Winter Season 2016

28th January- 26th March 2016

Welcome to the Winter Season 2016 with our usual mix of classic and modern films to tempt you

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES

Thursday, 28 January, 2016

Josie Rourke directs this irresistible tale of seduction, intrigue and betrayal . With a cast including Elaine Cassidy, Janet Mcteer and Dominic West. All tickets £10. Doors open at 6.45pm

Running Time:
minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
SUITABLE FOR ALL

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PAL JOEY

Friday, 29 January, 2016

Frank Sinatra as the night club compere who has to choose between Rita Hayworth and Kim Novak. Great Rodgers and Hart songs – The Lady is a Tramp, I Didn’t Know What Time It Was, There’s a Small Hotel, My Funny Valentine etc.

Running Time:
111 minutes
Year of Release:
1957
Rated:
U

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THE HOBBIT - BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES

Saturday, 30 January, 2016

By request, the final visual feast of this trilogy with Ian McKellen as Gandalf and Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins.

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

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GASLIGHT

Friday, 5 February, 2016

Gripping melodrama with great performances from Anton Walbrook and Diana Wynyard. Directed by Thorold Dickinson who managed to retain a print when Hollywood tried to suppress it to support its own 1944 version - which is not as good as this one! bw

Running Time:
84 minutes
Year of Release:
1940
Rated:
A

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STILL LIFE

Saturday, 6 February, 2016

A touching and poignant film featuring John May, a council case worker whose job it is to arrange funerals for those who die alone, and to seek out relatives and friends, a task which he pursues vigorously. With Eddie Marsan and Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey)

Running Time:
92 minutes
Year of Release:
2013
Rated:
12A

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DRAW ON SWEET NIGHT

Friday, 12 February, 2016

Lusty and musical 16th century story of madrigalist John Wilbye filmed locally at Kentwell Hall and other Suffolk locations. Written and directed by Norfolk filmmaker Tony Britten who will introduce the film and conduct some Q&A. With Mark Arend, Doon Mackichan, Nicky Henson and the music of I Fagiolini.

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

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HOTEL DU LAC

Saturday, 13 February, 2016

From the Anita Brookner novel Anna Massey, Patricia Hodge, Denholm Elliott and Irene Handl are guests, all brilliantly portrayed, at a Swiss lakeside hotel.

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

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UNDER MILK WOOD

Friday, 19 February, 2016

By request, Rhys Ifans and Charlotte Church in the new film version of the 1957 Dylan Thomas radio poem set in the fictional Welsh fishing village Llareggub

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

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STAYING ON

Saturday, 20 February, 2016

Delightfully acted film located in the beautiful mountain landscape of Northern India (Simla) and featuring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard as a couple staying on in India after the end of the Raj. With Saeed Jaffrey.

Running Time:
75 minutes
Year of Release:
1980
Rated:
PG

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - AS YOU LIKE IT

Thursday, 25 February, 2016

Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years. All tickets £10. Doors open at 6.45pm

Running Time:
minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
SUITABLE FOR ALL

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LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

Friday, 26 February, 2016

Ugo Tognazzi and Michel Serrault play an exotic male couple running a St. Tropez night club who have to simulate being traditional parents to impress their potential VIP parents-in-law. Brilliant comedy with Francis Veber screenplay. French with subtitles

Running Time:
110 minutes
Year of Release:
1978
Rated:
15

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45 YEARS

Saturday, 27 February, 2016

Shortly before their 45th wedding anniversary a couple receive a letter which has potentially life-changing contents. With Charlotte Rampling and David Courtenay.

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

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - HANGMEN

Thursday, 3 March, 2016

Following a sell out run at London's Royal Court Theatre, Olivier and Academy Award Winner Martin Mcdonagh returns to the West End with Matthew Dunster's award-winning production of his deeply funny new play Hangmen. In a small pub in the Northern English town of Oldham, Harry is something of a local celebrity. But what's the second best hangman in England to do on the day they've abolished hanging?! With electric performances from David Morrissey and Reece Shearsmith

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

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DR STRANGELOVE

Friday, 4 March, 2016

Peter Sellers is superlative in various guises, the President, Dr Strangelove the German scientist and the RAF captain, plus George C.Scott, Sterling Hayden and Slim Pickens in Stanley Kubrick’s brilliant black comedy. “You can’t fight in here – it’s the War Room”. bw

Running Time:
95 minutes
Year of Release:
1964
Rated:
PG

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THE PROGRAM

Saturday, 5 March, 2016

Stephen Frears directs this true story of an Irish sports journalist’s quest to expose the drug taking of Tour de France cyclist Lance Armstrong. With Dustin Hoffman, Chris O’Dowd and Ben Foster.

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

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MACBETH

Friday, 11 March, 2016

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard star in this high octane, visually stunning version of the Scottish Play.

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

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SUFFRAGETTE

Saturday, 12 March, 2016

Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep as some of the Edwardian exponents of the womens’ vote and experiencing a certain amount of brutality on the part of the State.

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

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BROOKLYN

Friday, 18 March, 2016

Romantic drama centred on an Irish immigrant in 1950s suburb of New York. With Saoirse Ronan, Jim Broadbent and Domhnall Gleeson. Screenplay by Nick Hornby.

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

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THE LADY IN THE VAN

Saturday, 19 March, 2016

Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings in Alan Bennett’s story of the woman who invaded his front garden in Camden Town. Directed by Nicholas Hytner.

PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE SHOWN AT THE USUAL TIME 7.15PM AND IN THE AFTERNOON THERE WILL BE AN ADDITIONAL MATINEE AT 3.15PM

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

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KISS ME KATE

Saturday, 26 March, 2016

Great MGM musical featuring Howard Keel and Kathryn Grayson as a pair of actors appearing in a Cole Porter version of the Taming of the Shrew. Includes, “From this Moment On”, “Too Darn Hot” , “Always True to You in My Fashion” and many more.

Running Time:
109 minutes
Year of Release:
1953
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.

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Circle = £8.00

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