Plenty to do in Redditch and Bromsgrove

By Harriet Ernstsons 16/03 Updated: 16/03 09:55

THE PALACE Theatre is set to mark the 90th anniversary of the Royal British Legion with a special D-Day show.

The D-Day Darlings are marching around the UK performing their smash-hit musical show The Songs That Won The War and will be stopping off at Redditch on Wednesday (March 21) at 2pm.

Set in the 1939 in the heart of wartime Redditch, the show celebrates this magical era by taking the audience on a nostalgic journey which is sure to evoke warm memories for all.

Classics such as We’ll Meet Again, White Cliffs Of Dover and Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy are all included in the show.

Log on to www.redditchpalacetheatre.co.uk or call 01527 65203 for tickets costing £11.

A COMEDIAN described as ‘an intellectual bruiser’ is set to appear in The Studio at Artrix this month.

Liam Mullone presents his show Down To The Bone on Saturday, March 24, fresh from television and radio appearances including Russell Howard’s Good News, The Now Show and Henning Wehn.

Tickets for the 7.30pm show cost £10 and are available from www.artrix.co.uk or by calling 01527 577330.

THE SUCCESSOR to one of Britain’s most successful folk-rock bands makes its first appearance at Artrix this month.

Acoustic Strawbs, the follow on from The Strawbs, will be playing at the venue on Saturday, March 24, at 8pm.

David Cousins, Dave Lambert and Chas Cronk from the original band are still the frontline and will be playing songs from the hit albums Grave New World and Bursting At The Seams, as well as new material.

Tickets costing £12.50 are available at www.artrix.co.uk or by calling 01527 577330.

ARTRIX plays host to Birmingham REP on Wednesday (March 21) as part of its spring season programme of drama and contemporary dance.

The 8pm production of Gravity by Arzhang Pezhman focuses on science teacher David who has a particular passion for physics. Struggling to say afloat in the stressful, modern world of secondary education, he immerses himself in his subject.

One boy, Kyle, shares David’s thirst for knowledge but when Kyle is picked on by his classmates, all of David’s good work starts to unravel.

Tickets cost £12 (£10 concessions) and are available online at www.artrix.co.uk or from the box office on 01527 577330.

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