The Next Six Weeks

Tue 20 Feb

19:00

Nina - A Story about Me and Nina Simone

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Unfortunately this show has been cancelled due to the ill health of the lead. We will be contacting all bookers to offer an exchange to the same performance when it returns to us in the Autumn Season or a full refund.


A Unity Theatre and Riksteatern co-production
Devised by Dritëro Kasapi & Josette Bushell-Mingo

Backed by a brilliant band, Olivier Award-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo mixes story and song as she draws together tales from the life of Nina Simone and her own extraordinary career. Touching upon the 1960’s civil rights movement, and drawing into parallel the struggles of the civil rights movement today.

Nina Simone was one of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth century. She was the consummate musical storyteller who used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation, empowerment, and love through a magnificent body of work.


“A searing tribute restarts Simone's revolution.” ★★★★ The Guardian

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19:45

PULSE Presents: Police Cops In Space

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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Presented by The Pretend Men

Following a total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017, multi award-winning comedy trio The Pretend Men are back with their critically acclaimed theatrical blockbuster POLICE COPS IN SPACE;  a low-fi sci-fi set in the most dangerous place on Earth... Space. 

After his father is killed by an evil robot, Sammy Johnson, the last Police Cop in the universe, blasts off in an unmanned escape pod. Now on a distant planet, Sammy must team up with Alien fighter pilot Ranger and his trusty Cyborg C9 as they embark on an intergalactic adventure across the galaxy to find Earth, avenge his father and become the best damn Police Cop in space.

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Wed 21 Feb

19:45

Nina - A Story about Me and Nina Simone

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Unfortunately this show has been cancelled due to the ill health of the lead. We will be contacting all bookers to offer an exchange to the same performance when it returns to us in the Autumn Season or a full refund.


A Unity Theatre and Riksteatern co-production
Devised by Dritëro Kasapi & Josette Bushell-Mingo

Backed by a brilliant band, Olivier Award-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo mixes story and song as she draws together tales from the life of Nina Simone and her own extraordinary career. Touching upon the 1960’s civil rights movement, and drawing into parallel the struggles of the civil rights movement today.

Nina Simone was one of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth century. She was the consummate musical storyteller who used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation, empowerment, and love through a magnificent body of work.


“A searing tribute restarts Simone's revolution.” ★★★★ The Guardian

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Thu 22 Feb

19:45

Nina - A Story about Me and Nina Simone

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Unfortunately this show has been cancelled due to the ill health of the lead. We will be contacting all bookers to offer an exchange to the same performance when it returns to us in the Autumn Season or a full refund.


A Unity Theatre and Riksteatern co-production
Devised by Dritëro Kasapi & Josette Bushell-Mingo

Backed by a brilliant band, Olivier Award-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo mixes story and song as she draws together tales from the life of Nina Simone and her own extraordinary career. Touching upon the 1960’s civil rights movement, and drawing into parallel the struggles of the civil rights movement today.

Nina Simone was one of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth century. She was the consummate musical storyteller who used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation, empowerment, and love through a magnificent body of work.


“A searing tribute restarts Simone's revolution.” ★★★★ The Guardian

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Fri 23 Feb

19:45

A Brave Face

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Vamos Theatre presents a co-production with Mercury Theatre Colchester and a co-commission with London International Mime Festival.

His hardest battle is the one back home

Afghanistan: 2009.
Ryan is there to see the world, learn a trade, get a life. Training's complete, combat is a buzz. But on one particular hot and desperate tour of duty, Ryan sees things he can’t talk about, to anyone. And when he returns home, the trouble really begins.

A Brave Face explores Post-Traumatic Stress, an unseen and often unrecognised injury of war, and the impact it can have on even the closest of families. With compassion and fearlessness, Vamos brings its trademark, wordless, full mask style to a story that needs to be told.

Praised by press and public alike for its consummate full mask skills, engaging storytelling, physical dexterity and emotional insight, Vamos continues to involve and engage audiences across borders and boundaries, taking on challenging themes with poignancy, humour and humanity.

Suitable for aged 12 years up and accessible to hearing and d/Deaf audiences alike.

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Sat 24 Feb

11:00

Storymaker - Little Story - Spring 18

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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If you’re 3 or 4 years old and love silly stories and tremendous tales then you’ve got to come and meet the Storymaker at the New Wolsey Theatre.

Mums, Dads, Grans, Grandads, big brothers and big sisters should come too, they can look after you and pick up some tips along the way.

Storymaker takes place in the upstairs foyer of the theatre where the children sit on cushions around the Storymaker chair.

NOTE: You only need to book tickets for children.

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12:00

Storymaker - Big Story - Spring 18

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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If you’re 5 or 6 you can leave your family downstairs in the New Wolsey Café Bar and come upstairs to meet the Storymaker yourself for an amazing adventure, or an exciting escapade.

Mums, Dads, Grans, Grandads, siblings can come too, but they’ll have to join in with the fun.

Storymaker takes place in the upstairs foyer of the theatre where the children sit on cushions around the Storymaker chair.

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19:45

Judy & Liza

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Liverpool's Royal Court

Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli are still the most loved mother and daughter team in showbiz. And now the two iconic performers are back together again thanks to Judy and Liza, the new musical experience touring the UK.

Set against a background of photographs and movie clips of the two women, this production features performances of all of your favourite hits including Cabaret, Maybe This Time and The Man That Got Away.

The audience are taken on an emotional rollercoaster as we discover the uncanny parallels between some of Judy and Liza's most iconic songs and their own personal lives, so often blighted with tragedy and loneliness.

West End star Emma Dears once again takes on the role of Liza Minelli, following a successful UK tour. This is a chance to hear the sensational stories of the lives of two of the world’s most legendary stars of stage and screen and to enjoy some of the most beautiful and popular songs of the last eighty years.

Come and hear the music play as the curtain rises once more one on the mother and daughter who really did put the ‘show’ into showbiz.

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Mon 26 Feb

19:45

Quartet

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Mark Goucher and David Ian present
A Cheltenham Everyman Theatre Production

Paul Nicholas (The Real Marigold Hotel, Just Good Friends, EastEnders) Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Oh What A Lovely War), Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses, The Green Green Grass) and Jeff Rawle (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Drop the Dead Donkey) star in a brand-new revival of the bitter-sweet comedy Quartet.

Quartet is the charming tale of four ageing opera singers. Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a magnificent retirement home in Kent, where the rumour circling the halls is that the home will soon play host to a new resident, and word is it’s a star. When Jean arrives old rivalries resurface, secrets are revealed and chaos unfolds, but in true theatrical tradition – the show must go on. A celebration of the twilight years and the hilarity of growing old disgracefully!

