Shrek the Musical, Wolverhampton Grand:
So what’s fun, a little portly and just a
might malodorous, flatulent – oh and did I mention Green? It must be Shrek.
Swan Lake, Birmingham Royal
Ballet: Ask almost anyone to name a
ballet and the chances are they will say Swan Lake, one of the
best loved and most performed ballets in the world and when you
see Peter Wright’s stunning production from Birmingham Royal
Ballet it is easy to see why.
Brassed Off, Derby Theatre: Some
question the relevance of modern theatre to the world around it.
Those doubters should take a trip along to the Derby Theatre.
Something's Afoot, Grange Playhouse:
So what if Agatha Christie had written a musical?Perhaps not,
but Grange have found an entertaining piece of nonsense which
owes every song and its ever mounting body count to the Queen of
The Importance of Being Earnest, Highbury Theatre Centre:
Oscar Wilde’s wickedly observed satire of
late Victorian social mores is so well known that performance
has become more important than the production.
All My Sons, Dudley Little Theatre: Belief
is a strange thing. Take Kate Keller; while
she believes her son, missing in
action since 1943, is alive she won’t have to confront a truth
echoing far beyond his death.
King Charles III, Birmingham Rep: The
trials of our likely future king produces one of those
intriguing what if dramas.
Habeas Corpus, Hall Green Little Theatre:
Take a lecherous doctor, his sex starved wife, a hypochondriac
son and the doc’s flat chested sister looking for salvation in a
D-cup and perhaps merely being dysfunctional would be an
A CHANCE to help the Arras without it costing a penny
Actor Samuel West make a heartfelt plea to save funding for
News and features
Birmingham Hippodrome: The dates for the eagerly awaited first UK tour of
Billy Elliot have been announced and the smash hit show will
arrive in March 2016. More
New chief executive Adrian Jackson talks about the next chapter
in the life of the Grand as he starts his first full season in
Jack Trott and Princess Jill are getting ready for a traditional
panto treat with Jack and the Beanstalk
artistic director Roxana Silbert talks about being the creative
director of a festival for the first time
Birmingham Weekender has given its first hint of what is to be launched on
the streets of Birmingham in what has been dubbed Super
Birmingham Hippodrome has announced a new
shows for 2016, Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty and Chitty
Chitty Bang BangMore
Birmingham Royal Balletannounces its new chief executive Read on.More
Birmingham Royal Ballet:
Doug Nicholson is a man with a mission - to sell
BRB around the world.
The Last Tango:
Strictly Come Dancing stars Vincent and Flavia have announced
their final tour which dances through Birmingham
Hippodrome in September.