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Cast Announcement! Three fantastic actors starring in ‘The Red Lion’ this Autumn!

July 28th, 2023

  We are delighted to announce the cast and creatives for our new production of Patrick Marber’s West End smash-hit drama, The Red Lion, directed by our Artistic Director/Chief Executive Douglas Rintoul

Shows On the left of the banner are three figures standing together, all of them looking comically serious or in awe. A large clock face is behind them and two of the figures hold the clock hands. The third holds a smoke machine, emitting a bright blue smoke that circles around the front of them. A large blue title to the right reads 'The Time Machine: A Comedy' and further, smaller text reads 'Michael Dylan, Star of 'The Goes Wrong Show' Dave Hearn, Amy Revelle' and 'four stars, 'gloriously silly, unrestrained fun' - The Stage.' Text above them reads 'written by Steven Canny & John Nicholson, directed by Orla O'Loughlin.' Also on the right is light blue text reading 'Online stream.'

‘The Time Machine’ Now Available to Watch Online

June 22nd, 2023

Following the recent stage premiere of Steven Canny & John Nicholson’s play, ‘The Time Machine’ – A Comedy, starring Michael Dylan (‘Wilf’), Dave Hearn (founding member of the Olivier Award-winning Mischief Theatre, ‘The Goes Wrong Show’) and Amy Revelle (‘Offside’), a filmed version of the live show will be available to stream online for two years from Thursday […]

News, Shows News, Shows A face looks seriously into the camera, smeared in different-coloured paint. Hands reach around their head and colourful blocks shoot off outwards from it, containing different patterns and images in a range of vibrant colours. A large yellow title at the bottom of the image reads 'Feel Me' with the white subtitle below it reading 'Who do you care about and why?'

Our Associate Artist The Paper Birds and their new show ‘Feel Me’ coming soon to the New Wolsey!

June 5th, 2023

One of our newly announced Associated Artists, The Paper Birds, is bringing a new, interactive show to our stage this summer – Feel Me (more information below)

News A collage of photos of the six new associate artists for the New Wolsey Theatre. From Aspire Black Suffolk, there are photos of Elma Glasgow, Ellisha Soanes, Tonia Wilson and Franstine Jones. The other photos are of Jamie Beddard, Martha Loader, Mae Munuo, two staff members from The Paper Birds and two staff members from Spinning Wheel Theatre.

The New Wolsey Theatre announces its first Associate Artists and Artist Relationship programme

June 2nd, 2023

Six East Anglian artists and companies – Aspire Black Suffolk, Jamie Beddard, Martha Loader, Mae Munuo, The Paper Birds and Spinning Wheel – are delighted to have been appointed to work with the New Wolsey Theatre’s Chief Executive/Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul in Ipswich, as part of its inaugural Associate Artists programme celebrating and supporting creativity in […]

News, Shows News, Shows Three men stand with their backs to the viewer, looking towards the bright white lights in a red football stadium. The man in the centre is young and wears a red football shirt with the number '17' in white on the back. The man on the left is old and wears a grey beanie hat and brown coat and has his hand on the shoulder of the young man in front of him. The man on the right is smart in a blue suit, one hand in his pocket, the other holding a football to his side. Both men at the sides are looming behind the young man in the centre. A white, marbled title beside the men reads 'The Red Lion, by Patrick Marber.' A red outline of a lion's head is in the 'O' of the title.

The New Wolsey Theatre scores with its Autumn 2023 season!

May 10th, 2023

We’re delighted to announce the details of our Autumn 2023 season which goes on general sale on Saturday 13 May at 10am

News, Shows News, Shows The image shows the silhouette of a young man with a guitar strapped to his back walking away from us towards a fluorescent line-drawing of the London skyline. The silhouette of his cat joining him is beside him. A glow and sparks of musical notes come from the city towards us. A large gold and white title reads 'Dick Whittington and his Cat' and 'The Rock 'n' Roll panto.'

New Wolsey Theatre Rock ‘n’ Roll Pantomime for 2023/24 Announced!

March 22nd, 2023

The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich has today announced that 2023 will see them give the rock ‘n’ roll pantomime treatment to Dick Whittington and his Cat from Thursday 23rd November 2023 – Saturday 20th January 2024

News, Shows News, Shows The background features a brick wall of the inside of a train tunnel, with smoke from a train filling the tunnel and light coming in from the bottom right. Mint-green text reads 'Noël Coward's Brief Encounter, adapted for the stage by Emma Rice,' beside white text that reads 'The Cast.'

Cast announced for Noël Coward’s ‘Brief Encounter,’ adapted for the stage by Emma Rice!

February 22nd, 2023

  New Wolsey Theatre and Wiltshire Creative, in association with Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, today announce the full cast and creative team for Noël Coward’s Brief Encounter, adapted for the stage by Emma Rice

News, Shows News, Shows Actor Robert Daws is smiling as he holds up two small cocktail glasses. He is wearing a tweed suit jacket with a navy blue cardigan and white shirt underneath. The set behind is lit purple.

A Q&A with ‘Wodehouse in Wonderland’ actor Robert Daws!

February 14th, 2023

  Photography: Pamela Raith How did the play come about? It all started with my own interest in PG ‘Plum’ Wodehouse

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Michèle Taylor appointed MBE for services to Theatre and People with Disabilities

February 6th, 2023

Michèle Taylor has been appointed MBE for services to Theatre and People with Disabilities as part of the New Year’s Honours list

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Emerging Suffolk talent cast in production of Dennis Kelly’s ‘DNA’!

January 19th, 2023

“I’m thrilled to be back at the Wolsey after spending my teenage years with the Young Company

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