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Our Man In Havana

On a sunny Tuesday evening in Ipswich, after a sad news day, a trip to the theatre for Our Man In Havana at the New Wolsey seemed the perfect way to escape the outside world for two and a half hours. The show is based on the Graham Greene novel …

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Paddy Gerver

It was a warm sunny day in Plymouth when Tony Bell caught up with Paddy Gervers – one half of the comedy duo that is known as Jonny and The Baptists.  What followed was a very serious conversation about comedy and political satire.  Their show “Eat The Poor” is very …

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Waiting For God

Some of you may recall a popular British BBC series of the early 90’s, titled Waiting For God. If you do, you might be pleased to know it has been given a new lease of life as it has been adapted for the stage in its UK tour premiere, which …

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Our Blue Heaven

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich hopes to celebrate the legendary Ipswich FA Cup win of 1978, with Our Blue Heaven – a musical production timed for the 40th Anniversary in May 2018 – but they need your help! Today, in the week of the 39th anniversary of that win, the …

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New Wolsey Autumn Season

This autumn, the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich will again collaborate with Salisbury Playhouse and Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch to produce Graham Linehan’s THE LADYKILLERS from Thu 7 to Sat 30 September. Directed by the New Wolsey Theatre’s Artistic Director Peter Rowe, these theatres last collaborated with one another for Salisbury Playhouse’s …

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Pulse Festival 2017

Returning for its 17th year, this 10 day festival offers a bright and inspiring snapshot of contemporary theatre with established and emerging artists, both local and those from further afield. Building on previous Pulse Festivals, this year’s programme carries on the successes of Suitcase Prize Day and Scratch Day with …

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The MGM Story

On a Sunday evening in February, I ventured out of the house to head to my trusted local theatre, the New Wolsey in Ipswich for my first visit in 2017, for an evening of song, dance and education with The MGM Story.  Set on a messy yet intriguing disused film set, …

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Sinbad

Love ‘em or loath ‘em, the region’s theatres are about to fill with wall to wall double entendres and screams of “oh no it isn’t” – oh yes it is Panto season. With one of the longest running Panto’s in the region The New Wolsey Theatre kicked things off with …

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New Wolsey Young Company

The New Wolsey Theatre is gearing up for 2017 and you could join them if you are ages 7 to 22 years old! Register your place today to audition to be part of the theatre’s Junior Youth Theatre, Senior Youth Theatre, or Young Company. Auditions will take place on Sat …

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Pulse 2017 Apply Now

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich and Festival Directors China Plate are delighted to announce that applications are open for the 17th annual PULSE Festival Ipswich, which will take place from Thursday 1 to Saturday 10 June 2017. From this year, the festival will be sponsored by local company Harrison C …

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