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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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BREVIEW: The Winslow Boy @ Birmingham REP until 03.03.18

Words by Lucy Mounfield / Production shots by Alastair Muir Having read Terence Rattigan’s The Winslow Boy during a long summer a few years ago, I have been waiting to see a stage revival ever since. So, I was pleased to see the play on the listings for the Birmingham REP. Rattigan’s plays rarely require […]

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BPREVIEW: The Winslow Boy @ Birmingham REP 21.02 – 03.03.18

Words by Lucy Mounfield / Pics courtesy of the Birmingham REP On Wednesday 21st February, a major new revival of Terence Rattigan’s much loved The Winslow Boy will begin its run at the Birmingham REP – being performed at the theatre until Saturday 3rd March. A preview performance will be held on Wednesday 21st at 7.30pm at […]

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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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