What’s On

NT Live, Encore: Obsession

1st Jun 2017, 7:00pm

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A chilling tale of passion and destruction. Starring Jude Law, and broadcast live from London's Barbican Theatre, Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge,) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.

A Quiet Passion – Film Screening and Q&A

7th Jun 2017, 6:00pm

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A Quiet Passion traces the life of the acclaimed and notoriously reclusive American poet, Emily Dickinson. Producers, Roy Boulter and Sol Papadopoulos, and Director of EHU's Institute for Creative Enterprise, Prof Roger Shannon, introduce this special screening. TICKETS FREE!

Exclaim!

8th Jun 2017, 6:00pm

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Have the chance to view some of the most exciting student work including Music, Dance, Film and Television, Drama, Advertising, Musical Theatre, and Computing degree programmes. TICKETS FREE!

Beyond the Edge

10th Jun 2017, 11:00am

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Roll up, roll up for the Big Top Tent feast of circus spectacle, daring-do and sheer silliness! Suitable for all ages. Presented & Circus Sensible and Edge Hill. TICKETS are FREE!

Beyond the Edge

10th Jun 2017, 2:00pm

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Roll up, roll up for the Big-Top Tent Spectacular! A feast of circus spectacle, daring-do and sheer silliness! Suitable for all ages. Presented & Circus Sensible and Edge Hill. TICKETS are FREE but going fast!

NT Live: Peter Pan (Recorded)

10th Jun 2017, 2:30pm

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Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale. A delight for children and adults. ‘Spellbindingly imaginative. A dazzling production.’ ★★★★★ Radio Times. SAVE MONEY - FAMILY TICKET available on this event!

Publishing the North

12th Jun 2017, 6:00pm

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Is there such a thing as ‘northern writing’? How do northern publishers cultivate an identity that is both local and international? What do small publishers have to offer that the big conglomerates don’t? TICKETS FREE!

RSC Live, Encore: Antony & Cleopatra

14th Jun 2017, 7:00pm

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Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends. ‘Josette Simon is a Cleopatra to die for…an extraordinarily physical performance’ ★★★★ OBSERVER

The Mersey Sound at 50

17th Jun 2017, 5:30pm

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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Mersey Sound, one of the world's most influential anthologies with Catherine Marcangeli and Paul Farley in Conversation with EHU's Prof Roger Shannon. TICKETS FREE!

Cartref

21st Jun 2017, 7:00pm

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Set when the foundations of Welsh National Identity were laid, Cartref explores Wales’ most influential migrant community, the Liverpool Welsh. Presented by Theatr Gadair Ddu, TICKETS FREE!

Identity Crisis

22nd Jun 2017, 7:00pm

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Phina Oruche is having an identity crisis. Best known for her role as aloof supermodel Liberty Baker in ITV1 drama Footballers’ Wives, Phina, now in her 40s, has started to question who she really is. TICKETS FREE!

NT Live: Salomé

22nd Jun 2017, 7:00pm

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Directed by Yaël Farber (Les Blancs), this charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

STUCK

28th Jun 2017, 5:00pm

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Using digital video technology, soundscape and live performance, STUCK is an autobiographical journey depicting the gradual decline of the artist’s mother from advancing dementia. TICKETS FREE!

Medea / Mother’s Clothes

28th Jun 2017, 6:00pm

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Edge Hill's Dr Lena Simic's performance re-envisages this mythical character and explores concepts of motherhood, intimately portraying the life of a contemporary mother living in a foreign country. TICKETS are FREE!

The Comedy of Errors

2nd Jul 2017, 3:30pm

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Performed by Illyria, the Open Air Theatre Company in the beautiful setting of the Rock Garden. Please dress for the weather both rain or shine and bring a low-backed chair or rug to sit on. + Free food provided. Wheelchair accessible.

NT Live: Angels in America Part One

20th Jul 2017, 7:00pm

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This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott. Part two will be screened on Thursday 27 July 2017. “The show's a start-to-finish sensation. The performances and the plays absolutely fly.” Daily Telegraph 5 STARS

NT Live: Angels in America Part Two

27th Jul 2017, 7:00pm

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This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott. Part one: 20th July & Part two: 27th July. “A blistering production. The entire cast are superb.” Whats On Stage 5 STARS

NT Live, Encore: Yerma

28th Sep 2017, 7:00pm

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A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child. The incredible Billie Piper returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role, in this radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

RSC Live: Coriolanus

11th Oct 2017, 7:00pm

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Sope Dirisu (One Night in Miami, Donmar Warehouse, 2016) takes on the title role, in Shakespeare's full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield. Directed by Angus Jackson.