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BREVIEW: BE FESTIVAL @ Birmingham REP 04.07.17

Words by Helen Knott / Pics courtesy of BE FESTIVAL The backstage area of the REP is all abuzz, as audience members and performers mingle and grab drinks on another sultry evening in this most singular of summers. There’s a certain amount of trepidation as we file into The Studio. BE FESTIVAL’s format of presenting […]

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BPREVIEW: BE FESTIVAL @ Birmingham REP 03-09.07.17

Words by Helen Knott / Pics courtesy of BE FESTIVAL Running from 2nd to 9th July, Birmingham’s annual BE FESTIVAL showcases theatre, dance and circus artists from across Europe – presenting a week-long programme of performances and workshops, hosted by the Birmingham REP. And in a chance for the public attending to meet the artists […]

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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: 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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ED’S PICK: March ‘18

Words by Ed King **Due to the severe weather conditions, some March editorial may be delayed. It has nothing to do with 1) hangovers, 2) gigs on a Sunday that cause hangovers, 3) each episode of The Deuce being 1hr long. It’s the snow… it’s all about the snow** The BIG NEWS this month is that Rews […]

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