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18th February 2019

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Review: Beauty & the Beast

Where else but panto would you find Mary Berry and Prue Leith fighting in front of a talking teapot, clock and crystal chandelier. One of literature’s earliest feminist stories, it was nice to see the production team were all women. Not that this is some woke reimagining if you’re bothered by that sort of thing.

Review: The Band

Manchester, 1993 and five teenage girls are joined in friendship with a common interest – The Band! Having won a competition to see their favourite group, the girls set off for a night of fun, however the evening doesn’t turn out as they’d planned… Twenty-five years on and a reunion is on the cards, not

Nile Rodgers and Chic set for Newmarket Nights

The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourses have announced the legendary NILE RODGERS & CHIC’s return to the July course, headlining the family-friendly Summer Saturday Live on Saturday 8thJune 2019. Nile Rodgers is truly exceptional. He amplifies his legacy as a multiple GRAMMY-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist by constantly traversing new musical terrain and

Your chance to play at Ipswich Music

It might be cold enough to be an Arctic Monkey but it’s time for aspiring musicians to book their place at Ipswich Music Day and have a chance of playing in front of thousands of people. Christchurch Park will be packed with music fans of all ages and tastes on Sunday 7th July – all

Suffolk Singers Grand Charity Fundraising Concert

On Saturday 19th January 2019 Suffolk Singers hold their very popular Charity Concert. This year they are supporting two charities. Live Life Give Life and FIND (Families in need Ipswich) In January 2018 one of the choir members died very suddenly and her family agreed to donate many of her organs to help others. Another

Review: Sleeping Beauty – Felixstowe

Christmas and New Year is panto time!!! Those presented by the Dennis Lowe Theatre Company at the Felixstowe Spa are one of the most established. This year sees the 53rd panto for the company, so clearly they have a lot of experience in bringing the panto magic to life. This year’s production is Sleeping Beauty,

Review: Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

Bursting onto the stage with all the festive family fun you’d expect from panto land Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs is this year’s offering from the Ipswich Regent Theatre. The magic mirror always tells the truth and when the Wicked Queen is no longer the fairest in the land but the beautiful Snow White

Review: Alice in Wonderland

The Festive magic is in abundance at Red Rose Chain, as the talented writer and director Joanna Carrick put’s her spin on the classic Lewis Carroll tale, Alice In Wonderland. Follow the white rabbit, down the rabbit hole, for lots of fun, frolics and mayhem. As Alice grows little and then big again how will

Review: Fenland Screamers

It’s madcap, full of action, an incredible amount of costume changes and thoroughly enjoyable… Yes, it’s another festive offering from Eastern Angles! This year writers Pat Whymark and Julian Harris take the audience to a boggy fen in Cambrigeshire with their production The Fenland Screamers, and Other Boggy Tales. A group of strangers arrive at

Review: Cinderella – New Wolsey Theatre

The New Wolsey’s Rock ‘n’ Roll panto is always a firm favourite in the festive calendar, and this year is no exception with Peter Rowe’s interpretation of the classic Cinderella bursting onto the stage! Baron Hardup is all of a fluster when he learns that Prince Charming is coming to Ipswich and that the perfect

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