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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.
Fiona Allan will replace Stuart Griffiths later this year at chief executive of Birmingham Hippodrome

Birmingham Hippodrome appoints new chief executive

Fiona Allan will join famous theatre later this year to replace Stuart Griffiths who is moving to a new role after 12 years

Beautiful Thing at Birmingham Hippodrome review: Stylish and sharp

A superb cast gave a fine performance in this sharply written play

Sylvie Guillem to make final performance in Birmingham

Dancer Sylvie Guillem will perform her final dance in Birmingham later this year
Renowned dancer will appear at Birmingham Hippodrome in September ahead of her retirement by performing two pieces

Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet's Coppelia at Birmingham Hippodrome is delectable

Birmingham Royal Ballet excelled with this production of Coppelia

Visiting a library tops findings of city's 24-hour culture survey

Actress and writer Meera Syall
The survey, carried out in October, revealed most people felt appreciating arts and culture kept their mind stimulated

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

Videos & Photos

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Legislation could pave the way for Super Prix return

Conservation staff at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery working on 'The arming and departure of the knights of the round table on the quest for the Holy Grail'.

Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller: I'd rather have met William Morris than Andy Warhol

A guest admires a statue at Birmingham Children's Hospital's Big Hoot preview evening at KPMG

Big Hoot preview evening at KPMG

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