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Withnail and I' artwork. The words 'Withnail and I' are scrawled in capitals with a blotchy dark brown fountain pen onto a white piece of paper. The paper is stained with both dried and wet red wine. There is a cork on the paper which says 'By Bruce Robinson. Directed by Sean Foley'. To the left of the title is the handwritten 'we've gone on holiday by mistake'.

The Chesterfield Seats

Withnail and I

Show Times

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Want to feel like you too could hop in the Jaguar MkII and go on holiday by mistake? Then, take your seat in one of our five Chesterfield sofas, with seating for up to two for a performance of Withnail and I.

Situated at the very front of our auditorium, this unique experience will give you a front row couch to soak up all the action. Plus, each Chesterfield Seat experience comes with one of two hospitality packages.

Please note, our Chesterfield sofas seat a maximum of two people. For up to 2 people, please only add one ticket to your basket. To book for more than two people please purchase additional Chesterfield Seat experiences.

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If you’d like to upgrade your existing booking for Withnail and I, please contact our Box Office by calling 0121 236 4455 (Mon – Sat from 12pm to 6pm), subject to availability.

Presented by

Birmingham Rep, Handmade Films and George Waud for Groove International

Based on

the film Withnail and I, written and directed by Bruce Robinson, produced by Handmade Films

Written by

Bruce Robinson

Directed by

Sean Foley

Designed by

Alice Power

Age Guidance

14+

Please note, no under 5s will be admitted to the auditorium.

Content Advice

Please note, this production contains strong language, including racist terms and homophobic references, and scenes of drug/alcohol use and smoking.

Running Time

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute interval.

Access Performances

Audio Described: Sat 25 May 2.30pm (described by Carolyn Smith)

A Free Touch Tour is available to book before the Audio Described performance. 

BSL Interpreted: Wed 15 May 7.30pm (interpreted by Karen Ward-Welch).

Captioned: Tue 21 May 7.30pm (captioned by Cara Lawless)

Relaxed: Mon 20 May 7.30pm

Fees & Charges

The "Finest Wines" Experience

  • Chesterfield Sofa seating to watch Withnail and I for up to two people
  • Exclusive entry to our VIP Lounge 90 minutes before the performance and during the interval
  • Half a bottle of Champagne to share between two (non-alcoholic option available)
  • Savoury nibbles
  • Dedicated host and table service (pre show and during interval)
  • Complimentary cloakroom

Price per sofa (for up to two people):

Mon – Thu performances: £190
Fri & Sat performances: £215

The "Camberwell" Experience

  • Chesterfield Sofa seating to watch Withnail and I for up to two people
  • One welcome drink per person (175ml glass of wine, beer, spirit and mixer or soft drink)
  • One ice cream per person
  • One programme to share
  • Dedicated host and table service (pre show and during interval)

Price per sofa (for up to two people):
Mon – Thu performances: £150
Fri & Sat performances: £190

The "Crow Crag" Experience

  • Chesterfield Sofa seating to watch Withnail and I for up to two people
  • Dedicated host and table service (pre show and during interval)

Price per sofa (for up to two people):
Mon – Thu performances: £80
Fri 17 May 7.30pm: £80
Sat 18 May 7.30pm, Fri 24 May 7.30pm and Sat 25 May 2.30pm & 7.30pm: £150

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