Mark Watson is at the Norwich Playhouse tonight with the preview of his new show.

Here is a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich tonight.

Dave Gorman performs at the Norwich Playhouse on January 18th to 20th

Some top comedians are coming to our region in January. Here’s ten of the best who’ll help you laugh away the January blues.

Tom Gaskin who is host of this year's Hippodrome Christmas Spectacular alongside regular host Jack Jay. 

Picture: James Bass

Tom Gaskin may have an international career as a supermodel for some of the world’s biggest fashion houses, but he’s happiest at home and on stage doing what he loves best: juggling and making people laugh. Stacia Briggs spoke to Tom about the balancing act between runway and ring and being paid to kick Harry Potter.

Ruby Wax. Photo: Steve Ullathorne.

Comedian and actress Ruby Wax is set to make a special appearance in Norwich to promote her latest 

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

Here’s where you can laugh your way into the festive mood this Christmas.

Film & Cinema

Four things to do in Norwich tonight. Photo: Paul Bayfield.

Here’s a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich tonight.

LightScape: James Turrell at Houghton.
Pictured is First Light - Etchings in Aquatint 1989-90. Photo: Pete Huggins.

Here’s a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich tonight.

Write2screen screenwriting workshop

A workshop helping people on the road to writing for the screen is being held at Sheringham this month.

The Plantation Garden

A pop-up cinema is set to spring up in the Plantation Garden in Norwich next month.

Film pix 4/6/15

Oscar-nominated actress Melissa McCarthy reunites with Bridesmaids writer-director Paul Feig for an action-packed mission, which would leave James Bond decidedly shaken and stirred by its unorthodox approach to 21st-century espionage.

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Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup from BBC's Strictly Come Dancing. Picture: SUBMITTED

For one night only, Cromer Pier’s Pavilion Theatre is inviting dance fans to join Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup from the BBC’s hit show Strictly Come Dancing.

The Good Witches of Oz. Left:  Glinda, the Good Witch of the South (Abi Wills) and the Good Witch of the North (Emily Bower).

The whirlwind adventures of young Dorothy Gale are coming to Aylsham this month, as the Aylsham Players present their production of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Norwich theatre group, The Common Lot, rehearse their roles in the RSC's A Midsummer Night's Dream with a live link to a theatre group in Clapham rehearsing the same parts. Owen Evans who plays Bottom, front, performs to the camera for the live link, with fellow actors from left, Amelia Hursey, Eve Pandolfi, Victoria Stone, Emma Trindall, and Dan Fridd. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

From the small-screen to the stage - a group of Norwich actors taking part in a national Shakespeare production enjoyed a live link-up rehearsal with fellow performers taking part in the project in other parts of the country.

The Battle of Dussin's Dale. 
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In 16th century Norwich Robert Kett led a rebellion of the common people.

Now, more than 460 years later, a theatrical army is being recruited to re-enact that moment in history.

Nancy Nerantzi and Nicholas Bodych in Brisk Singing. Photo: Chris Nash

Something old, something new and something unexpected, the latest visit by Richard Alston Dance promises a diverse programme that loyal audiences have come to expect. The choreographer tells SIMON PARKIN more as the tour starts in Norwich.


Neville Staple is performing at the Norwich venue Open on Saturday night.

Here is a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich on this Saturday night:

Norwich Baroque. Photo: supplied.

A Norwich musical ensemble passionate about playing the works of Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and other Baroque composers is celebrating its 10th anniversary year.

Norwich Waterfront crowd in February 1994

This week’s photo gallery looks at some of Norwich’s music venues in the 1980s and 90s and is sure to bring back plenty of memories.

Looking Good – Precious Few photographed near Marble Arch in London in 1968. Left to right: Chris Bell (laying down), Pete Reynolds, (standing), Brian Crook at the back and Roger Pymer sitting at the front.

One of the most popular bands in Norfolk during the swinging 60s will be playing again for the first time in almost 50 years at the last-ever Golden Years concert in Norwich in April.

James Bay performing on the Main Stage at the Isle of Wight Festival. Yui Mok/PA Wire

Tickets for James Bay’s show at Thetford Forest in July sold out less than 40 minutes after going on sale and some are already being resold for £100.

Art & Exhibitions

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Artist Susan Gunn at her new show at Mandells Gallery in Norwich.

Finding beauty in cracks and flaws is a key inspiration for artist Susan Gunn, and a new Norwich exhibition showcases some of the highlights of her striking works from the past decade.

Days Out

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Farmers market at Creak Abbey . Photo: Jake Sugden

There’s lots happening in Norfolk this weekend. Make sure you don’t miss the best events with our weekend guide.