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ANNOUNCING OUR NEXT ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PANTO…

February 19th, 2020

  We are thrilled to announce that the next rock ‘n’ roll showstopper by Peter Rowe will be Jack and the Beanstalk! Dame Dolly Durden’s family farm has fallen on hard times – Squire Snuffbox is demanding the rent and Giant Blunderbore, with his wicked sidekick, Fleshcreep, is terrorising the land

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Creative Learning – Spring 2020

February 18th, 2020

Youth Perform 2020 presents ARE YOU SITTING COMFORTABLY? It’s TV Night in the Shufflebottom house, and the situation’s comedy! Dad makes the whole family watch the TV together, including the dog! No tablets, no laptops, no phones… just some good old fashioned entertainment just like when he was a boy, even though ‘…there’s never anything […]

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5 minutes with Tom Wentworth, writer of Burke and Hare

February 14th, 2020

With our latest New Wolsey production, Burke and Hare, only a few months away we took 5 minutes to speak with the play’s writer Tom Wentworth

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Taking on the Gecko style

February 13th, 2020

Guest Post by Karen Bartholomew, Associate Artist: Dance and Engagement at Mind the Gap, and a little space Co-Creator

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5 minutes with Jeni Draper, director of My Mother Said I Never Should…

February 4th, 2020

A CLASSIC RE-IMAGINED “My Mother said I never should, play with gypsies in the wood, if I did she would say, naughty girl to disobey!” – words from Charlotte Keatley’s contemporary classic, My Mother Said I Never Should, which have been brought to life by countless actors since it was first written in the 1980s

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5 minutes with Miss Marple…. AKA Sarah Thomas

January 25th, 2020

Sarah Thomas plays Miss Marple in Middle Ground Theatre Company’s touring production of Agatha Christie’s A Murder Is Announced

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Suffolk County Council’s Jayne Knight shortlisted for Hearts for the Arts Award 2020

January 17th, 2020

The shortlist has been announced for the National Campaign for the Arts’ (NCA) Hearts For The Arts Awards 2020

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Macbeth Auditions!

January 17th, 2020

Would you like the chance to be part of a production at the New Wolsey Theatre? We have the opportunity for four children to share the roles of Young Macduff and Fleance in the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch production of Macbeth this March! A Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Derby Theatre production touring to New Wolsey Theatre, […]

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A Whole Week of Fun for Half Term!

January 9th, 2020

It may be only halfway through the term but there are some amazing activities coming up that make up for it! Five of the East of England’s most exciting arts spaces are coming together this February half-term to present a variety of hands-on, cost-free*, family-friendly activities

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5 minutes with Beth Flintoff, writer of The Ballad of Maria Marten

December 11th, 2019

Beth Flintoff is the writer of The Ballad of Maria Marten and researched extensively to write the play

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