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Tully (15)

Tully

DIRECTOR: Jason Reitman

WRITER: Diablo Cody

STARS: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston, Mark Duplass, Emily Haine, Crystal Lonneberg


Marlo is a New York suburbanite who's about to give birth to her third child. Her husband, Ron, is loving and works hard, but remains clueless about the demands that motherhood puts on his wife. When the baby is born, Marlo's wealthy brother hires a nighttime nanny named Tully to help his sister handle the workload. Hesitant at first, Marlo soon learns to appreciate all that Tully does -- forming a special bond with her new, lifesaving friend.


Sharply observed but tenderly realised, Tully brings back the Reitman we knew and loved, represents Cody’s finest work since Juno, and reminds us why Theron deserved that 2004 Oscar. Dan Jolin, Empire



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80

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Friday 20 Jul 20187:30pm Book Now

Solo: A Star Wars Story (12A)

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Director: Ron Howard

Writers: Jonathan Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan

Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke


The Star Wars saga continues with another spin-off story. Like 2016's Rogue One, this is set long before the current crop of main films, winding back to when Han Solo was a would-be pilot on the planet Corellia.


Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission - the Millennium Falcon.



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family of four £22

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Saturday 21 Jul 20187:30pm Book Now

Through the Decades with Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly

Through the Decades with Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly

**Postponed due to unforseen circumstances. The show is rescheduled for Friday 8th February 2019. Please contact the box office for a refund**


Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly both grew up in the same part of Texas. They recorded their earlier work in the Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico, even at one point recording the same songs ‘An empty cup’ (and a broken date) as well as ‘You’ve Got Love’ both written by Roy Orbison.


The two Artists brought a unique Texas influence into their music and through their creative writing for both an individual sound was born!

Roy Orbison went on to write so many songs including ‘Only the Lonely’ & ‘Crying’. Buddy Holly in his short Career showed his writing talents, which earned him a place (13th) in ‘The Rolling Stone’ ‘100 Greatest Artist of all Time’!


Darren Page teams up with Marc Robinson who both have careers dedicated to Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly, performing all over Great Britain and around the world, they have come together to bring you a two hour uplifting show, that will entertain you with pure nostalgia with all their hits, and few earlier ones too!


Will Rock n Roll ever Die?  That’ll be the Day!


www.facebook.com/throughthedecadeswithroyandbuddy

www.amptheatreagency.co.uk

www.marcjrobinson.com

Twitter: @AMPRODUCTIONS4


Tickets £17

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Saturday 21 Jul 20187:30pm Book Now (Call Box Office)

Nostalgic Cinema: Summer Holiday (U)

Nostalgic Cinema: Summer Holiday

In partnership with Honiton Dementia Action Alliance. TRIP community transport can provide a lift to and from the film within Honiton. Please book a place with them on 01404 46529. Transport has kindly been sponsored by Co-Op Funeral care.



Director: Peter Yates

Writers: Peter Myers (original story and screenplay), Ronald Cass (original story and screenplay)

Stars: Cliff Richard, Lauri Peters, Melvyn Hayes


A fabulous 60s Musical - 4 London Bus mechanics strike up a deal with London Transport. They do up a double decker London Bus, drive it around Europe as a hotel and if they make it they will own and be in charge of a whole fleet.


Dementia Friendly Cinemas have proven to be very therapeutic for people with memory problems and their families. Besides engaging the brain and stimulating emotions, being part of an audience enjoying a film helps people with dementia and their carers to feel less isolated and also challenges the stigma associated with the condition.


Whilst promoted as a dementia friendly screening, it is open to anyone who loves the old films and wants to come along for an afternoon of fond memories.



Tickets £3.50. Free tea and biscuits


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Friday 27 Jul 20182:00pm Book Now

The Bookshop (PG)

The Bookshop

Director: Isabel Coixet

Screenplay: Isabel Coixet

Stars: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson, Hunter Tremayne, Honor Kneafsey, James Lance


Goya award for best film, best director, best original score. Oscar and Golden Globe Nominee.


