Month: June 2017

Baroque Theatre Company bringing all-female comedy to Maddermarket Theatre

  The much-loved and acclaimed Baroque Theatre Company have now embarked on their summer tour which will see them perform a Comedy Triple Bill in a staggering 28 venues across England. The tour, which opened on Friday 5th May, continues until Sunday 30th July 2017. The Comedy Triple Bill features three short plays in one hilarious evening of fast-paced performances from an all female cast. Audiences can expect an evening of laughs of West End quality as they follow the characters’ journey through each play. The Comedy Triple Bill kicks off with Last Tango in Little Grimley written by...

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Fire chiefs continue safety checks and offer public reassurance following Grenfell Tower blaze

  Fire safety teams in Norfolk are continuing to make home visits and reassure the public about the safety of tower blocks across the county following the Grenfell Tower fire in London. Staff from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) are working closely with Norfolk County Council’s Trading Standards team, district councils and housing associations to speak to people living in mid-rise blocks and individual homes about home safety. The latest work follows NFRS’s visits, immediately after the fire, to the county’s 10 high rise blocks (nine in Norwich, one in King’s Lynn) to carry out operational checks and...

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Norwich Eye reviews Funny Girl at the Theatre Royal

Natasha J Barnes as Fanny Brice – Photo ©ManuelHarlan   Funny Girl is a popular revived musical based on the true story of a theatrical love story a century ago. It tells of the romance between revue singer Fanny Brice and career gambler Julius ‘Nicky’ Arnstein. Fans of the show may be familiar with the 1968 film version where Barbra Streisand reprises her role in the original stage performance. She won an Academy award for her performance, playing opposite Omar Sharif as Arnstein. The Streisand rendition of the hit songs of the show sets a challenging reference point for...

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Five 2 Five Release ‘Best Of Take That’ Video As Full Casting Announced For New Musical

THE BAND – FEBRUARY 6-17 A week after Take That rocked Norwich with their Wonderland tour, the five top performers set to star in the new musical featuring the band’s biggest hits are paying tribute to them in a must-see video. Five 2 Five have released a stunning medley of some of Take That’s biggest sellers as the countdown continues to The Band coming to Norwich Theatre Royal on February 6-17. They perform the likes of Pray, Never Forget and Rule The World at https://youtu.be/v7_eqmgqWYo The band were selected after a peak-time Saturday night BBC One talent show Let...

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Suspected stolen property appeal

Officers are appealing for the owners of suspected stolen property to come forward after it was seized early this Saturday 24 June 2017. Police received reports of a man acting suspiciously and looking in people’s vehicles at 5.20am in the Dussindale Drive area of Thorpe St Andrew. Officers found a number of sunglasses, phones, clothing, tools, electrical equipment, sound equipment and sat navs and are keen to speak to anyone who believes they may have had such items go missing. A man aged in his 40s was arrested in connection with this incident and is currently at Aylsham Police...

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