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Andrew Clarke

BBC1 dance star is leading the choreography in a new jazz musical at the town's Mercury Theatre.

Andrew Clarke

Festival season will soon be upon us. All ready line-ups for the big summer events are being announced and as ever Suffolk is leading the way when it comes to celebrating culture in all its diversity.

Ed Sheeran

Folk East continues to grow in size and sature as one of the most eclectic folk festivals in the country. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at this year's tempting bill of fare

Andrew Clarke

Our arts editor finds out more about this brand new event on the town's Waterfront

Andrew Clarke

Suffolk theatre director Alastair Whatley is celebrating ten years of success by taking two plays to New York. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to him about how theatre can still capture an audience's imagination

Andrew Clarke

There's something oddly romantic about timeless tales of masked highwaymen. Arts editor Andrew Clarke speaks to writer-director Cordelia Spence about East Anglia's very own Dick Turpin

Andrew Clarke

Richard Curtis new feelgood movie Yesterday was largely filmed in East Anglia. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at the trailer and finds out what we know so far

Andrew Clarke

Norfolk's Olivia Colman provided the Oscars with one of the biggest surprises of the night but by and large this year's Oscar ceremony was about making amends, spreading the love and sticking up for cinema. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at the wins & disappointments

Andrew Clarke

Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens live and breathe Morecambe and Wise and recreate their easy-going humour in a brand new show. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to the pair about what made Eric & Ern so great

Andrew Clarke

Bury St Edmunds Theatre Royal is 200 years old this year. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at the events in store to mark this major milestone

Andrew Clarke

DanceEast hosts a new series of duets inspired by the Time's Up campaign. Our arts editor spoke to choreographer James Cousins about the need to represent real-life on stage.

Andrew Clarke

What was the best Beatles era, the lovable mop-top fab four of the early 60s or the long-haired, moustached experimental musicians of the late 60s? Andrew Clarke and Judy Rimmer come together to disagree

Andrew Clarke

East Anglia continues to thrive as one of the leading theatre centres outside London. And this season there are a raft of premieres coming our way.

Andrew Clarke

Strictly Come Dancing champion Kevin Clifton is enjoying himself as he learns to sing for the UK tour of West End musical Rock of Ages. Arts editor Andrew Clarke caught up with him in rehearsal

Andrew Clarke

Stan and Ollie is not a conventional Laurel and Hardy bio-pic. Our reviewer was impressed with this big screen exploration of friendship

Andrew Clarke

Laurel and Hardy remain one of the standard bearers of timeless comedy. Arts editor Andrew Clarke looks at what makes them so great.

Andrew Clarke

Oscar season is now underway. With the Golden Globes awarded and the BAFTA nominations released, the fight for Oscar glory is now underway. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at the likely winners and losers in this year's awards tussle

Andrew Clarke

Norfolk-born actress Olivia Colman has won her second Golden Globe for her performance as Queen Anne in the film comedy The Favourite. Arts editor Andrew Clarke looks at her wide-ranging career and declares her a real Hollywood star.

Andrew Clarke

This year looks like being an interesting and eclectic year at the movies with some unfamiliar names seeking to make their mark on the big screen. Arts editor Andrew Clarke nominates the films to look out for

Andrew Clarke

As the year draws to a close and the awards season revs up, Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at a surprisingly diverse and entertaining year at the cinema and suggests these films should be on your home viewing list. How many have you seen?

Andrew Clarke

Christmas is the time of year when the TV companies supplement their home-grown Christmas specials with a welcome opportunity to catch some great movies. Arts editor Andrew Clarke compiles his recommended viewing list

Andrew Clarke

With the Christmas season now truly upon us, our theatres have dusted down their stock of bad jokes and launched themselves into a season of giddy festive fun. Arts editor Andrew Clarke casts an eye over the pantomimes seeking to entertain us this year

Andrew Clarke

Pantomime acts as a theatrical life-support system over Christmas as we escape from the trials and tribulations of the world-at-large. Arts editor Andrew Clarke talks to the cast of Snow White about the restorative nature of a trip to the theatre

Andrew Clarke

Sir John Mills - Suffolk's acting knight - was one of the greatest actors of his generation and a great east Anglian. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke reviews Sir John's career and revisits two interviews he did with the star during the last ten years of his life.

Andrew Clarke

The Oscar season starts here. This week a number of US critics awards feted Alfonso Cuaròn's Netflix movie Roma and The Golden Globes gave a hint at what films are likely to be this year's front-runners. But, Arts editor Andrew Clarke feels that there is change in the air

Andrew Clarke

Midge Ure, one of the prime innovators of 1980s electronic pop, will be marking the 40th anniversary of Ultravox and the hit album Vienna with a special tour. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke takes a walk down an atmospheric memory lane

Andrew Clarke

Suffolk's iconic Christmas show creators Pat Whymark and Julian Harries have come up with a batty tale about knitting circles and the French revolution. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to them about how they go about making people laugh

Andrew Clarke

In October, Doctor Who returned to our screens full of groundbreaking optimism. Jodie Whittaker was the first female Doctor and Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall had become the new showrunner. As the final episode of the year transmits this weekend, Steve Russell and Andrew Clarke have different feelings about the show they love

Andrew Clarke

Eastern Angles is celebrating 30 years of their irreverent Christmas show with the gloriously surreal tale of The Fenland Screamers. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke gets enjoyably lost in this ripping yarn set in the roaring twenties

Andrew Clarke

Robin Hood is a timeless hero. Each generation reinvents the character to reflect the concerns of their world. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to Suffolk film producer Lucinda Thakrar about the latest incarnation of the famous outlaw

Andrew Clarke

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