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Up ‘n’ Under – Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

Writer: John Godber Director: Tracey Street Reviewer: Selwyn Knight It’s 1984 and The Cobbler’s Arms reigns supreme in Rugby League Sevens across the north of England. Arthur is an ex-pro who lets his mouth run away with him and makes a potentially disastrous bet with the Cobblers’ manager, that he can train any amateur team to beat them. And so ...

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The Testament of Mary – Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Colm Tóibín Director: Tracey Street Reviewer: John Kennedy ‘the mother of all controversies’. This invitation preview showcases The Old Joint Stock Theatre’s adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s play before moving to The Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Somewhere within the Judean/Palestinian occupied territories, Mary (Jean Wilde) mother of Jesus, is being held hostage in a grubby cell. Hostage to whom, and why? Intermittently, agitated men ...

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Beautiful Thing – Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

Andrew Greaves and Reis Bruce in Beautiful Thing

Writer: Jonathan Harvey Director: Tracey Street Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Jonathan Harvey’s Beautiful Thing is a truly charming tale of first love. Set in the early 1990s on a rundown council estate in Thamesmead, our protagonists gradually discover their depth of feelings for each other and, against the odds, seem set to live happily ever after. But this is not a ...

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A Passion For Birmingham – Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

Writters: Tim Jeffries, Tracey Street, Dan Thomas &the cast Director: Tracey Street Reviewer: Jennie Philpot A Passion for Birmingham is a very powerful portrayal of one of the most well-known stories of human history. This promenade production has been crafted by the Old Joint Stock Theatre Company and is running right up to Good Friday – a day that is ...

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A Passion for Birmingham – Old Joint Stock, Birmimgham

Writers: Tim Jefferies, Tracey Street and the cast Director: Tracey Street Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Birmingham is under the autocratic rule of The Authority, as personified by Governor Pilate. Following civil unrest and riots, curfews are in place and assemblies in the city are banned. But The Authority, mindful that elections are shortly due, has come to an agreement with the ...

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