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Andrew Clarke

Long-serving managers of Aldeburgh cinema celebrate the venue's role at the heart of the coastal town's cultural life

Doris Day was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood with a string of hit singles and hugely popular romantic comedies to her name. Following her death this week at the age of 97 we take a look at the films which made her famous

Everyone is being invited to play an active part in this year's Harwich Festival. "You are just a drop in the ocean, but the ocean is made up of thousands of drops."

Fans of food and crime dramas can start plotting their perfect evening out as Suffolk New College will be hosting their first ever murder mystery evening.

Lenny Henry has been making the nation laugh in various guises since the mid-1970s and now he will be offering audiences a chance to peek behind the comic curtain when he brings his new autobiographical show Who Am I, Again?: An Evening with Lenny Henry to the Ipswich Regent in November.

The world renowned designer-turned-sculptor's exhibition at Gainsborough's House features the likes of Helena Bonham Carter, Anna Wintour and Dame Judi Dench.

There's a bewildering array of talent offering to entertain us in Bury Festival 2019. We have asked artistic director Nick Wells to guide us through his top picks for a rich, diverse Festival experience

The original Star Wars films are still the multi-layered gold standard which all new Star wars films must be measured. Sadly, for some the new films fall far short of the mark

Hollywood loves a charismatic action hero, someone who looks good in a fight and can deliver a smart quip. But, 2019 looks to be a year of major change for the Hollywood blockbuster but will it be a change for the better?

The life and work of Oscar Wilde remains a source of fascination. Now a new play is coming to Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, The Trials of Oscar Wilde, which has been co-written by the great playwright's own grandson, Merlin Holland.

Suffolk-based contemporary painter Ania Hobson, winner of the Young Artist Award at last year's BP Portrait Awards at the National Portrait Gallery, has been invited to exhibit at this year's Venice Bienniale - one of the biggest art fairs in the world.

He's performed alongside Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris and the Everly Brothers and has frequently been described as the guitarists guitarist, so the people of Suffolk have an opportunity to see guitar-playing royalty in action when Albert Lee comes to The Apex at the end of May, as part of his 75th birthday tour.

Queen Victoria has cast a long shadow over the histiry of Britain and it is not surprising she has been portrayed on screen more than any other monarch but who makes the best Queen Vic? We take a look at films featuring Anna Neagle, Judi Dench, Emily Blunt, even Peter Sellers

Wes Anderson is a film-maker with a distinctive style. He manages to navigate both mainstream Hollywood and the world of independent cinema. As he marks his 50th birthday we take a look at his eclectic career

Review: Grandma Saves The Day: A Musical featuring The Giles Family, by Phil Willmott, New Wolsey Theatre, until May 18

Writers, artists, publishers and television stars like Sandi Toksvig, Konnie Huq and Killing Eve author Luke Jennings will be creating a new writing festival in Suffolk this summer. We take a look at the diverse line-up

As the days get warmer, the bank holidays more frequent, it can only mean we are heading into beer festival season.

Ipswich-based arts performer and founding director of The Spill Festival Robert Pacitti has been appointed the first patron of Outreach Youth.

Tickets are selling fast for the fourth Ipswich Jazz Festival to be held from June 21-23. Have you bought yours yet?

This autumn, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is having a birthday celebration to outdo all other birthday bashes. Star names nestle alongside classic drama, comic-romance, brain-taxing whodunnits and edge of the seat thrillers in a season to celebrate the breadth of work staged at Bury's Regency theatre.

Review: An Honest Gentleman, by Cordelia Spence and Tim Lane, Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company, on tour until May 24.

West End musical hit Avenue Q arrives at the Ipswich Regent and brings with it a sharp, satirical wit. We speak to puppet consultant Nigel Plaskitt about bringing his experience with The Muppets and Spitting Image to Avenue Q

Leading Suffolk soprano Laura Wright will be hosting a special concert as part of Framlingham's Festival of Flowers which will also offer an opportunity to win tickets to Ed Sheeran's Ipswich concert in August.

The New Wolsey Theatre enjoys coming up with shows with a local flavour. We take a look at how they are taking Carl Giles' creations from the page to the stage for a brand new musical with an 1980s flavour

Review: The 39 Steps, adapted by Patrick Barlow, New Wolsey Young Company, New Wolsey Studio, until May 4

Multi award-winning master of mind control and psychological illusion, Derren Brown, is heading out on tour and returning to the Ipswich Regent after an absence of five years.

Ten years ago the Ipswich Waterfront gained an iconic building, the Jerwood DanceHouse. We teased out of artistic director Brendan Keaney the first details of the anniversary gala featuring the Royal Ballet

Shakespeare is synonymous with Stratford Upon Avon and The Globe theatre but as an actor he was frequently on tour and research has unearthed records of his visits to Suffolk

Bob Dylan sang: 'The Times They Are-A-Changin' and that is certainly true of digital technology but for book lovers, music and film enthusiasts, it seems that life on a 'cloud' is not always for the better

The New Wolsey has announced its autumn season. It contains a classic knock-about farce, a new musical, a mystery which features Agatha Christie, a gripping World War II drama and a new play about dangerous prejudice in a small community

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