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Entertainment aplenty at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft

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

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

Mick Howes

After a successful pantomime season, the jam packed schedule of quality entertainment at the Marina Theatre continues this week.

Beginning tonight, (Friday, January 6) at 7pm, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land (15) - broadcast live on the big screen from Wyndham’s Theatre, London. All seats: £10.Attention then turns to another film, Allied, which stars Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard.

It will be shown at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on January 9 and 10.

The film schedule continues as Sully (12A) is shown at 2.30pm on Wednesday, January 11 and at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Thursday, January 12.

Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger was the pilot of a plane with 155 people on board.

Shortly after take-off, both the engines were disabled, forcing him to land on the Hudson River.

Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Tom Hanks, brace for impact as ‘Sully’ reveals the incredible true story behind the Miracle on the Hudson.

RSC presents The Tempest (12A), screened live form Stratford-Upon-Avon, at 7pm on Wednesday, January 11.

Remembering Wartime Lowestoft – The Waller’s Raid 75th Anniversary takes place on Friday, January 13 at 2pm.

Local Historians Chris Brooks of the Jack Rose Old Lowestoft Society and Bob Collis of the Lowestoft Aviation Society invite you to a slideshow featuring World War Two events including the evacuation of schoolchildren, the Royal Navy presence, the anti-invasion defences and the many strafing and bombing raids by enemy planes resulting in loss of life and property.

All seats £5.

England’s most easterly amateur orchestra, Waveney Sinfonia, makes its second ever visit to the Marina with two wonderful classics on Saturday, January 14 at 7.30pm.

This is before The Lowestoft Players present Snow White, a spectacular comedy pantomime for all the family from Saturday, January 21 to Sunday, January 29.

To book your tickets, call the box office on 01502 533200 or visit www.marinatheatre.co.uk


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