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19th September 2017

Theatre

Review: Dad’s Army

Taking a classic Tv comedy and performing several episodes on stage has become popular in recent years, there’s been Fawlty Towers, The Vicar of Dibley and Dad’s Army to name but just three. Incidentally all three have also been performed by local am drama group The Two Rivers Theatre Company. With most productions the directors

Rob Brydon at Ipswich Regent

TV star, actor and funny man Rob Brydon is coming to Ipswich’s Regent Theatre this November as part of his new “I Am Standing Up” tour. Rob is perhaps best known for “Gavin and Stacey”, “Would I Lie to You?” and “The Trip” but his all-round entertainment CV is vast, with star billing in films

Theatre at Landguard Fort

The Fort was occupied for over 200 years from 1745 until its closure in 1956 but over that period its most infamous Governor was Phillip Thickness who governed from 1753 until 1766. Thickness was a soldier, husband father and traveller. He was a champion to his friends but a viper to his enemies. He was

Review: Ladykillers – New Wolsey

The New Wolsey Theatre, Salisbury Playhouse and Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch present “The Ladykillers’ The Classic Ealing Comedy which is currently at The New Wolsey in Ipswich before going on a regional tour. Taking an award winning movie and putting it on the stage can be a little worrying as the audience are drawn to comparisons

Philip’s Story

Something fabulous is happening in Felixstowe. The story of Philip Thicknesse, Governor of Landguard Fort 1753- 66, is being brought to life in the place where it all happened. A site specific production developed by the Woven Theatre Company with widespread community involvement and a whole new perspective on a man who should be better

DanceEast announce new season

DanceEast’s Autumn 2017 season is jam-packed full of national and international dance. With a fantastic line-up for audiences of all ages at the Jerwood DanceHouse from now until December, there will be internationally-recognised dance companies, family friendly shows and even a world premiere making up this highly-anticipated season. National Dance Company Wales and Scottish Dance

Bury St Edmunds Panto announced

The annual Pantomime is arguably the biggest event in any theatrical calendar, this year Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds are staging a production of Dick Whittington and the theatre have just announced the cast. Taking on the title role Dick Whittington is Jessica Spalis. Jessica has previously played panto at Theatre Royal as the lead

Dad’s Army march into Ipswich

Following previous successes with The Vicar of Dibley and Fawlty Towers, Two Rivers Theatre Company are once again bringing iconic television history to the Sir John Mills Theatre with a bang by recreating episodes of the famous BBC TV series Dad’s Army. The cast of over 20 draws in members from other local amateur dramatic

Oh Happy Day! Sister Act Live Choir

Sister Act, the classic 1992 musical comedy starring Whoopi Goldberg, is the latest film to receive the ‘live cinema’ treatment with the ‘Sister Act Live Choir’, UK Tour presented by Amacoast Cinema. Film fans have been clamoring for pop-ups and live cinema experiences in recent years, as audiences look for new, innovative ways to enjoy

Stowmarket: The Railway Children

When their father is taken away by mysterious strangers three children, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis, have to leave their privileged London life for a humble existence in the Yorkshire countryside, close to a railway line… So begins one of the best loved of all children’s books, written by E Nesbit in 1905 and now being

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