Autumn Season 2016

14th October - 27th December 2016

A wonderful mix of films old and new to inspire and delight

CHICK LIT

Friday, 14 October, 2016

Four guys, trying to save their local pub, adopt a female pseudonym and write a Fifty Shades style porno novel. With Miles Jupp, David Troughton, Dakota Blue Richards, John Hurt, Eileen Atkins, James Wilby. New British comedy by our old friend, local director Tony Britten.

Running Time:
96 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
15

Date has passed

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS

Saturday, 15 October, 2016

Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant in the true story of a New York heiress who, despite a lack of singing ability, dreams of being an opera singer and performing in Carnegie Hall. Entertaining stuff.

Running Time:
111 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
12A

Sold Out, Date has passed

SEPARATE TABLES

Friday, 21 October, 2016

First rate production with David Niven, Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, Wendy Hiller and Burt Lancaster in Terence Rattigan’s drama set in a Bournemouth hotel. bw

Running Time:
100 minutes
Year of Release:
1958
Rated:
PG

Sold Out, Date has passed

LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP

Saturday, 22 October, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhvyupqNhL8

Set in the 1790s, Kate Beckinsale as Jane Austen’s Lady Susan descends upon her in-laws’ estate and seeks a husband for her daughter. Good-looking period piece. With Chloe Sevigny and Stephen Fry.

Running Time:
82 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
PG

Sold Out, Date has passed

YELLOWBEARD

Friday, 28 October, 2016

Comic pirate romp, featuring the recovery of a treasure chest naturally, with a feast of comic talent including Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, John Cleese, Peter Cook, Spike Milligan, Marty Feldman, James Mason, Michael Hordern, Madeleine Kahn, Beryl Reid and Susannah York.

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

Sold Out, Date has passed

THE JUNGLE BOOK

Saturday, 29 October, 2016

Star voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley and Scarlett Johansson in this new but excellent version of the Rudyard Kipling story with some of the best, original songs.

Running Time:
106 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
PG

Date has passed

GOLDEN YEARS

Friday, 4 November, 2016

Pensioners seek an unorthodox way to replace their vanishing pensions. Excellent comedy with Bernard Hill, Virginia McKenna, Simon Callow, Una Stubbs, Alun Armstrong and Sue Johnston. Written by DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles.

Running Time:
96 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
U

Sold Out, Date has passed

OUR KIND OF TRAITOR

Saturday, 5 November, 2016

Gripping John Le Carre story featuring a university lecturer and his lawyer wife who inadvertently become involved with the Russian mafia whilst on holiday, and subsequently, MI6. With Ewan McGregor, Damien Lewis, Jeremy Northam, Mark Gatiss and Stellan Skarsgard.

Running Time:
108 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
15

Sold Out, Date has passed

OUR LITTLE SISTER

Friday, 11 November, 2016

Charming and beautiful Japanese tale of complex family events featuring three sisters and their half sister set against a fascinating backdrop of contemporary Japan and domestic life there. Elegantly directed by Hizokaru Koreeda. Japanese with subtitles

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

Date has passed

THE GENERAL

Saturday, 12 November, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99TdN8W6EAA

Buster Keaton’s American Civil War story featuring his inventive escapades with a steam locomotive. WITH LIVE ORGAN ACCOMPANIMENT BY TOM HORTON. bw.

Running Time:
67 minutes
Year of Release:
1926
Rated:
U

Sold Out, Date has passed

DELICATESSEN

Friday, 18 November, 2016

Surrealist black comedy directed by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet in their inimitable and visually inventive manner, both weird and wonderful to behold. French with subtitles.

Running Time:
96 minutes
Year of Release:
1991
Rated:
15

Date has passed

THE MONEY MONSTER

Saturday, 19 November, 2016

George Clooney and Julia Roberts play a financial TV show anchorman and his producer. Live on air the intervention of a ruined, and armed, investor leads to a gripping drama played out in real time before a mass audience.

Running Time:
98 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
15

Date has passed

SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET

Friday, 25 November, 2016

Brad Pitt as Heinrich Harrer, in the true story of an Austrian mountain climber and surveyor who escapes British imprisonment in 1939 and gains access to the forbidden city of Lhasa where he befriends the Dalai Lama. With David Thewlis. Fascinating and visually enjoyable film.

Running Time:
136 minutes
Year of Release:
1997
Rated:
12A

Date has passed

CATS

Saturday, 26 November, 2016

The London stage production of the celebrated Lloyd Webber musical based on the T.S.Eliot poems in “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats”. With Elaine Page and John Mills.

Running Time:
116 minutes
Year of Release:
1996
Rated:
U

Date has passed

ME BEFORE YOU

Friday, 2 December, 2016

Set in Pembrokeshire, Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin in highly rated story of a relationship between a girl and a quadriplegic man based on the Jojo Moyes novel.

Running Time:
110 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
12A

Date has passed

BARAKA

Saturday, 3 December, 2016

Ron Fricke’s amazing series of images taken from 24 countries around the world. The word means “blessing” or “essence of life” and this amazing compilation certainly makes the point.

Running Time:
96 minutes
Year of Release:
1992
Rated:
PG

Date has passed

MADELEINE

Friday, 9 December, 2016

David Lean film noir featuring Ann Todd in dramatic Victorian tale about a respectable middle class young woman who conducts a secret affair with a penniless Frenchman. 1950.101m. U. bw

Running Time:
101 minutes
Year of Release:
1950
Rated:
U

Call for tickets

SUNSET SONG

Saturday, 10 December, 2016

Terence Davies directs this visually stunning film of the Lewis Grassic Gibbon novel. in which the daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age before WW1. 2015 135m. 15

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

Call for tickets

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: NO MAN'S LAND

Thursday, 15 December, 2016

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in Harold Pinter’s comic tour de force. Doors open 6.45pm. All tickets £10.

Running Time:
150 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
12A

Sold Out

THE APARTMENT

Tuesday, 27 December, 2016

Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine and Fred MacMurray in Billy Wilder’s great comedy featuring a company employee who lends his flat to his boss for extramaritals. bw

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

Call for tickets

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.