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The photograph shows a group of young people sitting in a circle on the New Wolsey stage. They are in the middle of a workshop, all wearing masks and socially distanced.

Autumn relaunch of New Wolsey Youth Theatres announced

October 23rd, 2020

The New Wolsey Theatre are relaunching their Youth Theatre programme for the first time since all activity had to be shut down by the pandemic earlier this year. Jumping back to life in the week beginning Monday 9 November 2020, the New Wolsey Youth Theatres, run by the New Wolsey Creative Communities team, are a […]

In the centre is the title 'What a Carve Up!' in a yellow mix-and-match style font, under a gold magnifying glass and over the top of a portrait of an old man, his face mostly obscured by the letters. In the background is the dark brown of wooden beams. The image is split into four, around the title. From the top left image round clockwise, the images show photographs of Rebecca Front, Sharon D. Clarke, Sir Derek Jacobi and Stephen Fry.

Stephen Fry, Sharon D. Clarke, Griff Rhys Jones and Sir Derek Jacobi among stellar cast list for New Wolsey Theatre co-production of ‘What A Carve Up!’

September 25th, 2020

The New Wolsey is delighted to reveal casting news from its digital co-production of What A Carve Up! The theatre has teamed up with The Barn and Lawrence Batley Theatres to bring a new adaptation of Jonathan Coe’s acclaimed novel to a virtual ‘stage’. The novel has been adapted by Henry Filloux-Bennett (CEO of the […]

The image has a white background and two landscape rectangles in the middle, the top one purple and the bottom a light green. '#7InclusivePrinciples' is typed in white text in the purple box and 'for the arts in Covid-19' is typed in black text in the green one. Along the bottom, from left to right, are displayed the logos for Ramps on the Moon, What Next?, #WeShallNotBeRemoved, Attitude is Everything and The British Paraorchestra.

UK Cultural Organisations Join Up to Promote Seven Inclusive Principles for Disabled People in Arts and Culture

September 15th, 2020

For Audio, Large Print, Easy Read, PDF and British Sign Language versions of a more detailed account of this article, please click here.   Campaigning cultural organisations We Shall Not Be Removed, Ramps on the Moon, Attitude is Everything, Paraorchestra and What Next? have joined together to create a new guide for the arts and […]

What a Carve Up! world premiere screening

August 25th, 2020

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester, the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield and the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich have announced the world premiere of Henry Filloux-Bennett’s online play What A Carve Up, based on Jonathan Coe’s critically acclaimed satirical novel. The digital production, which will be directed by Tamara Harvey (Home, I’m Darling), chronicles the […]

Brand new Reconnect Workshops announced

August 24th, 2020

It’s time to stop that boxset binge, forget social media and finally silence the screen. We’re thrilled to announce that this September and October we are hosting a range of exciting Reconnect workshops for young people aged between 9 – 16 years. Take a look below to discover more about the workshops on offer throughout […]

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New Wolsey Theatre releases ‘SCRUBS’ – a short film made as part of the StoryLine project

July 24th, 2020

We’re so excited to be releasing our first creative project based on work submitted to our StoryLine initiative by a member of the public. Scrubs (above) is the story of a seamstress who sews magical garments and who finds her calling in the midst of a pandemic. The 6 minute (approx) film has been transformed […]

Get involved with our latest creative project: StoryLine

May 20th, 2020

(Molly-Grace Cutler as Sheena in Oxy and The Morons leaving a punk poem on StoryLine. Photo Mike Kwasniak.) The New Wolsey Theatre needs you!  We’re putting a call out for people to join in with our latest creative project, StoryLine. StoryLine is a dedicated phone line where you are invited to call 01473 760799 and […]

Announcing Testing Ground 4 commissions!

May 4th, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the outcome of the New Wolsey Theatre Testing Ground 4 Commissioning programme, which develops original work from D/deaf and disabled artists, especially since we have been able to extend the typical amount of commissions that we offer thanks to funding from Ramps on the Moon. Even in the midst of […]

Jump into Bounce…

April 30th, 2020

We’re thrilled to introduce Bounce, our brand new fortnightly curation of the best arts and culture on the web right now. There’s loads of fantastic stuff to enjoy from some amazing arts and culture companies both nationally and locally so we thought we’d pull it all together for you to enjoy in one handy place! […]

We’re pausing for thought

April 9th, 2020

We like to think of our audience members as friends; after all, without an audience there is no theatre. So, dear friend, we’re going to level with you.   We’re thinking about Autumn. We have a cracking season of shows lined up for you. But it’s likely to change. Some of the visiting companies are starting to tell […]

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