Children say so much without speaking says writer of new 2024 show Hermit

Children's show Hermit is about the tall man pictured inside the small box her calls home

Talking is just one of the hundred ways young children communicate. Their non-verbal reactions are often worth a thousand words. Hermit, the latest show by the Dutch Simone de Jong Company, explores that. Aimed at ages two-six, it’s a silly, funny, and intriguing show about a quiet, tall man who lives alone in a teeny […]

Our dancers lock in Breakin’ Convention 2023 performance


Members of our Friday night breakdance class and our Breakin’ Crew performance company are getting ready for one of the biggest events in the hip hop dance theatre calendar.  Sadler’s Wells’ Breakin’ Convention UK Tour takes over Norwich’s Theatre Royal tomorrow. For the past 20 years, the ground-breaking, award-winning festival has shared jaw-dropping performances from […]

Meet the 2022 / 23 casts of My First: Into The Snow Globe and Operation: Save Santa

My First

Our windows are decorated. Our children’s shows casts revealed. Now it’s starting to feel more like Christmas.  The fantastic CiM Signs and Graphics were here earlier in the week, transforming the front of our Chapel Field North site.  How great do our My First: Into The Snow Globe andOperation: Save Santa decals look? They’re even better […]

Shows – enjoy live theatre, comedy and music with us in 2022


* Updated 22 August* Checked out our what’s on pages yet? We’ve shows that’ll make you think, laugh and cry. Enjoy internationally acclaimed writers, homegrown talent, the theatre-makers of tomorrow and TV’s brightest comedians. Jason Raper, our venue supervisor, said: “It’s great to see the theatre so busy. We’ve already announced some fantastic theatre, comedy and […]