Tuesday, July 5

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The War of the Worlds – Liverpool Everyman
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The War of the Worlds – Liverpool Everyman

What a tangled web we weave, especially these days when the Internet ensures all kinds of information reach the parts that other sources can't get to. Fake news can make people belligerent or else scare them out of their wits, just as it did with the broadcast of 'War of the Worlds' years ago. Rhum and Clay, with Isley Lynn, proudly present their version of events, each cast member, pipe in hand, narrating as the multi-talented and multi-faceted Orson Welles. And on the starkest of sets, designed by Bethany Wells, there's nowt but a cumbersome old wireless, soundproof mesh walls with doors inset, and a radio studio at the back, but oh my, the lovely attention to detail: two dear little lamps like miniature spaceships, All brought to life by the Lighting Designers, Nick Flintoff and Pet...