Five and a half thousand homes are still without power this morning following last night's stormy weather.
Strong winds, falling debris and trees have caused significant damage to power cables.
UK Power Networks said it was bringing in extra engineers to carry out repairs.
The show must go on despite the weather for a panto cast in Clacton who were trapped on a road blocked by a tree.
Stormy weather has cut power to 11,000 homes in the Anglia region on Christmas Eve.
Train services across the Anglia region are facing delays and cancellation as strong winds and heavy rain take their toll.