TOTT Autumn Brochure 2017

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THEATRE Autumn 2017


Integrating exciting acrobatic skills with athletic dance.

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A WARM WELCOME TO OUR AUTUMN SEASON 2017. As the evenings draw-in, we are delighted to bring you a lively programme of high quality, professional music, dance, drama and family theatre performances to brighten the dark Winter nights. Take Part A new feel to Crauford and Heather’s Folk Sessions on the second Sunday of the month, exploring Folk tunes from across Europe; artsNK Dance team offer an exciting range of classes, including Aerial Dance & Fitness and we are delighted to again host soundLINCS ‘New Tricks’ music programme for older music makers. The Terry O’Toole Theatre is proud to be a family-friendly venue, with excellent disability access, FREE parking and complimentary ‘Babes in Arms’ tickets for many performances. On behalf of our friendly theatre team and the staff of ONE NK centre, I extend a warm invitation to you to visit the theatre this season.




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This denotes our professional programme of Drama, Music, Dance and Children’s Theatre.


THEATRE OFFICE: 01522 812382 The Terry O’Toole Theatre ONE NK, Moor Lane North Hykeham LN6 9AX

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The Terry O’Toole Theatre is funded and managed as a partnership between artsNK and North Kesteven School.


T: Standard Ticket Price • C: Concessions • F: Family



Saturday 7 October 7.30pm In 2013, The Eagles released their two part “History of the Eagles” DVD, which quickly went platinum and the band followed it up with a two year tour of most of the world. Combining archival material and concert footage, the film explored the evolution and timeless popularity of the highest selling band in US history. Following the sad loss of Glenn Frey in 2016 the band is unlikely to tour again. Desperado, now in their 9th year, present the musical highlights of this landmark release in a musical journey through your favourite Eagles songs. T: £15.00 • C: £13.50

BARNABY RUDGE NORTHUMBERLAND THEATRE COMPANY Thursday 12 October 7.30pm A story of mystery and suspense which begins with an unsolved double murder, goes on to involve conspiracy, blackmail, abduction and retribution and features Grip, a talking pet raven! As London erupts into riot, fathers and sons become opposed, apprentices plot against their masters, there are violent clashes on the streets and Barnaby Rudge struggles to escape the curse of his own past. With its high drama, strange secrets and ghostly doublings, Barnaby Rudge is a powerful blend of historical realism and ‘grotesque’ melodrama, imagined through Stewart Howson’s unique interpretation: this will be NTC at its physical and Gothic best! Age Guide: 13 years+ T: £12 • C: £10 • U16s: £7.50

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PRO MUSICA IN CONCERT Tuesday 17 October 7.30pm Lincoln Pro Musica Orchestra returns to North Hykeham as part of a new partnership with the Terry O’Toole Theatre.

AN EVENING WITH WADDINGTON MILITARY WIVES CHOIR AND SPECIAL GUESTS Saturday 14 October 7pm An evening of songs with the Military Wives from RAF Waddington and their special guests.

Under its conductor Martin Stockdale and leader Caroline Siriwardena, the Orchestra performs a wide repertoire of music for strings from Baroque to Modern. This concert is its first as the Theatre’s “Orchestra in Residence” with the aim of encouraging young string players to experience music at a professional level. T: £8.50 • C: £6.50 Accompanied U16s: FREE

T: £10 • C: £7 & £8


T: Standard Ticket Price • C: Concessions • F: Family


A CONCERT OF REMEMBRANCE Sunday 5 November 3pm RAF Waddington Voluntary Band perform a concert, which includes music representative of the three armed services and concludes with a short act of remembrance.


The band appears by kind permission of the Station Commander, RAF Waddington T: £8.50 • C: £7.50

Phil Meadows [Saxophones] Matthew Ratcliffe [Piano] Martyn Spencer [Double Bass] Andrew ‘Woody’ Wood [Drums] Parliamentary Jazz Awards, London Music Awards & Peter Whittingham Jazz Awards are just a few of the accolades Phil Meadows has achieved in his career as a performer, composer and conductor. Tonight, Phil is joined by the Andrew Wood Trio, who have recently been working alongside artists such as Dave O’Higgins, Tony Kofi & Tina May, to present a programme of well-known jazz standards, original material and lesser known material from the Blue Note era. Phil & Andrew met during their studies at Leeds College of Music, Andrew hails from Lincoln, playing with Jazz Vehicle in his younger days. T: £14 • C: £12 • U16s: £7.50 Jazzpac: £12 • Jazzpac Concession: £10

