Drama, comedy and some magic shows at Seagull Theatre in Pakefield

PUBLISHED: 09:56 24 February 2012

Ragged - Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft.

Ragged - Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft.


UP and coming young theatre group YEAST is putting on a wartime drama, Little Willy’s Bits and Bobs, at Lowestoft’s Seagull Theatre tonight at 7.30pm.

While the young men are away fighting, Willy is at home guarding his beloved local shop against German spies and suggestive old ladies. Tickets are £4/£3.

Meanwhile advance booking is recommended for the visit of 1980s comedy icon Jimmy Cricket tomorrow at 7.30pm. This clean, family show is part of Jimmy’s ‘Great value for a Tenner!’ tour. Tickets are priced at £10 with the special deal that with every adult ticket one child under 12 goes free.

On Sunday at 7.30pm the theatre holds its regular New Words: Fresh Voices evening of original poetry and songs performed by local writers and musicians. To take part contact Ian Fosten on 0779 106 8080 (or Admission £4 – performers are entitled to a free drink. Bar open from 7pm.

On Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2 at 7.30pm Townsend Productions presents The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists. Set in complacent and stagnating Edwardian London, a group of decorators battle with back-breaking work, low wages and injustice.

This enduring classic tale is brought to life through comedy routines and contemporary Music Hall songs with a few surprises along the way. Tickets £10/£8.

On Saturday, March 3 at 7.30pm Ian Keable presents Funny Tricks, a 
one-man comedy magic show.

Learn some of the magician’s secrets, see some of the classic tricks explained and on the way have a great laugh. Tickets £8/£7.

On Sunday, March 4 at 8pm the Seagull welcomes back popular nine-piece soul band The 45’s. Tickets at £9/£8 will sell quickly so the theatre is recommending early booking.

For the new Seagull programme or more details of these events and other opportunities at the Seagull contact the box office on 01502 589726 or visit the website;

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