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  • The Millers Story (21st November)

    Clown Noir presents ‘The Millers Story’ Written by Simon Thompson and Directed by Eva Birdthistle CANCELLED – The Miller’s Story. Is a ‘Priming of the Cannon’ adaptation based on Canterbury Tales by Chaucer. However as opposed to retelling the original narrative, here Simon Thompson creates a life for the Miller before his night of bawdy […]

  • Once Upon A Modern Time (22nd November)

    What do you get when a Dungeons & Dragons Geek, a Music Geek, a Bookworm Harry Potter Geek, a Foodie Geek and a Wannabe Shaun Of The Dead Geek get together and realise that things are not quite right with the world? You get an epic quest to restore magic to civilisation of course! So […]

  • Don’t Be Soft (with Settling) (23rd-24th November)

    Thurstable Productions presents ‘Don’t Be Soft’ by Kevin F. Grant With ‘Settling’ by Richard Constable Married couple Mike and Janet are comfortable in their life together… Maybe a bit too comfortable? With Christmas around the corner, tensions reach boiling point in this truthful comedy by Kevin F. Grant. For anyone who needs a realistic Christmas […]

  • Aladdin (4th – 8th December)

    Affordable, family panto is FLYING into Birmingham this Christmas! Join Aladdin as he embarks on the adventure of his life, discovers the magic of the lamp and falls in love with the beautiful Princess Jasmin. Boo and hiss the evil Abanazar, before you sing, dance and laugh with Aladdin’s best friend, Wishee Washee. Will the […]

  • Tinder-Ella (10th – 14th December)

    The timeless tale of Cinderella…like you’ve never seen it before! Brace yourself* as adult panto comes to Birmingham’s Blue Orange Theatre for strictly one week only this December. Poor Tinders is navigating the perilous world of online dating, in search of her one true love. Will she meet her Prince Charming or will he be […]

  • Behind The Headlines – Election Special (11th December)

    Have I Got News For You meets Saturday Night Live in this one-off comedy special. Join us for this topical panel show where two teams of comedians will perform sketches based on recent news stories. Held the night before the General Election, no politician is safe in this never-to-be-repeated show about the race for Downing Street. […]

  • George’s Marvellous Medicine (21st – 29th December)

    Blue Orange Arts presents Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine. George Kranky’s Grandma is a miserable grouch. George really hates that horrid old witchy woman. One Saturday morning, George is in charge of giving Grandma her medicine. So-ho! Ah-ha! Ho-hum! George knows exactly what to do. A magic medicine* it will be. One that will either […]

  • Toadally Free Comedy!

    “Come and Jam with the Frogs. Box of Frogs, Birmingham’s premiere improv troupe, hosts an evening of fun for all, on the third Monday of every month. Turn up, grab a drink, put your name in the hat, and perform! Each night will feature a short performance, followed by a jam hosted by the Frogs. […]

  • The Acid Test (8th-11th January)

    This has been the worst day of my life. So can you please get drunk with me? Dana, Ruth and Jess down shots to console the heart-broken, to comfort the anxious and just pass the time. Kicked out from the family home Jess’s dad, Jim, invades the party with just as much recklessness as the […]

  • Now & Next: The New Works Festival (17th – 18th January)

    We’re harnessing the talent of local people in our search for new work to present on our stages, both here in Birmingham and beyond. This exciting opportunity for aspiring creatives gives them the chance to pitch their work to industry guests and producers at a public performance each January. Artistic Director, James Williams, says “We’re […]

  • Captain Breadbeard’s Bready Brilliant Comedy Cookbook (24th January)

    The only fast-paced pun-tastic bready-brilliant absurd sketch comedy show about a sailor with a beard made of bread that you need to see! Have you taken the time to consider the dangers that people with floury facial fuzz encounter every day? If not, then you’re in luck… Captain Breadbeard will take you on a magical […]

  • Fat, Funny & Fearless (7th February)

    Mother, Blogger and self confessed cake addict Jessica Jones also known as @thefatfunnyone is performing her very first one woman show Fat, Funny & Fearless. Don’t miss the chance for a great night out to hear her talk about her journey with accepting and loving her plus size body, becoming a mother, owning her FAT and […]

  • In PurSUEt (10th – 15th February)

    Inspired by true events: a passionate Sue Perkins Superfan, sent to a therapist to deal with her drinking, relays her adventures pursuing Sue. Fleabag meets Miranda in this fierce, heartfelt new LGBT comedy/drama. Follow our heroine’s impressive swagger skills, drinking habits and coping mechanisms in an age of social media, #MeToo and Brexit… In PurSUEt […]

  • Songs for a New World (20th-22nd February)

    Songs for a New World takes us on a vibrant, thrilling and moving journey through the life-changing moments that define us.  Jason Robert Brown’s unforgettable songs weave characters, locations and time periods together in one extraordinary evening… “It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, […]

  • Murder, Margaret and Me (31st March-4th April)

    Agatha Christie is not happy. Miss Marple is about to be brought to life by Britain’s foremost comedy actress, Margaret Rutherford. The films are destined to become the most successful franchise of 1960’s British cinema. But Christie thinks Rutherford isn’t suitable to play her favourite character, and Margaret doesn’t want to sully her reputation with […]

  • A Girl in School Uniform (Walks into a Bar) (7th April)

    It’s the future. But only slightly. There are blackouts. No one knows what’s causing them, but that doesn’t stop people going missing in them. Now Steph and Bell, a schoolgirl and barmaid, have to search for their missing friend, until the outside world starts infecting the theatre that stands around them… ​ Originally supported and […]

  • How to save a life (8th-11th April)

    Melissa wakes up after collapsing at her Cancer party…yes cancer party. And she can’t tell you if she’s dead or alive but she can tell you the story of her life. Join Melissa in this hilarious and heart wrenching story of one women, one party and a cancer diagnosis. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ @GetTheChance4U  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ @LondonTheatre1  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ @elainec46302904 […]

  • Frozen (14th-18th April)

    Four days ago. Phone call from the police. They think they have some news for us. Can they come over? Following the murder of 10-year-old school girl Rhona, Frozen tells the story of her mother and kidnapper, in this award winning psychological thriller which first premiered 20 years ago at Birmingham REP before running in […]

  • The 39 Steps (23rd Apr – 2nd May)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – The 39 Steps Adapted from the novel by John Buchan A cast of 4 deliver this hilarious adaptation of John Buchan’s ‘The 39 Steps’ FULL DESCRIPTION TO FOLLOW! Dates and time of show:  Thursday 23rd April at 7.45pm Friday 25th April at 7.45pm Saturday 26th April at 3.00pm and 7.45pm […]

  • SHINE (8th-9th May)

    Your daughter is missing. You are the only one who has not given up the search. You hear voices. They guide you. They also haunt you. Will you surrender to them? Or will you shine? Hippana Theatre invites you to the distant recesses of the mind to meet the stranger inside you. How much do […]