Performance artist Catherine Hoffmann brings her latest show, Free Lunch with the StenchWench, to Colchester Arts Centre tonight. Described as a humiliating scrap with growing up skint in flat broke Britain, she talks about the “shame of lack”.
This year’s Ink Festival sees celebrated novelist Esther Freud make her playwrighting debut. She, and director Helen Atkinson Wood, reveal more while professional theatre critic Libby Purves offers advice on how to get your new play noticed.
Celebrity chef and father-of-three Gino D’Acampo, heading to the Ipswich Regent with his new tour, says other parents should follow his example and ban phones at the dinner table. He has the Pope’s agreement.
The Importance of Being Earnest is the most renowned of Oscar Wilde’s comedies and here writer and director Joanna Carrick tells us about her adaptation being performed by The Red Rose Chain next from March 21.
Mike Rutherford plays the Ipswich Regent tomorrow with Mike and The Mechanics. He talks about being forced to playing guitar in secret growing up, his relationship with his father and why he loves Framlingham superstar Ed Sheeran.