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Last chances to catch the train

PUBLISHED: 12:45 13 June 2008 | UPDATED: 20:36 05 July 2010

LOWESTOFT'S Marina Theatre welcomes a week of film treats and a performance from Gervase Phinn as Strangers on a Train departs from the stage this weekend.

LOWESTOFT'S Marina Theatre welcomes a week of film treats and a performance from Gervase Phinn as Strangers on a Train departs from the stage this weekend.

Starring Hannah Waterman, Benjamin Roddy and Nick Barclay, the new production of Strangers On A Train is based on the Patricia Highsmith novel, and is packed with mystery and suspense.

There are now just three more chances to see this classic thriller, with the final performances tonight at 7.30pm and tomorrow at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.

From Monday, the Marina's big screen will be rolled out to show comedy drama Son Of Rambow (12A) at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. The film, which stars Neil Dudgeon, Bill Milner, Jessica Stevenson and Eric Sykes, follows the adventures of two schoolboys as they try to create a sequel to Rambo: First Blood, for a national competition.

On Wednesday, Gervase Phinn takes to the stage to share his hilarious tales of life as a schools inspector in the Yorkshire Dales. The best selling author, radio and TV personality is best known for his four autobiographical novels and with his keen ear for the absurd and sharp eye for the ludicrous, Gervase Phinn has delighted audiences all over the UK with stories of his experiences as a school inspector.

The start of the Marina summer film season gets underway next Friday as blockbuster Indiana Jones And the Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull (12A) takes centre stage.

Harrison Ford reprises his role as Indiana Jones, as he goes up against Cold War Russians in the race for a priceless artefact. The film will run nightly until Thursday, June 26 at 7.30pm, with matinee screenings next Saturday at 2.30pm and Wednesday, June 25 at 2.30pm.

Other films set to be screened as part of the summer season include The Incredible Hulk, Chronicles Of Narnia - The Prince Caspian, Mamma Mia, Kung Fu Panda and The Mummy, Tomb Of The Dragon.

The Marina has also announced this week that it will screen a special Bollywood presentation next Sunday at 3pm.

ONE, TWO, THREE (PG), starring Sunil Shetty, Tusshar Kapoor, Paresh Rawal and Upen Patel, tells the story of three characters who the share name but live in very different circumstances. One Laxmi Narayan is a young aspiring gangster; another is a car salesman; while another is a lingerie businessman. Each is heading to Pondy for a different reason, but when their messages are mixed up at a hotel reception, utter chaos and confusion ensues.

For more information or to book any Marina concert, movie or show call the box office on 01502 533200.

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