CANCELLED: Touchy + Anthology

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this performance of Touchy + Anthology is not going ahead. Box Office will get in touch with all ticket holders to refund. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

You can find this production on tour across the North West by clicking here.

Ticket Pricing

£10 / £5. Accessible pricing, pay what you decide.
Group Booking Discount: Buy 10 tickets get the 11th free. Teachers/Group Leaders go free.

The Atkinson & 20 Stories High want to encourage as many people as possible to see this show and we encourage you to choose the price that’s right for you.

A double bill of Live Music, Hip Hop, film, and poetry, from Liverpool’s finest.

What happens when some of Liverpool’s finest rappers, singers, poets, and Ninjas get creative in one space? The answer: something truly unique.

After a two-year gap, 20 Stories High are back on the road with a double bill bursting at the seams with originality, scouse humour and grit.

First up is TOUCHY – a collection of award-winning short films on the theme of touch. Unique stories told through a mash up of eye-popping animation, heartfelt music video, and gripping drama all shown on the big screen.

Next up is ANTHOLOGY – a raw piece of gig theatre that promises to raise the roof! A collection of uncompromising, emotive, and funny, personal testimonies. Expect heavy-hip-hop vibes, uplifting R&B, and a unique blend of poetry infused ninja moves!

Themes and stories across the evening include – public displays of affection in same sex couples, the highs, and lows of transitioning and uplifting tales of Black empowerment.

Content Warning

The stories are challenging, but also hopeful. Contains strong language and storylines exploring systemic racism, substance abuse, sexual consent and the covid-19 pandemic. Also contains flashing images. Age guidance 14+.

20 Stories High have created a self-care toolkit to accompany each film to ensure that our audiences feel safe and empowered when accessing our work. View online here.

Audience Feedback

“I absolutely loved tonight so much! I just can’t get over how incredibly talented, raw and honest all the performers were. Every single piece had so much to unpack and think about… relevant important voices and experiences that need to be heard by every generation… bravo 20SH!” – Christine Heaney, PRU teacher

“Best night of art I’ve seen in a long time. Can’t get over how good it was. Everyone should 1000% go and see it” – Young Audience

About 20 Stories High

20 Stories High is an award-winning theatre company that believes “everybody’s got a story to tell… and their own way of telling it.”

They co-create with culturally diverse, working-class young people, emerging artists, and world-class professionals to tell stories that are challenging, authentic, and uplifting. Experimenting with rap, dance, beatboxing, music, and puppetry, they mash up art forms to make new kinds of theatre that empowers and enables social change. Their shows happen in loads of different spaces from theatres, schools and youth clubs to digital spaces and living rooms.

Their hearts are in Liverpool, but their reach is universal.

20 Stories High an Arts Council England National Portfolio funded organisation.

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