H.G. Wells’ science fiction classic The War of the Worlds has been adapted numerous times. As the Pantaloons bring a fun new stage version, a look at its enduring appeal. The chances of success? A million to one…

Cabaret compere and performer Chastity Belt will swap sharing the West End stage with Amanda Holden for heading the line-up of Mister Jack’s Raspberry Cannoli Cabaret, which is also being staged on London’s Southbank.

Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre is preparing to take to the stage with Jez Butterworth’s state-of-the-nation play Jerusalem.

Norfolk’s newest canine star enjoyed a day out meeting some of his fans ahead of taking to the Norwich Theatre Royal stage in the musical Legally Blonde.

A unique interpretation of a Shakespeare classic will be performed for the final time tonight (Friday) at the Seagull Theatre in Pakefield.

Music, songs and sketches that helped to win the war will be showcased during a concert at the Seagull Theatre in Pakefield.

Robert Wright enjoys a perfectly-cast stage version of Mel Brook’s classic film comedy.

A Shakespearean tale of shipwreck and enchantment will be taking to the Norwich Cathedral stage for the historic venue’s annual summer festival celebrating the great wordsmith.

It’s a show that celebrates the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time.

The weight is over – Fat Friends The Musical is here, putting a big smile on faces at Norwich’s Theatre Royal.

Fans of Roald Dahl will be in for a treat as Matilda The Musical heads to Norwich for a five-week run in summer 2019.

Wit, warmth and weight loss combine in the stage musical of Kay Mellor’s much loved TV show Fat Friends, featuring an all-star cast, brings the loveable characters and the local slimming club to Norwich Theatre Royal.

Charlotte Valori (@operissima) enjoys a charming look at the Second World War on the Home Front.

Seaside holidays have long been part of East Anglian life but what happens when the visitors stop coming? Andrew Clarke speaks to director Tony Casement about Eastern Angles new tour Guesthouse about the personal dramas happening in a failing B&B.

At the start of its 70th year, huge credit must go to Dereham Theatre Company for taking on the challenging Passionate Woman for its spring play.

An event which tore apart a Norfolk community will be recreated for audiences this month.

The plight of millions of street children in Latin America is highlighted in Betún, a theatre performance from an international renowned mask theatre company that will get its first ever UK performance in Norwich.

Musical shows and big screen entertainment are on the bill at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft in the week ahead.

As the countdown begins for this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival, a new leader is at the helm of the organisation behind the colourful May arts extravaganza.

Music galore and an eclectic mix of theatrical and comedy treats are in store for audiences at Norwich Arts Centre.

A circus clown and a magician are hoping to bring a touch of big top sparkle to rural north Norfolk, in a six-month tour of village halls and community centres featuring comedy, magic, jugglers and acrobats.

Gang warfare waged with custard pies is about to break out in Sheringham, as young actors practice their parts for a fun musical show.

Eve Stebbing is moved by a gripping stage version of Khaled Hosseini’s much-acclaimed novel.

Seaside postcard sauciness will be delivered to summer audiences at Sheringham Little Theatre, as part of the venue’s annual cocktail of professional drama.

Theatre-goers who missed performances of Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella at Norwich Theatre Royal due to the extreme bad weather are to be reimbursed with part of the value of their tickets.

Hustle star Robert Glenister, appearing at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, this month, opens up about his “meltdown” during the West End run of Glengarry Glen Ross and his career highs and lows.

In 1976 a group of Indian women workers in a film processing factory went on strike in one of the most important industrial disputes in UK history. Now the story and their inspirational leader Jayaben Desai is told in new play.

Although a little rough around the edges, new fantasy epic Sicarius, which premiered at Maddermarket Theatre, has much promise.

Think you know what the biggest, scariest, deadliest predator to stalk the planet 65million years ago was? You might be surprised says dinosaur expert Dr Ben Garrod.

Norfolk theatre company fEAST will be bringing a brand new adaptation of novelist Jeremy Page’s acclaimed book Salt to the Garage, Norwich, on April 20, as part of a 12-date tour of county venues.

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