Shows

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"Jack Luck" by Theatre 17
13/07/2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

It is 1959 and comic Jack Luck has been offered a crack at an ITV television series. With the demise of his radio show and having to cancel his last national stand-up tour, among other disasters in his life, TV is his last chance to keep his career afloat.



"1918 Local News" by Tell Tale Theatre
13/07/2018 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Glimpse the lives of those who lived through the Great War as letters, reminiscences and newspaper articles of 100 years ago to the day are brought to life by the Time Travelling Broadcast Company.  



"GUY: A New Musical" by Leoe & Hyde
14/07/2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The creators of Best Show of Birmingham Fest 2017 (“The Marriage of Kim K”) return with “GUY”, an uplifting electronic-pop musical about modern masculinity, body image, and the hook-ups and downs of dating in the 21st century. An infectiously catchy gay rom-com.



"The Austerity Games" by Tell Tale Theatre
14/07/2018 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm

As part of the NHS BIG 7TEA to celebrate the creation of the NHS seventy years ago, this piece is set on the eve of the 1948 Olympic Games in London. Join the rest of the nation for a complimentary cup of tea, some good healthy 1940’s fun and an uplifting tale of post-war UK.



"Cuban Film + Dance Workshop" by Cine Cubano
15/07/2018 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A day of all things Cuban: 3.00pm – Understand Cuban Music and how it relates to Salsa Music. 3.30pm – Dance class in tradition Cuban movement: The Son and The Danzon. 5pm – Film “The Black Roots of Salsa”



"Surplus" by Sharp Theatre
15/07/2018 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

In 1919 the Daily Mail’s front page decreed that there were 2 million ‘surplus’ women who would never become wives following the First World War because there ‘weren’t enough men to go round’. This is some of their stories.



"An Evening Of Improv" by Box Of Frogs
16/07/2018 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Box of Frogs present their own brand of high-octane improvised nonsense from audience suggestions. All your favourite improv games, unrehearsed and improvised entirely live. No-one knows what will happen, least of all them! Expect to laugh, expect to be amazed – but most of all expect the unexpected!



"Songs & Scenes: Twelfth Night" by The Willmore Singers
17/07/2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A fun and musical take on Twelfth Night. Using scenes from Shakespeare’s text, and music from the Renaissance period, this one hour edition of the classic play encompasses all the magic, comedy and romance of the piece.



"Level Up" by Piggynose Theatre
17/07/2018 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

An intimate one woman show, which explores the personal relationship we have with our bodies and our sexuality. This raw and vulnerable performance reveals a confidence and acceptance one can achieve of the ‘meat sticks’ we have been born with.



"Poetry Night" by Spoken Trend
18/07/2018 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

For this very special event, Spoken Trend poetry nights are inviting back previous headlining royalty, as well as presenting an exciting open mic section made up by YOU!



"Faces of the Harp" by Robin Ward
19/07/2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An exploration of music from the UK, France and South America – including both traditional and classical pieces. Sampling music from the Latin harp tradition through to drawing room arrangements of Irish and Scottish airs, to the music of the Welsh gypsies as well as pieces by French harpist composers Bernard Andres and Jakez Francois.



"The Final Journey of Edward Wilson" by Spaniel in the Works
19/07/2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Originally created to commemorate the centenary of Captain Scott’s ill fated mission to the South Pole, this play charts the life of Edward Wilson, explorer and naturalist on Scott’s journeys to the Antarctic.



"Comedy Improv" by Squidheart
19/07/2018 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A two-person improvised comedy show created and performed by Kate Knight and Suzie Evans. Inspired by a single word from the audience, they create an entire world featuring a range of hilarious characters and compelling stories.



"Fred & Ginger" by Gritty Theatre
20/07/2018 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The annual school musical…
Taffeta, testosterone, and no talent. It’s not really about breeding the stars of tomorrow – it’s more about gettin’ up there and ‘havin’ a goo’!



