Chance meeting brought Educating Rita back to the stage

A chance meeting and a mutual love of Educating Rita was the spark for the major new production of the acclaimed Willy Russell play on the Theatre Royal stage from Monday. Jessica Johnson plays Susan […]

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Ben Cullingworth Talks Let It Be

The music of the Fab Four is celebrated in the global stage hit Let It Be which takes to the stage at Norwich Theatre Royal on June 17-22. Ben Cullingworth, who performs as Ringo Starr […]

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Magical first ballet for little ones

Ever-popular visitors to Norwich, Northern Ballet returns to the Theatre Royal stage on May 20 with a children’s ballet, ideal for introducing little ones to live ballet, music and theatre. A purr-fect family treat, its […]

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James Conway on ‘three really good nights out’

As the stage is set for English Touring Opera’s trio of productions next week – Rossini’s Elizabeth I, Verdi’s Macbeth and Mozart’s Idomeneo – we catch up with James Conway, director general of ETO, to […]

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Exploring what happens to an online legacy

It’s the moment of your death. There’s a magic button. Do you delete your entire online legacy? Or do you keep it – and leave the choice for someone else? Would you delete your online […]

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Mildred’s mishaps set to entertain in The Worst Witch

Long before Harry Potter there was Mildred Hubble, an ordinary girl who found herself in an extraordinary place – a school for witches. Now in her final year, accident-prone Mildred and her fellow pupils are […]

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Choreographer Rosie Kay puts frontline soldiering centre stage with 10 SOLDIERS

A decade ago, renowned choreographer Rosie Kay gained an attachment with The British Army. Her mission was to create a performance piece that communicated the experiences of young soldiers through dance. Ten years on, Kay […]

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Theatre’s green initiative with Swan Lake

As Matthew Bourne’s iconic Swan Lake ballet is busy making a splash with audiences this week, behind the scenes there is a green initiative going on which aims to encourage environmentally-friendly thinking within the UK’s […]

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Banff Mountain Film Festival: The Adversity of Nature

We have always contemplated stories centered around the limits of man, enforced by the boundaries of nature. Moses parted the waves of the Red Sea in the Bible, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s stories of a family […]

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Would You Take Wonder – Drug That Stops Ageing?

This dilemma is at the heart of a play opening at Norwich Theatre Royal’s Stage Two from March 7-9. If a new wonder-drug is created to reverse the curse of ageing, would you take it? […]

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