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Wayne Savage

Feature writer for the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star. Also writes pieces for Suffolk magazine, Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News.

Cards on the table, Oliver is my second least favourite musical ever; but if anybody could convert me it’s John Hales, who directed the best version of Little Shop of Horrors I’ve seen.

Nicholas Parsons has had many starring roles during his long career. He spoke about not giving in to old age, always learning and a little quiz show broadcast from Norwich.

Actor Kai Owen talks about returning to the role of Dave in the UK tour of The Full Monty, walking on the dark side for Hollyoaks and whether we’ll ever see the return of Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood.

Manfred Mann frontman Paul Jones talks about why he was happy to hang up his Radio 2 Blues Show mic, why he turned down the Rolling Stones and touring again.

TV impressionist Alistair McGowan brings his new show, mixing his two loves of comedy and classical piano music, to Holt this August. He talks about it, his career and ex-England manager Graham Taylor?

Death defying stunts, breath-taking tricks, cars from some of your favourite films - Festival of Wheels roars into Ipswich for the first time next weekend.

James Acaster is one of several standout stand-ups appearing at this year’s Latitude Festival, returning to Henham Park, July 12-15.

Makeover maestro Gok Wan is on a mission to instill a sense of body confidence in women up and down the country via a series of fashion and style masterclasses.

Latitude organisers have added more big names to this year’s line-up, from Oscar winning filmmaker Asif Kapadia to queen of teen literature Juno Dawson.

Paloma Faith is back and turning her eye on the world around her. The new mum spoke about taking time off to have her first child and why her latest album is about fighting for a better future.

Festival founder Melvin Benn assured families worried about Latitude becoming the first festival arena to sell solely street food that kids will find lots to eat.

Dublin’s finest The Script return to Thetford Forest on June 7. We spoke to the band’s Mark Sheehan.

Legendary broadcaster Danny Baker’s back on the road, sharing stories spanning more than 30 years. He talks about holidaying on the Broads and the joy of being shallow.

Comedian Hal Cruttenden brings his latest show to several East Anglian theatres this year.

Legendary BBC Radio 4 show Gardeners’ Question Time visits Latitude Festival for the first time ever this summer.

Actor, writer, comedian and broadcaster Angus Deayton talks about resurrecting hit series Radio Active without his friend Geoffrey Perkins, modern comedy and life after Leveson.

The Archers’ Tim Bentinck remembers getting up to no good during school holidays in Norfolk, why writing comes easier in the county and laments the loss of rural railways.

Evolutionary biologist, primatologist and broadcaster Dr Ben Garrod - known for TV shows like Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur, Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots, The Day the Dinosaurs Died and Secrets of Bones - shares how growing up in East Anglia sparked his love of nature.

Kiki Dee is a survivor in every sense. The singer-songwriter spoke about her long career ahead of her and musical partner Carmelo Luggeri’s show in Bury St Edmunds tonight.

Latitude has scored another UK festival exclusive, with Belle and Sebastian joining this year’s line-up.

Quiz show QI is leaving the studio for the first time ever for an exclusive Latitude Festival edition.

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