The New Wolsey Theatre has always been part of the community. For artistic director Peter Rowe, the 40th anniversary of Ipswich Town’s FA Cup win was a perfect opportunity to create an ambitious musical celebration. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to him.
Lincoln City have announced that management duo Danny and Nicky Cowley – who were the early bookies’ favourites for the vacant Ipswich Town job – have signed new contracts at the play-off chasing League Two club until 2022.
Royalty, authors, pop stars, suffragettes, mayors and eccentrics. All these characters and many more are remembered by blue plaques across the region, often installed on their birthplace, home, or somewhere else closely connected with their life.
Mick McCarthy is pleased to see former Ipswich Town youngster Jack Marriott performing so well but insists it was the right decision to let the striker go following a ‘disgraceful’ pre-season prior to his departure.
Barely more than 5ft, I always thought there was a small chance Sir Ken Dodd would hire me as one of his diddymen who work in Knotty Ash’s snuff quarries, black pudding plantations and broken-biscuit repair works.
Arsenal are the glamorous visitors to the West Homes Community Stadium this evening, as Colchester United Under-18s take on their Gunners counterparts in an FA Youth Cup quarter-final tie (kick-off 7pm).
Grange Hill closed its school gates forever 10 years ago but its memory lives on thanks to Generation GH who grew up with the children’s show. On Grange Hill’s 40th birthday, we celebrate 40 facts about the iconic series
Film award shows seem to be losing favour with audiences. Arts editor Andrew Clarke wonders whether its because the audience for movies is changing and the Oscars and BAFTAs are reacting by rewarding the wrong films.