Month: April 2018

Master Illusionist Showcases Popular Work In New Show

  DERREN BROWN – JUNE 19-23 The multi-award-winning master of mind control and psychological illusion Derren Brown is heading back to Norwich Theatre Royal. His brand new show Underground is on stage from June 19 to 23 and mixes together some of his favourite work. Derren aims to create a jaw-dropping experience of magical genius for his audience whether they are new to his work or big fans. He explained: “Underground began as a show to take abroad for people who had not seen me. It is made up of all the best bits of the previous tours put...

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Police appeal after road rage incident, Norwich

Police are appealing for witnesses following a road rage incident in Norwich. It happened at Eaton Road at the traffic light junction with Newmarket Road on Monday 16 April, at about 8.30am. The victims, a man and woman both aged in their 40s, were cycling near stationary traffic when the driver of a car became verbally abusive towards them. The driver then got out of her car and approached the male cyclist, snatching his mobile phone which he was able to retrieve. Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information concerning...

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Norwich Eye reviews Cilla

  Cilla the Musical is this week’s offering at Norwich Theatre Royal, and sets itself the ambitious task of doing justice to the early story of one of Britain’s most popular stars. There is no shortage of musical theatre productions dedicated to the life stories of successful pop stars of the last century, and they are a bit of a mixed offering. Many try to create the youthful energy of young stars, with high impact production and dizzying levels of on-stage activity. Director Bill Kenwright has taken a more measured approach with this tale set in the heart of...

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In advance of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival Norwich Eye caught up with Hofesh Schechter

®Rahi Rezvani – Grand Finale    NORFOLK & NORWICH FESTIVAL World-renowned choreographer Hofesh Schechter is no stranger to ground-breaking work and his latest Olivier Award-nominated piece Grand Finale is no exception. It heads to Norwich Theatre Royal on May 15 as part of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival and he tells Sarah Crompton more about what is in store. Sarah: “What message are you aiming to convey in Grand Finale?” Hofesh Schechter: “Many times people want to know what I mean in a particular dance piece and I don’t think that really matters. What matters is what happens on...

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Appeal following caravan thefts

Police are investigating the thefts of two caravans. An Elddis Avante 505 was stolen from an address on Swaffham Road in Ashill between 7.10pm and 9.10pm on Monday 9 April. At approximately 9.25pm police received reports of a caravan in a ditch on the A47 westbound at Swaffham and enquiries established it was the stolen caravan. In a second incident, an Elddis Avante 505 caravan was stolen from an address in Little Snoring between 9.50pm and 10pm on Monday 9 April. The caravan has not been recovered. Officers are linking the thefts and are appealing for anyone who may...

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