Originally designed as a Library and then serving as the Birmingham Joint Stock Bank, the Old Joint Stock has to be one of the most lavish pubs in Birmingham. As well as the pub, the building, completed in 1862, houses the Old Joint Stock Theatre, which stages a busy year-round programme of performances.
Illustrator and storyteller Lisa Gornick has a unique style, mixing comedy, pathos, ink, and watercolour to create a lo-fi multimedia experience. Her new show about her Grandma Ray, an East End cockney who sometimes ‘went posh’ and lived her life holding onto a secret. Once discovered, this very same secret, helps her granddaughter to live […]
Funny shorts featuring a number of British comedy luminaries, including Sally Philips and Tim Key. The Horse Raised By Spheres (dir. David O’Reilly) Ireland/USA, 2014 – 3min Yes We Love (dir. Hallvar Witzø) Norway, 2014 – 14min Pop-Up Porno: M4M (dir. Stephen Dunn) USA, 2014 – 3min Rain (dir. Johannes Stjarne Nilsson) Sweden, 2014 – […]
Dir: Andy Capper & Juliette Eisner USA 2013, 65 mins Cert: 12* Aptly following on from the internet cat videos is Vice Magazine’s documentary about arguably the cutest of all the e-cats, Lil Bub and Friendz, which delves into the psychology of this slightly strange, obsessive, fluffy world whilst also following Lil Bub and her […]