October 25 2014 Latest news:
Behold, the witching hour is almost upon us and there are plenty of terrifying adventure to scare you out of your wits this Halloween week. SIMON PARKIN picks some of the highlights to send shivers down your spine.
Spooky stunts and ghostly acrobatics are set to dazzle at Great Yarmouth’s historic Hippodrome as it hosts its first ever Halloween show.
At one of the region’s favourite family attractions, October is set to become Shocktober as Dinosaur Adventure is transformed into the east of England’s biggest live scare attraction, PrimEVIL. STACIA BRIGGS joined the cast to discover how to be scary.
Comedic conjuror Pete Firman returns to baffle, amaze and amuse, there’s intrigue and espionage in the latest production at Westacre, comedian Mark Steel will be finding laughs in local history, Eric & Ern are celebrated, Academy of St Thomas mark 30 years under the baton of renowned conductor Christopher Adey and Charlie Landsborough returns. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.
The RSC brings two Shakespeare’s greatest plays, Henry IV Parts I & II, to Norwich with a cast including Antony Sher, Ghanaian musician Ebo Taylor provides an Afrobeat soundtrack, BAFTA-nominated comedy duo Cardinal Burns arrives as part of a live tour and Ellen Kent Productions return with their award-winning production of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.