Arts > Theatre

Hollie McNish , Luke Wright

Tuesday, February 21st 2023

Swan Lake

Friday, February 10th 2023

Giselle - My first Ballet

Wednesday, February 8th 2023


Tuesday, February 7th 2023

And thank you, Varna International Ballet, for your first visit to our city. It was an absolute delight to have the opportunity watch you perform. Please, please, please, come back soon.

High Performance

Monday, February 6th 2023

Peaky Blinders - The Redemption of Thomas Shelby

Wednesday, January 18th 2023

The Gentle Kingz Club

Tuesday, January 10th 2023

This is an incredible example of how the Norwich drag scene is constantly expanding to become the most diverse and inclusive that it can be, an aspect that many members of the drag community admire.

The Norwich Drag Pageant 2023: Review

Wednesday, December 21st 2022

Liv and Moth the creators of the pageant deserve huge credit for founding such an amazing event and for further donating all merchandise profits to fundraisers of Norwich’s transgender community, an incredible way to show extra support within the community!

Norwich Drag Show Pageant Interview with entire cast

Sunday, December 11th 2022

Yippee Ki Yay

Wednesday, December 7th 2022

A daring and innovative show which is resplendent in its writing, engagingly delivered, and absolutely perfect for the run up to Christmas

A Christmas Carol @ Blackfriars Hall

Wednesday, December 7th 2022

This was nothing less than a magical, spell binding experience. The company not only offered up the thrill of being told a ghost story by Dickens, but also provided a genuinely entertaining experience for a contemporary audience.

The Book of Will

Thursday, November 24th 2022

John Heminges and Henry Condell took it upon themselves to collect and thereby preserve Shakespeare’s work after his death. Lauren Gunderson’s fascinating play takes the bare bones of what we know about their endeavour and builds a compelling narrative, imagining how they might have gone about it, and why.

The Nutcracker

Thursday, November 24th 2022

This was phenomenal.

La Bohéme

Wednesday, November 23rd 2022

As someone who had never been to an opera before I was both excited to try something new but apprehensive it could be two and a half hours I’d never get back

Mozart's Requiem - Glyndebourne Tour 2022

Friday, November 18th 2022

Glyndebourne Tour 2022 - The Marriage of Figaro

Wednesday, November 16th 2022


Friday, November 11th 2022

The Mirror Crack'd

Wednesday, November 9th 2022

There was much to enjoy in Rachel Wagstaff’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic novel. Susie Blake was excellent as Miss Marple, the plot was pleasingly convoluted yet neatly resolved, and there were some genuine laughs along the way. What a shame it had to be viewed through the prism of Philip Frank's pedestrian direction.

The Color Purple

Thursday, November 3rd 2022

The Color Purple was not like any other musical I had seen before. It was both raw and funny, sad but uplifting and even made me question my own morals.....It is a performance I would recommend without question.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Thursday, October 27th 2022

Elf Lyons

Friday, October 7th 2022

A closely choreographed assault on the senses, as a combination of story-telling, mime and vegetable annihilation had her audience reeling with laughter and discomfort in equal measure - this ferociously talented performer confronted and questioned tired stereotypes and lazy preconceptions at every turn.

Mamma Mia

Thursday, October 6th 2022


Sunday, October 2nd 2022

Time and Tide

Sunday, October 2nd 2022

Woman in White

Wednesday, September 14th 2022

Les Miserables

Tuesday, September 6th 2022

So what did our reviewer make of Les Mis?

My Son’s a Queer (But what can you do?)

Saturday, September 3rd 2022

I loved every second of this show and I found it so incredibly moving.

Carlos Acosta - On Before

Sunday, July 31st 2022

The Many Lives of Nellie Bly

Tuesday, July 19th 2022

Life is a learning experience and if like me you had not heard of Nellie Bly then all I can say is ... it is an engrossing show that left me highly impressed, as well as suitably enlightened. Find out More PLEASE


Wednesday, July 13th 2022

not only are the key cast magnificent, but the entire ensemble of dancers, singers and musicians deliver a truly scintillating performance

Priscilla Queen of The Desert

Wednesday, July 6th 2022

Loved it, loved it, loved it, darlings. xxx

Ladies of Letters

Wednesday, June 29th 2022

This theatrical reinvention of 'LOL' certainly had me 'Laughing Out Loud' from start to finish"

Crude Apache

Saturday, June 25th 2022

"Crude Apache have created a show that, by delving into local history, makes us also think about workers’ rights today. Bravo!"

Private Peaceful

Friday, June 17th 2022

“We are spared the graphic horrors, but the message hits its target with dramatic precision”  

Songs of Hope and Protest

Thursday, June 9th 2022

Common Lot for, once again, coming up with a community-based show that is entertaining, educational, topical, and inspiring. It does them, and Norwich, proud. Go see it.


Thursday, June 2nd 2022

Fantastic costumes, fantastic choreography, fantastic performances, and fantastic songs. What more is there to say? This production of Dreamgirls is simply supreme, supreme, supreme!!! (There, I said it. Sue me if you dare!)

A Chorus Line

Wednesday, June 1st 2022

A goosebump worthy performance, in the best possible way! The first of their few shows at Norwich Playhouse drawn to a close, there was not one underwhelming stage presence from the cast.

Charity Kase

Monday, May 30th 2022

More of this please Maddermarket! Oh? What's that you say? Something Fab brings us A Night at the Musicals with Veronica Green (RPDR season 2&3!) next month?

Grand Day Out at NNF READ ON

Sunday, May 22nd 2022

Last Saturday, it felt like the gauntlet had been thrown down, as a string of shows offered up a truly varied festival experience for those with a strong constitution and keen knowledge of the city’s layout. It just went to show that a festival that has sometimes felt constricted by practical and financial considerations, can, on the day, deliver.

The Golden Cockerel

Saturday, May 21st 2022

"With James Conway's direction and Gerry Cornelius' conducting, 'The Golden Cockerel' is most definitely in safe hands"