Oscar-winning writer Sir Ronald Harwood has been nominated for several Tony and Olivier awards in a long and distinguished career. His play, The Dresser, recently completed a sold-out West End run. Produced by the team behind Jeeves & Wooster, The Miser, The Dresser and the smash-hit musical The Bodyguard.

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Tue 27 Feb

19:00

Quartet

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Mark Goucher and David Ian present
A Cheltenham Everyman Theatre Production

Paul Nicholas (The Real Marigold Hotel, Just Good Friends, EastEnders) Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Oh What A Lovely War), Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses, The Green Green Grass) and Jeff Rawle (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Drop the Dead Donkey) star in a brand-new revival of the bitter-sweet comedy Quartet.

Quartet is the charming tale of four ageing opera singers. Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a magnificent retirement home in Kent, where the rumour circling the halls is that the home will soon play host to a new resident, and word is it’s a star. When Jean arrives old rivalries resurface, secrets are revealed and chaos unfolds, but in true theatrical tradition – the show must go on. A celebration of the twilight years and the hilarity of growing old disgracefully!

Oscar-winning writer Sir Ronald Harwood has been nominated for several Tony and Olivier awards in a long and distinguished career. His play, The Dresser, recently completed a sold-out West End run. Produced by the team behind Jeeves & Wooster, The Miser, The Dresser and the smash-hit musical The Bodyguard.

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19:45

PULSE Presents: The Chef Show

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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Presented by Ragged Edge Productions

A delicious fusion of comedy play and cookery.

Two actors play all the roles in the story of a busy night in the local curry house. They will be joined by Sayid from Ipswich's very own Taj Mahal on Norwich Road - offering a spicy cookery demonstration. The show includes a chance to share food and conversation with Sayid and the cast.

Deliciously entertaining for all the family!

The story of The Chef Show centres on father and son Abdul and Khalid on a particularly busy night in their restaurant. As they struggle to deal with all of the customers ‘out front’ and the staff in the kitchen they also have to decide on the future of the family business. Will Khalid carry on the family business, or is this the end? Much of the fun of the show comes from seeing just two actors having to play multiple roles – in the same scene!

By Nick Ahad
Directed by Stefan Escreet

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Wed 28 Feb

14:30

Quartet

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Mark Goucher and David Ian present
A Cheltenham Everyman Theatre Production

Paul Nicholas (The Real Marigold Hotel, Just Good Friends, EastEnders) Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Oh What A Lovely War), Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses, The Green Green Grass) and Jeff Rawle (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Drop the Dead Donkey) star in a brand-new revival of the bitter-sweet comedy Quartet.

Quartet is the charming tale of four ageing opera singers. Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a magnificent retirement home in Kent, where the rumour circling the halls is that the home will soon play host to a new resident, and word is it’s a star. When Jean arrives old rivalries resurface, secrets are revealed and chaos unfolds, but in true theatrical tradition – the show must go on. A celebration of the twilight years and the hilarity of growing old disgracefully!

Oscar-winning writer Sir Ronald Harwood has been nominated for several Tony and Olivier awards in a long and distinguished career. His play, The Dresser, recently completed a sold-out West End run. Produced by the team behind Jeeves & Wooster, The Miser, The Dresser and the smash-hit musical The Bodyguard.

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19:45

Quartet

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Mark Goucher and David Ian present
A Cheltenham Everyman Theatre Production

Paul Nicholas (The Real Marigold Hotel, Just Good Friends, EastEnders) Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Oh What A Lovely War), Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses, The Green Green Grass) and Jeff Rawle (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Drop the Dead Donkey) star in a brand-new revival of the bitter-sweet comedy Quartet.

Quartet is the charming tale of four ageing opera singers. Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a magnificent retirement home in Kent, where the rumour circling the halls is that the home will soon play host to a new resident, and word is it’s a star. When Jean arrives old rivalries resurface, secrets are revealed and chaos unfolds, but in true theatrical tradition – the show must go on. A celebration of the twilight years and the hilarity of growing old disgracefully!

Oscar-winning writer Sir Ronald Harwood has been nominated for several Tony and Olivier awards in a long and distinguished career. His play, The Dresser, recently completed a sold-out West End run. Produced by the team behind Jeeves & Wooster, The Miser, The Dresser and the smash-hit musical The Bodyguard.

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19:45

PULSE Presents: Gein's Family Giftshop

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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Like persistent dandruff, Gein’s Family Giftshop are back and they are itching to show you what they’ve come up with. Skin ailments aside, the four strong, five star sketch group can’t wait to hawk out their highly anticipated third hour. What nobody anticipated was that the four would become three and then four again two weeks before the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Roping in some assistance from “the arts”- an “actor” from “LAMDA”- Gein’s invite you back into their world so you can see their latest sketches stitched together with a heavy dose of inner turmoil, fragile mental health and one dead mum (it’s very funny). Par for the course for two PE kit wearing idiots from Salford University, and a trained actor on minimum wage. Don’t worry, you don’t need to have seen the first two, it’s like Toy Story 3 but with more fake blood.

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Thu 1 Mar

19:45

Quartet

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Mark Goucher and David Ian present
A Cheltenham Everyman Theatre Production

Paul Nicholas (The Real Marigold Hotel, Just Good Friends, EastEnders) Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Oh What A Lovely War), Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses, The Green Green Grass) and Jeff Rawle (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Drop the Dead Donkey) star in a brand-new revival of the bitter-sweet comedy Quartet.

Quartet is the charming tale of four ageing opera singers. Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a magnificent retirement home in Kent, where the rumour circling the halls is that the home will soon play host to a new resident, and word is it’s a star. When Jean arrives old rivalries resurface, secrets are revealed and chaos unfolds, but in true theatrical tradition – the show must go on. A celebration of the twilight years and the hilarity of growing old disgracefully!

Oscar-winning writer Sir Ronald Harwood has been nominated for several Tony and Olivier awards in a long and distinguished career. His play, The Dresser, recently completed a sold-out West End run. Produced by the team behind Jeeves & Wooster, The Miser, The Dresser and the smash-hit musical The Bodyguard.

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19:45

PULSE Presents: Then & Now

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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Presented by the New Wolsey Theatre

Many influential theatre makers and writers have identified as LGBT, and many important milestones in gay liberation first found their feet on a stage. Then & Now is an evening of rehearsed readings from some of British theatre’s finest gay voices from both past and present, as well as the chance to see some new short plays written especially for the night. Come along to the New Wolsey Studio for this one off event celebrating LGBT History Month for a glimpse into life of the LGBT community then and now.

