A new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairytale for the young and young at heart. Told by Madelaine Smart, with original music by Alex Cottrell.
Focusing on mermaids and their element in world cultures across time, this event takes us on a journey from Babylonian sculpture to Pirates of the Caribbean.
Mysterious, alluring, and often deadly, mermaids have captured the imagination of writers and artists since the dawn of civilization. This event invites you to succumb to the lure of the siren…
Singing sea-maids, stolen treasure, swashbuckling sea dogs, and parrot poo galore! Join The Liverpool Players for enchanting tales of beautiful mermaids and scurvy pirates.
Adapted from the twelfth-century lai by Marie de France Bisclavret explores what it means to be human in a world where chivalry, love and betrayal clash with the supernatural.
The evil Sheriff of Nottingham and his cunning sidekick, Weaselwise, are plotting to capture Robin Hood and his Merry Band in this interactive children’s adventure.
Follow the adventures of four students at The University of Liverpool as they step through a time-travelling portal. Filmed on location at Speke Hall by Mocha TV.
Witness true love, murder, cross-dressing, fairies, regicide, ghosts, shipwrecks and a whole lot more in eight bite-size versions of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.
It’s New Year at King Arthur’s court when a giant green knight interrupts the festivities, challenging the knights to an ominous beheading contest.
Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy – with love, loss, murder, death, ghostly happenings, madness, revenge, deadly duels, and a famous skull – all performed in just three minutes.
Associated with the court of Henry VIII, The Interlude of Youth offers a moral and political allegory about the riotous nature of youth and how to find salvation through Christ.
Join Chaucer and a host of colourful pilgrims for an assortment of medieval tales in this thoroughly entertaining abridgement of Mike Poulton’s Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales.
The Liverpool Players present an assortment of medieval stories about brave knights, seafaring ladies, giants, dragons, and fairies. Come along to hear stories of the past…
It’s raining, it’s pouring, and Mrs Noah won’t get on the ark! Originally performed on the streets of Chester, this medieval mystery play is given a modern twist.
While shepherds watched their flock by night… their prize sheep was stolen! This fifteenth-century play depicts the Nativity as you’ve never seen it before!
An Evening of Early Music and Drama. Celebrate the festive season with The Liverpool Players and Sonnatas a trè.
In addition to performing at public events, The Liverpool Players make regular contributions to educational workshops, helping both young children and university undergraduates.
Some of the Players’ productions have been turned into free audio books and soundtracks by Alex Cottrell of Cottrell Music. Download or listen to them here.