Miss Saigon star Ashley Gilmour - who plays American GI Chris - looks forward to playing every new venue on the musical’s mega tour - but Norfolk will be particularly special: it’s the place he calls home.
It’s been 45 or so years since Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em blessed us with the complete daftness and hilarity of Michael Crawford’s Frank Spencer. He played a uniquely disastrous individual character that cannot be forgotten. Now imagine that today... on a live stage.
If you want to see art of the very highest quality then there’s no need to travel all the way to London as Thompson’s Gallery in Aldeburgh has created its very own summer exhibition. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to co-curator Graham Simper
The end of year art show is the perfect opportunity to take a look at some of the rising talent that will be making an impression on the world of creative arts in the near future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at this year’s exhibition.
One of the UK’s most respected literary figures, Liz Calder, who lives in Halesworth, has been honoured with a CBE in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list as co-founder of Bloomsbury Publishing and for services to literature
As Poldark grabs headlines for its chest-baring return to our screens, Arts Editor Andrew Clarke worries that traditional TV is in danger of becoming left behind by its more ambitious US rivals. He looks at the changing face of modern TV drama and the rise of cinematic television
Suffolk film company Picture Perfect has found Suffolk to be a wonderful production base. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to producer Lucinda Thakrar about turning RAF Bentwaters into a Russian prison compound
Comedy royalty spent two nights under canvas at a luxury camping site in Norfolk while they filmed their new BBC comedy about angling. On which note, two parrots were sitting on a perch. One said to the other ‘Can you smell fish?’
Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different
Le Concert Spirituel was founded in 1987 by the current conductor, Herve Niquet, with the aim of performing music from the court of Versailles on period instruments. Since then their repertory has expanded and they are widely praised for the dynamism and authenticity of their performances of vocal and instrumental music.
Travis play their classic album The Man Who in full at the Ipswich Regent next Thursday and Cambridge Corn Exchange December 13. Bassist Dougie Payne recalls the “brutal mugging” the band got on its release.
After the latest series of shows to be put on in Thetford Forest as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live series, Sunday was Kasabian’s time on the High Lodge stage, bringing a mix of new and old songs that have brought the band so much success throughout the years.