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  • Sofie Hagen: The Bumswing

    04 September 2021 7:30pm – 8:15pm

    One of British comedy's most exciting talents (although she's Danish), winner of the prestigious Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award, a cult podcaster, and now the author of the hugely successful book 'Happy Fat', Sofie Hagen returns to Birmingham with a brand new show direct from the Edinburgh Fringe. A show about the things you forget, the things you remember, and the things you wish you could forget. But also, there's a bit about bums.

    An evening of brilliant stand-up from a fast-rising star.

    As seen and heard on ​BBC Three, BBC One, Radio 4, Comedy Central, Channel 4, TV2 Zulu.

    Age guidance 14+

    ★★★★★ 'Hilarious... clever, touching and funny'  The Mirror

    ★★★★ ‘Compelling, beautifully constructed’  The Guardian

    ★★★★ 'Impeccable control of her craft'  The Times

    Sofie Hagan AT THE OLD REP ON 31 March 2021 HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED for Saturday 4 September 2021. YOUR TICKET WILL BE HONOURED FOR THE RESCHEDULED DATE.

     

     

     

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  • Only Fools & Boycie

    05 September 2021 7:30pm – 9:20pm

    Only Fools And Boycie – An intimate evening with Only Fools And Horses actor John Challis.
     
    Enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation's greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC One's Only Fools and Horses. In this one-off show the national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his dazzling career.

    Having worked with some of the biggest names in show business, he'll be spilling the beans about Only Fools and Horses co-stars like Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst and friends and fellow performers like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Oliver Reed and George Best. He’ll also recall tales from his time in Dr Who, Coronation Street and other TV classics.
     
    Mr Challis will also meet fans after the show to sign autographs and pose for pictures, while signing copies of his autobiography, Being Boycie, and novel, Reggie: A Stag At Bay.

    Find out more about John Challis on his Twitter.

    Only Fools & Boycie AT THE OLD REP ON Sunday 4 October 2020 HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO Sunday 5 September 2021. YOUR TICKET WILL BE HONOURED FOR THE RESCHEDULED DATE.

     

     

     

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  • The Mersey Beatles

    11 September 2021 7:30pm

    Fans of The Beatles prepare to be wowed by the world’s favourite Liverpool-born tribute to the Fab Four.

    The Mersey Beatles have been rocking sold-out shows around the globe since 1999 with their truly authentic and widely acclaimed celebration of John, Paul, George and Ringo.

    The band – who clocked up more than 600 appearances in a 10-year residency at Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club – brilliantly exude the inner and outer spirit of the original Fab Four.

    From the costumes, instruments, cheeky Scouse wit and, of course, that brilliant era-defining Mersey sound, The Mersey Beatles stunning live stage show is a gloriously presented hit-packed celebration of the music that changed the world.

    Throughout two unforgettable hours, they take the audience on a fabulous ride through the ‘mop top’ hits of Beatlemania, the psychedelic creativity of Sgt Pepper to the melodic wonder and energy of the Fab Four’s later work.

    So, roll up, roll up for this very special ‘Magical History Tour’ – a splendid time is guaranteed for all!

    “When I saw them play in The Cavern, they perfectly recreated the atmosphere the original Beatles produced. It was just like listening to The Beatles again.” Joe Flannery, Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein's assistant
    "The best Beatles tribute band around”  The British Beatles Fan Club
    “The next best thing to seeing the original Beatles live”  The Morning Call, US

     

     

     

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  • La Voix: The UK’s Funniest Redhead

    12 September 2021 7:30pm – 9:45pm

    Back by popular demand with a brand new show, Global Superstar La Voix’s show has become a phenomenon in many towns and cities around theworld. 2021 sees La Voix’s most glamorous show yet taking the UK by storm. La Voix has packed it by the case load and is heading to Birmingham with her incredible musicians for an unforgettable evening! Expect side splitting comedy, huge vocals, mesmerising impressions of the worlds biggest divas and buckets full of energy.

