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Fans of Hollywood blockbusters such as Star Wars and Batman will get a glimpse of life behind the scenes tomorrow night when stuntman Oliver Wilson pays a visit to Moyse's Hall in Bury St Edmunds. Nicki Dixon caught up with him

It's the story of a feisty young girl whose parent figure is determined teach her perfect diction and turn her into a lady. Not only my childhood in a nutshell, but also the premise of the fabulous new production of My Fair Lady at Ipswich Regent.

Three contrasting works by three of Britain's most significant composers comprised this attractive programme. One work was written during the Second World War and the other two at the time of World War One.

Barnum, the circus musical, that made Michael Crawford, a West End and Broadway star, is being revived in an ambitious production at the end of this month by the Ipswich Co-op Juniors. Alan Ayres spoke to two local aerial artists who have been recuited to handle some of the dazzling stunts in the show

This was a concert with some familiar names - Bartok and Stravinsky - but Guillaume de Machaut and Gyorgy Ligeti are less widely recognised and perhaps this accounted for a smaller than usual audience. Nevertheless, the players of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra performed with distinction in an eclectic and stimulating programme.

This was a recital to savour; one of today's most celebrated pianists playing two outstanding works from the entire piano canon, what more could one ask?

The Yugoslavia-born pianist has a growing reputation for her performances of some of the tougher piano music of the last century. This quite challenging recital began with Bach and moved through Bartok, Copland and Messiaen to the first sonata by Charles Ives.

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