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.
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 […]Learn more
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 […]Learn more
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 […]Learn more
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!Learn more
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!Learn more
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 […]Learn more
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 […]Learn more
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. […]Learn more
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 […]Learn more
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 […]Learn more
“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 […]Learn more
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 […]Learn more
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 […]Learn more
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 […]Learn more