What’s On?

May 2018

17th to 19th May
Phoenix Players – A Bunch of Amateurs by Ian Hislop & Nick Newman
Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village


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30th May – Play in a Day

Broadbent Theatre, Wickenby Wednesday 30th May, 10am – 3pm. The brilliant Rhubarb Theatre will teach children a play all about Lincolnshire’s chalk streams. They’ll be dancing, acting and prop makihttp://broadbenttheatre.org/whats-on/?preview=trueng. Drop the children off with lunch at 10am and come back to watch the show at 2.30pm. Perfect for 7 – 12 year olds. Completely FREE thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. This is a bookable event – Tel: 01522 555780 or email chalkstreams@lincolnshire.gov.uk

June 2018

21st June
The Cody Sisters from America
With an award winning sound of guitars, mandolins, banjos and bass and a blend of Old Time. This family band have a unique sound. Swing, Gypsy Jazz, Folk and Modern Bluegrass

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30th June
Dominic Goodwin – ‘Kaiser and I’

Written by Stuart Fortey.

Starring Dominic Goodwin and Cal Stockbridge.

It’s Berlin, 1914, and every officer who attended a court ball had to have passed a dancing test conducted under the eagle eye of the court dancing mistress. Kaiser Wilhelm has summoned a dance instructress from England to put his officers through their paces, but now war is only days away…

Winner of the 2002 Buxton Festival Fringe Best Drama Award.

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July 2018

12th – 14th July
Amici Touring Theatre
Arms and the Man A comedy by George Bernard Shaw
A burlesque of Victorian attitudes to heroism, war and empire.

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August 2018

Advance Notice- Return of ‘Remembrance’
Many of you will have seen ‘Remembrance’ in December, a play which tells the story of the founders of the LRP who came here as conscientious objectors during World War 2. The 3 performances were sold out and received very enthusiastically by audiences. There will be another opportunity to see the play for those who weren’t able to get tickets first time round or want to see it again on Sunday 5th August and Wednesday 8th August (details to be announced). The group will then be taking a modified version of the play to be called ‘Conchies!’ to the Edinburgh Fringe. It will be on for 6 evenings starting Monday August 13th at Venue 40, The Quaker Meeting House. If you or people you know will be visiting the Fringe that week the group (known as ‘A Certain Demographic’) would be delighted to receive some ‘home support’.

Wickenby, Lincolnshire, home of the Linsdsey Rural Players