The Quiet Pioneer is a documentary about Sir Barry Jackson, the founder of Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company, giving an insight into his life and work in Birmingham, Stratford and Malvern. This will be shown as an extension to the Hidden History event on 30 March as part of Flatpack Festival.

Flatpack is a festival which takes over venues across Birmingham every March. It draws people from far and wide with a mixture of films, performances, contraptions and surprises. Visit for more information.

Date Time Venue Notes Prices Booking

The Old Rep

  • Address: Station Street, (Nearest car park is on Dudley Street), Birmingham, B5 4DY
  • Box Office: 0121 236 4455
  • Phone: 0121 236 4455

Part of REP 100

Past events in this season


Ten schools. Ten minutes. Ten scenes. Ten decades

Open Day 2013

Free activities for all the family

Creating Theatre Seminar

Seminar on the process of creating theatre

100 Years Of Theatre Design

A talk on 100 years of theatre design

REP100 Weekender

Talks and discussions on the REP's achievements over the last century

Hidden Histories - REP100

The secret stories and untold tales that never made it to the stage

REP 100 Bricks and Mortar

Free talks on the architectural history of The REP.

Behind the Scenes - REP100

Backstage tours providing insight into the early days of the company

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