What’s On?

  • THEATRE | MARINE YOUNG COMPANY SUMMER SCHOOL | MONDAY 13 AUGUST – FRIDAY 17 AUGUST - In collaboration with the Northcott Theatre, we are offering an opportunity for 15 talented young people to make challenging theatre in a professional setting. It’s a 5 day course for 11 to 15 year olds, culminating with a performance. Students will be spending a fun, practical week creating their own piece of theatre from scratch. […]
  • CINEMA | ON CHESIL BEACH | SUNDAY 12 AUGUST - Set in Dorset and adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, the drama centres on a young couple from contrasting backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Following the pair through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and societal pressure, leading up to their wedding night. The film stars Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie […]
  • MUSIC | CHILDREN LOVE DISCO | SATURDAY 11 AUGUST - A Lyme Regis Carnival special event   Children (0-10 yrs) and their families can hit the dance floor for a pre-carnival party. With a real DJ spinning records from the 70s to present day, this young people’s ‘club night’ is very different to a normal ‘children’s party’, with face painting and craft activities. It’s win-win, […]
  • MUSIC | JAZZ IN THE BAR WITH ELAINE DAVIES | SUNDAY 5 AUGUST - This is a special of our regular jazz night celebrating the best from “Great American Songbook” ~ the location is special: in our bar overlooking Lyme Bay   Vocalist Elaine Davies is also a multi-instrumentalist, playing saxophone, flute and clarinet. She has appeared many times on television with the Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra. She played […]
  • MARINE YOUNG COMPANY | MONDAY 23 APRIL – MONDAY 9 JULY - JOIN THE MARINE YOUNG COMPANY AND EXPLORE YOUR CREATIVITY   Marine Theatre, in partnership with Exeter Northcott Theatre, is offering a regular opportunity for 40 talented young people to make thought provoking theatre together in a professional setting. Previous experience of acting is not required, but desire and commitment are compulsory. The sessions will be […]
  • MUSIC | BACK TO THE SHACK | FRIDAY 22 JUNE - Back To The Shack play a heady brew of foot-stomping blues and classic Americana, all performed in their own distinct style.   The band features dobro, guitar, accordion, double bass, and vocals, and is led by Julian Phillips and Izi Onslow Julian has played in concerts and festivals in Europe and America and is highly […]
  • COMEDY | LYME REGIS COMEDY CLUB WITH SEAN MCLOUGHLIN | SATURDAY 23 JUNE - Four comedians perform in one night for our excellent value Comedy Club. June’s edition is headlined by Ricky Gervais’s support act, Sean McLoughlin alongside Phil Cooper, Paul Ricketts, and host Tom Glover. You might have seen him on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, Comedy Central’s Live, or Brexit Stage Left. Sean has performed at Just For […]
  • MUSIC | THE SUNDAY SESSIONS | SUNDAY 24 JUNE - A post-roast music session in our lovely bar overlooking the Cobb    This is a relaxed Sunday afternoon event with the best in local musical talent. The launch is hosted by Street & Matthews, an acoustic duo who are one half of popular local band DeltaTango7. They play a selection of blues and classic songs, […]
  • SCREENING | GLYNDEBOURNE: MADAMA BUTTERFLY | TUESDAY 26 JUNE - Puccini’s opera​ is a classic love story that never fails to move, a tragic romance that sweeps you along in the intensity of its action. When an innocent young Geisha meets an American naval officer she falls instantly and deeply in love. Giving up her family and her faith, she risks all in marriage to […]
  • MUSIC | LYM DELTA RHYTHM KINGS | SUNDAY 1 JULY - A bar room concert of ragtime and raucous rockabilly on handcrafted instruments Multi-instrumentalists Marshall Stapleton and Glenn Ford say “ We hail from the further reaches of the Lym Delta, last survivors of the musical traditions once prevalent in these environs.” Expect to hear toe-tapping train songs, ragtime and jazz-time instrumentals, raucous rockabilly and lots […]
  • MUSIC | TALON – THE ACOUSTIC COLLECTION | FRIDAY 6 JULY - The UK’s leading celebration of the Eagles on their ‘In The Raw’ tour   ‘In The Raw’ will feature many Eagles classics with breathtaking and beautiful acoustic arrangements. Eagles favourites are performed alongside the band’s own personal favourites from selected artists such as John Legend and Lionel Richie. This is a brand new show for […]
