News

Tue 16 Aug, 2022

BBC’s The One Show and Shakespeare North Playhouse: ‘As You Write It’

As You Write It is an exciting collaboration between Shakespeare North Playhouse and BBC’s The One Show that showcases the work of talented young playwrights, giving them the opportunity to have their work performed on the Cockpit Theatre stage. 

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Thu 11 Aug, 2022

‘A full on night out’ – A Midsummer Nights Dream at Shakespeare North Playhouse

Featuring the voice of BAFTA nominated actor David Morrissey as Oberon, and Mercury nominated singer-songwriter Nadine Shah making her theatre debut in the role of Titania.

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Thu 4 Aug, 2022

Hill Dickinson announced as official legal partner to Shakespeare North Playhouse

Liverpool headquartered law firm Hill Dickinson has been announced as the official legal partner to the new Shakespeare North Playhouse.

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Wed 3 Aug, 2022

What’s on in August

A nonsense festival, spoken word nights and enough shows to fill your whole month with! Take a look at what we have in store this August at Shakespeare North Playhouse! Check out our What's On Page for more details.

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Tue 21 Jun, 2022

Shakespeare North Playhouse announces new social impact partnership with Livv Housing

Shakespeare North Playhouse has joined forces with independent housing association Livv Housing Group, in a unique partnership to create positive impact and support residents and communities in Knowsley to flourish.

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Tue 29 Mar, 2022

An interview with the architect Dr Nicholas Helm

With the Jacobean church in sight, and standing next to the car park and Old Museum in Prescot in 2006 a conversation between architect Dr. Nicholas Helm and Professor Richard Wilson sparked the idea that led to a magnificent and internationally important Shakespearean theatre built, right here in K...

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Thu 24 Mar, 2022

Our Opening Programme Announced

We are ready to unveil our Opening Programme with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Christmas Carol and Audiences with Johnny Vegas and Jimmy McGovern among highlights all coming to this incredible new £30m theatre in Prescot, Knowsley.

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Tue 15 Feb, 2022

Last bricks laid at The Shakespeare North Playhouse

The construction of The Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot has reached another momentous milestone as the brickwork on the building comes to an end.

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