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Freshers

What makes the jump to university both poignant and anticipated? That is the core of a brand new play which is being premiered by six would-be Norfolk actors in their home county before transferring to the Edinburgh Fringe. Freshers will chronicle the transition from home to university life using a …

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Blood Brothers

It is three decades since the smash-hit international musical Blood Brothers first toured the UK. And its popularity shows no signs of reducing as its latest tour is already proving to be one of this autumn’s hottest tickets at Norwich Theatre Royal. The epic tale of Liverpool life penned by …

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Some Guys Have All The Luck

From street busker to international superstar and now verging on becoming a national treasure – Rod Stewart has swaggered, charmed and crooned his way through 46 years of a versatile and enduring rock career. Last year, his UK tour brought him to Norwich’s Carrow Road stadium and it also saw …

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Having just won a Tony Award on Broadway only two days ago, for “best scenic design in a play” – it seemed the perfect time to venture over to Norwich’s Theatre Royal on a Monday evening to witness “The Play That Goes Wrong”.  Currently playing in four locations (London, on a …

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School’s Out, Creativity Is In

School’s Out and Creativity is in this Summer at Norwich Theatre Royal! When the final bell goes at the end of the summer term, the curtain goes up on a host of activities designed to bring out the inner creativity in young people. Whether it is devising new work, performing …

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Gangsta Granny

Laughs, excitement and fun are guaranteed as a hugely popular children’s story is set to entertain all ages at Norwich Theatre Royal. Birmingham Stage Company, who have brought Horrible Histories and some classic Roald Dahl books to life in theatres, are turning their attention to David Walliams’ best-selling novel Gangsta …

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A Murder Is Announced

A host of popular names from the TV and stage world are set to star in a murder-mystery penned by the queen of suspense. Louise Jameson and Janet Dibley head the cast of the Agatha Christie classic A Murder Is Announced, which comes to Norwich Theatre Royal on July 3-8. …

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Dementia-Friendly Events

Extra support, advice and entertainment for those with dementia and their families is coming to Norwich. As Dementia Awareness Week continues, Norwich Theatre Royal and Norwich Playhouse are aiming to build and support the work being done across the county with a wide range of initiatives including performances, workshops and …

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50+ Opportunities

It is never too late to dip your toe into the cultural world and pick up some performing skills. That is the message from Norwich Theatre Royal as a host of new activities and workshops are announced for the over-50s. Regular workshops are already held which see members of visiting …

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Des O’Connor & Jimmy Tarbuck

They are two of the most popular stars in show business and are set to share their memories of the entertainment world in an exciting new show heading to Norwich Theatre Royal. Des O’Connor and Jimmy Tarbuck will join forces on stage on June 20th and bring some West End-style …

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Killer Queen

Returning to bring a special ‘kinda magic’ to the Norwich Theatre Royal stage on Sunday, June 18th, is the Royalty of tribute acts, Killer Queen. The group has been performing its tribute to the supergroup led by Freddie Mercury since 1993, thrilling audiences across the globe from the UK to …

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Family Operas in Norwich

A tale of mystery and a story of friendship are set to take to the stage as young people and their families are encouraged to give opera a try with two very different productions in Norwich. The first is Silver Electra, which is performed in the Peter Wilson Auditorium at …

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Gangsta Granny Casting Call

The search is on for a local performer to join the cast of a laugh-a-minute family show featuring characters created by David Walliams. The producers of Gangsta Granny, which comes to Norwich Theatre Royal on July 13-15, are looking for someone to play the role of Diane in the show …

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Reginald D Hunter

American performer Reginald D Hunter has been living and performing in the UK for just under two decades and in that time has become one of the UK Comedy industry’s best-known performers for his distinctive take on subjects including race and sexuality.  Due to tread the Norwich Theatre Royal boards …

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Green Award Winner

A front-of-house manager at Norwich Theatre Royal is one of the first people in Britain to be given national recognition for her work to safeguard the environment within the cultural sector. Helen Tully has been presented with one of the inaugural Creative Green Awards by environmental body Julie’s Bicycle. It …

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Million Dollar Quartet

A popular actor who swapped the soap world for stage success will head the cast of a rock ’n’ roll extravaganza which celebrates the moment four musical legends came together to create history. Jason Donovan stars in Million Dollar Quartet playing Sam Phillips, the record producer who brought together Jerry …

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Double Bill At Norwich Theatre Royal

High drama and traditional British humour are both a feature of this summer’s double-bill of productions by English Touring Opera at Norwich Theatre Royal. Their visit begins with one of the world’s best-loved operas, Puccini’s Tosca, on June 1st and 2nd. It sees the title character, who is also the …

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Jane Eyre

2017 marks the 170th anniversary of the first publication of Jane Eyre – one of the best loved novels of all time – so it’s an appropriate occasion to be touring the classic tale in an exciting new stage production. Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece has been transformed into an energetic and …

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That’ll Be The Day

The Beatles, The Everly Brothers, Status Quo, The Rolling Stones – you’ve not got much chance of seeing a line-up like that any time soon. That is, not unless you’re among the audience coming along to see That’ll Be The Day. That’ll Be The Day is the UK’s number one …

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Breakin’ Convention

Some Bank Holiday breaking and body-popping is on the cards for Norwich as a host of top hip hop performers prepare to invade the city. Members of the Cambridge-based group SIN Cru will showcase their skills in various parts of the city on Bank Holiday Saturday April 29th. You can catch …

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