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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

An enchanting tale of love, war, fairies, sprites and a play-within-a-play is set to delight audiences as one of William Shakespeare’s best-loved works is brought to life by some of Norfolk’s top young acting talent. The Norwich Theatre…

The Mummers Return!

WINTER SOLSTICE  - THE MUMMERS RETURN! “Dust your lamps! Prime your wicks! Make ready your tankards! The Long Night draws near! Now is the time for mists, magic, merriment, mayhem and Mummers!” cries The Speaker. For ONE NIGHT ONLY,…

Dick Whittington in Rehearsal

It’s nearly time for the curtain to rise on Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds’ annual traditional family pantomime, this year Dick Whittington. The cast have been assembled and are now well into their rehearsal schedule, being put through their…

Sherlock Holmes and The Hooded Lance

For those who fancy a bonkers, surreal and hilarious alternative to panto, head for Common Ground Theatre Company's touring production of Sherlock Holmes and The Hooded Lance, which runs from 15th December to 13th January, and visits The…

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Community Play

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Community Play goes down a storm! The inspirational story of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was brought to life at the Long Shop Museum last weekend in a sold-out performance delivered by The Garrett Payers.…

Slava’s Snow Show

Slava’s Snow Show, a multi-award-winning feast of childish delights, returns to Norwich in November. Guaranteed to bring out your inner five-year-old, the international sensation of a show is a mix of comedy, clowning and spectacle,…

Caroline Flack pulls from Crazy For You

Caroline Flack has pulled out of Crazy For You at Norwich Theatre Royal on doctor’s orders, because of an ongoing back problem, she has had to leave the tour with immediate effect. Her understudy Hollie Cassar will take on her role of…

The Old Curiosity Shop

Common Ground Theatre Company present their new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale The Old Curiosity Shop. Featuring original folk music by Pat Whymark, played and sung by a talented troupe of actor-musicians is at the Theatre…

Jersey Boys

The multi-award-winning Jersey Boys, which wowed Norwich audiences in July 2015, will be back in the city for two weeks next June (5th-16th) with the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from…

UK Theatre Awards: Double Win

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich is delighted to have been announced as a winner of two UK Theatre Awards at a ceremony in London on Sunday 15 October. The UK Theatre Awards are the only nationwide awards to honour outstanding achievement in…

Sleeping Beauty

The countdown has already started to a magical fun-filled festive season ahead as Norwich Theatre Royal announces it's full cast for this year’s Sleeping Beauty pantomime. Actor and children’s television legend Derek Griffiths is joining…

Youth Theatre Auditions

Bury Theatre Royal are delighted to be casting its youth production of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. They are looking for budding actors, singers and dancers to audition for this production aged between 9-22 and…

Cinderella

The poignant re-working of a fairy tale set in wartime created by one of the world’s top choreographers is on its way back to Norwich Theatre Royal. And a number of familiar faces mixed with some fast-emerging new talent will star in…

Jack and the Beanstalk

The creative team behind last year's 'MAGNIFICENT' (Hunts Post) and 'LEGENDARY' (Cambridge News) smash-hit production of Dick Whittington are back again, with a giant of an adventure that's perfect for the whole family as this years panto…

Oxy & The Morons

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich is currently in rehearsals for their brand new actor-musician production OXY AND THE MORONS, which runs from Thursday 12 to Saturday 21 October, directed by Artistic Director Peter Rowe. From the theatre…

The Charge of the Parasols

The Garrett Players present: The Charge of the Parasols Come along to the Long Shop Museum to Leiston to catch a glimpse into the fascinating life of one woman whose struggle changed the lives of many others.  One hundred years after her…

Charlie Montague Mysteries

Award-winning comedian, Tom Taylor, sets out to tour the UK this autumn with the first and second episodes of his critically-acclaimed Charlie Montague Mysteries. These delightful one man plays are packed with nonstop laughs from start to…

Dramatic Gems

October brings two dramatic gems to the Chelmsford's Civic Theatre. ‘A Princess Undone' is based by actual events in the life of HRH Princess Margaret, who had a reputation as a controversial member of the royal family due to her romantic…

Into The Woods

Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society are bringing Into The Woods to the Theatre Royal. This clever and vibrant hit is guaranteed to put a spell on you!  Once upon a time, in the beautiful land of the Theatre Royal, Bury…

The Tempest

Bilimankhwe Arts presents Shakespeare’s gripping comedy of magic, love and redemption, The Tempest. Bringing actors, dancers and musicians from Malawi to work with British actors, musicians and artists, together they have created a…

