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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.
Jersey Boys

Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre raises the curtain on a fantastic line-up

As a new theatre season begins next month, Roz Laws picks out the highlights and meets the man behind a city success story

Rapping granny among array of entertainers

Ida Barr, rapping old time music hall star played by Christopher Green will be at Summer in Southside, the free outdoor arts festival in Birmingham.
Three weekends of outdoor entertainment comes to Birmingham this month. Roz Laws looks at what's in store

The heat is on for ice tribute to city's Fallen

Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo with one of the 5,000 sculptures being created
A unique and poignant exhibition of 5,000 ice sculptures is being staged this weekend. Roz Laws finds out how it's done.
Birmingham Royal Ballet's Aladdin

Birmingham Royal Ballet takes on new communications director

Ms Larson started in the role at BRB on August 11, 2014

Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre raises the curtain on a fantastic line-up

Jersey Boys
As a new theatre season begins next month, Roz Laws picks out the highlights and meets the man behind a city success story

Arts groups' futures are secured after grant awards

Peter Knott, Midland Area Director, Arts Council England
The Arts Council England has announced that £57.3 million will be spent across 24 organisations, representing a small rise.

Videos & Photos

Lauren Bacall at a press conference at Birmingham Hippodrome in 1985 with Richard Edmunds who she attacked with an umbrella

Pictured: The moment Lauren Bacall confronted Birmingham theatre critic after hitting him with her umbrella

Ida Barr, rapping old time music hall star played by Christopher Green will be at Summer in Southside, the free outdoor arts festival in Birmingham.

Rapping granny among array of entertainers

B-Side Brum - what was on the long list of 150 tracks?

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