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  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof-production_banner NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof | Thursday 22 February - An NT Live screening starring Sienna Miller.   Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ (New York Times) starred Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney. On a steamy […]
  • CARA DILLON Promo1 2018 MUSIC: Cara Dillon and Sam Lakeman | Friday 23 February - Irish singer Cara Dillon will perform traditional songs and her own material with her husband Sam Lakeman. This is an unusual chance to see Cara in a small venue. Cara Dillon occupies an enviable position at the top of her genre. The Irish singer has been captivating audiences and achieving acclaim for over 20 years. […]
  • GP Sunglasses MUSIC FUNDRAISER: Jess Upton and the Guilty Pleasures | Saturday 24 February - Help raise money for new music equipment at the Marine while having a great night out; what’s not to like? Singer Jess Upton leads this popular Dorset band, with a repertoire of soul, disco, and pop classics. The band has played at a host of festivals such Camp Bestival, and the first ever River Cottage […]
  • Neil maya MUSIC: Jazz in the Bar ~ Township Jazz with Neil Maya | Sunday 25 February - Acclaimed jazz pianist Philip Clouts continues his intimate series of shows in our cosy bar. Saxophonist Neil Maya and pianist Philip Clouts have assembled a set which features music from the greats of South Africa including Abdullah Ibrahim, Miriam Makeba, and Hugh Masakela. Philip Clouts was born in Cape Town and has loved South African […]
  • TBOBS graphic_3 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 friendshipLocal 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 […]
  • women's choirs MUSIC: Ain’t I a Woman | Thursday 8 March - Ain’t I A Woman is a choir of professional female singers, which performs alongside two community choirs in this unique concert. It marks International Women’s Day as well as celebrating 100 years since women’s vote. They will perform new songs especially for the project about the physicality, spirituality and social context of being a woman, […]
  • Steve Knightley MUSIC: Steve Knightley ‘Songs and Stories’ 2018 Tour | Friday 9 March - In his highly anticipated 2018 solo tour ‘Songs & Stories’, multi-award-winning songwriter Steve Knightley invites his audience on a musical journey, charting the winding roads of his unrivalled career. The Show of Hands frontman (One of the great English bands – Peter Gabriel) showcases a set-list with songs such as Cousin Jack, AIG and Country Life with […]
  • JazzJurassica_logo_clear MUSIC: Jazz Jurassica | Jazz Supper with Duncan Anselm Quartet with Nigel Price| Saturday 10 March - Bandleader and alto saxophonist, Duncan Anselm, recreates the Blue Note era with swinging American standards, alongside his own compositions. This is up-tempo cool jazz with lively solos at their best. For this special show, they’ll be joined by special guest, Nigel Price, one of the most gifted guitarists playing on the UK jazz scene. It promises […]
  • Paul-McCaffrey-5 COMEDY: Lyme Regis Comedy Club with Paul McCaffrey | Thursday 15 March - Tom Glover leads three other wits in a raucous night of laughs. Paul McCaffrey is headlining. Paul McCaffrey quickly established himself as a comedian, winning both The London Paper and the Latitude Festival new act competitions in 2009. In 2011 Paul’s debut solo  attracted critical acclaim. Paul has been heard on Russell Kane’s Whistle-Stop Tour […]
  • Buster-Shuffle-Press-Shot MUSIC: Buster Shuffle | Friday 16 March - Cockney ska and pop, with an authentic rock and roll sound is served up by dancefloor favourites Buster Shuffle Their new album was mixed by Adele’s producer, Paul Epworth and Jamie Ellis (Florence & The Machine, The Rifles). Their effortless fusion of ska and indie pop (think Madness crossed with Blur) have secured them shows […]
  • image1 MUSIC: Rock for Heroes | Saturday 17 March - Rock For Heroes is a live music event with a professional live band performing rock hits from the 60s to 90s.   Why see 10 tribute acts, when you can see one that performs all the hits, by all the biggest bands? The band will be performing music from artists such as Dire Straits, Status […]
  • stained glass image copy 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. 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 […]
  • Julius Caesar NT Live: Julius Caesar | Wednesday 28 March - Nicholas Hytner directs a new take on the Shakespeare classic. Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live […]
  • DJs MadJeff and Papa Yellow MUSIC: MadJeff’s Reggae Party | Saturday 31 March - Presented by local DJ MadJeff, this is a night of reggae and dub with a live band and DJs Playing the hottest of tunes straight from the islands, Papa Yellow and MadJeff combine to create a unique party atmosphere of toasting, emceeing, and dancing. This time they are joined by live band Jabbrock who have wowed […]
  • Suffragette CINEMA: Suffragette | Monday 2 April - Meryl Streep stars in this British drama, set in 1912 and 1913, that tells the story of the suffragette movement. This is part of a series at the Marine that celebrates 100 years of votes for women. This is in advance of our talk ‘Diane Atkinson Rise Up Women! Lives of the Suffragettes’; Diane acted as a […]