For Love Or Money

Northern Broadsides present a new adaptation of Alain-Rene Lesage’s Turcaret, by Blake Morrison. For Love or Money is set in a small town in Yorkshire, where a beautiful widow is being wooed by two suitors. Fresh from the City and with…

Antigone

A brother condemned to walk forever in the shadow of death. A family teetering on the brink of catastrophe. A world where one girl dares to take a stand. Actors of Dionysus take Sophocles’ ancient Greek classic Antigone and place it into a…

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

To help September draw to a close Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is looking forward to hosting a production of the classic horror story, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde. Gripping, stylish and thought-provoking, this is an…

Giulio Cesare

One of the most heroic and epic operas ever written which documents an intense period in world history is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal this autumn. Giulio Cesare is renowned as one of Handel’s most celebrated works boasting intense…

A Judgement in Stone

Bill Kenwright presents A Judgement in Stone, adapted from one of the most celebrated works of Ruth Rendell often hailed as the successor to Agatha Christie. Eunice struggles to fit in. When she joins a wealthy family as their housekeeper…

Anglian Mist

Anglian Mist is a new theatrical thriller, inspired by the desolate beauty of Orford Ness, a National Trust property near Woodbridge in Suffolk. The site of top secret research throughout the Cold War, Orford Ness is a place that is steeped…

Cover My Tracks

In an interconnected, digital world, what does it take to disappear? Former Noah and the Whale front-man, songwriter Charlie Fink brings his new production ‘Cover My Tracks’ to The Apex on 24th September. This night of live music and…

All or Nothing

All or Nothing, the Small Faces musical sensation, tours the UK from September 2017 on its third major outing. The show, which opened to critical acclaim and nightly standing ovations at the Vaults Theatre in London in March 2016 before…

Private Lives

PRIVATE LIVES by Noël Coward, as presented by London Classic Theatre, heads to the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds between Tue 12th - Sat 16th September. The South of France. Two newly-married couples occupy adjoining honeymoon suites…

New Face at the Mercury

Frances Rafferty announced as Assistant Director for Mercury Theatre, Colchester, supported by Michael Grandage bursary scheme. Frances joins Artistic Director Daniel Buckroyd to assist on the UK Tour of Spamalot and 2018’s Turn of the…

Dick Whittington

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 we are thrilled to now be revealing the sterling cast. Taking on the…

Young Chorus Auditions

Pantomime Young Chorus auditions announced! Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is delighted to be casting the Young Chorus for its annual pantomime, Dick Whittington. Young performers aged between 9 & 18 years are being sought out to work…

Growth

Luke Norris’ award winning production of Growth will embark upon a second UK tour this Autumn. The production originally debuted at Paines Plough’s ROUNDABOUT at SUMMERHALL, at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2016 and won a prestigious…

Our Day Out in Rehersal

Our Day Out – the Musical, rehearsals have begun! Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds opens Our Day Out – the Musical a home grown production, on Thursday 24 August running until Saturday 2 September. Written by multi award winning…

The Pedlar of Swaffham

Alan Huckle is an award-winning writer and has written this play based on the well-known folk tale about John Chapman, The Pedlar of Swaffham and the pedlar is coming Beccles' way on Friday 8 September at 7.30pm, doors open at 7pm.…

HighTide Castings

HighTide have announced casting for Heroine and Kanye The First, their world premiere commissions for 2017. Heroine, co-production with Theatr Clwyd by Nessah Muthy (The Host) will be directed by HighTide’s Artistic Director Steven Atkinson…

Blood Brothers

It is 30 years since Bill Kenwright’s production of Blood Brothers first toured the UK; now it is out on the road again and makes a welcome return to Norwich Theatre Royal this autumn. Hailed as one of the greatest musicals of all time,…

The Nimmo Twins

They are as much a part of Norfolk life as the Canaries, Norwich City Centre traffic congestion and the Puppet Man, who they have been known to pay homage to. And the Nimmo Twins have just announced two bonus autumn gigs on home…

Unsung Heroes

Theatre’s unsung heroes took centre-stage on Sunday 6th August, when a party was held at Norwich Theatre Royal to celebrate the 116 voluntary stewards who give up their time to keep performances running smoothly. It marked the 25th…

Safe Search

The stories of four very different people who share a common bond in wanting people to respect and care for them whatever their sexuality and background take centre-stage in a play especially produced by Norwich Theatre Royal. The search…