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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: Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty @ Birmingham Hippodrome until 24.02.18

Words by Lucy Mounfield / Pics by Bill Cooper Peter Wright has long been a dominating force in the world of ballet. His classic productions of Giselle, The Nutcracker, Coppélia, Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty (the list goes on) have for decades been a mainstay of ballet companies all over the world. His understanding of […]

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