Published on Thu Jul 24, 2014 by David Colbran

A flash mob, street theatre piece preludes the Giant Spectacular. Unexpectedly a period car & bicycles arrive in various locations around the city. And an actor playing Lord Kitchener, gives a speech to the men of Liverpool to take up arms. The show over the forthcoming weekend is by French street theatre experts Royal De Luxe. Formed in 1979 and led by writer and director Jean-Luc Courcoult.

Giant Spectacular Liverpool Liver Building

Liverpool Giants Spectacular at Maritime Museum

Street theatre Liverpool Royal de Luxe

Albert Dock street theatre Giant Spectacular prelude

Jean-Luc Courcoult, Royal de Luxe

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Hugh crowds, yesterday queue outside to visit St George's Hall to see the Grandmother Giant, as she gets her sleep ahead of her journey around Liverpool.

Giant Grandma Liverpool St Georges Hall

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