New Wolsey Theatre

Beauty and the Beast (Ipswich – panto)
By Wilf Arasartnam

The New Wolsey Theatre's rock and roll pantomime has become a staple of an Ipswich Christmas; yet again Peter Rowe's well-written show satisfies.

New shows and new faces at Ipswich's New Wolsey Theatre this spring

There should be something for all manner of theatre-goers in the recently inveiled New Wolsey Theatre season.

Talawa tours Arthur Miller's All My Sons in 2015
By Rebecca Donn

The leading Black-led theatre company has also announced a new writing programme

The Trials of Oscar Wilde

There's something about a courtroom drama - even when the case is a historical (not to say, historic) one which exerts a peculiar fascination

Midsummer Songs (Ipswich)
By Wilf Arasartnam

The New Wolsey Theatre of Ipswich has fine form playing on nostalgia and has produced many hits such as "Mods and Rox" and "20th Century Boy" which draw on the music of artists such as Marc Bolan and others.

Ipswich's New Wolsey Theatre receives a new award

Theatres often receive industry-promoted awards for being welcoming to their patrons. Increasingly, provision – front of house and back stage – for those potential theatre-goers or indeed employees who might otherwise find themselves excluded has come under the spotlight.

Rehearsals for A Farewell to Arms begin in Doncaster
By Ron Simpson

Acclaimed theatre makers imitating the dog bring their unique vision to Hemmingway's seminal novel

Pulse Festival 2014 – Part Two

Small has never been more profitable than with Pulse's Suitcase Prize – £1,000 for the best company whose production can be taken as hand-held luggage on public transport.

Pulse Festival 2014 – Part One
By Wilf Arasaratnam

A look at the annual Pulse Festival in Ipswich

The Gondoliers (tour – Ipswich)

You can easily see why "The Gondoliers" – the last major triumph of the Gilbert and Sullivan partnership – remains one of the most popular of all the Savoy operas.