Purple Rain - A Celebration of Prince plays Ipswich Corn Exchange tonight and Southend’s Cliffs Pavilion on November 8. I spoke to the nine-piece band’s frontman and founder Jimi Love who was born in Harlow and grew up near Ipswich.
Graham Seed talks about his role in the stage version of Ealing Studios classic The Ladykillers, currently on at Ipswich’s New Wolsey Theatre, and being dropped (literally) from The Archers. Spoilers ahead.
The Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich the Rt Rev Martin Seeley talks about inheriting his love of the sea from his naval father, the challenges of rural parishes and his admiration for the region’s farmers.
Adventurer Ray Mears wonders whether wildlife documentaries are working when it comes to inspiring the next generation of conservationists and how Lyme Disease threatened to end his career ahead of his East Anglian shows.