No casualties reported following incident, believed to be caused by a technical fault in staff area
The Birmingham Repertory theatre has been evacuated following an explosion, West Midlands police have said.
A statement from the force posted on Twitter said: “All emergency services are currently at Birmingham’s Repertory Theatre, Broad St following reports of an explosion. Initial indications are that this was a technical fault in a staff only area. No casualties are reported. Everyone has been evacuated and are being kept safe.”