Everyman theatre

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Top Girls review – Caryl Churchill’s classic with a Toxteth twist
The drama of women trying to get ahead in Thatcher’s Britain is played with kitsch period detail that can distract from its still-relevant story

Mark Fisher

09, Mar, 2023 @1:51 PM

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Bridgerton’s Adjoa Andoh to explore societal prejudices by playing Richard III
Bridgerton actor, who will also direct the production, says she wants to talk about ‘body pathologising’

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

02, Dec, 2022 @8:01 AM

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The Rock’n’Roll Panto Red Riding Hood review – music is the star in an Everyman institution
The eponymous fairytale does not lend itself easily to panto – requiring some princely interference – but the cast is exuberant

Mark Fisher

01, Dec, 2022 @11:20 AM

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Watch out for snowball-firing robots! 25 of the best UK stage shows this Christmas
Ian McKellen in Mother Goose, Robin Hood as a rock’n’roll panto, a circus spin on The Little Prince and glitter galore … it’s our selection box of festive theatre

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

09, Nov, 2022 @1:13 PM

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Corrina, Corrina review – high seas drama hits the rocks
Chloë Moss’s well-intentioned new play can’t quite navigate the choppy waters of sex and race among the crew of a cargo ship

Clare Brennan

29, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Corrina, Corrina review – onboard battle gets lost at sea
Chloë Moss’s play about a female officer who joins an all-male crew on a cargo ship skims the surface of its issues

Mark Fisher

24, May, 2022 @2:05 PM

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‘Explosively funny’: Victoria Wood’s song-filled slog to comedy glory
Joyce Grenfell inspired her, she wrote her own musical at school and a fringe theatre show with Julie Walters paved the way to TV fame. As Victoria Wood’s Talent returns, we revisit her early stage years

Rachael Healy

09, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Theatres that made us: 'We felt giddy seeing our poster up!'
Chloë Moss remembers the joy of shopping for props for Liverpool Playhouse, while Rosie Kay reflects on her love affair with Birmingham Hippodrome

Compiled by Chris Wiegand

16, Jul, 2020 @9:42 AM

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'She threw her arms open to the city': how Gemma Bodinetz lit up Liverpool
As the artistic director of the Everyman and Playhouse theatres steps down after 17 years, local playwright Lizzie Nunnery celebrates her achievement

Lizzie Nunnery

09, Jul, 2020 @2:53 PM

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Our Lady of Blundellsands review – it's like Ibsen turned up to 11
Josie Lawrence stars in Jonathan Harvey’s story of the dysfunctional Domingo clan who have plenty of skeletons in their cupboards

Catherine Love

11, Mar, 2020 @11:24 AM

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What I've learned from 10,000 nights at the theatre | Michael Billington
As Michael Billington, the Guardian’s chief theatre critic, prepares to step down, he discusses what has changed – and what hasn’t – in his 48 years as a nightly aisle-squatter

Michael Billington

04, Dec, 2019 @1:25 PM

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UK's regional theatre at risk amid funding cuts, say directors
A year after Liverpool Everyman’s rep company collapsed, questions remain over local theatre’s future

Lanre Bakare

02, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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