REVIEW: Giselle

Giselle English National Ballet Liverpool Empire By Peter Grant I still have splendid flashbacks of the English National Ballet’s Nutcracker. ‘Magical and uplifting and timeless’ are words that sum up that special gift especially at Christmas for classical ballet lovers. Those words can also reflect their astonishing take on Giselle – one of the echoing…

Joanne Cliffton in Thoroughly Modern Millie

REVIEW: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Throughly  Modern Millie Liverpool Empire by Peter Grant   Flappers, ya all, were those dancers that made the Big Apple sparkle in the  roaring 20s. They got their name from the buckled overshoes hat flapped along as they strolled along the boulevards. They were girls who wanted to have fun. Based on the Academy-Award winning…

PREVIEW: War Horse

It’s time to look forward to some theatrical magic  – War Horse is galloping to Liverpool. Words: Peter Grant Pictures and Video: Cathy Roberts. THE multi-award-winning First World War drama is coming later this year for its premiere in the city. But before the tour arrives for two weeks in November,Literally Productions had a special…