In Half-Term: Combining a unique style of puppetry, live music and visual performance, Lily & the Albatross is a heartfelt story about achieving the unachievable and never letting go of your childhood dreams.

Far out in the wild and remote ocean is a small family on an old fishing boat. While the whims of the water control the daily routines of their little community, Lily has a different perspective and finds herself gazing into the sky, where birds swim weightlessly above her head before stealing the precious fish from the fishing nets. Lily longs for more; more freedom, more excitement and more time out at sea but these dreams are just out of reach. Then one day a very special bird flies in from across the water, one that glides in the face of a storm, one that makes Lily question everything and gives her the nudge she needs to truly stretch her wings. When the whipping wind threatens their little world, the family must pull together, take a leap of faith and look beyond what they have always known to get themselves and the great old boat moving again.

Lily & the Albatross by Tall Tree Theatre from Tall Tree Theatre on Vimeo.


A tale of wild weather, wild birds and wild ambitions for ages 5+

Directed by Lucy Phillips of Forest Forge Theatre Company
Written by Anna Harriott
Puppet & Set Design by Orpheus Alexander

Tall Tree makes theatre that touches the hearts of both adults and children, with large bespoke wooden and metal puppets, live music and stories that speak to all generations. Tall Tree are Associate Artist at Forest Forge Theatre Company and create original stories written by Anna Harriott.

£6 children, £4 siblings, £7 adults advance / £8 children, £5.50 siblings, £9 adults on the door

10% off for Theatre Friends

Bar opens 1 P.M., starts 2 P.M

Unreserved seating 


Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking fee may apply


The local group Marine Players present ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens, adapted by Michael Snelgrove


Four ghosts (be scared! Well, just a little) visit the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and show him what life could be like. This show features a large talented cast of all ages, with parties, carols, dancing, and happiness. Enjoy this simple but memorable story and look forward to Christmas with the Spirits of Christmas past, present and future, and Tiny Tim whispering in your ear.

Suitable for all the family.

£12 adults and £6 children, advance and on the door

Bar opens 6:30 P.M., starts 7:30 P.M. daily with additional matinee on 8 December when bar opens at 1:30 P.M., starts 2:30 P.M.

Reserved seating 

Tickets purchased online will have seats reserved automatically. Seats can be chosen when purchasing from Lyme Regis Tourist Information centre.


Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis Tourist Information centre.

Over the phone: 01297 442138

Booking fee may apply


A family show for Christmas inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s traditional tale

London. Christmas Eve. The snow is falling. A little girl struggles fiercely through the cold. We follow her throughout the day as she encounters the funny and zany characters of the vibrant city streets. In an attempt to stay warm she strikes a match, then a second and third. In the cold the flames blaze to life and the
flickering fire illuminates her fantastic Christmas visions.

With each strike we enter the tumultuous world of her imagination, meeting talking turkeys, dancing rats, Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their chattering Christmas tree.

Having delighted audiences in 2017 The Last Baguette return with this touching, madcap and heart-warming Christmas show. The company use their signature style of visual storytelling, live music and puppetry to shine a light on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic winter tale.

Written by T. A. Woodsmith, winner of the Sunday Times Playwriting Award.

“The energy and commitment of the company is infectious… beautiful imagery and memorable moments. This is unique
theatre with a great heart” Theatre Bath

£9 adult / £7 child / £26 family (2 adults and 2 children) advance, £11 adult, £9 child, £30 family on the door.

10% off for Theatre Friends

Bar opens at 5:30 P.M., starts 6:30 P.M.

Unreserved seating


Online: click on link above

In person:  Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone:  01297 442138

Booking Fee may apply

Church Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3QA.

Box Office (Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre): 01297 442 138. Theatre Office: 01297 442 394.

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