Walking in the footsteps of the Brontës

Jane Eyre is here in Norwich this week, a stunning new production which comes to us from the National Theatre. To celebrate this new version of a Bronte classic, Judy Foster takes a look at […]

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The Bronte timeline

Born in West Yorkshire on 21 April 1816, Charlotte Bronte would grow up to become one of the best-loved writers in the English language, and her books remain popular to this day. Tonight, a stunning […]

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8 Things you learn from reading Jane Eyre

A new production of Jane Eyre comes to us this July, shining a light on Charlotte Bronte’s much-loved novel. To get us ready, we asked Sue Newby, learning officer at The Bronte Parsonage Museum, to pick […]

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Jane Walsh – Preview of Jane Eyre

Jane Walsh, programming manager here at Norwich Theatre Royal, went along to see the UK tour of Jane Eyre ahead of the show’s visit to Norwich (17-22 July). She gave us her reaction:   I’ve […]

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Louise Jameson & Dean Smith – Actor Q&A

The Miss Marple mysteries have long attracted starry casts, with celebrities queuing up to leave audiences scratching their heads at an Agatha Christie whodunit. That’s true of A Murder Is Announced, here at the Theatre […]

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Funny Girl The Musical – Four of our Favourites

  Funny Girl, the story of Fanny Brice’s rise from Brooklyn music hall to Broadway stardom, is here from 26 June. It’s a show defined by its iconic score (including a few numbers originally performed […]

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Solomon Joseph reviews The Curious Incident

This August, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time returns to Norwich Theatre Royal. Solomon Joseph, who took part in the Arts Award Club at Stage Two, came along to see the show […]

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Q&A with director Paul Hart

Paul Hart, Artistic Director of the Watermill Theatre, is currently touring the country (and abroad) with his unique and imaginative take on a pair of Shakespeare favourites. This week, Twelfth Night and Romeo & Juliet […]

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Interview with actor-musician Jamie Satterthwaite

The Watermill Theatre are here this week with their unique take on Shakespeare, and we spoke to cast member (and actor-musician) Jamie Satterthwaite. Jamie has acted in onstage in everything from The Duchess of Malfi […]

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Re-imagining the Brontes – five of our favourites

A new version of Jane Eyre comes to the Theatre Royal this July, one described by the Daily Mail as “theatre at its most imaginative.” Incorporating physical theatre, music and movement, it re-imagines Charlotte Bronte’s […]

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