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Wonderful Work Experience!

During my work experience at The Corn Hall, I took part in a diverse range of activities to introduce me to the inner workings of an arts centred organisation. Throughout the week, I helped run… read more
Posted in work experience

The Joys of Start With Art!

As a part of the Corn Hall's Elephant Project, this month's 'Start With Art’ session was also elephant themed. The sessions tied in with the work being exhibited in the Upper and Lower Galleries.  As… read more
Posted in Art, children, Family

Benedict Cumberbatch gives an electrifying performance

It turns out that I have Louis Wain to thank for a life in service to my cats – before his whimsical illustrations became popular at the turn on the last century cats were apparently… read more
Posted in Film, Uncategorised

Almodóvar is on top form with his latest film

Two mothers, not really parallel at all, come together in this moving melodrama that celebrates the courage of single mothers, while nodding to the unhealed wounds of Spain’s troubled political history. Pedro Almodóvar’s new movie… read more
Posted in Film

Jodie Comer's stunning stage debut

Jodie Comer's star is resolutely in the ascendant at the moment, having been propelled there by her leading role as the chameleon Villanelle in Killing Eve. An actor that has made her name as a… read more
Posted in Theatre

Death on the Nile is a sumptuously filmed romp

In the case of Death On The Nile, director Kenneth Branagh and screenwriter Michael Green’s sequel to their polished adaptation of Murder On The Orient Express, we get nothing less than the origin story of… read more
Posted in Film, Uncategorised

Women of Troy - a Corn Hall steward's review

On Friday night I continued in my quest to see as much local drama as I can, so I went to Diss Park to watch the open air production of Women of Troy by Euripides… read more
Posted in Diss, live entertainment, Open Space Theatre Company, Review, Theatre

Shaparak Khorsandi delights her audience with gentle good humour and salacious anecdotes

Back in the 90s, there was no social media, no dating sites, and – if we are to believe Shaparak Khorsandi – no shame. In her early twenties Shappi, as she was then known, was… read more
Posted in Comedy

The National Theatre Returns to the Corn Hall

David Hare’s new play marks a welcome return of the Corn Hall’s programme of National Theatre plays,  broadcast live from London. In this instance, we got a front row seat in the Bridge Theatre, watching… read more
Posted in Theatre

Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast is a spellbinding masterpiece

Kenneth Branagh’s elegiac, autobiographical movie has a tremendous warmth to it, notwithstanding its grim subject matter, and although it focuses on a specific time in Branagh’s life, it touches on surprisingly universal themes. When, it… read more
Posted in Film