Phillip Pullman’s Dark Materials has been adapted by Nicholas Wright, from three novels into two full-length plays and is being directed by Rachel Kavanaugh at the REP. The productions are from Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse. Image by Catherine Ashmore Philip Pullman’s magical story unfolds in a world where young … [Read more…]
Transmissions is the Rep’s young (as in 12-26 year old) playwrights’ programme and was started back in 1998. To celebrate this decade of fantastic new work, weâ€™re staging extracts from plays that were big hits at previous festivals alongside some new commissions that look to the future. Click for show details and suggested highlights.
The Birmingham REP has a new website. I haven’t had a good dig yet but a cursory glance reveals it to be rather progressive with comments, feeds (RSS and iCal), blog-style news and a snappy design, as you’d expect from a Made Media production given their work on the THSH site last year. In fact … [Read more…]