Lindsey Rural Players

Our in-house production company

LRP are the theatre’s in-house production company, and the owners of The Broadbent Theatre.

We aim to produce three to four productions per year, as well as our annual Christmas Pantomime.

Take a look at our history page for some interesting reading about our background.

Past Lindsey Rural Players Events

May 10 through to May 18

A gloriously funny examination of the chaotic world of love, relationships and why the grass is never greener. Duets is a hilarious tribute to the strength and madness of the human heart.

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Jan 26 through to Feb 10

This years LRP pantomime is a fun filled extravaganza. Directed by Kerry James. Prepare to be charmed by the beautiful Cinderella, to cheer on the loveable Buttons and to ‘boo’ at the ugly sisters. This traditional classic is filled with love, laughter and songs which are recognisable to both young and old. Come and see […]

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Dec 16 2023
Santa’s Grotto

Santa Claus is coming to town!! The Broadbent Theatre is thrilled to announce a brand new and unique experience.No need to stand around waiting to see Santa. Sit yourselves down and enjoy a glass of Mulled Wine (non-alcoholic, of course!) and a Mince Pie whilst the children write a note for Santa.  Each child receives a […]

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Nov 10 through to Nov 18 2023
Rinkly Rockers

10th, 11th, 17th & 18th November 2023 – An LRP Production – Directed by James Hewson Download your programme by scanning the QR code, or click HERE Barry and Eric are two aging Rockers in the band TRIB-U-LA-TIONS who have been working, waiting, hoping to make it BIG. They have been together for over 50 […]

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Aug 11 through to Aug 19 2023
Curtain Up!

Curtain Up! is the hilarious story of five women who inherit equal shares in a dilapidated theatre and plan to bring it back to life again. They try various fund-raising schemes but their most ambitious is to hold a concert featuring local talent and a world-famous star who agrees to appear for no fee!

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Jan 27 through to Feb 11 2023
The Wizard of Oz

Follow the yellow brick road and lose yourself in adventure, beautiful scenery and special effects. Along the way, find out what it takes to defeat the witch, gain a heart and be brave. Inspired by steampunk, the fantastic costumes bring all these well-known characters to glorious technicolour!

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Jan 28 through to Mar 26 2022
Pinocchio the Panto

28th, 29th and 30th January, 25th, 26th & 27th February, 25 & 26 March 2022 Pinocchio is brought to life when an old carpenter, called Gepetto, wishes upon a shooting star. Little does Gepetto know however, that stromboli, the evil circus ringmaster, now has his sights set on Pinocchio. Stromboli wants Pinocchio to be the […]

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Sep 03 through to Sep 11 2021

Friday 3rd September invited audience preview,Saturday 4th, Friday 10th and Saturday 11th September 2021. Rope, set in the 1920s is a British play by Patrick Hamilton. A three-act drama is filled with continuous action, punctuated only by the interval at the end of each act. This amateur production of “Rope” is presented by arrangement with […]

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Jan 25 through to Feb 08 2020
Dick Whittington

24th, 25th, 26th & 31st January. 1st, 2nd, 7th & 8th February 2020Directed by Marcus Holland – Written by Ben Crocker The first recorded pantomime version of the story was in 1814, starring Joseph Grimaldi as Dame Cicely Suet, the Cook. Dick’s cat has been given the names Thomas, Tommy, Tommy Tittlemouse (1890), or Mouser (1908) and so forth. […]

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Oct 10 through to Oct 12 2019
The Miser

Lindsey Rural Players Harpagon, the tyrannical father of Cléante and Élise Harpagon is a sexagenarian bourgeois miser whose love for his cash box exceeds that of his children. He builds his wealth by lending at usurious rate while pinching every penny at home, refusing to replace the worn-out clothes of the servants he abuses. The sexagenarian […]

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Nov 25 through to Nov 23 2018
A Christmas Carol

The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s production of A Christmas Carol DIRECTED BY LISA LANGSTON 23rd – 25th November 2018In a festive mood, the ladies of the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society mount another assault on the classics with their stage version of A Christmas Carol. They enthusiastically portray […]

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Jan 19 through to Feb 03 2018
Babes in the Wood

19th, 20th, 21st 26th, 27th, 28th January 2nd, 3rd February 2018 Tickets:£10.00 full; £9.00 concessions Family £34 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

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Jun 30 through to Jul 01 2017
The Regina Monologues

“The Regina Monologues” By Rebecca Russell & Jenny WaferContains Adult Themes 18yrs+“Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived …”Here we have six modern women who have also married one manTheir lives are both separate from and intertwined with their Tudor sisters, they tell their stories from a room in which they all once livedTheir miscarriages, love […]

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Jan 20 through to Feb 04 2017
Red Riding Hood

20th January – February 4th 2017 RED RIDING HOOD as never seen before ! An original pantomime written by Blair Greenwood-Reeves and directed by Samantha Tootell and Marcus Holland, it is choc full of magic and mischief. A nefarious big bad wolf is buying up all the houses in the neighbourhood and only Red, a […]

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Jul 25 through to Jul 30 2016
Summer School

25th – 30th July 2016 – The Broadbent Theatre Summer School  9.30am – 3.30pm – £50 per child – Open to children 7-18 years

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Jan 22 through to Feb 06 2016
Monster Mash

22nd January – 6th February – “Monster Mash” – The Broadbent’s Legendary Panto This years Pantomime ‘The Monster Mash’ brings you a familiarstory with a few electrifying twists.Boy meets girl becomesWerewolf meets Mummy! The Villains sidekicks areinseparable, literally, and our Pantomime Dame is larger than life and decidedly undead! But do not worry, our Monsters are […]

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Sep 09 through to Sep 12 2015

9th, 11th and 12th September – “Blackbird” by David Harrower; an LRP Production directed by Tom Murray  Blackbird singing in the dead of night. Take up these broken wings and learn to fly. All your life. You were only waiting for this moment to arise……Wednesday 9th, Friday 11th, Saturday 12th September. Bar and doors open […]

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Jan 23 through to Feb 07 2015
Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates

January 2015 – Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates

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