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12/08/2020

Theatre

Review: The World Turned Upside Down

If you live in this part of the world then you have, almost certainly, heard of Matthew Hopkins, The Witchfinder General. Matthew Hopkins lived in Manningtree in the first half of the 1600s and he was solely responsible for the increase of witch trials during that period. It is believed that from 1644 to 1646

Opera: Madama Butterfly

Award-winning opera producer Ellen Kent returns to Ipswich’s Regent Theatre for another stunning shows. Full of passion, romance and tragedy, don’t miss the opportunity to see this traditional art form. Whether you are an opera aficionado or have never been to one before, this is an unmissable experience.  The tragic opera Madama Butterfly is one

Review: Robin Hood & Babes in the Wood

Let’s face it Half-Term in February can be a terrible time to keep youngsters entertained (what with rain and cold weather) so the Company of Four pantos have long been a happy diversion. This year’s offering is Robin Hood & the Babes in the Wood, a lesser performed story which is always refreshing from the

Slapstick musical

This February half-term, the National award-winning CTC return to the Seckford Theatre in Woodbridge with everyone’s favourite fun gangster musical BUGSY MALONE! complete with custard pies and splurge guns! Bugsy Malone is a master class in musical comedy. Set in New York City, two gangs square off in a 1920s rivalry of Capone-ian standards.  Dandy Dan’s

Half-term panto -Robin Hood

Whilst you may think panto season is well and truly over, the award winning Company of Four Musical Theatre Society are busy rehearsing and putting the final touches to their traditional family pantomime. It is taking place at The Riverside Theatre in Woodbridge, during February half term from 15th until 22nd. With a 12 show

Alfie Boe rides into Newmarket this summer

Ever since he exploded onto the music scene nearly 20 years ago, Alfie has racked up one extraordinary achievement after another. He has multiple Number 1 albums to his credit, while ‘Together’, ‘Together Again’ and ‘Back Together’ his collaborations with good friend Michael Ball, have sold over a million copies. Having performed in some of

Sounds of the 60s Live with Tony Blackburn

Due to the phenomenal success of BBC Radio 2’s Sounds Of The 60s LIVE, which toured the UK throughout 2019, a raft of new dates have been added with the show now running into 2020. Hosted by DJ royalty Tony Blackburn, the show features songs, stories and memories from the golden decade of pop with

Jimmy Carr returns to The Spa this summer

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes – they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Always a firm

Brendan Cole – Show Man

Brush off your tails, Brendan is back! Expect every style of ballroom and Latin dance from Brendan Cole and his hand-picked championship dancers, performed to the music and songs of some of the greatest legends and contemporary artistes. Whether you love a cheeky Charleston or a sexy Salsa, with music from Beggin’ to Bublé, plus

Spring at the New Wolsey

This Spring, join the New Wolsey Theatre as they present the hilarious musical, murderous romp Burke and Hare, a new version by Tom Wentworth. Plus read on for more great shows coming to the venue.

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