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20 June 2016, 00.00
Muddy Stilettos Awards
  The Playhouse Whitstable has been voted "Best Theatre in Kent" in the Muddy Stilettos Awards 2016.  
02 June 2016, 00.00
The Beauty Queen of Leenane - Sardines Review
"The Lindley Players always achieve a high standard but this production is in a different league."
02 June 2016, 00.00
KDA 2016 Nominations
  After a public adjudication by the KDA, The Lindley Players have been nominated for the following awards:  



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    Burt Butler's Jazz Pilgrims present...

    Jazz on a Summer Night
    Sunday 31 July, 7.45pm

    This annual and popular Jazz on a Summer Night is now in its 33rd   year - Trad Jazz at its best - a six-piece traditional Jazz Band with vocalist Lyn Falvey who puts the ‘icing on the cake’.

    Burt Butler’s Jazz Pilgrims is one of the most popular Trad bands in Kent and surrounding counties, in demand at local bandstands and festivals. The band has regular venues in drinking hostelries around Kent, and the lads and lasses in the band have years of playing with many prominent musicians - Humphrey Lyttleton, Pat Halcox, George Chisholme, Terry Lightfoot, Cy Laurie - just to name a few. So this foot-tapping six-piece band is a must not to miss.

    So book early for this great venue and then enjoy a drink and chat with the lads in the bar afterwards!

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    National Theatre Live
    The Deep Blue Sea

    Thursday 1 September - 7pm
    Doors/Bar Open - 6.30pm

    Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece, playing one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. Tom Burke (War and Peace, The Musketeers) also features in Carrie Cracknell’s critically acclaimed new production.

    A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952.

    When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge.

    With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion. Behind the fragile veneer of post-war civility burns a brutal sense of loss and longing.


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    The Lindley Players present...

    Pink Thunderbird
    Wednesday 21 - Saturday 24 September, 7.45pm

    Roy is back from Vietnam and keen to resurrect his old freewheeling lifestyle. His wife Elizabeth yearns for something more permanent.
    These two one-act plays, both poignant and hilarious by turn,a re among the best of American drama from the 70's.
    Don't miss this rare chance to see these two classics!
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    Folk in the Barn present...
    Home Service ft.
    John Kirkpatrick
    Sunday 25 September, 7.45pm

    Formed in 1981, Home Service, the ground-breaking, vibrant and quintessentially English 8-piece Rock-Folk band, made a dramatic and award-winning return to prominence in 2011 with a best-selling live album and a string of major festival appearances. Last year after 5 years back on the road, their esteemed leader and front man John Tams announced he was leaving and many thought that would be the end of the band.  Last September Folk in the Barn were sad but honoured to host the last ever performance of this historic line-up, and an emotional and memorable evening it was.

    But you can’t keep an extraordinary band down!  Now just 12 months later, a new line-up has been announced, featuring the great musician John Kirkpatrick as front man.

    To herald this new era, a brilliant new album is now available - all new recordings of new material – set alight by their distinctively mighty brass sound.  We are thrilled to be presenting this legendary band with their new front man at the wonderful Playhouse Whitstable.

    “The brass play like the Devil’s own pit-band, the rhythm section lay down an immovable foundation and Graeme Taylor’s guitar can strip paint” – R2.


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    Rated 12A
    Movies at the Playhouse presents...
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens
    Wednesday 28th September 7:30pm

    It's three decades on from the events of Return of the Jedi. On the desert planet
    tough loner Rey (Daisy Ridley) plies her trade as a scavenger. Meanwhile,
    a stormtrooper named Finn (John Boyega) finds himself in great danger, the villainous
    Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) wields a cool cross-form lightsaber, and an X-Wing pilot
    named Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) is sent on a mission by "a certain princess".

    Star Trek director and long-term Star Wars fan J.J. Abrams brings these intriguing
    plot strands together with consummate skill to launch a spectacular new trilogy.
    Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher are among the returning members
    of the original Star Wars cast. And motion capture king Andy Serkis is also on board
    as Supreme Leader Snoke, who is very much on the Dark Side of the Force.


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    Rated 15
    Movies at the Playhouse presents...
    NT Live Encore: The Threepenny Opera
    Thursday 29th September 7pm

    Mack the Knife is back in town.

    A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre.

    London scrubs up for the coronation. The thieves are on the make, the whores on the pull, the police cutting deals to keep it all out of sight. Mr and Mrs Peachum are looking forward to a bumper day in the beggary business, but their daughter didn’t come home last night and it’s all about to kick off…

    With Olivier Award-winner Rory Kinnear (Hamlet, Othello, James Bond), as Macheath alongside Rosalie Craig (As You Like It, My Family and other Animals) as Polly Peachum and Haydn Gwynne (The Windsors, Drop the Dead Donkey) as Mrs Peachum.

    This bold, anarchic production is brought to you by a creative powerhouse; adapted by Simon Stephens, (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), and directed by Rufus Norris, (Everyman, London Road).

    Contains scenes of a sexual nature, violence and filthy language.