All posts tagged "theatre"

  • See Jungle Book in Prescot This Easter

    The woodlands of Prescot Parish Church and Vicarage will be transformed into the jungles of India for a spectacular outdoor theatrical production this Easter. MATE presents Jungle Book – A Walkabout Adventure, based on the famous tale...

    • Posted March 10, 2017
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  • 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
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  • Prescot Actress Chosen for Everyman Theatre Company

    Prescot’s Emily Hughes has been chosen from hundreds of candidates to be part of the Liverpool Everyman’s new repertory company. The young actress, who hails from Eccleston Park, will act in four productions at the iconic Liverpool...

    • Posted December 13, 2016
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  • Prescot Christmas Lights Switch-on 2016

    Prescot Town Council have announced the date and times for this year’s big Christmas light switch-on. The festivities take place on Saturday 3 December on Eccleston Street, from 2.30pm to 5.30pm. Attractions include little donkey rides, fairground rides and live...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • 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
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  • Autumnal Fairy Tale from MATE Productions

    Prescot-based MATE Productions are all set for their latest walkabout fairy-tale adventure, The Fool’s Tale. The fun starts in Prescot Parish Church Meeting Room, where children will take part in a firework-themed arts and crafts workshop (while the...

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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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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  • What’s on in Prescot: June 2016

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in June 2016 Saturday 4 June . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot PRESCOT PRODUCERS’ MARKET Saturday 4 June . 9am-4pm . Prescot Shopping Centre PRESCOT ARTS, CRAFT & GIFT FAIR...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Prescot Elizabethan Fayre on 4 June

    You won’t want to miss this year’s Elizabethan Fayre, on Saturday 4 June, when Prescot recreates its famous Tudor fayres and celebrates the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. Medieval music, dance, arts and crafts will give...

    • Posted May 23, 2016
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