Hairspray, Shakespeare and Strictly Murder are all on the menu at Lowestoft’s Marina Theatre

The Tiger Who Came To Tea Photograph by Michael Jean Marain

The Tiger Who Came To Tea Photograph by Michael Jean Marain - Credit: Michael Jean Marain

From family shows to live screenings, there is something for everyone at Lowestoft's Marina Theatre in the week ahead.

Strictly Murder, starring Brian Capron (Coronation Street, Where the Heart Is) and Corrinne Wicks (D

Strictly Murder, starring Brian Capron (Coronation Street, Where the Heart Is) and Corrinne Wicks (Doctors, Emmerdale), will be performed at the Marina Theatre in Lowestoft. Picture: Courtesy of the Marina Theatre - Credit: Archant

There is still time to catch three performances of Hairspray – performed by The Lowestoft Players.

The remaining shows are Friday, June 9 at 7.30pm and Saturday, June 10 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm – prices £8.75-£18.75.

Next up is Antony & Cleopatra (12A) – a screening from the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) on Monday, June 12 at 7pm.

Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare's tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends – all seats £10.


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Attention then turns to Michelangelo: Love and Death (12A) on Tuesday, June 13 at 2.30pm and 7pm.

To coincide with a glorious new exhibition at the National Gallery of London, this film offers a full and fresh biography of Michelangelo who, with Leonardo, is considered one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance – and perhaps of all time. All seats £10.

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The eagerly anticipated children's show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, arrives at the theatre on Wednesday, June 14 and Thursday, June 15.

Following a smash-hit West End season, the tea-guzzling tiger is back on the road in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos!

A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem…expect to be surprised!

The performances take place at 1.30pm and 4.30pm on June 14 and 10.30am and 1.30pm on June 15.

All seats £12.75, Groups of 10 or more are £10, Family Ticket (for four) £45.00.

The week concludes with Strictly Murder, starring Brian Capron of Coronation Street and Where the Heart Is fame, Corrinne Wicks from Doctors and Emmerdale and Gary Turner from Emmerdale.

Strictly Murder is set in a world where the Third Reich is emerging as a dangerous regime.

Deceit, lies and subterfuge make this fast-paced thriller a dark and nail-biting roller coaster.

The performances take place on Friday, June 16 at 7.30pm and at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Saturday, June 17 – full price £20.00, Concessions £18.00.

To book, call the box office on 01502 533200 or visit www.marinatheatre.co.uk

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