Week Commencing 2nd December

Get it Booked Wed 4th December- A Christmas Carol- Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft Tues 4th Dec- Thurs 19th December- Biddy’s Christmas Carol- Biddy’s Tearoom Norwich So we have reached that special time of year and what better way to celebrate than going and seeing the Charles Dickens classic live on stage. In this adaption presented by […]

Week Commencing 25th November

Get it Booked Mon 25th November- Irfan Khan Quartet- Norwich Arts Centre So as we draw closer to December we run into a lot of Christmas productions so we whilst still in November those of us who would rather oppress the festive season have the opportunity to soak up as much culture as possible before […]

Week Commencing 18th November

Get It Booked Sat 23rd November- Before it Rains- St Georges Theatre, Great Yarmouth So this week in Great Yarmouth’s premier theatre we have Katherine Chandlers Before it Rains. The play set mostly on a council estate following Gloria a single mother to her son Michael who has high functioning Asperger’s syndrome. Gloria likes to […]

Week Commencing 11th November

Had some social media comments last week asking how to get in touch with me, feel free to message on twitter @nearwhats or Instagram Whats_on_NR or alternatively drop me an email at whatsonnru@gmail.com Get it Booked Friday 15th November- the Affair- Seafull Theatre, Lowestoft So a quieter week ahead in the region and still some […]

Week Commencing 4th November

Get it Booked Mon 4th Nov- Sat 9th Nov- A Woman of No Importance- Norwich Theatre Royal So this week we welcome the Irish talent of Oscar Wilde to Norwich’s premier stage. A story that premiered in 1893 at the Haymarket Theatre London and a whole century later it’s still being performed. Of course Oscar […]

Week Commencing 28th October 2019

Get It Booked Tues 28th October- Trojan Horse- Norwich Playhouse So this week we have a hard-line work entering Norwich for our Get It Booked section. Trojan Horse is based on true events when national newspapers accused Muslim communities including teachers and school governors of plotting extremism in Birmingham schools. Written by Helen Monks and […]

Week Commencing 21st October

Get it Booked Sun 27th Oct- Rubber Ring- St Georges Theatre, Great Yarmouth I may have to change the title of this blog to the James McDermott appreciation society, but I think this week will complete the trilogy. Having said that I make no apologies for wanting to celebrate the wonderful local lgbtq talent that […]

Week Commencing 14th October 2109

One to Watch Wed 16th Oct thru till Sat 19th Oct- Macbeth- Norwich Theatre Royal Is there really anyone who has done more for British theatre than William Shakespeare? A man who has no social media presence, has never appeared on TV and has never had a PR agent and here we are 400 years […]

Week Commencing 7th October

Get it Booked Monday 7th October- CAMP The Workshops- Norwich Arts Centre So I would not normally include a workshop as my top billing for the week. However this is James McDermott this is a local playwright. Not only is he a local playwright he is a local queer playwright which when it comes to […]

Week Commencing 23rd Sept

Get it Booked Fri 27th Sept- Bourgeois and Maurice Momento Mori- Norwich Playhouse This may be the most exciting week of 2019 as brother and sister/alien weirdo’s/ cabaret artist’s Bourgeois and Maurice return to Norwich for the first time since they saved the world without trying. If you have not seen these 2 just check […]