpool this summer
The Curious Disappearance of Mr Foo/Unity TheatreThe Curious Disappearance of Mr Foo/Unity TheatreTina Malone and Simon Wan as compelling as the tale which deserves a much wider audience
The Lion King/Liverpool EmpireThe Lion King/Liverpool EmpireDave Sedgwick hangs a wild and vivid experience on his Tree of Life
Hope Place/Everyman LiverpoolHope Place/Everyman LiverpoolHiring Michael Wynne was a wise move, says Larry Sidorczuk
Frank Skinner: Man In A Suit /Philharmonic HallFrank Skinner: Man In A Suit /Philharmonic HallDave Sedgwick delights in the comeback comic's brand of funny
Singin' In The Rain/Liverpool EmpireSingin' In The Rain/Liverpool EmpireDave Sedgwick revels in a sumptuous soaking from a Hollywood classic
Umbridge/KazimierUmbridge/KazimierImpropriety's 33-hour marathon puts them and the Kaz at the forefront of Liverpool theatre
Don't take Umbridge, take a sleeping bagDon't take Umbridge, take a sleeping bagFilthy air getting to you? This weekend's 33-hour acting marathon is a simple tale of country folk
View From The Bridge/Liverpool PlayhouseView From The Bridge/Liverpool PlayhouseFrom American dream to waking nightmare
A Walk On part with a differenceA Walk On part with a differenceDecibel record smashed as Reds raise rafters at Royal Court
Review: Twelfth Night/Liverpool EverymanReview: Twelfth Night/Liverpool EverymanLew Baxter enjoys a worthy curtain raiser to the next 10,000 years
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, MCR Opera House, ReviewedDirty Rotten Scoundrels, MCR Opera House, ReviewedJoan Davies uncovers Robert Lindsay's one weakness... salsa
Under Milk Wood/Clwyd Theatr Cymru, MoldUnder Milk Wood/Clwyd Theatr Cymru, MoldLew Baxter loves the revived Dylan Thomas masterpiece coming to Liverpool in May
Get up stand up. Stand-up for your piesGet up stand up. Stand-up for your piesHuge giveaway by bakery at midweek comedy gig
Fenfen knows the danceFenfen knows the dance2,000-year-old Chinese routine performed for first time in UK
War Horse/Salford LowryWar Horse/Salford LowryMaster puppetry tugs at Gerry Corner's heartstrings in National Theatre's thundering hit
Singin' In The Rain, Opera House: ReviewedSingin' In The Rain, Opera House: ReviewedJoan Davies delights in this joyous affair
Run away with a circus at the Black-ERun away with a circus at the Black-ECity girl brings Aussie band of high-flyers home for rare UK show
Crime and Punishment/Liverpool PlayhouseCrime and Punishment/Liverpool PlayhouseAudience left spellbound as a soul is torn to shreds
Bon Voyage/Epstein TheatreBon Voyage/Epstein TheatreCoffin dodging comedy ticks all the burial boxes
Othello/KazimierOthello/KazimierLaurence Sidourczuk is impressed by theatre in the round, in the square. Pics by Andrew Abrahamson
Capstone Theatre autumn season listingsCapstone Theatre autumn season listingsIbsen, Shakespeare, folk, classical and dance to get you going
Lennon/Royal CourtLennon/Royal Court32 years on, Peter Grant enjoys another Liverpool John giving Power to the people
The Sunshine Boys/Epstein TheatreThe Sunshine Boys/Epstein TheatreNeil Simon's Manhattan comedy bathes Larry Sidorczuk in light
Under Milk Wood, Harry Shearer and Maureen Lipman at Theatr ClwydUnder Milk Wood, Harry Shearer and Maureen Lipman at Theatr…Worth a night out over by them there hills, what?
Bouncers/Royal Court LiverpoolBouncers/Royal Court LiverpoolPeter Grant is swept away by the four doormen of the apocalypse
Tickets now on sale.... for Russell BrandTickets now on sale.... for Russell BrandMessiah arrives in Liverpool - just in time for Christmas

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Peter Coyle

i wish i had been there…it sounds like something joyous and anarchic...the way the article is…

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Anonymous

Couldn't agree more. This is a super piece. Ken would be proud that not a penny of public money was…

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Reader Xxx

The review was indeed brilliant - congratulations Angie. The show must have been very special -…

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Claudia Boulton

Thanks Angie for your brilliant piece, so glad you wrote it! Now i know what was going on! Being in…

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