Marina Theatre

Marina Theatre
The Marina, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HH
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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 28 events at this location

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All or Nothing

A musical based on the 1960s group The Small Faces.

Thu 6 Jul

£19.50–£25; £20–£22.50 Privilege Card Holders (£20.50–£23) / 01502 533200

Fri 7 Jul

£19.50–£25; £20–£22.50 Privilege Card Holders (£20.50–£23) / 01502 533200

Sat 8 Jul

£19.50–£25; £20–£22.50 Privilege Card Holders (£20.50–£23) / 01502 533200

Back to Bacharach

A showcase of the music of Burt Bacharach.

Fri 19 May

£22; £19.50 Privilege Card Holders (£20) / 01502 533200

The First Hippo on the Moon

David Walliam's children's book about two big hippos and one enormous dream – which of them can make it to the moon first?

Wed 26 Apr

£16.50 (£12.50; £48) / 01502 533200

Thu 27 Apr

£16.50 (£12.50; £48) / 01502 533200

Fri 28 Apr

£16.50 (£12.50; £48) / 01502 533200

Sat 29 Apr

£16.50 (£12.50; £48) / 01502 533200

Giovanni Pernice: Dance Is Life

Dance from Strictly's Giovanni Pernice and Luba Mushtuk.

Sun 23 Jul

£27.50 (£26.40) / 01502 533200

JASON DONOVAN and his Amazing Midlife Crisis

*Jason * is delighted to announce that he will be hitting the road once again in the autumn, only this time; it’s a tour with a twist. He will return to Town Hall with an intimate show, which promises to be a unique opportunity to see him like you’ve never seen him before! At aged 49 ½ and with a wealth of tantalising…

Fri 1 Dec

£25.75 ( £23.75) / 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

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Sat 22 Apr

The Lady Boys of Bangkok

The colourful and light-hearted cabaret featuring the showgirls of Thailand's capital.

Thu 20 Apr

Times to be confirmed / 0871 705 0705

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

Million Dollar Quartet

Musical based on a recording session that saw Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins working together for the first and only time.

Tue 4 Apr

£18.50–£33 / 01502 533200

Wed 5 Apr

Thu 6 Apr

£18.50–£33 / 01502 533200

…and 2 more dates until 8 Apr

Mister Maker & The Shapes Live!

The CBeebies star brings his show to life on stage.

Sat 23 Sep

£15 (Children £13 under 12s; £48) / 01502 533200

Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour

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

Northern School Of Contemporary Dance: Verve 17

A programme of four distinct dance works choreographed by international artists James Cousins, Carlos Pons Guerra, Leila McMillan and Matthias Sperling.

Thu 18 May

£12.75 (£10.75) / 01502 533200

Oh! Carol

Damion Scarcella and Belinda Wolliston bring to life the music and story of songwriting partners Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield who gave the world 'Calendar Girl', 'Breaking Up is Hard to Do', 'Is This the Way to Amarillo', 'Stupid Cupid' and 'Oh! Carol'.

Fri 5 May

01502 533200

Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment

The orchestra performs works by Bach and Philip Glass with new compositions by James Redwood, as well as opportunities for local amateur musicians to display their skills performing work written about the local area. The orchestra will be joined by pupils from local schools.

Wed 19 Apr

£5 ( £12) / 01502 533200

Pasha: Let's Dance The Night Away

The Strictly Come Dancing star and his fantastic dancers are back again touring the UK with their completely brand new show. Expect favourite dances, stunning costumes, great music, chat and fun for all the family.

Fri 14 Apr

£26.50 (£25.50) / 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

Remembering Fred

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire.

Sat 6 May

£32.45–£38.50 / 01502 533200

Royal Opera House: Madama Butterfly

Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s production of Puccini’s poignant opera about a young Japenese bride who is deserted by her new American officer husband.

Thu 30 Mar

Sally Morgan

Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.

Thu 4 May

£24 / 01502 533200

Sam Bailey

The former prisoner officer who won the 2013 X Factor takes her new album, Sing My Heart Out, on the road.

Sun 14 May

£29.50 / 01502 533200

Simon And Garfunkel: Through The Years

Performing the songs in a truly captivating way. They will perform many of their hits such as 'The Sound of Silence', 'Mrs Robinson' and 'The Boxer'

Fri 30 Jun

£22.50 (£20.50) / 01502 533200

Sincerely Yours: The Vera Lynn Story

'Sincerely Yours - The Vera Lynn Story' will take you on a journey through the career of Vera Lynn. The most famous lady of WW2, the forces' sweetheart, who captured the hearts of a nation during the 1940s The young Vera Lynn started her career as a dance band singer and went on to travel the world, entertaining 'her…

Fri 31 Mar

£15.75 (£12.75) / 01502 533200

The Take That Experience

Performs the hits of the re-formed 1990s boy band.

Sat 20 May

£21 (£19) / 01502 533200

Talon: The Best of the Eagles

Eagles tribute band Talon once again perform their popular tribute to the beardy country rockers.

Sun 7 May

£20 (£19) / 01502 533200

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 21 Apr

£25 / 01502 533200

Totally Tina!

Tribute to the American singer.

Sat 13 May

£21 (£19) / 01502 533200


  • Directed by: Javier de Frutos
  • Written by: Moira Buffini (lyrics)

West End favourite Kerry Ellis stars in Frank Wildhorn's musical adaptation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Tue 23 May

£19.50–£33; £18.50–£31; £19.50–£33; £22.50–£35 (£27.50–£29.50; £25.50–£27.50; £25.50–£27.50; £29.50–£31.50; Children £23.50–£25.50 under 16s;… / 01502 533200

Wed 24 May

£19.50–£33; £18.50–£31; £19.50–£33; £22.50–£35 (£27.50–£29.50; £25.50–£27.50; £25.50–£27.50; £29.50–£31.50; Children £23.50–£25.50 under 16s;… / 01502 533200

Thu 25 May

£19.50–£33; £18.50–£31; £19.50–£33; £22.50–£35 (£27.50–£29.50; £25.50–£27.50; £25.50–£27.50; £29.50–£31.50; Children £23.50–£25.50 under 16s;… / 01502 533200

…and 2 more dates until 27 May

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