Designing Propaganda Swing
In this video, Designer Libby Watson reveals more about the vision behind her stunning radio-studio set design for Propaganda Swing, her research process and the challenges of bringing the unique landscapes of the 1930s Berlin jazz-scene to life on stage!
Propaganda Swing throws a spotlight on the gripping true story of 'Charly and his Orchestra'. Featuring a fantastic swing band live on stage, this enthralling show reveals the characters behind the story of how some of the greatest German jazz musicians of the day entered into a Faustian pact with the Fascists -- they could keep playing their beloved music at the price of seeing it corrupted for evil.
Propaganda Swing makes its U.K premiere at the Belgrade Theatre from Sat 13 Sept - Sat 26 Sept.
Three Minute Heroes teaser trailer
This is a teaser trailer for the Belgrade Theatre's stage show, Three Minute Heroes, written by Bob Eaton.
Inspired by the music of The Selecter, The Specials and the 2 Tone scene, Three Minute Heroes is an affectionate tribute that was enormously successful when first produced by the Belgrade back in 2000. It now returns to the theatre, this time on the B2 stage, in a brand new production.
The show runs at the Belgrade Theayre, Coventry from Sat 4 - Sat 25 Oct 2014.
In Search of Mr Sloane: Meet the Cast
In this video we meet the cast of Entertaining Mr Sloane and discover the dark and funny story behind this play in it's 50th Anniversary year.
Entertaining Mr Sloane runs at the Belgrade Theatre from Thurs 3 - Sat 5 July.
Creating the Propaganda Swing trailer
In this interview we speak to Jon Randle who created the trailer for Propaganda Swing, about the creative process, the importance of music and the inspiration behind the trailer.
Propaganda Swing: An interview with Peter Arnott
Singers, Swastikas and All That Jazz!
In this interview, we chat to Peter Arnott about his brand new play, Propaganda Swing, which comes to the Belgrade Theatre this September.
Propaganda Swing teaser trailer
Singers, Swastikas and All That Jazz!
Propaganda Swing is a brand new play coming to the Belgrade Theatre this September.
Meet the cast of Kidnapped!
Meet the actors performing in the swashbuckling family adventure, Kidnapped, at the Belgrade this half-term from Tues 27 - Sat 31 May.
Creating Kidnapped - An Interview with Anna Fox
From Tuesday 27 - Sat 31 May, families from across Coventry and Warwickshire are invited to join Sell A Door Theatre company on a swashbuckling adventure through highlands and high seas with their imaginative re-telling of Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped.
Ahead of the show's arrival in Coventry, we caught up with Kidnapped Director, Anna Fox, to find out more about more about bringing the imaginative world of Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped to life for a new generation!
Chorale - On the Road with Jack Tarlton
Meet Jack Tarlton, a cast member of Chorale and the Artistic Associate at Presence Theatre. He tells us how the work of Sam Shepard inspired him and his trip to Shepard's home town Duarte. Chorale is currently on at the Belgrade until Sat 17 May.
Teaser trailer for Chorale - A Sam Shepard Roadshow
Combining live performance, music and film, Chorale celebrates the work of America's most poetic living playwright Sam Shepard running at the Belgrade Theatre from Mon 10 - Sat 17 May.
Brassed Off in Broadgate
On Sat 12th April, local stars of BRASSED OFF, The Coventry Festival Band took to the streets of Coventry to conduct their very own whistle stop musical tour of the city centre. Led by 22 year old conductor and former Grimethorpe Colliery Band member Josh Hughes, the band treated Saturday shoppers to a Brassed Off inspired set list which featured renditions of 'The Floral Dance', 'Death Or Glory' and 'Conceto De Aranjuiz' performed by the band's solo flugelhornist Sarah.
Brassed Off visits the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry from Wed 23 - Sat 26 April 2014. For tickets, call the Box Office on 024 7655 3055 or visit www.belgrade.co.uk
Spanish Golden Age Cast Interview
Meet the cast from the Spanish Golden Age Season currently running at the Belgrade Theatre until Sat 19 April.