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Norfolk & Norwich Festival

The Norfolk &Norwich Festival is one of the oldest festivals in the UK, having been held since 1824 and tracing its roots back further to 1772. Now the festival is one of the flagship arts festivals in the UK. Each May the festival programmes music, theatre, literature, visual arts, circus dance and outdoor arts across the city of Norwich and the wider Norfolk community.

Norfolk And Norwich Festival: Operation Greenfield – The Garage, Norwich

Director: Alex Scott Reviewer: James Clark [rating: 2]   After critical acclaim across the country, Operation Greenfield comes to Norwich as part of the Norfolk and Norwich festival. The maniacal clash of sounds reminiscent of an A-level Performing Arts class, that’s not to say that the production is terrible, just not what was expected. It begins with four teenagers from ...

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Norfolk And Norwich Festival: Motor Show – St James Place, Norwich

Director: Frauke Requardt and David Rosenberg Sound Score: Ben and Max Ringham Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:1.5]   If you’ve ever wondered what the result would be if Jeremy Clarkson entered the world of theatre and dance, Motor Show may give you some idea. Seven cars, two caravans and ten dancers create a surreal mix of drama, dance and imagery. While ...

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100% Norfolk – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Director: Emma Bernard Reviewer: James Clark [rating:4] This is an ambitious and engaging community centred production focused around the very people who represent different boroughs in Norfolk, with various age ranges, from children through to Betty Hodges at 83. A little sceptical before the curtain lifted, I immediately became enthralled in the lives of the cast and before I knew ...

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Norfolk And Norwich Festival: The Oh F**k Moment – Epic Studios, Norwich

Writers: Hannah Jane Walker/Chris Thorpe Reviewer: Jennifer Acton [rating:4] ‘Don’t worry, I’m not acting. Everything is okay,’ a suited Chris Thorpe reassures the assembled audience as he leads the way into the performance space. Then, after being seated at the most chaotic boardroom table known to man (complete with scrawled office documents and towers of post-its) and armed with a ...

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