Corona Virus (COVID-19) Statement

Posted on Mar 18, 2020

Following the recent government guidelines, Women & Theatre have taken the decision to close our office to help stop the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19). Our core team will continue to work remotely and we will be making announcements in the near future about individual projects, working closely with our various partners and funders about […]

Volunteer Opportunity – Community Performance Club

Posted on Dec 16, 2019

Comedy at The Brandwood Centre Women & Theatre are looking for 2 volunteers to help with a project in spring 2020. We are particularly keen to recruit volunteers living in Brandwood or neighbouring areas. The project:Women & Theatre is setting up a Community Performance Club for older adults and carers in the Brandwood area of […]

May & June Need You!

Posted on Nov 27, 2019

Are you a Care Leaver over 16? May & June Need You! Join Women & Theatre’s comic dinner ladies, May & June, for some theatrical fun and a chance to talk about all things FOOD! Wednesday 11 December 2019  6 – 8pm (with refreshments) BSVC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DR May & June are dinner […]

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 […]