SPOTLIGHT DANCE STUDIO PRESENTS... Friday 10 November 7pm Saturday 11 November 2pm & 7pm A presentation of class work from the talented performers of Spotlight Dance Studio. T: £8.50 • C: £7.50

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WHAT ONCE WAS OURS ZEST THEATRE Thursday 16 November 7.30pm Katie and Callum couldn’t be any more distant and disconnected: different heritage, different cities, different opportunities. Except there is one thing they’ll always have in common: Dad. What happens when Callum suddenly turnsup at Katie’s in desperate need of help? Created against the background of Brexit, What Once Was Ours explores how politics and national values impact upon the complex lives of one family. Striking original music and immersive design combine to create this powerful new production for young people. Age Guide: 12 years+ T: £12 • C: £10 • U16s: £7.50

JAMES HICKMAN & DAN CASSIDY IN CONCERT Friday 17 November 7.30pm A transatlantic duo inspired by the traditions of America and Britain. James Hickman’s emotive, soaring vocals and driving guitar is complemented by Dan Cassidy’s ingenious and virtuosic fiddling. Their sound flows from the connection between British and American folk and is bursting with all the humour, heartbreak and excitement of these genres. With Hickman’s lively English wit set against Cassidy’s bone-dry irony and American drawl, the duo take their audience on a dynamic and unforgettable transatlantic journey. T: £12 • C: £10 • U16s: £7.50


T: Standard Ticket Price • C: Concessions • F: Family


A CRAWL DOWN THE OGRE WITH DOUG SCOTT CBE Monday 20 November 7.30pm An epic tale of hard climbing and survival that has now become part of mountaineering folklore. The Ogre (7,285 m) is the most difficult high mountain to climb in the world; there is no easy way to the summit. On July 13, 1977, Doug Scott and Chris Bonington reached the summit for the first time, after very difficult rock climbing at an altitude where there is only half the oxygen in the atmosphere than at sea level. The success of their ascent quickly turned to nightmare; Doug slammed into a rock, breaking both legs and had to crawl back to base ~ an epic journey which took eight days ~ and the danger didn’t end there. Doug will share the rest of the story and many other mountaineering experiences in the fascinating talk. Funds raised from this event will go to Community Action Nepal and World Challenge. T: £15 • C: £12.50 • U16s: £10

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Saturday 18 November 3pm


Saturday 21 October 3pm

A spell-binding show about friendship and finding the way between two worlds.

On a small island, in the middle of the sea, a man meets a Puffin...

Malina is an Inuit girl who lives with her Grandpa in the Land of the Midnight Sun.

Join Open Attic as they traverse stormy seas and reckless tides to bring you this rib tickling tale about a man all alone, a friendly Puffin, and a whole lot of fuss over nothing!

One night she dreams of a stranger, whose ship is crushed in the ice. When Malina discovers her dream is real, she knows she must save the stranger...with help from Grandpa and his magic drum!

Using skilful puppetry, beautiful music and good old-fashioned storytelling, Much Ado About Puffin is a little story about stepping out into the unknown… Running time: 45 minutes Age Guide: 4 years+ T:£7.50 • F[4]: £26

Wander with Malina and friends between worlds of snow and shadow! Beautiful puppets [Including shadow puppetry], live music and an evocative soundtrack create an unforgettable experience of magical theatre. Running time: 55 minutes Age Guide 4 years+ T:£7.50 • F[4]: £26


T: Standard Ticket Price • C: Concessions • F: Family



LOST AND FOUND LITTLE BLUE MONSTER PRODUCTIONS Saturday 16 December at 12noon & 3pm What is a boy to do when a little, lost penguin shows up at his door? Find out where it comes from, of course, and return it safely home! The journey to the South Pole is long and difficult, but as the boy and penguin battle through the storms and dark nights, something beautiful is found…a brave, new friendship. A magical story from award-winning picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, this brand new adaptation will warm up even the very coldest of winter days... Running time: 55 minutes Age Guide: 3 years+ T:£8.50 • F[4]: £30

Bring all the Family!

Age Guide:

If you have a little one under two years of age and would like to bring her/him along to one of our family shows, book a FREE ‘Babes in Arms’ ticket and they can come along and sit on your knee.

From 2 to 102, our family theatre shows are very suitable for all ages, but please refer to the age guide recommendation for each show.

Please kindly note that prams, pushchairs, buggies and car seats may not be taken into the auditorium; please ask our friendly FOH team if you require safe storage during the performance.

