Ipswich Town’s first ever competitive game at Burton Albion has been switched to Good Friday – April 14, 7.45pm – having originally been scheduled for the following afternoon when the Championship fixtures were announced.
It might be the dark clouds that hang following ‘Brexit’ and England’s dismal exit from Euro 2016 that colour the mood, but it was hard not to walk away from Mick McCarthy’s first press conference of the 2016/17 season feeling more than a little underwhelmed.
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he takes inspiration from the underdog success stories at this summer’s European Championships as he prepares for seemingly his toughest task yet at Portman Road.
William Shakespeare was a people-watcher. This is the view held by Suffolk-born theatre giant Sir Trevor Nunn, whose production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream has just opened at Ipswich’s New Wolsey Theatre.
A new Eastern Angles production has been an eye-opener for the cast in terms of how much freedom children used to have in the days of Arthur Ransome. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke visits them on set at The Hush House aircraft hanger at Bentwaters.
One of the joys of watching Shakespeare on stage is the opportunity to marvel at the innovative ways his plays can be re-interpreted. Providing you pay attention to the text then the options would appear to be endless.
Suffolk-born theatre legend Sir Trevor Nunn realises a lifelong ambition when he opens A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the New Wolsey Theatre tonight. In an exclusive interview, he tells arts editor Andrew Clarke about the joys of coming home