Autumn Season 2019

OCTOBER 18TH - DECEMBER 28TH 2019

A wonderful mix of classic and modern films for you to enjoy this Autumn. BOOKING BY PHONE FROM TUESDAY 15TH OCTOBER AFTER 2PM

SOUTH PACIFIC

Friday, 18 October, 2019

Delightful Rodgers and Hammerstein musical full of great songs and featuring Rossano Brazzi and Mitzi Gaynor. Fabulous cinematography - great on the big screen.

Running Time:
157 minutes
Year of Release:
1958
Rated:
U

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ROCKETMAN

Saturday, 19 October, 2019

Musical extravaganza with a brilliant Taron Egerton and Jamie Bell in entertaining biopic about Elton John.

Running Time:
121 minutes
Year of Release:
2019
Rated:
15

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WILD ROSE

Friday, 25 October, 2019

Jessie Buckley is great in this uplifting story of an off-the-rails Glasgow girl who wants to be a Nashville- style country singer. With Julie Walters and some great songs.

Running Time:
101 minutes
Year of Release:
2018
Rated:
15

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YESTERDAY

Saturday, 26 October, 2019

Danny Boyle directs this locally filmed love story, peppered with Beatles music and scripted by Richard Curtis. With Himesh Patel, Lily James and Kate McKinnon

Running Time:
116 minutes
Year of Release:
2019
Rated:
12A

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PASSPORT TO PIMLICO

Friday, 1 November, 2019

Stanley Holloway, Margaret Rutherford, and Barbara Murray, in classic Ealing comedy featuring a discovery that a part of London is a part of France.

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

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TOLKIEN

Saturday, 2 November, 2019

The early life of the renowned author J.R.R.Tolkien (John Ronald Reuel) and how the fantasy worlds he created arose out of that. Nicholas Hoult stars.

Running Time:
112 minutes
Year of Release:
2019
Rated:
12A

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: HANSARD

Thursday, 7 November, 2019

A new play by Simon Woods with Alex Jennings & Lindsay Duncan. Doors open at 6.45pm. All tickets £10

Running Time:
TBC minutes
Year of Release:
2019
Rated:
TBC

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LE RETOUR DU HEROS (RETURN OF THE HERO)

Friday, 8 November, 2019

Funny French comedy, set in 1809, in which Captain Neuville (Jean Dujardin from "The Artist") returns unexpectedly from the front. French with subtitles.

Running Time:
90 minutes
Year of Release:
2018
Rated:
12A

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MAIDEN

Saturday, 9 November, 2019

Stunning documentary about the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989 and featuring Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook who worked on charter boats, who became the skipper.

Running Time:
97 minutes
Year of Release:
2018
Rated:
PG

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MARIANNE & LEONARD - WORDS OF LOVE

Friday, 15 November, 2019

Highly regarded documentary about the love, music and poetry arising from the relationship of Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen who lived on the Greek island of Hydra in the 1960s. James Pyke was there and will introduce the film.

Running Time:
102 minutes
Year of Release:
2019
Rated:
12A

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NOISES OFF

Saturday, 16 November, 2019

Michael Frayn's story of the farce behind the farce in Peter Bogdanovich production featuring Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Denholm Elliott and Julie Haggerty.

Running Time:
101 minutes
Year of Release:
1992
Rated:
12A

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SNATCH

Friday, 22 November, 2019

Guy Ritchie directs this splendid British comedy thriller in which a giant diamond is stolen in Hatton Garden. With Mike Reid, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones and Brad Pitt

Running Time:
102 minutes
Year of Release:
2000
Rated:
18

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VITA AND VIRGINIA

Saturday, 23 November, 2019

Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki in the true story of the relationship between socialite Vita Sackville-West and author Virginia Woolf.

Running Time:
110 minutes
Year of Release:
2018
Rated:
12A

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MONTY PYTHON'S LIFE OF BRIAN

Friday, 29 November, 2019

Voted in a poll the funniest comedy film of all time, this classic originated so many of the gags that have entered into the culture. "What have the Romans ever done for us?" for example. Originally thought controversial but the humour was both respectful and affectionate.

Running Time:
94 minutes
Year of Release:
1979
Rated:
15

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THE LION KING

Saturday, 30 November, 2019

The impressive new animation featuring the young lion prince who flees his kingdom after the murder of his father only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Running Time:
118 minutes
Year of Release:
2019
Rated:
PG

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BLINDED BY THE LIGHT

Friday, 6 December, 2019

In the 1980s Javed, a teenager from Luton, discovers himself, and his family, through the music of Bruce Springsteen. Charming film. With Viveik Kalra

Running Time:
118 minutes
Year of Release:
2019
Rated:
12A

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CASABLANCA

Saturday, 7 December, 2019

We've shown it before and we'll show it again - the great Humphrey Bogart/Ingrid Bergman classic. "We'll always have Paris".

Running Time:
104 minutes
Year of Release:
1942
Rated:
PG

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APOLLO 11

Friday, 13 December, 2019

Amazing new documentary of the 1969 moon landing led by Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin with incredible cinematography and footage never seen before.

Running Time:
93 minutes
Year of Release:
2019
Rated:
U

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PETER'S FRIENDS

Saturday, 14 December, 2019

Kenneth Branagh directs this poignant, funny British comedy featuring a festive season reunion of Cambridge students ten years on. Great cast includes Branagh plus Stephen Fry, Hugh laurie, Imelda Staunton, Emma Thompson, Tony Slattery and Rita Rudner who wrote it.

Running Time:
101 minutes
Year of Release:
1992
Rated:
15

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IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

Friday, 27 December, 2019

James Stewart in the Frank Capra classic in which Clarence, an angel, demonstrates the value of George Bailey's life. With Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers

Running Time:
130 minutes
Year of Release:
1946
Rated:
PG

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MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET

Saturday, 28 December, 2019

Edmund Gwenn is Father Christmas in this uplifting classic New York Christmas story set in Macy's department store. With Maureen O'Hara & John Payne

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

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2019 Season Dates

WINTER

JANUARY 15TH - APRIL 20TH

SPRING

MAY 3RD - JUNE 29TH

SUMMER

TBC

AUTUMN

OCTOBER 18TH - DECEMBER 28TH 2019

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.