Highbury Theatre Centre

Highbury Theatre Centre
Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B73 5HD
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Beryl

Written by:Maxine PeakeBeryl Burton was the greatest woman on two wheels, and yet her story remains largely unknown. It was in 1954 when Beryl Charnock met keen cyclist Charlie Burton, in the days when young people often cycled in clubs. once she got started, she was smitten, not only with Charlie but by the thrill and…

Tue 29 May

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

Wed 30 May

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

Thu 31 May

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

…and 7 more dates until 9 Jun

Boeing Boeing

Written by: Marc CamolettiA 1960s farce adapted for the English speaking stage featuring Parisian lothario Bernard who has Italian, German and American fiancees, each one a beautiful air hostess with frequent layovers. Bernard keeps one up, one down and one pending until an unexpected schedule change brings all to Paris…

Tue 23 Jan

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

Wed 24 Jan

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

Thu 25 Jan

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

…and 7 more dates until 3 Feb

Carol

  • 5 stars
  • 2015
  • UK
  • 1h 58min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Todd Haynes
  • Cast: Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler

Manhattan, 1952: young department store clerk and aspiring photographer Therese (Mara) meets sophisticated older woman Carol (Blanchett), and feels inexplicably giddy. Achingly beautiful, slow-burning study of lesbian romance and female strength in the face of adversity, with outstanding performances from Blanchett and…

Sat 12 May

£5–£6 / 0121 373 2761

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

  • 12

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman's daughter who is a a cross roads in her life. Certificate 12

Sat 24 Mar

£5–£6 / 0121 373 2761

The Eagle Huntress

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • UK / Mongolia / US
  • 1h 27min
  • U
  • Directed by: Otto Bell
  • Cast: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridley (voice)
  • UK release: 16 December 2016

Aisholpan Nurgaiv, a 13 year old girl, trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter. Crowd-pleasing documentary which skirts some of the deeper issues, and Ridley's monotonous voice-over doesn't help, but only a cold heart would fail to be stirred by Aisholpan's…

Sun 8 Jul

£5–£6 / 0121 373 2761

Fargo

  • 18

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his partners bungling and the persistent police work of the very pregnant Marge Gunderson. A masterpiece of Shakespearean proportions. Certificate 18

Sat 17 Feb

£5–£6 / 0121 373 2761

Juno

  • 4 stars
  • 2007
  • US
  • 1h 35min
  • 12
  • Directed by: Jason Reitman
  • Written by: Diablo Cody
  • Cast: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Allison Janney, J K Simmons, Olivia Thirlby

Teenage Juno (Page) finds herself pregnant and confused. Adoption seems the only option: a newspaper advert puts her in contact with childless couple Mark and Vanessa, but Juno's predicament complicates as their relationship begins to fray. Reitman never stoops to gross-out or slapstick resulting in a comedy that makes…

Sun 15 Apr

£5–£6 / 0121 373 2761

Lovesong

Written by: Abi MorganLovesong is the story of one couple, told from two different points in their lives, as young lovers in their 20's and as an older couple a lifetime later, looking back on their relationship over the years.Their past and present selves collide in this haunting and beautiful tale of togetherness.

Tue 6 Mar

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

Wed 7 Mar

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

Thu 8 Mar

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

…and 7 more dates until 17 Mar

Snake In The Grass

Written by: Alan AyckbournMiriam has cared for her farther in the family home during his bad tempered last years with the help of a creepily polite nurse, Alice. On her farthers death, Miriams sister Annabel comes home after thirty years in Tasmania to find her farther had left the bulk of his fortune to her. Alice…

Tue 3 Jul

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

Wed 4 Jul

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

Thu 5 Jul

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

…and 7 more dates until 14 Jul

Suddenly At Home

Written by: Francis DurbridgeWhen Glen Howard decided to get rid of his wealthy wife, firstly to enjoy her money, secondly to avoid spending the rest of his life in Bermuda, and thirdly to free himself for another woman. He works out a complicated but seemingly fool proof plan.

Tue 10 Apr

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

Wed 11 Apr

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

Thu 12 Apr

£9–£11 / 0121 373 2761

…and 7 more dates until 21 Apr

Thelma And Louise

  • 15

An Arkansas waitress and her friend, a housewife, shoot a rapist whilst on a road trip and take off in a 66 Thunderbird. They head for Mexico but are soon hunted by police. Certificate 15

Sat 16 Jun

£5–£6 / 0121 373 2761

The Vicar Of Dibley

From the Top Theatre Company present The Vicar of Dibley. Written by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew Archer with kind permission of Richard Curtis and Tiger Aspect Prductions.

Tue 1 May

£12–£14 / 0121 373 2761

Wed 2 May

£12–£14 / 0121 373 2761

Thu 3 May

£12–£14 / 0121 373 2761

…and 2 more dates until 5 May

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