Theatre

Review: Our White Skoda Octavia

Our White Skoda Octavia is the latest offering from Eastern Angles and tells the story of a family’s struggle with everyday life. Money is tight and married father of two teenagers, Amjad is trying his best to make ends meet by working all hours as a taxi cab driver. His wife, Rabia dreams of more,Continue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Review: Never Lost At Home

A brand-new musical has opened at the New Wolsey Theatre, Never Lost at Home by the talented Peter Rowe, tells the story of Ipswich Town Football Club through the 1980-81 season and their journey to their UEFA Cup win. The tale is told through the eyes of an obsessive ITFC fan family as they makeContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Take part in a Gameshow

On Sunday 8th August at 3:00pm and 7:00pm the New Wolsey Theatre is hosting Pagan Pandemonium- a bonkers and surreal out-door gameshow. Pagan Pandemonium features techno Morris dancing, a wrestling straw bear and a singing standing stone! Two teams of four will compete in fun games to win a great first prize of dinner forContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Extra rail staff on hand to help Latitude festival-goers

Greater Anglia is helping people travelling by rail to and from the Latitude festival in Suffolk this month by having extra staff on hand at Diss railway station. Latitude is taking place from Thursday 22 to Sunday 25 July at Henham Park, Suffolk, and the nearest rail stations are Diss and Halesworth. Shuttle buses operatedContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Ipswich Council confirm summer events

Ipswich Borough Council’s summer events programme is due to make a long-awaited return this August, with a series of small events suitable for the whole family. Starting with a performance of Pride and Prejudice by the Pantaloons Open Air Theatre company on Wednesday 4th August in Christchurch Park. Gates open at 6pm, with the performanceContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Fionn Whitehead to star in The Picture of Dorian Gray

Fionn Whitehead, star of Dunkirk and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, will take on the titular role in an upcoming contemporary digital adaptation of the Oscar Wilde classic, The Picture of Dorian Gray. Most recently seen starring in the Lionsgate and Saban Films’ Don’t Tell A Soul, Fionn Whitehead is best known for his critically acclaimed performanceContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Review: Snow Queen Panto

Christmas time traditionally means it’s Panto Season…. but what to do when you are faced with a global pandemic with restrictions on how many people can work closely together and the proximity of audiences? Well when you are one of the country’s most imaginative theatres, like Ipswich’s New Wolsey, you think differently and adapt! ThisContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


Oh Yes It Is! Ipswich Regent Theatre gets behind Panto Online

Ipswich Regent Theatre has announced they will be selling tickets for audiences to watch popular pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, a homemade show filmed and directed by Blue Peter legend Peter Duncan in his own back garden. When theatres across the UK closed and hundreds of pantomimes were cancelled or postponed as a result ofContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…


£503,747 lifeline for Suffolk cultural organisations

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and Arts Council England has today announced further awards from its £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund: £58.9million has been awarded through the Fund’s Capital Kickstart grants programme, and over £165million has been offered through the Repayable Finance programme. The Capital Kickstart grants will help cultural organisations acrossContinue Reading›› Ipswich News…