Music News

Mon, 13:26

Madness will be performing at Thetford Forest in Suffolk next summer.

Hidden in the first half of the annual Christmas concert on December 14 in Littleport is a tune never before played by a brass band anywhere or at any time.

You may have heard their slightly 'off piste' Christmas song and now you can see Fascinating Aïda on stage this winter season.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds plus special guests Confidence Man will perform at Thetford Forest on June 18.

The Jockey Club Live have announced that Rick Astley and Jack Savoretti will be headlining Newmarket Nights on July 31 and August 7. Rick Astley's era-defining classic Never Gonna Give You Up topped charts the world over and catapulted the 80's icon on a journey that would encompass eight consecutive UK Top 10 hits and 40 million sales.

Theatre News

Tue, 14:56

The Angles Theatre's in-house drama group Ratz bring the classic fairytale story of Cinderella to life in Wisbech this month.

The Cambridge Arts Theatre's Christmas pantomimes keep getting better every year - so it's no surprise this production of Cinderella is their best - and funniest - yet.

A magical mix of music and dance will see youngsters shine in the spotlight as they perform in Wisbech later this week.

Grab those leg warmers and live forever as Hollyoaks favourite Jorgie Porter leads the cast of Fame the Musical in Peterborough.

This year's Christmas pantomime at The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton is Dick Whittington And His Wonderful Cat.

Arts News

Monday, December 2, 2019

Charlotte Beck, 13, from Wisbech Grammar School was crowned Young Fenland Poet Laureate for the year 2019-2020 and CJ Atkinson from March was awarded Fenland Poet Laureate in the adult category.

With the festive season just around the corner the Tower Ballroom in Wisbech has plenty of Christmas shows coming up.

One of Britain's best-known comedians, Lenny Henry, is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange on Monday November 25 to share stories of his life.

Following the multi award-winning success of The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Mischief Theatre return to the Cambridge Arts Theatre with their riotous spin on a timeless classic, the West End smash-hit Peter Pan Goes Wrong.

X-Factor winner Matt Terry leads the cast of Madagascar the Musical, which is at Peterborough's New Theatre from Wednesday October 2 to Sunday October 6.

Entertainment News

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Looking for a Santa's grotto to take the little ones that is close by?

Scottish art historian, writer and broadcaster William Dalrymple will give a talk about his new book at St Peter's Church in Ely on Monday December 2.

At Stoke Park you're treated like royalty - whether you have blue blood or not...

If no news is good news then good news is fake news for Pie, who is a character created and played by British actor and comedian Tom Walker/

The North Pole skating rink in Cambridge is back this winter and you could be there for free.

Reviews

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Opportunistic thieves are in the wrong place at the wrong time, sparking a night-time police manhunt through the streets of Manhattan, in Brian Kirk's propulsive action thriller.

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In 2015, Elizabeth Banks was in fine voice behind the camera of Pitch Perfect 2, propelling the feelgood sequel to bumper box office takings and a clutch of awards.

Full of unexpected twists and turns, Knives Out is a brilliantly witty, stylishly-filmed and extremely funny murder mystery.

The critics have described Last Christmas as: "bad" (Mark Kermode) "neither romantic or funny" (New York Post) "worst film of the year" (The Guardian) "wince-making" (The Telegraph).

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