Get ready for INTERLUDE in the CLOSE

July 10, 2021

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INTERLUDE in the CLOSE will take place in the iconic and historic Norwich Cathedral Close in a big-top circus tent, from 14 July to 30 August 2021, in partnership with Lost in Translation Circus, Norwich Cathedral and Norwich School.

Norwich Theatre will also be supporting with events and activities as the National History Museum’s Dippy on Tour arrives in Norwich from 13 July 2021, set to be one of the major cultural events in the East of England.

What’s on at INTERLUDE in the CLOSE?

INTERLUDE in the CLOSE - Wind In The Willows Rehearsal
INTERLUDE in the CLOSE – Wind In The Willows Rehearsal // Photo: Danny Kann

The Wind in the Willows

14 Jul – 18 Jul 2021

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.

Running time: Approximately 2hr 30mins incl interval
Age recommendation: 3+ (no under 3s)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

22 Jul – 23 Jul 2021

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!

Running time: 1hr 20mins inc interval
Age recommendation: 8+

INTERLUDE in the CLOSE - A Midsummer's Nights Dream
INTERLUDE in the CLOSE – A Midsummer’s Nights Dream

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs

24 Jul – 25 Jul 2021

This Edinburgh Fringe 5-Star show starring dinosaur aficionado Dr Ben Garrod (David Attenborough’s favourite 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.

Age recommendation: The show is aimed primarily at key stages 1 and 2 (ages 5-11) but 5+ recommended.

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!

Running time: 60 mins straight
Age recommendation: 4+

Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday

10 Aug – 14 Aug 2021

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.

INTERLUDE in the CLOSE - StrongWomen Science
INTERLUDE in the CLOSE – StrongWomen Science

StrongWomen Science

 24 Aug – 30 Aug 2021

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.

Running time: Approximately 45 mins, no interval
Age recommendation: 5+

Circus Cabaret Lates

24 Aug – 30 Aug 2021

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!

Age recommendation: 16+

INTERLUDE in the CLOSE - Circus Cabaret Lates
INTERLUDE in the CLOSE – Circus Cabaret Lates

INTERLUDE in the CLOSE – full programme

For the full programme, please visit:[]=norwich-theatre-interlude

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