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Birmingham Royal Ballet's Coppelia

Arts prioritised as Birmingham City Council weighs up major cuts

The council leader said facilities like the Symphony Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and groups like the Birmingham Royal Ballet are crucial

Miracle in the Gorbals by Birmingham Royal Ballet

Review: Shadows of War, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Hippodrome

Beautiful dance, bright costumes and a company rising to the occasion, finds Richard Edmonds at Birmingham Hippodrome

Dame Gillian Lynne in rehearsal with Birmingham Royal Ballet for Miracle in the Gorbals

Dame Gillian Lynne steps to it with Birmingham Royal Ballet

One of ballet's grande dames has been helping Birmingham Royal Ballet revive a production as part of its Shadows of War triple bill. Roz Laws reports

Actress and writer Meera Syall

Major survey launched to discover how we enjoy arts and culture

Actress Meera Syall MBE is backing the survey

Birmingham Royal Ballet's Aladdin

Birmingham Royal Ballet takes on new communications director

Ms Larson started in the role at BRB on August 11, 2014

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

Peter Knott, Midland Area Director, Arts Council England

Arts groups' futures are secured after grant awards

The Arts Council England has announced that £57.3 million will be spent across 24 organisations, representing a small rise.

The Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre

Review: La Fille Mal Gardee, BRB at Birmingham Hippodrome

Richard Edmonds reviews La Fille Mal Gardee by the Birmingham Royal Ballet at Birmingham Hippodrome

The REP, which last year voiced concerns over funding issues

Arts Council England vows to fight region's funding raw deal

Body accepts imbalance exists between the regions and London when it comes to funding

The Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre

Review: Darkness and Light by Birmingham Royal Ballet at Birmingham Hippodrome

Richard Edmonds reviews Darkness and Light by Birmingham Royal Ballet at Birmingham Hippodrome.

David Bintley

Birmingham Royal Ballet director quits Japan role

David Bintley steps down as artistic director of the National Ballet of Japan

An artist's impression of the new-look Birmingham New Street station

Birmingham's 15 in '15: The big projects to look out for in 2015

The list has been compiled by Meet Birmingham for IMEX, one of the leading trade shows for the international meetings, incentive travel and events industry

Concert Danse

Review: Concert Danse, International Dance Festival 2014 at the Symphony Hall

Richard Edmonds reviews Concert Danse, International Dance Festival 2014 at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham.

New Adventure's Lord of the Flies

Bringing dance to Birmingham's streets and theatres

The world is hot-footing it to Birmingham for a major dance festival, discovers Roz Laws

The Lion King at the Hippodrome

Record-breaking year at Birmingham Hippodrome with ticket sales up 23%

Increase driven by a season of ‘blockbuster productions’ including Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, War Horse and Snow White – its biggest Christmas pantomime for a decade

Dominic Antonucci as Drosselmeyer by Bill Cooper

Birmingham Royal Ballet dancer 'almost blinded' in attack

Dominic Antonucci was beaten and robbed after being set upon in broad daylight during the company’s visit to Manchester

Jamie Bond performs as the Joker in Card Game

Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet Three of a Kind at Birmingham Hippodrome

Richard Edmonds reviews Birmingham Royal Ballet Three of a Kind at Birmingham Hippodrome.

Matthew Bourne's production of Swan Lake.

Behind the scenes of Matthew Bourne's all-male production of Swan Lake

The production of Swan Lake where all the birds are men is flying into Birmingham. Roz Laws went backstage.

Elisha Willis as Belle and Robert Parker as the Beast

Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet at Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Richard Edmonds reviews the Birmingham Royal Ballet at Birmingham Symphony Hall.

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.

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