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The centenary of the end of the First World War is now just three weeks away with ceremonies to mark the Armistice happening across the world as well as here at home in East Anglia.


One of Coward’s first plays, there’s much to like and dislike. Director Sally Broatch and her cast wrestled the best out of a mishmash of a story brimming with too many ideas to create a thoroughly entertaining evening of wit and drama.

Wayne Savage

Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

Andrew Clarke

East Anglia could see one of its warmest October days for years this week, with temperatures predicted to soar into the mid 20s, adding a new high to an already record-breaking year.


A rare early play by Noel Coward is being given a revival by a Suffolk theatre company who have discovered it has much to say to modern audiences. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to director Sally Broatch

Andrew Clarke

On its first birthday, we checked out Villages Nature Paris to check its family-friendly holiday credentials.


Workers from the Ransomes Jacobsen factory in Ipswich were among the dozens helping behind the scenes, with the greenkeeping team providing the fairways and the greens for the world’s top golfers in the Ryder Cup, Paris.


Is Villages Nature Paris any good? Charlotte Smith-Jarvis finds out.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis

Mike Bacon takes a look at two of the weekend’s biggest sporting events, the Ryder Cup and the F1 GP in Russia, where team work was key!!


High Society is a much-loved Cole Porter show, crammed with some of his best-known tunes. David Henshall puts on his best bib and tucker and takes a look at how The Philadephia Story became a dazzling musical showcase


Video: Making the cut at Le Golf National

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

As the golfing greats of Europe and the USA prepare to battle it out for the Ryder Cup, in Paris, one Ipswich specialist firm has a key role in preparing the course for these sporting legends.


What would he think of his event today? ‘He would be astounded. Whether he would be happy with the scale of it now, I’m not sure. He never visualised this’

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Motoring editor Andy Russell is back from an exhausting 294-mile, four-day cycle ride from London to Paris. And he was just driving a van to support his wife who was one of the ‘Four de France’ charity riders.


How many of our food and drink experiences have you tried?


American swindler posing as Chief White Elk acted like Robin Hood and gave away millions of dollars that weren’t his

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The grass at this year’s Ryder Cup golf tournament will be kept trim and tidy using equipment that was engineered and made in Ipswich.


I’ve got Peter Kay, Lee Mack, Victoria Wood and Katherine Ryan. Who tickles your fancy?


I’ve just returned from a few days rest, and I could not think of anywhere better than the La Manga Resort in Spain.

Bryan Klug

Are you hooked on season four of The Affair? Read our review of the latest episode.


The Vaccines played the Obelisk arena on Saturday night.

Latitude 2018

The Australian film industry has always punched above its weight. It has produced some stunning movies and some of Hollywood’s greatest stars. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at the glories of Aussie-wood

Andrew Clarke

Chef hopes restaurant will be one of dozens in the region.


Sex and the City premiered on TV 20 years ago this month: part comedy, part drama, part fashion Bible, part lifestyle manifesto, part love song to the sisterhood and friendship, the show broke down barriers. Here are 20 SATC facts to celebrate 20 years: including news of a flatulence double.

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Kevin Bru believes he still had a lot to offer Ipswich Town and has thanked Blues fans for their support following a move to Cypriot side Apollon Limassol.

Kevin Bru

A former Suffolk police officer is taking on an epic cycle ride in a bid to save his three-year-old son.

Suffolk police

Given sport’s global popularity and football’s status as the most popular sport, it is perhaps surprising that the beautiful game was not really touched by the ugliness of terrorism until November 13, 2015.


Released Ipswich Town midfielder Kevin Bru is closing in on a move to Cypriot side Apollon Limassol.

Kevin Bru

Marilyn Monroe remains a timeless icon. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at a groundbreaking exhibition which opens this weekend in Bury St Edmunds which brings together some of the greatest images from her career.

Andrew Clarke

Ipswich Town will move quickly to try and land Paul Hurst as their next manager following Shrewsbury Town’s League One Play-Off Final defeat yesterday. STUART WATSON looks at some of his transfer success stories.


The Bury Festival opens this weekend. Nick Wells, the festival director, talks to us about the shows that he is particularly excited about

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