Tense battle of minds at The Seagull

PUBLISHED: 09:13 13 May 2011

A scene from Misery which is being performed at the Seagull Theatre, Pakefield.

A scene from Misery which is being performed at the Seagull Theatre, Pakefield.


AS befits such a portentous date as Friday, May 13, SM Productions present Misery, a heart-stopping psychological play based on the chilling novel by Stephen King at the Seagull Theatre, Pakefield, at 7.30pm this evening.

The plot revolves around a harrowing game played between two minds, and it was made into a highly-successful film, starring Cathy Bates and James Caan. The shows also runs tomorrow at 7.30pm. Tickets £8/£7.

On Sunday at 7pm, the much awaited S Factor talent compettion returns to the Seagull (see separate story).

On Wednesday (2pm), there is a special senior citizens’ matinee showing of Ladies in Lavender. This delightful story stars Dames Judi Dench and Maggie Smith as sisters Ursula and Janet who discover an injured stranger on the beach below their Cornish cottage.

As they nurse him back to health their peace is unintentionally disrupted and their relationship challenged. Tickets are £3.50, including a free cup of tea.

Sunday, May 22 (7pm) sees heat two of the S Factor. Tickets £6/£5.

Meanwhile, all Lowestoft masterminds need to book early for the next Seagull Quiz which takes place in the Foyer Bar on Monday, May 23, from 7.30pm. Entry is £4 per team of four.

For more details of these events and other opportunities at the Seagull, contact the box office on 01502 589726 or visit the website;

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