Based on critically acclaimed novel by Penelope Fitzgerald. Florence Green, a free-spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop -- the first such shop in the sleepy seaside town of Hardborough, England. But this mini social revolution soon brings her fierce enemies: she invites the hostility of the town's less prosperous shopkeepers and also crosses Mrs. Gamart, Harborough's vengeful, embittered alpha female who is a wannabe doyenne of the local arts scene.



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family of four £22

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Friday 27 Jul 20187:30pm Book Now

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

A FAMILY MUSICAL


Following the sell-out success of Annie (August 2017), Honiton Community Theatre Company return to The Beehive with another smash-hit family musical this summer. Recently seen at the London Palladium, the hit musical has a score by Stiles and Drewe (Mary Poppins, Betty Blue Eyes) and book by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey).


This riotous family comedy follows the impulsive Mr. Toad whose insatiable need for speed lands him in serious trouble. With his beloved home under threat for the notorious Chief Weasel and his gang of sinister Wild Wooders, Toad must attempt a daring escape leading to a series of misadventures and a heroic battle to recapture Toad Hall.


Join Ratty, Mole, Badger, Toad and Mrs Otter on the adventure of their lives, to free toad from captivity and re-take Toad Hall.


"A triumph of a production" (NODA on Annie)


Director | Sally Cregan

Musical Director | Ian Crew

Choregoraphers | Sarah Pottinger

Producer | Lauren Craig


Tickets: Adult £12, Under 18 £8

Accessible seating available by calling the box office


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The Tale of the Cockatrice

The Tale of the Cockatrice

Mumblecrust Theatre Company


Deep in the vaults of an ancient priory, a hideous creature awakens... Brave knights flee in terror! Can a humble nun defeat the beast? Two muddle-headed storytellers use breathtaking puppetry, boisterous and beautiful live music and general tomfoolery to create this dark and winding fable for monster-lovers young and old!


WINNER Best of Brighton Fringe 2017


“a fascinating world of intrigue, mystique and fantasy” – Primary Times


“A genuine work of art… everything about the performance screamed creativity” ***** The Voice


“A wonderful introduction to the world of puppets and object theatre.” **** Broadway Baby


Mumblecrust Theatre is an award-winning theatre company based in the South West of England. Co-Artistic Directors Katie Underhay and Anthony Burbridge came together to fill a niche in children’s theatre, where slightly older children often get left out.


Suitable for ages 5+ including adults.


Tickets: Adult £9, Under 16 £7  

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Thursday 9 Aug 20186:00pm Book Now

Ocean's 8 (12A)

Ocean's 8

DIRECTOR: Gary Ross

WRITERS: Gary Ross (screenplay by), Olivia Milch (screenplay by)

STARS: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Richard Armitage. Elliott Gould


Five years, eight months, 12 days and counting -- that's how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it's going to take -- a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists, including jeweller Amita, street con Constance, suburban mum Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target -- a necklace that's worth more than $150 million.



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family of four £22

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Friday 10 Aug 20187:30pm Book Now

Patrick (PG)

Patrick

DIRECTOR: Mandie Fletcher

SCREENPLAY: Mandie Fletcher, Paul de Vos, Vanessa Davies

STARS: Ed Skrein, Gemma Jones, Jennifer Saunders, Beattie Edmondson, Cherie Lunghi, Emilia Jones, Tom Bennett


Family Film. Sarah Francis is a young woman whose life is a bit of a mess. The last thing she needs is someone else to look after, let alone someone who dribbles, snores and eats from the kitchen trash. Yet, like it or not, her grandmother has left Sarah her prized possession, a very spoilt pug named Patrick. Surely she must have had her reasons?! Apparently not, as this four-legged friend proceeds to cause chaos in all aspects of Sarah’s life. But then something remarkable happens as Patrick, with all his stubby, stumpy attitude, begins to turn her life around.



