Month: April 2018

Nigel havers talks to Norwich Eye about ART

ART – APRIL 23-28 Nigel Havers is heading back to Norwich Theatre Royal to star in the multi-award-winning comedy ART opposite Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson on April 23-28. It follows the story of three friends who fall out over the purchase of a piece of art..or is it? Ahead of its visit, Nigel talks pictures, polishing and perfection with Norwich Eye. Norwich Eye: What is your favourite work of art? Nigel Havers: It changes over the years, but I love the work of Andrew Wyeth, who I got to know through my wife and who painted wonderful paintings...

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West End-Bound Stage Hit Helps Heralds New Chapter In Playhouse History

A brand new show performed by Henry VIII’s six wives combines historical heartbreak with a pop soundtrack and heralds a new chapter in the life of Norwich Playhouse. Fresh from a handful of sold-out previews in London’s theatre-land, SIX premieres at Norwich Playhouse on July 11-15 as the Playhouse launches a new chapter in its life. Since 2003, the Theatre Royal has run the venue on behalf of the Playhouse Trust but the Playhouse is now set to legally merge and formally become part of the Theatre Royal. David Merrick, Chair of the Playhouse Trustees, said: “The two trusts...

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Children’s Hospital celebrates birthday with ‘Jenny Lind Day’

The Jenny Lind playground at NNUH The Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital will mark its 164th birthday this week with a fun day to celebrate the occasion. Norwich was the second city in the country to have a children’s hospital, opening two years after London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children which opened in 1852. The hospital, part of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals (NNUH), continues to care for thousands of sick children every year. NNUH Fundraising Manager Louise Cook said: “As part of the NHS 70th birthday celebrations this year, we thought it would be a lovely idea...

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Free tickets for Stage Two show on Friday

Image Credit: Mitzi de Margary FREE tickets are available for Fly No Filter’s Glorious on Friday 6 April, 2.30pm & 7.30pm at Stage Two. A contemporary hip-hop dance theatre performance about many kinds of love, Glorious is a female-led exposé of the heightened emotions surrounding motherhood, adolescence, growing up and letting go. Combining talking, dancing, reminiscing and baking, Glorious is an unfiltered social commentary on contemporary life, inspiring audiences and provoking debate. Suitable for age 12+. Watch the Glorious Tour trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=111&v=PPCiTEiZWtg Please quote FLYNOFILTER when booking your (FREE) tickets at Norwich Theatre Royal Box Office (01603) 63...

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Chloe Smith speaks to ‘The Speaker’

Chloe meets Thorpe St Andrew Sixth Form Students, for an interview with their newly created political magazine, The Speaker.   ‘Why are you a Conservative?’, ‘What is the best part about your job?’ and ‘What does the average day of an MP look like?’- these, and many others were all questions put to Chloe Smith, Member of Parliament for Norwich North, when she was interviewed by new online political magazine, ‘The Speaker’. ‘The Speaker’ was created, and is run by a group of four A-Level Politics Students from Thorpe St Andrew High School, who approached Chloe seeking an opportunity...

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