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Generous guests at Watlington panto raise charity funds

Patrons at Watlington Players’ performances of their pantomime, the Wizard of Oz, have followed the yellow brick road by helping the troop raise charity funds.

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Nigel Lilley with the Young Watlington Players at Jubilee Hall

West End musical director returns to where it all began ... in Watlington

He has travelled the world in his career, including many engagements in London’s West End.

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Julie Bjerregaard and John Torr in West Norfolk G&S Soc's production of Iolanthe

King’s Lynn am-dram hit by collapse in orchestra pit

There was unplanned drama on Thursday night at King’s Lynn Arts Centre when an amateur dramatic production had to be stopped as an ambulance was called.

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West Norfolk Gilbert & Sullivan Society Iolanthe

Review: Iolanthe, King’s Lynn Arts Centre

REVIEW: Iolanthe, West Norfolk Gilbert & Sullivan Society, King’s Lynn Arts Centre

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Julie Bjerregaard and John Torr in West Norfolk G&S Soc's production of Iolanthe

King’s Lynn drama show halted by medical emergency

Tonight’s amateur dramatics production at the King’s Lynn Arts Centre was dramatically halted when a member of the company collapsed.

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Theatretrain children performing with Opera International

King’s Lynn theatre group members star on opera night

Youngsters from a Lynn-based theatre group to the stage at the Corn Exchange on Sunday as part of a major opera performance.

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Katherine Ryan is bringing her second UK tour, Glam Role Model, to Chelmsford's Civic Theatre.

Review: Katherine Ryan, Alive Corn Exchange, King’s Lynn

Canadian comedienne Katherine Ryan brought her “Glitter Room” tour to the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange on Friday evening. Named after her daughter’s bedroom, bringing many a laugh along with it.

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Fairy tales told at Lynn Arts Centre in Iolanthe

The West Norfolk Gilbert & Sullivan Society will stage “Iolanthe”, perhaps the most sparkling of the Savoy operas, at the Lynn Arts Centre, King Street, next week.

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The cast of the Creakes Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots a double act delight by North Creakes drama group

Puss in Boots, this year’s choice by the 20-years-old Creakes Drama Group, is a dark tale of two-timing skulduggery yet it fills North Creake’s village hall with a production that is colourful and sparkling, writes Peter Bird.

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Around the World in 80 Days

Review: Around the World in 80 Day, Theatre Royal Norwich

Around The World in 80 Days, 
Theatre Royal Norwich

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Kristina Rhinaoff with Christopher Maloney (left) and Robin Windsor in Dance To The Music.

REVIEW: Dance To The Music, King’s Lynn Corn Exchange

Dance to the Music,

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Heacham Pocahontas Players Production of Snow White and The Seven Super Heroes. Pictured FLtoR  Naomi Rix (Snow White) Laura Thomas (The Wicked Queen)

Heacham set to enjoy Snow White & the 7 Super Heroes

The Pocahontas Players of Heacham are performing Snow White and the Seven Super Heroes from Thursday.

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Watlington village - the village sign.

REVIEW: Wizard of Oz, Watlington Players

Making his debut with the players as a full-blown director, Ben Robinson made a brave attempt with the script, but, at times Friday’s evening’s show lacked lustre and sparkle.

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Heln Farrell and Simon Hollosi in Cinderella at the Princess Thearte, Hunstanton.

Princess Theatre, Hunstanton, panto review by John Maiden

In 2012 a consortium led by Brian Hallard took over the running of Hunstanton’s Princess Theatre.

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Westacre Theatre, The Selfish Giant

Win tickets to Westacre Theatre Christmas show in King’s Lynn

A revealing fable about a selfishly-unkind giant and how he is redeemed by a simple act of love makes a poignant tale.

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Tickets to be won to evening starring Kristina and Oksana at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney are to team up for a show that comes to Lynn’s Corn Exchange next month.

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Gareth Calway (narration, backing vocals, drum), Andy Wall (guitar, lead vocals), Vanessa Wood-Davies (harp, harmony vocals)

Hereward the Wake is brought back to life

A poet, a folk musician and a harpist have got together to develop a new folk/storytelling project – The True Story of Hereward the Wake.

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Princess Theatre Cinderella Panto launch at  Hunstanton 
LtoR, Helen Farrell (Cinderella), Andy Eastwood (Buttons), Elise Whyte (Ugly Sister), Seren Whyte (Ugly Sister)

Win a VIP package to see Cinderella panto in Hunstanton

Have we got some pantomime great prizes for you this week ... oh, yes, we have, as we offer you a VIP package to see Cinderella at Hunstanton.

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REVIEW: Into The Woods at King’s Lynn proves to be big hit

The King’s Lynn Players’ latest production of Sondheim’s Into The Woods staged at The King’s Lynn Arts Centre last week proved a big hit with audiences.

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The South are:
Alison Wheeler (Vocals), Gaz Birtles (Vocals), Phil Barton (Guitars), Steve Nutter (Bass), Dave Anderson (Drums), Karl Brown (Percussion), Gareth John (Trumpet), Su Robinson (Sax),  Andy Price (Keys).

Spring 2018 brings a show for everyone at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange

Spring 2018 brings a show for everyone at the Lynn Alive Corn Exchange, and a copy of the brochure is available now.

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