Crewe Lyceum

Helen Forrester’s Twopence to Cross the Mersey Opens Next Wednesday In Crewe

Based on the late author’s million-selling autobiography, the play written by Rob Fennah, chronicles Helen’s early life during The Great Depression in 1930s Liverpool.Featuring a cast of 9 playing over 40 characters, the period drama is set in the early 1930s in the midst of the Great Depression. Helen's spendthrift father was declared bankrupt forcing the family to leave behind the nannies, servants, and beautiful middle-class home in the gentler South West of England. With nothing more than the clothes they stood up in, thefamily of nine took the train to Liverpool where they hoped to rebuild their shattered lives.…
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Review: The Haunting Of Blaine Manor

Review: The Haunting Of Blaine Manor

The doors of beautiful Crewe Lyceum opened out tonight, in contrast, onto the eerie frontage of Blaine Manor. The play, written by Joe O'Byrne in 2015, tells of parapsychologist Doctor Roy Earle (Peter Slater), famous for discrediting hauntings and exposing fake mediums, is invited to attend a seance in what is said to be the most haunted building in England. Unperturbed even by the attitude of the locals who wont set foot in there for fear of a curse, Dr. Earle heads to Blaine Manor aiming to debunk, or offer rationale explanation, for its famous supernatural history. He is not…
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Interview: Ultimate Classic Rock Show

We talk to Luke Bradshaw, lead guitarist and founder of Ultimate Classic Rock Show which is coming to Crewe Lyceum on 30th September. We discuss the origins of the show, the setlist, what the audience can expect as well as Luke's own band, 'Coolhand'. This brilliant show is on 30th September at Crewe Lyceum and further details can be found here including a link to purchase tickets
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Lyceum Studio Relaunches

Dramatic retellings of literary classics and top comedy come to Crewe this September when the Lyceum Studio launches its Autumn season.2022’s Retellings season sets sail on Thursday 8 September at 8 PM with Silver & Gold, based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. Adapted and performed by James Hyland of Brother Wolf, the all-new monodrama focuses on one-legged pirate Long John Silver as he gathers his unruly shipmates for the voyage of a lifetime and is a powerful exploration of the ambiguity of morality that will captivate both adults and children alike.September also launches Crewe’s new comedy club on the…
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Get Rocking At The Lyceum With Ultimate Classic Rock Show In September

Dust off your air guitars for an evening of the very best classic rock anthems from legends past and present!Let us take you on a roller coaster journey of classic rock nostalgia, performing hit after hit live with stunning accuracy and high energy accompanied by an incredible light and projection show, we’re guaranteed to have you on your feet all night. Over two hours of classic rock anthems from artists including Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, Free, The Eagles and Jimi Hendrix to name but a few! The Ultimate Classic Rock Show is performed by highly talented and…
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An Evening with Henry Blofeld Comes To Crewe

An Evening with Henry Blofeld Comes To Crewe

Hit a Six with tickets to see legendary cricket commentator and broadcaster Henry Blofeld OBE, in his brand-new show in Crewe next month. Famed for his plummy tones and all-round good humour, ‘Blowers’ brings My Dear Old Things, to Crewe Lyceum Theatre on Thursday September 8, to share tales of treasured moments, past and present, while looking ever forward to more fun and games as he returns to the crease. In cricketing terms, Covid’s reign stopped play for a couple of seasons. Any another year, dear old Blowers would have knocked off a century of theatre shows, appeared on numerous TV programmes and regaled…
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Crimes on Centre Court Comes To Crewe Lyceum Theatre In September

Crimes on Centre Court Comes To Crewe Lyceum Theatre In September

Credit: Pamela Raith Photography An ace of a show that you’re sure to (fifteen) love is coming to Crewe Lyceum Theatre next month. Crimes on Centre Court delivers a fine dose of mirth, murder and mayhem, along with a side of tennis on Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 September. Brought to town by the coveted production company New Old Friends, the show is based on a story from their award-winning podcast and been described as a “A non-stop bonanza of wit” by the British Theatre Guide. This deucey summertime treat is centred around Hugh Knows. His father Lord Knows, is…
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ALL STAR LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR ALADDIN AT CREWE LYCEUM THIS CHRISTMAS

ALL STAR LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR ALADDIN AT CREWE LYCEUM THIS CHRISTMAS

Crewe Lyceum and pantomime producers Imagine Theatre are delighted to announce a star-studded lineup for this panto season as much loved and celebrated TV personality Louie Spence and Coronation Street favourite Jamie Kenna join Channel 5’s Milkshake! presenter Kiera-Nicole and stage favourite Malcolm Lord in this year’s magical family Pantomime Aladdin from 16 December 2022 - 8 January 2023. Louie has a career in performance spanning many years. As a graduate of the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts he began working as a backing dancer on tours for artists such as Bjork and The Spice Girls. Louie also starred in top West-End musicals…
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