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Yesterday, 17:40

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.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Dozens of students are reflecting on the success of their latest show at the Ormiston Sudbury Academy.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Get ready for it, Take That musical The Band visits the Ipswich Regent next year.

Friday, January 12, 2018

This is the second take on the Ealing comedy classic I’ve seen in recent months and my favourite.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Orchard Players invite you on a magical carpet ride to Peking market where street rat Aladdin’s plans to woo Princess Jasmine are interrupted by the evil Abanazer.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The Ipswich Regent and New Wolsey Theatre have plenty to cheer about, with record-breaking crowds buying pantomime tickets.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

This season’s pantomime at the Princes Theatre in Clacton has become the most successful production ever at the venue – oh yes it has.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The Regal Theatre, in Stowmarket, is celebrating record attendance figures after over 8,300 people visited the complex in the town centre.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Sometimes, just sometimes, a show is so good that it’s difficult to put together a full, professional review as you simply want to shout from the rooftops: “It’s brilliant! Buy tickets!” Such is the case with this joyous production of Hairspray from The Children’s Theatre Company.

Art & books

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A humongous hedgehog housed in Holywells Park last autumn has been given a name by the public as part of an innovative art trail.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The author Francesca Armour-Chelu talks about her freewheeling Suffolk childhood, the strangeness of East Anglia and why she is thrilled her books have got more boys reading.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Suffolk children’s author and stand-up comic James Campbell loves to share his writing skills with schoolchildren in East Anglia and he’s not sure who gets most out of it - them or him - as his new book, The Funny Life Of Pets, is full of their stories.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Internationally acclaimed poet and musician Benjamin Zephaniah, dubbed the people’s laureate, explains why he’s not mellowing with age; quite the opposite in fact.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Anthony Coe of The John Russell Gallery say not that much has changed since Constable and Gainsborough fell in love with our region.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

A Suffolk youth and arts centre has been converted into a “white space” gallery offering young contemporary artists a chance to exhibit in a professional environment – with monitoring from more established names.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Fancy yourself as an arts aficionado? Mark Edwards has put together a quiz that will put that claim to the test.

TV & films

Yesterday, 20:00

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Yesterday, 15:40

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.

Yesterday, 10:02

From Richard Attenborough’s excellent Young Winston (1972) to Jonathan Teplitzky’s Churchill (2017), Winston Churchill has been the subject of countless historical dramas and biopics that have dealt with various stages of the near-mythical figure’s life.

Yesterday, 09:49

The BBC and Netflix are teaming up to bring us a big-budget drama about the Trojan War and the love affair between Paris and Helen later this year - but let’s get excited about it RIGHT NOW. Wooden horses! Battles! Omens! Sandals without socks!

Saturday, January 13, 2018

For a river just over 25 miles long the Deben packs a mighty punch in terms of tranquil beauty, ever changing scenery and astonishing history.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

The new BT ‘Moments’ advertisement shows a mother being video-called on the bus by her husband who wants her to see their baby’s first steps. Couldn’t he have waited so they could have watched her together? Does EVERYTHING need to be immediate?

Friday, January 12, 2018

A law student from Essex joins master matchmaker Paddy McGuinness’ flirty 30 on tomorrow’s Take Me Out.

Music

Yesterday, 18:30

Not many seven-year-old girls can say they feature in their very own music video.

Yesterday, 09:20

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran is at the forefront of a resurgence in UK music sales – which saw 2017 enjoy its fastest rate of growth this millennium.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Sinatra anointed him his heir. He’s released 70 albums, won Grammys and even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Now Jack Jones is visiting the region as part of a tour celebrating turning 80 this weekend.

Friday, January 12, 2018

The line-up for this year’s Aldeburgh Festival has been announced, including the introduction of new £10 tickets for every performance.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Get ready for it, Take That musical The Band visits the Ipswich Regent next year.

Friday, January 12, 2018

It was a unique evening to celebrate the music and history of Ronnie Scott’s and it thrilled a packed auditorium.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Children from Rougham Primary School, Great Finborough Primary School and South Lee School, in Bury St Edmunds, are joining forces with the Stowmarket Chorale for a performance at The Apex, entitled “Zimbe!”

Days Out

Friday, January 12, 2018

It was a unique evening to celebrate the music and history of Ronnie Scott’s and it thrilled a packed auditorium.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Bosses for Ipswich Museum and Christchurch Mansion have been buoyed by latest visitor numbers which revealed footfall for one six-month period in 2017 was up by around 5,000 visits.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Unsure on what to do this weekend? Check out our guide for inspiration, here is what’s happening January 13 and 14.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The launch of the first ever Suffolk Science Festival has taken place in Bury St Edmunds.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Madchester pioneers Happy Mondays will headline this year’s Jimmy’s Festival, we can exclusively reveal.

Friday, January 5, 2018

If your New Years resolution is to get fit or try something new you might want to check out these venues.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

As a journalist, I was rather pleased to see the long line of wannabe reporters outside the Metro-sponsored newsroom at London’s Kidzania.

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