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In Here Festival, Lorraine & Alan. Picture: Paul Blakemore

A Celtic myth - telling the tale of a tour guide’s unusual encounter on a beach - has been given a Norfolk twist as part of an upcoming new arts festival.

NNF15 - Wolf's Child.

An elaborate theatrical spectacle is set to take to the stage in north Norfolk next month - and there is still time for people to join the show’s cast.

Karl Minns

For more than a decade Karl Minns has kept Norfolk entertained as part of the Nimmo Twins, but his new solo show is a very different beast.

Richard Gauntlett and Ben Langley get set for this years Theatre Royal panto Snow White.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The region may be enjoying blue skies and blazing sunshine, but preparations for the festive season are well under way at Norwich Theatre Royal – oh yes they are!

Anthony Loftus as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof at Sheringham Little Theatre.

Fiddler on the Roof is such a staple of British theatre, professional and amateur, that it’s impossible not to start singing the songs long before you take your seat.

Richard Gauntlett as Smee and Ben Langley as Starkey in 2014-15 pantomime Peter Pan at Norwich Theatre Royal.

A comedy duo who entertained Norwich audiences last Christmas in Peter Pan are set to return to the Theatre Royal later this year for the 2015 Christmas show.

The Central School of Dancing and Performing Arts will be performing at the Theatre Royal, Norwich.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Young performers are preparing to show their skills and raise funds for charity at a special performance at the Theatre Royal.

Camilla Dallerup and Ian Waite are coming to St Georges

Strictly Come Dancing stars Camilla Dallerup and Ian Waite will be strutting their stuff on the Great Yarmouth stage when they come to St George’s Theatre.

Mahogany Opera Group production of Brundibar. Photo: Eamonn McCabe.

Young Norfolk performers are being given the chance to star in a touring opera show coming to Norwich.

Tribute artist Scott Maley as Freddie Mercury. Picture: ROD WETTON

Classic Queen hits will be performed at an end-of-the-pier theatre this month.

Eddie Redmayne playing Prof Stephem Hawking in the film The Theory of Everything. Picture: SUBMITTED

A North Walsham arts hub will be screening the blockbuster film The Theory of Everything tomorrow.

Rehearsal for the new production Little Eden at The Garage, Norwich. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A production which aims to challenge negative attitudes towards asylum seeking and immigration is to take to the stage in Norwich.

The Top Hat ensemble entertain patients, visitors and staff at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s golden age came to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital as patients, staff and visitors were treated to a special performance.

Maddermarket Theatre - Ray Quinn

A packed programme of theatre, music and more awaits audiences at Norwich’s Maddermarket Theatre this spring.

The stage version of Norwich author Eimear McBride's award winning novel A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing has its UK premiere at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

Novelist Eimear McBride’s debut book famously went from being nine years left on the shelf to the hottest text on the literary scene. Now it has taken on a new life in the form of a play coming to this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out about A Girl is a Half-formed Thing’s journey from the page to the stage.

Stars from the Theatre Royal show Top Hat, Alan Burkitt and Charlotte Gooch, visit Millennium Library to find out about the Norwich born dancer Vernon Castle.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Modern-day Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dance duo Alan Burkitt and Charlotte Gooch took time out of their busy schedule appearing in Top Hat at Norwich Theatre Royal to find out a little more about Norfolk’s very own tap-dancing legend.

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 as 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.

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