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  • Jack and the Beanstalk is a giant of a pantomime
    Henry James
    THE Members of All Souls Dramatic Club are in 2019 celebrating their 60th year and are currently presenting Jack and the Beanstalk at The Atkinson.The pantomime opens strongly with Jack Trott (Mia Scott) and company performing The Greatest Show from The Greatest Showman. There is a big cast of: pr...Read More

  • Chance to see popular comedy
    By Ron Ellis
    How The Other Half Loves was written by Alan Ayckbourn in 1969, in the middle of what many regard as the author’s Golden Period.It is notable for its composite set of two over-laid living rooms allowing for simultaneous action in both places.The play centres on three couples, the Fosters (Ted Bulle...Read More

  • When Stan and Ollie came to town in 1952...
    Henry James
    A NEW film chronicling the relationship between comedy icons Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy hits the screens this week.‘Stan & Ollie’ stars Steve Coogan and John C Reilly and the movie is set in 1953 when the famous double act did a variety hall tour of Britain as their Hollywood film appearances...Read More

  • Quartet find time out of world tour to perform in borough
    Henry James
    PARBOLD Douglas Music is delighted to present Chiaroscuro Quartet, with violinist, Alina Ibragimova, internationally recognised for performances that are intense, refined, exploratory and poised.The quartet will perform in the Auditorium in the Village Hall WN8 7DN on Saturday, January 26 at 7.45 ...Read More

  • Band looking forward to gig in town
    Henry James
    TOPLOADER are coming to the Floral Hall Ballroom at Southport theatre on Friday, February 1.With more than 62 million streams on Spotify in 2018, Toploader are gearing up for a busy 2019 as they celebrate 20 years since the release of their debut album Onka's Big Moka, which sold more than two mill...Read More

  • Be taken on musical journey through classic hits
    Henry James
    THE unstoppable Magic of Motown steams into the Southport Theatre on Friday, January 25.The show has been seen by more than a million people, and has been seen by Her Majesty the Queen at the Royal Variety Performance.Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume chan...Read More

  • Show promising fun and naughty moments
    Henry James
    RICHARD O’Brien’s critically-acclaimed new production of The Rocky Horror Show is now back by public demand and returns for a 12 month UK tour featuring Blue Singer and Hollyoaks actor Duncan James as Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Duncan James said: “Frank is such an iconic role, it’s an honour to be able to...Read More

  • Appeal to help find missing mum and baby
    Danielle Thompson
    A TEENAGE mum with links to Southport has been reported missing.Courtney Edgar, 17, was last seen with her 17 month old child at 10.45am on January 5 in Blackpool. She is white, 5ft 7in tall with very long dark hair. She was wearing a cream coloured jacket with a fur collar and dark trousers and wa...Read More

  • Two men arrested for suspected drug offences
    Henry James
    TWO men have been arrested and drugs seized following an incident in Southport.At about 1.20am on Thursday, January 3, officers patrolling on Canning Road sighted two men in suspicious circumstances, who made off on foot into a nearby address.Entry was forced and two men were arrested and suspected...Read More

  • China's national treasures to be on display at World Museum
    Henry James
    THE Terracotta Warriors, which are described as some of China’s finest national treasures, are coming back to this country for the first time since 2008 and can be seen in Liverpool at the World Museum.Opening February 9 to October 28, China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors features more...Read More


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