Autumn brings a selection of literary classics and iconic film adaptations to the stage this month. Here’s our pick of theatre shows to see this October…

Amelie

Monday 14th – Saturday 19th October 2019
Liverpool Playhouse Theatre

Based on the iconic film, this beloved story returns as a new musical. Follow Amelie as she secretly improvises small acts of kindness, while living quietly in the world around her. Yet when she has a chance at love, will she risk everything to say what is in her heart?

 

Les Miserables

Wednesday 9th – Saturday 26th October 2019
Liverpool Empire Theatre

Set against the backdrop of 19th Century France, Les Miserables is a story of broken dreams, passion, sacrifice and redemption. With scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo and songs such as ‘I dreamed a dream’, this acclaimed musical returns to the Liverpool Empire Theatre for three weeks this October.

 

Girls don’t play guitars

Saturday 5th October – Saturday 2nd November 2019
Royal Court Liverpool

The untold story of The Liver Birds is set to rock the stage this October. Written by Ian Salmon, Girls don’t play guitars is about the first all-female rock ’n’ roll group. From The Cavern to The Star Club in Hamburg, follow the quartet on their journey and sing along to 60s anthems including The Liver Bird’s smash hit records!

 

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Saturday 5th – Saturday 19th October 2019
Storyhouse, Chester

Robert Louis’ Stevenson’s literary classic is brought to the stage this October. Starring Edward Harrison as Dr Jekyll and Matthew Flynn as his alter-ego Mr Hyde, revisit this tale in a thrilling new adaptation by Glyn Maxwell.

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