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Yesterday, 18:00

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.

Yesterday, 11:34

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

Monday, March 23, 2020

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

Thursday, March 19, 2020

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.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

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

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

A popular Suffolk theatre has closed its doors following Governemnt advice amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

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

Monday, March 16, 2020

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.

Monday, March 16, 2020

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

Art & books

Mon, 18:04

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.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Self-isolating at home because of the coronavirus outbreak is the perfect excuse to burry your nose in a good book – but how well do you know these famous quotes?

Thursday, March 5, 2020

If you’re after a little inspiration this World Book Day, keep on reading for our rundown of our favourite children’s books

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Which book is your all-time favourite? On the eve of World Book Day, our readers and staff have been sharing thoughts about the books which mean the most to them.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

The opening of Dial Lane Books brings a real boost to the town’s high street.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Life on the road, photographing a world-famous superstar like Ed Sheeran, sounds like a lot of fun but Mark Surridge warns students not to be dazzled by the glittering rock’n’roll lifestyle

Friday, February 14, 2020

Theatre and art organisations in Ipswich are celebrating the ‘huge positive impact’ culture has made in the town as figures reveal they delivered more than 5,000 performances and exhibitions over two years.

TV & films

Thursday, March 26, 2020

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.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

How much do you know about Rachel, Ross, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe and Joey? Take part in today’s quarantine quiz to see what you can remember about the popular TV sitcom.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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

Monday, March 23, 2020

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

Friday, March 20, 2020

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.

Music

Mon, 16:01

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

Friday, March 27, 2020

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.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

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

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Two Suffolk music festivals have had to be cancelled because of the coronavirus crisis.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Forthcoming gigs at the Smokehouse venue in Ipswich have been cancelled, as the linked South Street Studios announces a temporary closure because of the coronavirus crisis.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

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

Thursday, March 5, 2020

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

Days Out

Stuck indoors? EJaRt Creative of Suffolk’s ideas can be produced using everyday items you have around the house.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

The lambing season has begun at Suffolk Rural in Otley – but this year minus the crowds.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Mother’s Day will be very different from usual this year for many of us, against the background of the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

A series of farmer-run events in Suffolk – including the Hadleigh Show and the School Farm and Country Fair – have joined the Suffolk Show in being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus crisis.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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.

Monday, March 16, 2020

A charity gala night in memory of a much-loved daughter has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but organisers have vowed fundraising will continue.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Bulldogs and their owners got together for a walk in Ipswich, having fun and helping a good cause.

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