Tag: Ipswich


Miss Nightingale (Tour – Ipswich)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 2 Apr 2014 · Southeast

London 1942. The Battle of Britain has diminished the fear of immediate invasion but bombs take their nightly toll. What's wrong with indulging in a little pleasure while waiting?

The Threepenny Opera (tour)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 14 Mar 2014 · Central

A committed new touring production from Peter Rowe and Jenny Sealey

Our Big Land (tour – Ipswich)
By Wilf Arasaratnam · 24 Feb 2014 · Southeast

There has been much prejudice and negative feeling stoked by "reality" television documentaries on the gypsy community, but little recent theatrical coverage. The Romany Theatre Company hopes to address this imbalance with its claim to present the first play by a Romany traveller writer with original gypsy music and songs.

Moon on a Rainbow Shawl
By Wilfred Arasaratnam · 11 Feb 2014 · Southeast

Talawa Theatre Company makes an interesting decision in reviving and touring this classic but little-known Errol John play. Set in recently independent 1950s Trinidad, we are given a West Indian kitchen-sink drama –a verandah-front drama, given the set – that draws us back to that period.

The Magic Fishbone (Ipswich)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 29 Dec 2013 · Off-West End

Charles Dickens is known for The Christmas Carol and this Christmas it appears that Joanna Carrick – by adapting the largely unknown Dickens short story The Magic Fishbone has created another seasonal treat that is both accessible, entertaining and enjoyable.

The Canterville Ghost (Framlingham, Aldeburgh, Ipswich)
By Wilf Arasaratnam · 29 Dec 2013 · Southeast

Suffolk is lucky to have a variety of theatrical treats at Christmas time, not just fed a diet of celebrity-laden pantomimes. One of those treats this Christmas is The Canterville Ghost by Pat Whymark and Julian Harries

The Little Match Girl (Ipswich)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 18 Dec 2013 · Southeast

There's a strong element of sometimes cruel reality in many of Hans Christian Andersen's stories. This comes out strongly in Arthur Pita's dance-drama The Little Match Girl at Ipswich's Jerwood DanceHouse

The Brontës of Dunwich Heath and Cliff (Ipswich)
By Wilf Arasaratnam · 9 Dec 2013 · Southeast

The Eastern Angles Christmas show has become something of a Suffolk institution and fills the niche of an intelligent alternative to the Christmas pantomime

Dick Whittington (Ipswich)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 27 Nov 2013 · Southeast

It's loud, not to say noisy. It has a couple of new twists to the traditional story. It has to be Dick Whittington at the Ipswich New Wolsey Theatre

Britten's Got Talent (Ipswich)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 22 Nov 2013 · Southeast

The title of this new piece from Allegra Productions, showcasing at the New Wolsey Theatre Studio in Ipswich, is something of a double entendre

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