Skip to content ↓

News

Have a browse through our latest articles...

Page 1

  • 20/07/21

    Updated show schedule due to COVID-19

    Our Box Office team will contact customers to arrange exchanges, credit notes or refunds. A number of shows have been rescheduled for later in 2021 and 2022, if you have already purchased a ticket for a specific event that has been rescheduled your ticket will remain valid for the new date p...
    Read Full Story
  • 25/06/21

    The Old Rep announce Alice in Wonderland as their new 2021 Christmas production

    This year has been particularly difficult for everyone with all the things we take for granted suddenly disappearing.  As we slowly emerge from the shadow of this epidemic we are looking forward to once again opening the doors of our theatre and welcoming back audiences old and new to experienc...
    Read Full Story
  • 14/05/21

    We Reveal Our Project with The Sir Barry Jackson trust

    Back in 2019, The Old Rep Theatre were granted £2,000 by The Sir Barry Jackson Trust as part of their ‘Our Old Rep’ project. This was part of an initiative to inspire future generations of young creatives by investigating the venue’s history. As part of this project The...
    Read Full Story
  • 02/04/21

    The Old Rep to receive £30k from Culture Recovery Fund

    The Old Rep Theatre among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. The Old Rep in Birmingham has received a grant of £30,000 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the o...
    Read Full Story
  • 13/03/21

    One year without live performances at The Old Rep

    Back in March 2020 we took the difficult decision following guidance to close the venue due to the growing Covid-19 pandemic across the world. Today marks one year to the day we closed our doors after the last performance on our stage. Little did we know that would also be the last performance in...
    Read Full Story
  • 18/12/20

    #VirtualBucketShake for The Old Rep Theatre

    The Old Rep Theatre is part of a national initiative launched by Theatres Trust to help us raise funds via a virtual bucket shake this festive season. We need your help more than ever in order to maintain this historic and beloved Theatre. With your help and Crowdfunder we are convinced that #Vir...
    Read Full Story
  • 15/12/20

    We are taking part in Southside's Winter Wonders 2020

    We have some fantastic news! We have teamed up with Southside District Birmingham for their Winter Wonders 2020 trail🎄🎅❄️
    Read Full Story
  • 12/10/20

    The Old Rep Theatre receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund ​​​​​​​

    The Old Rep Theatre has been awarded £60,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today. The Old Rep Theatre...
    Read Full Story
  • 04/09/20

    The Old Rep statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 upon the cultural sector the Old Rep Theatre has taken the difficult decision to remain closed to public performances until 2021. The safety of our staff, audiences and performers is paramount and until social distancing restrictions are relaxed sufficiently...
    Read Full Story
  • 26/03/20

    The Old Rep awarded GDS FoH Fund

    We are delighted to announce that we have been chosen as the recipient of the GDS FoH Fund. A partnership between award-winning specialist LED lighting manufacturer GDS and the Theatres Trust, the fund offers up to £10,000 of front of house lighting to one small not-for-profit theatre...
    Read Full Story
  • 16/03/20

    We are a What's On Award Winner!

    We are delighted to announce that we are the proud winners of Best Birmingham Theatre/Arts Venue in Birmingham's What's On Readers Awards 2020!
    Read Full Story
  • 05/02/20

    10 minutes with Dom Joly

    Writer, broadcaster and comedian Dom Joly is best known as the creator of Trigger Happy TV. Now he is undertaking his first UK tour since 2011, giving fans a rare opportunity to see him live.  Dom will be talking about his exploits as a serial globe-trotting and seeker of d...
    Read Full Story