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Flint Street Nativity Nov 2015

Festive Flint Street fun

Tim Firth 'feel-good' comedy hits the stage next month 

We're delighted to bring you The Flint Street Nativity as our November production.

We can assure you that it will get you laughing and stir some memories of the dramas and traumas behind putting on a primary school nativity play. 

The Flint Street Nativity Nov 2015It is written by Tim Firth, the playwright who brought us the smash-hit stage comedy Calendar Girls - so you KNOW it's going to be fun.

The Flint Street Nativity began life as a 1999 television comedy, with a cast that included Jane Horrocks, Josie Lawrence, Frank Skinner, Neil Morrissey, Stephen Tompkinson, Mark Addy, Ralf Little and John Thomson.

The stories of mishaps, misunderstandings, playground rivalries and squabbles that unfold as a group of seven and eight-year-olds (played by adult actors) stage a nativity play are based on real events collected over ten years from members of Tim Firth's family and friends who were teachers. Flint Street Primary School is said to be modelled on the primary school that Tim attended and where his mother taught.

The Flint Street Nativity will run from Monday November 9 to Saturday November 14 at 7.30pm with a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. Tickets are £10, with £9 concessions available Monday to Wednesday. All matinee tickets will be £9.

You can book your seats online - with no additional booking or admin fee - from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/littletheatreco or in person at the Brewhouse box office, or by telephoning the box office on 01283 508100.
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If any members, youth members friends and family would like to volunteer to sell programmes during this, or future, show weeks, please contact committee member Kay St Clair on k.st.clair@hotmail.co.uk There will be a raffle held in the cafe bar each night of The Flint Street Nativity to raise funds for future productions. 
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Ol' Blue Eyes is back

Wil Pearson & friends stage a special Sinatra show

To mark what would have been the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra, LTC's Wil Pearson is staging a 1950s themed night of Sinatra music, called Sinatra My Way, in the cafe bar of The Brewhouse on Saturday December 19 at 7.30pm.  It will include lots of Frank classics mixed in with Christmas songs that he and The Rat Pack recorded over the years.
Sinatra My Way by Wil PearsonFellow LTC youth members Ollie Last and Ed Watchman will be joining Wil on stage and tickets are £10 and STRICTLY limited. So get yours from the Brewhouse Box Office before they all go.

More comedy lined up for 2016

Bouncers by John Godber is our March play

Bouncers by Little Theatre CompanyOur March play will be the award-winning, fast and furious John Godber comedy Bouncers, which shows us a typical night out on the tiles through the eyes of four doormen: Eric, Judd, Les and Ralph.

First performed in 1984 it has consistently been one of the most popular plays in the UK ever since.

The four actors play multiple roles: girls and guys on their nights out as well as DJs, hairdressers and sundry other characters.

John Godber himself said: "The central theme of Bouncers is universal: men after beer after women, and the beat goes on."

We will be presenting Bouncers from Tuesday March 8 to Saturday March 12 at 7.30pm each night, plus a Saturday matinee. Tickets will be £10 concessions with £9 concessions available Tuesday to Thursday only. 

He's coming.......

......the Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera bt=y LTC YouthFrom March 29 - April 2, for FIVE performances only, we are thrilled to present our youth group in the classic Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Charles Hart musical The Phantom of the Opera.

This show has now been cast and we have started rehearsals.

Our Phantom will be Jack Hawkins, while Christine will be played by Emmie Doyle. Raoul will be played by Ollie Last, Carlotta is India Burnton, Firmin and Andre will be played by Ed Watchman and Wil Pearson, Madam Giry will be Katie Ireland and Georga Ratcliffe will be Meg Giry. Aaron Titterton will play Piangi. The show is a real team effort and so we are fortunate to have a strong ensemble who will play other key roles as well as perform the powerful music of this emotional show. We'd like to say a very special welcome to the new members who have joined us following last month's open auditions.


Our backstage crew are also already hard at work creating the magic that will make this an electrifying show! We can't wait - and hope you are as excited as we are. We'll let you know via our social media channels when tickets go on general sale. Patrons, as with all our shows, will get priority booking.

Welcome Garrandale

A new corporate patron joins the LTC family

Welcome to leading UK engineering firm The Garrandale Group - our latest Corporate Patrons.LTC Corporate patrons the Garrandale Group
Big thanks to Ian Page - of web development company Webb2b and the man behind the new LoveBurton website - for renewing his corporate patronage. We are also delighted that Peter Bourne Communications has renewed for another year.

Read about all our corporate patrons by clicking their names on our website patrons page

If you know any local businesses who would like to offer their support through an annual £25 donation, please ask them to get in touch through the website, using the contact us form.

We continue to be grateful for the ongoing support of our private patrons, whose names appear in all our show programmes.

Sophie in panto...

Oh yes she is!

Sophie Towns as Snow White

A reminder that Sophie Towns, who appeared in a number of roles for Little Theatre Company including Eponine in Les Miserables (School Edition) and the title role in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice,will be playing Snow White in this year's pantomime at Lincoln Drill Hall from Monday December 7 until Sunday January 3.

Thanks for your support for Little Theatre Company. Our next newsletter will be out in December. Until then, please keep in touch with us via any of our social media platforms, or by visiting our website or emailing us.
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