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All of Me

Caroline Horton returns with her critically acclaimed show All of Me (the possibility of future splendour). An intimate and absurd exploration of wanting to live, wanting to die and what can happen if we sit together with the dark. Touring to UK venues until May 2022.

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Bite Size Digital

Audiences can watch our Bite Size Digital Session independently of the festival. Available for a month until 30th May, this session platforms some brilliant work made for online audiences, alongside digital translations of live work in development.

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On Our Way

You'll find 8 bus shelters along the iconic 74 route on the Soho Road in Birmingham, which have been transformed into stained-glass art galleries, and tell the stories of the communities that make up the area.

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To The Streets!

A new concert musical, inspired by the Bristol Bus Boycott, performed in the heart of the communities across the West Midlands. Presented by Birmingham 2022 Festival. A China Plate & Birmingham Hippodrome production in association with Warwick Arts Centre, City of Wolverhampton Council and DRPG Creative.

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Humans Not Heroes

Five cohorts of healthcare workers have each co-created an audio artwork based on their experiences of working throughout the ongoing pandemic. Featuring as part of the Coventry Creates 2021 digital exhibition, Thresholds is now available.

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Boats On An Ocean

An audio piece exploring the emotional impact on healthcare professionals during the pandemic, contrasted with the hero narrative.

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On Our Way

We're On Our Way to convert bus stops along the iconic 74 route on the Soho Road into art galleries.

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Humans Not Heroes

A unique co-creation project with professional artists, to represent healthcare worker experiences of Covid-19.

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We Still Here

Behind every famous inspirational figure in the UK civil rights movement are everyday people calling for social change.

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All of Me

An intimate and absurd exploration of wanting to live, wanting to die and what can happen if we sit together with the dark.

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Soho Settlers

Take in new places and hear new voices with a co-created digital walk of Handsworth.

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To The Streets!

Uplifting new concert musical inspired by the Bristol Bus Boycott, performed in the heart of communities across the West Midlands.

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TRASH

Trash is a dark musical comedy taking the form of a crime caper. What happens when appearances and friendships become a commodity?

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Latest News

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Musical Theatre Darkroom Residency

4th May 2022

We are delighted to announce the successful applicants for our 2022 Musical Theatre Darkroom Residency.

We are delighted to announce the successful applicants for our 2022 Musical Theatre Darkroom Residency.

Written by Susan

Project Update: On Our Way!

4th March 2022

Find out what we've been up to, and what's coming up!

Written by Aksana

Introducing our Associate & Assistant Producers

2nd March 2022

We are delighted to welcome Jade Samuels & Kristina Hall to the team!

Written by Jade & Kristina

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