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CIRKOPOLIS – Touring

In Circus, Dance, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Katharine KavanaghLeave a Comment

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton; 11th March 2015 The brightly ornate greens and golds of the Mayflower Theatre seem at odds with the ominous sounds playing behind its red velvet curtains.  Organic drips and thunder turn to rolling objects, clicking machinery, engines and clanging metal, and finally a rhythmic pulsing and electronic buzz. The house lights begin to […]






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Interview with Willy Russell: As Educating Rita returns home to Liverpool for its 35th birthday

In Features, Inspiring people, Interviews, Plays, Quotes, Regional theatre by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

My former Northwest Editor at WhatsOnStage.com, Glenn Meads, recently met up with Willy Russell, whose iconic play Educating Rita has “come home” to Liverpool Playhouse this month to celebrate its 35th birthday. The anniversary production of Russell’s two-hander is directed by Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse artistic director Gemma Bodinetz and stars native Liverpudlians Leanne Best […]