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The Verdicts are in...

See what people have been saying about Pinocchio...

"If you are thinking about introducing your children to live theatre shows, The Old Rep Theatre is the perfect place to start."

Little Lilypad Co

“My plus one Viv, had not been to this theatre before and was in awe of its history, as well as enjoying the production.”

“There are lots of comedic and musical moments in this fun and easy going tale”


“The warm cast was absolutely magical”

Trials and Tribulations of a Brummie Mummy


“This is a Pinocchio packed full of colour, humour, song, dance and energy – and with a bit of wisdom hidden in all the fun.”

“Hulse's writing sparkles throughout while composer and musical director Steve Allan Jones ensures some memorable songs”

“The students have clearly been learning from the professionals as each gives a seamless performance delivered with confidence.”

Weekend Notes

“I love their catchy music that captures the story”

ET Speaks From Home

“The (BOA) students did really well and it is plain to see that some of these will be going very far in their careers”

“It was good to see that this version hadn’t lost its ability to share morals with children and adults alike”

“A show that will remain a firm favourite in yours and your children’s minds for years to come”

Small House Big Trips

“A lovely adaption of the story full of bright lights, colourful props and catchy songs”

Family Fun In Brum

“Pinnochio is a great way to get into the season of Good Will”

Sinead Latham

“Characters are bursting with expression to create a colourful performance packed with energy”

“The vibrant colours create a production oozing with magic”

“An enchanting show for all ages and the perfect introduction to theatre for the little ones”

Sincerely Amy