"Hats Off To Laurel & Hardy" by Lucky Dog
21/07/2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Frequently lauded as the most accurate, moving and entertaining show ever written about Stan and Ollie, ‘Hats Off To Laurel & Hardy’ has played to packed houses and standing ovations nationwide for two years. A must-see for fans of the comedy legends.



"Bottled" by Enact Academy
22/07/2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The latest divisionary piece created by the Tamworth based Enact Academy Seniors. This all youth physical theatre stylised play explores the ideas of losing part of yourself and suppressing emotions.



"The Princess and the E" by Tactic Arts
22/07/2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Addressing social issues within the Birmingham student community and drug use in nightclubs. Taking your typical student night out and flipping it on it’s head to draw you into a magical fairy tale world.



"The Morning After" by Taking Chances
23/07/2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A comedy about the fall out of an all too familiar ‘night before’. Sam wakes up following a heavy night out. He’d fallen out with his girlfriend and needed to drown his sorrows. However, the next morning he has no recollection of the previous night.



"He'd Murder Me" by Baby Grace Theatre
23/07/2018 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, 1977. The North is in the grip of the Yorkshire Ripper’s reign of terror. Against the backdrop of suspicion and fear, 15-year-old Jack attempts to find his identity in the world. A coming of age story.

A coming of age story Yorkshire style.



"The Morning After" by Taking Chances
24/07/2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A comedy about the fall out of an all too familiar ‘night before’. Sam wakes up following a heavy night out. He’d fallen out with his girlfriend and needed to drown his sorrows. However, the next morning he has no recollection of the previous night.



"He'd Murder Me" by Baby Grace Theatre
24/07/2018 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, 1977. The North is in the grip of the Yorkshire Ripper’s reign of terror. Against the backdrop of suspicion and fear, 15-year-old Jack attempts to find his identity in the world. A coming of age story.

A coming of age story Yorkshire style.



"The Morning After" by Taking Chances
25/07/2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A comedy about the fall out of an all too familiar ‘night before’. Sam wakes up following a heavy night out. He’d fallen out with his girlfriend and needed to drown his sorrows. However, the next morning he has no recollection of the previous night.



"He'd Murder Me" by Baby Grace Theatre
25/07/2018 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, 1977. The North is in the grip of the Yorkshire Ripper’s reign of terror. Against the backdrop of suspicion and fear, 15-year-old Jack attempts to find his identity in the world. A coming of age story.

A coming of age story Yorkshire style.



"Poetry Slam" by Ooh Beehive
26/07/2018 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A glorious mix of comedy and top quality spoken word, the night will be headlined by renowned performer, broadcaster and former world slam champion Elvis McGonagall, and supported by brilliant multi slam-winning rising star Chloe Jacquet. There’s also a poetry slam with a cash prize, the Oooh Beehive Trophy, and more!



"Love Unaccomplished" by Thurstable
27/07/2018 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

An embittered woman faces the truth about the object of her desire, a middle-aged couple sets about mutual self-destruction, and an aging vampire must learn to face the sun. Three tales about love – unaccomplished.



"An Audience with Sir John Falstaff" by Inamoment
27/07/2018 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Falstaff, as big as life, revealing all, telling it as it should have been told! Falstaff regales us for an hour with his true-life story – and his never revealed before relationship with William Shakespeare.



"An Audience with Sir John Falstaff" by Inamoment
28/07/2018 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Falstaff, as big as life, revealing all, telling it as it should have been told! Falstaff regales us for an hour with his true-life story – and his never revealed before relationship with William Shakespeare.



"Love Unaccomplished" by Thurstable
28/07/2018 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

An embittered woman faces the truth about the object of her desire, a middle-aged couple sets about mutual self-destruction, and an aging vampire must learn to face the sun. Three tales about love – unaccomplished.



"Cordelia and Fool" by Inamoment
28/07/2018 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A powerful one-man play which is a thought-provoking reworking of King Lear, as told through Cordelia and Fool. The play takes words from the original King Lear play, re-presenting them to give a unique insight into the very mind of the disturbed King Lear.


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