New homes, supermarket & Shakespeare theatre to be considered at Knowsley meeting

Knowsley Council will consider a number of high-profile proposed developments today (9 November) including a major retail scheme in Kirkby and a Shakespearean theatre in Prescot.The local authority’s planning committee will also debate plans for a number of new housing developments across the borough.The proposed retail development in Kirkby town ... Read More...

Call for young theatre hopefuls to apply for award-winning programme

Young theatre makers of the future could be given a real-life experience of working in the industry as an award-winning programme returns.Applications are now being accepted for the Young Everyman & Playhouse (YEP) Programme which helps develop aspiring actors, directors, technicians, producers, writers and marketers.The six-strand programme will begin in ... Read More...

Teatro Pomodoro interview: The award-winning Liverpool-based performance group

Teatro Pomodoro interview: The award-winning Liverpool-based performance group Forged together at a prestigious Paris clown school, Teatro Pomodoro is a Liverpool-based international group performing a striking fusion of theatre, dark comedy and live music. After bagging a top Brighton Fringe award for their latest production, members Carmen Arquelladas, Leebo Luby and Simone Tani ... Read More...

Royal Court to receive annual Arts Council England funding through new status

Liverpool’s Royal Court is to annually receive Arts Council England funding as it becomes a National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) next year.The newly announced recognition for the theatre, which will take effect from April 2018, will give it the same national status as city venues including Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and Liverpool ... Read More...