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LTF: Whatever Happened To Billy Kenny?
LTF: Whatever Happened To Billy Kenny?

LTF: Whatever Happened To Billy Kenny?

Liverpool Theatre Festival is back! Running from Thursday 20 July to Sunday 30 July 2023. An exciting jam-packed full program from theatre, to cabaret, to opera, musicals and family shows!

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Time & Location

21 Jul 2023, 19:30

Bombed Out Church, Leece St, Liverpool L1 2TR, UK

About the Event

Liverpool Theatre Festival is back and running during the school Summer holidays from Thursday 20 July to Sunday 30 July 2023. The new dates will mean that an exciting programme of daytime family shows can be included in the programme.

Last year the festival boasted its biggest and most diverse programme to date featuring variety and cabaret, comedy, opera, drama, musicals, family shows, and drag acts. Now organisers are continuing to build on the extensive choice of shows.

Whatever Happened To Billy Kenny written by acclaimed Liverpool playwright Ian Salmon. It’s the question asked by Evertonians across the last three decades. This one-man show is built on Billy’s own words and written with his blessing, it stars Liverpool actor Jay Johnson. Nineteen-year-old Billy Kenny had the world at his feet – Man Of The Match in the Merseyside Derby while still on a YTS contract; hailed by Peter Beardsley as ‘The Goodison Gazza’; and sacked by Everton and retired by aged 21. A potentially glittering career lost to injury, alcohol, and cocaine. The play is on Friday 21 July at 7.30pm.

Liverpool Theatre Festival was created by Liverpool theatre producer Bill Elms, who has worked in the theatre industry for more than 30 years.

Visit www.liverpooltheatrefestival.com for the latest news updates.

Venue information:

- Seats are allocated on arrival, if you’re part of a booking or want to sit with friends / family, please arrive together.

- Show time is listed, doors open at least 30 minutes before the show starts.

- St Luke’s Bombed Out Church is an open-air venue, remember to dress for the weather.

- Hot and alcoholic beverages along snacks will be available, these are ordered via your phone by scanning a QR code, this will be displayed along with your seat number on the ticket which you’re given at box office.

- The venue grounds are a bit uneven and slippery when wet, keep this in mind when choosing footwear.

- The venue has gender neutral portaloos onsite

- Entrance to St Luke’s Bombed Out Church is through the Garden Bar & Cafe

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