Month: February 2017

Spooky stage favourite returns to Norwich

THE WOMAN IN BLACK – APRIL 18-22 It is a theatrical experience like no other, and the chilling tale of The Woman In Black is set to be told at the Theatre Royal later this year. Norfolk audiences will be able to join in with the seven million visitors who have already felt their hair stand on end. The Woman In Black will be here from 18-22 April, as part of a national tour that marks the show’s 30th anniversary. First performed in 1987, it is the second-longest running show in the West End, after Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap....

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Police thank fans for showing ‘good spirit’ at East Anglian derby match

Police have thanked fans from Norwich and Ipswich for showing “good spirit” at today’s East Anglian derby match. The match resulted in just eight people being arrested in the lead-up and during the game held this afternoon (Sunday 26 February) at Carrow Road. About 2,000 Ipswich Town FC supporters travelled to the city for the midday kick-off with friendly, but firm policing. Two people were arrested for attempting to encroach the pitch, two other people were arrested for letting off smoke bombs in two separate incidents (one in the home stand and one in the away stand), whilst three...

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Matthew Bourne’s ‘The Red Shoes’ reviewed

Our student guest reviewers Ashton Hall and Sofie Parsons went to see Matthew Bourne’s ‘ The Red Shoes’   Matthew Bourne always merges the theatrical and classical world in a modern twist beautifully and The Red Shoes manifested no differently. His newest work, only 103 performances into its year long run, contained all the elaboration expected in Bourne’s choreography. I am always seeing the New Adventures productions as I am not only astounded by the quality of movement and dance, but the quality of the theatrical acting and characterisation of the individuals. Matthew Bourne has made no exception in his...

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CAMRA National Winter Ales Festival – Norwich chooses the Champion Winter Beer of Britain

Norwich drinkers sampling the winter ales in Blackfriars Hall yesterday – photo © The Eye Snapper Moor Brewery’s Old Freddy Walker has been crowned Champion Winter Beer of Britain at the National Winter Ales Festival in Norwich. After over a year of local tasting panels and regional heats leading up to the finals, CAMRA has announced that today Old Freddy Walker is the winner of the Best Winter Beer in Britain at The Halls, Norwich on Tuesday 21 February. The Bristol 7.3% Old Ale was crowned Champion at The National Winter Ales Festival, organised by the Norwich & Norfolk...

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CCTV images released after theft in Norwich

Police are appealing for help to identify three men following an incident which happened in Norwich last month. At some point between 10.30pm on Sunday 29 January and 7am on Monday 30 January 2017 a parcel drop box located on Magdalen Road has been broken into and items stolen from within. Officers would like to speak with the men captured in the CCTV images in connection with the incident. Anyone who may recognise the men, or anyone with information, should contact PC Holly Harwood at Norwich Police Station on 101. Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800...

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