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July 2017

20th July – The Pylons

The Pylons are a 6 piece indie-pop band from Lincoln.
Formed in 2013, the band have developed, in the words of Scouting for Girls’ Roy Stride, “warm
life-affirming indie music. Beautifully crafted melodies with heartfelt lyrics and engaging vocal
In 2014 the band made appeared on the BBC introducing stage at YNOT festival and in 2016 they
played on the prestigious BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury. Following a sold out hometown
show in January, the band took time off from playing live gigs to focus on new material which they
are excited to premiere during the summer of 2017.

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September 2017

9th & 10th September – For National Heritage -From Nissen Hut to Theatre

Every September thousands of volunteers across the country invite you to experience local history, architecture and culture.

The Theatre is Open to all from 10.30 to 16.00 both days

28th September 7.30pm – Tangram Theatre Company -The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin is hard at work on his new book about barnacles. To boost sales, his publisher has invited you young and not so young naturalists to watch him at work. Easily distracted, Charles begins sharing his family history, songs he has written and some of his new discoveries about barnacles. However today is about to prove to be no ordinary day.
Charles receives a letter from a fellow naturalist claiming that he has come up with the idea of the origin of species, an idea Charles has been working on for 20 years. Suddenly, he must finish his book.
Tickets:£10.00 full; £9.00 concessions

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October 2017

13th 14th October – Lindsey Rural Players and Just Voices @ The Broadbent Theatre
Present “A Variety Show”
In aid of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance
And Volunteer and Contact Association (Improving Lincolnshire Mental health.)

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21st October 7.30pm – Pentabus Theatre Company – You vs Wolves

A comedy play which tackles the subject of ‘re-wilding’ of the countryside – an issue which has strong arguments for and against. The community have gathered to face the crisis of a pack of wolves which seem to have appeared in the area. No-one knows where they have come from and the dilemmas range from how the children will get to school to the threat of the local line dancing class being cancelled.
Tickets:£10.00 full; £9.00 concessions

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27th October – Laying the Ghost – Amici Touring Theatre
Laying the Ghost by Simon Williams mixes laugh out loud comedy with deeply touching moments.
Margot Buchanan, an ex-actress living in an actor’s retirement home, is trying to forget it’s her seventieth birthday but all those around her are intent on reminding her. Even Freda, her best friend who seems to think she see’s dead people, won’t leave her alone.
Tickets:£10.00 full; £9.00 concessions

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November 2017

5th November -Play about Conscientious Objectors and founders of the Broadbent Theatre by Ian Sharp
Details to be confirmed

26th November – Show by the Broadbent Theatre Youth Theatre
Details to be confirmed

December 2017

2nd December – Bette Davis on the Edge

Christine St John’s one woman show imagines Davis anxiously waiting for the reviews of her comeback film Whatever Happened to Baby Jane one evening in 1962. Alone in her hotel room having been too afraid to attend the premiere, Bette takes the audience on a trip down memory lane, telling not just the story of her acting life, but of the brutalities of studio control for women of a certain age. Whether or not it had all been worth it will be revealed when she finally hears the knock on the door delivering the morning editions and those crucial reviews.
Tickets:£10.00 full; £9.00 concessions

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January 2018

19th, 20th, 21st 26th, 27th, 28th January 2nd, 3rd February – LRP Pantomime – Babes in the Wood
by Graham Davidson
Tickets:£10.00 full; £9.00 concessions Family £34 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Wickenby, Lincolnshire, home of the Linsdsey Rural Players