All posts tagged "Prescot Playhouse"

  • Dame Judi Dench Throws Support behind Prescot Theatre

    Celebrated actress Dame Judi Dench has lent her support to Shakespeare North’s proposed theatre, in an open letter to Liverpool. The Oscar- and BAFTA-winning British thespian said she particularly supported the project because her husband, the late...

    • Posted January 3, 2017
    • 0
  • Shakespeare North Confirms Key Appointments in Prescot Theatre Bid

    The Prescot Playhouse is a step closer to construction, following the appointment of architects and engineers to work on the project. Shakespeare North plan to build an educational complex, with a 350-seat Elizabethan cockpit theatre (pictured) at its...

    • Posted November 11, 2016
    • 0
  • Prescot Festival Gives Resounding ‘Yes!’ to Shakespeare North Theatre

    A Shakespearean theatre and education centre would transform culture and economy in Prescot, the director of the town’s annual arts festival says. “Having been bringing arts and music to our town for over a decade now, we...

    • Posted May 16, 2016
    • 0
  • Go-ahead for Shakespeare College & Theatre in Prescot

    A planning application for the building of a Shakespearean theatre and educational facility in Prescot town centre has been successful. Knowsley Council’s Planning Committee granted planning permission for the proposed complex, which has already received local and...

    • Posted April 22, 2016
    • 4
  • Government Promises £5m for Prescot Shakespeare Theatre

    Tory Chancellor George Osborne announced £5 million towards a theatre and college for Prescot in today’s government budget (Wednesday 16 March). “In the 400th anniversary of the great playwright’s death, I’ve heard the sonnets from the Right...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
    • 0
  • What Will Prescot’s Shakespeare Theatre Look Like?

    If charity Shakespeare North receive planning permission in April, they could be building an Elizabethan-style theatre and college in Prescot town centre. The plans, for the Mill Street Car Park adjacent to the Old Mill pub, would...

    • Posted March 15, 2016
    • 0
  • Government Supports Plans for Shakespearean Theatre in Prescot

    A government minister has pledged support for Shakespeare North‘s project to build an Elizabethan theatre in Prescot. At a parliamentary debate in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 8 December, Minister of State for Culture, Media & Sport Ed...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
    • 0
  • Support Shakespeare North’s Plans for a Theatre in Prescot

    The Shakespeare North Trust presents its planning application for an Elizabethan theatre and college on 17 January to Knowsley Council. The new Prescot town centre venue could be open by 2019 if all goes according to plan....

    • Posted January 13, 2015
    • 1
  • Shakespeare North Prescot Theatre Plans Revealed

    A 350-seat Elizabethan theatre and study centre is in the pipeline for Prescot town centre. The Shakespeare North Trust have revealed designs for the 3,000-square-metre complex, which they hope can be funded and built by 2019. The...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
    • 1
  • Shakespeare North Plan Theatre in Prescot

    A group of academics and theatre professionals are pressing on with plans to build a theatre and college in Prescot. The Shakespeare North Trust first mooted the idea in 2007, but the project was put on the back...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
    • 0