All posts tagged "drama"

  • Tempest Returning to Prescot 15 July

    MATE Productions’ hit staging of The Tempest returns to Prescot on Saturday 15 July. The Prescot-based company has toured Merseyside throughout June and July with its spectacular production of Shakespeare’s play. Before it goes to the RSC...

    • Posted July 6, 2017
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  • Tempest Brewing in Prescot

    A storm is headed for Prescot, as a spectacular outdoor production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest prepares to open. MATE Productions’ staging of the Bard’s last play has its first performance at 2pm this Saturday, 10 June, in...

    • Posted June 6, 2017
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  • Shakespeare’s As You Like It Back in Prescot – for One Weekend Only!

    MATE Productions will be back on home turf with their hit staging of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It on 30 and 31 July. The show comes back to Prescot after a tour that included Netherley, Halewood, Mossley Hill,...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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  • Double Bill of Shakespeare in Prescot This Summer

    As You Like It already proved a hit when it opened on 4 June, but it’s not the only Shakespeare play coming to Prescot this summer. Lovers of the Bard can return to the woodlands of Prescot Parish Church...

    • Posted June 30, 2016
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  • Prescot-filmed Drama ‘Reg’ to Air on BBC1, 6 June

    A hard-hitting drama filmed partly on location in Prescot will screen on BBC1 next week. Reg tells the true story of a father who lost his son in the second Iraq War, accused the government of failing...

    • Posted June 2, 2016
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  • Festival Season Almost upon Prescot

    The month of June 2016 will be packed full of events celebrating Prescot’s unique history, heritage and culture. It kicks off with the annual Elizabethan Fayre on Saturday 4 June. From 10am to 3pm, visitors have a chance...

    • Posted May 13, 2016
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  • Shakespeare’s As You Like It Coming to Prescot This Summer

    MATE Productions will make the grounds of Prescot Parish Church and Vicarage their stage again when they perform William Shakespeare’s comedy As You Like It this summer. To promote the show, they’ve commandeered the people of Prescot – including...

    • Posted April 28, 2016
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  • Mother Goose Is Coming to Prescot

    Mother Goose is coming to Prescot this spring, and she wants your help to find the Golden Egg. The walkabout performance of Mother Goose & the Quest for the Golden Egg takes place in the woodlands of Prescot Parish...

    • Posted March 21, 2016
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  • Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Romance? Check. Great music? Check. Mischief and mayhem? Laugh-out loud hilarity? Special effects? Yes, yes, yes to everything. This production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream transported me somewhere magical for two hours. The action began outside, continued inside...

    • Posted May 31, 2015
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  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream Comes to Prescot

    (Press release: MATE productions) Award-winning MATE Productions (Best of Liverpool Theatre’s 2012, Knowsley Artistic Group of the Year 2014) in partnership with Shakespeare North and the RSC Open Stages programme present this spectacular promenade indoor and outdoor production, premiering in...

    • Posted April 30, 2015
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