Past Productions

Take a look back at some key images from our past productions. From Liverpool to London, from Euripidies to Pinter, we've done a lot!
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One ensemble presented Hamlet and A Midsummer Night's Dream at Smock Alley in Dublin. We returned to our favourite Twelfth Night tour venue with two of Shakespeare's greatest

One ensemble presented Hamlet and A Midsummer Night's Dream at Smock Alley in Dublin. We returned to our favourite Twelfth Night tour venue with two of Shakespeare's greatest

Harold Pinter's darkest play was brought to Liverpool in 2013 with PurpleCoat hitting the claustrophobic tragedy with full force. The twisted story of the East London brothers and their decaying father, Max, and their manipulation and eventual entrapment by the sinister actions of their sister in law, The Homecoming is a deeply disturbing portrayal of sex, relationships and family. Dir: Karl Falconer

Harold Pinter's darkest play was brought to Liverpool in 2013 with PurpleCoat hitting the claustrophobic tragedy with full force. The twisted story of the East London brothers and their decaying father, Max, and their manipulation and eventual entrapment by the sinister actions of their sister in law, The Homecoming is a deeply disturbing portrayal of sex, relationships and family. Dir: Karl Falconer

PurpleCoat presented its 2011 Christmas Production at the Lantern Liverpool, playing there for the first time. It's sold out run of the classic Northern comedy, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, received rave reviews, and went down as PurpleCoat's most celebrated play to date. Dir: Karl Falconer

PurpleCoat presented its 2011 Christmas Production at the Lantern Liverpool, playing there for the first time. It's sold out run of the classic Northern comedy, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, received rave reviews, and went down as PurpleCoat's most celebrated play to date. Dir: Karl Falconer

Voted as the nation's second favourite play, PurpleCoat staged Michael Frayn's masterpiece farce, Noises Off, at the G2 Theatre in January 2014. It kicked off their 6th year in operation. Dir: Karl Falconer

Voted as the nation's second favourite play, PurpleCoat staged Michael Frayn's masterpiece farce, Noises Off, at the Theatre in January It kicked off their year in operation.

A Midsummer Night's Dream at Smock Alley in Dublin.

A Midsummer Night's Dream at Smock Alley in Dublin.

Fulfilling their long term ambition to launch a full scale revival of Titus Andronicus, PurpleCoat re-imagined their 2011 production for a new revival at the Unity Theatre in 2013, commissioned as part of their Making Art Scheme. Its sold out run with a mix of old and new cast kickstarted their 5th year celebrations. Dir: Karl Falconer

Fulfilling their long term ambition to launch a full scale revival of Titus Andronicus, PurpleCoat re-imagined their 2011 production for a new revival at the Unity Theatre in 2013, commissioned as part of their Making Art Scheme. Its sold out run with a mix of old and new cast kickstarted their 5th year celebrations. Dir: Karl Falconer

Our Youth Theatre continued their Shakespeare's Contemporaries season and returned to the wonderful Black-E with Christopher Marlowe's The Jew of Malta

Our Youth Theatre continued their Shakespeare's Contemporaries season and returned to the wonderful Black-E with Christopher Marlowe's The Jew of Malta

The Merchant of Venice, a political reflection on Brexit, was staged at Christmas 2016

The Merchant of Venice, a political reflection on Brexit, was staged at Christmas 2016

In 2016, as part of our Christmas season, we revived Breezeblock Park for a North West tour. It sold out!

In as part of our Christmas season, we revived Breezeblock Park for a North West tour. It sold out!

Henry IV Part 1 and 2, Christmas 2015

Henry IV Part 1 and Christmas 2015

King Lear toured the UK and Ireland and sold every seat!

King Lear toured the UK and Ireland and sold every seat!

We returned to Pinter's work in 2016 with an evening of his short plays, entitled The Theatre of Menace.

We returned to Pinter's work in 2016 with an evening of his short plays, entitled The Theatre of Menace.

Our first foray into Ben Jonson's work with our Youth Theatre production of Volpone

Our first foray into Ben Jonson's work with our Youth Theatre production of Volpone

We revived Twelfth Night for two special encore performances at the Bombed Out Church, Liverpool, in May 2015.

We revived Twelfth Night for two special encore performances at the Bombed Out Church, Liverpool, in May

Midsummer was revived in Liverpool as part of the Raise the Roof Festival in support of the Bombed Out Church, where it played to a packed house of our largest audience ever.

Midsummer was revived in Liverpool as part of the Raise the Roof Festival in support of the Bombed Out Church, where it played to a packed house of our largest audience ever.

Our Young Actors Company were selected to take part in the National Theatre connections scheme, where they presented Hospital Food in Liverpool, before a transfer to the Lowry in Manchester.

Our Young Actors Company were selected to take part in the National Theatre connections scheme, where they presented Hospital Food in Liverpool, before a transfer to the Lowry in Manchester.

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