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Fri 2 Mar

19:45

Quartet

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Mark Goucher and David Ian present
A Cheltenham Everyman Theatre Production

Paul Nicholas (The Real Marigold Hotel, Just Good Friends, EastEnders) Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Oh What A Lovely War), Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses, The Green Green Grass) and Jeff Rawle (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Drop the Dead Donkey) star in a brand-new revival of the bitter-sweet comedy Quartet.

Quartet is the charming tale of four ageing opera singers. Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a magnificent retirement home in Kent, where the rumour circling the halls is that the home will soon play host to a new resident, and word is it’s a star. When Jean arrives old rivalries resurface, secrets are revealed and chaos unfolds, but in true theatrical tradition – the show must go on. A celebration of the twilight years and the hilarity of growing old disgracefully!

Oscar-winning writer Sir Ronald Harwood has been nominated for several Tony and Olivier awards in a long and distinguished career. His play, The Dresser, recently completed a sold-out West End run. Produced by the team behind Jeeves & Wooster, The Miser, The Dresser and the smash-hit musical The Bodyguard.

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Sat 3 Mar

11:00

Kid Carpet: Noisy Holiday

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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Presented by Kid Carpet and the Noisy Animals

The Noisy Animals are looking forward to their dream holidays and have some brilliant ideas about where in the world they want to go. Kid Carpet just wants them all to be together but will he be able to keep everyone happy when he can’t even get them in the car?

This lively show contains a mix of live music, theatre, comedy, puppetry and animation. Hot new tracks from Kid Carpet include; “Rollercoaster”, “Swimming with the Fishes” and “Get in the Car”.

A ridiculous and funny story of going on your holidays with silliness and mischief for the whole family. Expect flying tents, diving bears, massive carrots and Ibiza anthems.

Ed Patrick (aka Kid Carpet), is a Bristol-based maker of nonsense music and rock’n’roll theatre shows. Noisy Holiday is the fourth instalment of the Noisy Animals adventure, they’ve had a dance contest, they’ve been to space, they’ve caused bedlam in Bethlehem now it’s time for a nice relaxing holiday...

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12:30

Backstage Tour (Quartet)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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The New Wolsey Theatre is opening its stage door to offer a brilliant and rare opportunity you go behind the scenes. Our engaging, knowledgeable tour guides will lead you through the theatre to the dressing rooms, the green room, the lighting box, the trap doors, onto the stage and beyond! Tours can be booked online but if you have access requirements please contact the Ticket Sales Team on 01473 295900.

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13:30

Kid Carpet: Noisy Holiday

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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Presented by Kid Carpet and the Noisy Animals

The Noisy Animals are looking forward to their dream holidays and have some brilliant ideas about where in the world they want to go. Kid Carpet just wants them all to be together but will he be able to keep everyone happy when he can’t even get them in the car?

This lively show contains a mix of live music, theatre, comedy, puppetry and animation. Hot new tracks from Kid Carpet include; “Rollercoaster”, “Swimming with the Fishes” and “Get in the Car”.

A ridiculous and funny story of going on your holidays with silliness and mischief for the whole family. Expect flying tents, diving bears, massive carrots and Ibiza anthems.

Ed Patrick (aka Kid Carpet), is a Bristol-based maker of nonsense music and rock’n’roll theatre shows. Noisy Holiday is the fourth instalment of the Noisy Animals adventure, they’ve had a dance contest, they’ve been to space, they’ve caused bedlam in Bethlehem now it’s time for a nice relaxing holiday...

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14:30

Quartet

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Mark Goucher and David Ian present
A Cheltenham Everyman Theatre Production

Paul Nicholas (The Real Marigold Hotel, Just Good Friends, EastEnders) Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Oh What A Lovely War), Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses, The Green Green Grass) and Jeff Rawle (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Drop the Dead Donkey) star in a brand-new revival of the bitter-sweet comedy Quartet.

Quartet is the charming tale of four ageing opera singers. Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a magnificent retirement home in Kent, where the rumour circling the halls is that the home will soon play host to a new resident, and word is it’s a star. When Jean arrives old rivalries resurface, secrets are revealed and chaos unfolds, but in true theatrical tradition – the show must go on. A celebration of the twilight years and the hilarity of growing old disgracefully!

Oscar-winning writer Sir Ronald Harwood has been nominated for several Tony and Olivier awards in a long and distinguished career. His play, The Dresser, recently completed a sold-out West End run. Produced by the team behind Jeeves & Wooster, The Miser, The Dresser and the smash-hit musical The Bodyguard.

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19:45

Quartet

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Mark Goucher and David Ian present
A Cheltenham Everyman Theatre Production

Paul Nicholas (The Real Marigold Hotel, Just Good Friends, EastEnders) Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Oh What A Lovely War), Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses, The Green Green Grass) and Jeff Rawle (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Drop the Dead Donkey) star in a brand-new revival of the bitter-sweet comedy Quartet.

Quartet is the charming tale of four ageing opera singers. Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a magnificent retirement home in Kent, where the rumour circling the halls is that the home will soon play host to a new resident, and word is it’s a star. When Jean arrives old rivalries resurface, secrets are revealed and chaos unfolds, but in true theatrical tradition – the show must go on. A celebration of the twilight years and the hilarity of growing old disgracefully!

Oscar-winning writer Sir Ronald Harwood has been nominated for several Tony and Olivier awards in a long and distinguished career. His play, The Dresser, recently completed a sold-out West End run. Produced by the team behind Jeeves & Wooster, The Miser, The Dresser and the smash-hit musical The Bodyguard.

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Wed 7 Mar

19:45

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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Thu 8 Mar

14:30

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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19:45

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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Fri 9 Mar

19:45

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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Sat 10 Mar

10:00

Wolsey Writers - Spring 18

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Wolsey Writers – Spring 2018

‘You can make anything by writing.’

Have you got a story to tell? A touch of the poet? Are plays your scene? Or do you struggle to find your voice? Wolsey Writers is a creative writing group which meets backstage at New Wolsey Theatre. It offers space to let your imagination work, tips on how to improve, and encouragement to help you achieve your goals. Whether you’re new to creative writing or looking to stretch yourself, this workshop will support and inspire you.

‘It was brilliant – I can’t remember a better writing class.’
‘Humble, informative and inspirational – that is surely the success and key to Wolsey Writers.’
‘Coming at a time when I’m trying to write my first novel, these sessions have been invaluable.’

