of Liverpool's Dark History'
perform 'Irish Liverpool' on
THE fantastic Lovehistory, producers of
the popular 'Catacombs of Liverpool's Dark History' series present
their thought provoking and compelling play:- 'Irish Liverpool'
within the stunning Concert Room, at Liverpool's St George's Hall. This event as
the headline says will take place on Saturday, 18 March 2017, to coincide with
St Patrick's Day.
This play is a captivating dramatization, this theatrical production will
commemorate all of those who lost their lives in the Great Famine of the 1840's,
taking audiences on a journey through the passages of Liverpool's Irish
With an estimated three quarters of its population having Irish roots, Liverpool
is widely known as the 'real capital of Ireland' and this poignant production
will take an in depth look at the City's rich Irish ancestry.
The evening will feature wonderfully insightful and captivating tales, all of
which are historically accurate having been researched by Lovehistory who worked
closely with Liverpool University History department.
Lovehistory, the City's most animated storytellers once again bring together a
team of versatile actors who bring these fascinating characters to life, all
with an intriguing story to tell.
Irish immigrant women describe their heart breaking journey from Ireland,
Liverpool merchants debate the problem of the Irish, and activists share their
struggle for better living conditions for those escaping the famine that
destroyed thousands of lives.
This thought provoking performance will explore how Irish migration impacted on
Liverpool life and culture and how those legacies live on today.
Judy McLean, Creative Director of Lovehistory, said:- "We are thrilled to
be presenting this exploration of Liverpool's Irish history at the Concert Room.
There is such a strong Irish presence in Liverpool and this is a really poignant
piece that shows the trials and struggle that they faced. It will be a wonderful
way to prolong the St Patrick's Day celebrations!"
Make St Patrick's Day extra special and join Lovehistory as they explore and
celebrate the links between Liverpool and the Emerald Isle.
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