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Boeing Boeing, Grange Players, Grange Playhouse, Walsall

Private Peaceful, Stage2, Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

Waiting for Godot and Privates on Parade, Bridge House Theatre and The Loft, Leamington

Sleeping Beauty, Hall Green Little Theatre

The Ladykillers, Highbury Theatre Centre

Mother Goose, Sutton Arts Theatre, Sutton Coldfield

Season's Greetings, Dudley Little Theatre, Netherton Arts Centre

Chorus of Disapproval, The Nonentities, The Rose Theatre, Kidderminster

An Evening of Victorian Melodrama, Murder, Mystery & Mayhem, Moorpool Players, Moorpool Hall, Harborne

Oh, What a Lovely War!, The Arcadians, Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

Bazaar and Rummage The Nonentities, Rose Theatre, Kidderminster

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Footloos, The Musicl Youyh On Stage, Dovehouse Theatre, Solihull

Brownhills Goes to Broadway, Brownhils MTC

Oliver! WBOS Youtheatre

Fiddle on the Roof, Lichfield Operatic Society, Lichfiled Garrick


Call for nymphs and shepherds for the Manor

Changing of the charities at Shelfield

David set to raise his baton for a half century with Erdington


Past reviews


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The Marriage of Figaro, Coventry Belgrade

Peter Pan Goes Wrong,  Malvern Theatres

Fleabag, The Door, Birmingham Rep

East is East,  The New Alexandra Theatre

The Frozen Scream, The Patrick Centre, Birmingham Hippodrome

Jack and the Beanstalk, Birmigham Hippodrome

Kate Rusby at Christmas Malvern Theatres

Cinderella, Lichfield Garrick

Aladdin, Malvern Theatre

Jersey Boys, New Alexandra Theatre

Oh No It Isn't, B2 Coventry Belgrade

Cinderella, Wolverhampton Grand

A Christmas Carol, DerbyTheatre

The BFG, Birmingham Rep



Nils Lofgren, Birmingham Town Hall

The Sound of Musicals, Symphony Hall

Cole Porter in Hollywood, John Wilson Orchestra, Symphony Hall. 

Songs from the Sixyies, CBSO, Symphony Hall

Jackson Browne at Symphony Hall


Performing Arts

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Showtime for BRB's new studios and Thorp Street HQ

IDFB wins Britain's top dance award

Bodyguard set for Wolverhampton date



Welsh National Opera need hundreds of costumes a year on the grand scale and Diane Parkes has been to see how they do it More

Wagnersx Ring Cycle is about to arrrive in Birmingham and we look at the latests news More

Dominic Antonucci, Ballet Master at Birmingham Royal Ballet, talks about his new venture as a music promoter More




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ROCK and Roll guitarists do not come with any more impressive resume than that of Nils Lofgren, whose current solo U.K. tour rolled into Birmingham's Town Hall this week. Read on

The Marriage of Figaro, Coventry Belgrade:  The simplicity of this semi-staged version with a new, brilliant libretto and orchestration of just three accompanying musicians (piano, viola and clarinet) is wonderfully funny, brilliantly directed by Sarah Tipple and gorgeously sung in English. Read on
A CHANCE to help the Arras without it costing a penny More
Actor Samuel West make a heartfelt plea to save funding for theatres - More
jack and the beanstalk
Jack and The Beanstalk is ne of the best panto we ave seen for many a year - Oh Yes it is!!!!! and is on at Birmingham Hippodrome until February 1.  Review
News and features

WHEN Birmingham Royal Ballet arrived in Birmingham their new facilities were state of the art – among the best in the ballet business with rehearsal studios, offices, space and a huge theatre, the Hippodrome, next door.

Twenty five years on and the world had not only caught up but forged ahead, state of the art had become merely an echo of the 90s. Read on

Coventry Belgrade enjoyed last year's tour of Peter James' The Perfect Murder which gave us a psychological thriller and murder mystery complete with laughs. Now the same team bring another James' novel to the stage with he chilling Dead Simple which opens at this month More
Welsh National Opera need hundreds of costumes a year on the grand scale and Diane Parkes has been to see how they do it More
The Ring is closing in on Birmingham for a Wagner operatic milestone More
Birmingham Royal Ballet: Who is in, who is out and who is moving up in the world at BRB More
Birmingham Royal Ballet's Ruth Brill talks about choreographing George Gershwin's iconic Rhapsody in Blue for BRB's Evening of Music and Dance at Symphony Hall  More

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