Tributes have been paid to a West Norfolk man who worked in theatre and supported the local community.
Peter Wilson, who lived near King’s Lynn, has died at the age of 72.
A former chief executive at Norwich Theatre Royal, he was also a trustee of St George’s Guildhall and Creative Hub in Lynn, and was a Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk representing King Charles at county events.
Stephen Crocker, chief executive at Norwich Theatre Royal, said: “All of us at Norwich Theatre are saddened by news of the death of Peter Wilson.
“We send our sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to his family and loved ones.
Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk Lady Philippa Dannatt said: “Peter has been an outstanding Deputy Lieutenant and an inspirational Vice Lord-Lieutenant and he will be missed beyond measure by us all.”
A spokesman for his company PW Productions, responsible for hit shows like The Woman In Black and An Inspector Calls, said: “Peter’s professional legacy is immeasurable and his impact on theatre across the United Kingdom will continue.”
And his former communications officer John Bultitude said: “Peter truly was a one-off and someone who inspired, cared and innovated – he will be missed.”