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New technology has always helped theatre companies expand their horizons. The arrival of the Coronavirus lockdown has made companies become even more inventive. Producer Matthew Linley explains how one production left the stage and became an audio drama.

Smash hit show What’s Love Got To Do With It? has rescheduled its date at the Ipswich Regent.

Some of the nation’s leading artists join forces with Colchester gallery Firstsite to battle stay at home boredom and keep Britain creative during the ongoing Coronavirus lockdown.

The Aldeburgh Festival has been cancelled because of coronavirus, the first time in its 72 year history it has not gone ahead.

The swift arrival of the Coronavirus and the subsequent lockdown has thrown the county’s festivals, theatres and arts events into total disarray. Here’s a run-down of what’s on and what’s off.

There’s an old Hollywood adage that goes: “Without a script, you haven’t got a movie.” Although, there have been several directors and producers that have tried to put the truth of that saying to the test over the years (The Fast and Furious films?) it is generally agreed that the foundations of every great film lies with a first class script.

Music is very good for well-being, both physically and mentally. A good tune boosts feelings of happiness and a dance around the kitchen helps to keep you fit. We have compiled a list of feelgood songs to help make our weeks of confinement seem less torturous

Banish those feeling of isolation with this feelgood comedy about a big budget Hollywood blockbuster coming to town and finding out that their perfect location may not be as advertised

Celebrities like Norfolk-born pianist Myleene Klass are helping keep families fit, healthy and entertained as we grabble with home schooling during Coronavirus lockdown. Here are some of the best celebrity webcasts to keep boredom at bay

Banish those feelings of being trapped and isolated with this beautifully shot exploration of nature in all its untamed glory

As many parents are trying to home school their children during the Coronavirus isolation staff and students at West Suffolk College have decided they are able to step in and offer some ‘Animal Magic’ to those home school lessons.

With the nation shuttered away in our homes, Disney have chosen the right moment to launch Disney Plus, their new streaming service, which may help signal the end of the traditional cinema experience

Banish that downbeat feeling brought on by isolation with our feast of fun, feelgood films. Today’s selection is a modern classic bursting with energy and lots of great music

As the effects of social distancing begin to bite, here is a simple but effective way audiences can make sure that their favourite theatres or arts venues will still be around when this current health crisis is over. By refusing a ticket refund, people can throw a much needed lifeline to a beleaguered arts community

Welcome to our Feelgood Film Festival. It’s our antidote to the prospect of months of mind-numbing daytime TV. It’s a chance to catch up on some wonderful, half-remembered films (both old and new) which will hopefully enrich our days in isolation.

With virtually all theatres dark because of the Coronavirus outbreak, one of Suffolk’s newest venues has come up with a novel idea to keep actors and performers employed and audiences entertained with a bit of help from modern technology.

Roy Hudd was a man who lived for the theatre. He was an actor, a writer, a stand-up comedian and one of the nation’s leading experts on the music hall. Here we look back at the best interviews he gave to the EADT

This year’s Hadleigh Show has been cancelled because of the Coronavirus outbreak. Organisers say that the event which was to have taken place on May 16th has now been postponed until 2021.

The swift rise of the Coronavirus outbreak, the ease of transmission and the potential harmful effects have left the theatre and arts industry reeling.

Former Strictly Come Dancing champion Kevin Clifton is coming to the Ipswich Regent to star in Baz Luhrmann’s smash hit West End show Strictly Ballroom The Musical.

Suffolk-based comedian, actor, writer and music hall expert Roy Hudd has died after a short illness.

With Easter on the horizon, and hopefully sunnier weather on the way, it will soon be time to invite friends over for the long bank holiday weekends. Here’s a a list of the very best that Suffolk has to offer. By Andrew Clarke

As World War II loomed, authors George Orwell and Arthur Ransome were both in the vacinity of Southwold. Did the two political activists meet up? Eastern Angles writer Ivan Cutting believes it was highly likely and has penned a play about the fateful encounter

Suffolk promoter John Hessenthaler is putting the heart of Suffolk on the entertainment map with a ‘Big Top’ Festival in historic Lavenham this summer.

Review: A Little Space, by Gecko and Mind the Gap, New Wolsey Theatre, until March 11 2020

Suffolk has rich culture and heritage which is celebrated through a series of popular family friendly eventrs throughout the year. Here’s our guide to the diverse array of attractions which should keep everyone entertained over the next 10 months

The Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, have announced they are entering an exciting new chapter, following the appointment of a new artistic director who will follow in the footsteps of Karen Simpson who tragically died of cancer earlier this year.

Holby’s Joe McFadden showed a different side to his performing talents when he won Strictly Come Dancing, now he’s testing himself further by starring in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at the Ipswich Regent. Here he talks about trying to avoid being type cast

Britain’s Got Talent favourites Diversity are back out on the road and they are bringing their biggest ever show to the Ipswich Regent.

Families are invited to stay over at one of Europe’s largest Norman castle keeps in East Anglia.

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