News, Shows News, Shows Robyn (left) and Dougal (right) sit on a park bench smiling at each other, dressed in warm winter coats and scarves. The signs of New York City are vaguely visible in the background. Snowflakes border the top of the image and in the bottom left corner is a white circle containing the logo for The Stage Debut Awards - white text reading 'The Stage Debut Awards in association with Access Entertainment' over the top of bright pink brushstrokes.

Writers of New Wolsey co-production win Stage Debut Award!

September 28th, 2020

Jim Barne and Kit Buchan, writers of the 2019 musical The Season, which was co-produced by the New Wolsey Theatre and the Royal & Derngate Theatre in Northampton last year, have won the award of Best Composer or Lyricist at The Stage Debut Awards 2020

News, Press Release, Shows News, Press Release, Shows News, Press Release, Shows 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’

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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

News An image of a newspaper article from the East Anglian Daily Times, dated Tuesday 5th September 2000, with the title 'After 22 months, the curtain rises again.' Beneath the heading is an image of the front of the theatre, 'Wolsey Theatre' spelled out in big block-style letters above the door. At the steps out the front, six people, including our Chief Executive Sarah Holmes, stand together, smiling for the camera on their first day at work.

‘The curtain rises again’: 20 years ago at the New Wolsey

September 4th, 2020

Have you known the New Wolsey Theatre since the beginning? Do you remember the iconic lime-green seats? Are you looking forward to our 20th birthday on 1st February 2021, the anniversary of our first performance? We’re delighted to have stumbled across an old newspaper article from the East Anglian Daily Times, dated twenty years ago […]

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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

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Brand new Reconnect Workshops announced

August 24th, 2020

It’s time to stop that boxset binge, forget social media and finally silence the screen

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Up, Up, Up and Away: Setting up the BSL Interpretation on Zoom

August 6th, 2020

  As you may already know, the show of Up, Up, Up and Away on August 7th at 13:30 will have an optional BSL interpreter, who will be there throughout the show

News Photograph by Carl Lamb. The image shows an empty New Wolsey auditorium, from the stage, looking out towards the seats. There is no set on the stage and the room is lit up as if before a show.

Important Update about the New Wolsey Theatre

August 5th, 2020

It is with deep regret that the management of the New Wolsey Theatre has had to make the extremely difficult decision to consult a significant number of its staff about possible redundancies

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Zoom, the Living Room and a Big, Blue Hot Air Balloon

August 4th, 2020

A key words document is now available for this Friday’s online show, Up, Up, Up and Away

News The front of the New Wolsey Theatre decorated with the pink and white tape of #SceneChange, which is zig-zagging from the first floor to the ground outside and up again.

The New Wolsey Theatre gets a #SceneChange

July 25th, 2020

The national #MissingLiveTheatre campaign by #SceneChange has seen theatres and arts venues around the country decorated with pink and white tape, as a nod to the pause the industry has taken due to coronavirus

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