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Today is the 23rd April 2020, and it would have been Fred Jeffs’s 101st Birthday. Episode 4 of Fred Jeffs: The Sweetshop Murder is now released to coincide with this anniversary. I started working with the team on this Episode in the summer of 2019, and I am sad to report that in the time […]


The Box Offices are now open for the July performances of Fred Jeffs: The Sweetshop Murder, commissioned as part of FURNACE, Birmingham REP’s Community Engagement Programme. Tickets for the three shows are free, but limited in number so please book ahead if you can.


On this day sixty years ago, 19th April 1957, Frederick Jeffs’s life came to a brutal end. Fred was my grandad’s half-brother. He spent – as my grandad did – much of the second world war holed up in a prisoner-of-war camp. At some point late in the war – probably following the Death-march westwards from Auschwitz-Blechammer […]