This is a past event and is currently no longer running.

Information

It’s the 1980s. One of the Midlands’ first Black Police officers and an acclaimed gospel guitarist faces conflict on the streets, at work and in church. To bring harmony to all this discord he
must find the spirit behind the letter of the law.

Inspired by the life of community hero Trevor Prince, Community Service is an emotional and uplifting theatre show, full of live music and wit. It is set against a backdrop of Thatcher’s Britain, the Handsworth Riots, miners’ strikes and casual racism.

Meanwhile, in the Pentecostal Church a schism is being questioned by children who are listening to secular music on the radio and rebelling against the strict rules of their immigrant parents.

Price

Prices and discounts subject to change

Running Time

Approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes including an interval

Age guidance

12+

Content warning: references to death, violence, and racism

Performances

Performances

Discounts & Concessions

CONCESSIONS

We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to Birmingham Hippodrome.

FRIENDS

£5 off price band A, all performances

CONCESSIONS FOR UNDER 18s, 65+, FULL-TIME STUDENTS & CLAIMANTS

£3 off tickets to all performances, price band A

GROUPS & SCHOOLS

Parties of 10 or more pay £10 per ticket, plus 1 ticket FREE for teacher/supervising adult for every 10 booked (2 free tickets for SEN schools) Wed & Thu performances

Call our dedicated Group Sales Team on 0844 338 7000 for more information and to book now!

CLICK HERE for further information on Group Bookings

CONCESSIONS FOR PATRONS WITH DISABILITIES

£5 off tickets to all performances
2 for 1 tickets where carer or companion required to all performances

CLICK HERE for more information on our Access Performances

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Top three price bands only, unless otherwise stated. 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 Kiosks

You’ll find kiosks in the foyers selling a range of confectionery, Marshfield ice creams (which can also be pre-ordered) and chilled soft drinks as well as the current show programme.

The Coffee Bar

Our Coffee Bar is open before the show and during the interval for hot and cold drinks, snacks or a quick and tasty bite to eat.

"Remarkable in conception and pretty brilliantly performed"

Behind the Arras

"Strikes a perfectly resonant note"

Elementary Whatson

"An action-packed kaleidoscope of social interaction"

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