An evening with China Crisis and Space


Thursday 10 November
7 – 11pm (doors 6pm)
Shakespeare North Playhouse, Prospero Place, Prescot, L34 3AB

Bringing together two of Liverpool’s most iconic bands, both with a connection to Knowsley, for an evening of their huge hits and fan favourites that are loved by many. Prescot born and bred emerging artist LA LAVANDE will open the show.


Formed in Kirkby in 1979, China Crisis were an integral part of Merseyside’s music explosion in the 1980s alongside bands such as Echo and the Bunnymen, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and The Teardrop Explodes.

Centering around school friends Eddie Lundon and Gary Daley, China Crisis would go on to score four Top 20 singles and three Top 40 albums, with Working with Fire and Steel and Flaunt the Imperfection going Gold and entering the Top 20.


Liverpool band, Space have sold over 5 million records worldwide with album titles including Spiders, Tin Planet, Suburban Rock and Roll, Attack of the Mutant 50ft Kebab and Give me your Future along with ten top 40 singles and a host of other single releases to-date with titles including Neighbourhood, Female of the Species, Me and You Vs. The World, Avenging Angels, Dark Clouds, and Begin Again.


Liverpool based LA LAVANDE is a storyteller as much a songwriter with a love of poetry to create enchanting, atmospheric and captivating performances and songs, drawing audiences into a world of draws you into a world full of complex characters and dark stories.