Latitude Festival 2016

A spectacular dance line up has been announced to perform at Latitude Festival this summer.

The Royal Shakespeare Company and local actors in A Midsummer Night's Dream at Norwich Theatre Royal. Owen Evans and Ayesha Dharker.

The magic of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is being cast over Norwich Theatre Royal this week.

Theatre company M, with murder on their minds as they prepare to stage a murder mystery event at the Library restaurant with owner Jayne Raffles, right. From left, Mark Benfield, Alison Falconer, and Helen Vinsen. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Diners will be asked to step back in time and turn detective for a murder mystery event at a Norwich restaurant this summer.

Sprowston High School pupils rehearse their part with the Royal Shakespeare Company in A Midsummer Night's Dream they will perform at the Theatre Royal. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Young performers have been enjoying final rehearsals as they get ready for their big moment on stage with the Royal Shakespeare Company next week.

West Acre Young People's Theatre taking part in the Connections Festival. Pictured in rehearsal at Norwich Playhouse.

Young performers have been taking to the stage for a special festival of theatre.

400 years since Shakespeare death are being marked by events around the region.

This weekend marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare and there is no shortage of events in Norfolk and north Suffolk to mark the date.

Mixed Voice theatre company needs some male performers to join the cast of West Side Story. Photo: submitted.

The search is on for some male performers to join the cast of a Norwich theatre company’s production of West Side Story.

King Lear is taking to the stage at the Maddermarket Theatre, in Norwich. Photo: Sean Owen.

King Lear is taking to the stage at the Maddermarket Theatre, in Norwich, this week.

Twelfth Night being performed at Norwich Cathedral.

Norwich Cathedral’s Shakespeare Festival is to return this summer with an open air production of the comedy Much Ado About Nothing.

The Maddermarket Theatre. Photo: Steve Adams.

The new role of general manager at the Maddermarket Theatre in Norwich is being advertised today as trustees continue to defend their decision to make management changes at the city venue.

Martin Rodwell and Yvonne Kidd

Gather up the horses and harness the stage coach as a new shows is set to roll into town.

Railway Children actor Ryan Starling with Linda Ovenden and Mike Watkins at the North Norfolk Railway.

A young actor is learning nursing skills as well as lines as he prepares for a summer drama season in his native Norfolk.

Peter Wilson, MBE Chief Executive of the Theatre Royal, Norwich
. Photo: Jerry Daws

He has been at the helm of the region’s biggest theatre for nearly a quarter of a century and is a huge champion of Norfolk’s arts scene, but now Peter Wilson has announced he is stepping down as chief executive of Norwich Theatre Royal.

Britain's Got Talet magician Jamie Raven perform in Norwich city centre ahead of his tour.

From the Britain’s Got Talent stage to Norwich Market – magician Jamie Raven took his impressive tricks out onto the streets of Norwich ahead of appearing at the Theatre Royal in June.

Grace Burton as Elle Woods in FADLOS Legally Blonde

The cast and crew of Fakenham and Districts Light Operatic Society (Fadlos) will be raising money for Breast Cancer Care on the opening night of their next production.

The Latitude Festival at Henham Park.  Picture: James Bass

The Lake Stage line up for this year’s Latitude Festival has been announced.

Classical singer Russell Watson is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal on April 10 2016.

Need some ideas for the weekend? Here are some of the activities taking place in Norfolk on Saturday and Sunday.

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Back in 2010, Martin McDonagh’s bitter Irish comedy was a hit for the Young Vic. It deserves the same fate here.

Norwich Playhouse new shows: Dinosaur Zoo. Photo: Robert Day.

From dinosaurs and terrific tales to comedy and jazz, the curtain is set to go up on an eclectic mix of shows and entertainment at Norwich Playhouse this summer.

Eva (Paris Chandler, wearing black) speaks to a group of women. Picture: ANDI SAPEY

The moving story of a powerful woman’s rise to fame and tragic early death is being retold by a young cast at Sheringham Little Theatre this week.

Melissa Sampson who plays Micaela in Carmen

The North Norfolk Chamber Opera (NNCO) are presenting their vibrant staging of Bizet’s Carmen at the Auden Theatre in Holt.

A Night of Dirty Dancing is being performed at Cromer Pavilion Theatre this month.

Back in 1987 a low-budget film captured the hearts of cinemagoers the world over as two relatively unknown performers – Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey – danced their way to movie immortality, and $214m at the box office.

What I Learned From Johnny Bevan. Photo: Guiseppe Cerone.

Norfolk poet Luke Wright is heading to Westminster to perform his debut theatre show at the Houses of Parliament.

Norwich actress Joy Cruickshank is taking part in the 2016 Sam Wanamaker Festival at Shakespeare's Globe. Pictured is the 2015 festival. Photo: supplied.

A Norwich actress is to tread the boards at Shakespeare’s Globe in London on Sunday during the Sam Wanamaker Festival.

Ellen Smith as Rita O'Grady and Josh Hinds as her husband Eddie.

A teenager is showcasing her talent in a new musical showing women fighting for what is right.

The cast of Winter ’53

The horror of the 1953 floods is the setting of a new play touring north Norfolk.

Joan Collins arrives at the 2016 The Film is GREAT Reception in West Hollywood (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP)

International superstar Joan Collins is set to bring her one-woman show to Potters Resort in Hopton for the first time.

Maddermarket Theatre new shows: King Lear. Photo: submitted.

An eclectic mix of shows and entertainment is in store for audiences at the Maddermarket Theatre in Norwich this spring and summer.

Norfolk Youth Music Theatre is to perform Made in Dagenham at Norwich Playhouse. Photo: submitted.

Young Norfolk performers are preparing to present the show Made in Dagenham at Norwich Playhouse next week.

Finding a new life, Lorraine Metcalfe gets into her role as Shirley Valentine

Actress Lorraine Metcalfe is climbing a mountain of line-learning for the parts of three leading women in a summer drama season.

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