THEATRE: The Boadicea of Britannia Street | Friday 2 March

As part of our celebrations of International Women’s Day, the Marine presents a funny and touching play about female friendshipTBOBS graphic_3Local journalist Fran, PE teacher Penny, shy librarian Janet, and feisty Annie form a writing group. Inspired by the historical figure Boadicea, these women face their demons, overcome their enemies, and move on as friends to a better future.

This is a special production by the Somerleigh Players in association with Dorchester Arts, and the play was written by Ade Morriss.

About the company

Somerleigh Players are made of a mixture of people who have had a professional connection to the theatre (ie acting in professional productions, Edinburgh Festival, regional theatre, and professional costume and lighting experience etc), have had training at degree level and people who have come to acting later and discovered a real love of acting.

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THEATRE: The Boadicea of Britannia Street

£9 advance, £11 on the door (TF discount applies)

Doors open at 7:30 P.M., starts 8 P.M.

Seated

Seating is unallocated

Tickets are available online above or from Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres in person or on the phone

Booking Hotline: 01297 442138

Booking Fee may apply

THEATRE: The Marine Players present The Vicar of Dibley | Wednesday 21 to Saturday 24 March

All the characters of the cherished comedy return to the stage in this community play.

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They are brought to life with a wonderful local cast, courtesy of the Marine Players. The chocolate obsessed Vicar, the dim but charming Alice Tinker, her love Hugo, and his disapproving father will all make an appearance in this hilarious adaptation of the TV classic.

The Marine Players is a talented local drama group based in Lyme Regis. Formerly the Lyme Regis Dramatic Society, the Marine Players were formed at the beginning of 2016 in order to move to a closer relationship with the Theatre, and attract a younger and more wide-ranging membership.

In exchange for free use of the theatre, profits from productions go towards the upkeep of the theatre. So far the players have contributed towards productions such as The Tempest of Lyme, Around the World in 80 Minutes, and Monmouth.

The original TV series was produced by Tiger Aspect, with script by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer, and has been adapted by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter.

 

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THEATRE: The Marine Players present The Vicar of Dibley

£12 advance/ £14 on the door

Doors open 7 P.M.

Show starts 7.30 P.M.

Seated

Seating is allocated automatically when purchasing tickets online, but can be chosen when purchasing from the tourist information centres.

Tickets are available online above or from Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres in person or on the phone

Booking Hotline: 01297 442138

Booking Fee may apply

TALK: Henry Blofeld, 78 Retired | Saturday 28 April 2018

Henry Blofeld 

Henry Blofeld has hung up his microphone after 50 years commentating on international cricket.

The cherished golden voice of cricket has decided to celebrate by touring the country with his brand-new show, jam-packed full of unheard anecdotes from on and off the pitch, as well as stories from the TMS box not allowed on the radio.

Don’t miss the chance to wave a bat in honour to the last bastion of the original Test Match Special team; the team who made it the much-loved programme it is today. The summers of cricket will never be the same without our ‘Dear Old Thing’.

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Call the box office on 01297 442138

Please note that a 10% booking fee applies online and via the Tourist Info Centre

Doors open at 6:30 P.M.

Show starts 7:30 P.M.

Tickets: £20 advance, £23 on the door