Wolsey Writers is facilitated by award-winning author, Katie Ward. Her debut novel, Girl Reading, was critically acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic. @katiewardwriter, #WolseyWriters, or facebook/katiewardwriter.

10 March – What’s Your Poison?
Bond was fussy about martinis; Gatsby liked to stay sober; and Alice obeyed a label that said DRINK ME. Inspired by your favourite tipple, we will focus on descriptions.

17 March – Political Speeches
‘I have a dream…’ ‘We shall fight on the beaches…’ ‘The lady’s not for turning…’ How do you write a speech that can change the world?

24 March – Dialogue
Dialogue is everywhere in fiction, yet it is notoriously difficult to write well. We consider what great dialogue sounds like and how it works.

7 April – Time Travel
Have you been a victim of the butterfly effect? Do you know your TARDIS from your DeLorean? We explore the quirks, tropes, and paradoxes of time travel.

14 April – Ekphrasis
Ekphrasis is when one work of art is inspired by another in a different form. This week we experiment with creative writing from music.

21 April – Prison Letters
We explore epistolary novels and letter writing as a storytelling device.

Saturdays, 10am – 12 noon. Meet at Ticket Desk.
£14.50 per workshop, or book all six in advance for £75.
Tea & coffee provided.

Suitable for writers aged 18+.
There is no workshop on Easter bank holiday weekend.

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11:00

Storymaker - Little Story - Spring 18

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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If you’re 3 or 4 years old and love silly stories and tremendous tales then you’ve got to come and meet the Storymaker at the New Wolsey Theatre.

Mums, Dads, Grans, Grandads, big brothers and big sisters should come too, they can look after you and pick up some tips along the way.

Storymaker takes place in the upstairs foyer of the theatre where the children sit on cushions around the Storymaker chair.

NOTE: You only need to book tickets for children.

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11:00

Based On A True Story

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Theatre Production

It’s Billy’s first day at a new school, and he’s really excited, but… he’s really nervous too.

You see, Billy isn’t an ordinary boy. He has pointy ears, a turned-up nose, and a big green head... did we mention that he’s from another planet? Well he is, and he’s looking for new friends, but no-one at his new school wants to play with someone who looks and sounds so strange.

This is a story about feeling different and finding your place in a new world… and the universe!?

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12:00

Storymaker - Big Story - Spring 18

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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If you’re 5 or 6 you can leave your family downstairs in the New Wolsey Café Bar and come upstairs to meet the Storymaker yourself for an amazing adventure, or an exciting escapade.

Mums, Dads, Grans, Grandads, siblings can come too, but they’ll have to join in with the fun.

Storymaker takes place in the upstairs foyer of the theatre where the children sit on cushions around the Storymaker chair.

NOTE: You only need to book tickets for children.

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12:30

Backstage Tour (Rope)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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The New Wolsey Theatre is opening its stage door to offer a brilliant and rare opportunity you go behind the scenes. Our engaging, knowledgeable tour guides will lead you through the theatre to the dressing rooms, the green room, the lighting box, the trap doors, onto the stage and beyond! Tours can be booked online but if you have access requirements please contact the Ticket Sales Team on 01473 295900.

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13:30

Based On A True Story

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Theatre Production

It’s Billy’s first day at a new school, and he’s really excited, but… he’s really nervous too.

You see, Billy isn’t an ordinary boy. He has pointy ears, a turned-up nose, and a big green head... did we mention that he’s from another planet? Well he is, and he’s looking for new friends, but no-one at his new school wants to play with someone who looks and sounds so strange.

This is a story about feeling different and finding your place in a new world… and the universe!?

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14:30

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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19:45

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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Mon 12 Mar

19:45

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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Tue 13 Mar

19:00

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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19:45

PULSE Presents: Poll Function

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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Presented by Hail To The People

A hilarious and empathetic look at social responsiblity in 2018.

Two old school friends return to suburbia to wreak havoc on childhood dreams and a system they believed would bring them future opportunity. Confined within a car for most of the journey, old secrets are aired out and open questions are asked about who they have become since leaving the suburbs. Speeding through girls, grades and badgers, they fight, spit, cry and kill but still find it hard to accept their feelings are only human.

Blending unfaltering dialogue and physical expression with a booming backseat soundscape, Poll Function is a hilarious and empathic exploration of youthful hedonism and social responsibility in 2017.

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Wed 14 Mar

14:30

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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19:45

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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Thu 15 Mar

19:45

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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19:45

PULSE Presents: CONFABULATION!

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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Presented by Eamonn Fleming in association with LittleMighty.

A comedy about memory and making stuff up.

Every act of remembering is an act of storytelling. So here's mine.

It starts with a spotty teenager at a Motorhead gig and ends at the cutting edge of memory research.

The bellowing fans, the smell of beer and sweat, the thunderous music. When I think back, it's all so vivid. And it's all completely made up.

Join me, Eamonn Fleming, writer, performer and 'O' level Biologist (Grade C), as I stumble through the amazing worlds of Memory Palaces, False Memories and Werther's Originals. Slides will be projected (old school), sweets will be handed out (if you’re lucky) and a guitar might be played (if you’re not).

CONFABULATION! is a funny and startling show about not being able to trust a single thing you remember.

Suitable for audiences aged 12 years and over.

Written and performed by Eamonn Fleming
Directed and with dramaturgy by Nick Lane
Technical Consultant: Kathy Hinde
Scientific Adviser: Dr Julia Shaw
Produced by LittleMighty

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Fri 16 Mar

19:45

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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Sat 17 Mar

10:00

Wolsey Writers - Spring 18

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Wolsey Writers – Spring 2018

‘You can make anything by writing.’

Have you got a story to tell? A touch of the poet? Are plays your scene? Or do you struggle to find your voice? Wolsey Writers is a creative writing group which meets backstage at New Wolsey Theatre. It offers space to let your imagination work, tips on how to improve, and encouragement to help you achieve your goals. Whether you’re new to creative writing or looking to stretch yourself, this workshop will support and inspire you.

‘It was brilliant – I can’t remember a better writing class.’
‘Humble, informative and inspirational – that is surely the success and key to Wolsey Writers.’
‘Coming at a time when I’m trying to write my first novel, these sessions have been invaluable.’

Wolsey Writers is facilitated by award-winning author, Katie Ward. Her debut novel, Girl Reading, was critically acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic. @katiewardwriter, #WolseyWriters, or facebook/katiewardwriter.