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IMBALANCE JOLI VYANN Wednesday 22 November 7.30pm It is rare nowadays not to ‘log on’ at every opportunity – the breakfast table, nights out with friends, even in bed! How well connected are you? When and how do we separate ourselves from the virtual chaos surrounding us? Integrating exciting acrobatic skills with athletic dance in an energetic and thought-provoking performance that explores our obsessive dependence upon technology, asking whether our lives are ‘in’ or ‘out’ of balance. Fusing dance and circus, in a collaboration with internationally renowned choreographer Jonathan Lunn, Joli Vyan present Imbalance. T: £12 • C: £10 • U16s: £7.50

AMHRÁIN Ó BHAILE [SONGS FROM HOME] RUFF ‘N’ READY Saturday 25 November 7.30pm Described as ‘Playing with passion and energy,’ and as being a ‘Lively, entertaining, colourful, charismatic group of fine musicians,’ Irish Folk Band Ruff ‘n’ Ready perform their exciting, new show, inspired by the music of the Irish Diaspora. Featuring both great, traditional Irish popular tunes and inspirational music from the likes of River Dance and Lord of the Dance and with the Irish Wolfpack Dancers an added visual treat, this show promises you an exhilarating, handclapping, toe-tapping night to remember! T: £12 • C: £10


T: Standard Ticket Price • C: Concessions • F: Family


SWING INTO CHRISTMAS! Sunday 10 December 7.30pm Back by popular demand, the Steve Walker Big Swing Band, fronted by top UK trumpet player Steve Walker himself, return with an exciting, new festive programme featuring your all-time Christmas Swing favourites, plus more of the best music from the great Swing Band era. Come along and get into the seasonal spirit with this amazing band for a fantastic evening’s entertainment. If you’ve heard the band before you’ll know what a great time is in store - if you’ve never heard them now’s your chance to hear what everyone is talking about! T: £15

A CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Sunday 17 December 3pm

A WINTER’S LIGHT HARK HARK Friday 15 December 7.30pm Lester Simpson Barry Coope Jo Freya Fi Fraser

RAF Waddington Voluntary Band, along with their very special guests the Waddington Military Wives Choir bring you a programme of Christmas music, songs and carols which is guaranteed to get you into the spirit of Christmas. A seasonal favourite and sure to sell-out very quickly! The band appears by kind permission of the Station Commander, RAF Waddington. T: £8.50 • C: £7.50

The ‘Sublime singing,’ [Michael Morpurgo], and multi-instrumental layering of this quartet creates a sound that is full and glorious. Soaring polyphonic traditional carols, irreverent humour about the less spiritual sides of Christmas and rollocking good tunes come together in a rich and varied performance. Hark Hark have performed together over a number of years to present a delightful seasonal programme and quite simply they have been told over and over again, ‘Christmas starts with your shows!’ T: £14 • C: £12 • U16s: £7.50

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TAKE PART ACTion Community Theatre Our vibrant, friendly amateur theatre company in residence. Tuesday evenings 7pm and Sunday afternoons 3pm. New members welcome! Age Guide: adults and young people 11 years+ Find out more: or call the theatre office 01522 812382

artsNK Aerial Dance & Fitness Our exciting programme of Aerial Dance fitness classes for adults and young people, incorporating aerial silks and hoop. Age Guide: varies by class Find out more: or call 07766 422675

artsNK Youth Dance Programme Informal, energetic and creative dance classes in a range of styles, including: Creative Contemporary, Street, Break and Aerial. Age Guide: 7 – 19 years; varies by class Find out more: or call 07867 005047

Vitality [Exercise & Movement to Music] Enjoyable, gentle and age-appropriate exercise in a sociable class environment every Wednesday morning at 9.30am, 10.30am and 11.30am. Age Guide: Over 60s Find out more: or call 01529 411194


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New Tricks Monday evenings 6pm - 8pm New season starts 11th September 2017 Performing a plethora of tunes from the 1960s to today, including Bob Dylan, The Animals and The Beautiful South, bring along your instrument (or voice) to be part of this fantastic and passionate band. Your first session is free to attend! Whether you’re an existing musician, want to blow the dust off something you haven’t played since school, or just wanting to try something new, then New Tricks will have something for you! New Tricks is soundLINCS’ Older Adults Music Service for Lincolnshire, supported by funding from Arts Council England. Age Guide: older adults For more information on these sessions contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or

The Folk Sessions Join Crauford and Heather on the second Sunday evening of each month at 6.30pm for an evening of playing Folk Tunes from Scotland, England, Italy and more. Audio of the tunes will be available before each evening for those who work by ear, plus notation for those who like to read. Lead sheets in C, Bb, Eb and A will be provided so that any instrument can join in. All instruments welcome! For more information, contact Tel: 07947 317077

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TAKE PART LOV [Lincolnshire One Venues Young People Project] Youth Capture Youth Capture is a new theatre company creating work from a young person’s perspective. The company are currently working on their first theatre piece, Everything I Own, which is based around the topic of homelessness. The company is made up of 16–18 year olds and is developing their skills in event management. Find out more by contacting .

