We use cookies on this website to improve how it works and how it’s used. Find out more about Privacy, Cookies & Security. Close & Continue


This engaging talk looks at the Billy Wilder film, Sunset Boulevard, a tale of imprisonment, murder and fame.

Dr Rona Cran looks at the women at the heart of this movie and explores the transition from silent cinema to the talkies.

Dr Cran is a lecturer in 20th-century American Literature at the University of Birmingham.

Good if you’re going to see Sunset Boulevard.



Ticket price subject to change.
Where applicable, 5% transaction charge may apply, plus postage from £1.

Groups & Concessions

All tickets for this talk are £5 each.

Food & Drink

Deli Bar

If you’re short on time and looking for a quick and tasty bite to eat before the show, our Deli Bar is perfect.

Our Bars

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

You May Also Like

Musicals, Birmingham Hippodrome

Sunset Boulevard

Mon 13 - Sat 18 Nov

Book Now

Courses & Talks

Talk - Voices for the Voiceless

Sat 4 Nov

Book Now


Behind The Scenes Tours

Sat 14 Oct - Sat 9 Dec

Book Now

Birmingham - You Shall Go To The Ball!

Read more


Introducing Peter Evans - Our New Commercial Director

Read more


Hidden Hippodrome - Crowds Gather for Heritage Open Day Talks and Tours

Read more