10 March – What’s Your Poison?
Bond was fussy about martinis; Gatsby liked to stay sober; and Alice obeyed a label that said DRINK ME. Inspired by your favourite tipple, we will focus on descriptions.

17 March – Political Speeches
‘I have a dream…’ ‘We shall fight on the beaches…’ ‘The lady’s not for turning…’ How do you write a speech that can change the world?

24 March – Dialogue
Dialogue is everywhere in fiction, yet it is notoriously difficult to write well. We consider what great dialogue sounds like and how it works.

7 April – Time Travel
Have you been a victim of the butterfly effect? Do you know your TARDIS from your DeLorean? We explore the quirks, tropes, and paradoxes of time travel.

14 April – Ekphrasis
Ekphrasis is when one work of art is inspired by another in a different form. This week we experiment with creative writing from music.

21 April – Prison Letters
We explore epistolary novels and letter writing as a storytelling device.

Saturdays, 10am – 12 noon. Meet at Ticket Desk.
£14.50 per workshop, or book all six in advance for £75.
Tea & coffee provided.

Suitable for writers aged 18+.
There is no workshop on Easter bank holiday weekend.

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12:30

Backstage Tour (Rope)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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The New Wolsey Theatre is opening its stage door to offer a brilliant and rare opportunity you go behind the scenes. Our engaging, knowledgeable tour guides will lead you through the theatre to the dressing rooms, the green room, the lighting box, the trap doors, onto the stage and beyond! Tours can be booked online but if you have access requirements please contact the Ticket Sales Team on 01473 295900.

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14:30

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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Need tickets together? Opportunity knocks!

19:45

Rope

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and New Wolsey Theatre.

A chilling and spine-tinglingly gripping thriller by Patrick Hamilton.

Two well-bred young men murder a fellow Oxford student just for the fun of it. Placing the corpse in a wooden box, they invite a group of friends over to their Mayfair apartment – including the loving mother of the boy they’ve just killed. Supper is served on the chest holding the gruesome contents. But one of their guests is starting to become suspicious…

Will this daring pair get away with their cat and mouse games?
Based on a 1920’s real life case, this dark classic, brilliantly evoking a jazz age generation, was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1948 and remains to this day one of the most tightly coiled of thrillers.

This major revival from the producers of Made in Dagenham is directed by Queen’s Theatre’s Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul (The Crucible, Much Ado About Nothing).

Recommended for ages 11+

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Mon 19 Mar

19:45

Teddy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Sarah Loader for Snapdragon Productions in association with The Watermill Theatre

Elephant and Castle, London. 1956. Saturday night.

Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it’s pouring down, they’re totally skint, and someone wants them dead? A little trouble never stopped a Ted from having a good time. Desperate times call for rock ‘n’ roll.

From the writer-director team behind Boudica at the Globe and Frankenstein at The Watermill Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall in London comes Teddy, an award-winning, punchy new musical that races through the dark and damaged world of post-war London: a brand new Britain bombed to bits by the Blitz, belts tight with austerity, but ripe and ready for revolution.

With electrifying original songs plus some of the hugest hits from the 1950s performed by the on-stage live band Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts, Teddy is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era, told in the immersive setting of a rock ‘n’ roll club. Bursting with the energy of a live gig, this is theatre that leaves you on a high and jiving all the way home.

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Tue 20 Mar

19:00

Teddy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Sarah Loader for Snapdragon Productions in association with The Watermill Theatre

Elephant and Castle, London. 1956. Saturday night.

Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it’s pouring down, they’re totally skint, and someone wants them dead? A little trouble never stopped a Ted from having a good time. Desperate times call for rock ‘n’ roll.

From the writer-director team behind Boudica at the Globe and Frankenstein at The Watermill Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall in London comes Teddy, an award-winning, punchy new musical that races through the dark and damaged world of post-war London: a brand new Britain bombed to bits by the Blitz, belts tight with austerity, but ripe and ready for revolution.

With electrifying original songs plus some of the hugest hits from the 1950s performed by the on-stage live band Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts, Teddy is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era, told in the immersive setting of a rock ‘n’ roll club. Bursting with the energy of a live gig, this is theatre that leaves you on a high and jiving all the way home.

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Wed 21 Mar

14:30

Teddy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Sarah Loader for Snapdragon Productions in association with The Watermill Theatre

Elephant and Castle, London. 1956. Saturday night.

Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it’s pouring down, they’re totally skint, and someone wants them dead? A little trouble never stopped a Ted from having a good time. Desperate times call for rock ‘n’ roll.

From the writer-director team behind Boudica at the Globe and Frankenstein at The Watermill Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall in London comes Teddy, an award-winning, punchy new musical that races through the dark and damaged world of post-war London: a brand new Britain bombed to bits by the Blitz, belts tight with austerity, but ripe and ready for revolution.

With electrifying original songs plus some of the hugest hits from the 1950s performed by the on-stage live band Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts, Teddy is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era, told in the immersive setting of a rock ‘n’ roll club. Bursting with the energy of a live gig, this is theatre that leaves you on a high and jiving all the way home.

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19:45

Teddy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Sarah Loader for Snapdragon Productions in association with The Watermill Theatre

Elephant and Castle, London. 1956. Saturday night.

Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it’s pouring down, they’re totally skint, and someone wants them dead? A little trouble never stopped a Ted from having a good time. Desperate times call for rock ‘n’ roll.

From the writer-director team behind Boudica at the Globe and Frankenstein at The Watermill Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall in London comes Teddy, an award-winning, punchy new musical that races through the dark and damaged world of post-war London: a brand new Britain bombed to bits by the Blitz, belts tight with austerity, but ripe and ready for revolution.

With electrifying original songs plus some of the hugest hits from the 1950s performed by the on-stage live band Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts, Teddy is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era, told in the immersive setting of a rock ‘n’ roll club. Bursting with the energy of a live gig, this is theatre that leaves you on a high and jiving all the way home.

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Thu 22 Mar

19:45

Teddy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Sarah Loader for Snapdragon Productions in association with The Watermill Theatre

Elephant and Castle, London. 1956. Saturday night.

Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it’s pouring down, they’re totally skint, and someone wants them dead? A little trouble never stopped a Ted from having a good time. Desperate times call for rock ‘n’ roll.

From the writer-director team behind Boudica at the Globe and Frankenstein at The Watermill Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall in London comes Teddy, an award-winning, punchy new musical that races through the dark and damaged world of post-war London: a brand new Britain bombed to bits by the Blitz, belts tight with austerity, but ripe and ready for revolution.

