Summer Season 2019

25TH JULY - 31ST AUGUST 2019

This summer join us for a season of cinematographic delights both old and new

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

Thursday, 25 July, 2019

By Stefano Massini. 6.45pm. All tickets £10

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

Season Complete

CALAMITY JANE: OPENING NIGHT SPECIAL LIFE MEMBERS EVENT

Friday, 26 July, 2019

With Doris Day and Howard Keel. 6.45pm for Pimms and canapés. Some tickets available for £12. Black tie.

Running Time:
101 minutes
Year of Release:
1953
Rated:
U

Season Complete

PETERLOO

Saturday, 27 July, 2019

Mike Leigh’s compelling and epic story of the 1819 Peterloo massacre, wherein the authorities over-reacted to a peaceful demonstration. With Maxine Peake and Rory Kinnear.

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

Season Complete

ARCHITECTURE FOR PLEASURE - THE WALK

Monday, 29 July, 2019

.Led by JB. 6pm. Meet at Town Pump £5

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

Season Complete

BALLERINA

Tuesday, 30 July, 2019

An engaging French animation delightfully set in a Victorian Paris and featuring the Opéra and a half-built Eiffel Tower. Felicie, a young orphan girl, has a passion to dance and Victor is a boy who wants to be an inventor.

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

Season Complete

LES VACANCES DE MONSIEUR HULOT (MONSIEUR HULOT'S HOLIDAY)

Thursday, 1 August, 2019

Jacques Tati’s gentle comedy depicting a shy bachelor’s seaside holiday in France in the 1950s. bw

Running Time:
83 minutes
Year of Release:
1953
Rated:
U

Season Complete

THE LADYKILLERS

Friday, 2 August, 2019

With Alec Guinness as Prof.Markus, Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Cecil Parker and Katie Johnson as Mrs Wilberforce. Directed by Alexander McKendrick.

Running Time:
91 minutes
Year of Release:
1955
Rated:
U

Season Complete

FISHERMAN'S FRIENDS

Saturday, 3 August, 2019

Great British comedy featuring ten Cornish fishermen who achivee a top ten hit with a recording of sea shanties. With James Purefoy.

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

Season Complete

ARCHITECTURE FOR PLEASURE - THE TALK

Monday, 5 August, 2019

By JOHN BENNETT. 7.15pm, E.P.P £5

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

Season Complete

FAIRY TALE - A TRUE STORY

Tuesday, 6 August, 2019

Charming story of the involvement of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with the girls who photographed fairies. With Peter O’Toole, Harvey Keitel and Paul McGann.

Running Time:
99 minutes
Year of Release:
1997
Rated:
PG

Season Complete

THE MISSIONARY

Thursday, 8 August, 2019

Michael Palin’s hilarious Edwardian story of a vicar ministering to fallen women in the East End. With Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Trevor Howard & Michael Hordern.

Running Time:
90 minutes
Year of Release:
1982
Rated:
15

Season Complete

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

Friday, 9 August, 2019

Great film featuring a chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the 1985 Live Aid concert. Rami Malek is Freddy Mercury.

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

Season Complete

HOTEL DU LAC

Saturday, 10 August, 2019

Anna Massey, Denholm Elliott, Googie Withers, Julia Mackenzie and Irene Handl in an excellent film of the Anita Brookner novel about an authoress staying in a Swiss hotel.

Running Time:
75 minutes
Year of Release:
1986
Rated:
PG

Season Complete

THE SOUTHWOLD RAILWAY, 1879 – 1929 A TALK

Monday, 12 August, 2019

A TALK by JOHN RIDGWAY. 7.15pm £5

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

Season Complete

THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS

Tuesday, 13 August, 2019

Jack Black and Cate Blanchett in a magical adventure in which Lewis helps his uncle to locate a clock with strange and catastrophic powers.

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

Season Complete

TOAST

Thursday, 15 August, 2019

Helena Bonham Carter and Ken Stott in the entertaining, and largely true, story of the young TV cook Nigel Slater and his journey toward becoming a chef.

Running Time:
96 minutes
Year of Release:
2010
Rated:
PG

Season Complete

HAYFEVER

Friday, 16 August, 2019

Classic Noël Coward comedy with Penelope Keith, Paul Eddington, Joan Simms and Patricia Hodge. Unexpected weekend guests arrive at the Bliss residence in Cookham.

Running Time:
91 minutes
Year of Release:
1984
Rated:
PG

Season Complete

THE WHITE CROW

Saturday, 17 August, 2019

Ralph Fiennes with Oleg Ivenko as Rudolf Nureyev in the true story of his defection to the West from Paris in 1961. Occasional subtitles

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

Season Complete

THE WIZARD OF OZ

Tuesday, 20 August, 2019

Eighty years on, the Judy Garland story continues to captivate. Follow the yellow brick road.

Running Time:
102 minutes
Year of Release:
1939
Rated:
PG

Season Complete

CINEMA PARADISO

Thursday, 22 August, 2019

Tornatore’s great classic featuring a Sicilian cinema and the young boy who helps in the projection box in the 1940s and becomes a director. With Philippe Noiret.

Running Time:
155 minutes
Year of Release:
1988
Rated:
15

Season Complete

MAMMA MIA SINGALONG

Friday, 23 August, 2019

The first Abba Fest and an opportunity to join in with all the great songs. With Meryl Streep, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth etc. Dress up if you like.

Running Time:
108 minutes
Year of Release:
2008
Rated:
12A

Season Complete

CATCH 22

Saturday, 24 August, 2019

Mike Nicholls’ excellent film version of the great Joseph Heller novel and featuring Orson Welles, Martin Balsam, Art Garfunkel, Alan Arkin and Bob Newhart as Major Major.

Running Time:
122 minutes
Year of Release:
1970
Rated:
15

Season Complete

POLLYANNA

Tuesday, 27 August, 2019

A young girl comes to stay with her aunt and has a beneficial effect on an uptight community, enabling others to see the best in things. With Hayley Mills and Jane Wyman

Running Time:
134 minutes
Year of Release:
1960
Rated:
U

Season Complete

COLD COMFORT FARM

Thursday, 29 August, 2019

Excellent film of the Stella Gibbons novel featuring a farmful of eccentrics, with great cast including Kate Beckinsale, Eileen Atkins and Stephen Fry.

Running Time:
105 minutes
Year of Release:
1995
Rated:
PG

Season Complete

DOG DAYS

Friday, 30 August, 2019

An entertaining, heartwarming comedy featuring aome lovable canines in Los Angeles. and their owners. A sort of Dog Actually.

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

Season Complete

RED JOAN

Saturday, 31 August, 2019

The fictional character of Joan Stanley is based on the real life exposure of Melita Norwood as a long-term British spy working for the KGB. With Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson.

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

Season Complete

2019 Season Dates

WINTER

JANUARY 15TH - APRIL 20TH

SPRING

MAY 3RD - JUNE 29TH

SUMMER

TBC

AUTUMN

TBC

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.