July 5, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

As Chair of Liverpool Network Theatre Group I’m obviously heavily involved in their work. They’re a lovely, welcoming amateur theatre group whose weekly workshops encourage people to pursue drama and regular productions allow their members to showcase their talents. This evening we are opening our summer production As You Like It which will be touring…

June 8, 2019 Donna M Day 2 comments

  A stirring action-adventure story about two very different boys whose lives unexpectedly cross, forcing them to create an uneasy friendship. When they stumble upon a badger baiting plot by some dangerous criminals, their tenuous relationship is tested to breaking point. Can they overcome their differences and fears to help each other and save the…

May 21, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

,Shifting Sirens present Tw*ts, a new play by Rebecca Ozer exploring female friendship and sexuality in the modern world. The writer plays Rachael who shares a house with Georgia (Sophie Koumides) and Norah (Natasha Hale, also directing). Rachael and Georgia really dislike Norah’s boyfriend, Tom, who has cheated on her before and they believe will…

April 22, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

The Cruelty Free Beauty Box provide a subscription service to cruelty free beauty products with the aim of making cruelty free beauty easier to source and more accessible for everyone. Here are my thoughts on the March box. Pure Chimp – Natural Shampoo Bar Pure Chimp sell affordable natural skincare and Japanese matcha. This shampoo bar…

April 17, 2019 Donna M Day 2 comments

Flat Pack Music’s latest production is Mozart’s surreal fairy tale The Magic Flute, directed by Wendy Silvester with musical direction by Chris Gill. The classic princess in need of rescuing by a handsome prince story is combined with a clownish birdman, mysterious magic and enchanted musical instruments to create a unique romantic tale which works…

April 13, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

Barewater Productions present The Lion in Winter, a political comedy telling the story of Henry II, Eleanor of Aquitaine and their three sons’ fight to inherit the English throne. Set over Christmas, the play opens with Henry II’s (Greg Jones) mistress Alais (Florence Jackson) musing over her future. There is an agreement between England and France…

March 2, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

The Barn Swallows is a unique Western drama written by Helen Jones. It will be performed at The Hope Street Theatre in Liverpool on 6 to 9 March 2019. Directed by Meg McFarlane and produced by Make It Write, this the first completely original play set in the Old West to be performed in the…

February 28, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

The Cruelty Free Beauty Box provide a subscription service to cruelty free beauty products with the aim of making cruelty free beauty easier to source and more accessible for everyone. Here are my thoughts on the February box. Friendly Soap – Orange & Grapefruit Soap I’m a big fan of Friendly Soap products so was…

February 15, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

Last night I finished watching the BBC adaptation of The Long Song. I then read this morning that the author of the novel, Andrea Levy, had passed away at the age of 62. The Long Song is a look at the period which ended slavery in 19th century Jamaica. Looking at the lives of slaves and…

January 19, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

It’s now a week since my directorial debut for Liverpool Network Theatre Group, Ibsen’s A Doll’s House (translated by Wilder) closed at the Hope Street Theatre in Liverpool. Being so busy with this is also my excuse for neglecting my blog for a while, which was very rubbish of me, but my time just seemed…