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Foolhardy Circus At Wroxham Barns

23 March 2018

At Wroxham Barns, Norfolk’s very own Foolhardy Circus will be celebrating Circus 250 this Easter. The Foolhardy Circus have been delighting audiences for 35 years and this is their 5th year at Wroxham Barns, having first visited at Easter 2013. They are currently involved in an ongoing project with The Forum to chronicle their history as a Norwich-based Circus who can trace 4 generations of performers back to the 1880s.

Wild West-Set Panto A Huge Hit In The East

16 January 2017

Wayne Sleep in the Wild West helped make this year’s Norwich Theatre Royal pantomime a huge success. Jack and The Beanstalk, which featured a star cast headed by the renowned dancer and performer, proved popular with all ages.
61,200 people saw the show which generated a record-breaking £1,087,670 in ticket sales, an increase on last year’s previous record of £1,072,236.
The panto also won glowing praise from audiences and critics alike thanks to a strong cast starring opposite Wayne including panto stalwart Richard Gauntlett who wrote and directed the show as well as playing Dame Nigella Trottalot, comedy favourite Ben Langley as the always-energetic Silly Billy, Norwich’s own Harriet Bunton as Dolly the Fairy, popular West End performer David Burilin in the title role, and distinguished character actor David Gant as Sheriff Phil Hiccup with songstress Mira Ormala as Jolene.

Norwich Theatre Royal Says Formal Farewell To Peter Wilson

6 December 2016

Buoyant ticket sales and a bumper year of successful shows will ensure outgoing Norwich Theatre Royal chief executive Peter Wilson leaves the organisation in a good position.

The Thursford Christmas Spectacular returns for it's 40th year

14 November 2016

The Thursford Christmas Spectacular returns for it's 40th year on Thursday 10 November 2016. This traditional show for families young and old, is one of Britain’s hottest tickets and gives visitors the chance to watch West End performers in the picturesque setting of Thursford, Norfolk.