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VENUE: Custard Factory Theatre

The Custard Factory, Gibb St, Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AA

0121 224 7777

Customers who have access requirements, or need an additional ticket for a carer, should call The Ticket Factory on 0844 3380338 for booking and information.

Some Past Events

Lithuanian Animation Retrospective

March 28, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Dir: Various Lithuanian animation has a history dating back one hundred years, starting with one of the greatest pioneers of animation: Ladislas Starewitch, a natural historian who taugh himself stop-frame filmmaking in order to make his insects specimens move. This retrospective, spanning the entire century and lovingly put together by curator Dasa Vanova, features puppet, […]

Smoke and Mirrors

March 28, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Dir. Various / 90 min Cert (15)* Things aren’t always as they seem in this batch of filmed experiments and video essays. Nicolas Provost subverts narrative conventions in the third and final part of his Plot Point trilogy, Tokyo Giants. Presenting the man in the street as a protagonist in the film, Provost hides cameras […]


March 16, 2012 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Cert: 18 We saw so many good puppet shorts this year that the temptation to bring back this programme (first seen at Flatpack 2010) was too much to resist. As before, we’re defining the genre pretty loosely, ranging from the claymation monster attack of Isaac Rentz’s Cage the Elephant promo to the surreal mannequin holiday […]