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Arts, Venue

Girl on the Train at Norwich Theatre Royal

July 1st saw the opening performance of Girl on the Train at Norwich Theatre Royal. Based on Paula Hawkins’ best-selling novel and Rachel Wagstaff’s film, Anthony Banks’ stage adaptation took on the challenges with conveying themes of isolation, memory and inertia with aptly paired-back staging, inventive costume design and thrilling employment of lighting effects. Rachel…

Arts

Review: Romeo and Juliet at Norwich Theatre Royal

Matthew Bourne’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is a genius and creative reimagining of a much-loved story. The storytelling is simply fantastic, and the dances and choreography could not be more perfect.  Straying slightly from a typical Romeo and Juliet plot, Bourne sets this story in ‘Verona Institute’ a psychiatric hospital where Juliet (Cordelia Braithwaite) is imprisoned….

Arts

Shrek the Musical: A Freakishly Funny, Flawless, Fairytale

Following its previous record-breaking UK and Ireland tour, this smash hit blockbuster based on the Oscar-winning 2001 film is returning to Norwich’s Theatre Royal. Shrek the Musical promises to be a “hilarious and spectacular production, turn[ing] the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy”, and it certainly delivered on its…

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