With electrifying original songs plus some of the hugest hits from the 1950s performed by the on-stage live band Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts, Teddy is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era, told in the immersive setting of a rock ‘n’ roll club. Bursting with the energy of a live gig, this is theatre that leaves you on a high and jiving all the way home.

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19:45

Woyzeck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Young Company Production

By Georg Büchner
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
Directed by Rob Salmon

Woyzeck is the heartbreaking story of a young soldier’s descent into madness.

Inspired by real events, Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece remains one of western drama’s most profound and moving explorations of class and morality. Written shortly before his death at the age of twenty three, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is often described as the first ‘modern’ play.

Woyzeck tells the story of a poor soldier manipulated and abused by his superiors, turned into a specimen for cruel experiementation at the hands of the medical establishment, and finally betrayed by the woman he loves, with devastating consequences.

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Fri 23 Mar

19:45

Teddy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Sarah Loader for Snapdragon Productions in association with The Watermill Theatre

Elephant and Castle, London. 1956. Saturday night.

Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it’s pouring down, they’re totally skint, and someone wants them dead? A little trouble never stopped a Ted from having a good time. Desperate times call for rock ‘n’ roll.

From the writer-director team behind Boudica at the Globe and Frankenstein at The Watermill Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall in London comes Teddy, an award-winning, punchy new musical that races through the dark and damaged world of post-war London: a brand new Britain bombed to bits by the Blitz, belts tight with austerity, but ripe and ready for revolution.

With electrifying original songs plus some of the hugest hits from the 1950s performed by the on-stage live band Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts, Teddy is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era, told in the immersive setting of a rock ‘n’ roll club. Bursting with the energy of a live gig, this is theatre that leaves you on a high and jiving all the way home.

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19:45

Woyzeck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Young Company Production

By Georg Büchner
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
Directed by Rob Salmon

Woyzeck is the heartbreaking story of a young soldier’s descent into madness.

Inspired by real events, Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece remains one of western drama’s most profound and moving explorations of class and morality. Written shortly before his death at the age of twenty three, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is often described as the first ‘modern’ play.

Woyzeck tells the story of a poor soldier manipulated and abused by his superiors, turned into a specimen for cruel experiementation at the hands of the medical establishment, and finally betrayed by the woman he loves, with devastating consequences.

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Sat 24 Mar

10:00

Wolsey Writers - Spring 18

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Wolsey Writers – Spring 2018

‘You can make anything by writing.’

Have you got a story to tell? A touch of the poet? Are plays your scene? Or do you struggle to find your voice? Wolsey Writers is a creative writing group which meets backstage at New Wolsey Theatre. It offers space to let your imagination work, tips on how to improve, and encouragement to help you achieve your goals. Whether you’re new to creative writing or looking to stretch yourself, this workshop will support and inspire you.

‘It was brilliant – I can’t remember a better writing class.’
‘Humble, informative and inspirational – that is surely the success and key to Wolsey Writers.’
‘Coming at a time when I’m trying to write my first novel, these sessions have been invaluable.’

Wolsey Writers is facilitated by award-winning author, Katie Ward. Her debut novel, Girl Reading, was critically acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic. @katiewardwriter, #WolseyWriters, or facebook/katiewardwriter.

10 March – What’s Your Poison?
Bond was fussy about martinis; Gatsby liked to stay sober; and Alice obeyed a label that said DRINK ME. Inspired by your favourite tipple, we will focus on descriptions.

17 March – Political Speeches
‘I have a dream…’ ‘We shall fight on the beaches…’ ‘The lady’s not for turning…’ How do you write a speech that can change the world?

24 March – Dialogue
Dialogue is everywhere in fiction, yet it is notoriously difficult to write well. We consider what great dialogue sounds like and how it works.

7 April – Time Travel
Have you been a victim of the butterfly effect? Do you know your TARDIS from your DeLorean? We explore the quirks, tropes, and paradoxes of time travel.

14 April – Ekphrasis
Ekphrasis is when one work of art is inspired by another in a different form. This week we experiment with creative writing from music.

21 April – Prison Letters
We explore epistolary novels and letter writing as a storytelling device.

Saturdays, 10am – 12 noon. Meet at Ticket Desk.
£14.50 per workshop, or book all six in advance for £75.
Tea & coffee provided.

Suitable for writers aged 18+.
There is no workshop on Easter bank holiday weekend.

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11:00

You've Got Dragons

HEG High Street Exhibition Gallery, High Street, Ipswich, IP1 3QH

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Presented by Taking Flight Theatre Company

Based on the book by Kathryn Cave

“Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn round…and they’re there.”

Lots of people get them; bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do?

A delightful tale of one child’s journey to come to terms with their dragons told in Taking Flight’s unique style. With live, original music, this highly visual, sensitive production is a humorous and touching exploration of the dragons we all face.

An intergenerational show, featuring creative captioning, interwoven BSL and audio description, You’ve Got Dragons is a treat for the whole family. And remember… “No dragon is more powerful than YOU!”

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12:30

Backstage Tour (Teddy)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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The New Wolsey Theatre is opening its stage door to offer a brilliant and rare opportunity you go behind the scenes. Our engaging, knowledgeable tour guides will lead you through the theatre to the dressing rooms, the green room, the lighting box, the trap doors, onto the stage and beyond! Tours can be booked online but if you have access requirements please contact the Ticket Sales Team on 01473 295900.

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13:30

You've Got Dragons

HEG High Street Exhibition Gallery, High Street, Ipswich, IP1 3QH

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Presented by Taking Flight Theatre Company

Based on the book by Kathryn Cave

“Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn round…and they’re there.”

Lots of people get them; bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do?

A delightful tale of one child’s journey to come to terms with their dragons told in Taking Flight’s unique style. With live, original music, this highly visual, sensitive production is a humorous and touching exploration of the dragons we all face.

An intergenerational show, featuring creative captioning, interwoven BSL and audio description, You’ve Got Dragons is a treat for the whole family. And remember… “No dragon is more powerful than YOU!”

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14:30

Teddy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Sarah Loader for Snapdragon Productions in association with The Watermill Theatre

Elephant and Castle, London. 1956. Saturday night.

Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it’s pouring down, they’re totally skint, and someone wants them dead? A little trouble never stopped a Ted from having a good time. Desperate times call for rock ‘n’ roll.

From the writer-director team behind Boudica at the Globe and Frankenstein at The Watermill Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall in London comes Teddy, an award-winning, punchy new musical that races through the dark and damaged world of post-war London: a brand new Britain bombed to bits by the Blitz, belts tight with austerity, but ripe and ready for revolution.

