September 22 2014 Latest news:
Poet Hannah Walker and writer Chris Thorpe explore the impact on our lives of mobile phones in I Wish I was Lonely, the latest stage production of To Kill A Mockingbird revisits the book in a new and original way, folk legends Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick return, Ruth Madoc and Ian Lavender star in a tender one-act play and violinist Tasmin Little opens Fressingfield Music Festival. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.
Bridget Christie, who only the third woman to win the Edinburgh Fringe’s top comedy award, arrives on the back of an award-strewn year, Beccles hosts a Jazz Weekend, Norfolk Winds perform a fascinating programme of compositions, comedian, Rory McGrath and composer Philip Pope visit for an evening of comedy and song, Throwing Muses and reunited with Tanya Donelly. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.
Norwich singer-songwriter Malaya Blue is preparing to take centre stage in her home city when she supports British Blues star Jo Harman this weekend.
A Norfolk youth choir is looking for new members who could have the opportunity to perform in a hit musical at Norwich Theatre Royal.
So this could be awkward: Bridget Christie is a woman and a feminist. We know this because she tells us, repeatedly. I’m a male journalist - and a target for a reasonable chunk of her material.
The end of summer need not be a source of gloom. This week has plenty of comedy nights. Simon Parkin picks some to keep a smile on your face,
The search is on for talented buskers to perform at two evenings of alfresco fun as Great Yarmouth gears up to host its annual food festival.
We all know that there’s no such thing as a free lunch – but writing about South Norfolk’s fantastic produce seems a small price to pay for having eaten like royalty at a new event designed to bring the cream of the crop from the region’s producers to the marketplace.
When Lynsey Rush first stepped into the Canary and Linnet, it was love at first sight – and she was determined to give the pub the attention she felt it deserved.
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A celebration of flop shows from Broadway and the West End is heading to North Walsham.
A Norwich school is celebrating a £12,500 boost thanks to champion fundraising efforts co-ordinated by the grandfather of two pupils at the school.
A Norfolk-based author has been named in the shortlist of one of the most prestigious prizes for British short fiction.