Theatre

  • THEATRE | ESCAPING THE STORM | THURSDAY 25 OCTOBER - Dr Marie Stopes forever transformed how we think about sex; this play explores her time at her rugged Island retreat at Portland. Hailed as one of the most controversial women of the 20th century, her strong views on sex and contraception provided women with a graphic understanding of the physiology, pleasure, and consequences of sex. […]
  • CHILDREN’S THEATRE | LILY AND THE ALBATROSS | SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER - 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 […]
  • THEATRE | NOT: LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER | SATURDAY 3 NOVEMBER - A laughter-filled parody of the D.H. Lawrence novel   Lady Chatterley welcomes home her husband, Clifford, from a war that has left the world in tatters. With Clifford’s legs also in tatters, he arrives at Wragby Hall confined to a wheelchair and clutching his secret. As the couple grow apart Constance falls into a passionate, […]
  • THEATRE | WITHERING LOOKS | TUESDAY 6 NOVEMBER - Specially reworked for the 200th anniversary year of Emily’s birth, Britain’s favourite literary lunatics, are back with their cult Brontë spoof  ‘Withering Looks’ The classic comic duo, Maggie Fox and Sue Ryding, just couldn’t resist the urge to dust off their crinolines, wear flattering bonnets and sit at rained-lashed windows in a pale and decorative […]
  • THEATRE | POP MUSIC | TUESDAY 27 NOVEMBER - A theatre and music show by the acclaimed company Paines Plough A wedding. A free bar. A blast from the past. G and Kayla’s lives are a mess but tonight they’re determined to Have It Large. As their veins course with adrenaline and cheap prosecco we follow them on an epic journey through thirty years […]
  • THEATRE | INTRONAUTS | FRIDAY 30 NOVEMBER - This is an hour-long, absurd and highly visual performance with puppetry, physical comedy, original music and integrated animated projection. In a not-too-distant future, people can buy personal cleaners called Intronauts; miniaturised human workers injected into their bodies in order to carry out essential maintenance. But what happens if your cleaner discovers your dirty laundry? And […]
  • THEATRE | MARINE PLAYERS PRESENT A CHRISTMAS CAROL | WEDNESDAY 5 ~ SATURDAY 8 DECEMBER - 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 […]
  • THEATRE | THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL | THURSDAY 20 DECEMBER - 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 […]