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Strictly Come Dancing champion and actress Joanne Clifton takes me behind the scenes of Flashdance - The Musical at the Ipswich Regent this week.

Strictly Come Dancing

Updated: Ipswich Scout and Guide Gang Show turns 80

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Happy birthday to the Ipswich Scout and Guide Gang Show, which turned 80 this week.


Few things have the power to inspire, provoke, comfort, challenge or transport you like theatre. As part of World Theatre Day, we spoke to Latitude Festival’s arts curator Tania Harrison.

Latitude 2018

Hollyoaks and Strictly Come Dancing Star Danny Mac talks about his critically acclaimed turn in Sunset Boulevard, the importance of theatre and his heart-throb status.


There are some great West End musicals waiting in the wings to entertain us over the coming months. We look at the line-up.


Before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials this May, there’s another royal wedding closer to home as One sixth form students stage the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic The King and I.


The Orchard Players invite you on a magical carpet ride to Peking market where street rat Aladdin’s plans to woo Princess Jasmine are interrupted by the evil Abanazer.


This has always been one of director, choreographer and script reviser Suzie Lowe’s favourite pantos. That love came across on stage.


If you haven’t sent Santa your Christmas list yet, pop tickets for this festive-fuelled fairytale on it first.


It’s not Christmas without a visit to Red Rose Chain’s The Avenue Theatre. We spoke to writer and director Joanna Carrick and actors Emma Swan, Darren Latham and Ryan Penny about The Elves and The Shoemaker.

Wayne Savage

The cast’s family and friends are guaranteed bums on seats; but it’s still a big venue to fill. So is the show worth seeing if you’re neither?


Ruth Rendell’s A Judgement In Stone, at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, sees actor Chris Ellison back in policeman mode.


Theatre in the Forest returns to Jimmy’s Farm as Shakespeare meets the wild west (with a dash of Richard Curtis) in Red Rose Chain’s As You Like It.


The youth company’s final show of 2017, the last for a while actually with many of the cast moving on to drama school; like the title characters they went out guns blazing.


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