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Repertory Theatre Birmingham

Birmingham Repertory Theatre - often called Birmingham Rep or just The Rep - is a theatre in Centenary Square, off Broad Street, Birmingham.
The theatre company was founded in 1913 in a building in Station Street, which is now now called The Old Rep. In 1971, the company moved to a new 900-seat venue in what is now Centenary Square. The theatre is undergoing redevelopment in 2011-2013 as part of the new Library of Birmingham.


Review: Dial M For Murder at Malvern Festival Theatres

Richard Edmonds reviews Dial M For Murder at Malvern Festival Theatres


Discover the beauty of Bach this Easter

A celebration of Bach will take place in Birmingham over Easter, as Christopher Morley reports

The Threepenny Opera by Graeae Theatre Company.

Themes of class struggle and corruption make opera so relevant today

Deaf director Jenny Sealey tells Roz Laws about working with disabled performers and campaigning for their rights

Colmore Business District Charity Quiz, held at The Studios, Birmingham

Pictures: Colmore Business District quiz raises £2,460 for charities

Berrymans Lace Mawer take the winning prize


Review: Birdsong at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Mary Griffin reviews Birdsong at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre

The Old Rep Theatre

Ormiston Academy to take over running of The Old Rep

The Birmingham Ormiston Academy, which caters for 14-19 year olds specialising in drama, the arts and design, will ‘breathe new life’ into the Old Rep Theatre following its appointment

Peter Duncan plays Jack Firebrace in the stage production of Birdsong

Poignant play shows the true terror of the trenches

The horror of the First World War is reenacted in the moving play Birdsong. Roz Laws talks to cast member Peter Duncan.

Ian McDiarmid in the poster for A Life of Galileo

Review: A Life Of Galileo at Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Richard Edmonds reviews A Life Of Galileo at Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Martina Laird as Sophia and Jude Akuwudike as Charlie in Moon on a Rainbow Shawl.

National Theatre play so poignant for actress who left homeland

Actress Martina Laird plays Sophia Adams in the acclaimed National Theatre play Moon On A Rainbow Shawl.

Never Try This At Home will be performed at the Birmingham Rep

New comedy inspired by children's TV show Tiswas

A new comedy inspired by children's TV show Tiswas takes to the stage in Birmingham. Roz Laws reports

David Essex (Dressler) and Andrew Jarvis (Moss) in The Dishwashers, at Birmingham Rep Theatre.

Review: The Dishwashers at Birmingham Rep

David Essex stars in the Rep production on Morris Panych's play

Rik Makarem plays Emmett in The Dishwashers at Birmingham Rep.

Smashing time as a dishwasher in new play

Actor Rik Makarem won't be getting his hands very dirty when he performs in a new play at The Rep. He talks to Roz Laws .

Bernadette Russell stars in the show 366 Days of Kindness at the Birmingham Rep.

Small acts of kindness make a big difference

Bernadette Russell performed acts of generosity every day for a year. She tells Roz Laws how she got back far more than she gave.

Jo Servi (Scrooge) with ensemble in the Birmingham Rep's 2013 Production of A Christmas Carol

Review: A Christmas Carol, at Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Understudy Jo Servi takes the lead role of Scrooge and steals the show

Actor Jo Servi learns to fly as Jacob Marley's ghost in rehearsals for A Christmas Carol at the Rep

Birmingham Rep gives Dickens classic A Christmas Carol a modern twist

The cast were going to be rollerblading at one stage, until the director realised it might be too dangerous.

Neve McIntosh

Shocking real-life events inspire play

Actress Neve McIntosh stars in a hard-hitting new play based on shooting massacres. She talks to Roz Laws about bloodshed and lizard lesbians.

Tom’s Midnight Garden

Magical tale brings out our inner child

A classic children’s book has been brought to life for an enchanting Christmas show. Diane Parkes reports.


Top US magazine pushes visitors to Birmingham

The New York Magazine article lavishes praise on progress of city's leisure offer

Harry Shearer and Maureen Lipman in Daytona

Review: Daytona at Birmingham Rep

Mohini  Howard reviews Daytona at Birmingham Rep.

Mark Williams is starring in Tartuffe at the Birmingham Rep.

French classic Tartuffe has stood the test of time

Moliere’s play Tartuffe gets a Birmingham update as it comes the city’s Rep theatre. Roz Laws speaks to the local cast.

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