Chris Winter skanks into Christmas with the help of Madness and friends.
Joe Costello chances across a night of aural extremes.
Simon Hale watches the Birmingham Hippodrome production of Hairspray.
Simon Hale watches the continued return of the CBSO to Symphony Hall.
Simon Hale watches the CBSO’s long-awaited return to Symphony Hall.
Richard Lutz flips through the books he read in 2020 – the good, the bad, the downright appalling.
Working at home, bringing up baby, Will Mapplebeck manages time to sail through a lockdown audio listening list.
Richard Lutz listens to Jamie Cullum fill a big stage.
Richard Lutz takes his pew at BIrmingham Hippodrome for the team that brought you South Park.
Richard Lutz takes his pew for a barnstorming night of Celtic connections.
Richard Lutz watches a searing account of sexual violence and a descent into hell.
Richard Lutz takes his pew for Christmas technicolor mayhem at Birmingham Hippodrome.
Richard Lutz chews his pew over Hot Rats at Birmingham Town Hall.
Richard Lutz is dragged into the world of Restoration noir at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Richard Lutz dips into African theatre twice and finds a lost church.
Kings Heath’s Hare and Hounds was the venue last night for the first appearance in Birmingham of Police Dog Hogan
Richard Lutz takes a seat for this tragedy at The Swan in Stratford
Tom Bennett investigates the Destiny Beta.
Tom Bennett brings us up to date with a step back in time for computer gamers.
Dave Woodhall has an early night in the West Country.
Steve Beauchampe witnesses one of Britain’s finest young songwriters.