Category: Theatre

  • Off/Stage – a new interactive zine dedicated to Black & Asian theatre

    Off/Stage – a new interactive zine dedicated to Black & Asian theatre

    Off/Stage, is an exciting, brand new, interactive, online one-stop zine dedicated to Black & Asian theatre and culture – and it’s the only publication of its kind in the UK. Tribe Arts, a major indie theatre and media collective based in the North of England, created this zine during the pandemic lockdown of 2020, filling […]

  • Review: ‘WILL + ANNE’ – a play written about Shakespeare

    Review: ‘WILL + ANNE’ – a play written about Shakespeare

    Performance: 26th April Cast: Aiden J.Harvey and Lynn Touil Writer: John Topliff Dir: Gina Frost The play’s the thing….and context is everything. That false-friend elitism is so often tied up with people’s love or even feigned love of Shakespeare’s work. Yet it is simply the context of the age which makes the experience of his plays […]

  • Theatre Review: ‘Shake It Up Baby!’ by Suzan Holder

    Theatre Review: ‘Shake It Up Baby!’ by Suzan Holder

    Finding someone from Liverpool not knowing the words to Twist and Shout would be like, well, finding someone from Liverpool not knowing the words to…. It just doesn’t happen. Fast-forward fifty years and The Beatles’ presence still ekes out of every corner of the city, echoing along the shoreline constantly (oh wait. That’s the Museum!). […]

  • Theatre Review: ‘Twelve Nights or WTF’?

    Theatre Review: ‘Twelve Nights or WTF’?

     Reviews have spoilers. Tour This Play! Twelve Nights or WTF? The 3MT, Manchester Starring: Charlie Colquhoun, Sophie Anne Ellicott, Sophie Toland, Daniel Brotherton, Louise Wilson, Tony Charnock Written by: John Topliff Directed by: Gina T Frost Original run: December in central Manchester, the Three Minute Theatre Feels like it would look good in: Lantern Theatre (Liverpool), Chelsea Theatre […]

  • Stephen Bailey: Comedy Loveliness

    Stephen Bailey: Comedy Loveliness

    Stephen Bailey is a stand-up comedian, and a talent to watch in 2011. Northern, gay, ginger and sharp as a lemon, he’s been on the circuit for just over a year, blessing London and Manchester audiences with  his own brand of camp and surreal comedy. He hosted his very own charity night at The Miller, […]