    La Voix’s shows truly are not to be missed! With her hilarious brand new show, new songs and even more gorgeous dresses, this is the MUST SEE show of the year! This show provides fans and first timers, a truly unique evening of entertainment in the company of a true legend and guarantees to bring the audience to their feet with this evening of music and laughter!

    "Go and see a legend in the making" ★★★★★ West End Wilma

    “La Voix’s impersonations are surpassed only by her own cheekily entertaining personality. A genuine one-off!” Sir Ian McKellen

    "When I grown up I wanna be La Voix" Dawn French

    Find out more about La Voix on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

    La Voix at The Old Rep on Saturday 22 May 2021 has been rescheduled to Sunday 12 September 2021. Your ticket will be honoured for the rescheduled date.

     

     

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  • Seann Walsh: Back from the Bed

    18 September 2021 8:00pm – 9:55pm

    Hello, Seann here. Did you know that the comedians have to write their own blurb? I find that absolutely insane. What am I meant to say? “I’m fantastic, come and look at me talk”? I don’t know.

    It’s me. I do stand-up.

    I guess I can start with the fact I renamed the tour. Sticking with ‘Same Again?’ felt a bit triggering after the year we’ve had. So it is now called Back from the Bed. Some of the material will be the same as I had always planned and some of it will be new because it will be difficult to avoid mentioning the last year in which millions of decent people tragically lost their lives to TikTok.

    The previous leg of this tour got a lot of standing ovations, which was pleasing. Either that or they were leaving early. Come along if you like me. I’d be confident enough to say come along if you’re on the fence. Cheers.

    Here are some things I’ve been on... Seann has starred in series 1-3 of The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2), Netflix’s Flinch, Live At The Apollo (BBC2), Tonight at The London Palladium (ITV), Celebrity Juice (ITV2), Play To The Whistle (ITV), a team captain for Virtually Famous (C4), 8 Out of 10 Cats (C4), Alan Carr’s Chatty Man (C4), Hey Tracey! (ITV2), Comedians Solve World Problems (Comedy Central) and has made regular appearances on The Jonathan Ross Show. He appeared in Dave Channel’s Campaign Against Living Miserably and is an ambassador for the CALM charity. He also hosts podcast What’s Upset You Now? alongside Paul McAffrey.


    ‘Unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation’  The Guardian
    Age guidance 14+
    SEANN WALSH AT THE OLD REP ON Thursday 3 June 2021 HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED for Saturday 18 September 2021. YOUR TICKET WILL BE HONOURED FOR THE RESCHEDULED DATE.

     

     

     

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  • Jenny Eclair: Sixty! (FFS!)

    10 October 2021 7:30pm

    Having hit 60 (but still a year younger than Madonna), Jenny Eclair AKA ‘The Face of Vagisan’ confronts a new decade of decrepitude. Now that it takes 20 minutes of scrolling down to find her DOB when she’s filling in forms online, should she celebrate or crawl into a hole?
    What will her 60’s hold for this 1960’s babe and is it a legal requirement to buy Nordic walking poles?

    Age guidance 14+
    Jenny Eclair AT THE OLD REP ON 9 April 2021 HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR 10 October 2021. YOUR TICKET WILL BE HONOURED FOR THE RESCHEDULED DATE.

     

     

     
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  • Alice in Wonderland

    20 November 2021 All Day

    Join us on a magical adventure at The Old Rep this festive season. This adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale follows the story of Alice, a young, curious girl who follows a white rabbit down a rabbit hole and into Wonderland.

    There, she encounters some of the strangest and most peculiar creatures, including the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter. With songs old and new, and a brand-new script with a talented cast of 25 performers Alice in Wonderland is set to be a spectacular experience that we hope will be enjoyed.

    Come on an adventure this Christmas and remember don’t be late for this very important date!

    Please note: there will be a British Sign Language Interpreted performance on Tuesday 14th December, 1.30pm
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