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REVIEW: La Cage aux Folles, Theatre Royal Norwich

La Cage aux Folles burst on to the scene as a pioneering movie in the 1970s and grabbed the headlines for its examination of a more unconventional love story: the relationship between drag artist Albin and his partner, Georges, and his son, Jean-Michele.

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Downham Grange nursing home residents enjoyed a visit to the panto in King's Lynn. Pictured are: Cornelia Longhurst, left, with KLFM's Posh Charles who plays the Broker's Man. Photo: SUBMITTED. ANL-161221-104046001

Downham Market care home residents enjoy festive pantomime outing

Residents of a care home in Downham enjoyed some festive cheer during a seasonal pantomime outing recently.

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Brexit sprout gag is nation’s favourite cracker joke

A Brexit-themed joke about Brussels sprouts beat similar puns targeting Jeremy Corbyn, Roy Hodgson and Sports Direct to the title of best modern festive cracker joke.

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REVIEW: Jack and the Beanstalk, Theatre Royal Norwich

Yee haw - there’s a wacky Wild West theme to East Anglia’s biggest panto this year as Nodge City is the setting for the popular tale of Jack and the Beanstalk.

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Eboni Bunn, 14, whose family are fundraising in the hope of gathering ?25,000 so she can buy a special chair so she can feel free and independent. ANL-161210-124147001

Hunstanton’s Eboni, 14, nears £25k wheelchair appeal target

The Norfolk Masonic Lodges presents a cheque for £2,000 to Eboni Bunn on Sunday, following a matinee of Jack and the Beanstalk, at the Princess Theatre, Hunstanton.

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Lantern show to light up Heacham

A spectacular Victorian family Christmas magic lantern show full of humour, magical effects and melodrama, comes to Heacham tomorrow.

Photo-call at King's Lynn Corn Exchange for the 2016 Cinderella Pantomime
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REVIEW: Cinderella at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange

A ball will be had by all at this year’s panto production of Cinderella at the Corn Exchange in Lynn, with more than two hours of non-stop entertainment.

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Review: Terrington St Clement pantomime Sleeping Beauty

Review: Terrington St Clement pantomime Sleeping Beauty

Besides the pressures of having to put on a grand final performance of the Terrington Community Fund production of Sleeping Beauty, the cast had to contend with an hour-long power cut before they could start properly!

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Review: Legally Blonde, The Musical, King’s Lynn Players, Guildhall

Omigod You Guys ... this is something to be savoured from the King’s Lynn Players.

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REVIEW: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Norwich Theatre Royal: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

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Sue Baxter as Glad and Rodger Bilverstone as Bill in "Players Angels"

Review: “Players Angels” by Swaffham Players

Amanda Whittington’s delicate drama about the lives of women working in the John Player Cigarette factory was Swaffham Players’ latest production at the Barn Theatre at the Sacred Heart Convent School.

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Pictures from the Thursford Christmas Spectacular Show Photo-Call for 2016 ANL-160711-174621009

Thursford is the place to be at Christmas

A three-hour extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, comedy and variety. Yes, it can only be the Thursford Christmas Spectacular.

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REVIEW: Dad’s Army, King’s Lynn Operatic and Dramatic Society, Guildhall

Has there ever been a better loved sitcom on British television than Dad’s Army? Hard to think of one, and last night at the Guildhall in Lynn, KLODS staged a spirited re-creation of three of its most classic episodes.

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South Wootton houses rehearsals for The Mikado

Rehearsals for West Norfolk Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s vibrant production of The Mikado, are under way at North Wootton Village Hall.

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Dad’s Army in King’s Lynn, live on stage

Who will be the ‘Stupid Boy’ that makes you wait with anticipation for the famous line in the ‘Deadly Attachment’?

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Noise complaints may put Hunstanton theatre at risk, boss says

A member of the team behind the rejuvenation of the theatre in Hunstanton has raised concerns about noise complaints affecting its future.

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REVIEW: The Sound of Music, Theatre Royal Norwich

Many of us have memories associated with The Sound of Music, made so very popular by the Julie Andrews movie of more than 50 years ago.

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Showbiz friend helps Swaffham Lions boost hospice

Showbiz friend helps Swaffham Lions boost hospice

A charity show hosted by a Swaffham community group has raised more than £1,000 for the East Anglian Children’s Hospices (EACH).

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