Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August 2017, 8:00pm All Tickets £18.00*
Doors open 7:00pm John O’Connell pre-show classical guitar performance 7:00pm - 7:45pm
The Blue Park Theatre Company proudly presents a celebration of Alan Ball, charting the great man’s life as a wily boy with ambitions of playing on the world stage.
Stage Play: Written by Kenny O’Connell Narrated Poetry: Written by Bobby Parry Song: ‘The Ball of Fire’ Written by: Kenny O’Connell & Bobby Parry
Experience the life and times of the great Alan Ball, beautifully played out through a dramatization that recounts his early struggles on the road to becoming a professional footballer. Ex-Everton legend Ronnie Goodlass poetically narrates the play tracing every step of Alan’s journey; performed by a talented cast that will keep you captivated throughout.
His family have endorsed this play to give Alan’s fans the world over a chance to know the real man within the legend. Intertwined with his private life, this play will touch your heart and soul.
“From a smitten fan who went on to clean Alan’s boots, then becoming a team mate both in life and of course football” -Ronny Goodlass
“A fantastic tribute to my godfather Alan Ball, my father Eddie Cavanagh would be so proud" - Alan Ball Cavanagh
“The best player that I have ever played alongside for club and country, so looking forward to this play” - Joe Royle
*Includes a £1.50 per ticket fee. Fees capped at the first 8 tickets. No fees to Friends of the Floral.
Monday 18th September until Saturday 23rd September 2017, 7:30pm Matinee on wednesday and Saturday at 2:30pm Tickets from £21.50* to £28.50* Suitable for 14+ Willy Russell’s SHIRLEY VALENTINE Starring Jodie Prenger
Shirley is a Liverpool housewife. Her kids have left home and she makes chips and egg for her husband while talking to the wall. Where has her life disappeared to? Out of the blue, her best friend offers her a trip to Greece for 2 weeks and she secretly packs her bags. She heads for the sun and starts to see the world and herself very differently.
Willy Russell’s heart-warming comedy premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm. It was adapted into an Oscar nominated film. Now, on its 30th anniversary, Jodie Prenger stars in the first major revival of this national treasure.
“The funniest and most heart-warming play.”Daily Mirror
Horrible Histories is back at the Floral for a whistlestop during the Easter holidays. The Best of Barmy Britain is "a sharp 60 minutes through centuries of our island's barminess!"
Evening Standard. So prepare yourselves for this special one-hour
production of Horrible Histories which opened in the West End last
summer and starts it national tour here ! More details
Wirral Tourism Awards 2017
6 March 2017
Tickets go on sale on Thursday 9th March for this year's awards dinner to celebrate the best in Wirral's Visitor Economy to be held here on Wednesday 12 March. Watch this space!