  • MUSIC | INTO THE GROOVE | SATURDAY 7 JULY - Get shellsuited and booted for a fun eighties disco at the Marine.     Expect all the hits from Michael Jackson, Madonna, The Clash, Duran Duran, and many more. Over the top eighties fancy dress is encouraged, but not compulsory. DJ Shoei headlines.     £5 advance, £7 on the door. 10% off for Theatre […]
  • MUSIC | ADDICTIVE TV | FRIDAY 13 JULY - Performing their latest audiovisual sampling show, this acclaimed duo brings their Orchestra of Samples project to the Marine.   Take over 200 musicians from nearly 30 countries and imagine that they never met but are sampled, combined and re-imagined to create new music of extraordinary unique fusions crossing multiple styles and cultures. Six years in […]
  • COMEDY | LYME REGIS COMEDY CLUB WITH PAT MONAHAN | SATURDAY 14 JULY - A night of four comedians is headlined by the winner of the ITV stand-up comedy contest Show Me The Funny, which led to the release of his debut DVD ‘Patrick Monahan Live’.   He is also – strangely – the holder of the world record for the ‘longest hug’ at a time for 25 hours […]
  • MUSIC | THE SUNDAY SESSIONS | SUNDAY 15 JULY - A post-roast music session in our lovely bar overlooking the Cobb    This is a relaxed Sunday afternoon event with the best in local musical talent. The launch is hosted by Street & Matthews, an acoustic duo who are one half of popular local band DeltaTango7. They play a selection of blues and classic songs, […]
  • SCREENING | RSC LIVE: ROMEO & JULIET | WEDNESDAY 18 JULY - What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate? Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents. The most famous story of love at first sight […]
  • MUSIC | THE FUNK & SOUL SHOW WITH THE LBJBS | FRIDAY 20 JULY - Expect a great atmosphere, a selection of the best soul and funk music from the last 40 years.   The night will feature two headline sets from the Bristol-based supergroup the LBJBs. They celebrate the music of the JBs, James Brown, Bootsy Collins, and Sly and the Family Stone. The LBJBs formed in late 2014 and […]
  • COMEDY | ADELE IS YOUNGER THAN US | SATURDAY 21 JULY - 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 […]
  • CINEMA | A WRINKLE IN TIME | SUNDAY 22 JULY - This is a science fiction adventure for the family starring Oprah Winfrey. Directed by Ava Duverney, with a glittering cast that includes Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, and Chris Pine, this family film is an epic adventure through one girl’s transformative journey led by three celestial guides. We discover the strength comes from individuality and that […]
  • SCREENING | GLYNDEBOURNE: SAUL | THURSDAY 26 JULY - George Frideric Handel’s Saul, which was recorded live at Glyndebourne in 2015 David has vanquished the giant Goliath, but not everyone rejoices in his victory. Jealous of the young warrior, King Saul turns against him, descending into violent, destructive madness that forces his children to choose between loyalty and love, tearing both a family and […]
  • MUSIC | OASISS | FRIDAY 27 JULY - The most authentic Oasis tribute act.  Oasiss is the UK’s leading celebration of the nineties Britpop legends. Let’s Roll With It with: -Bri: Leed Vocals (Liam Gallagher) -Lee: Lead Guitar, Backing Box (Noel Gallagher) -Robin: Rhythm Guitar -Chip: Bass Guitar -Karl: Drums They have been perfecting their set and looking at every detail to give […]
  • SCREENING | ANDRE RIEU: AMORE, MY TRIBUTE TO LOVE | SATURDAY 28 & SUNDAY 29 JULY - One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love. ‘Amore – My Tribute to Love’, is the renowned violinist’s tribute to his love for […]
  • MUSIC | DR FEELGOOD | FRIDAY 3 AUGUST - Britain’s best loved R&B band was formed in 1971, and is known for songs such as She Does it Right, Roxette, and Milk and Alcohol, which reached the top ten. Formed on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970s, Dr. Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts […]
  • MUSIC | DJ YODA | SATURDAY 4 AUGUST - A special warm-up show before Bestival for the multi-award-winning hip-hop DJ and producer, who headlines festivals and clubs around the world.     No typical club DJ, his interests lie in finding fresh and unique ways to bring turntables out of the club and getting involved in bespoke collaborations. Working with classical composers to neuroscientists; brass bands to […]
  • MUSIC | BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND | FRIDAY 10 AUGUST - Join us as we take you back to the era of peace, protest & love with uniquely arranged classic songs of Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and Joan Baez.  Andante Live presents “Blowin’ in the Wind”. Combining the vocal harmonies of Vee Sweeney and Mark Rowson, with 16 instruments between them and outstanding musicianship, they perform an uplifting […]
