Winter Season 2019

JANUARY 15TH - APRIL 20TH 2019

Join us for a season of inspiring films, both old and new

NT LIVE - WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD II

Tuesday, 15 January, 2019

Simon Russell Beale plays the king – live from the Almeida Theatre. Doors open at 6.45 for 7pm start. All seats £10

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

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CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

Friday, 25 January, 2019

Charming & entertaining film in which Ewan MacGregor, as an adult Christopher Robin, once more encounters Winnie-the-Pooh & co plus the Hundred Acre Wood.

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

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STANLEY'S WAR - A SUFFOLK STORY

Saturday, 26 January, 2019

Tim Curtis (“Life on the Deben”) directs this compelling true story of soldiers from Suffolk during WW1. Plus Buster Keaton“Sherlock Junior”.

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

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NT LIVE - I’M NOT RUNNING

Thursday, 31 January, 2019

Sian Brooke in a new David Hare political drama live from the National Theatre. Doors open 6.45pm for 7pm start. All seats £10

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

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THE BEAUTIFUL FANTASTIC

Friday, 1 February, 2019

Quirky and captivating story in which a young librarian forms an unlikely friendship, involving a garden, with a cantankerous rich old widower. With Jessica Brown Findlay, Anna Chancellor, Andrew Scott and Tom Wilkinson. Really brilliant film.

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

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THE LAST EMPEROR

Saturday, 2 February, 2019

The true story of Pu-yi, the last emperor of China, brought up in the Forbidden City (where filming was surprisingly permitted) but deposed in the revolution. With John Lone, Joan Chen and Peter O’Toole. Incredible cinematography. Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.

Running Time:
163 minutes
Year of Release:
1987
Rated:
15

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THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY

Friday, 8 February, 2019

Poignant love story based on the Robert James Waller novel with Clint Eastwood (who also directs) and Meryl Streep. A married woman has a chance encounter which changes her life.

Running Time:
135 minutes
Year of Release:
1995
Rated:
12

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THE MALTESE FALCON

Saturday, 9 February, 2019

John Huston directs Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade in the Dashiell Hammett story set in San Francisco. With Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet & Peter Lorre. bw

Running Time:
100 minutes
Year of Release:
1941
Rated:
PG

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THE WIFE

Friday, 15 February, 2019

A wife examines her life choices as she travels with her husband to Stockholm where he has been nominated for a Nobel prize. With Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce.

Running Time:
100 minutes
Year of Release:
2017
Rated:
15

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I'M ALL RIGHT JACK

Saturday, 16 February, 2019

A comic masterpiece which parodies political and class attitudes of the time but which are not really that different today. With Peter Sellers as doughty shop steward Fred Kite plus Irene Handl, Terry-Thomas, Margaret Rutherford, Ian Carmichael and the marvellous Liz Fraser. bw

Running Time:
105 minutes
Year of Release:
1959
Rated:
U

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KING OF THIEVES

Friday, 22 February, 2019

Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, Tom Courtenay, Jim Broadbent, Ray Winstone and Francesca Annis in the true story of the 2015 Hatton Garden heist.

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

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ISLE OF DOGS

Saturday, 23 February, 2019

Acclaimed animation featuring a Japanese boy searching for a lost dog. Stylish and idiosyncratic film in the traditon of “The Fantastic Mr Fox”. Compelling Wes Anderson film.

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

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COLETTE

Friday, 1 March, 2019

Set in an atmospheric fin de siecle Paris, Keira Knightley and Dominic West in the true story of the French novelist in a quest for love and recognition. Great drama and performances.

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

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JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN

Saturday, 2 March, 2019

Entertaining comedy with Rowan Atkinson, Ben Miller and Emma Thompson featuring the spy with an unusual lack of intelligence in the intelligence unit.

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

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PUZZLE

Friday, 8 March, 2019

A suburban mother discovers a passion for jigsaws which surprisingly leads her into a new life. Highly recommended. With Kelly MacDonald and Irrfan Khan.

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

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THE LEISURE SEEKER

Saturday, 9 March, 2019

The Leisure Seeker is the name of their campervan (RV in American). Heart-warming story with Donald Sutherland and Helen Mirren as an elderly retired couple taking off on holiday.

Running Time:
112 minutes
Year of Release:
2017
Rated:
15

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A STAR IS BORN

Friday, 15 March, 2019

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in the highly acclaimed remake of the musical love story in which a musician helps a young singer find stardom.

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

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WIDOWS

Saturday, 16 March, 2019

Liam Neeson, Elizabeth Debicki and Robert Duvall in a story of four Chicago widows who decide to put their fate in their own hands. Directed by Steve McQueen.

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

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BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

Friday, 22 March, 2019

A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the 1985 Live Aid concert. Rami Malek is Freddie Mercury.

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

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EYES OF ORSON WELLES

Saturday, 23 March, 2019

Excellent documentary by Mark Cousins delving deeply into the visual world of the extraordinary director, exploring his drawings, paintings and films. Great stuff!

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

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CRAZY RICH ASIANS

Friday, 29 March, 2019

Full of exotic locations in Singapore, a lively romantic comedy in which an American girl and her partner, who is more eligible than she thought, are to be wed.

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

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JULIET, NAKED

Saturday, 30 March, 2019

Based on a Nick Hornby novel, comedy romance with music as a girl from Broadstairs, encounters a cult US rock star with Chris O’Dowd, Rose Byrne and Ethan Hawke.

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

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JOUR DE FETE

Saturday, 20 April, 2019

The Jacques Tati classic featuring the annual village fair. bw

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

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2019 Season Dates

WINTER

JANUARY 15TH - APRIL 20TH

SPRING

TBC

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.