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Sat 21 May

14:30

Burke & Hare

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

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BURKE AND HARE

A new version by Tom Wentworth.
Directed by Abigail Pickard Price.
Originally created by Jenny Wren Productions.
This production of 'Burke & Hare' was premiered at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury.

The 1830s - and in Edinburgh’s back streets and alleys, there’s an absolute killing to be made. Scientific research Hares on at great speed; the surgeons are crying out for fresh bodies to dissect and you’d need to be a right Burke not to spot a gap in the market!

But it’s only a small step from robbing graves to helping people into them…

Three versatile actors, supplied with an array of hats, a variety of disguises and an extraordinary collection of accents play the entire cast of this notorious story – living and (soon to be) dead. Music, murder and mayhem combine in Tom Wentworth’s fast-paced take on the notorious grave-robbing duo. Playing fast and loose with the facts, he creates an evening’s entertainment that’s more hysterical than historical.

‘A gleeful mash up of history and penny dreadful scandal, fast funny and ever so slightly sick’
The Times

‘Pitch black and wickedly funny’
The Stage

‘Gleefully macabre’
Broadway World

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14:30

Burke & Hare - Livestream

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PLEASE NOTE: The tickets bookable on this page are for the livestream so you can watch from home.

BURKE AND HARE

A new version by Tom Wentworth.
Originally created by Jenny Wren Productions.
This production of 'Burke & Hare' was premiered at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury.

The 1830s - and in Edinburgh’s back streets and alleys, there’s an absolute killing to be made. Scientific research Hares on at great speed; the surgeons are crying out for fresh bodies to dissect and you’d need to be a right Burke not to spot a gap in the market!

But it’s only a small step from robbing graves to helping people into them…

Three versatile actors, supplied with an array of hats, a variety of disguises and an extraordinary collection of accents play the entire cast of this notorious story – living and (soon to be) dead. Music, murder and mayhem combine in Tom Wentworth’s fast-paced take on the notorious grave-robbing duo. Playing fast and loose with the facts, he creates an evening’s entertainment that’s more hysterical than historical.

‘A gleeful mash up of history and penny dreadful scandal, fast funny and ever so slightly sick’
The Times

‘Pitch black and wickedly funny’
The Stage

‘Gleefully macabre’
Broadway World

Full performance details

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19:45

Burke & Hare

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

A few more details ...

BURKE AND HARE

A new version by Tom Wentworth.
Directed by Abigail Pickard Price.
Originally created by Jenny Wren Productions.
This production of 'Burke & Hare' was premiered at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury.

The 1830s - and in Edinburgh’s back streets and alleys, there’s an absolute killing to be made. Scientific research Hares on at great speed; the surgeons are crying out for fresh bodies to dissect and you’d need to be a right Burke not to spot a gap in the market!

But it’s only a small step from robbing graves to helping people into them…

Three versatile actors, supplied with an array of hats, a variety of disguises and an extraordinary collection of accents play the entire cast of this notorious story – living and (soon to be) dead. Music, murder and mayhem combine in Tom Wentworth’s fast-paced take on the notorious grave-robbing duo. Playing fast and loose with the facts, he creates an evening’s entertainment that’s more hysterical than historical.

‘A gleeful mash up of history and penny dreadful scandal, fast funny and ever so slightly sick’
The Times

‘Pitch black and wickedly funny’
The Stage

‘Gleefully macabre’
Broadway World

Full performance details

Buy Tickets

19:45

Burke & Hare - Livestream

Your Location

A few more details ...

PLEASE NOTE: The tickets bookable on this page are for the livestream so you can watch from home.

BURKE AND HARE

A new version by Tom Wentworth.
Originally created by Jenny Wren Productions.
This production of 'Burke & Hare' was premiered at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury.

The 1830s - and in Edinburgh’s back streets and alleys, there’s an absolute killing to be made. Scientific research Hares on at great speed; the surgeons are crying out for fresh bodies to dissect and you’d need to be a right Burke not to spot a gap in the market!

But it’s only a small step from robbing graves to helping people into them…

Three versatile actors, supplied with an array of hats, a variety of disguises and an extraordinary collection of accents play the entire cast of this notorious story – living and (soon to be) dead. Music, murder and mayhem combine in Tom Wentworth’s fast-paced take on the notorious grave-robbing duo. Playing fast and loose with the facts, he creates an evening’s entertainment that’s more hysterical than historical.

‘A gleeful mash up of history and penny dreadful scandal, fast funny and ever so slightly sick’
The Times

‘Pitch black and wickedly funny’
The Stage

‘Gleefully macabre’
Broadway World

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Wed 25 May

19:45

Rush - A Joyous Jamaican Journey

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

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RUSH A Joyous Jamaican Journey

Join us as we tell the story of Reggae music and the Windrush Generation and hear how this music took the world by storm.

Narrated by comedian John Simmit and featuring ska, rock steady, calypso, gospel, lovers rock, dancehall and Reggae played live by the JA Reggae Band.

Get ready to enjoy the music of Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, Millie Small and many more.

"This is a fantastic show, informative, hugely entertaining & the music - WOW!!! ........ the two vocalists were outstanding & gave me chills with their amazing voices.”

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Thu 26 May

19:45

An Evening Without Kate Bush

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

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John Mackay presents

An Evening Without Kate Bush

The chaotic cabaret cult,

AN EVENING WITHOUT KATE BUSH is here!

Enter Strange Phenomena, howl with the The Hounds Of Love and dance on the moors with Wuthering Heights.

Kate's not there, but you are.

Acclaimed performer Sarah-Louise Young (Cabaret Whore, The Showstoppers, La Soiree) has teamed up with theatremaker Russell Lucas (Warped at VAULT Festival) to explore the music and mythology of one of the most influential voices in British music.

From releasing ‘Wuthering Heights’ at the age of 19 to selling out the Hammersmith Apollo nearly forty years later, Bush has always surprised and confounded her critics.

Through it all her fans have stayed strong. Young invites you to celebrate her songs with this unique and mind-blowing show.

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Fri 27 May

19:45

Claire Martin & Ian Shaw Present A Century of British Song

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

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Internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, Claire Martin and the renowned piano-vocalist Ian Shaw, take to the stage to celebrate a sparkling selection of vocal numbers from some their favourite British songwriters in this intimate duo setting.

Expect stylish re-workings of much loved classics from Richard Rodney Bennett to David Bowie, and from Noel Coward to Elvis Costello - alongside classics including Ray Noble's 'The Very Thought of You' and Anthony Newley's 'Who Can I Turn To?'.

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