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.
Dir: Georges Franju France 1960, 90 mins Cert: 15 The brilliant but obsessive scientist Dr. Génessier (Pierre Brasseur) will stop at nothing to restore his daughter’s horribly disfigured face back to its true beauty – even if this means surgically removing the faces of other young women he lures to his secluded mansion. One of […]
A generous and inventive spirit, Jean Painlevé made over 200 films spanning six decades. The vast majority of these were concerned with the natural world, combining technical innovation with an eye for the surreal to shed light on species that many viewers would not have encountered before. A trailblazer for the likes of Cousteau and […]
Dir: Frank Borzage USA 1929, 100 mins Cert: U New England, 1914. Tim installs power lines. Mary is a poor farm girl with a sideline in thieving. When Tim returns from war in a wheelchair, an unexpected romance slowly sparks into life. This was the third pairing of Charles Farrell and Janet Gaynor for director […]