Blackbird gets Liverpool première

Published: 21 February 2020
Reporter: David Upton

Nick Bagnall will direct Roots Theatre’s Bex Culshaw and Liverpool’s Paul Duckworth in David Harrower’s Blackbird in a Liverpool première at The Hope Street Theatre, March 25–28.

It won several awards including Best New Play at the Olivier Awards and in 2016 transferred to Broadway starring Jeff Bridges and Michelle Williams.

Ray (Duckworth) is confronted with his past when Una (Culshaw) arrives unannounced at his office. Guilt, rage and raw emotions run high as they recollect their relationship from 15 years ago.

It has strong language and themes of strong sexual content. Suitable for ages 16+.