Helen Forrester’s Twopence To Cross The Mersey Announcement – Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Twopence To Cross The Mersey
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Show: Helen Forrester’s Twopence To Cross The Mersey
Location: Epstein Theatre, Liverpool
Dates: Monday November 7-Saturday November 12 2022
Times: 14.30 & 19.30
Running Time: 150 Minutes
Age Rating: 12+

We welcome the announcement of Helen Forrester’s Twopence To Cross The Mersey coming to Liverpool‘s Epstein Theatre. So, this show comes to Liverpool from Monday November 7 to Saturday November 12 2022. And tickets are now available for this dramatic show. Now, this will be an emotional theatre show at the Epstein Theatre. So, let’s take a look at Helen Forrester’s Twopence To Cross The Mersey!

Helen Forrester’s Twopence To Cross The Mersey

Background

This is an adaptation of Helen Forrester’s million-selling autobiography. And this amazing period drama is set in the early 1930’s deep in the middle of the Great Depression. So, in 1931, Helen’s spendthrift father has to declare bankruptcy. This forces the family to no longer use nannies and servants. They even have to leave their incredible middle-class home in the Southwest of England. Carrying little more than their current clothes, the nine-strong family would take the train to Liverpool. Their hopes are to rebuild their lives in this city. One particular shock sees the thriving port of yesteryear no longer existing.

Meanwhile, 12-year-old Helen suffers more than most. With her parents not finding work, she’s the one that must stay home to look after her six young siblings. Eventually, the burden of running the entire house falls on her shoulders. All the while, the Forresters rely on low handouts from a parish, charities and strangers. However, at age 14, Helen finally says that enough is enough. And so a battle between Helen and her parents commences as she looks to make her own way in the world. However, will her mother and father continue to stand in her way?

Venue

The Epstein Theatre has a very unique history. Originally opening in 1913 as Cranes Music Hall, it would later become Cranes Theatre and the Neptune Theatre. Finally, in 2012, it would become the Epstein Theatre. It’s an intimate, cosy and comfortable venue, and one that showcases performances of all genres. Its refurbishment manages to modernise the theatre while also respecting its illustrious past. And with it finally reopening in late 2021, it’s time for the Epstein to once again host first-class entertainment. So, no matter what shows you’re into, you can find them at the Epstein Theatre!

Helen Forrester’s Twopence To Cross The Mersey Further Links

Helen Forrester’s Twopence To Cross The Mersey comes to the Epstein Theatre from Monday November 7 to Saturday November 12 2022. And you can buy tickets right now.

You can also read our previous review of this show.

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