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The Woman In Black

It is a theatrical experience like no other, and the chilling tale of The Woman In Black is set to be told at the Theatre Royal Norwich. Norfolk audiences will be able to join in with the seven million visitors who have already felt their hair stand on end. The …

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Hysteria

Hysteria Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds Until 25th February An ailing Sigmund Freud is visited upon by a protesting woman, a flamboyant Salvador Dali and Freud’s physician who unwittingly gets caught up in the farce. The early hours of one morning find Freud awakening to a stranger at his French …

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Ray Davies

It is the captivating story of how The Kinks rose to stardom during the Swinging Sixties, and the Olivier Award-winning show Sunny Afternoon is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal for one week only from April 11-15. The Kinks front man Ray Davies talks to John Bultitude about the UK tour …

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Dirty Dancing

I’ve had the time of my life… DIRTY DANCING IS BACK! Would you like to see Dirty Dancing live onstage? Who wouldn’t! Well, you can be there on the opening night at The Ipswich Regent on the 20th March, 7.30pm.  Exploding with heart-pounding music, breath-taking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing…   Seen by millions across …

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Sunny Afternoon

An explosive story of a band whose sound rocked both sides of the Atlantic is brought into sharp focus as a West End smash hit comes to Norwich. Sunny Afternoon tells the story of The Kinks whose raw musical talent and energetic on-stage approach transfixed a nation. Their take-no-prisoners approach …

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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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A Fine City

“A fine city.”  Compared to other cities – such as Oxford (City of Dreaming Spires) and Edinburgh (Athens of the North) – Norwich’s sobriquet is a somewhat modest and understated affair.  And that is all to it’s credit I’d say.   It’s charmingly contrary to the current obsession with hyperbole and …

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Running Wild

A modern-day ‘Jungle Book’ story, Running Wild tells of a young girl swept into the Indonesian rainforest by a tsunami and befriended by the animals. After wowing audiences in the Open Air Theatre at London’s Regent’s Park last summer, this emotional and life-affirming story is now touring across the country …

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Menopause: The Musical

How would you fancy seeing some stars from the TV in Menopause: The Musical? With our competition and a little bit of luck, you could be there on Ipswich Regent on the 14th March at 7.30pm.  Starring Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders),  Maureen Nolan (The Nolans), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty) and Ruth Berkeley (Penny Dreadful); Menopause: The Musical …

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Babe The Sheep-Pig

Adapted from Dick King-Smith’s much-loved children’s novel, which inspired an Oscar-winning 1995 film, Babe The Sheep-Pig will be brought to life on stage in an enchanting new production at Norwich Theatre Royal on April 16 & 17. Featuring stunning puppetry, an original score and an utterly charming ‘baa-ber sheep’ quartet, …

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