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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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🎄🎅❄️
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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!
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  • 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...
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  • 30/01/20

    We are finalists for a What's On Readers Award

    It has been a great start to the new year for us, and now we have even better news! We have been shortlisted for two awards, in the What's On Readers Awards 2020, in the following categories:
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  • 15/01/20

    An Interview with Gary Meikle

    Scottish comedian Gary Meikle, known internationally for his hilarious, open stand-up and observational viral videos is heading back out on the road across the UK in 2020 with a brand-new 44-date tour ‘Surreal’. Meikle has had quite the year – having been on the stand-up circui...
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  • 02/01/20

    An Interview with Mark Steel

    When comic Mark Steel toured his highly successful Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright in 2018, his outlook was wonderfully hopeful despite the show describing when Donald Trump won the White House, the Labour Party seemed a busted flush, Britain voted to leave the EU, and his wife decided to...
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