Opened in 1913, the Old Rep is a charming venue that provides a variety of high quality theatre, comedy and musical performances.
Apart from the balcony, the Old Rep is fully wheelchair accessible (via the lift at the Hinckley Street entrance). Wheelchair spaces are available but limited, wheelchair users are advised to book through the venue in order to reserve the space. See here for additional information about access: http://www.oldreptheatre.org.uk/faq.html
0121 359 9444
Did You Know… This was the first purpose-built repertory theatre in the UK and opened with a performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.
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