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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.
Paul Bassi

Rich List 2015: No.45 - Paul Bassi

Paul Bassi, the eldest son of a Black Country foundry worker, was awarded a CBE in 2010 in recognition of his services to business and the West Midlands community.

Darcey Bussell raises curtain on £2.7m new-look home for Birmingham Royal Ballet

Darcey Bussell with a Dance Track student
Funds came from grant of £1.85 million from Arts Council England’s Capital Investment Programme and BRB’s Campaign for the Future appeal

Birmingham Hippodrome chief steps down after 12 years

Birmingham Hippodrome chief executive Stuart Griffiths will join ATG in July
Stuart Griffiths will join New Alexandra owner Ambassador Theatre Group to lead its programming
Darcey Bussell with a Dance Track student

Darcey Bussell raises curtain on £2.7m new-look home for Birmingham Royal Ballet

Funds came from grant of £1.85 million from Arts Council England’s Capital Investment Programme and BRB’s Campaign for the Future appeal

Birmingham jobs warning as city 'welcomes the world' in 2015

An artist's impression of the new John Lewis in Birmingham city centre which will be one of the largest department stores in the country when it opens
The year to come is potentially the most important in living memory for tourism and inward investment, with major schemes like Grand Central, Resorts World and the Mailbox to come to fruition

Independent Birmingham: Seven alternative ways to enjoy Christmas in the city

If Birmingham's Christmas Market is a bit much for you, then why not try some of these alternatives?
As Small Business Saturday approaches, the Post, with website Independent Birmingham, takes a look at different ways shoppers and visitors can enjoy the city this festive period

Videos & Photos

Sir Simon Rattle, taken by Rory Coonan with a Victorian plate camera in 1982

Rare plate camera picture of Sir Simon Rattle to show at National Portrait Gallery

Sky Ride Birmingham 2013 in Cannon Hill Park

Sky Ride cancelled in Birmingham again

Sir Simon Rattle conducting the CBSO at Birmingham Symphony Hall.

Recordings of Sir Simon Rattle conducting CBSO to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3

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