Reviewed by Hannah Cotton   Yesterday afternoon I took my two boys, aged four and two years old, to see In The Night Garden Live at The Ipswich Regent. We went to the 4pm performance. That’s an interesting time of day in most households with small...
May
31
Last week I went to the Ipswich Regent to see this years Christmas Panto, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs and I have to say it is one of the best Pantomimes I have ever seen being performed at the Regent. Glamorous Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton plays the Wicked Stepmom...
Dec
20
The Red Rose Chain Christmas show is now on! much to the delight of local young children.  Joanna Carrick’s adaptation of the much loved classic children’s story, plays to sell out audiences At The Avenue Theatre in Ipswich every year.   This year, Alice in...
Dec
10
Written by Katie Mackenzie I took my 5 year old daughter to see the Ballad of Rudy at the Wolsey Studio – note, it’s at the Wolsey Studio, not the main theatre, as I carelessly assumed it was, having not read the details properly. So we had a mad dash up the road in the...
Dec
09
Get ready for some serious laughter and quality entertainment at this year’s New Wolsey panto production of “Cinderella”. The New Wolsey is one of my favourite local theatres, as it has the community at it's heart. From their local productions to their “access to all”...
Dec
05
I love Fame! You will too, especially if you grew up in the '80s. Fame The Musical, is based on the popular series originally produced between 1982 and 1987.  The show tells the stories of students from New York’s School of the Performing Arts; pouring their hearts and...
Oct
30
By Esmee Stimson Most children and parents are familiar with the work of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. My children have always taken great delight in reading Julia Donaldson books, ‘Super Worm’, ‘Room on the Broom’, ‘Stickman’ and of course ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘The...
Jun
19
By Lizi Long “I believe in Unicorns is set in a library full of books, that hold more than stories within their pages. It is a tale of the power of books to change lives, and the bravery of a boy named Tomas. Tomas loves playing in the mountains where he lives, and he hates...
Mar
31
Written by Clare Jessup As a family we were so excited about this years Dennis Lowe Theatre Company pantomime as it’s a much loved Christmas tradition for us. The theatre was as full as I have ever seen it and not everyone had children with them. Clearly panto is loved by...
Dec
28
By Esmee Hall   This year Woody Bear has come out of hibernation to host an all singing all dancing Christmas Spectacular at Pleasurewood Hills in Lowestoft. Coming from Lowestoft I spent a good part of my childhood at Pleasurewood Hills and remember with much...
Dec
21
By Esmee Hall Pantomime season is now in full swing across the country , this year the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft is home to Aladdin starring Mark Read, Ann Widdecombe and resident funny man Terry Gleed I was lucky enough to be invited to meet and interview the cast at...
Dec
17
Solo routines from an award winner dancer, 3D effects, and a cheeky cow are our highlights of this years Regent Theatre pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk. Fee Fi Fo Fum… It’s panto fun for everyone! The Regent Theatre panto got off to a great start with a packed audience of...
Dec
17