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The Grand Gesture, Theatre Review. Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool.

Cast: Michael Hugo, Samantha Robinson, Angela Bain, Howard Chadwick, Claire Storey, Paul Barnhill, Alan McMahon, Robert Pickavance, Dyfig Morris, Sophie Hatfield, Hester Arden.

Whilst the overall central theme of The Grand Gesture may be worrying to some and have others wondering how you can have a comedy set around the premise of a man wanting to end his life, it shouldn’t though detract from the very superb way that Northern Broadsides, perhaps one of the keenly anticipated companies that makes its way on regular basis to the Liverpool Playhouse Theatre, took on Nikolai Erdman’s brilliant work The Suicide.

Artistic Director Gemma Bodinetz Reveals Playhouse’s Autumn And Winter Season.

The creative world of Liverpool never stops and for the team at the Playhouse Theatre as one season ends, the preparations are well under way for the Autumn/Winter season to begin in earnest.

Following a season of work that has transferred to London and toured the U.K., including The Misanthrope, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg and The Match Box, The Playhouse leads on world premieres and creative collaborations this autumn.