Movies and music at the Marina

PUBLISHED: 08:11 31 May 2018

The Marina Theatre in Lowestoft. Picture by Mick Howes

The Marina Theatre in Lowestoft. Picture by Mick Howes

Mick Howes

Top entertainment can be enjoyed at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft in the week ahead.

A busy schedule begins with big screen action as Julie & Julia (12) is showcased at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Friday, June 1.

Frustrated with a soul-killing job, New Yorker Julie Powell embarks on a daring project – she vows to prepare all 524 recipes in Julia Childs’ landmark cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking.

This is the third and final film in the Marina’s Meryl Streep mini-season.

All tickets for this film are £4.50 and include a standard tea or coffee. Terms and Conditions apply.

The big screen entertainment continues as The Leisure Seeker (15) is showcased at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on June 6, June 7 and June 9.

John and Ella are an older couple who’ve decided to get away from everything.

To that end, they’re going on a cross-country voyage in their old motorhome, The Leisure Seeker. Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland star in this road trip of a lifetime.

The week finishes in style with the Solid Gold 70s Show at 7.30pm next Friday, June 8.

If you like 70s music, you will love this. Reviving the golden age of pop, this is the latest live concert show from the creators of The Magic of Motown.

Glamrock greats, disco hits, power ballads and party anthems will be performed from the likes of Sweet, T Rex, Queen, Elton John, 10CC, David Essex, Suzi Quatro, David Cassidy, ELO, The Carpenters, Osmonds, Bay City Rollers and more.

This super-cool band have performed with Mike Oldfield, Asia and Ultravox and this promises to be an evening of entertainment - so come and have the top of the pops time of your life.

Full price tickets cost £22, concessions £20, Privilege Card Holders are £19.50.

To book tickets for any performances at the venue call the box office on 01502 533200 or visit

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