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All rise for the Sisters of Mersey

Jonathan Harvey is back with riotous summer blockbuster at Liverpool's Royal Court...

THIS July, writer Jonathan Harvey is back at Liverpool's Royal Court with a hilarious new show and summer blockbuster. Sisters of Mercy opens on:- Friday, 5 July, until 3 August 2024.

Harvey commented:- "I'm thrilled to be back at the Royal Court. Whoever came up with having your tea before curtain up and then your pudding in the interval is a genius. I had such a scream last year and it's great to be reunited with some of the team again for what we hope will be another riotů Sisters of Mersey. There's no audience quite like a Royal Court audience."

Meet Sister Petra and Sister Fionola (Lindzi Germain and Keddy Sutton) who have grown up as identical twins, at St Elmo's Convent, in Dingle. But Monsignor Michael has some shocking news for them, they're not twins at all! The Sisters decide to change the habit of a lifetime and escape from the convent to discover what happened to their real families. When they get out into 1980s Liverpool they find themselves locked into a battle with a wicked gangster, trapped in an improbable heist and trying to pinch a nudey statue to fill a gaping hole in the Monsignor's apse.

Writer:- Jonathan Harvey (A Thong For Europe) is back with another riotous comedy featuring some classic 80s bangers. Sisters of Mersey is Directed by:- Stephen Fletcher and Designed by:- Mark Walters. Musical Supervisor and Arranger is:- George Francis, Musical Director:- James Breckon, Lighting Design by:- Ian Scott, Sound Design by:- Kate Harvey and AV Designer:- Jamie Jenkin.

The confirmed cast includes:- Emma Bispham, Natalie Blair, Gabriel Fleary, Lindzi Germain, Keddy Sutton and Keshia Santos.

You can book tickets online at:- LiverpoolsRoyalCourt.Com, or call:- 01517094321.

Erin Harvey launches campaign to be next Lib Dem MP for Southport

ERIN Harvey has launched her campaign to be the next Lib Dem MP for Southport. Her priorities for our Town are:-

  • Revitalising our Town Centre; making it an attractive place for residents, tourists and businesses through campaigning for business rate reform, re-opening the pier, improving transport links and celebrating local heritage.

  • Harnessing green energy to boost our local economy; using our natural wind and water resources to open up investment and cleaning and protecting our waterways.

  • Helping people access GP appointments, improving healthcare and fighting for social care reform.

At a packed meeting at Lib Dem Headquarters in Southport Erin said:- "It's clear that the Tories are facing defeat nationally and that the choice in Southport is between Lib Dem and Labour. I have been out on the doorsteps talking to people and local people are fed up with the empty platitudes and lack of ambition for our area from both main parties. I live here with my family and I am invested in harnessing Southport's natural advantages to make it a vibrant place, fit for tomorrow. In my professional life I have worked in international diplomacy and I am used to standing up for what I believe in and helping others. I have an independent mind and will follow in the footsteps of Southport's previous Lib Dem MP's."

Former Lib Dem MP and now Lib Dem group Council leader, John Pugh, said:- "Labour run Sefton Council don't understand what Southport needs and it constantly feels like we our Town is an afterthought to Bootle. The Tory MP has consistently voted with a Government that has presided over economic mismanagement and political chaos that has had a direct impact on residents. There is now a chance to vote for a fresh voice in Erin Harvey who is invested in the future of this area, unlike the candidates from the two main parties."

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