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The Secret Garden

The magic of a will be brought to life in a trio of outdoor performances. Bury St Edmunds-based Spinning Wheel Theatre company is bringing a nostalgic and magical adaptation of the classic children’s novel, The Secret Garden, and the live shows are part of Spinning Wheel Theatre’s sixth annual professional tour which will …

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Dance Theatre on Mental Health

Mental Health issues have been headline news across the press and media this week, revealing how they can affect us all at some point in our lives, including the Royal Family. Company Chameleon takes on mental health in Witness, their latest innovative piece of work, which tours the UK this Spring …

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King’s Lynn May Highlights

The King’s Lynn Corn Exchange always has an exciting and eclectic mix of live entertainment, here are a few highlights for May…  Over 30 years, the Solid Silver 60s Show has entertained the nation and celebrated history’s most successful decade of music.  Commonly referred to as an institution on the 60s circuit, …

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Bard Double-Bill

Two literary classics are getting an edgy contemporary feel as a Bard double-bill comes to Norwich Theatre Royal. The Watermill Theatre brings its brand new production of Twelfth Night to Norwich Theatre Royal alongside its 2016 hit Romeo & Juliet in what is sure to be a must-see for fans …

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Mercury Theatre’s Playwriting Prize

The Mercury Theatre’s Playwriting Prize brings the East’s wealth of writing talent to the fore, as it receives over 160 entries from local emerging writers.  In January, the Mercury Theatre announced its latest major initiative in support of new plays and new playwrights – The Mercury Playwriting Prize 2017, in association …

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MGCfutures & The Mercury

Artistic Director of MGC, Michael Grandage today announces that the second round of MGCfutures Bursary Programme is now open for applications. MGCfutures is a charity, formed in 2012 by Michael Grandage, the Tony Award and Olivier Award-winning Director. The bursaries programme was launched last year for arts practitioners who show a …

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A Mean Pinball

1975. The year Margaret Thatcher became leader of the Conservative Party, Fawlty Towers was first broadcast on TV and Bohemian Rhapsody was number 1 for what seemed an eternity (it was nine weeks but when you’re a kid – that’s an eternity!).  It was also the year that Tommy, Ken …

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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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Abigail’s Party

After a sunny March afternoon, I made a trek across the border and over to the Norwich Theatre Royal on World Theatre Day for the 40th anniversary production of Mike Leigh’s classic play, Abigail’s Party.   The story is set in 1977, when Beverly (Amanda Abbington) sets us up for the …

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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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