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Yellow Breck Road – Royal Court, Liverpool

Writer: Gerry Linford Director: Bob Eaton Reviewer: John Roberts Following on from his critically acclaimed debut play The Miracle of Great Homer Street last summer, writer Gerry Linford returns to the Court with his follow up play of love, loss and family relationships that remind us that there really is no place like home. Loosely based on The Wizard of Oz, ...

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Brick Up 2: The Wrath of Ann Twacky – Royal Court, Liverpool

Andrew Schofield, Ethnie Brown and Francis Tucker in Brick Up 2

Writer: Dave Kirby and Nicky Allt Director: Bob Eaton Reviewer: John Roberts Just over 10 years ago, Dave Kirby and Nicky Allt gained themselves a massive hit with the original Brick Up production. In the past decade, it has received no less than six revivals – the most recent being last year during its tenth anniversary. This is now the ...

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Mam! I’m ‘Ere – Royal Court, Liverpool

Writer/Director: Stephen Fletcher Reviewer: David Sedgwick Summer is in the air and maybe even love is in the air too. Hope springs eternal. What better way then to welcome the season of friskiness than with a show bursting with energy and vitality, one that takes its audience on a trip to the hippest decade of them all: the seventies? Not ...

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Night Collar – Royal Court, Liverpool

Writers: Tony Furlong and Jimmy Power Director: Bob Eaton Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin Night Collar is not so much a play as a carnival - a carnival of sketches parading a host of over-the-top characters resonant with its local audience. The series of sketches/vignettes are linked by a taxi cab that takes centre stage to ferry these people to their destination ...

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Twopence To Cross The Mersey – Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Rob Fennah Director: Bob Eaton Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin Those who have not read Helen Forrester's best-selling book, on which this is based, may expect the usual mix of grinding poverty bravely borne, punctuated by acts of desperate cruelty and unexpected kindness from strangers. While they will not be disappointed, it is also a tale of coldness and the betrayal ...

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