singer actor

“The extraordinary Louise Ashcroft.”

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

“Brought to life by Louise Ashcroft getting into role admirably.”

Glyn Mon Hughes, Daily Post

“Romeo and Juliet opened to the outstanding Louise Ashcroft.”

Mike Sadler, BBC Online

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Schubert song has been a faithful companion to me since my twenties. As I have evolved as an artist, his songs have at times challenged, consoled and guided. From the self-esteem struggles of the Young Nun through to the futility of consumerism in the King of Thule, I have become convinced that his songs hold wisdoms that can help us navigate this new renaissance we are living in.

Join us for an evening exploring words and the art of writing in the historic house where Dr Samuel Johnson penned his famous Dictionary. Poetry performance group Rhyme & Reason share works by classic and contemporary poets, from Johnson himself to Jacques Prévert, Ted Hughes and Carol Ann Duffy.

Join us for an evening exploring words and the art of writing in the historic house where Dr Samuel Johnson penned his famous Dictionary. Poetry performance group Rhyme & Reason share works by classic and contemporary poets, from Johnson himself to Jacques Prévert, Ted Hughes and Carol Ann Duffy.

I decided that the only solution was to seduce him. I found him in the Terminal Bar and Grill. He was sober. On the following Friday, we packed our bags and planned our escape. I was dressed in a completely inappropriate shade of red.