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We all present different faces to the world, but some are more different than most. In this funny and visually stunning solo show, Shane Shambhu reveals the secret life he kept from his school friends, growing up in the cultural melting pot of East London.

Follow Shane’s transformation from “fat kid” to international performer as rips up ideas of race, language and culture in a bedazzling mix of theatre, dance and film.

This is no Bollywood “raga to riches” story, this is the real deal.

Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer was originally developed with support from Arts Council England.

Presented as part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival.

Price

From £10

Prices and discounts subject to change

Running Time

Approximately 1 hour 10 minutes with no interval

Age guidance

8+

Where?

Patrick Studio

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18 May
7.45pm From: £10 Book Now
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19 May
7.45pm Cancelled
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CONCESSIONS

We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to Birmingham Hippodrome. For further queries on the information below please contact Ticket Sales on 0844 338 5000†.

FRIENDS

£5 off

CONCESSIONS FOR UNDER 18s and STUDENTS

£3 off

CONCESSIONS FOR OVER 60s, CLAIMANTS and PASSPORT TO LEISURE

£3 off

STUDENT AND PASSPORT TO LEISURE STANDBY

24 hours prior to a performance, best available seats for £10, maximum 2 per booker

GROUPS

Parties of 8 or more pay £10 per ticket (Price band A)

Call our dedicated Group Sales Team on 0844 338 7000† or email groupsales@birminghamhippodrome.com for more information and to book now!

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SCHOOLS

Parties of 8 or more pay £10 per ticket plus 1 teacher goes FREE for every 8 tickets purchased

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CONCESSIONS FOR PATRONS WITH DISABILITIES

£5 off
2-for-1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Restrictions may apply. Only one discount per ticket may apply, unless otherwise stated. Offers are non retrospective and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid ID must be presented where applicable. Additional discounts may be offered from time to time.

Food & Drink

The Proscenium Lounge

Add some VIP sparkle to your Hippodrome experience with a Diamond or Champagne package in our luxurious lounge.

Coffee Bar

Our Coffee Bar is open all day for Quarter Horse barista coffee and a quick and tasty bite to eat.

Our Bars

You’ll receive a warm welcome at our Foyer Bars, conveniently positioned for both Stalls and Circle levels.

Post-show talk

Stay in your seats after the show for a FREE post-show talk.

“A great storyteller, a mercurial trickster with an exuberant love of life and dance”

British Theatre Guide

"A tour de force. It is entertaining, insightful and is a journey of some cultural significance too – and really very unexpectedly funny. This is not something to be missed"

Asian Culture Vulture

"How often do you want to see a performance repeated right away, immediately, from start to finish? That’s what I longed for at the end of Shane Shambhu’s Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer"

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