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Birmingham Ex Cathedra & Members of CBSO - Bach Concert Saturday 14th October Symphony Hall Programme: Bach - Cantatas x 2 Orchestral Suite in D Major Bach – Magnificat Review: Paul & David Gray Magnificent Magnificat – An All-Bach Concert 4****
Birmingham NATIVITY: Debbie Isitt 4**** Runs: 2h 25m, one interval, to 12 November 2017 Bham Rep BO: 0121 236 4455 www.birmingham-rep.co.uk Touoring to 6 Jan, details below Review: Rod Dungate, 28 October 2017 @Rod_Dungate A glorious poppy-field blossoms on the B’ham Rep stage
Nottingham. THE CHERRY ORCHARD: Anton Chekhov. 4Stars**** Nottingham Playhouse. www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk. Runs: 2h 30m: one interval: till 18th November. Performance times 7.30pm (matinée 1.30pm Thurs 16th). Audio Described Performances Thurs 16th 7.45pm. Captioned and Signed Performance Weds 15th.7.45pm. Review: Alan Geary: 7th November 2017. The strengths of the evening easily counter its weaknesses.
Birmingham Monteverdi Vespers (1610) Ex Cathdedra Consort & Baroque Ensemble His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts Birmingham Town Hall 3rd December 2017 4.00 5***** Review: David Gray Flawless reading of a Baroque Masterpiece
Birmingham The One Hindered and One Dilations: Original Story, Dodie Smith; Adaptation: Debbie Isitt 4**** Birmingham Rep Theatre Runs: 2h 15m, one interval, til13 January 2018 Bham Rep BO: 0121 236 4455 www.birmingham-rep.co.uk Review: Rod Dungate, 9 December 2017 @Rod_Dungate Enchanting, magical puppetry, but misses a trick or two
Nottingham BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. 3Stars*** Theatre Royal: Tkts 0115 989 5555 www.royalcentre-nottingham.co.uk. Runs: 2h 10m: one interval: till 14th Jan. Performance times: Varies, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 7.15pm (check with box office). Audio Described: 2.30pm 16th Dec and 1.30pm 7th Jan. Sign Language Interpreted: 1.30pm 14th Dec, 1.30pm 17th Dec, 7.15pm 12th Jan. Captioned Performance: 2.30pm 6th Jan. Relaxed Performance: 1.30pm and 7.15pm 10th Jan. Review: Alan Geary: 10th December 2017. Go and see this, but be on hand to cover …
Birmingham CINDERELL 4 Star**** Runs: Approx 2h 15m, one interval Tickets: 0844 338 5000 Info: www.birminghamhippodrome.com Review Rod Dungate 22 December 2017 @Rod_Dungate Pushes all the right Buttons