Happy Days Bring Blue Skies to Bullring…

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Press & PR Assistant Ben Wooldridge (@benwooldridge) writes…

Happy Days were certainly here again this week as the cast of Happy Days – A New Musical arrived right in the heart of Birmingham for a fabulous fifties style press call.

Principal cast members Heidi Range of the Sugababes, former Emmerdale star Ben Freeman and the legendary skirt-whipping Cheryl Baker from Bucks Fizz tucked into retro milkshakes, hot-dogs and burgers in the ultra-cool Ed’s Diner in the Bullring’s Selfridges Food Hall where they met members of the press and media to talk about the arrival of the happiest show in town.

This fantastic new production arrives in Birmingham from next week – click here for more info and don’t miss it!

Take a look a photos from the press event below…

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Get Singin’!

singinWe want your photos!

This March, the smash-hit musical Singin’ in the Rain storms into Birmingham Hippodrome and we are offering you the chance to win some glorious merchandise including your very own Singin’ in the Rain umbrella, T-Shirt and CD soundtrack.

For your chance to win, simply send us a photo of you and your brolly enjoying Singin’ in the Rain yourself on twitter, @brumhippodrome or Facebook.

Take a look at some of our lovely entries so far in our gallery here – competition closes 18 March, get singin’!

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Cape Town Opera’s Show Boat – Hippodrome to open first UK tour

As part of the theatre’s ongoing ambition to bring the city the best in international performance from the finest companies across the world, we are delighted to announce today  (10 Feb) we will open the very first UK and Ireland tour of Cape Town Opera’s acclaimed production of SHOW BOAT.    Tickets go on sale to Birmingham Hippodrome Friends at 10am this morning. 

The production will run from Wednesday 2 July to Saturday 5 July 2014 before a short tour including Salford, Cardiff and Dublin.  Cape Town Opera is Africa’s premier opera company who last visited Birmingham Hippodrome in 2012 with their triumphant production of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. 

For full story click here