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Rush - A Joyous Jamaican Journey

30 May 19:30

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Rush - A Joyous Jamaican Journey

30 May 2024


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From: £27.00

Join us for this uplifting and entertaining story of reggae music’s evolution through the decades, starting when the Windrush generation arrived from Jamaica with their stories, history and music.

Narrated and written by John Simmit and featuring ska, rock steady, calypso, gospel, lovers rock, dancehall and Reggae played live by the JA Reggae Band. Get ready to enjoy the music of Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, Millie Small and many more.

“Very Educational, Superb”

“A Show To Experience; Just Epic!”

“One of the best shows I’ve seen!”

Important information

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes including interval

Ticket Prices: £10 – £31

Friends – 5% off Band A-D
Ambassadors, Supporters, Best Friends and Gold Friends – 10% off Band A-D

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Prelude Restaurant

Why not visit our restaurant…

Make your theatre trip extra special and dine in Prelude, a fresh and contemporary space inspired by the building’s art deco heritage.

With the hassle taken out, relax and enjoy our seasonal set price menu in Prelude. Your table is reserved for the whole evening, so you can enjoy your dessert and drinks in the show interval. Plus, Theatre Royal Friends can enjoy a 10% discount!


Norwich Theatre Royal - Auditorium | 2020


“This is unmissable”
Stage Talk Magazine

“Rich with song and story, riding on a tidal wave of reggae band magic”
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh 

“a performance that took the audience on a journey of education which not only felt engaging and informative but somehow felt more like a party than your standard history lesson”


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