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A trio of Strictly Come Dancing stars will take centre stage at Norwich Theatre Royal next year for the rescheduled Here Come the Boys tour.

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.

From hit musical We Will Rock You to comedian Iain Stirling, as Norwich Theatre Royal and Playhouse remain closed due to coronavirus here are all the latest updates on cancelled and rescheduled shows.

Norwich arts and performance venue The Garage announces Lockdown Lounge - a season of free online performances airing on Facebook from May 22.

Streaming as live theatre continues to draw massive audiences. Last week’s National Theatre broadcast of Frankenstein had two million views in five days. Here is a selection of the latest attractions from our theatres, galleries and dance companies

Virtual theatregoing has become a popular pastime during lockdown with some theatre streams reaching TV-sized audiences. Here is a round-up of the latest attractions to be added to our ‘at home’ theatre season

Norwich Theatre Playhouse has announced its next Christmas show, which will see the classic story of Robin Hood given a political twist.

Quizzes are the new cultural currency of lockdown. Jay Flynn’s Virtual Pub Quiz has set new online records in less than a month and now it seems that the National Theatre is getting in on the act to try and help them raises funds to weather the financial woes of enforced shut-down.

Hot off winning an award from their last production, one Norfolk theatre company can’t wait to get back on stage.

Coronavirus is the biggest challenge the Thursford Christmas Spectacular has faced in its 44-year history. STUART ANDERSON found out how the popular show is weathering the storm.

Entertain the family with some top quality theatre which is currently being streamed online. Here are a dozen of the latest and best updates from London, New York and a couple of classics from Colchester!

It’s easy to feel trapped at home during lockdown but thankfully there are plenty of theatrical treats available to stream straight into your home. Here’s an updated list of the best shows on offer

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.

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