Theatre

  • THEATRE | QUENTIN CRISP: NAKED HOPE | THURSDAY 21 FEBRUARY - The hit solo play exploring the life of an icon From a conventional upbringing to global notoriety via The Naked Civil Servant, Quentin Crisp was an extraordinary raconteur and wit, and one of the most memorable figures of the twentieth century. Openly gay as early as the 1930s, Quentin spent decades being beaten up on […]
  • THEATRE | TRANSPORTER | WEDNESDAY 24 APRIL - This is a solo performance written for ages 11 to adult – a story of a girl called Maya. A girl who is always thirteen. A girl who is always on the move. It is a story of a never-ending search for the last safe place on earth. Maya stands on the cusp of yet […]
  • THEATRE | POSTING LETTERS TO THE MOON | FRIDAY 26 APRIL - This special event is the reading of wartime letters between Oscar-nominated actress Celia Johnson (Brief Encounter) and her husband Peter Fleming read by their daughter Lucy Fleming with Simon Williams, both actors in the Archers This is a romantic, funny and very touching portrait of life during the early 1940s featuring readings of wartime letters […]
  • THEATRE | THE AMAZING BUBBLE MAN | SATURDAY 18 MAY - Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences of all ages around the world for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles. He is a family favourite at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where he has enjoyed twelve years of sell-out success. Louis explores the breath-taking dynamics of bubbles, combining comedy and artistry […]
  • THEATRE | MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING | WEDNESDAY 29 MAY - The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe Join their all-male troupe in Lyme Regis for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ like none other. In usual HandleBards style, expect riotous […]
  • THEATRE | MIRACLE THEATRE: A PERFECT WORLD | FRIDAY 14 JUNE - An outdoor theatre experience for all from an acclaimed company A feisty young woman ventures into a Boy’s Own world of undiscovered jungles, treasure maps, campfires and penknives on an action-packed adventure. Leading her team of quarrelsome explorers she stumbles into a bountiful paradise, whose inhabitants seem entirely peaceful, productive and fulfilled. Is this tranquil […]
  • FUNDRAISER | IAN MCKELLEN ON STAGE | WEDNESDAY 3 JULY - Ian McKellen is appearing in person, on stage at the Marine for a very special fundraiser. Limited tickets are also available for an intimate drinks reception with Sir Ian. A message from Ian McKellen: I’m celebrating my 80th birthday by touring a new solo show to theatres I know well and a few that I […]