New cinema season announced for Marina Theatre in Lowestoft
PUBLISHED: 12:33 13 February 2015 | UPDATED: 12:33 13 February 2015
The big screen at Lowestoft’s Marina Theatre will play host to a number of BAFTA winning and Oscar nominated films over the coming months, along with a special programme for families over the half term holiday and a number of special live and recorded screenings from across the world.
Launching the new season today, The Theory Of Everything receives an extra matinee at 2.30pm. And at 5.30pm today, half term family films commence with Disney’s Big Hero 6. Performances of the animated adventure then run daily at 2.15pm and 5.30pm through until Saturday, February 21. Starting tomorrow, and running until next Thursday, is Peppa Pig – The Golden Boots – an hour long programme of favourite episodes along with a brand new 15 minute episode introduced by presenters from Channel Five’s Milkshake. The special Peppa event runs every day at 11.30am, 1pm and 4pm and all tickets are £4. From tonight, until Thursday, the critically acclaimed new musical, Into the Woods is screened nightly at 7.30pm.
Next Friday evening there is another chance to catch The Theory Of Everything with The Imitation Game returning on March 2, Mr Turner on March 4 and Paddington on March 15. The Oscar nominated Selma screens from March 15, and before this Mortdecai and Trash will be shown. Shaun The Sheep starts a run on March 21, with Second Best Marigold Hotel shown from April 5. Forthcoming films include 50 Shades of Grey and Still Alice. Helen Mirren stars in The Woman in Gold screening from May 18 before A Little Chaos and Far From The Madding Crowd are also presented in May.
Admission costs £4 for tickets purchased at least 24 hours in advance. Seats purchased on the day cost £5 for adults and £4.50 for over 60s and the under 25s.
Live and special screenings over forthcoming months include Wagner’s dark opera Der Fliegende Hollander presented live from the Royal Opera House on February 24, Loves Labour’s Won from the Royal Shakespeare Company on March 4, The Royal Ballet presents Swan Lake live on March 17 before a large scale production of the legendary musical Show Boat recorded at the San Francisco Opera House on March 21. On March 23 Hamlet, from the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, is shown. Live and specialist screenings cost £15 for adults with over 60s and the under 25s priced at £12.50.
To book seats, call the box office on 01502 533200 or visit
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