  • Rise-Up-Women-crop TALK: Diane Atkinson – Rise Up Women! The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes | Friday 6 April - Marking the centenary of female suffrage, this talk charts women’s fight for the vote through the lives of those who took part, in a timely celebration of an extraordinary struggle.   An Observer Pick of 2018 A New Statesman Book of 2018 In this special event,  author Diane Atkinson celebrates the lives of the women who […]
  • Perfect-2-by-Tessa-Bide-Photographer-Jack-Offord-Medium-Res-300dpi-4083 Family Theatre: “Perfect” by Tessa Bide | Saturday 7 April - This Easter Holiday, the Marine is pleased to present a heartwarming children’s theatre production by the esteemed Tessa Bide. An adaptation of the beautiful illustrated book of by Nicola Davies and Cathy Fisher, ‘ Perfect’ is the story of a young boy and the birth of his disabled sister, and is the latest show from […]
  • logo1 MUSIC: Kusanganisa | Saturday 7 April - World music led by the Zimbabwean musician Chartwell Dutrio Kusanganisa is the Shona word for ‘mixture’ that aptly describes this new music project involving four musicians all from different traditions. Chartwell Dutiro (from Zimbabwe) plays mbira and sings and has been brought up in the Shona tradition. Leandro Maia (from Brazil) is a guitarist, singer and […]
  • 7.BOL_GISELLE_EXTRA 6_Svetlana Zakharova © Damir Yusupov SCREENING: Giselle | Sunday 8 April - A Bolshoi ballet screening When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms. While Albrecht grieves, she returns from the dead as a Wili, a vengeful spirit meant to make unfaithful men dance until death… Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies this ultimate ballerina […]
  • Macbeth RSC LIVE: Macbeth | Wednesday 11 April - Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder. Our contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the Company. RSC Live: £11 Advance, £12.50 on the […]
  • Mitch Benn Main Image COMEDY: Mitch Benn | Friday 13 April - Mitch Benn is the famous comedian who plays satirical songs, the star of The Now Show and winner of BBC 2’s Celebrity Mastermind. He brings his new show of comic songs and hilarious jokes to Lyme Regis. His songs have been a feature BBC Radio 4’s ‘Now Show’ for more than a decade. Mitch has […]
  • Robin Ince - spring 2017 photo Timothy Ginn COMEDY: Robin Ince | Thursday 19 April - The star of The Infinite Monkey Cage returns brings his first new solo show for three years to Lyme Regis. Expect a hilarious night-out about love, death and art – with a teeny bit of physics. Fizzing with ideas about creativity in science and art, as well as asking why we believe we see, what […]
  • Henry Blofeld TALK: Henry Blofeld, 78 Retired | Saturday 28 April 2018 -   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 […]
  • 701_RogerMunns_P10001490 (1) copy TALK: Underwater Sound in Blue Planet II | Thursday 3 May - A talk by a sound recording expert from Blue Planet II with audio and visual clips, followed by audience questions. Intrepid Explorers, an organisation which shares stories of field research, is bringing Blue Planet II to Dorset through a special talk at the Marine in Lyme Regis. Professor Steve Simpson will share his experience as […]
  • AvalonJump-Website MUSIC: Tankus the Henge | Friday 4 May - This is an upbeat festival band that thrills audiences at all of Europe’s biggest shindigs, including Glastonbury, WOMAD, and Montreux Jazz Festival. Most people remember Tankus the Henge for its wild showmanship; frontman Jaz Delorean occupies the stage with jagger-esque aplomb, leaping from on top of a smoking piano and launching into the audience like […]
  • barn dance MUSIC: May Day Weekend Barn Dance | Sunday 6 May - On May Day Bank Holiday weekend, come for a country knees-up with ceilidh band Red Shed. They are playing all night long.   Join us at the Marine as welcome Red Shed back to Lyme Regis; the band has played at the Marine at our New Year parties. Red Shed is a six-piece barn-dance band […]
  • S&K Adele 49 COMEDY: Adele Is Younger Than Us | Saturday 12 May - Acclaimed comedy duo Stiff and Kitsch bring their Edinburgh show to Dorset. Adele Is Younger Than Us is the culmination of years of optimistic frustration wedged into an hour of musical stand-up. Watch as Sally and Rhiannon emerge from the cocoon of long and painful adolescence into the world of womanhood, only to realise they […]
  • georgie_fame__400dpi_ MUSIC: Georgie Fame | Thursday 24 May - The jazz and rhythm and blues star opens the Jazz Jurassica Festival in a special concert   One of a very select number of UK tour dates, Georgie Fame appears in the intimate setting of Marine Theatre. With a blend of jazz and R&B, Georgie Fame has consistently worked in the highest musical circles and […]
  • Tom-Robinson-2017-Band-Tour MUSIC: Tom Robinson | Friday October 5 - The 70s singer, 6Music DJ, and activist plays the classic album Power In The Darkness, alongside other hits. Born in Cambridge in 1950, Tom Robinson first became known in the late 1970s as a musician and LGBT activist with the Tom Robinson Band (TRB) who were early supporters of Rock Against Racism and Amnesty International. […]