Norwich Theatre Royal

Let It Be

Norwich Theatre Royal Having had the pleasure of talking to the show’s creator, Jeff Parry, and having been infected by his enthusiasm for his creation, my expectations were high for Let It Be,  a celebration of the music of The Beatles. I was not disappointed.  But then, where could you go wrong creating a show …

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Pepperland

Bringing an American dance troupe of fourteen and an eight-piece band on tour to the UK & Ireland is not something you can do on a whim.   It requires planning and, not least, funding.  This is what Dance Consortium do – a group of theatres with a shared passion for contemporary dance who, according to …

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Jersey Boys

Norwich Theatre Royal I want to say so much about Jersey Boys – but unlike a gig review, doing so could spoil your enjoyment, if you are one of the many people in the region who have bought tickets to see the show at Norwich Theatre Royal.  If you’ve not got yours yet I should …

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Champions of Magic

Five of the UK’s world-class illusionists are heading to Norwich with a show which has been wowing and thrilling audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. And the arrival of Champions of Magic in the city on April 1 will also mark a homecoming for one of the performers, Alex McAleer. The mind-reader who is …

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Lords and Ladies

Two Norfolk teenagers are set to join a scheme to ensure more people have the chance to enjoy performances at Norwich Theatre Royal. Students Eilish Mullane and Katy Wright are being trained to be audio-describers and will make their debut within the theatre’s Stage Two building. They will be giving a full audio account of …

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk Norwich Theatre Royal The orchestra tuning up in the pit is a sound I had somehow forgotten.  It sets the mood, calls stragglers at the bar to their seats and suddenly you realise that they have broken into the introduction and that the show has begun. But how do you make …

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