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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.

Amaan, Aaliyah and Asad Hussain in one of the reading pods at the Library of Birmingham

Funding boost to improve child literacy in Birmingham

Birmingham City Council secured the cash from independent charity the Wolfson Foundation and will use it to attract more youngsters in libraries

Next Door by Out Of Balanz

Review: BE Festival, Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Terry Grimley looks back at the performances so far at the Rep's annual festival of European theatre.

Review: BE Festival Double Bill at Birmingham Rep

Terry Grimley reviews the BE Festival Double Bill at Birmingham Rep

Birmingham Rep production of Woman In Mind, starring Andrew Wincott as Andy and Meg Fraser as Susan

Worlds collide as fantasy spirals out of control

The Archers actor Andew Wincott tells Roz Laws about playing an imaginary husband on stage and a gay one on the radio.

Ellie Kendrick and Sinead Matthews play sisters who have both spent time in prison in Pests by Vivienne Franzmann.

Gritty play queries role of our prisons

How women are treated by the justice system is the subject of a new play. Roz Laws talks to its writer about prisons

Preeya Kalidas as Reema with Lauren Crace as Liz in Khandan, which is at Birmingham Rep.

Review: Khandan (Family) at The Studio in Birmingham Rep

Terry Grimley reviews Khandan (Family) at The Studio in Birmingham Rep.

Birmingham actress Lauren Crace

Lauren Crace: Finally, a role where I don't have to tone down accent

Roz Laws meets the Birmingham actress who is starring in a new play from the pen of controversial writer Gurpreet Kaur.

Birmingham playwright Rachel De-lahay, whose latest play Circles in opening at Birmingham Rep

Birmingham playwrights route to some hard-hitting drama

Rising star Rachel De-lahay has set her latest play on a Birmingham bus route. She tells Roz Laws about her fascination with violent women.

One Snowhill - one of the many venues delegates of the 2014 BCO conference can visit

British Council for Offices Annual Conference: At a glance guide

The membership body is returning to Birmingham for its 2014 conference

Lenny Henry

Rudy’s Rare Records brings Lenny Henry back to Birmingham

The Dudley-born comedian and actor will star in the stage premiere of Rudy’s Rare Records, a Radio 4 series which has been adapted for the theatre

Theatre

Review: Dial M For Murder at Malvern Festival Theatres

Richard Edmonds reviews Dial M For Murder at Malvern Festival Theatres

Bach

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

Birdsong

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

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