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

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… Read More ›

£10

Shakespeare: a Celebration

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield

A tragical-comical-historical-pastoral evening. As part of the Shakespeare festival being facilitated by FOLIO Sutton Coldfield, Highbury Players are presenting an anthology of Shakespearian scenes, speeches, songs, sonnets and spoofs, compiled and directed by Ian Appleby. The evening will take the form of rehearsed readings and will be a marvellous mixture from a variety of Shakespeare’s… Read More ›

£5

Northanger Abbey

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield

Jane Austen’s sparkling satire on fashionable manners and Gothic horror. Catherine Morland is taken to Bath by the Allens, meets the gushing and profuse Isabella and they quickly become friends, frightening themselves reading ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho’. When the Tilneys invite her to stay at Northanger Abbey, Catherine can scarcely contain her excitement. Please Note:… Read More ›

£10

Highbury Players 2022-23 Season Launch

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield

Highbury Players would like to invite you to an evening introducing our 2022-23 season on Monday 20 June at 7.30pm in the Upper Foyer at Highbury Theatre. This will be a great opportunity to hear about the plays we'll be putting on, to meet the directors and members of our technical teams, and express an interest in… Read More ›

Production Launch – ‘It Runs in the Family’

Highbury Theatre Centre Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield

It Runs in The Family by Ray Cooney Directed by Phil Astle To be performed from Tuesday 13 September to Saturday 24 September 2022 at 7.30pm. It Runs in the Family is an out and out comedy by the master of farce, Ray Cooney.The action (and there is a lot of it) is set in… Read More ›