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Theatre Spotlight

Our monthly look at theatre in the region

Peterborough New Theatre

Peterborough New Theatre
In the spotlight for this month, after briefly teasing their upcoming autumn season last month and following their recent renovation and upcoming new ownership,...

Autumn Season Preview

Kinky Boots
The weather may be hotting up as we get into July, and hopefully you’ve got a Stagey Summer lined-up with the eclectic mix of arts festivals,...

Give The Gift of Theatre

March is supposed to be the time for the sunshine to return, daffodils to bloom and Mother’s Day to celebrate. (It’s March 11th by...

Jukebox Musicals

Jukebox musicals tend get a mixed reception. If you love the band or the era around which the show is based then you’re halfway...

Treasure Hunt

Treasure hunt.  For most it’s a phrase out of Enid Blyton, which offers excitement and the prospect of discovering riches and reward.  For others...

The Boats That Rocked

So where does our taste in music come from?  Why is it that different people prefer different time signatures or, probably more significantly, prefer...

Theatre Goes Outdoors

There are many things in life which are a lottery – there’s the Lottery for one, and then there’s deciding which queue to join...

Britannia is worried…

Britannia is worried.  Things are changing and she wants to know what her people are thinking.  So she calls a meeting.  Caledonia, Cymru, the...

Pulse at 17

The Pulse Festival turns 17 this year.  For humans, 17 can be a contradictory age - you’re expected to start behaving like an adult...

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...

Eastern Angles Spring Tour

Spring now appears to be edging its way towards us and as it does, so does one of the landmarks of the East Anglian...

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...

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