Jack and the Beanstalk

Last night I was lucky enough to watch Birmingham Hippodrome’s annual festive pantomime, the Hippodrome holds the biggest pantomime in the UK and this year they put on Jack and the Beanstalk. I’ve seen a lot of pantos but this was the first one I’d seen at the Hippodrome and I was dazzled by the […]

The Nutcracker

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a trip to see The Nutcracker. The winter production by the Birmingham Royal Ballet never ceases to amaze me with its enthralling spectacle. The ballet begins set in a grand mansion on Christmas Eve. Clara, the principle ballerina of the show, is celebrating Christmas Eve with her family and friends. […]

Slava’s Snow Show

Last night I was lucky enough to watch Slava’s Snow Show on the front row at the Hippodrome and it was a truly magical experience. As someone who is a devotee to the theatre I am embarrassed to say that I’d never heard of the show before. It’s a show that I would never think […]

About Town

Tonight I attended the press night of About town which is an exhibition of video art around Southside. I found the whole thing very interesting, we were given a map and walked around to different places in Birmingham, starting at the theatre itself and exploring old underground car parks and the back to back houses. Whilst […]

Announcement!

I am very excited to announce that I have officially become a blogger for the Birmingham Hippodrome. I am currently a musical theatre student at a performing arts college in Birmingham and I am hoping to go to university next year to study journalism. I came across this fantastic opportunity to combine both of my […]