Meet The Writers

Posted on Oct 9, 2019

Prime Time is comprised of three monologues created from research interviews with local women by three of Birmingham’s most exciting writers, Maeve Clarke, Rachael Mainwaring and Rochi Rampal.  Maeve Clarke – Playing It Safe Maeve Clarke is a teacher and writer from Birmingham. She is a novelist, short-story writer and emerging playwright. Her first novel, ‘What Goes Round’, […]

Cast Announcement

Posted on Sep 17, 2019

We’re thrilled to announce the cast for our upcoming autumn production of Prime Time. Jo Gleave will direct Souad Faress, Linda Hargreaves and our Artistic Director Janice Connolly. Souad Faress Theatre credits include: The Wisdom Club (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds); The Village (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Goats, A Curse (both Royal Court Theatre); Winter […]

Allied Health Professionals: Joining the Dots

Posted on Jun 12, 2019

Women & Theatre were commissioned by Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust to develop an impactful theatre piece that reflects the experiences and opinions of different Allied Health Professionals and explores the benefits of and challenges around organisational change. In May, Hannah Graham and Janice Connolly carried out research, speaking to people from different therapeutic disciplines […]

Fundraising Film

Posted on Jun 5, 2019

Thank you to everyone who came to our Fundraiser on Friday 24 May. It was a piggin’ great event! We had a wonderful time and we hope you did to. For those of you who were unable to attend or for anyone who wishes to watch it again here’s our special fundraising film, with Barbara […]

Barbara Nice & Lads Comedy Fundraiser

Posted on Apr 30, 2019

Everyone’s favourite housewife (last seen on Britain’s Got Talent) Barbara Nice returns to The REP with some of the funniest lads from the comedy circuit to help raise money for Women & Theatre. Barbara’s comedy night will be an evening of fun and laughter featuring Tom Wrigglesworth (“The Gods of Comedy chose Tom Wrigglesworth for […]

Review of WOLF

Posted on Mar 19, 2019

Damien (Daniel) is one of our young leaders at The Factory Youth Theatre, here he reviews WOLF a one man show by Lewis Doherty. Wolf is proof that you don’t need an ensemble cast to create a truly amazing piece of art. From the very beginning you’re dragged along with wolf on his adventure, with […]

Into The Water Research blog 2

Posted on Mar 5, 2019

Ashlee E L Roberts is a writer and broadcaster hailing from Birmingham. She has been working alongside Jo and Janice from Women and Theatre in their development of Into the Water. The final piece will be performed at Moseley Road Swimming Baths in April. Here’s her experience of assisting in the creation of a script […]

Into The Water Research blog 1

Posted on Jan 29, 2019

Ashlee E L Roberts is a writer and broadcaster hailing from Birmingham. Over the past week, she has been working alongside Jo, Janice and Claire from Women & Theatre in their development of Into the Water, a new piece of theatre celebrating and exploring women’s relationship with swimming and water. The final piece will be […]

Into The Water Drop in Session

Posted on Dec 19, 2018

Phyllis back on tour

Posted on Sep 25, 2018

This week our show about the care of older people Phyllis is touring to health professional across South Warwickshire, the project was originally commissioned by Birmingham & Solihull Sustainable & Transformational Partnership in 2017, and has already engaged over a 1000 people. As the population lives longer the care of our elders becomes a pressing issue […]