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Celia Imrie – Orphans of the Storm – HYBRID EVENT

Sun 02 Apr, 5:00 pm6:00 pm

About the event

Olivier-award-winning actor, bestselling author and national treasure Celia Imrie talks about Orphans of the Storm, an epic story set against the backdrop of the fateful voyage of the Titanic. With actor and director Fidelis Morgan.

This is a Hybrid event, with tickets available to attend in person or online. There will be live subtitles to make the event more accessible for audiences who are deaf, deafened and hard of hearing. We recommend you book seats close to the stage.

Event sponsored by Wilkinson Woodward.

Nice, France, 1911: young seamstress Marcella Caretto is determined to divorce her controlling husband Michael. But while awaiting the judges’ decision on the custody of their two small boys, Michael receives news that changes everything. Meanwhile New York socialite Margaret Hays is heading home aboard the RMS Titanic. As the ship sets sail, carrying two infants bearing false names, the paths of Marcella, Michael and Margaret cross – and nothing will ever be the same again.

“Smashing … I was hooked on page one and literally could not put it down.” Joanna Lumley

Celia Imrie is an Olivier award-winning and Screen Actors Guild-nominated actress. She is known for her film roles in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Calendar Girls and Nanny McPhee. Celia Imrie has also starred in the major films Bridget Jones’s Baby, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, Year by the Sea and A Cure for Wellness. In 2016 she appeared in FX’s new comedy series Better Things, and returned to the stage in King Lear at The Old Vic.

Celia Imrie is the author of an autobiography, The Happy Hoofer, and four previous novels, Not Quite Nice, Nice Work (If You Can Get It), A Nice Cup of Tea and Sail Away.


Sponsored by Wilkinson Woodward


Event Date: Sunday 2 April

Time: 5pm-6pm

Venue: Main auditorium, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen Street, Huddersfield HD1 2SP

Tickets: £12 (£10 conc), online tickets: £5

Age guidance: 12+ (U16s should be accompanied by an adult)

Access Guide:

Access and Covid safety measures: if you have specific access needs or queries and/or prefer to be seated away from other audience members as a Covid safety measure, please contact our Admin at: [email protected] with your request.


Concessions are for those over the age of 65 or over and anyone with a disability.

Proof of age and/or disability must be shown with your ticket at the event.

You may be refused entry if you do not provide tickets and proof required on entry to the event.

We cannot be held responsible for the facilities provided by the venue.

Note: tickets available through the LBT box office only.

In Person Tickets: Book tickets

Online Tickets: Book tickets


Sun 02 Apr
5:00 pm–6:00 pm
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Lawrence Batley Theatre
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen Street
Huddersfield, HD1 2SP United Kingdom
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