Anniversary lures Oscar winner Jim

Jim Broadbent
Jim Broadbent

OSCAR-winning actor Jim Broadbent will be leading the anniversary celebrations next week at the theatre named in memory of his father Roy.

Celebration of 40 years at the Broadbent Theatre – a very special evening of variety – will see him take on the chairman’s role as he plays host to a mixture of music, monologues, sketches and songs from members of the Lindsey Rural Players.

“Whilst celebrating our anniversary, we want to showcase what we do here at the Broadbent, across the ages and abilities,” said Charlotte Broughton, chairman of Lindsey Rural Players.

“The theatre holds special memories for Jim and we are delighted he is able to be with us for all three performances.”

Performances take place on Thursday, May 10 to Saturday, May 12, at 7.30pm each evening.

Tickets cost £7.50 and £6 – available online at or call the box office on 01673 885500.