Author: The Editor

Shaky Steps Out from behind the ‘Green Door’

Shakin’ Stevens  – Norwich Theatre Royal – May 7, 2017   Shakin’ Stevens is all set to drive his Norwich fans crazy in ‘This Ole House’ when he arrives on stage at Norwich Theatre Royal on May 7 next year. The evergreen rock ‘n’ roll entertainer and songwriter, who was the UK’s highest-selling singles artist of the 1980s, is stepping out from behind his ‘Green Door’ to embark on his biggest ever nationwide tour visiting 33 towns and cities over six weeks in late Spring 2017. Shaky’s catalogue of hits ranges from Green Door and Oh Julie, to This...

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Join the Voice Project Choir to perform in spectacular winter concert

Anyone can join internationally renowned Norfolk choir and sing in Norwich Cathedral The latest call is out for anyone who would like to sing with an internationally renowned Norfolk choir. The Voice Project Choir are recruiting singers for their winter concert. Absolutely anyone over 16 is welcome to join, there are no auditions and all rehearsals are conducted in such a way that no previous experience of singing or music is required. ‘All you need is enthusiasm’ said co-director Jonathan Baker. Anyone who thinks they may be interested can attend a no obligation taster session on 11 October after...

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Blues Brothers – a student guest review

Norwich Theatre Royal/ Tuesday 20th September 2016 Psychedelic. Comedic. Feel good. Those are a few words that spring to mind when watching the ‘Blues Brothers’ at the Theatre Royal on 20th September 2016. The performance started out with the outstanding, electric sounds of the band, who were live onstage to invite audience members to get up and dance. The jazz themed start with the saxophone leading the way was a really engaging start to the performance with an incredible sax solo. The instrumentals triggered the ‘feel good’ mood to the whole show and really captured the way the style...

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Ex-social workers encouraged back to the profession by County Council

It is known that the shortage of experienced social workers nationally is leading to an increased reliance on expensive agency workers. Norfolk County Council is striving to address this by the launch of its Social Care Academy this summer, aimed at recruiting and retaining more social workers by promising employees personal development opportunities throughout their career. The goal is not only to attract and keep a stable workforce, but also to encourage former social workers to consider returning to the profession. Now, a national scheme is also bidding to tempt ex-social workers back. Nationally, more than 11% of social...

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Felicity Kendal leads strong cast in A Room With A View

Norwich Theatre Royal – November 7-12, 2016 The nation’s sweetheart when she first shot to fame in the mid-1970s as the long-suffering Barbara Good opposite her self-sufficiency obsessed husband Tom (Richard Briers) in The Good Life, Felicity Kendal comes to Norwich Theatre Royal in another much-loved story – A Room With A View. Based on the classic EM Forster novel, this major new stage production is presented by Theatre Royal Bath who brought the critically-acclaimed Hobson’s Choice to the city this Spring, which proved to be one of the year’s hottest tickets. A Room With A View has been...

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