Blithe Spirit – Union Theatre Solihull

Opening in 1941 and running in the West End London for 1,997 performances, Blithe Spirit is one of Noel Coward’s best-known works and our personal favourite. So, when we discovered award winning Union Theatre group were preforming this piece at Christchurch URC, we purchased our tickets and headed to Solihull. This non-for profit amateur theatre … Continue reading Blithe Spirit – Union Theatre Solihull

The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel

Patrick studio, Birmingham Hippodrome, Hurst street, Birmingham. The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel is a co-production between Birmingham Hippodrome and the Open theatre company, with artistic direction and assistance provided by Metro-Boulot-Dodo. This fully integrated production includes cast members from BecauseWeCanCanCan, a learning disabled-led theatre company based in the West midlands. A flustered storyteller … Continue reading The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel

RSC Macbeth

In this fast-paced RSC production of Macbeth, set in the current day, director Polly Findlay quickly transports the viewer into Shakespeare's “darkest psychological thriller”. We were unable to purchase tickets for the theatre and were delighted to be given the opportunity to watch Macbeth as part of the Showcase Live event programme. It is fantastic … Continue reading RSC Macbeth