Theatre in Barnt Green, Saturday 16th April

The parish council is hosting another Shindig event, this time it is ‘The Origin of Species’ at St Andrews Parish Centre, Sandhills Road Barnt Green B45 8NR on Saturday 16th April.

The Origin of Species is an uproarious musical-comedy solo show telling of Charles Darwin’s discovery of the secrets of evolution.

The show is packed with fascinating scientific facts, terrible puns, brilliant physical comedy and witty original songs about everything from boring barnacles to the perils of marrying your cousin.

‘Remarkably inventive, thoroughly entertaining… extraordinarily effective… science can rarely have been so much fun.’ Stage MUST SEE

‘A charming load of monkey business.’ ★★★★ Three Weeks Edinburgh

This is aimed at everyone looking for a night out of high-quality, ENTERTAINING musical-comedy with friends and family in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  It will especially appeal to fans of interactive and storytelling theatre, fans of BBC’s QI / Infinite Monkey Cage / Dara O Briain’s Science Club and those with an interest in scientific issues.

This show is suitable for adults and older children (11+).  It lasts for 70 minutes and is performed by Tangram Theatre (

The show will start at 7.30pm and tickets cost £10 (Adult) and £8.50 (senior 65+ or Junior 11 to under 18).   Family ticket for 2 Adults and 2 Junior is £34.50.

Tickets are available from the parish council office 80 Hewell Road, B45 8NF (Mon – Thurs, 10am – 1pm), by phone 0121 447 9893 or by email to .

The bar will be open from 6.45pm and during the interval.