Two

For centuries public houses have been places the weary can find shelter and the lonely find company; even if that company happens to be in a glass. Two is the story of such a pub. We are quickly introduced to the landlord and landlady (played by Jake Ryan and Rachael Reason), and come to learn…

Man on the Moon

Books have for centuries, meant different things to different people. They are a source of information, an opportunity for solace, or perhaps a way to escape. For Keisha however they are love letters; a means of communication between her and her estranged father. A man of many names and versions of himself; she wonders if…

Romeo & Juliet

As the Everyman Theatre’s Company presents its fifth and final offering of the season, it is safe to say that this is a series that has gone from strength-to-strength. Since February this year, this skilled group of artists has took us through a journey of music, comedy and dance. Finally concluding with Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo &…

Secrets – The Musical

Set in Liverpool, 2017, Mersey Entertainment Agency is faced with a double-edged sword. The request to organise a show for an millionaire’s birthday party is as exciting a prospect, as it is fraught with danger.  As owner of the Agency, Larry (John McGrellis), continues to be at the mercy of ‘Metal Mick’ (Danny Taylor), he…

The Sum

Edgy, relevant and emotive – this play could not be more relevant if it tried! The Everyman Company continue to go from strength-to-strength as they present the fourth piece in their series of five. Following the success of The Story Giant, these highly-skilled actors bring an exceptional mix of drama, music and dance in The…

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

Beginning in Lubbock, Texas, a young Buddy, with the support of local radio DJ, ‘Hipockets’, Duncan, sets his sights on fame and becoming a star. With his two pals Joe (Joe Butcher) and Jerry (Josh Haberfield), “The Crickets” are a trio of fun and talent. Enjoying the platform of local radio, Buddy decides to pursue…

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

As night falls and the moon rises our story of love, fairies and spells unfolds. Puck, shrewd and sprightly, reminds us to rest as he sets the scene. Masterfully played by James Templeton; he is as energetic as he is engaging. With great delivery he quickly has the audience captivated; something he manages to maintain…

The Story Giant

From the four corners of the earth travel four children. Meeting in the land of sleep and slumber, these dreaming explorers encounter a looming library like no other they have ever seen. Not only does this behemoth bibliotheca present them with more books than they could ever consider to exist, it presents them with a…

The Conquest of the South Pole

Following The Everyman Company’s success with Fiddler on The Roof, they have now taken on a very different challenge for their second production. Manfred Karge’s The Conquest of the South Pole is a play that if nothing else, shows the flexibility and versatility of this group of actors. Director Nick Bagnall has done well to…

Fiddler on the Roof

Theatre review: Fiddler on the Roof Today’s world is full of news stories about division, suspicion and conflict of beliefs. No different, it would seem, was life in 1905. Here we meet Teyve, the husband of Golde, and father of five daughters. In the opening scene a four piece band booms as the Everyman’s new…