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Theresa May is battling to stay in power as MPs seek to seize control of parliamentary business in a bid to secure a softer Brexit.

Folk East continues to grow in size and sature as one of the most eclectic folk festivals in the country. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at this year's tempting bill of fare

To mark Red Nose Day for Comic Relief on March 15, Emma Freud shares her East Anglian heaven and hell and reveals what she would like Robbie Williams to do in her honour...

The first six baby Bagot goats to be born as part of a breeding programme will be heading to Cromer later in the year to join their cousins in keeping the cliff clear.

Highwire artists, backwards walking tours, hip hop dance, the Britten Sinfonia and an armful of music, circus, magic and dance - it can only be the Norfolk and Norwich Festival. What will you see? The programme is out now....

DJ and IT engineer David Bradbury met the presenter when she came to East Anglia to record a radio programme for the BBC. He tells our reporter what she was like, and where they travelled together.

Like a considerably less ostenatious phoenix rising from the ashes of a burnt-out career, the Partridge is set to fly again as Alan scores a brand new series with the channel he vowed to never work for again (until they offered him a job).

A multi award-winning comic will be making an appearance in Norwich.

A slice of the lighter side of life will be on the menu at Bawdeswell village hall, near Dereham, on March 22, when poet, playwright and broadcaster Ian McMillan teams up with musician and composer Luke Carver Goss to present an evening of songs, stories and comedy.

It is no surprise football pundit Robbie Savage ruffled a few feathers when he commented on Norwich City's promotion hopes during a radio phone-in.

Outspoken ex-player turned pundit Robbie Savage has ruffled a few feathers by suggesting he would rather see Leeds United, Derby County, Birmingham or Aston Villa than Norwich in the Premier League.

A Norwich theatre has paid tribute to 'firm favourite' Jeremy Hardy following news of the comedian's death.

As an etiquette expert comes up with guidelines for MPs to get through Brexit...with good manners!

Welsh footballer turned pundit Robbie Savage is coming to the home of Norwich City to share stories from his career.

With just over three months ago until the UK is due to leave the European Union, how will we cope with Brexit over Christmas?

Get ready for an unforgettable night of comedy and campness as Julian Clary brings his Born to Mince tour to the region in 2019.

Comedian Arthur Smith will be cracking jokes in North Walsham as part of a Christmas fundraiser organised by the Labour Party.

Former Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron was one of the guest speakers as a Norfolk school held its first faith festival.

A production hosted at Brooke Village Hall was the back-drop of a poignant commemoration of World War One to mark the centenary of the armistice.

With a heart for people and a head for action, the Lord Bishop of Norwich, the Right Reverend Graham James has won friends across his diocese. The man who once appeared in the Guinness Book of Records talks about rollercoasters, royals and religion ahead of his retirement

It's not every youngster who gets to quiz the Archbishop of Canterbury about his favourite sandwich, but that was the topic of choice for nine-year-old Charlotte Platten.

Norwich musician Matt Watson, a BBC 6 Music supported artist, is set to release his newest single Constellations on December 14 to coincide with various prestigious appearances.

TV presenter Simon Thomas has revealed he is in the "early stages" of a new relationship a year after his wife died of cancer.

The first ever National Album Day is almost here. The sales figures say one thing, but who's your favourite?

Nostalgia Crackerjack! A TV legend

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Children's variety show Crackerjack was a highlight of the TV week, entertaining children and families for 29 years. Lynne Mortimer talks to Suffolk author Alan Stafford about the inside story of the teatime TV classic

A long-running concert band is set to perform in north Norfolk to help raise money for the RNLI.

The use of restraints on adults with learning disabilities rose almost fivefold in the region's mental health hospitals in the space of a year, figures show.

Husband and wife folk duo Megson give new meaning to the phrase matrimonial harmony.

A Suffolk dairy farmer said he was "really chuffed" after his cheese-making story provided the inspiration for a plot in the popular BBC Radio 4 soap, The Archers.

Victims of abuse at a private school are only getting a fraction of compensation they had been promised. Today more ex-pupils come forward to tell of their anger.

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