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
Imaginative and creative The Borrowers cleverly mixes backdrop image technology, sound and contemporary dance to create a world of fantasy and imagination. The show is currently playing at Jerwood Dance East until Dec17th. Based on the 1952 book by Mary Norton, the show...
Dec
13
Be part of the magic this Christmas,  join Red Rose Chain's, The Shoemaker and The Elves at the Avenue Theatre from the 7th - 31 st Dec 2017 and be prepared to be transported to a world of timeless innocence and fairy tales. Comments such as “ I've never seen anything...
Dec
11
After three weeks of rehearsals, it is finally time for us to raise the curtain on this year’s pantomime, Dick Whittington. This fabulous family adventure sees our hero travel all the way from Boring St Yawning in Suffolk, via rat-infested London Town to Love Island aboard the...
Dec
06
Written by Lizi Long There’s nothing quite like a bit of thigh slapping, booing, hissing and the obligatory ‘he’s behind you’ to get you in the mood for some festive family fun in the lead up to Christmas. The Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds are staging the well-loved, family...
Dec
06
Red Riding Hood – Rock’n’Roll Panto The New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2AS   SHOWING FROM THU 23 NOV — SAT 27 JAN    Based on the classic tale of Red Riding Hood, the story is given a pantomime twist...
Nov
29
Written by Clare Jessup I was so looking forward to an evening of Whitney Houston songs but wasn’t sure whether they would live up to my expectation. I used to sing on cruise ships and we always stayed clear of singing Whitney songs for fear of falling short of her...
Nov
20
Written by Katie Mackenzie If you’ve ever been to an adult’s comedy club or watched “Live at the Apollo”, this was just like that, but at 1 pm in the afternoon and there was no swearing.  Except for the words “poo”… and “wee”... and “guff”. . Our host for the...
Oct
30