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BREVIEW: Brief Encounter @ REP until 17.02.18

Words by Lucy Mounfield Heading to the Birmingham REP for Kneehigh Theatre’s Brief Encounter, I pondered what might be in store. Kneehigh always produce imaginative and lively productions, where music, dance and high theatricality have all play a large part in developing the atmosphere. 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips utilised puppetry, the carnivalesque, […]

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BPREVIEW: Imagine Dragons @ Genting Arena 24.02.18

Words by Eleanor Sutcliffe Imagine Dragons will be performing at the Genting Arena in Birmingham on Saturday the 24th February, with support from Grouplove and K. Flay. Set times are yet to be confirmed, with tickets currently priced from £41.58 (plus booking fee) – as presented by Live Nation UK. For direct gig details, including venue […]

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BPREVIEW: Don Broco @ O2 Academy 15.02.18

Words by Eleanor Sutcliffe On Thursday 15th of February, Don Broco will be performing at O2 Academy Birmingham with support coming from Japan’s ambiguous animal headed rockers Man with a Mission, and Brighton’s brightest dark stars Yonaka. Doors open at 7pm, with tickets priced from £22.50 (plus booking fee) – as presented by Kilimanjaro Live. For direct gig information, including […]

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BPREVIEW: Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty @ Birmingham Hippodrome 13-24.02.18

Words by Lucy Mounfield / Pics by Bill Cooper On 13th February, Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB) will bring their production of the classical ballet The Sleeping Beauty to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage. Evening performances will be held at 7:30pm from Tuesday to Saturday, with matinees held (after the opening night) each day except Wednesday and […]

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BREVIEW: The Late Marilyn Monroe @ The Blue Orange Theatre 30.01.02

Words by Charlotte Heap Premiering at The Blue Orange Theatre, Darren Haywood’s play, The Late Marilyn Monroe, tells the tale of the famous blonde bombshell’s untimely death in 1962. Arguably one of the world’s favourite film stars, Monroe’s shock demise at 36 combined with her high octane life (rumoured to include an affair with the president) […]

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