Autumn Season 2015

15th October - 28th December

A selection of varied films to excite and inspire during the long cold winter evenings

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - HAMLET

Thursday, 15 October, 2015

HAMLET. The acclaimed new production with Benedict Cumberbatch. All tickets £10. 6.45pm. Book early!

Running Time:
240 minutes
Year of Release:
2015
Rated:
SUITABLE FOR ALL

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THE GLENN MILLER STORY

Friday, 16 October, 2015

James Stewart as the great man in musical biopic with June Allyson. All the best music is featured and Louis Armstrong turns up somewhere.

Running Time:
115 minutes
Year of Release:
1954
Rated:
U

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WOMAN IN GOLD

Saturday, 17 October, 2015

Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds and Charles Dance in well-made, compelling film concerning the true recovery of the famous Klimt painting stolen by the Nazis in WW2 and indicating that something of the Nazi spirit is still alive and well in modern Austria.

Running Time:
109 minutes
Year of Release:
2015
Rated:
12A

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A LITTLE CHAOS

Friday, 23 October, 2015

Visual feast - costume, buildings and landscape - with Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts and Alan Rickman in tale of romance, gardening & water features in C17 Versailles.

Running Time:
117 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

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A ROYAL NIGHT OUT

Saturday, 24 October, 2015

A young Princess Elizabeth lets one’s hair down a bit with the crowd on VE night in 1945. With Emily Watson and Rupert Everett as King George. 2015. 97m. 12A

Running Time:
97 minutes
Year of Release:
2015
Rated:
12A

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HUE AND CRY

Friday, 30 October, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYesPG8Da_M

Remastered Ealing comedy showing an interesting post war London and a gang of bomb site boys unmasking a crook. With Alastair Sim and Harry Fowler. bw

Running Time:
82 minutes
Year of Release:
1947
Rated:
U

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FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

Saturday, 31 October, 2015

Here is the new film of the Thomas Hardy classic with Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts again, plus Tom Sturridge and Michael Sheen. 2015 119m. 12A

Running Time:
119 minutes
Year of Release:
2015
Rated:
12A

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THE COMEDY MAN

Friday, 6 November, 2015

Kenneth More, Dennis Price, Cecil Parker and Billie Whitelaw in entertaining 1960s story featuring comedy and romance in the acting profession. bw

Running Time:
92 minutes
Year of Release:
1964
Rated:
X

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DANNY COLLINS

Saturday, 7 November, 2015

Based on a true story, Al Pacino plays an ageing 70s rockstar who, following the discovery of a long lost letter from John Lennon, decides to rebuild his life and career. Entertaining film with Christopher Plummer and Annette Bening (last seen here in Open Range).

Running Time:
106 minutes
Year of Release:
2015
Rated:
15

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LES COMPERES

Friday, 13 November, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xb8BI4IKX3k

A young and handsome Gerard Depardieu teams up with Pierre Richard in funny Francis Veber comedy in which two men are persuaded to seek a woman’s runaway son, each believing themselves to be the boy’s father.French with subtitles

Running Time:
92 minutes
Year of Release:
1983
Rated:
PG

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MR HOLMES

Saturday, 14 November, 2015

Set in 1947, Ian McKellen as an ancient Sherlock, retired to Sussex with a housekeeper (not Mrs H) and taking up the threads of an unsolved crime. With Laura Linney. 2015. 104m. PG

Running Time:
104 minutes
Year of Release:
2015
Rated:
PG

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - OF MICE AND MEN

Thursday, 19 November, 2015

All tickets £10. 6.45pm.

Running Time:
UNKNOWN minutes
Year of Release:
2015
Rated:
SUITABLE FOR ALL

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BENDY CARAVANS AND EVERLASTING PENS

Friday, 20 November, 2015

Made locally by Nick Murray Brown, a fascinating documentary about Evered Wigg, an inventor who ran the Kinnodrome Cinema in Kessingland for many years. Nick Murray Brown will be there to introduce it.

Running Time:
100 minutes
Year of Release:
2015
Rated:
U

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KINGSMAN - THE SECRET SERVICE

Saturday, 21 November, 2015

Action-packed adventure in the James Bond tradition and living up well to the genre. With Colin Firth, Mark Strong and Michael Caine. 2014. 129m. 15

Running Time:
129 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

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THE THIRD MAN

Friday, 27 November, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ihlku1aKpRg

Grahame Greene story with Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Trevor Howard and Bernard Lee in the great “noir” classic which has now been remastered and looks brand new. Dum-di-dum-di-dum. Di-dum. Directed by Carol Reed. bw

Running Time:
93 minutes
Year of Release:
1949
Rated:
PG

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X PLUS Y

Saturday, 28 November, 2015

Featuring a young mathematical boy prodigy, this very good film concerns love, life and mathematics. With Sally Hawkins, Rafe Spall and Eddie Marsan. Recommended. 2014. 111m. 12A

Running Time:
111 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

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ELMER GANTRY

Friday, 4 December, 2015

A fast-talking travelling salesman convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be a convincing preacher for her cause. With Burt Lancaster and Jean Simmons. 1960. 141m. PG

Running Time:
141 minutes
Year of Release:
1960
Rated:
PG

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LOVE AND MERCY

Saturday, 5 December, 2015

Recapturing the Sixties with the musical story of the Beach Boys and featuring all the songs. With Paul Dano and John Cusack. 2014. 121m. 12A

Running Time:
121 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

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JANE EYRE

Tuesday, 8 December, 2015

All tickets £10. 6.45pm

Running Time:
UNKNOWN minutes
Year of Release:
2015
Rated:
SUITABLE FOR ALL

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KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS

Friday, 11 December, 2015

A tale of serial murder with Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood and Alec Guinness playing a virtuoso eight parts, all brilliant. bw

Running Time:
106 minutes
Year of Release:
1949
Rated:
U

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CINDERELLA

Saturday, 12 December, 2015

Kenneth Branagh directs this good-looking new version featuring Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter and Derek Jacobi. 2015. 105m. PG

Running Time:
105 minutes
Year of Release:
2015
Rated:
PG

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THE BISHOP'S WIFE

Monday, 28 December, 2015

Cary Grant, David Niven and Loretta Young in Christmas tale featuring the intervention of an angel in earthly matters. Worthy festive follow-up to “It’s a Wonderful Life” and, surprisingly, not better known. bw

Running Time:
109 minutes
Year of Release:
1947
Rated:
U

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2018 Season Dates

WINTER

26th January to 31st March

SPRING

20th April to 6th June

SUMMER

27th July to 1st September

AUTUMN

19th October to 15th December

Seasons

The Society runs three ten week seasons a year, Autumn, Winter and Spring, with films on Friday and Saturday nights. Also a five week summer season showing films on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Friday and Saturdays. There is a break of about three weeks between seasons with entertaining tours of the building being organised during those periods. Occasionally we have a one day Film Festival, recent examples being “Ealing”, “Hitchcock”, and “Westfest”. In the summer we usually have a silent film accompanied by Tom Horton at the organ.

Ticket Prices

Stalls - Front Row = £6.00

Stalls - B-H = £7.00

Circle = £8.00

Royal Box = £15.00

Membership is required to book tickets.

Become a member

We run as a club, but there is no waiting list and anyone over 16 can join. Under 16s can attend as guests. The annual subscription is £10 but you can join for a season for £3.

Take the tour

Entertaining tours of the building are organised in our out of season periods . Click here to find out when the next one is.