Liverpool Theatre News and Reviews

Steve Punt, Charlie Condou and Philip Franks join Rocky Horror tour
The actors join the national tour which kicks off in December
Theatre etiquette: the world view
By Dr Penelope Woods
Lecturer Dr Penelope Woods is accompanying Shakespeare's Globe's Hamlet as it tours the world, along the way she's noticed how differently audiences in different countries respond to the same play
Maureen Nolan joins cast of Footloose: The Musical
The Irish star will join Gareth Gates on the UK tour
Michael Coveney: Let's celebrate panto
Christmas is fast approaching so our critic Michael Coveney gets into the festive spirit
Top 5 theatre openings this week - 16-22 November
From Derren Brown to Ontroerend Goed, it's an eclectic mix of openings this week
Annie (New Wimbledon Theatre and Tour)
Everyone's favourite red-headed orphan is in town
Mary Poppins (Bristol Hippodrome and tour)
Zizi Strallen leads the cast of this 'full-scale re-think and re-animation' of the Disney classic
Sweeney Todd (Welsh National Opera - tour)
Serious audibility issues compromise WNO's co-production with West Yorkshire Playhouse
The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead (Everyman, Liverpool)
By Mandy Martinez
Nick Bagnall joins forces with award-winning poet Simon Armitage to revive a classic text
Flare Path (Richmond Theatre - Tour)
A revival of Terence Rattigan's wartime drama struggles to get off the ground