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Sophie Thompson plays Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls

Review: Guys and Dolls at The New Alexandra Theatre

Under Gordon Greenberg's intelligent direction nothing is of left to chance. The stage constantly fills with colour and action and the cast work away as though this is their last hour on earth.

Jason Manford (centre) as Leo Bloom in The Producers

The Producers, New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Neil Elkes finds this version of famous musical The Producers a triumph full of energy and enthusiasm

Top festive classical concerts taking place at Symphony Hall

Hugh Dennis and Brian Blessed are among celebrities taking part in classical concerts

Amazing images of the BT Tower being built

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More than 50 years have passed since work started on the building and these rare pictures from BT’s archives show the toil that went into creating the 499ft structure

Tickets to see Derren Brown are among the raffle prizes at the 2014 Birmingham Post Business Awards

Raffle prizes revealed for Birmingham Post Business Awards

Tickets to see Derren Brown and Turkish Airlines flights among the prizes on offer at the 2014 business awards

Ken Dodd

Veteran comedian Ken Dodd is heading to Birmingham's Alexandra Theatre

Veteran comedian Ken Dodd is clocking up six decades in showbusiness, he tells Graham Young why he is still fizzing, ahead of his show at the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham.

Review: Madama Butterfly, New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

As from late September this opera company is faced with a gargantuan, mainly one-night ­stand tour of all four corners of the UK plus Ireland (over 100 appearances, including Sundays), with three popular operas until April 2015.

Cherie Lunghi in The Importance Of Being Earnest

Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre plays host to classic Oscar Wilde play

A classic Oscar Wilde play is coming to Birmingham with an all-star, if ageing, cast. Roz Laws takes tea with two of them

Jersey Boys

Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre raises the curtain on a fantastic line-up

As a new theatre season begins next month, Roz Laws picks out the highlights and meets the man behind a city success story

The cast of Annie Get Your Gun.

Review: Annie Get Your Gun at the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham

Paul Marston reviews Annie Get Your Gun at the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham.

Review: West Side Story, at The New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Fast paced romp through a troubled post-war New York suburb which remains as relevant today as ever.

The Welsh National Opera's production of La Traviata.

A bevy of women behaving very badly in Birmingham

A series of operas themed around fallen women are coming to Birmingham next month. Christopher Morley reports

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.

Review: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at the New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Paul Marston reviews Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham.

Denise Van Outen performs some classic hits from the 80s in musical play Some Girl I Used To Know, which she also wrote.

One-woman show is an ambition realised for Denise Van Outen

Star of stage and screen, Denise Van Outen now turns her hand to writing - and tells Roz Laws about turning 40.

Wicked is the big summer show at the Hippodrome

Theatrical delights head to the Midlands

The new year brings a host of theatrical delights to the Midlands, discovers Roz Laws.

Inside the New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: New Alexandra Theatre entertaining city for more than 100 years

In the early years a series of tragedies are said to be linked to some ghostly sightings within the walls of the building. The first was in February 1902 when actress Gracie Housley died on stage at the Theatre

Ghost The Musical

Review: Ghost The Musical at the New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Roz Laws reviews Ghost The Musical at the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham.

Dave Stewart

Eurythmics man turns to ‘soul’ music

Singer Dave Stewart tells Roz Laws about ghosts, zombies and HP Sauce.

Actress Lysette Anthony who plays Lady Elsa Greer in the Agatha Christie play Go Back For Murder

Year-long tour has been simply murder for Lysette Anthony

Actress tells Roz Laws about juicing, single parenthood and being selfish on stage.

Ross Noble at the Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham.

Make a date with Welsh comedy star Ross Noble

Comedian Ross Noble talks to Roz Laws about ghosts and gay lovers.


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