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Pride and Prejudice by Regent's Park Theatre. The Bennet Family. Photo: Johan Persson

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Pride and Prejudice is one of the best-loved novels of all time. So it’s another truth universally acknowledged that anyone who adapts the book for stage has a lot of responsibility resting on their shoulders.

Teresa Andrews has realised a dream to learn burlesque dancing thanks to the Never Too Late feature on Mustard TV's The Mustard Show. The feature is in conjunction with the Hostry Festival and has been sponsored by Tingdene. Photo: Mustard TV.

She is more used to wearing overalls and working as a painter and decorator, but tonight Mustard TV viewers will be able to watch Teresa Andrews get all glammed up and fulfil her dream of becoming a burlesque dancer on a Norwich stage.

Witness for the Prosecution at the Maddermarket Theatre in Norwich. Photo: Sean Owen/Reflective Arts.

A courtroom drama is taking centre stage at Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre all this week.

Felicity Montagu as Mrs Bennet. Photo: Simon Turtle and Feast Creative

Ah Ha! Best known as Alan Partridge’s long-suffering sidekick Lynn, Felicity Montagu is set to see her career come full circle when she stars in Pride and Prejudice at Norwich Theatre Royal.

The Spikedrivers in action. Picture: Tim Calloway

North Walsham couple Ron Sayer and Charlotte Joyce, who regularly help the venue’s panto with vocal coaching and musical direction are back in their own right.

Peter Wilson, Iain Mawson and and Richard Aldous spend some time behind bars in the Castle prison to raise funds for the theatre's stage two project.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

It was last used as a prison in the nineteenth century, but this month three ‘fundraising felons’ were put behind bars in a cell at Norwich Castle.

North Norfolk Arts Director Joe Ballard.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

North Walsham High School has reassured the community about the future of the town’s Atrium, following the news of the resignation of Joseph Ballard, chief executive and artistic director of Arts North Norfolk.

Wayne Sleep will be staring in this year's pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk at the Norwich Theatre Royal.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Dancer Wayne Sleep is looking forward to making his pantomime villain debut when he steps out on the Norwich Theatre Royal stage this Christmas.

The cast of Slow Theatre Company's production of This Earth We Tread at the Ruin of St Michael and All Angels in Bowthorpe. Photo: submitted.

A show inspired by St Walstan, the patron saint of agriculture, is being performed in the ruins of a Norfolk church this weekend.

Going out in Norwich: You've got a friend at Norwich Playhouse, celebrating the music of Carole King and Jame sTaylor, and The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company will be performing The Mikado at Theatre Royal.

Are you heading into Norwich this evening? Here’s a quick guide to some of the quirkiest events that will be taking place in the city tonight.

Wayne Sleep in Aladdin., the 1987 Theatre Royal Panto. Picture: EDP Library.

Dancer Wayne Sleep is to head the cast of Norwich Theatre Royal’s pantomime this Christmas.


Stopgap Dance Company taking Norfolk and Norwich Festival goers on whistle-stop tour of a bygone era in their playful production Bill & Bobby. Dancers
 Lucy Bennet and David Toole pay tribute to Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. Photo : Steve Adams

Two arts organisations are celebrating receiving a total of more than £400,000 in funding for projects in Norfolk.

Theatre Royal Open Day 2016,
Kate Tully, Abi Williams, Samuel Pochin.

From stepping out on the stage to taking a look at the dressing rooms, people of all ages had fun exploring Norwich Theatre Royal during the venue’s annual open day.

Going Out Guide: Absurd Person Singular at Maddermarket Theatre, Outdoor Cinema at Earlham Park and West Side Story at Norwich Playhouse. (L-R)

Looking for something to do this evening? Here’s a look at some of the events taking place in the fine city.

Children from the Theatre Royal's Arts Courses Summer School perform in the auditorium of the new Stage Two building. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The curtain has gone up on Norwich Theatre Royal’s ambitious new learning and participation centre.

The rehearsals for the Medieval Mystery Plays at Norwich Castle. Actors Mark Hayden as Noah, with Helen Haines as Noah's wife, centre, with the puppet Shem, and Roseanna Frascons, with the puppet Ham's wife. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich Castle’s keep is this week the stage for a special revival of a medieval theatrical tradition.

The 2015 Norfolk Arts Awards at The Maddermarket Theatre. The EDP Peoples Choice Award winners. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The deadline for people to nominate their stars of Norfolk’s arts scene for our special awards is just hours away.

Experienced actress Corinna Powlesland stepped in with just a week to learn lines for her role.

Actress steps into summer season at 11th hour after jury service call-up.

Young people from The Garage have spent the last two weeks working on the venue's big summer production - The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Malik Marley plays Aslan and Flora Pechey plays the White Witch.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

From Norwich to Narnia - young performers are presenting a production of the classic story The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

What's on in Norwich: The Glamtastics at The Walnut Tree Shades (left) and Suicide Squad in cinemas (Photo:PA)

Looking for something to do this evening? Here’s a quick guide to some of the events taking place in the city.

Paris Hay with comedian Phil Butler after having her head shaved for Macmillan Cancer Support. Picture: DAVE 'HUBBA' ROBERTS

It is a venue used to hosting big audiences, but a crowd of onlookers gathered to witness a different sort of spectacle as Paris Hay had her head shaved at Cromer’s Pavilion Theatre.

Stephen Crocker is to be the new chief executive of Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: submitted.

A leading figure at a major arts venue in the north of England has today been announced as the new chief executive of Norwich Theatre Royal.

Chermond School of Gymnastics production of Alice in Wonderland.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Young performers are mixing the magic of the big top with the adventures of Alice in Wonderland in a new production coming to Norwich’s Theatre Royal.

Norwich Medieval Mystery Plays will be performed at Norwich Castle in August 2016. Photo: Mark Ivan Benfield.

A medieval theatrical tradition is set to be celebrated at Norwich Castle later this month - and visitors are being invited to enjoy a sneak preview by watching live rehearsals which will take place in the historic landmark’s keep.

Gemma Wilson, Danielle Winter and Ryan Starling get ready for their appearance in The Railway Children.

Sheringham Little Theatre and North Norfolk Railway are joining forces to present the much loved classic story; The Railway Children.

The 2015 Norfolk Arts Awards at The Maddermarket Theatre. The EDP Peoples Choice Award winners, the GoGoDragons! team.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

From people’s best-loved music venues to their most admired artists to their favourite theatres, the search is on to find the 2016 stars of the Norfolk arts scene.

The winners of the 2015 Norfolk Arts Awards at The Maddermarket Theatre. The 2016 Norfolk Arts Awards will be held at Norwich Cathedral's Hostry on October 21. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Shining stars of Norfolk’s cultural scene are to be honoured in the fifth Norfolk Arts Awards.

The Last Night of the Blickling Proms.  Picture: Denise Bradley

From open air concerts celebrating the best of the 80s, to new renditions of Shakespeare’s classics, there’s a variety of outdoor events taking place across the county this summer.

Going out in Norwich: Tonight reality TV stars, Jamie Laing (Photo: The Cabana Club) and Scott Thomas (Photo:ITV/PA) will be appearing at nighclubs in Norwich. (L-R)

Looking for something to do this evening? Here’s a quick guide to some of the events taking place in the fine city, including a chance to meet two reality TV stars and a look at what’s opening in cinemas.

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