Unity Autumn Programme goes live

Unity Autumn Programme goes live

Our Autumn Programme has gone live on the Unity Theatre website and you can see the online brochure here. We’re really excited about this one! But this is my space to say exactly why I’m so personally excited! Nina – a story about me and Nina Simone Of course at the heart of the season is Nina … Continue reading

Venues North Edinburgh Fringe Guide Launched

Venues North Edinburgh Fringe Guide Launched

  This morning the Venues North Edinburgh Festival Guide was launched featuring the very best theatre heading to the Fringe. You can download the full guide here Venues North – Edinburgh Fringe Guide 2016 – perfect one stop shop to some of the best theatre from the North. Naturally it features some great shows from Liverpool … Continue reading

Make Do Bend

Over the weekend I got to work on an extraordinary series of e mails ahead of The Hub / London Sinfonietta’s MAKE DO BEND hack which is being delivered in partnership with Sound and Music and NESTA. It takes place on Tuesday and you can find out more about the event here (which includes several other Liverpool … Continue reading

Dreams,pageants and the rest

Dreams,pageants and the rest

 You know something is up when an array of dog collars begin appearing in your dreams. What’s up in this case is the Pentecost Pageant, a celebration of hope, an event (is that even the right word) happening across Hope Street on May 15th. A celebration which spills out of both Cathedrals and onto Hope … Continue reading

Memories of RAGNAROK 

This video popped into my Facebook feed the other day bringing back fond memories of a very special Eastern Angles show which thrillingly brought the Norse myths to life. ​https://vimeo.com/175504241 Ragnarok was written by Charles Way, directed by Hal Chambers and designed by Samuel Wyer.   a thrilling triumph of theatricality with a breathtaking finale, where the … Continue reading

Ted Hughes’ Gaudete comes to Unity

Ted Hughes’ Gaudete comes to Unity

One of the great things about Unity Theatre is the organisations ability to shape shift.  One minute we’re helping to stage the #PentecostPageant with our Cathedral partners, the next we’re announcing a piece of work in which an Anglican clergyman is abducted by spirits and taken into another world. OBRA Theatre Company’s GAUDETE comes to Unity in … Continue reading