10 questions with... Norwich panto star Joe Press

Joe Press, a member of the Sleeping Beauty panto ensemble at Norwich Theatre Royal takes on our 10 q

Joe Press, a member of the Sleeping Beauty panto ensemble at Norwich Theatre Royal takes on our 10 questions. Photo: Norwich Theatre Royal - Credit: NTR

Each week we put a Norwich resident in the hot seat and ask them 10 questions about themselves. This week we spoke with Joe Press who joins the Ensemble in Norwich Theatre Royal's festive pantomime – which this year is Sleeping Beauty. Joe, He started his training at the BRIT School before graduating from Laine Theatre Arts.

Describe Norwich in three words…

Quaint, unique, historic.

If you were stranded on a deserted island with three people, who would you want them to be?

Judi Dench, Daniel Radcliffe and Kenneth Branagh.

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If you could be anyone else who would you be?

Peter Pan!

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How would you spend a perfect weekend in Norwich?

A day by the Broads or exploring a seaside town and then a Sunday Brunch complete with a wander around the city.

Would you rather spend a night in front of the TV or a night out in the city?

A night in with the family and a takeaway over anything. But a night at the theatre in Norwich is always a good choice!

What's your mantra in life?

What's meant for you won't go past you.

Which song defines your life?

Right now I definitely haven't found that, but a good musical theatre cast recording can replace my life sometimes.

What's your biggest fear?

I'm not one to actually hold fears. But I'm rather claustrophobic.

Which one thing could you never be without?


What would you do if you won the lottery?

Go to New York an Invest in a Theatre.

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