After a difficult year, our local theatre industry and hospitality sector both need our support more than they ever have before. Now that things are reopening, Norwich Theatre has put together a brilliant summer of shows and it’s really worth checking them out. Interlude in the Close includes something for all ages and interests, from Circus tricks to StrongWomen Science, Dinosaurs to Shakespeare and everything in between. Take a look at what’s on below and check out the Norwich Theatre website for more info and to book your tickets.
*We have kindly been gifted tickets for So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs and Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday so look out for my review of those over on Instagram*
INTERLUDE in the CLOSE, 14 July – 30 August
The Wind in the Willows
Wed 14 July, 7pm
Officially opening INTERLUDE in the CLOSE, The Wind in the Willows is a beautiful and enchanting musical production written by Academy Award winner Julian Fellowes with music by the award-winning Stiles & Drewe, presented by the Turbine Theatre, London. Last seen at the London Palladium in 2018, The Wind in the Willows has been specially adapted for a more intimate outdoor performance and for families and people of all ages.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Thu 22 July, 7.30pm
Following the international success of their hit two-actor Macbeth, Out of Chaos are back to reimagine another Shakespeare masterpiece in their own fast, furious and fantastically funny style! Ages 8+
So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs
Sat 24 July, 11am
This Edinburgh Fringe 5-Star show starring dinosaur aficionado Dr Ben Garrod (David Attenborough’s favorite dinosaur expert!!) comes to Norwich! Get ready to go on an exciting pre-historic adventure as Ben explores the biggest, deadliest and weirdest predators that ever roamed the planet.
Jarred Christmas and Hobbit: The MIGHTY KIDS Beatbox Comedy Show
Sun 1 Aug, 1pm
Calling kids aged 4 to 100, join our MIGHTY gang! A sensational interactive show, where the worlds of comedy and beatboxing collide with electrifying results. Pick-up beatboxing tips to impress your friends, win prizes and laugh through your pantaloons!
Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday
Tue 10 August. 1.30pm
Join Sarah and Duck and your favourite friends including The Ribbon Sisters, The Shallots, Flamingo & John and Umbrella, as they plan a birthday party for Scarf Lady. Told through an enchanting blend of puppetry, storytelling and music, Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday will take you and your children on a magical adventure.
Tue 24 August, 2pm
Ever wanted to know how you balance a chair on your chin, if you can juggle liquid, or how circus performers eat fire? StrongWomen Aoife and Maria reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.
Tue 24 August, 7.30pm
Back for INTERLUDE 2021, Lost in Translation’s Circus Lates is a unique night of live entertainment that will take you through a journey of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety. This is a show you DON’T want to miss! Ages 16+