Nell Gwynn by Jessica Swale

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road,Sutton Coldfield,

A bawdy, boisterous, colourful celebration of Nell Gwynn’s turbulent and exciting life in the burgeoning world of restoration theatre. She begins selling oranges, becomes a popular actress and then the King’s mistress, making money and enemies and losing friends on the way. Some lively songs add to the fun. 

£10

Maurice’s Jubilee by Nichola McAuliffe

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road,Sutton Coldfield,

Moving, funny, and uplifting drama. Unexpectedly, on the eve of the coronation in 1953, Maurice met Princess Elizabeth who promised to have tea with him on his ninetieth birthday in her Jubilee year. Now approaching ninety and dying of cancer, the prospect of meeting the Queen keeps him going. 

£10

House Guest by Francis Durbridge

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road,Sutton Coldfield,

Robert and Stella learn that their son has been kidnapped. The use of their house is required rather than a ransom. Two police officers arrive, search the house and find the lodger dead. But, are they really police officers? Discoveries and surprises abound in this tense, twisting, exciting thriller. 

£10

Handbagged by Moira Buffini

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road,Sutton Coldfield,

The Queen’s weekly meetings with Mrs Thatcher.  Satirical and serious. What happened between the Queen and Margaret Thatcher during their weekly meetings? Moira Buffini takes an amusing look at the contrasting outlooks and values of these two singular women. There are elements of bold comedy and some caricature; also moments of pathos in reactions to… Read More ›

£10

BFame

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road,Sutton Coldfield,

Birmingham & District Theatre Guild presents BFAME. The BFAME festival is an annual one-act drama festival.

TBC

Passion Play by Peter Nichols

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road,Sutton Coldfield,

Classic eighties play. Gripping emotional drama about infidelity and betrayal. Eleanor and James have been married for 25 years. Apparently, they have lived happily enough during that time, faithful to each other until James learns that one of Eleanor's 'girlfriends' thinks him attractive and he is tempted. An affair begins but Eleanor discovers his betrayal… Read More ›

£10