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Have you ever wished that you were born early enough to have been part of Bobby Robson’s FA Cup winning side in May 1978? Well you don’t have to jump aboard the TARDIS or fall through a wormhole in time, you can just audition to take part in a new dance-led reconstruction of Ipswich Town’s history-making victory at Wembley.

Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

Suffolk’s Elveden Hall, near Bury St Edmunds, has a long relationship with the big screen including Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut. Now it is gracing our cinema screens again in Ridley Scott’s All The Money In The World.

As the film industry’s awards season gets under way, Arts editor Andrew Clarke believes that the Time’s Up campaign has provided a sharp reality check in the world of make believe

Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

When it comes to Christmas shows, the team of Pat Whymark and Julian Harries have form – good form. They started their partnership writing and performing in the Eastern Angles Christmas shows and have now struck out on their own.

There was a time when Oscar-winners were also crowd-pleasers. As the Golden Globe nominees are announced Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at how the box office no longer mirrors the trophy cabinet

This year was a year of contrasts and contradictions at the cinema. The headlines were made by what was happening off screen rather than what was on it. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at 2017 and asks what will go down in the history books?

The New Wolsey Theatre has announced its spring season featuring Our Blue Heaven, its musical celebration of Ipswich Town’s FA Cup win. Arts editor Andrew Clarke talks to artistic director Peter Rowe about his need for a community company.

Colchester’s Mercury Theatre has gained approval from The Arts Council for its £8.7 m redevelopment project which could start work next spring. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at the project

Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

Eastern Angles Christmas show has a reputation for creating affectionate spoofs of cultural classics. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to producer Tim Bell about having fun with The Ladykillers.

Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

DanceEast commissioned a real Christmas treat from choreographer Jane Hackett when they asked her to develop her idea of turning Mary Norton’s much-loved children’s novel The Borrowers into a dance-theatre production.

The Ladykillers is one of British cinema’s golden classics – an Ealing comedy that appears to be rosy on the outside but as soon as you dig beneath the surface its humour is as black as coal. This Christmas Eastern Angles and Shanty Theatre have decided to give this dark caper movie a modern and a local make-over.

Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

A great panto starts from the moment the audience enters the auditorium and starts looking at the set laid out before it. Arts editor Andrew Clarke talks to designer David Shields about the art of creating a larger-than-life panto world

DanceEast is staging the premiere of a new dance-theatre production of the children’s classic The Borrowers. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to director Jane Hackett about putting dancers in the middle of an animated world

The Colchester Mercury clearly know that they have got a pair of panto superstars in the infectiously funny Dale Superville and Dame Antony Stuart-Hicks and have harnessed their talent for comic mayhem for another Yuletide adventure.

Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

Dodgy-looking characters sporting bizarre hairstyles, outrageous clothes and delivering an unending stream of bad jokes can only mean one thing... that panto season is upon us. This is our guide to the professional pantomimes coming our way during this Christmas.

Film posters were once regarded as great works of modern art. Today they are simply inter-changable marketing tools. Arts editor Andrew Clarke mourns the passing of an evocative aspect of being a film fan.

East Anglian artist Mary Gundry loves painting people and her painting of farmworkers working in a field has just been selected for a prestigious national exhibition. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to her about the timeless nature of art.

The New Wolsey’s rock’n’roll panto is the joyous annual treat that tells us that Christmas is just around the corner. It’s a unique mixture of silliness, saucy humour and the most amazing collection of rock and pop anthems performed live on stage by a collection of seriously talented actor-musicians.

Digital technology has completely transformed our lives. The arts have really embraced the creative possibilities but sometimes technology can ruin an evening out. Arts editor Andrew Clarke relives the highs and lows of a recent trip to a London show

Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

The New Wolsey’s rock’n’roll panto has become a Christmas institution over the past 16 years. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to writer-director Peter Rowe about the process of blending madcap humour with some classic songs

The Anna Airy exhibition, staged by the Ipswich Art Society, and held at the University of Suffolk, is one of the highlights of the cultural calendar. Its a showcase for bright young talent and once again arts editor Andrew Clarke is dazzled by the work on display

Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

Star Wars has become a welcome cash cow for the cinema industry. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke worries that the announcement of a yet another new trilogy will undermine the quality of this culturally important film series

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