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FEATURE: Hope springs eternal in Liverpool’s independent theatre scene

There can surely be few streets in the UK more impressive in its dazzling array of theatres, concert halls and bars than Liverpool’s Hope Street. In addition to the much loved Everyman Theatre and the Philharmonic Hall, a new independent theatre, appropriately named the Hope Street Theatre has opened in the City’s Masonic Hall. In full view of the Everyman, ...

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The Collector – The Hope Street Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Henry Naylor Director: Ellie Hurt Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin Military experts say that no plan stands contact with the enemy. When you invade a country, in this case, Iraq, the greatest enemy can be your ill-conceived notions about the people you are liberating. The Collector tells the tale of Nassir, one of the many people who worked as an interpreter for ...

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Off the Ground’s Sinbad – Claremount Farm, Bebbington

Writer: Connor Wray Director: Ellie Hurt Reviewer: John Roberts West Kirby based Off the Ground have been touring open-air theatre productions around the UK and Ireland for 23 years, mixing older more established performers and creatives with newly graduated professionals and alumni from their own youth theatre.  This mixing of old and new brings an incredible spark to the ensemble ...

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