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Play takes a behind-the-headlines look at the lives of suffragettes

A play taking a fly-on-the-wall look at the private lives of a group of suffragettes is being performed at Diss Corn Hall.

April 23, 2019

After the much-publicised troubles that have beset this movie, it comes as a pleasant surprise that Bohemian Rhapsody is such a fun ride, with a roster of superb concert recreations, including Life Aid – where Queen gave what many consider the greatest rock performance of all time.

April 18, 2019

The Burgate Singers are set to return to Diss to perform Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Yeoman of The Guard at the Corn Hall.

April 13, 2019

It is a truth universally acknowledged that we can’t seem to get enough of Jane Austen adaptations. And while the likes Pride & Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility are familiar on stage and screen, the latest coming to Diss is a staging of the less familiar Northanger Abbey.

April 11, 2019

Open Space’s fearless exploration of classic theatre had them tackling Tennessee William’s best known, and reportedly his favourite, play - a compelling, if relentlessly grim, examination of a family in crisis.

April 8, 2019

Emily Blunt steps ably into the shoes of Julie Andrews for this sequel to the much loved 1964 classic, which sees magical nanny Mary Poppins return to help the Banks siblings through a difficult time.

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April 4, 2019

The Pantaloons are no strangers to the inventive re-working of classic texts, but this must be their most ambitious attempt to date.

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March 29, 2019

After 100 years you would think that all the stories and memories of those who fought or experienced the horrors of the First World War would, by now, be well known. But, as Suffolk film-maker Tim Curtis has discovered there are still stories to be told.

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March 28, 2019

American comic Omid Singh will be topping a bill that also includes some of the UK’s fast rising talents at the latest comedy night in Diss.

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March 25, 2019

A classic of American theatre is set to be toured to theatre and villages halls by an acclaimed local theatre company.

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