New Wolsey Theatre

Midsummer Songs (Ipswich)
By Wilf Arasartnam · 18 Sep 2014

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
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 21 Aug 2014

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 · 31 Jul 2014

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

Pulse Festival 2014 – Part Two
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 26 Jun 2014

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 · 13 Jun 2014

A look at the annual Pulse Festival in Ipswich

The Gondoliers (tour – Ipswich)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 15 May 2014

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.

The Threepenny Opera (Tour - West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Hannah Giles · 26 Apr 2014

This anarchic updating of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera "lacks cohesion" but still goes down a storm in Leeds.

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

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

A committed new touring production from Peter Rowe and Jenny Sealey

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

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.