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  • Grumpy Old Women are now back on tour
    Henry James
    IT’S time to get the girls together, Grumpy Old Women is back on tour, stopping by Southport Theatre next month.Starring Jenny Eclair (comedian, novelist and actress), Dillie Keane (singer and comedian) and Lizzie Roper (actress and comedian), this new full-fat, batteries included comedy aims to ha...Read More

  • Liver Birds Flying Home is a 'promising work in progress'
    By Ron Ellis
    Liver Birds Flying HomeRoyal Court Theatre, LiverpoolTHIS is the show that is proclaimed as the next Blood Brothers but it has a long way to go before it reaches that level.Based on Carla Lane’s legendary seventies T.V. programme and written by Barb Junger, George Seaton and Radio Merseyside’s Lind...Read More

  • Singer enjoying starring as the lead in Carole King musical
    Henry James
    BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical is being staged for one week only at the Liverpool Empire Theatre from May 1 - 5 and Bronté Barbé has said playing the lead is a “dream role.”The show tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team w...Read More

  • SDC’s show marking WWI anniversary
    By Ron Ellis
    TO commemorate the 100th anniversary of The First World War, Southport Dramatic Club are delighted to have been given special permission by the BBC to present, live on stage, no less than three episodes of Richard Curtis and Ben Elton’s iconic comedy, Blackadder, arguably one of the most intelligen...Read More

  • Howard talks gardens!
    Danielle Thompson
    Southport Chrysanthemum and Gardening Society will hold their next educational talk tonight (Wednesday) at Lord St West Church Hall.Howard Drury from Birmingham will talk about the role of women in developing and maintaining great gardens.Linda Humphreys from the group said: “Our speaker is an old...Read More

  • Port lose to leaders despite spirited display
    Mike Dawber
    Southport 0Salford City 1By Ron EllisSOUTHPORT were beaten by the only goal against leaders Salford City on Tuesday but they gave an encouraging display.The visitors dominated the early stages but dour defending, plus a string of saves by Mark Halstead kept The Sandgrounders in the game and by half...Read More

  • Military charity to mark Armed Forces Day with parade
    Malcolm Hindle
    MEMBERS of the oldest national military charity are holding a parade in Southport to mark Armed Forces Day on Sunday, July 1.The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) was founded in 1885 by Major James Gildea and provides lifelong support to anyone who is currently serving or h...Read More

  • Everyman production is an 'interesting take on a modern classic'
    Henry James
    ACTORS from the Everyman Company are presenting Anthony Burgess’s controversial work A Clockwork Orange.Many people may have seen Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film of the book, with Malcolm McDowell as Alex.Kubrick decided to pull the film after he received a number of death threats following copycat cr...Read More

  • Military charity to mark Armed Forces Day with parade
    Danielle Thompson
    MEMBERS of the oldest national military charity are holding a parade in Southport to mark Armed Forces Day on Sunday, July 1.The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) was founded in 1885 by Major James Gildea and provides lifelong support to anyone who is currently serving or h...Read More

  • The Wildcats are on the prowl for fresh talent!
    Danielle Thompson
    GIFTED young female footballers are invited to show off their football skills at Dunes Splash World’s new 3G sports pitches from Tuesday, April 24.SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Centres from The FA will provide Sefton’s girls aged five-11 with regular opportunities to play football as well as promoti...Read More

  • Atkinson announces its new summer season
    Henry James
    THE Atkinson, Sefton’s home for arts and entertainment has announced its new summer season.Top named comedians Chris Ramsey (Thursday, May 17) and Ed Byrne (Saturday, April 28) feature alongside Edinburgh favourite Barbara Nice in her interactive show Raffle (Saturday, May 26) and the romp across t...Read More


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