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Strictly siblings Kevin and Joanne Clifton are realising a long held ambition by performing in a show together. Kevin talks about surviving lockdown and looking forward to getting in front of an audience again

This coming winter will see a beautiful Suffolk country estate brought to life with illuminations and music as its popular night-time event returns for a second year.

The Empire Strikes Back, one of the greatest science fiction blockbusters of all time, is 40 years old this year and Bury St Edmunds annual Sci-Fi and Action Exhibition is marking the anniversary in grand style.

What A Carve Up! – The New Wolsey’s all-star murder-mystery thriller – receives its online premiere this weekend and is the first production the theatre has produced since the Covid pandemic shut the main house in March.

When ETO last visited Snape seven months ago at the beginning of their Spring Tour the Covid axe fell a few days later and the bulk of the season was lost. It was, therefore, particularly appropriate and heartening that they should return to Snape to launch their Autumn Season and Tour.

Russell Miller has spent his life working in theatre. The Felixstowe-born producer started work as a teenager at the Spa Pavilion, worked in the West End and has ended up on Broadway. Now, he has become the author of a colourfully theatrical children’s book

An art exhibition highlighting 22 of the world’s most endangered animals has opened at a Suffolk art gallery.

Remember, remember! With more people planning Bonfire Night celebrations at home this year, Suffolk council bosses are sending out safety warnings.

West End veteran Ruthie Henshall, crowned one of Suffolk’s most inspiring women, has signed up for the 2020 edition of I’m a Celebrity – Get Me Out of Here.

An Ipswich mum who went on First Dates to find love is still determined to find her dream man, despite not finding ‘the one’ on Channel 4’s hit show.

Ipswich’s Regent Theatre and the Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket are among arts venues and groups to benefit from £2.2million of government funding to help overcome the Covid-19 crisis.

Showbiz brothers AJ and Curtis Pritchard are bringing their new variety show to the Ipswich Regent as part of a 2021 UK tour.

Jerwood prize-winning Suffolk artist Maggi Hambling has launched a new exhibition of her work during lockdown to mark her 75th birthday.

Acting royalty Vanessa Redgrave CBE will be joining former Church of England envoy and Beirut hostage Terry Waite at St Edmundsbury Cathedral raising funds for the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds.

Suffolk broadcasting legend Stephen Foster has announced his departure from BBC Radio Suffolk. As he takes voluntary redundancy, he promises more broadcasts in the future but for the time being takes a trip down memory lane revisiting heroes and highlights

Robert Pacitti, one of the leading figures in Suffolk’s cultural life, founder of the eponymous Pacitti Company and SPILL Festival, has announced that he is stepping down and looking for someone with vision and creative energy to take the company and the festival forward.

Britain’s Got Talent winner Jon Courtenay is returning to his home county for two gigs at Trinity Park next month just weeks after the eyes of the nation were on him in the final of the talent show.

Despite a lifeline of £950,000 being awarded to Britten Pears Arts at Snape as part of the government’s Cultural Recovery programme, the charity may be forced to lose up to 15 jobs as part of a staff restructure.

Britain’s Got Talent winner Jon Courtenay is coming home. The Ipswich-born comedian and musician Jon Courtenay is the first ever Golden Buzzer act to win Britain’s Got Talent and he will be back in town performing at the Ipswich Corn Exchange in September 2021.

A sea rescue by crews from Walton and Frinton RNLI and Harwich RNLI will feature in tonight’s episode of the popular BBC show Saving Lives at Sea.

There’s so much talent in our region. After Jon Courtenay’s BGT triumph, we’re looking back at others who have hit the reality TV spotlight.

Suffolk’s leading arts organisations have been thrown a £3.8million lifeline by the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund which should, hopefully, help them remain solvent until the early new year.

The Orford-based author’s Susan Ryeland series is also in the process of being turned into a television show.

Popular Ipswich pub The Kingfisher is helping to beat social isolation in the wake of lockdown, by joining the Meet Up Mondays network.

Spooky events for Halloween are being planned around Mistley and Manningtree - one-time home of the infamous Witchfinder General.

Looking for fun things to do this autumn? A number of museums around the area have reopened, and some have special events and exhibits, ranging from Star Wars to a famous Turner painting.

For more than 50 years Pat Church has been the face of cinema in Bury St Edmunds. As the town’s Abbeygate Cinema does its best to fight the effects of Covid, Pat Church talks about his continued passion for the moving image

A comedy pianist from Suffolk will be performing in the Britain’s Got Talent final tomorrow night in the hopes of winning a quarter of a million pounds.

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