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Norwich School pupils are performing The Cherry Orchard at the Maddermarket Theatre.

Norwich School pupils are taking to the stage with a production of the The Cherry Orchard this week.

Sam Smith, who will be appearing at Thetford Forest on July 3.

Tickets for Sam Smith’s gig at Thetford Forest have sold out in 40 minutes.

Schoolchildren rehearse the opera La bohème which they will perform at the Theatre Royal in the Norfolk Schools Project. Theatre Royal soprano, Lynsey Docherty, in with the three schools, Kinsale Junior, purple; Magdalen Gates Primary, blue; and Firside Junior, green. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Opera is on the timetable at three Norwich schools as pupils get ready to perform on the Norwich Theatre Royal stage.

Eating Out or Eating In

The Seventh Heaven Burger and Waffle House which has opened on Exchange Street. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A dozen customers queueing for their first taste of Norwich’s newest restaurant were hoping its waffles and burgers would reach celestial heights of culinary excellence.

Adnams' award-winning Longshore vodka being made at the Copper House Distillery in Southwold.
Jonathan Adnams with a bottle of the Longshore vodka.

Picture: James Bass

They beat the Baltics, despite being better known for brewing beer and now their vodka has been hailed as the best in the world. STACIA BRIGGS went to Southwold to visit Adnams’ award-winning distillery.

The London Vegetable Orchestra at Aylsham Food Festival 2014. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Musical instruments made out of vegetables were a highlight of Aylsham Food Festival: Entertainment with a Difference on Saturday.

Film & Cinema

Katie Leigh and Darius J James star in A Night of Dirty Dancing

It’s the ultimate feel-good classic. A film you switch on if you’ve had rubbish day, a bad break-up or simply because you haven’t seen it in a while.

Undated Film Still Handout from The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Pictured: Left to Right, Celia Imrie as Madge Hardcastle, Ronald Pickup as Norman Cousins, Diana Hardcastle as Carol, Judi Dench as Evelyn Greenslade, Maggie Smith as Muriel Donnely and Bill Nighy as Douglas Ainslie. See PA Feature FILM Film Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Laurie Sparham/Twentieth Century Fox. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Film Reviews.

Towards the end of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, a secret inspector is asked for an honest assessment of Jaipur’s luxury development for residents in their golden years.

Chiara D'Anna in The Duke of Burgundy

Chiara D’Anna talks to Alex Bellotti about working with Peter Strickland, the reality of filming sex scenes and ‘human toilets’.

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