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'Wonderfully intimate' - Behind The Arras

'Like a trip to Wonderland' - UoB Blogfest

'The Old Joint Stock theatre’s a hidden gem' - Lichfield Live

'An absolute jewel box of a theatre ... one of the Midlands' most perfect venues' - The Lichfield Blog

'If you like intimate venues, and you haven’t yet been to the Old Joint Stock – then be sure to put it on your list' - The Public Reviews

Founded in 2006, The Old Joint Stock Theatre is part of a Grade II listed building situated opposite Birmingham's beautiful St Philip's Cathedral, and right in the heart of Birmingham’s city centre. This grand building is home to a 105 seat black box studio theatre and is perfect for intimate performances.

The Old Joint Stock Theatre has a variety of productions all year round, with a mix of in-house productions, co-productions and visiting companies.

Previous Shows

The Old Joint Stock Theatre Company

Founded in 2012, The Old Joint Stock Theatre Company aims to produce three productions per year of new or neglected writing for potential touring.

We want to challenge the constraints of a pub theatre space and use the venue to our advantage, but most of all, we want to bring challenging, quality work to maintstream audiences.


The Twelve Dates of Christmas (2012)

4.5/5 - The Public Reviews
4/5 - Behind The Arras

I Love You, Goodbye (2013) (Co-Production with inamoment Theatre Company)

Tea At Five (Edinburgh Fringe) (2013)

4.5/5 - The Public Reviews
4/5 - EdFringe Review
4/5 - Broadway Baby
4/5 - Three Weeks
4/5 - Fresh Fringe
'[Captures] the star’s inner personality with wicked conviction' The Stage
'Lithe and liberated...delicately done.' The Times

Tell Me About Your Ex (2013)

Betrayal (2014)

A Passion For Birmingham (2014)

The Old Joint Stock Musical Theatre Company

Founded in 2011, The Old Joint Stock Musical Theatre Company has rapidly become a known starting point for young talented performers in the region. We aim to challenge what can be done in The Old Joint Stock space and thus create top quality, unique productions. We produce at least one full production annually, plus a number of smaller concerts throughout the year.

The Company is always looking for new members, and full productions will always hold open casting.

Honk! (2012)

Rent (2013)

Avenue Q (2014)

Theatre Crush Bar in meeting format

OJST is also available for



Theatre in board room format


The Old Joint Stock Pub and Theatre
4 Temple Row West
B2 5NY

Artistic Director: Tim Hodgson

Twitter: @oldjointstock

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