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Thu, 20:10

Iconic artist Egon Schiele perfected a stark, dramatic look to his works which also included a compelling erotic under-current. DanceEast hosts a premiere which brings Schiele's world to life

Popstar Hannah Spearritt has said she hopes to bring back memories of S Club 7 during her pantomime debut as this year's Ipswich Regent Christmas show.

Half term is almost upon us. The day's are getting shorter and keeping our youngsters entertained can be a challenge. Here are a few choice suggestions

It's never too soon to book those precious panto tickets. The best seats to the best shows get snapped up alarmingly quickly. Here's our guide to the best professional pantos coming to Suffolk this Christmas

Queen fans in Ipswich were left shocked after the band's legendary guitarist made a special appearance in the audience at the Regent's We Will Rock You musical.

One Man, Two Guvnors was a huge hit when it was premiered at the National Theatre nearly ten years ago. Now the New Wolsey Theatre is putting a new spin on the modern farce

Next year sees the 80th anniversary of the introduction of rationing during the Second World War. Eastern Angles are touring with their new double-bill Food Wars looking at the ingenuity and resilience of a war-torn population

Art & books

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Ghostland, by Edward Parnell, explores the haunts of ghouls in literature and film, the natural and unnatural world, and the horror of his own family history.

A cameraman for the BBC has written a book about his time living in Antarctica filming wildlife for the David Attenborough series Dynasties

A previously unknown work by renowned Suffolk artist Sir Cedric Morris is set to be auctioned for up to £50,000.

From a list of 90 entrants, a shortlist of three books in six categories has been announced for the East Anglian Book Awards 2019. Who are the contenders for East Anglian Book of the Year 2019?

Literary festival Flipside has new home this year, we browse line-up and see how the event is taking a hard look at what climate change means to Suffolk's heritage coast

TV & films

Mon, 19:30

Filming is already underway for Suffolk's big Netflix film The Dig and now other cast members have been announced for the movie based on the burial ship found at Sutton Hoo.

The 'top-ranking town of Woodbridge' will be the focus of a new BBC One show called Escape to the Perfect Town, when it airs on TV today.

The debut feature from Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz sees Shia LaBeof continue his run of strong, edgy turns and features a star-making turn from Zack Gottsagen.

TV host Kevin McCloud has praised the "almighty" achievement made by a Suffolk couple in building their dream house on Grand Designs.

Music

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran joins Adele and the late Amy Winehouse in a list of artists who have sold more albums than any others in the 21st century thus far.

A new music festival which aims to encourage touring bands to visit Ipswich has got underway with live music at the Cornhill.

Suffolk megastar Ed Sheeran has opened up his own bar - and is also showing a new side to his talents by taking up painting.

Sound City Ipswich is putting Suffolk on the music map by hosting a national music business conference complete with showcase free performances. We take a look at the line-up featuring both local and national performers

This might be the Grand-daddy of all rock jukebox musicals, but the latest full professional production at the Regent shows that it's as fresh and fun as ever.

Days Out

Yesterday, 19:00

Historic Helmingham Hall will be turning its gardens into a lit-up winter wonderland to start the festive season.

Our journalists and a visual specialist were invited to check out the thrills and spills of Kentwell Hall's haunted village...but what did they make of it?

Suffolk has a long association with the Saxons and this weekend Stonham Barns is staging a living history event which will allow visitors to get up and close and personal with these larger-than-life raiders

Youngsters can swim for free at several Suffolk leisure centres over the October half term and Christmas holidays.

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