Lighthouse, Poole, is pleased to announce the following new shows and screenings on sale this week:

NT Live: Nye (12A)
Saturday 11, Friday 17, Thursday 23 May, 4pm (Sat), 1.30pm (Fri), 7.30pm (Thurs), Cinema
Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state and created the NHS.

Red Herring (cert TBC)
Wednesday 15 May, 7.30pm, Cinema

When Kit Vincent, a young filmmaker, receives a terminal diagnosis aged 24, his first instinct is to turn on his camera and document those closest to him. In this personal and touching documentary about a life cut short, Vincent walks the line between humour and grief to helm this love letter to the relationships that keep us going through the dark stages of life. The screening is followed by a Q&A with Kit and his father Lawrence.

The Holdovers (15)
Friday 17, Tuesday 28 May, 7.30pm (Fri), 11am (Tues), Cinema

Paul Giamatti and Oscar winner Da’Vine Joy Randolph in Alexander Payne’s smart comedy about a cranky teacher forced to stay at school over the holidays with a troubled student. The Tuesday screening is part of our Silver Screen series.

There’s Still Tomorrow (15)
Saturday 18, Thursday 23, Wednesday 29 May, 4.30pm (Sat), 1.30pm (Thurs), 7.30pm (Wed), Cinema

Post-WW2 family drama set in Rome, directed by and starring Paola Cortelles.

42nd Street: The Musical (PG)
Tuesday 21 May, 1.300pm, Cinema
Starring national treasure Bonnie Langford as Dorothy Brock and featuring iconic songs 42nd Street, We’re In The Money and Lullaby of Broadway, this is pure magic on the big screen. 

Made In England (12A)
Tuesday 21, Wednesday 22 May, 7.30pm (Tues), 1.30pm (Wed), Cinema

Martin Scorsese tells the story of his lifelong love-affair with the movies of Powell and Pressburger, including The Life and Death Of Colonel Blimp, Black Narcissus, The Red Shoes and The Tales of Hoffmann.

IF (cert TBC)
Friday 24, Saturday 25, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29, Thursday 30, Friday 31 May, 1.30pm (Fri 24, Sat) 4.30pm (Tues, Wed, Fri 31), 10.30am (Thurs), Cinema

A young girl who goes through a difficult experience begins to see everyone’s imaginary friend, Ryan Reynolds stars with John Krasinski and Cailey Fleming.

The Fall Guy (12A)
Friday 24,
 Saturday 25, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29, Friday 31 May, 7.30pm (Fri 24, Tues Fri 31), 4pm (Sat), 1.30pm (Wed), Cinema
Ryan Gosling, Emily Blunt and Aaron Taylor-Johnson in the story of a battled-scarred movie stuntman drafted back into service when the star of a mega-budget studio movie being directed by his ex, goes missing.

Love Lies Bleeding (15)
Friday 31 May, Saturday 1 June, 1.30pm (Fri), 4.30pm (Sat), Cinema

An electrifying new love story following the romance between reclusive gym manager Lou and ambitious bodybuilder Jackie. Kristen Stewart, Katy O’Brian star.

LeAF Summer Performance 2024
Wednesday 5 June, 7pm, Sherling Studio

An epic coming-of-age drama that’s too extraordinary to be fiction​. Join LeAF Studio Sixth Form’s Acting Company as they perform the Alecky Blythe’s funny and moving play is for anyone who is – or has ever been – a teenager. 

Dear Zoo
Thursday 12, Friday 13 September, 1.30pm (Thurs), 11am & 2pm (Fri), Theatre

The timeless children’s classic book returns to the stage! Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982 and has sold more than eight million copies worldwide. 

The Amy Winehouse Band – Live In Concert
Saturday 14 September, 8pm, Theatre

Amy’s original band, led by her long term Musical Director/bass player Dale Davis – Amy’s close friend from the very start of her career – celebrate her era defining music and live performances with incredible vocalist Bronte Shandé.

Acosta Danza Yuniors: Green Shoots
Thursday 26, Friday 27 September, 7pm, Theatre

Acosta Danza Yunior was founded in 2023 by Carlos Acosta, the world-famous Cuban ballet dancer with the purpose of developing the next generation of talented dancers, aged 18-21. The company will showcase a rich mixed bill in celebration of Cuba’s folkloric history with audiences.

Forbidden Nights
Friday 4 October, 7.45pm, Theatre
Brace yourself for something truly spectacular… Forbidden Nights is here, celebrating nine years of muscles, mayhem and over 11,000 shirt rips! Were you excited by the show stopping performance on Britain’s Got Talent? If you were left craving more, then get ready to experience their live stage show where you can be the ultimate judge! 

Monday 7 – Saturday 12 October, 7.45pm (Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat) 7pm (Tues, Wed), 2.30pm (Thurs, Sat), Theatre

The novel which has most influenced the 21st century is brought to the stage in a thrilling new version by Ryan Craig, directed by Lindsay Posner.

Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers
Saturday 12 October, 11am, 2pm, Sherling Studio

All around the world Roald Dahl’s words are disappearing, not only from books but from children’s minds too. Now, only a secret organisation known as the Ancient Guild of Tale Tenders can save the stories – and they need your help. The show develops both creative and literacy skills through performance, games and creative play whilst exploring Roald Dahl’s extraordinary stories. Age guidance: 5+

John Nichol: The Unknown Warrior
Saturday 2 November, 7.30pm, Theatre

John Nichol, a former RAF Tornado Navigator and Gulf War POW, embarks on a poignant journey to uncover the emotional tale of the Unknown Warrior interred in Westminster Abbey, highlighting our enduring need to honour and grieve for the fallen.

Attention All Shipping
Saturday 2 November, 8pm, Sherling Studio

As the shipping forecast reaches its centenary Charlie Connelly’s hilarious, informative celebration brings the broadcast vividly to life.

Will Young
Sunday 10 November, 7.30pm, Theatre

Multi-award winning pop superstar Will Young is to play the Theatre on Sunday 10 November as part of a 50-date UK tour, the most intimate of his career to date, in an up close and personal evening of acoustic performances, stories and conversation showcasing forthcoming new album Light It Up.

English Touring Opera: Wellies
Saturday 16 November, 11am, 2pm, Sherling Studio

Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Galoshes of Fortune, The Wellies is a fun and immersive story about magic, splashing, and being and being careful what you wish for. Age guidance: 4-7

With the exceptions of LeAF Summer Performance, for which there is no pre-sale, and The Amy Winehouse Band, John McNichol and Will Young, which are already on sale, tickets go on pre-sale to Lighthouse Friends only from Wednesday 24 April and on general sale from Friday 26 April. at

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