LOVFilm Club at Terry O’Toole Theatre We are looking for young people aged 12 – 25, with an interest in film, to help us programme British Independent films at the Terry O’Toole Theatre. The sessions are completely FREE to attend and the group will plan and present film screenings on the first Friday of every month. As a member of LOVFilm Club, you will learn about event management, including: marketing, film licencing, venue liaison, professional programming and more. The sessions are youth led; you will choose and programme independent films for the theatre’s programme. So if you have an interest in film and/ or event management and want to get involved in this project then email: for more information.


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Call-in to the Box Office, ONE NK, Moor Lane, North Hykeham LN6 9AX

The Theatre and ONE NK centre are fully accessible to wheelchair users.



Call our friendly Box Office staff on 01522 883311

ONLINE: Go to A booking fee will be applied to each ticket purchased; postage, where requested, is payable at 35p per transaction.

PAYMENT: The theatre accepts most major credit and debit cards; please make cheques payable to Leisure in the Community Ltd.

CONCESSIONS: Students [NUS Card], unwaged, people over 60, children under 16, people with a disability and their carers. Please bring proof of your eligibility with you when booking. The theatre cannot guarantee concessions will be available for all events.

RESERVATIONS: Tickets are held for 5 days only, after which they are released for re-sale.

The Theatre is equipped with an infrared hearing induction loop; please switch your hearing aid to the T position. The induction loop is not available for live music events.

GUIDE / ASSISTANCE DOGS: We welcome guide and assistance dogs, please advise the Box Office at the time of booking if your canine companion will be accompanying you; a bowl of water is available upon request.

GROUP BOOKINGS: We welcome group bookings and offer discounts for many performances. Please call the theatre office on 01522 812382 for more information.


Tickets should be checked at the time of purchase as mistakes cannot be rectified later


The management reserves the right to alter the advertised programme without being obliged to refund monies or exchange tickets


Tickets will not be exchanged or money refunded unless an event is cancelled


The management reserves the right to refuse admission and may, on occasion, conduct security searches to ensure the safety of patrons and staff


The use of photographic or recording equipment is strictly prohibited, unless by prior arrangement with the management

PARKING: There is ample FREE parking on the ONE NK site, with disabled parking bays close to the main entrance.

LATECOMERS: Will only be admitted to the auditorium at a suitable point in the performance and at the discretion of the Front of House Manager.

COMMUNITY & HIRE EVENTS: Patrons are advised that the theatre has no control over the quality of performances and events staged by external companies and community organisations.

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Desperado: The History of The Eagles


Music Hire

Thursday 12

Barnaby Rudge


TOTT Drama

Saturday 14

An Evening With Waddington Military Wives Choir 7pm


Tuesday 17

Pro Musica in Concert


Community Music

Saturday 21

Much Ado About Puffin


TOTT Family Theatre


Andrew Wood Trio feat. Phil Meadows


TOTT Music

Sunday 5

A Concert of Remembrance



Friday 10

Spotlight Dance Studio Presents...


Community Dance

Saturday 11

Spotlight Dance Studio Presents...

2pm & 7pm

Community Dance

Thursday 16

What Once Was Ours


TOTT Drama

Friday 17

James Hickman & Dan Cassidy in Concert


TOTT Music

Saturday 18

Malina’s Dream


TOTT Family Theatre

Monday 20

A Crawl Down the Ogre


Community Talk

Wednesday 22 Imbalance


Physical Theatre

Saturday 25


Music / Dance Hire

Ruff ‘n’ Ready ‘Songs From Home’

DECEMBER Sunday 10

Swing Into Christmas!


Music Hire

Friday 15

A Winter’s Light


TOTT Music

Saturday 16

Lost and Found

12noon & 3pm TOTT Family Theatre

Sunday 17

A Christmas Spectacular


Community Music

Leisure in the Community Ltd working in partnership to develop and deliver high quality leisure services in North Kesteven District.