Marina Theatre

Marina Theatre
The Marina, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HH
  • Telephone 01502 533200
  • Email
  • Website
Photo of Marina Theatre

Jump to times or comments

Marina theatre and cinema has a colourful past; starting out as a roller skating rink the venue has been used as a temporary morgue during the Second World War and was saved 24 hours before a demolition deadline. The theatre offers a programme of West End musicals, theatre and stand-up comedy and has been a residence of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra since 2005. There is a theatre cafe, bar and shop selling refreshments.

Parking is free after 6pm in the car parks situated in Clapham Road South or Whapload Road. Battery Green Road multi storey is open until 11pm and is free to theatre patrons after 5.30pm.

Events at this venue

There are 26 events at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

"A Novel Idea" Book Club - Elizabeth is Missing

This month for our Book Club we will bediscussing the smash hit, multi award winning debut from Emma Healey,'Elizabeth is Missing'. "Meet Maud. Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn't remember to drink it. She goes to the shops and forgets why she went. Sometimes her home is unrecognizable - or her daughter…

Tue 1 Aug


Free / 01502 533200

Free / 01502 533200

  • 15:00

"A Novel Idea" Book Club - Two Turtle Doves

September sees us branch out into memoir for our reading group!Two Turtle Doves is the memoir of Suffolk jewellery maker Alex Monroe, and how his life has shaped everything he has made. A beautiful story, it's sure to make an engaging read! If you are not sure about rading fact in place of fiction, a memoir like this is a…

Tue 5 Sep


Free / 01502 533200

Free / 01502 533200

  • 15:00

Backlash Ballroom

Ballroom dance featuring professional singers and dancers.

Sun 10 Sep

£17; £14 Privilege Card Holders (£15) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Charlotte Wood Academy Of Dance

A mixed programme showcase by students of the Academy.

Sat 29 Jul

£10 / 01502 533200

  • 14:30

ELO Again

Relive the sounds of Elo including classics 'All Over The World', 'Evil Woman', 'Hold On Tight' and 'Roll Over Beethoven'.

Sat 9 Sep

£21; £18 Privilege Card Holders (£19) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Faith – The George Michael Legacy

The pop singer has his pop hits performed live by Wayne Dilks and his eight-piece band.

Sat 14 Oct

£22.50 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Sun 1 Oct

£18.50 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Jane McDonald

The light entertainment chanteuse and Loose Woman presents an evening of music and laughter.

Sun 27 Aug

£29.50–£34.50 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

JASON DONOVAN and his Amazing Midlife Crisis

The vocalist performs stripped-back and acoustic versions of classic pop hits, intermingled with stories and chat about the highs and lows of his career.

Fri 1 Dec

£25.75 ( £23.75) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Wed 14 Feb 2018

£28.25 / 01502 533200

Joel Dommett: LIVE

  • 4 stars

The young comedy star with a cupboard full of accolades and dreadfully modern hair.

Sat 21 Oct

£19.25 / 01502 533200

Sun 22 Oct

£19.25 / 01502 533200

John Otway

The punk-rock singer-songwriter has kept his cult following through extensive touring.

Sat 16 Sep

£17.50 (£15.50) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

  • Directed by: Bill Kenwright
  • Written by: Andrew Lloyd Webber (music), Tim Rice (lyrics)

Bill Kenwright's production of the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical returns, with X Factor winner Joe McElderry starring as the boy with the troublesome coat.

Tue 26 Sep

£17.50–£35 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Wed 27 Sep

£17.50–£35 / 01502 533200

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 28 Sep

£17.50–£35 / 01502 533200

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 30 Sep

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Fri 15 Sep

£27.50 / 01502 533200

The Magnificent Music Hall

The Paper Moon Theatre Company presents a variety of show of song dance, magic and laughter typical of the music halls around 1890s, featuring performers from BBC TV's The Good Old Days.

Wed 20 Sep

£16.50; £13 Privilege Card Holders (£13.50) / 01502 533200

  • 14:30

Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour

The CBeebies arts and crafts hero embarks on another live theatre tour. Join Mister Maker and his colourful pals The Shapes for arty adventures, songs and dancing.

Sat 23 Sep

£15 / 01502 533200

Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit

The Lafta funniest stand-up award winner of 2013 tackles more observational stuff in his latest show.

Thu 23 Nov

£23.24 / 01502 533200

Remembering Fred

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire. Remembering Fred features classic songs including 'Cheek To Cheek, 'Puttin’ On The Ritz'* and 'The Way You Look Tonight'.

Fri 11 May 2018

£27.65–£36.90 / 01502 533200

Rhythm of the Dance

A celebration of Irish dancing in a variety of styles.

Mon 31 Jul

£24.75 (£22.75) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Rick Wakeman

The world-renowned former Yes keyboardist performs pieces from his recent solo album, Piano Portraits. His discography includes over 90 solo albums that range various musical styles and concepts. Along with his music career, he is also known for his contributions to BBC's Grumpy Old Men, his former radio show on Planet…

Thu 16 Nov

£26 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

The Roy Orbison Story

Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.

Sat 18 Nov

£22.50 (£19.50) / 01623 633133

  • 19:30

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

John Rigby conducts excerpts from Puccini's La Boheme, Tosca and Turandot, excerpts from Verdi's Rigoletto and La Traviata, excerpts from Bizet's Carmen, Gounod's Jewel Song from Faust and others, with Jeni Bern, soprano and Owen Gilhooly, tenor.

Fri 1 Sep

£27.50–£32.50; £20 under 25s (£28.50–£30.50 friends/) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Russian National Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

Thu 12 Oct

£22 / 01502 533200

  • 18:30

Fri 13 Oct

01502 533200

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Tap Factory

A mixed programme of contemporary dance styles including urban, tap dance, hip hop, comedy and acrobatics, accompanied by a live band.

Thu 12 Oct

£23.50 (£21.50) / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Fri 22 Sep

£25 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30


Russian State Opera presents Puccini's Tosca, a dramatic masterpiece where love and politics collide, and murder takes place at the highest level.

Tue 19 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01502 533200

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Comments & ratings

Post a comment