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Thrills, spills and songs promised at the Epstein.

IF anything deserves a 'Made in Liverpool' tag this summer, it's e Morgue Table - being performed at the Epstein eatre this month.

Because the writer, director, musical director and cast of the production, from new theatre company Wild Flowers, are all Liverpool born and bred.

e company is named after its inaugural show, a hardhitting drama premiered at the Unity theatre in 2013.

Now it's bringing its new comedy to the 'Neppy' after rst trying it out on smaller stages in Merseyside during June.

"I'm so excited to be bringing this new play to the Epstein, it's a beautiful theatre with a great history," says director Russell Parry. "is is a real collaborative eort from grass roots performers, and it's been a pleasure to work with them all.

"If you want an evening of scares, laughs, music and, most of all, genuine entertainment, then e Morgue Table is denitely for you."

e show, written by Bootle playwright Franny Conlin, tells the story of two prison inmates, Ike and Maddox, who are promised reduced sentences if they venture into the haunted tunnels below Walton jail.

ere they must destroy an old morgue table, in the belief that once it is gone the souls which haunt the prison will nally be able to rest in peace.

But all is not as it seems, and, together with Screwball the prison guard, what they discover down there might just make you jump out of your seat.

It also includes 12 original sing-a-long musical numbers from Allerton songwriter Malcolm French.

The Morgue Table is at the.

Epstein Theatre on August 16.

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