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08:22

Kevin Kennedy will forever be best known as Coronation Street’s loveable loser Curly Watts, but he is also a stage star. His latest role is an all-star musical version of Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends, which allows him to rekindle his love of this region.

09:00

Fresh from being ravaged by hunger and sand-flies on Channel 4’s Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls, Shazia Mirza returns with a show about lies and truth - or are they the same thing these days?

Yesterday, 10:45

The 80s are officially back, with Fame The Musical coming to the Ipswich Regent later this year.

Thu, 16:18

The cast of new musical An Officer and a Gentleman has been revealed, featuring top West End talent.

Thu, 15:23

Taj Mahal chef Sayid swaps the kitchen for the stage in The Chef Show, part of PULSE presents.

Tue, 22:41

Crazy for You at the Ipswich Regent, all week until Saturday.

Tue, 11:29

Energetic and intense, dynamic and diverse; it’s a fast paced musical and lyrical journey for Teddy and his young girlfriend Josie.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

They say never work with children or animals but Norwell Lapley Productions do both very well in bringing Rod Campbell’s timeless children’s book Dear Zoo to life on stage, writes MICHAEL STEWARD.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Known best perhaps for playing Brookside’s Lindsey Corkhill, Claire Sweeney’s causing just as much trouble as bridezilla Irene in the classic musical Crazy For You, at the Ipswich Regent from Tuesday.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Ria Jones was destined to play Sunset Boulevard diva Norma Desmond. She speaks about the latest UK tour, coming to Ipswich in March; our obsession with fame and the lack of meaty stage roles for women over 50.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Alan Bennett’s comedy Kafka’s Dick will be the first production of the year from Sudbury Dramatic Society at the town’s Quay Theatre.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Sixty acts across 15 venues ... that’s the scale of this year’s Bury St Edmunds Festival which is set to attract thousands of people to the town during the Spring.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Stopgap Dance Company has a reputation of offering opportunities for disabled dancers to perform before mainstream audiences. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to experienced dancer David Toole about performing in this new dance-drama

Friday, February 16, 2018

The first thing I can say is that it is safe to say the Jason has won a new fan.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Mega-musical Chicago is heading back to the West End and Suffolk stage star Ruthie Henshall is heading back into the spotlight with it and in the process becoming the first actress to play three leading roles in the same London show.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

In this one man show, actor and writer Michael Angus Clarke takes us on a journey from Zimbabwe to East Anglia courtesy of the beautiful game.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Laughter, mystery and intrigue are promised at four village halls in Suffolk with the Theatre Royal’s Murder At... performances.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Timeless children’s classic book Dear Zoo makes its stage premiere at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds this weekend.

Monday, February 12, 2018

We all get to go to the ball thanks to the New Wolsey Theatre, which has chosen Cinderella for this year’s rock ‘n’ roll pantomime.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

“Will the ballet shoe fit?” was the question on Friday, as The Russian State Ballet of Siberia returned, for their second night at the Ipswich Regent.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Review: The Nutcracker, Russian State Ballet of Siberia, Regent Theatre, Ipswich, February 9

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Review: Snow Maiden, Russian State Ballet of Siberia at the Regent Theatre, Ipswich

Thursday, February 8, 2018

This new play, written and directed by Lowestoft theatre stalwart John Hales, opens against the backdrop of the England vs Sweden football match in 2006. A British muslim and Doctor, Imad is taken hostage by four white English extremists. They don’t align themselves to any far right group in particular, infact they think they are being un-ideological.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The Ipswich Hotel, Copdock, is hosting a ball in aid of Jim Davidson’s charity Care After Combat.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

From musings on the merits of hillwalking to detailed build-ups of why his children could have been electrocuted, comedian Ed Byrne’s particular comic muse is well outside the remit of most funny men and women on the circuit.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The junior members of the Children’s Theatre Company Ipswich are off to see the Wizard of Oz.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Dickens’ classic “Great Expectations” is to be staged at the Theatre Royal, in Bury St Edmunds, next month.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Iconic old buildings in Sudbury, many of them lost and now just a memory, are to feature in a show at the Quay Theatre, this coming weekend.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Poldark fans will get the chance to grill the BBC series’ makers at an INK Festival fundraiser.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

There are some great West End musicals waiting in the wings to entertain us over the coming months. We look at the line-up.

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