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20th November 2018

Theatre

Cameron Jarrold, Livvy Campbell-Barr, Beth Shave and Lucy Stokes

Review: Numbers – CTC

I’ve long championed the CTC as one of the best musical am-dram groups in the area. They’ve turned their talents to big musicals such as Cats and Hairspray with performances to rival professional productions and it’s all done under the watchful eye of Principal of The CTC, Bridie Horne. The other thing to note is

WIN: Tickets to Felixstowe Panto

Ipswich24 have teamed up with the Spa Pavilion Felixstowe, to offer you the chance to get into the draw to win a family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) to see Sleeping Beauty by the Dennis Lowe Theatre Company – this year’s spectacular Christmas Panto. Families from all over Suffolk will be entertained and enthralled

Review: Trial by Laughter

A bookseller is accused of ‘Impious blasphemy and seditious libel’ and brought to trial, not once, not twice but three times! His defence? To be funny! This may sound like the work of fiction, however Trial by Laughter tells the true story of William Hone, a writer and publisher of comedic works, who, in 1817

Review: Othello, New Wolsey

Shakespeare’s tragedy about a Moor driven to jealous rage through the manipulation of a vindictive Iago has been adapted for contemporary theatre innumerable times, however this production by the English Touring Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory can stand amongst the best and most memorable. From the modernisation through Desdemona and Othello’s

What’s happening at New Wolsey this Autumn

With five star shows and the first days of panto, the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich has plenty to keep you busy this November! For Shakespeare lovers, English Touring Theatre return to the venue with their acclaimed adaptation of Othello from Tuesday 30th October until Saturday 3rd November. One of Shakespeare’s most startling contemporary plays, Othello

Review: Fame at Ipswich Regent

Fame the Musical hits the Ipswich Regent Stage as part of a 30th anniversary tour. Based on the big hit movie of the 80s Fame follows the stories of an intake of students into the prestige High School of Performing Arts on West 46th Street in New York. From the tough auditions to get a

Review: Madagascar The Musical

Marty the Zebra believes there is more to life than his home at a New York City Zoo, and after hearing the penguins talk about breaking out and heading back to their ancestral home, Antarctica, he decides he too is going to escape. His destination… The Wild! Realising his friend is missing from his cage,

Review: Be My Baby

Mary Adams is 19 years old, she works in a bank and comes from a respectable family, she’s also to her mother’s horror – PREGNANT. Be My Baby follows the lives of four young girls sent to Mother and Baby home in the 1960s in an attempt to ‘hush-up’ their shameful predicament. Amanda Whittington’s tale

Review: The Return of the Soldier

Dame Rebecca West’s novel The Return of the Soldier was first published in the year that WW1 ended. Therefore this is not a story that has been written to mark the centenary of the war but dates from the time that the ravages of war were still raw and many had experienced the loss and

October at The Felixstowe Spa

October and the Spa Pavilion Theatre is hosting no less than seven shows starting with Tassels an evening of Burlesque. The show invites you to leave your inhibitions in the foyer and enter the biggest burlesque extravaganza. A bevy of beautiful stars plus speciality variety artists and of course some truly fabulous costumes – strictly

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