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Theatre-going is currently out-of-bounds, but thanks to NT-Live plenty of contemporary shows are awaiting in the digital archives to be shared online. Here’s a round up of some of the special treats currently on offer

The boss of Norwich’s Theatre Royal says the government’s lack of direction over coronavirus has left the industry in “mayhem” and urged it to go further in its support for venues.

The chief executive of a popular theatre has been touched by the support of the community ever since its temporary closure was announced.

Finally there is something to look forward to, as musical phenomenon The Book of Mormon is coming Two By Two into Norwich later this year.

The boss of Norwich Theatre Royal has described his sadness at having to tell a restaurant full of people that last night’s performance of Les Miserables would not be going ahead following the government’s advice following the coronavirus outbreak.

Suffolk-based comedian, actor, writer and music hall expert Roy Hudd has died after a short illness.

Former Strictly Come Dancing pro Kevin Clifton will be hoping for a perfect ten as he takes to the stage in Baz Luhrmann’s smash-hit Strictly Ballroom the Musical.

Young performers are delving into a colourful, murky world of gambling, sinners and love as they rehearse a production of the classic musical Guys and Dolls.

Review: Les Misérables, Norwich Theatre Royal: It’s an absolute privilege to hear the people sing in this fantastic production

No one wants to admit they’re stupid. But watching Ben Hart’s illusions you have only two options: admit he’s outwitted you, or believe in magic.

Norwich Theatre Royal has announced its electrifying new season, with Grease set to brighten up those summer nights and Mamma Mia bound to make you dance, jive and have the time of your life.

What more does John Kearns have to do to pull in a bigger crowd in Norwich?

Smash-hit West End musical Dreamgirls is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal next year and I’m telling you that you won’t want to miss it.

Strictly Come Dancing stars take centre stage as Here Come the Boys returns to Norwich on its UK tour by popular demand.

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical School of Rock is heading to Norwich Theatre Royal next summer and you’re in the band.

The latest revival of Noel Coward’s farce Blithe Spirit has come to Norwich on its short UK tour of just six venues before opening in the West End and audiences are in for a real treat.

Comedian Jason Manford has just announced a brand new tour – and he will be returning to Lowestoft.

The Norwich Players have taken to the Maddermarket Theatre’s stage for their week-long run of Wuthering Heights.

Strictly Come Dancing favourite Giovanni Pernice is back with his fourth solo tour This Is Me. Here the Italian dancer reveals some of his hidden talents and explains why his show is “obviously the best” on offer.

Sir Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes opened to an ever-loving Norwich crowd this week.

A new temporary name for a city park, the launch of the Adnams main stage and a freerunning spectacular were just some of the things announced at the launch of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2020.

From Absolutely Fabulous star Jennifer Saunders to EastEnders’ favourite Shane Richie, there are plenty of big names heading to Norfolk in touring shows in 2020.

This spikey farce attempts a satire on feminism but sidesteps serious study in favour of laughs and an increasingly untenable plot.

Premier north Norfolk am-dram outfit Cromer and Sheringham Operatic and Dramatic Society (CSODS) opened at Sheringham Little Theatre last night with Alan Ayckbourn’s literally multilayered farce, Taking Steps.

Fans of John Kander and Fred Ebb will flock to The Theatre Royal, Norwich this week to catch the latest production of the American songwriting duo’s lesser-known, whimsical 2006 Broadway murder mystery musical, Curtains.

The immersive show, inspired by the Netflix documentary Making a Murderer, will be at the Holiday Inn Norwich North on February 28 and 29.

A heartfelt tribute has been paid after a long-serving member of the Norwich Theatre Royal pantomime died.

This is a show of unusually mixed emotions: Richard Alston has just been knighted and his eponymous company has reached its 25th year.

Strictly Come Dancing favourite Karen Hauer has teamed up with fellow professional Gorka Marquez for the first time on their brand new Latin tour Firedance. Here she talks Strictly, fitness and dogs and reveals why fans can expect something “a little bit different” from the pair.

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