With electrifying original songs plus some of the hugest hits from the 1950s performed by the on-stage live band Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts, Teddy is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era, told in the immersive setting of a rock ‘n’ roll club. Bursting with the energy of a live gig, this is theatre that leaves you on a high and jiving all the way home.

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14:30

Woyzeck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Young Company Production

By Georg Büchner
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
Directed by Rob Salmon

Woyzeck is the heartbreaking story of a young soldier’s descent into madness.

Inspired by real events, Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece remains one of western drama’s most profound and moving explorations of class and morality. Written shortly before his death at the age of twenty three, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is often described as the first ‘modern’ play.

Woyzeck tells the story of a poor soldier manipulated and abused by his superiors, turned into a specimen for cruel experiementation at the hands of the medical establishment, and finally betrayed by the woman he loves, with devastating consequences.

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19:45

Teddy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Sarah Loader for Snapdragon Productions in association with The Watermill Theatre

Elephant and Castle, London. 1956. Saturday night.

Teddy and Josie are about to hit the streets of London for a good time. Hair quiffed. Red lipstick. Dressed toe to head in the latest threads. So what if it’s pouring down, they’re totally skint, and someone wants them dead? A little trouble never stopped a Ted from having a good time. Desperate times call for rock ‘n’ roll.

From the writer-director team behind Boudica at the Globe and Frankenstein at The Watermill Theatre and Wilton’s Music Hall in London comes Teddy, an award-winning, punchy new musical that races through the dark and damaged world of post-war London: a brand new Britain bombed to bits by the Blitz, belts tight with austerity, but ripe and ready for revolution.

With electrifying original songs plus some of the hugest hits from the 1950s performed by the on-stage live band Johnny Valentine and the Broken Hearts, Teddy is the ultimate story of teenage rebellion and the birth of a new musical era, told in the immersive setting of a rock ‘n’ roll club. Bursting with the energy of a live gig, this is theatre that leaves you on a high and jiving all the way home.

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19:45

Woyzeck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Young Company Production

By Georg Büchner
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
Directed by Rob Salmon

Woyzeck is the heartbreaking story of a young soldier’s descent into madness.

Inspired by real events, Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece remains one of western drama’s most profound and moving explorations of class and morality. Written shortly before his death at the age of twenty three, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is often described as the first ‘modern’ play.

Woyzeck tells the story of a poor soldier manipulated and abused by his superiors, turned into a specimen for cruel experiementation at the hands of the medical establishment, and finally betrayed by the woman he loves, with devastating consequences.

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Mon 26 Mar

19:45

Woyzeck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Young Company Production

By Georg Büchner
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
Directed by Rob Salmon

Woyzeck is the heartbreaking story of a young soldier’s descent into madness.

Inspired by real events, Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece remains one of western drama’s most profound and moving explorations of class and morality. Written shortly before his death at the age of twenty three, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is often described as the first ‘modern’ play.

Woyzeck tells the story of a poor soldier manipulated and abused by his superiors, turned into a specimen for cruel experiementation at the hands of the medical establishment, and finally betrayed by the woman he loves, with devastating consequences.

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Tue 27 Mar

19:45

Woyzeck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Young Company Production

By Georg Büchner
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
Directed by Rob Salmon

Woyzeck is the heartbreaking story of a young soldier’s descent into madness.

Inspired by real events, Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece remains one of western drama’s most profound and moving explorations of class and morality. Written shortly before his death at the age of twenty three, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is often described as the first ‘modern’ play.

Woyzeck tells the story of a poor soldier manipulated and abused by his superiors, turned into a specimen for cruel experiementation at the hands of the medical establishment, and finally betrayed by the woman he loves, with devastating consequences.

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Wed 28 Mar

19:45

Our Country's Good

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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A Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company Production in co-production with Ramps on the Moon

By Timberlake Wertenbaker
Based on The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally

Our Country’s Good is both a comedy and a powerful drama which shows us how we can escape the chains that bind us.

In 1787, ships each with over 700 convicts on board set sail on an eight month voyage. When they arrive in Australia, their survival is by no means certain: supplies are running out, the convicts are stealing food or trying to escape and the guards are threatening mutiny.

Our Country’s Good tells the extraordinary true story of a group of convicts and a young officer who rehearse and perform a play – Australia’s first theatrical production. With opposition from the officers and a leading lady who may be hanged, the odds are stacked against them.

Our Country’s Good is a touring production made in co‑production with Ramps on the Moon, whose previous collaborations over the last two years include the comedy hit The Government Inspector and a critically acclaimed version of The Who’s Tommy. The production features the creative use of audio description, captioning and British Sign Language interpretation. For more information visit rampsonthemoon.co.uk

Age recommendation 14+ (contains strong language and nudity)

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19:45

Woyzeck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Young Company Production

By Georg Büchner
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
Directed by Rob Salmon

Woyzeck is the heartbreaking story of a young soldier’s descent into madness.

Inspired by real events, Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece remains one of western drama’s most profound and moving explorations of class and morality. Written shortly before his death at the age of twenty three, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is often described as the first ‘modern’ play.

Woyzeck tells the story of a poor soldier manipulated and abused by his superiors, turned into a specimen for cruel experiementation at the hands of the medical establishment, and finally betrayed by the woman he loves, with devastating consequences.

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Thu 29 Mar

13:00

Our Country's Good

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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A Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company Production in co-production with Ramps on the Moon

By Timberlake Wertenbaker
Based on The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally

Our Country’s Good is both a comedy and a powerful drama which shows us how we can escape the chains that bind us.

In 1787, ships each with over 700 convicts on board set sail on an eight month voyage. When they arrive in Australia, their survival is by no means certain: supplies are running out, the convicts are stealing food or trying to escape and the guards are threatening mutiny.

Our Country’s Good tells the extraordinary true story of a group of convicts and a young officer who rehearse and perform a play – Australia’s first theatrical production. With opposition from the officers and a leading lady who may be hanged, the odds are stacked against them.

Our Country’s Good is a touring production made in co‑production with Ramps on the Moon, whose previous collaborations over the last two years include the comedy hit The Government Inspector and a critically acclaimed version of The Who’s Tommy. The production features the creative use of audio description, captioning and British Sign Language interpretation. For more information visit rampsonthemoon.co.uk

Age recommendation 14+ (contains strong language and nudity)

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19:45

Our Country's Good

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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A Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company Production in co-production with Ramps on the Moon

By Timberlake Wertenbaker
Based on The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally

Our Country’s Good is both a comedy and a powerful drama which shows us how we can escape the chains that bind us.

