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Birmingham Fest 2016

July 14, 2016

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A highlight of the year, Birmingham Fest takes place from 15-31st July. The theatre festial organised by the energetic Darren Haywood promotes new plays, dance, music, comedy, magic amongst it’s performances all with low-price tickets. I headed to the preview and have highlighted a few must-sees [FAVE] Honey [FAVE] Alice in the Wilderness Winners Sentimental […]

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Theatre: The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

May 22, 2015

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Performed at Birmingham Rep A performance at the Birmingham Rep is already a winner as it’s an exceptional theatre (except for the lack of an aisle in the middle meaning a very long row to get in and out of past c24 pairs of knees, but, still the theatre is a pleasure to be in).  The […]

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The Liz & Dick Show

February 12, 2015

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On the set of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf Richard Burton cajoles Elizabeth Taylor into learning the part which would lead to her second Oscar – Burton would leave the ceremony empty handed again. Behind the united facade though the cracks are beginning to show on the married couple’s personal and professional relationship. Following a […]

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Billy the Kid – His Life in Music!

September 13, 2014

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Presented by Livestock at Stan’s Café. Based on the life/myth/legend of Billy the Kid, this performance combines music and comedy. With just two actors performing a multitude of parts, accents and sexes, there is a lot to take in. The show profits from the well-known facts as we know them and twists them to comic […]

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Dealer’s Choice at The Crescent Theatre

January 25, 2014

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The Crescent Theatre Company presents Dealer’s Choice Saturday 25th January to Saturday 1st February 2014 in the Studio at 7.45pm | Matinees: Sun 26 Jan & Sat 1 Feb at 2.45pm Muggsy has a dream, but he’s haunted by the ‘unmentionable’. Frankie has an open ticket to Vegas. Sweeney has a dilemma – in or […]

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Shining City at The Crescent Theatre

January 15, 2014

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The Crescent Theatre Company presents Shining City by Conor McPherson Wednesday 15 January – Saturday 18 January 2014 Ron Barber Studio Theatre 7:45pm evenings, 2:45pm Saturday matinee Director: Stewart Snape In Dublin a widower visits a therapist. He is afraid to return to his home because he has seen the ghost of his dead wife […]

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Fantastic Mr Fox at Crescent Theatre

December 13, 2013

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Those wonderful people at The Crescent Theatre have done it again! This time, they have magic’d Fantastic Mr Fox onto the stage! Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl adapted for the stage by David Wood Roald Dahl’s much-loved story follows the vain attempts of three horrid men, Boggis, Bunce and Bean, one fat, one short, […]

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Fantastic Mr Fox at the Theatre

December 11, 2013

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Those wonderful people at The Crescent Theatre have done it again! This time, they have magic’d Fantastic Mr Fox onto the stage! Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl adapted for the stage by David Wood Roald Dahl’s much-loved story follows the vain attempts of three horrid men, Boggis, Bunce and Bean, one fat, one short, […]

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The Brit Youth Theatre

October 8, 2013

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By Lewis Wescott I’ve been involved with The Brit Youth Theatre since it was founded in 2005 but am very rarely seen on stage… Having worked my way up I am now Stage Manager which means I coordinate everything ‘behind the scenes’ and production week I sit at a desk side of stage with a […]

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Introducing Birmingham Fest

July 15, 2013

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From the editor If proof was needed that Birmingham is a creative city, another superb and independent festival has just been launched. You would, of course, have been living on the moon (without Wi-Fi) if you deny that there is more going on in Birmingham than we can fit into our tiny packed out 5.5” […]

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