We Bring You The Shows Worth Seeing, Around The Midlands This April.
We bring you a round up of shows that are on around the region through April.
7th March- 9th April, @Birmingham Hippodrome
One of the most beloved musicals, Billy Elliot is heading to Birmingham Hippodrome as part of its first ever UK tour after eleven years in the West End. Featuring a timeless score by Elton John the musical is nothing short of a sensation, with toe tapping music numbers and amazing dance numbers. This uplifting, funny and powerful story will be one that will stay with you forever.
15th March – 4th June
Oliver Beer is a British artist who will be making his grand return to the Ikon gallery since his last exhibition in 2011. This new work, commissioned by Ikon entitled “I wan’na be like you” is a “reanimation” of a scene from the film – Jungle Book. 2,500 local school children from early years until age 13 have contributed to the piece to show the progression of animation through infant years.
Omid Djalili: Schmuck For A Night
@ De Montfort Hall
Thursday 6 April
Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili known for his legendary stand-up performances is back on a nationwide tour! Intelligent, sometimes provocative and always entertaining, his stand-up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy masterclass. His credits range from Hollywood to television and live on the West End stage. Earning praise across the world for his performances Omid recently starred in Dickensian BBC1 and Lucky Man Sky1.
To Sir, With Love
25th April – 6th May
Although Rick has fought for his country he still fights for acceptance as the reality of life as a black man in post-war Britain hits him. Despite being a skilled engineer, no employer wants him and eventually he is forced to take a teaching post in a tough inner city school. Rick’s class don’t want him and with very little to look forward to after leaving school he bids to unite with them for a better future.
Rag & Bone Man
@Rock City, Nottingham.
Though he has been on the music scene for a couple of years now, Rag N Bone Man got wide recognition with his hit single Human, which was released last year. Now with his debut album released in February, he is heading to Nottingham’s ultimate music venue, Rock City.