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The cast of Aladdin at the Royal Spa Centre in Leamington.

Review: Aladdin at the Royal Spa Centre in Leamington

Sarah Probert reviews Aladdin at the Royal Spa Centre in Leamington.

Gok Wan makes his panto debut in Birmingham

Gok Wan as the Man In The Mirror in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Birmingham Hippodrome.
TV presenter Gok Wan makes his panto bow in Birmingham this year. He talks to Roz Laws .

Small acts of kindness make a big difference

Bernadette Russell stars in the show 366 Days of Kindness at the Birmingham Rep.
Bernadette Russell performed acts of generosity every day for a year. She tells Roz Laws how she got back far more than she gave.

Without a single prop or costume Dickens brought Scrooge to life

Clive Francis, who will be reading A Christmas Carol at Birmingham Town Hall.
Clive Francis celebrates the 160th anniversary of the first reading of A Christmas Carol at Birmingham’s Town Hall by Charles Dickens.

Review: Sleeping Beauty at The Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

The full cast of Sleeping Beauty at The Grand Theatre
Richard Edmonds reviews Sleeping Beauty at The Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton.

News & Previews

Gok Wan as the Man In The Mirror in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Birmingham Hippodrome.

Gok Wan makes his panto debut in Birmingham

TV presenter Gok Wan makes his panto bow in Birmingham this year. He talks to Roz Laws .

Small acts of kindness make a big difference

Bernadette Russell stars in the show 366 Days of Kindness at the Birmingham Rep.
Bernadette Russell performed acts of generosity every day for a year. She tells Roz Laws how she got back far more than she gave.

Without a single prop or costume Dickens brought Scrooge to life

Clive Francis, who will be reading A Christmas Carol at Birmingham Town Hall.
Clive Francis celebrates the 160th anniversary of the first reading of A Christmas Carol at Birmingham’s Town Hall by Charles Dickens.

Reviews

The cast of Aladdin at the Royal Spa Centre in Leamington.

Review: Aladdin at the Royal Spa Centre in Leamington

Sarah Probert reviews Aladdin at the Royal Spa Centre in Leamington.

Review: Sleeping Beauty at The Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

The full cast of Sleeping Beauty at The Grand Theatre
Richard Edmonds reviews Sleeping Beauty at The Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton.

Review: Jack and the Beanstalk at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Iain Lauchlan as Dame Trott in Jack and the Beanstalk at the Belgrade Theatre.
Sarah Probert reviews Jack and the Beanstalk at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre.

Review: William Tell by Welsh National Opera at Birmingham Hippodrome

Welsh National Opera's regular David Kempster brought heroic tone and an affecting decency to the title role in this production

Review: Moses in Egypt by Welsh National Opera at Birmingham Hippodrome

Barry Banks (Aronne) and Miklós Sebestyén (Mosè) in the Welsh National Opera production of Moses in Egypt
Richard Bratby finds plenty of striking moments in Welsh National Opera's production of Rossini's Moses in Egypt

Ventriloquist-comedian Paul Zerdin lined up for Press Club's Christmas Lunch

Ventriloquist Paul Zerdin and his puppets
Barclays is sponsoring the 2014 event with proceeds being donated to Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Northfield
Christopher Barron, Birmingham Royal Ballet

Christopher Barron to stand down as chief executive of Birmingham Royal Ballet

Mr Barron joined BRB in September 2005 and during his time the company created 24 new ballets

Birmingham Royal Ballet dancers star in unique art project for Eye Candy festival

Photographs of the dancers in action, taken by portrait photographer Mark Salmon, are being turned into contemporary illustrations

Arts prioritised as Birmingham City Council weighs up major cuts

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

Videos & Photos

The beetroot soup at Two Cats Roaming Kitchen

Review: Two Cats Roaming Kitchen pop-up restaurant, at Six Eight Kafé

Owner Simon Ranson-Tester with a £17,500 Louis Roederer Cristal 2002 Gold Medallion Jeroboam encrusted in 24 Carat Gold at new off-licence the Drinks Emporium on the Aston Road

The Drinks Emporium in Birmingham stocks £17,500 Champagne at new shop

An exhibit of 30,000 sheets of crumpled up pieces of paper, called 'And they still seek the traces of blood' and by Imran Qureshi, is at the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham

Imran Qureshi exhibition at Ikon Gallery

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