REVIEW: Ask Me Anything – an eclectic, funny & earnest piece of theatre

Ask Me Anything – Production Image: Contributed Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome, Patrick Studio Performance Date: 03 March 2020 Star Rating: ★★★★ Reviewer: Josh Bullin As the show begins, Ask Me Anything is posed as a conversation, establishing that the company is here to do more than just tell a story. After receiving over 100 letters from teenagers across […]

REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – A must-see pantomime masterclass

The cast of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Birmingham Hippodrome – Photo credit: Paul Coltas Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome Performance Date: 08 January 2020 Star Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Most of us may be in the post-Christmas slump but that hasn’t stopped Birmingham Hippodrome’s panto extravaganza from banishing those January blues with their utterly ‘flawless’ production of […]

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 outstanding special effects direct from […]

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 2 February 2020. Jac Yarrow […]

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 2019. Tickets are now on […]

REVIEW: The Color Purple – A profoundly evocative production that brings a tear to the eye & a lump to the throat

The cast of The Color Purple: Photography by Manuel Harlan Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome Performance Date: 16 July 2019 Book: Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Alice Walker Music and Lyrics: Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray Director: Tinuke Craig Star Rating: ★★★★★     The Color Purple marks the first co-production between Leicester Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome and it’s safe to […]

REVIEW: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Trina Hill (Narrator), Jaymi Hensley (Joseph) & the cast of Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – UK Tour Photo: Pamela Raith Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome Performance Date: 03 July 2019 Star Rating: ★★★ 1/2 Continues to endure and delight audiences old and new Since its West End premiere in 1973 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor […]