Archive | April, 2018

BREVIEW: Brighton Rock @ Birmingham REP until 14.04.18

Words by Lucy Mounfield / Production shots by Karl Andre Photography On reading the tag line for Pilot Theatre’s Brighton Rock on the Birmingham REP’s website I was a little apprehensive: ‘Romeo & Juliet meets Peaky Blinders in this gripping tale of crime and romance.’ Comparing Peaky Blinders with Brighton Rock misses the point somewhat; based on real […]

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BPREVIEW: Flatpack Film Festival 2018 @ various venues across Birmingham from 13-22.04.18

Words by Ashleigh Goodwin Despite the slight frustration of it being April already, the start of spring brings with it a myriad of cultural, musical and recreational events within the second city. But kicking off this fruitful month, Flatpack return for their 12thannual film festival – running from Friday 13th April to Sunday 22nd April […]

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BPREVIEW: Love from Stourbridge – The Wonder Stuff & Ned’s Atomic Dustbin @ O2 Academy 14/15.04.18

Words by Ed King On Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th April, the Love from Stourbridge Tour comes to the O2 Academy Birmingham – with The Wonder Stuff and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin both playing live, alongside a DJ set from Graham Crabb of Pop Will Eat Itself. Doors open at the O2 Academy from 7pm, with tickets […]

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BPREVIEW: Brighton Rock @ Birmingham REP 10-14.04.18

Words by Lucy Mounfield / Production shots by Karl Andre Photography From Tuesday 10th to Saturday 14th April, the REP’s main stage will host Bryony Lavery’s acclaimed adaptation of Graham Greene’s classic novel Brighton Rock. Co-produced by Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal, Lavery’s adaptation is directed by Pilot Theatre’s artistic director Esther Richardson. Hannah […]

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BPREVIEW: Nerina Pallot @ The Glee Club 09.04.18

Words by Ed King On Monday 9th April, Nerina Pallot performs at The Glee Club in Birmingham – with support from Cattle & Cane. Doors are open at The Glee Club from 7:00pm to 7:45pm, with the show scheduled to start at 8pm. Please note, latecomers will not be admitted. Tickets are priced at £18.50 […]

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