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A scene from  Orpheus and Eurydice, by the North Norfolk Chamber Opera, who performed the production last year. Picture: SUBMITTED

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.

The show Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is coming to Norwich Playhouse.

A team of former UEA students are returning to Norwich to perform their Edinburgh Festival Fringe comedy hit which sees one of Britain’s former prime ministers turned into a cabaret star.

mike and bernie winters

They were loved by millions. After Morecambe and Wise these boys were the top double act in the land... and to think were once selling clothes on Norwich Market.

The cast of this weekend's Cinderella panto at Gimingham.

A north Norfolk village is staging its first pantomime for nearly 50 years.

the cast of Vicar of Dibley - Dereham Theatre Company

Putting on a stage version of such a popular TV show as The Vicar of Dibley could be a double-edged sword for a group like Dereham Operatic Society.

New drama Parachute is being staged by the fEast Theatre at a series of Norfolk venues

A new play set in wartime Norfolk is set to explore the relationship between an American airman and the members of a farming family who welcome him into their home.

Mixed Voice theatre group rehearsing their new show I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A comedy look at relationships is set to entertain audiences at a Norwich theatre this month.

Norwich School pupils are performing The Cherry Orchard at the Maddermarket Theatre.

Norwich School pupils are taking to the stage with a production of the The Cherry Orchard this week.

Schoolchildren rehearse the opera La bohème which they will perform at the Theatre Royal in the Norfolk Schools Project. Theatre Royal soprano, Lynsey Docherty, in with the three schools, Kinsale Junior, purple; Magdalen Gates Primary, blue; and Firside Junior, green. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Opera is on the timetable at three Norwich schools as pupils get ready to perform on the Norwich Theatre Royal stage.

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

A world premiere of a grown-up fairytale will be performed in front of an historic stately hall.

The Ghost Train is being performed at the Maddermarket Theatre in Norwich.
Cast photograph, including director Stash Kirkbride holding the model set design, by Mark Benfield.

It is all aboard for a comedy thriller as one of Norwich’s theatres prepares to present the show The Ghost Train.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal.
Pictured is Shmuel (Colby Mulgrew) and Bruno (Finlay Wright-Stephens). Photo: Shaun Webb.

Local actors are needed to join the cast of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas when the show visits Norwich Theatre Royal.

From left: Joseph Ballard, April Hughes and Paige Miller in their Sound of Music costumes. Picture: ELIZABETH FIDDY.

Nuns in black leather boots, jeans and a cocktail dress all turned up for a special singalong (and dress-up) showing of The Sound of Music at The Atrium, North Walsham, on Saturday.

Reece Dinsdale and the cast

The Norwich Theatre Royal has had to cancel both of today’s performances of The Absence of War after the lead actor fell ill.

That Face is the latest show to be performed by Sewell Barn Theatre in the north of Norwich.

A tale of a dysfunctional family told through teenage eyes is taking to a Norwich theatre’s stage.

Notre Dame High School perform Les Miserables School Edition to celebrate the school's 150th year. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich pupils are celebrating the 150th anniversary year of their school by performing a hit musical at a city theatre.

Theatre feat pix 26/2/15

Barnum, Norwich Theatre Royal, March 3-14, 7.30pm, 2.30pm Mar 4-5, 7, 11, 14, £21-£5.50, 01603 630000, www.theatreroyalnorwich.co.ukwww.barnummusical.com

NNF15 - 451. Photo: Ray Gibson.

Spiegeltent fun, music from around the world, and an array of free family events are among the treats in-store for audiences at this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

Chas and Dave - heading to Cromer pier  on March 8.

Cockney musical double act Chas and Dave are returning to Cromer Pier next month.

Reece Dinsdale in The Absence of War by David Hare

With questions about cash for access ringing in our ears, the latest production at Norwich’s Theatre Royal puts a dangerous proposition: there might be honour in politics.

Maddermarket head of wardrobe department Amanda Greenway prepares items of costume for the new monthly sales.
 Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

With about 30,000 costumes, more than 3,000 hats and 1,000 pairs of shoes, the wardrobe department at Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre is packed full of outfits galore from every kind of era.

Norfolk and Norwich 2014 volunteers. Kym Glover-Main, Oliver Whitall, Helene Fritzsche and James Durrant. 
Photo by Simon Finlay.

From being a host at the Adnams Spiegeltent to being part of a twilight spectacle in the grounds of a historic hall, there are lots of volunteer opportunities available at this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

Baby disco dance hall in the Spiegeltent at Norfolk & Norwich Festival. Photo: Bill Smith

Cultural organisations are waiting to hear how they will be affected by Norfolk County Council’s decision to cut funding. Arts correspondent Emma Knights reports.

Aylsham pantomime

Medieval merry making is coming to Aylsham as the town’s players bring the legend of people’s hero Robin Hood to the stage tonight.

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