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Lesley White is starring in BBC 2 show, Hair. Picture: BBC

A go-getter mum is hoping to show others it’s never too late to follow dreams after she switched careers and landed a spot in a national TV competition. Lesley White moved to Hopton from her native south east London last year with the intention of continuing to work as an English teacher.

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GYM Guide Pics

Are you ready to singalong and dance in the aisles? Then join the singing and dancing characters on August 1 at St George’s Theatre...dressing up is optional! Mamma Mia!

Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth

Now open for the summer season in a small street behind the seaside seafront in Great Yarmouth lies the amazing Hippodrome building that stages unbelievable things in the Opera House-style auditorium of a bygone age.

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Norfolk Events

Norwich Theatre Royal Youth Company in rehearsal of the stage show Peter Pan Return To Neverland. Captain Hook, Joe Darbyshire, and the pirates. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The story about the boy who is forever young, never gets old.

Martin Johnson and Sherrie Halsey: Picture by Mark Benfield.

It was a 10-hour quest which required more than 46,000 footsteps and around 1,500 calories.

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Cambridge Touring Theatre's Robin Hood - The Musical. Photo: Chris Carroll-Davis

Cambridge Touring Theatre bring the iconic tale set in the English countryside of Robin Hood and his band of merry men to The Walks in King’s Lynn, plus music, theatre, art and a show about false hair! SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.

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Eating Out or Eating In

Launch of Norfolk Food and Drink in Norwich this evening at Open.

The county’s lavish larder will be celebrated all year round after the official launch of Norfolk Food and Drink.

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Norwich City of Ale 2015 festival publicans, brewers and supporters raise a glass at the launch in the memeorial gardens, Norwich.Pictured front Dawn Leeder and Phil Cutter Photo: Steve Adams

As the Norwich City of Ale prepares to celebrate its fifth year, a competition is being held to find a name for the new charity beer.

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Film & Cinema

Theatre review: The Gathered Leaves

Friday, July 24, 2015
The Gathered Leaves by
Andrew Keatley at The Park Theatre
Directed by Antony Eden
Cast
Jane Asher | Olivia Pennington 
Georgina Beedle | Emily Pennington 
Clive Francis | William Pennington Alexander Hanson | Giles Pennington 
Tom Hanson | Simon Pennington 
Amber James | Aurelia Ndjeya 
Nick Sampson | Samuel Pennington 
Katie Scarfe | Alice Pennington 
Anna Wilson-Jones | Sophie Pennington Hamish Brewster | Young Giles Pennington Oliver Buckner | Young Samuel Pennington

Marianka Swain finds the piece compassionate but too conventional

Inside Out (U)

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Film pix 23/7/15

Despite gargantuan advances in medical science, we still don’t fully understand the complexities of the human brain: its ability to process vast quantities of information, solve problems and store memories at speeds that put supercomputers to shame.

Film review: Ant-Man

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
MARVEL'S ANT-MAN. Photo Credit: Zade Rosenthal/Marvel 2014

Marvel’s teeny superhero is silly skillful fun, says Michael Joyce.

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