Cilla Black show, The Railway Children, Forever Jackson and more coming up at Lowestoft's Marina Theatre

PUBLISHED: 14:24 25 February 2017 | UPDATED: 12:59 26 February 2017

Marina Theatre and Cinema in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Picture by Mick Howes

Marina Theatre and Cinema in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Picture by Mick Howes

Mick Howes

An unforgettable show that journeys its way through the life of Cilla Black, begins a packed schedule of live entertainment at the Marina Theatre in the week ahead.

Cilla and the Shades of the 60’s takes place on Friday, March 3 at 7.30pm and stars Liverpool born singer Victoria Jones as Cilla - singing songs including ‘You’re My World’ and ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’.

Tickets £19/£17.

The Railway Children, performed by DPA Performing Arts Academy, will then steam into the Marina Theatre for one special performance on Saturday, March 4 at 7.30pm.

This 2011 Olivier Award Winner, written by Mike Kenny, based on Edith Nesbit’s famous novel, has wowed audiences in London for four seasons and DPA are delighted to have secured the performing rights. Tickets £10.75/£8.75.

Next up is Giselle, from Ballet Theatre UK, on Sunday, March 5 at 3pm.

Featuring a full Corps de Ballet of 24 international dancers along with the critically acclaimed Principal Dancers, Ballet Theatre UK present this haunting classic in its full glory set to the stunning music by Adolphe Adam.

Tickets £20.75, Concessions £18.75, Under 12’s £15, Groups 10+ £10.

Attention then turns to a screening of Royal Opera House: The Sleeping Beauty (12A) at 7.15pm on Monday, March 6. All seats £10.

This is before Lion (PG) hits the big screen at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Tuesday, March 7 and Wednesday, March 8.

A day later, on Thursday, March 9, NT Live Presents: Hedda Gabler (12A) at 7pm. All seats £10.

The week concludes with Forever Jackson – celebrating the 30th anniversary of the ‘Bad’ album.

The show takes place at 7.30pm on Friday, March 10. Tickets £21/£20.

To book tickets, call the box office on 01502 533200 or visit
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