In 1787, ships each with over 700 convicts on board set sail on an eight month voyage. When they arrive in Australia, their survival is by no means certain: supplies are running out, the convicts are stealing food or trying to escape and the guards are threatening mutiny.

Our Country’s Good tells the extraordinary true story of a group of convicts and a young officer who rehearse and perform a play – Australia’s first theatrical production. With opposition from the officers and a leading lady who may be hanged, the odds are stacked against them.

Our Country’s Good is a touring production made in co‑production with Ramps on the Moon, whose previous collaborations over the last two years include the comedy hit The Government Inspector and a critically acclaimed version of The Who’s Tommy. The production features the creative use of audio description, captioning and British Sign Language interpretation. For more information visit rampsonthemoon.co.uk

Age recommendation 14+ (contains strong language and nudity)

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19:45

Woyzeck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Young Company Production

By Georg Büchner
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
Directed by Rob Salmon

Woyzeck is the heartbreaking story of a young soldier’s descent into madness.

Inspired by real events, Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece remains one of western drama’s most profound and moving explorations of class and morality. Written shortly before his death at the age of twenty three, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is often described as the first ‘modern’ play.

Woyzeck tells the story of a poor soldier manipulated and abused by his superiors, turned into a specimen for cruel experiementation at the hands of the medical establishment, and finally betrayed by the woman he loves, with devastating consequences.

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Fri 30 Mar

19:45

Our Country's Good

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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A Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company Production in co-production with Ramps on the Moon

By Timberlake Wertenbaker
Based on The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally

Our Country’s Good is both a comedy and a powerful drama which shows us how we can escape the chains that bind us.

In 1787, ships each with over 700 convicts on board set sail on an eight month voyage. When they arrive in Australia, their survival is by no means certain: supplies are running out, the convicts are stealing food or trying to escape and the guards are threatening mutiny.

Our Country’s Good tells the extraordinary true story of a group of convicts and a young officer who rehearse and perform a play – Australia’s first theatrical production. With opposition from the officers and a leading lady who may be hanged, the odds are stacked against them.

Our Country’s Good is a touring production made in co‑production with Ramps on the Moon, whose previous collaborations over the last two years include the comedy hit The Government Inspector and a critically acclaimed version of The Who’s Tommy. The production features the creative use of audio description, captioning and British Sign Language interpretation. For more information visit rampsonthemoon.co.uk

Age recommendation 14+ (contains strong language and nudity)

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19:45

Woyzeck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Young Company Production

By Georg Büchner
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
Directed by Rob Salmon

Woyzeck is the heartbreaking story of a young soldier’s descent into madness.

Inspired by real events, Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece remains one of western drama’s most profound and moving explorations of class and morality. Written shortly before his death at the age of twenty three, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is often described as the first ‘modern’ play.

Woyzeck tells the story of a poor soldier manipulated and abused by his superiors, turned into a specimen for cruel experiementation at the hands of the medical establishment, and finally betrayed by the woman he loves, with devastating consequences.

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Sat 31 Mar

11:00

Me and My Bee

HEG High Street Exhibition Gallery, High Street, Ipswich, IP1 3QH

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“A rarity… deliciously eccentric” Lyn Gardner for The Guardian

Our fuzzy little friends need our help and so we’re launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show.

Multi award-winning theatre company, ThisEgg, invites you to save the world - one bee at a time. A new comedy for children and adults alike. Plant the seed for change, join the Bee Party. Before it’s too late…

★★★★ The Scotsman ★★★★ The Stage ★★★★ The List ★★★★
Three Weeks ★★★★ A Younger Theatre ★★★★ Edinburgh Festival For Kids

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13:30

Me and My Bee

HEG High Street Exhibition Gallery, High Street, Ipswich, IP1 3QH

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“A rarity… deliciously eccentric” Lyn Gardner for The Guardian

Our fuzzy little friends need our help and so we’re launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show.

Multi award-winning theatre company, ThisEgg, invites you to save the world - one bee at a time. A new comedy for children and adults alike. Plant the seed for change, join the Bee Party. Before it’s too late…

★★★★ The Scotsman ★★★★ The Stage ★★★★ The List ★★★★
Three Weeks ★★★★ A Younger Theatre ★★★★ Edinburgh Festival For Kids

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14:30

Woyzeck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Young Company Production

By Georg Büchner
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
Directed by Rob Salmon

Woyzeck is the heartbreaking story of a young soldier’s descent into madness.

Inspired by real events, Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece remains one of western drama’s most profound and moving explorations of class and morality. Written shortly before his death at the age of twenty three, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is often described as the first ‘modern’ play.

Woyzeck tells the story of a poor soldier manipulated and abused by his superiors, turned into a specimen for cruel experiementation at the hands of the medical establishment, and finally betrayed by the woman he loves, with devastating consequences.

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19:45

Our Country's Good

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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A Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company Production in co-production with Ramps on the Moon

By Timberlake Wertenbaker
Based on The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally

Our Country’s Good is both a comedy and a powerful drama which shows us how we can escape the chains that bind us.

In 1787, ships each with over 700 convicts on board set sail on an eight month voyage. When they arrive in Australia, their survival is by no means certain: supplies are running out, the convicts are stealing food or trying to escape and the guards are threatening mutiny.

Our Country’s Good tells the extraordinary true story of a group of convicts and a young officer who rehearse and perform a play – Australia’s first theatrical production. With opposition from the officers and a leading lady who may be hanged, the odds are stacked against them.

Our Country’s Good is a touring production made in co‑production with Ramps on the Moon, whose previous collaborations over the last two years include the comedy hit The Government Inspector and a critically acclaimed version of The Who’s Tommy. The production features the creative use of audio description, captioning and British Sign Language interpretation. For more information visit rampsonthemoon.co.uk

Age recommendation 14+ (contains strong language and nudity)

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19:45

Woyzeck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A New Wolsey Young Company Production

By Georg Büchner
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
Directed by Rob Salmon

Woyzeck is the heartbreaking story of a young soldier’s descent into madness.

Inspired by real events, Büchner’s unfinished masterpiece remains one of western drama’s most profound and moving explorations of class and morality. Written shortly before his death at the age of twenty three, Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is often described as the first ‘modern’ play.

Woyzeck tells the story of a poor soldier manipulated and abused by his superiors, turned into a specimen for cruel experiementation at the hands of the medical establishment, and finally betrayed by the woman he loves, with devastating consequences.

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