This production was a visual marvel with versatile, complex sets and effects that made you jump. It was 1 hour and 45 minutes long without an interval, so you were drawn to the story and scarcely had a chance to breathe.
The Messiah is certainly a feast for the ears and eyes. Through revolving stages, versatile props and clever lighting, as well as the comedy mastery of Hugh and John, and with angelic Lesley, this show is one worth watching time and time again.
It was a historical, educational, thought-provoking play through deranged comedy and insane multi-part playing, with hallucinogenic elements.
Charles portrayal of Rebus is well worth the visit of die-hard fans, but perhaps you had to read the books to be fully immersed.
★★★★☆ | The Lost And Found, Birmingham
★★★★☆ | The Kite Runner, Birmingham Rep Gritty, raw and a history lesson like no other. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, is a sensational book and it made critical acclaim as a film too, so expectations were always going […]
★★★★ | The Hundred and One Dalmatians, Birmingham Rep tail-waggingly brilliant. The Hundred and One Dalmatians, a childhood favourite, presented by the Birmingham Rep, had fun, laughs and tasty treats of darkness. The puppets, designed by Jimmy Grime, were a […]
★★★★★ – BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH LAUNCHES AT THE LOST & FOUND The weekends are for great nights and slightly late mornings, and of course good food to awake your spirits, as well as supping on some alcoholic beverages at lunchtime and […]
★★★★ | Smashburger, Wednesbury Smashburger launches the first site in the Midlands, and what a messy affair it was! The method of smashing is a unique way of enhancing flavour into the burger as the meat is cooked in its freshly […]
★★★ | I Knew You, Birmingham Rep I Knew You, written by Steven Camden, aka Polar Bear – the renowned spoken-word artist, comes to The Door with a delicate yet powerful domestic tale. Growing up in a non-nuclear family is […]
★★★★ -Jane Eyre, Birmingham Rep A rollercoaster of emotions that kept on plunging. Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre is plagued by circumstances from which she has no power over; from childhood abuse, to later mistreatment in the Lowood School for orphaned […]