Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 11°C

Search

Theatre news

16:54

An Ipswich comedy club which celebrates its 10th anniversary this month is moving to a new venue to mark the occasion.

If your mum enjoys a good musical or you are arranging a first theatre date with a new girlfriend, you might want to think hard about booking this show. It’s a multi-Tony Award-winner, sharp and funny but for Pete’s sake don’t mention the title until your guest is strapped firmly in their seat.

The regional premiere of an Ealing Comedy classic and the revival of a much-loved New Wolsey musical form the cornerstone of the Ipswich theatre’s autumn season – along with a brand new rock’n’roll pantomime.

An amateur dramatic group in Kesgrave has paid tribute to one of its longest serving members ahead of its new show – the first in 49 years not to have included his input.

East Anglia is home to a wide variety of theatres and playhouses, and performers from across the region, the UK and indeed the world, have graced their stages.

Red Red Chain presents a definitely not to be missed, original and fabulously funny production of the Wilde comedy classic.

Do you fancy dancing with the devil at midnight under a clear moonlit sky? If the answer is ‘no’ then you may be missing out on a fabulously entertaining night at the theatre.

Comment

Friday, January 27, 2017

My name’s Wayne and I’m a daytime and late-night TV addict. It’s been one week since I last watched Homes Under The Hammer.

Would you risk your wedding so you could see the latest Star Wars movie? Shockingly, one in 10 of us would says a new survey. Entertainment writer 
Wayne Savage explores the dark side of telling white lies.

In recent years theatre intervals have started to disappear. Arts editor Andrew Clarke has a theory why

A few weeks back I blathered on about how much life has been consumed by all things baby in recent times, lamenting how little time I get to enjoy the programmes and trips to the cinema I took for granted.

It started with a fanfare of fuss, focused unnecessarily on the eyebrows of the former Danny Zuko.

Art & books

Yesterday, 11:10

An exhibition charting the evolution of graffiti is underway in Suffolk.

We all recognise biblical proverbs like ‘turn the other cheek’ when we hear them but the number of everyday expressions borrowed from the same source may come as a surprise.

It was the little village that, for one hot bank holiday weekend, hosted The Greatest Rock Event of The Year: the ‘Great British Woodstock’

This year’s event, on June 17 and 18, will take place at Southwold Arts Centre – a week ahead of the town’s fourth annual arts festival.

Great British Pottery Throwdown winner Ryan Barrett is among the artists to have donated artwork to a charity auction being held on the Waterfront, in Ipswich.

TV & films

Mon, 13:23

A Suffolk playwright has teamed up with an author from north of the county border to adapt a locally-published book for TV.

Children’s TV presenter Naomi Wilkinson, who brings her Wild and Scary tour to Colchester, Ipswich and Kings Lynn next month, has revealed she sought advice from Stephen Mulhern and comedy duo Dick and Dom before breaking into TV.

The winner of the Great Pottery Throw Down says he has no intentions of becoming “super famous” – and just wants to carry on enjoying ceramics.

Ipswich High School for Girls will be featured on tonight’s episode of the Quest TV show Salvage Hunters.

Music

Shakin’ Stevens knew very little about his large family’s history. A serious heart attack in 2010 inspired the singer, heading to the Ipswich Regent and Norwich Theatre Royal, to change that.

Hundreds of people turned out to enjoy what is thought to be Ipswich’s first ever performance of a world-famous piece of music from 1610.

Comedian and panel-show regular Ó Briain is among the latest acts to be announced for this year’s Latitude Festival.

It was the little village that, for one hot bank holiday weekend, hosted The Greatest Rock Event of The Year: the ‘Great British Woodstock’

Bristol musician Rozi Plain, who has toured with the likes of Devendra Banhart and KT Tunstall, will perform a charity gig in Suffolk on Sunday, April 2.

Days Out

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Are you stuck for what to do to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend?

This year’s Suffolk Show will be rolling out the pink carpet once again for its fashionista hotspot, Fifth Avenue.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance helped save Sandy Sutherland’s life. He’s repaying the favour by staging his annual fundraiser one last time so it can do the same for others.

Mildenhall Museum is hosting a temporary exhibition celebrating one of the oldest breeds of heavy horse in the UK, the Suffolk Punch.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24