Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Million Dollar Quartet Theatre Royal Norwich

Last night I attended the opening night of Million Dollar Quartet at the Norwich Theatre Royal, starring Jason Donovan. The story centres on Sam Phillips (Donovan) the man who is known as the one who created Rock ‘n’ Roll, a radio DJ, record producer and label owner, who introduced the world to Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and of course Elvis Presley. Continue reading

Running Wild at Norwich Theatre Royal

Last night Neva and I were invited along to the Norwich Theatre Royal to the opening night of Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild, an adaptation by Samuel Adamson presented by The Children’s Touring Partnership.

Neva is a HUGE Morpurgo fan, and when she first saw that Running Wild was coming to Norwich, she made me promise to take her! Continue reading

Babe The Sheep Pig – Norwich Theatre Royal

On Easter Sunday, Neva, Kaide, Eowyn and I were invited along to Norwich Theatre Royal to watch a performance of Babe The Sheep Pig. The Dick King Smith classic is brought to life with amazing puppets and an enchanting cast.  I had read many reviews of the show and was very keen to see it for myself, we had watched the movie and I couldn’t wait to see how they transferred it to the stage, we were certainly not disappointed. The children aged between 8 and 14 all thoroughly enjoyed the show, so anyone considering if their child is too old, I would say No, it is a family show and everyone will enjoy it. Continue reading

Sunny Afternoon Norwich Theatre Royal

Neva and I were invited along to watch Sunny Afternoon at Norwich Theatre Royal, a fantastic musical following the rise of the 1960s band The Kinks, who began their musical career in Muswell Hill, a place I know very well as that was the area both my parents grew up in, and my dad was also in a band during the same time, so all of the songs were played in our house whilst I was growing up, although Neva is only 14, she also knew some of the songs, which goes to prove good music, never goes out of fashion. Continue reading