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© 2018 Trinity Mirror Midlands
14:54, 27 MAY 2016
Review: Aladdin at Birmingham Hippodrome
If you want deafening music, flashing lights searing your retina and a pyrotechnic display then this is your panto.
Birmingham City Council
Arts funding in Birmingham cut by 25pc
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is among those hit after city council announced third reduction in funding since 2010
Review: The Nutcracker at Birmingham Hippodrome
Sir Peter Wright's production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker, now in its 25th year is the ballet of all ballets, being both magical, marvellously well designed and presented by a company which is in world class.
Review: I Puritani, Welsh National Opera at Birmingham Hippodrome
Annilese Miskimmon relocates Bellini’s I Puritani amidst the khaki paint and plastic bucket-chairs of a 1970s Ulster church hall, rendered with depressing accuracy by designer Leslie Travers.
New Hippodrome boss vows to battle for culture in Birmingham
Fiona Allan fears the city is underselling itself as she reveals vision to increase audiences
Review: Annie at Birmingham Hippodrome
As Miss Hannigan might say - let's cut to the chase. This new production of Annie is a triumph!
New Birmingham Hippodrome chief to join BBC's The Space
Fiona Allan appointed chairman of Mailbox-based digital development programme run with Arts Council England
Repertory Theatre Birmingham
Birmingham Weekender programme revealed
Outdoor performances, opera, music and art will all combine in the final weekend of September for annual three-day festival
Review: Oklahoma! at Birmingham Hippodrome
Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical is surely one of the best ever made. The reason is simple, lyrics, dancing, dialogue and music fit together easily until you get a perfectly balanced classical whole.
Spoof property awards raise more than £33,000 for city charities
The Brenda Awards is the annual tongue-in-cheek event that sees the Birmingham commercial property sector join forces to raise funds for disadvantaged children.
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Review: Sylvia, Birmingham Royal Ballet at Birmingham Hippodrome
David Bintley's ballet is a delight
In The News
Good things can happen in the arts
Arts Council England's chief executive Darren Henley discusses the sector at a time of huge funding pressure
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Review: Carmina Burana and The King Dances by Birmingham Royal Ballet at Birmingham Hippodrome
With Carmina Burana and The King Dances David Bintley has created a masterpiece, a feast for the eyes and the imagination.
Review: Pelleas Et Melisande, Welsh National Opera at Birmingham Hippodrome
Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande begins with a troubling mystery, and ends in near-total despair.
Review: Peter Pan, Welsh National Opera at Birmingham Hippodrome
Be assured: Richard Ayres and Lavina Greenlaw's new opera Peter Pan is most certainly still Peter Pan.
Birmingham city centre
Silver Blades ice rink development gets go-ahead despite pollution fears
Scheme at former Leisurebox site to go ahead after Birmingham City Council planners give the green light
Review: The Magic Flute, Welsh National Opera at Birmingham Hippodrome
Dominic Cooke’s dream-like surrealist production emphasizes pratfalls at the expense of profundity but still makes for a very enjoyable evening.
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
Sylvie Guillem to make final performance in Birmingham
Renowned dancer will appear at Birmingham Hippodrome in September ahead of her retirement by performing two pieces
Leading Birmingham arts groups to meet Sir Peter Bazalgette
City’s cultural sector is facing a £2.6 million cut in council funding in 2016/17, with further significant reductions signaled for the following years
Review: Welsh National Opera's Hansel and Gretel at Birmingham Hippodrome
John Gough found this classic production at Birmingham Hippodrome disappointing and irritating
Review: Welsh National Opera's The Magic Flute at Birmingham Hippodrome
This surreal, Magritte inspired opera at Birmingham Hippdrome was a delight
Review: Chorus by Welsh National Opera at Birmingham Hippodrome
Lesley Garrett flew aboard a giant pair of lips in this evening of choruses by Welsh National Opera
Welsh National Opera brings Mozart's Magic Flute to Birmingham Hippodrome
Birmingham Conservatoire student hopes to inspire others in her role as Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute