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Orchestra weekend attractions at theatre

PUBLISHED: 09:52 08 February 2008 | UPDATED: 19:41 05 July 2010

THE Royal Philharmonic Orchestra start their prestigious fourth year of residence at Lowestoft's Marina Theatre tonight.

The opening concert conducted by Gregorz Nowak and featuring soloist Jack Liebeck, includes Beethoven's Coriolan Overture, Brahms Violin Concerto and Mendelssohn's Symphony Number Three.

THE Royal Philharmonic Orchestra start their prestigious fourth year of residence at Lowestoft's Marina Theatre tonight.

The opening concert conducted by Gregorz Nowak and featuring soloist Jack Liebeck, includes Beethoven's Coriolan Overture, Brahms Violin Concerto and Mendelssohn's Symphony Number Three.

Tomorrow the Syd Lawrence Orchestra, conducted by Chris Dean, return with a special programme celebrating their 40th anniversary.

The evening includes music from the swing era including hits made famous by the legendary Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Billy May, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.

On Monday the Marina Youth Theatre presents the latest of its popular West End Workshops.

Each workshop is aimed at children between the ages of 8 and 16 and offers participants a chance to work on voice projection, singing technique and script work, while learning song and dance routines based upon a popular West End musical.

Other half term family entertainment includes a special extra screening of the Walt Disney film Enchanted (PG). The story about a fairytale princess who is thrust into modern day New York is due to be screened at 2.30pm on Tuesday.

Also screening this week is St Trinians (12A) at 7.30pm from Monday to Wednesday.

From Thursday, February 14 to Saturday, February 16 the national tour of the Ray and Michael Cooney farce Tom, Dick and Harry will be presented by Bruce James Productions.

This madcap laugh a minute farce reunites some favourite performers on the Marina stage as Damian Williams' is joined by Andrew Lynford, Lynette McMorrough and Nick Wilton.

Following this the Marina prepares to stage one of the largest musical productions ever seen on the east coast as Bill Kenwright Ltd presents the classic musical comedy Half A Sixpence from Monday, February 18.

Television and theatre favourite, Gary Wilmot will star in the heart-warming story of love and laughter, which will run for eight performances.

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

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