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…

REVIEW: Glasgow Girls

Glasgow Girls Liverpool Playhouse by Peter Grant Rousing, roaring, reflective – Glasgow Girls works on many levels. Cora Bissett and David Greig’s creative collaboration is based on the true story of seven feisty, strong-willed teenagers. This group of girls who wear their heavy hearts on the sleeves of their school uniforms. Their lives change forever…

Brick Up 2: The Wrath of Ann Twacky

REVIEW: Brick Up 2: The Wrath of Ann Twacky

REVIEW: Brick Up 2: The Wrath of Ann Twacky Royal Court by Peter Grant If writers Dave Kirby and Nicky Allt finally make it  on to our TV screens they could well become the new Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais or Merseyside’s answer to sit-com kings, Marks and Gran. The duo have been making…

RENT Musical

REVIEW: Rent

Review: RENT Theatre Clwyd by Lew Baxter SINCE the wildly anarchic rock musical ‘Rent’ hit the New York stage with a crash, bang, wallop in 1996 it has turned into a cult of some magnitude and its co-creator and writer Jonathan Larson has become a minor legend, although he sadly died before witnessing its ultimate triumph. It is…