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Friday, November 16, 2018

From rambling stories about dispensing sockfulls of change into an ATM to regaling the vagaries of living with a jazz musician, Irish funnyman David O’Doherty’s latest bonkers brand of comedy proved a hit.

Friday, November 16, 2018

With the Christmas season now almost upon us, our theatres are dusting down their stock of bad jokes, readying themselves for two months of festive fun. Arts editor Andrew Clarke casts an eye over the pantomimes seeking to entertain us this year

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Gym goers of Ipswich are invited to a free workout with exotic-dancers The Dreamboys to raise money for Children in Need.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

There’s something special about a well-performed pantomime. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to Karen Simpson, from Bury Theatre Royal, about what makes this great theatrical tradition so successful

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

When you watch a comedian like Ross Noble, you’ve got to expect the unexpected.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Acting legend Sir Ian McKellen is touring the region next celebrating his 80th birthday and raising money for regional theatre. Arts editor Andrew Clarke finds out more about this ‘must-see’ event

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Ipswich boy and Strictly Come Dancing favourite Robin Windsor explains how wanting to finish at the top of his game and the lure of a permanent natural tan convinced him to waltz into the sunset.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Within minutes of this witty and revealing play starting, you can see what attracted Private Eye’s Ian Hislop and Nick Newman, to write this extraordinary piece of professional biography.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Catching up with the Dreamboys on tour before their Ipswich and Kings Lynn dates, Lynne Mortimer asked them a couple of pertinent questions... oh, and a few frivolous ones too

Art & books

28 minutes ago

The American artist Kimberly Godfrey describes her flourishing art career as a ‘happy accident’, because none of it was really planned.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Three budding photographers have been presented with prizes after taking part in a housing association’s competition to celebrate East Anglia’s wildlife and landscapes.

Friday, November 9, 2018

This huge image of a horse, spanning more than 200 metres, has appeared in a secluded field on the Norfolk-Suffolk to remember the role that animals played in the First World War.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Rodin’s The Kiss, rare nudes by John Constable along with work by Maggi Hambling and Henry Moore will make Ipswich one of the country’s leading art centres this autumn. Arts editor Andrew Clarke previews a groundbreaking new exhibition

Thursday, November 1, 2018

We’ve all seen the harrowing images of London and other big UK cities in the Second World War, and the devastation inflicted by enemy bombing raids.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Dad Lee Harris is concerned – and is doing something about it. (But was Kirstie Allsopp right to smash up her children’s iPads?)

Thursday, November 1, 2018

One of Britain’s best loved novelists is coming to the county this autumn to celebrate the release of The Sentence is Death.

TV & films

48 minutes ago

Kate Silverton became the latest casualty of the ballroom, but Strictly Come Dancing’s trip to Blackpool delivered all the garish glamour it promised - and the first 40 of the series for Ashley Roberts.

24 minutes ago

Take a look at our review of The Ballard of Buster Scruggs which is in select cinemas and on Netflix.

Yesterday, 10:18

With the release of JK Rowling’s new Fantastic Beasts movie, we return to the magical world of Harry Potter. Arts editor Andrew Clarke is impressed with how well the new story meshes with the previous installments

Saturday, November 17, 2018

To some, an adaptation of Lynda La Plante’s 1980s ITV television crime drama, based on the author and screenwriter’s novel of the same name, may not be the most obvious project for Turner Prize and Oscar winning artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

John F Kennedy remains a towering figure in world history and is without doubt Hollywood’s favourite President. He had the looks, the charisma, the speeches and best of all a dramatic exit. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at his story on the big screen

Thursday, November 15, 2018

We look back over past John Lewis’s previous Christmas television advertisements and give you the chance to vote for your own favourite. Will Sir Elton get your vote or is your heart melted by Buster the Boxer?

Thursday, November 15, 2018

It’s the second time that John Lewis has used Your Song in its Christmas campaign, but this time the store has gone straight to source and employed Sir Elton. But is it Christmassy enough? Let me sit on the roof, kick off the moss and let you know.

Music

Friday, November 16, 2018

Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran has admitted he has no immediate plans to release an album and will go on his second year-long blackout once his tour finishes as he spoke out about his mental health battles.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Fresh from his summer tour with Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band, Graham Gouldman lined up with four other superb musicians as art rock outfit 10cc took to the stage in front of a sell out crowd.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Maximum R&B with The Manfreds and Georgie Fame at Ipswich Regent, Tuesday night.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

The Australian Pink Floyd Show at Ipswich Regent on Friday night.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

After a break from the limelight Mysterious Girl hitmaker Peter Andre is preparing to go on yet another UK tour. Here he explains why his new music is just the “beginning” of something much, much bigger.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

An exclusive collection of music and memorabilia from Suffolk pop superstar Ed Sheeran is to go under the hammer at the weekend.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Get ready to rock as the first act performing at Thetford Forest next summer has been revealed.

Days Out

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Don’t leave your New Year’s eve plans until last minute - see what events are happening around Suffolk with our guide.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Ice skating has become a staple tradition for many families at Christmas and pop-up ice rinks are set to appear everywhere from Felixstowe, where skating is free, to Newmarket.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Table tennis, jamaoke sessions and a ‘Quizzee Rascal Wednesday’ are all on offer at new Waterfront bar Wiff Waff opening tonight (Friday).

Friday, November 16, 2018

Former BBC Breakfast presenter Bill Turnbull will make a special appearance at an upcoming Christmas Food Fayre in Suffolk.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Father Christmas will be making special guest appearances in Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and at Stonham Barns but which grotto will you be visiting?

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Towns and villages across the region are set to mark of the centenary of the Armistice. Here are details of some of the main events being held in memory of the end of the First World War.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Looking for some seasonal sparkle? Here are some of the places you can see Christmas lights switched on this year.

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