Behind The Scenes

Finding Your Tribe By Suzanne (Hard Times)

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Yet another fabulous blog post by Suzanne from Northern Broadsides. This particular post explores the bond created between cast members and team mates during rehearsals and performances and how each member is valuable; how in theatre, becoming part of a … Continued

Barber in Bury!

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Swansea City Opera The Barber of Seville

Going from snowy Suffolk to sun-drenched Seville for one night only, singers from the Chedburgh Community Choir enjoyed a real treat when they performed with Swansea City Opera in The Barber of Seville (Rossini) at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds … Continued

Behind the Scenes of The Producers – Two weeks to go…

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The Producers Bury St Edmunds Theatre Royal Irving Stage Company

By Sian Couture, Director. Two weeks to go….eek!!  Now we are “marching to a faster pace” This has been a productive week. Firstly in the workshop. Several of our cast members and backstage crew have been busy painting the set, … Continued

Music, Music, Music! By Suzanne (Hard Times)

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Suzanne Ahmet, who is starring in Northern Broadsides touring production of Hard Times this spring, has taken over the Northern Broadsides Blog Spot to give an insight as to what is going on during rehearsals. Click here to read her … Continued

From a very thankful Theatre Manager…

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Dick Whittington full cast victory scene, 2017 pantomime

As the production of Dick Whittington draws to a close, it’s time to say a few thank-yous. There’s a team of people who keep the show on the road and who are, perhaps, not always immediately visible to our audiences. … Continued

Body Image in the arts

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By Emma Croft, Young Associate. Body image is a very personal matter, however in the industry of performing arts body image is one of the most spoken about topics. Both male and female performers are some of the most looked up to people … Continued

Harry & Chris Q&A

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Harry and Chris Show 2 singing poetry

Harry and Chris are at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Tue 7 Nov, ahead of that we sent them some questions to answer for us.   What’s been your favourite thing to sing about? We love pandas, they seem like … Continued

Warming up for Panto…

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Front Facade of Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

By Matthew Abercrombie, Theatre Manager. Sweets, ice-cream, merchandise, children, coaches, buggies, mums, dads, grandparents, actors, dust pans, mops, programmes, tickets and a lot of rotas. My life for the next two and a half months will contain almost nothing but … Continued

Irving Stage Company – Sister Act

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Show

By Christian Jenner, Irving Stage Company. For a convent girl, there is nothing quite like climbing into a nun’s habit for the first time. This School of Jesus and Mary girl (Ipswich 1972-1977) has donned her first wimple to take … Continued