Arts & Culture

What’s On – Dec 23

For some Christmas fun

Sleeping Beauty, the Fairy’s Tale

9 Dec – 7 Jan | Royal

Can dreams really come true? Will the fairy save the day? Is the Prince the only way? Full of pantomime cheer and sparkle, there will be all the songs, jokes, mischief and dancing you expect, plus the chance to boo, hiss and cheer, of course!

For the whole family

The Wizard of Oz

27 Feb – 3 Mar | Royal

Join Dorothy, Toto, and friends on an unforgettable adventure down the Yellow Brick Road to the merry old land of Oz. Featuring the iconic original score from the Oscar-winning MGM film, including Over The Rainbow, Follow The Yellow Brick Road, and We’re Off To See The Wizard, with additional songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

For the drama fan

The Woman in Black

15 – 20 Jan | Royal

The Woman in Black brilliantly delivers atmosphere, illusion and horror! Obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black, Arthur Kipps engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story.

Something a bit different


15 Mar | Playhouse

Packed with personality and humour, Crooners has been wowing audiences with its witty and exhilarating one-liners, laugh-out-loud silliness and superb musical numbers with the outstanding 9-piece The Mini Big Band live on stage.

For the inseparable couple

Bonnie & Clyde

12 – 16 Mar | Royal

Bonne & Clyde is set to hold up Norwich following two hell-raising seasons in London’s West End. Two small-town kids from the middle of nowhere became the biggest folk heroes in all of America. Fearless, shameless, and alluring, this award-winning production has garnered a mass following, much like the infamous pair themselves.

For the dancing diva

Edward Scissorhands

16 Apr – 20 Apr | Royal

Based on the classic Tim Burton movie and featuring hauntingly beautiful music, Matthew Bourne and his New Adventures Company return to this witty, bittersweet story of an incomplete boy left alone in a strange new world.

For those looking for nostalgia

Drop the Dead Donkey

7 – 11 May | Royal

Thirty years since the launch of the trailblazing, smash-hit TV series, the Globelink News team is back and now live on stage for the very first time. Starring the original cast members, the iconic comedy is reimagined in this brand-new topical commentary on the cutthroat world of 24 hours news.

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