  • MUSIC | THE STORY OF THE BEACH BOYS | SATURDAY 11 AUGUST - If you like the Beach Boys songs, you will love this band – the leading UK’s leading celebration of the sixties superstars. Guaranteed to leave everyone with a smile on their face, a song in their heart and a truly memorable live music experience to cherish, this is a show fans do not want to […]
  • SCREENING | GLYNDEBOURNE: VANESSA | TUESDAY 14 AUGUST - Samuel Barber’s Vanessa broadcast live from Glyndebourne   A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.   Abandoned by her lover Anatol, Vanessa retreats from the world, waiting and hoping with only her mother and her niece Erika for company. But […]
  • SCREENING | NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE : JULIE | THURSDAY 6 SEPTEMBER - A new version of August Strindberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London. Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell […]
  • MUSIC | THE SUNDAY SESSIONS | SUNDAY 9 SEPTEMBER - A post-roast music session in our lovely bar overlooking the Cobb    This is a relaxed Sunday afternoon event with the best in local musical talent. The launch is hosted by Street & Matthews, an acoustic duo who are one half of popular local band DeltaTango7. They play a selection of blues and classic songs, […]
  • COMEDY | JETHRO: THE COUNT OF CORNWALL | WEDNESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER - Not for the faint-hearted, the bawdy legend visits Lyme on his new tour. An ex-miner and carpenter, Jethro is famous for his proud heritage as Cornwall’s best-loved comic. His career has been a long one of over 40 years, first appearing on television in 1990 on the Des O’Connor show, with other appearances on Jim […]
  • SCREENING | NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: KING LEAR | THURSDAY 27 SEPTEMBER - Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear at the Marine. Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, […]
  • MUSIC | BLAIR DUNLOP | THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER - Young folk singer performs at the Marine as part of his new UK album tour for Notes from an Island Following the release of his critically acclaimed 4th album ‘Notes From An Island’, award winning British guitarist, singer and songwriter Blair Dunlop plays a show at the Marine this autumn as part of a UK […]
  • 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. […]
  • SCREENING | MET OPERA: AIDA | MONDAY 8 OCTOBER - Superstar soprano Anna Netrebko makes her Met role debut as Aida in this thirtieth-anniversary revival of Sonja Frisell’s production.   Verdi’s drama is set in Ancient Egypt, where the Ethiopian Aida lives a life of slavery. She and the Egyptian warrior Radamès, sung by tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko, have fallen in love, although the princess Amneris—mezzo-soprano […]
  • TALK | ONLY FOOLS AND BOYCIE | WEDNESDAY 24 OCTOBER - This is an intimate evening with the Only Fools And Horses actor John Challis, who famously played Boycie. In this one-off show the national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his career.   Having worked with some of the biggest names in show business, he’ll be spilling the beans […]
  • COMEDY | RICHARD CARPENTER IS CLOSE TO YOU | FRIDAY 2 NOVEMBER - Matthew Floyd Jones in the sell-out hit parody of Richard Carpenter In a world where rainy days and Mondays collide, one man’s solitary journey to find himself has only just begun… The piano player from Frisky & Mannish plays the piano player from The Carpenters in a razor-sharp parody play about a life spent playing […]
  • 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 […]
  • SCREENING | THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE | TUESDAY 20 NOVEMBER - Alan Bennett’s Multi-award-winning drama will be broadcast live to the Marine, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse. Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in […]
  • MUSIC | MARTIN TAYLOR AND MARTIN SIMPSON | SATURDAY 1 DECEMBER - Award winning Jazz guitarist Martin Taylor teams up with acoustic and slide guitar virtuoso Martin Simpson. The pair shares the stage throughout the performance – adding to each other’s songs and instrumental pieces, taking them to new areas of creative inspiration.   Martin Taylor was name-checked on BBC Radio 2’s Breakfast Show as being considered […]