NEWS – A peek backstage at the fairest panto in the land

The cast of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Birmingham Hippodrome - Credit Simon Hadley Birmingham Hippodrome has released a set of exclusive backstage images from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which runs at the theatre until Sunday 2 February. The spectacular production features stunning costumes and sets along with...

NEWS: Listen up biatch – Heathers is back!

Following two record-breaking seasons at London’s The Other Palace and West End transfer to the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2018 and having won the WhatsOnStage 2019 award for ‘BEST NEW MUSICAL’, Heathers the Musical will embark on a highly anticipated UK tour from 2020. Produced by Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor-Mills, this high octane, black...

NEWS: The Turbine Theatre announces the UK premiere of High Fidelity

The UK premiere of the irresistible new musical comedy High Fidelity, based on the acclaimed British novel by Nick Hornby (State Of The Union/About A Boy/Fever Pitch), is the second production in Paul Taylor-Mills’ inaugural season at The Turbine Theatre. Directed and choreographed by Tom Jackson Greaves, the first musical to open at the new Battersea Power...

NEWS: Any dream will do! Joseph break-out star, Jac Yarrow joins the cast of Snow White

Birmingham Hippodrome is proud to announce that the break-out star of Michael Harrison’s recent London Palladium revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jac Yarrow will play The Prince in this year’s must-see pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which plays from Saturday 21 December 2019 - Sunday...

NEWS: Thriller Live to end its record-breaking 11-year run at the Lyric Theatre in April 2020

NIMAX plans major refurbishment works for the Lyric Theatre - Thriller Live will end its record-breaking 11-year run there in April 2020 West End theatres owners Nimax are planning to carry out a major refurbishment of the Lyric Theatre, with work due to commence in May 2020. To allow for...

NEWS: The Edinburgh Fringe Festival smash-hit musical comes to Birmingham for a limited season

Disney villain. Octo-woman. Plus-size icon. But who is the woman behind the tentacles? Following a complete sell-out run at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and from the multi-award winning Fat Rascal Theatre, Unfortunate: the untold story of Ursula the Sea Witch will come to Birmingham Hippodrome’s Patrick Studio from Monday 16 – Sunday 22 December...

NEWS: Donmar Warehouse & Clean Break announce full casting for [BLANK]

The Donmar Warehouse and Clean Break today announce full casting for the world premiere of [BLANK] a new play by Alice Birch. Directed by Maria Aberg, full casting includes Ayesha Antoine, Shona Babayemi, Sophia Brown, Jackie Clune, Grace Doherty, Lucy Edkins, Zaris-Angel Hator, Zainab Hasan, Joanna Horton, Thusitha Jayasundera, Petra Letang, Leah Mondesir-Simmonds, Kate O’Flynn, Ashna Rabheru, Jemima Rooper and Taya Tower. She can’t stay awake. She sold drugs. She’s good at...

NEWS: Production shots released of Birmingham Hippodrome’s West Side Story featuring 40 rising stars

The cast of Birmingham Hippodrome’s West Side Story – credit: Simon Hadley Last night, Birmingham Hippodrome raised the curtain on its first ever home-grown youth production as a fresh new production of West Side Story opened to a sell-out audience and standing ovation. Production shots of the forty local young performers from across the...

NEWS: Martin Shaw confirmed to star in a new production of Patrick Hamilton’s classic psychological thriller Gaslight

Opening Theatre Royal Windsor on 17 September 2019 then moving to The Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Theatre Royal Bath and New Theatre Peterborough prior to West End. Martin Shaw, one of the UK’s best loved stars returns to the stage in a new production of Patrick Hamilton’s classic psychological...