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Surviving the lockdown has just been made a little easier for one north Norfolk theatre.

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Prime at The Edith Cavell in Norwich is making sure regulars don’t miss out on steak night during lockdown by launching cook at home boxes.



Surviving the lockdown has just been made a little easier for one north Norfolk theatre.

What’s on editor Louisa Baldwin takes a look at what the future holds for the region’s theatres and music venues once lockdown is finally lifted.

The COVID-19 pandemic has kept many of us cooped up at home more than usual but a performing arts centre in Norwich is looking to help us break through the boredom and get off the sofa.

Film & Cinema

Al Pacino is an actor that demands a lot of respect. He is a performer who always makes interesting choices and has never taken to easy route to fame and fortune. As he marks his 80th birthday we select the five films that mark him out as the greatest actor of his generation

From Ollivander to Percy Weasley, some of the Harry Potter franchise’s biggest stars have lived in magical Norfolk.

There’s an old Hollywood adage that goes: “Without a script, you haven’t got a movie.” Although, there have been several directors and producers that have tried to put the truth of that saying to the test over the years (The Fast and Furious films?) it is generally agreed that the foundations of every great film lies with a first class script.

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Stand-up comedy has it roots in the music hall but it has never been old fashioned. It has always been about today’s world, a tool for the working classes to strip away the pretensions of our so-called ‘betters’. Laughter can be a great leveller. Here’s a selection of the best stand-up shows to enjoy online

One of the most well known names in British comedy has announced he will be including Norwich in first stand-up tour in more than a decade, which will also include hundreds of free tickets for NHS workers.

The award-winning comedian Laura Monmoth is returning to Norwich next week with her new show, Trans Vision Scamp.

Art & Exhibitions

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Assembly Online: free lockdown arts performance from Norwich-based charity includes dance project based on birdsong


With Britain’s Got Talent back for its latest series, as acts compete to win £250,000 and a coveted spot at The Royal Variety Performance, we take a look at some of the show’s biggest stars from Norfolk.

One of Norfolk’s favourite tourist attractions is the focus of a Channel 5 documentary set to air later this month.

Channel 4’s Four in a Bed sees B&B owners across the country stay at each other’s establishments and pay what they think their stay is worth, with the winner being named the best value for money. Since the show launched in 2010, these are some of the B&Bs in Norfolk that have appeared.


Thursday, May 21, 2020

Let’s Rock Norwich, due to take place over the May bank holiday weekend, has been rescheduled for a second time due to coronavirus.

Let’s Rock Norwich may have been postponed until September, but in the meantime fans can still enjoy an eighties party at home as the event goes online.

A record-breaking Norfolk singer songwriter is supporting self-isolating elderly and vulnerable people in his community, by hosting ‘Dial-a-Song’ open-air concerts from the back of his adapted milk float.

Days Out

Yesterday, 11:34

The organisers of a north Norfolk carnival are pressing on with this year’s event - but it will be something out of the ordinary.