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Nigel Fairs as Chief Inspector Morse in House of Ghosts. Photo: Kellie Colby

Inspector Morse is brought to the stage by a Norwich theatre company, plus dance, theatre, music and an Easter concert, SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.

Eating Out or Eating In

Norwich City of Ale 2015 festival publicans, brewers and supporters raise a glass at the launch in the memeorial gardens, Norwich.Pictured front Dawn Leeder and Phil Cutter Photo: Steve Adams

As the Norwich City of Ale prepares to celebrate its fifth year, a competition is being held to find a name for the new charity beer.

Comedy

Comedian and writer Karl Minns back in Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Fresh from two sell-out stints at the Theatre Royal, Norwich, and the Norwich Playhouse alongside comedy partner Owen Evans, Karl Minns from the Nimmo Twins is back in the city with his new one-man show. STACIA BRIGGS asked Karl about appearing on stage without any back-up, a boy who can set the bed on fire using the power of his dreams and the difficulties of rehearsing on your own.

Matt Tedford in Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Soho

Mirror balls, muscular men in short-cropped jeans, and, er, the Iron Lady? It might not be an obvious combination but this show is an exuberant delight.

Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft

There may have been a plot somewhere deep in Milton Jones’ latest show, but it really didn’t matter.

Reduced Shakespeare Comedy's The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

Talking about comedy is seldom that funny, so aiming for an entertaining history of it was a brave move for the Reduced Shakespeare Comedy.

Luke Wright

Norfolk poet Luke Wright gives a sneak preview of his ambitious new full-length show in Norwich next week. SIMON PARKIN finds out more.

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Theatre

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A community opera group is marking its 25th year with an historic production.

NNF15 - Wolf's Child. Photo: Steve Tanner.

As day turns to dusk a theatrical spell is set to be cast upon the surrounds of one of Norfolk’s historic halls.

Anthony Loftus who is playing Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof at Sheringham Little Theatre.

The heart warming musical tale of Fiddler on the Roof is coming to Sheringham Little Theatre at Easter.

Top Hat stars Alan Burkitt and Charlotte Gooch take afternoon tea in Top Hat style in the Music Room at the Assembly House served by actor John Conroy 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Old-school Hollywood glamour dazzled at Norwich’s Assembly House as stars of the musical Top Hat enjoyed a special afternoon tea to mark the show’s 1,000th performance.

East Norfolk Operatic Society members Glenn Hewitt, Keith Drinkwater, Isobel Rice and Colin Wilson who have to move out of the existing barn where they store and make the sets for their productions.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

From a ship on the high seas to a Japanese village, a Norfolk operatic group has transported its audiences to all sorts of destinations through its clever and imaginative set building.

Music

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Music and merriment are heading to Mundesley this summer as the village announces the line-up for its annual festival.

Europe

Europe perhaps unfairly stigmatised as shallow pop-rock, but the band gets the balance between the classic hits, such as Rock the Night and The Final Countdown, and their newer material just right.

Rehearsals of The Accordion Shop by Cush Jumbo, performed by Norwich Theatre Royal Youth Company at The Garage in March 2015

Young people just want to have fun: that might be a slightly simplistic version of the message behind Cush Jumbo’s The Accordion Shop.

Youngsters from the Arts North Norfolk drama club in colourful saris. Picture: SUBMITTED

A taste of India will fill a town arts hub in a series of creative events this weekend.

Dancers from the Vienna Festival Ballet, which is coming to Cromer Pier. Picture: SUBMITTED

Beloved ballet movements will be performed at an end-of-the-pier theatre to celebrate 35 years of a touring dance company.