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Liverpool’s Wrong Festival Announces Full Line Up For 2018.

WRONG Festival are extremely pleased to announce the full line up for the unmissable second-year outing of the vital oddball rock music festival. Set to take place on the 28th of April 2018 at Liverpool Docklands, they’ll be shining a spotlight on talent from both the burgeoning local, and U.K.-wide, Freakscene.

Also appearing as part of the newly announced clutch will be: politically-minded Manchester noiserockers Gnod, Britain’s dirtiest doom-metal band Conan, abrasive Bristol noiseout bunch Spectres, noisy progressive Leeds artpunks Bilge Pump, fellow Yorkshire post-punks Thank, London alternative math-rock outfit Death and the Penguin, rising Brummie garage punks Table Scraps, Leeds noiserock trio Irk, local garage noise quartet Ohmns, the stoner/doom of Buried Sleeper, and acerbic experimental punks Alpha Maid.

All Is Beyond My Control As Unique Show Fusing Theatre And Science Comes To The Unity Theatre.

Exeter Northcott Theatre today announces the regional tour for Beyond My Control – the first production created from a new collaboration between the theatre and Exeter university academics which opens at the Unity, Liverpool on 30th January ahead of performances in Lincoln, London, Exeter, Swindon and Aberystwyth.

The production – part game show, part improvised drama, part maths puzzle – aims to shed fresh light on epilepsy and pioneering research being undertaken at Exeter University which could revolutionize global diagnostic procedures. Improvised scenes take audiences through the characteristics of the brain to explain how seizures occur alongside testimonies from those living with the condition.

Put The Boom Boom Into Your Heart With An “Unforgettable” Evening Of George Michael Hits.

A musical extravaganza is promising to put the “boom boom into your heart” as it heads to town in celebration of a global superstar.

George Michael fans across the area are preparing for an unforgettable evening of live music, as a brand new production heads to Warrington’s Parr Hall next month.

Fastlove – A tribute to George Michael is a spellbinding show that is jam-packed with crowd-pleasing anthems.

From the Wham classics of the new pop revival, to the chart-topping success of the 80s album Faith, and the awesome tunes of the 90s and 00s, this spectacular show is not one to be missed.

Follow The Yellow Brick Road To St. Helens Theatre Royal This Half Term.

Go on a magical adventure over the rainbow at St. Helens Theatre Royal this February half-term as Regal Entertainments’ enchanting panto production of The Wizard of Oz returns from Tuesday 13th – Sunday 18th February.

After the show’s success whilst touring last year, which included playing to packed-out auditoriums in Stockport, Southport, Rhyl and Liverpool, it is now coming back to St. Helens due to a huge demand.

Starring B.B.C.’s Pitch Battle star Maddie Hope Coelho as Dorothy, this magical show is sure to put a smile on the faces of even the meanest of munchkins.

Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of A True Classic Liverpool Tale At The Royal Court.

ABD Productions is celebrating the 25th anniversary of one of the most loved shows in Liverpool theatre with a lavish new production at Liverpool’s Royal Court.

Her Benny was originally published in 1879 and is a book that has been read by generations of Liverpool children.

Silas Hocking’s rags to riches story, in which love and courage are the only two things that keep Benny and Nell going, became one of Liverpool’s best loved musicals with more than 800,000 people having seen the show since it was adapted for the stage by Anne Dalton in 1993.

Lizan Mitchell And Kim Tatum To Star In First U.K. Run Of Acclaimed U.S. Social Satire Dead And Breathing At The Unity Theatre.

Lizan Mitchell (Television: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Good Wife, The Wire. Broadway: Electra, Having Our Say, So Long on Lonely Street) and Kim Tatum aka Mzz Kimberley (Television: EastEnders and Cold Feet, Project Cat Walk, Transformation Street; Theatre;  Summer in London; Theatre Royal Stratford East) are set to star in the first U.K. run of acclaimed US social satire Dead and Breathing by Chisa Hutchinson

Spiteful old Carolyn Whitlock wants to die already. She’s been sick with cancer for almost as long as she can remember and the pain has made her so mean that there’s no one left who loves her.

Fresh From Touring With Lucy Spraggan, Lauren Ray Comes To The Philharmonic Hall This February In Support of Rebecca Ferguson.

Following the release of Lauren Ray’s incredible single Two Days back in December, and a sell out U.K. tour supporting Lucy Spraggan preceding that, Lauren Ray is thrilled to announce that she will be back out on the road again next month, this time supporting Rebecca Ferguson!

Two Days, along with her debut album, was recorded out in Nashville, showing clear elements of a country feel, whilst also maintaining a mellow and reflective side to it.

Lauren’s velvety smooth and effortlessly sultry tones sit perfectly on the elite production, and highlights from the album include singles Come To Me and Drive which received big U.K. regional B.B.C .Radio support as well as support from B.B.C. Introducing.

Contact And 20 Stories High Co-Production Exploring Abortion Brings Real Experiences Into The Open As Part Of B.B.C. Two Performance Live.

Following hit success in on stage at Contact in Manchester, the Contact and 20 Stories High co-production I told my mum I was going on an R.E. trip” will be broadcast on B.B.C Two on 20th January as part of the Performance Live strand of programmes.

I told my Mum I was going on an R.E. trip” is a frank drama told through the voices of four young female performers, based on interview material gathered from over 50 different people; including young women who have had abortions, young parents, health professionals and campaigners. These stories are interwoven with song and spoken word to portray the real experiences of these women.

Liverpool’s Ray Quinn Announced To Star In Jack And The Beanstalk At The Epstein Theatre This Easter.

Fe-fi-fo-fum – get ready for some panto fun! As LHK Productions announce that leading the all-star cast for their Easter panto, Jack and The Beanstalk, will be Liverpool’s own Ray Quinn.

This egg-cellent production will be scaling new heights at The Epstein Theatre from Thursday 29th March – Sunday 8th April and tickets are on-sale now.

Multi-talented singer, dancer and actor, Ray first came to attention in 2000 playing Anthony Murray on Channel 4’s Brookside, and won the hearts of the nation in 2006 on I.T.V.’s The X Factor where he went all the way to the final, finishing runner-up.

Liverpool’s Empire Theatre Hosts The Simon And Garfunkel Story On February 4th.

Has it really been 50 years since the most successful Folk/Rock Duo of all time recorded their first no1 hit single ‘The Sound of Silence’ ?

Having performed to sold out audiences in over 50 countries across the world from Sydney to Seattle, The Simon and Garfunkel Story is now sat in the West End at the lyric theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London. The show is currently the biggest and the most successful theatre show celebrating the lives and career of Folk/Rock sensation Simon and Garfunkel.