Spamalot: A Review


This popular west-end musical is exactly as it sounds…completely bonkers. Based on (or ripped off lovingly from) the classic movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the story follows King Arthur and his jolly band of knights on their quest for the Holy Grail. If you have ever seen the film then you’ll know just how random anything to do More...

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By Hannah Thompson On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games- A Review

If you only ever get to see one show directed by the dance legend that is Micheal Flatley, make sure that its this one. From start to finish this was jaw-droppingly good. Visiting the Empire as part of its UK tour, More...

By Hannah Thompson On Friday, April 10th, 2015

Dirty Dancing comes to the Empire: A review

Dancing along past Lime Street, anyone would have thought I was totally bonkers last night. But that’s how infectious this musical is. Dirty dancing isn’t just a show, its a whole experience, a definite More...

By Natasha McKinnon On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Theatre Review: Twopence to Cross the Mersey

Elms and Fennah have done a remarkable job indeed, with this latest adaptation of the world-famous Twopence to Cross the Mersey, based on the childhood life of Helen Forrester. Although the set is minimalistic – More...

By Hannah Thompson On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar plays at the Empire: A Review

Created by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice when they were just 19 and 22 respectively, Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of the last days of Christ before his crucifixion. The musical is internationally renowned, More...

By Hannah Thompson On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Mamma Mia! comes to the Empire Theatre: A Review.

  To say that Mamma Mia! was amazing would be to understate the sheer power and energy of this incredible show. Musicals are always fun, but this has got to be the best I have ever seen. I was expecting it More...

By Natasha McKinnon On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

An Interview with Maria Lovelady, Star of Upcoming Play ‘Twopence to Cross the Mersey’

The characteristic Epstein Theatre is soon to play host to a stage revival of Helen Forrester’s ‘Twopence to Cross the Mersey’. In the theatre bar, which is filled with the sound of laughter and chatter, I More...

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By Alice van den Bosch On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Titus Andronicus: a LUDS production of sex, politics, Romans & revenge

Titus Andronicus is one of Shakespeare’s less famous & popular plays.   Rape, multiple murder, mutilation, forced cannibalism, human sacrifice…a deadly cycle of revenge set against a bloody backdrop More...

By Erin Hoey On Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Ghost the Musical – review

Audiences at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre have been spellbound by the touring production of Ghost the musical. Based on the 1990 academy award winning movie, Ghost tells the story of Sam Wheat (played by Stewart More...

Kate Tempest in Brand New Ancients.
By Jessie Coleman On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Kate Tempest: Brand New Ancients

Modern-epic-spoken-word-theatre-rap-come-poetry-mesmerising-musical-soap-opera. It seems impossible to say exactly what Kate Tempest’s Brand New Ancients is, except perhaps, a tour de force. The crowd at The Contact More...