Last chances to see Peter

THE curtain falls on Lowestoft's first professional pantomime in half a century as Peter Pan's record breaking run at the town's Marina Theatre is brought to a close this weekend.

THE curtain falls on Lowestoft's first professional pantomime in half a century as Peter Pan's record breaking run at the town's Marina Theatre is brought to a close this weekend.

There are just a handful of opportunities left to see Emmerdale's Ken Farrington star as the dastardly Captain Hook alongside Jamie Rickers from CITV as his bumbling sidekick Smee and Sarah Jane Buckley from Hollyoaks as Mrs Darling in the production, which also boasts a full supporting cast of acrobats dancers and live band.

Thousands have already been taken on the spectacular journey of wonder and excitement into the magical world of Neverland in this star-studded traditional pantomime, full of family fun and festive cheer.

The final chances to see Peter Pan are today> and tomorrow at 2pm and 7pm, and 1pm and 5pm on Sunday.


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Big screen entertainment returns to the Marina next Friday> as Daniel Craig takes on the role of James Bond in Quantum Of Solace (12A).

The film, which also stars Judi Dench and Jeffrey Wright, continues on from 007's high-octane adventures in Casino Royale. Having been betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, Bond must fight the urge to make his latest mission personal.

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Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr White, who reveals the organisation, which blackmailed Vesper, is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

Quantum Of Solace (12A) screens at 7.30pm on Friday, January 9 and Saturday, January 10, with a 6pm screening on Sunday, January 11.

Later this month major international ballet visits the east coast as the prestigious Russian State Ballet of Siberia performs at the Marina for the first time.

On Wednesday, January 14 and Thursday, January 15, the company will present magical fantasy The Nutcracker. The company, which is accompanied by their own full orchestra, boasts world-class soloists and a superb corps de ballet to guarantee a memorable show.

Formed in 1981, the Russian State Ballet of Siberia has quickly established itself as one of Russia's leading ballet companies and has built an international reputation for delivering performances of outstanding quality and unusual depth.

In a magical new production, directed by Sergei Bobrov, this most famous of fantasy ballets opens as night falls on a traditional fireside scene on Christmas Eve. On the stroke of midnight the audience are transported to an enchanting world where toy dolls come to life as an army of soldiers do battle with a gang of mice and a Nutcracker is transformed into a handsome prince.

Performances of The Nutcracker will take place at 7.30pm.

For more information or to book seats for any movie or show at the Marina, call the Box Office on 01502 533200.

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