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Why Merseyside is the natural home for a Shakespearean theatre

A neglected little town in Merseyside is the natural home for Shakespeare North, says Robert Gore-Langton

6 August 2022

9:00 AM

6 August 2022

9:00 AM

Prescot is a neglected little town in Merseyside noted for having Britain’s second narrowest street and for its Brazilian waxing salon. It’s now also home to Shakespeare North, a game-changing new theatre. This handsome, modern brick building overlooking a Jacobean church has a light, airy, unfussy interior – a stairway to heaven.

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