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Tim Minchin, award-winning comedian, actor and composer, will return to the stage for his first UK tour dates since 2011 and we’re thrilled he will be stopping off at Birmingham Hippodrome.

BACK is billed as Old Songs, New Songs, F*** You Song, hinting at a set list of material from all corners of Minchin’s eclectic – and often iconoclastic – repertoire.

Minchin has been celebrated globally for writing the music and lyrics for Matilda The Musical, which has gone on to become one of the most acclaimed musicals of the last 20 years, winning a record seven Olivier Awards, 13 Helpmann Awards and five Tony Awards. It continues to run in the West End and has already played in over 50 cities worldwide. He also wrote music and lyrics for the musical adaption of Groundhog Day, which after an acclaimed limited run at The Old Vic in London in 2016, debuted on Broadway in April 2017 and won the Olivier Award for Best Musical in 2017.

Meanwhile, Minchin has ruffled feathers in Australia with his ARIA-nominated charity single, ‘Come Home Cardinal Pell’ and the Marriage Equality parody, ‘I Still Call Australia Homophobic’. His UWA Graduation speech has been watched by tens of millions of people worldwide.

BACK will mark Minchin’s return to the stage, following several film and TV appearances which earned him a handful of acting accolades, including the Qantas Orry-Kelly Award at the 2017 Australians in Film Awards and a 2016 Logie Award for Most Outstanding Supporting Actor for The Secret River.

He most recently starred in the ABC 2018 comedy series Squinters and will appear as Friar Tuck in the upcoming Hollywood release Robin Hood in cinemas November 2018. In 2019 he will also star in UPRIGHT, a new eight-part drama series, which he will co-write with The Chaser’s Chris Taylor, actor-writers Leon Ford and Kate Mulvaney, and co-produce with Lingo Pictures for Foxtel and Sky UK.

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Tickets £40.50

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Running Time

Approximately 2 hours including an interval

Ticket limit, 4 tickets per transaction

Parental guidance recommended

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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.

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“A thing of jaw-dropping wonder”

The Daily Telegraph

“Tim Minchin is a genius, pure and simple"

Time Out

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