Wolverhampton reduced to tears of laughter

Newbury Productions (UK) Limited presents   REDUCED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY® In THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF COMEDY (abridged) Written and Directed by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor   Spring/Summer UK Tour 2015     “THIS SHOW PROVES (THE REDUCED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY) HAVE NOT LOST THEIR TOUCH – OR THEIR REMARKABLE ENERGY.”  The Stage (2014) Following a hugely successful, … Continue reading

Award-winning play Five Kinds of Silence is coming to Birmingham. Albeit briefly!

The excellent Shelagh Stephenson’s gritty drama will be at The Old Joint Stock Theatre on Friday andSaturday, May 1 and 2. A talented cast is being put through their paces by a rising star in the directorial world, Nathalie Bazan. Those in the know recognise this young firebrand director is going places, and fast. In … Continue reading

Job opportunity

Experienced drama practitioners required to run workshops in primary schools in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Freshwater Theatre Company is seeking experienced and passionate freelance drama workshop leaders based in Birmingham or the surrounding areas. The company has been offering primary and nursery schools high quality, affordable and engaging drama opportunities to support the curriculum since … Continue reading

Audition for young actors

Rogue Play are searching for new young actors. Auditions are this Saturday 28th February 2015 12-2pm at RoguePlay Theatre company   http://www.rogueplay.co.uk/#!young-rogues-auditions/c19v8

Training day in the art of puppetry

Training day in the art of puppetry with The Fetch Theatre The Fetch Theatre is offering a training day in the art of puppetry on Saturday 7thMarch 2015. The workshop will be led by internationally renowned puppet master Andrew Purvin. Participants will learn how to operate and bring a puppets bursting into life. This day … Continue reading

Cheap artist studio/workspaces in Erdington

For any artists/creatives interested in cheap workshop/studio space in the north of the city, there will be an open viewing of the spaces available in the Old Post Office, Central Square, Erdington on Tuesday 3 March at 4pm – 6pm. Available are 2 small individual spaces, and a larger one that could be shared by … Continue reading

INVITE: Let’s Evaluate the Arts Council (12/3/15, Bham, free)

INVITATION Thursday 12 March 2015 Let’s Evaluate the Arts Council #evaluace   * How does Arts Council England measure up?   In the light of recent public discussions relating to the distribution of arts funding, including a critical House Of Commons Select Committee inquiry, Rideout invite arts sector organisations to an information sharing session exploring … Continue reading


A journey, a ship, a Siren’s songs…

As part of Birmingham Cabaret Festival Lee Martin for Gag Reflex presents   Lili la Scala: Siren   A journey, A ship, The shifting of time and sands. Siren songs through the mist.   Found songs, from the poetry of Masefield to the music of Tom Waits. Bewitching, haunting and mesmeric songs and stories. Stories … Continue reading

Voluntary Workers Required at the Blue Orange Theatre

The Blue Orange Theatre is a registered charity and arts organisation dedicated to producing high quality, exciting, educational and compelling theatre for the local and wider community.  We also deliver a wide range of social projects geared towards serving various participant groups within the West Midlands, using drama as a means of healing.  As well … Continue reading

Puppetry’s Balkan Bad Boys head to Birmingham

War Horse, Blind Summit and Handspring puppeteer Henry Maynard presents: BORIS & SERGEY’S VAUDEVILLIAN ADVENTURE An improvised crossover cabaret featuring tabletop puppetry and character comedy for discerningly twisted adult audiences.  Friday 15th May 2015 8pm As part of Birmingham Cabaret Festival   ONE HOUR CONTINUOUS FLOW OF AMUSEMENT   ‘Profanely hilarious…shows this excellent don’t stay … Continue reading


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