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REVIEW | Elephant | Birmingham Rep

Families don’t come perfectly packaged like we see on the television adverts, and in Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s new production Elephant, she explores the truth behind the word family and all the secrets, lies, deception and disagreement that comes with it. Elephant is a thought-provoking and commanding production that delves into the lives of a British…

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REVIEW | Penguins | Birmingham Rep

Showcasing the diversity of families with the true love story between two male penguins in Central Park zoo, the Birmingham Rep and NI Cahoots have created a piece of children’s theatre that is both charming and significant in many ways. Based on the New York Times article, Roy and Stilo are two male penguins that…

REVIEW | 101 Dalmatians | Birmingham Rep

The Birmingham Rep couldn’t set themselves a bigger challenge than creating a Christmas show that features 101 dogs, but they’ve managed to pull it off with their superb musical production of 101 Dalmations. The imaginative production tells the story of the classic tale we all know and love through remarkable storytelling. With the use of…

INTERVIEW | Nativity the Musical | Simon Lipkin and Daniel Boys

Christmas arrives in Birmingham early this year with the smash-hit festive film Nativity being brought to the stage as a brand new musical. The feel-good family musical centres around St Bernadette’s School who are attempting to create a musical version of the traditional nativity play. Teacher Mr Maddens promises the children that a Hollywood producer will be…

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REVIEW | Stadium | Birmingham Rep

What happens when you integrate theatre and football? The Birmingham Rep’s new commission Stadium is the answer to that. As director Mohamed El Khatib delves into the passion, love and dedication towards football the Midlands really has. With the Midlands being an area dominated by football, particularly due to the rivalry between Aston Villa and Birmingham City,…

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