Lowestoft Events

Tim Anderson, Jules Maxine and Karen Read are looking for acts for a new variety show at the Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft.

Music, comedy and variety aplenty will take centre stage at the Seagull Theatre in Pakefield in the week ahead.

The John Ward band who will perform on the Waveney Folk Club stage at Crown Street Hall, Lowestoft.

A popular band will return to the Waveney Folk Club tonight (Friday).

Big Hero 6

The big screen at Lowestoft’s Marina Theatre will play host to a number of BAFTA winning and Oscar nominated films over the coming months, along with a special programme for families over the half term holiday and a number of special live and recorded screenings from across the world.

Norfolk and Suffolk Events

Brian Conley as 'PT Barnum'. Photo by Johan Persson

Roll up for Brian Conley in Barnum, Simon Amstell, music and theatre, SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.

The Ghost Train is being performed at the Maddermarket Theatre in Norwich.
Cast photograph, including director Stash Kirkbride holding the model set design, by Mark Benfield.

It is all aboard for a comedy thriller as one of Norwich’s theatres prepares to present the show The Ghost Train.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is coming to Norwich Theatre Royal.
Pictured is Shmuel (Colby Mulgrew) and Bruno (Finlay Wright-Stephens). Photo: Shaun Webb.

Local actors are needed to join the cast of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas when the show visits Norwich Theatre Royal.

Eating Out or Eating In

The Seventh Heaven Burger and Waffle House which has opened on Exchange Street. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A dozen customers queueing for their first taste of Norwich’s newest restaurant were hoping its waffles and burgers would reach celestial heights of culinary excellence.

Adnams' award-winning Longshore vodka being made at the Copper House Distillery in Southwold.
Jonathan Adnams with a bottle of the Longshore vodka.

Picture: James Bass

They beat the Baltics, despite being better known for brewing beer and now their vodka has been hailed as the best in the world. STACIA BRIGGS went to Southwold to visit Adnams’ award-winning distillery.

The London Vegetable Orchestra at Aylsham Food Festival 2014. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Musical instruments made out of vegetables were a highlight of Aylsham Food Festival: Entertainment with a Difference on Saturday.

Film & Cinema

Katie Leigh and Darius J James star in A Night of Dirty Dancing

It’s the ultimate feel-good classic. A film you switch on if you’ve had rubbish day, a bad break-up or simply because you haven’t seen it in a while.

Undated Film Still Handout from The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Pictured: Left to Right, Celia Imrie as Madge Hardcastle, Ronald Pickup as Norman Cousins, Diana Hardcastle as Carol, Judi Dench as Evelyn Greenslade, Maggie Smith as Muriel Donnely and Bill Nighy as Douglas Ainslie. See PA Feature FILM Film Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Laurie Sparham/Twentieth Century Fox. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Film Reviews.

Towards the end of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, a secret inspector is asked for an honest assessment of Jaipur’s luxury development for residents in their golden years.

Chiara D'Anna in The Duke of Burgundy

Chiara D’Anna talks to Alex Bellotti about working with Peter Strickland, the reality of filming sex scenes and ‘human toilets’.

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