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Gemma Sutton, William Thompson and Michael Crawford in The Go-Between. Photo: Johan Persson

The Go-Between marks Michael Crawford’s long-awaited return to London’s West End. For the musical’s producer Joseph Smith, it’s a return to his Norfolk roots. Entertainment writer Wayne Savage finds out more.

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Gemma Sutton, William Thompson and Michael Crawford in the West End production of The Go-Between. Photo: Johan Persson

That classic Norfolk-set tale of forbidden love, The Go-Between, has been turned into a West End musical starring Michael Crawford. And for the musical’s producer Joseph Smith, it’s a return to his county roots. Wayne Savage finds out more.

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Summer holiday activities: get closer to wildlife at Pensthorpe Nature Reserve, practice football skills with Norwich CFS and take part in Junior fun sessions at Highball. (L-R)

Looking for a way to keep your children motivated and active during their break from school? Here are 17 fun things happening across the county that will keep them entertained.

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Norfolk Events

Sheringham Carnival Queen Jade Roberts and Attendant Emma Louise Glover are pictured with the Carnival Prince and Princess, Ashton Kyle Cole and Mollie Lavina Simmons, following the selection disco. Photo: ALLY McGILVRAY

Ten-year-old Ashton Kyle Cole and Mollie Lavina Simmons, aged 11, were chosen at a selection disco in the community centre.

Photographs from the 'David and I...' exhibition. Picture Denis O’Regan.

A UK exhibition tour of many ‘never before seen’ photographs of David Bowie is set to kick-off in Norwich tonight.

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Holt Festival volunteer David Hurlbut, front of house at Theatre in the Woods.

It has been described as a cross between a Roman amphitheatre and a fairy dell.

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Eating Out or Eating In

Blue Joanna restaurant. General manager Ninnie Lear, left, and head chef Tom Thornber.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Inspired by the night markets of Asia and food trucks of America, the demand for street food here at home has rocketed in recent years.

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Cool treats in Norwich: Cocktails at The Ten Bells, ice cream from Lakenham Creamery and cool desserts at Figbar. (L-R)

Need something to cool you down as the weather warms up? Here’s a look at some of the places in Norwich serving up cold delights - from iced coffee to alcoholic ice lollies, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

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Opinion: Restaurants need to turn the music down

Thursday, July 21, 2016
When we go out we want to chat to our companions and be comfortable - its not much to ask, says Andy Newman.

There is an old joke in the catering trade which goes like this: How do you get to be a millionaire? Start with two million and open a restaurant.

Norwich

Film & Cinema

Finding Dory (U)

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Finding Dory

How can you remember you have a family if you have short-term memory loss?

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Ellen Degeneres voices the forgetful fish in Finding Dory. Picture: Disney Pixar.

Finding Dory follows the traditional definition of a sequel – rehash what worked the first time and change just enough for it not to be a remake.

Laura Albert created J.T. LeRoy.

Film tells the story of Laura Albert’s creation of J.T. LeRoy, a 13 year old, drug addicted, son of a prostitute, gender confused child author

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