The Terry O’Toole Theatre is an intimate, 200 seat ‘studio theatre’ style venue situated in North Hykeham, Lincolnshire.

Described as a ‘Hidden gem’ by BBC Radio Lincolnshire, TOTT presents a lively programme of performances, alongside our popular Community Cinema film screenings.

As well as performances, we offer a participation programme, including LOV [Lincolnshire One Venues] ‘Connecting Communities’ projects and are please to host ACTion Community Theatre, our in-residence amateur theatre company – see our Take Part section for details of how to get involved.


LOV [Lincolnshire ONE Venues]

Terry O’Toole Theatre is proud to be a member of LOV [Lincolnshire One Venues], a professional network of venues working together to bring the people of Lincolnshire the very best in arts and culture.


We are pleased to partner with the Lincolnshire Rural and Community Touring programme Live & Local , which brings a diverse and hugely enjoyable range of professional performances including dance, drama, Jazz, and children’s shows, to village halls and other community venues across the county, .

Funded by Lincolnshire’s County and District Councils and Arts Council England, the ‘Live & Local’ programme enables audiences to experience top quality, live performance locally.


The Terry O’Toole Theatre is managed by Greenwich Leisure Limited, in partnership with North Kesteven District Council and North Kesteven Academy.

History of the Theatre

Terry O’Toole Theatre was opened by acclaimed actor Jim Broadbent in 2002. The theatre is named in memory of Terry O’Toole, former headteacher at North Kesteven Academy, who was a passionate supporter of the Arts.