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family of four £22

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Saturday 11 Aug 20187:30pm Book Now

The Magic Garden

The Magic Garden

Written and performed by Mark and Marie Cassidy


The teddy bears are going to have a picnic in the Magic Garden under the shade of a magic tree, which is home to fairies and some adorable woodland creatures. The children in the audience agree to keep watch to keep it safe but a knotted handkerchief reminds Mr. Forget-me-not to cut down the tree so they can all stay longer in the sunshine. Luckily Auntie Mimi has a plan and, with the help of some woodland creatures and the children, they prevent a disaster to an invisible fairy world which only they can see.


This is an interactive, multi-sensory show with puppets and music, which is sure to delight the whole family, from babies to grandparents, but especially suited to children aged 2 to 6 years. The show lasts one hour and the children will be spellbound as the garden beautifully reveals its mystery.


In 2017 Boo to a Goose Theatre received Arts Council funding to tour this show across Devon libraries. As a result, the show was chosen as an example of the best Arts Council funded family activities in the UK #NationalLotteryDays: Ten Great Days Out.


What our audiences say:


'We'd love you to come back.'

'Brilliant! Very hard to please 4 year old was transfixed!'

‘Cannot recommend this company enough. They kept 30 children aged from 2 to 7 years entertained for an hour - the kids loved it.’

'All the children were completely engaged'

'I don't know how you do it - it's magic.'

'Beautiful.'

'The babies just loved watching the little animals and butterflies.'

'My son was so captivated - he was shouting: “No, don't chop the tree!” ’

'Can you do it again?'



Suitable for families with children aged 2 to 6 years

(older and younger children also welcome)


General Admission: £5

Price above is inclusive of a small booking fee

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Thursday 16 Aug 201810:30am Book Now

The Breadwinner (12A)

The Breadwinner

Director: Nora Twomey

Writers: Anita Doron (screenplay), Deborah Ellis (screen story)

Stars: Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus

Produced in association with Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie


Academy Award Nominee for best animated feature film.


The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana disguises herself as a boy in order to support her family. With dauntless perseverance, Parvana draws strength from the stories her father told her, and ultimately risks her life to discover if he is still alive. Equal parts thrilling and spellbinding, The Breadwinner is a timely and inspiring tale about the transcendent power of stories, and their potential to unite and heal us all.


This gorgeously animated but unflinching tale of a young girl's courage under Taliban rule is a poignant, important reminder about the violence that girls and women face in extreme patriarchies.

(Common Sense Media)


"Nothing short of exceptional" (Variety)


"Captivating. Luminous. A work of striking beauty." (Los Angeles Times)



Read Common Sense Media review for parents guide.


Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family of four £22

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Friday 17 Aug 20186:30pm Book Now

Andre Rieu 'Amore' (12A)

Andre Rieu 'Amore'

Screening of 2018 Concert ‘Amore, My Tribute to Love’ in the Netherlands


One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened in over 2000 cinemas worldwide as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love. The Beehive is showing the recording of this event in August.


‘Amore, My Tribute to Love’, is the renowned violinists tribute to his love for music, and his love for both of his families; his wife and children, and of course for his Johann Strauss Orchestra, who he has performed with for over 30 years. It follows on from the release of his album ‘Amore’ last year, which features his own versions of classic love songs, from the worlds of popular and classical music.


The unforgettable concerts that take place in André’s hometown of

Maastricht in the Netherlands are a sight to behold. Set against the

incredible backdrop of the medieval town square, fans fl ock annually

from all corners of the world to watch André perform with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, as well as sopranos, tenors, and some very special guests. The concerts are packed full of humour, fun and emotion for all ages.


This annual celebration of music that is like no other is also experienced every year in full by hundreds of thousands of fans across the world from the comfort of their local cinema, also treated to some very special behind the scenes extras.


Good Morning Britain presenter Charlotte Hawkins hosts the

presentation, interviewing fans and soaking up the joyous atmosphere that bursts right through the cinema screen – as well as catching an exclusive chat with André the moment he steps off stage!


Tickets £10

Accessible seating available by calling the box office

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Saturday 18 Aug 20183:00pm Book Now
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INCREDIBLES 2 (PG)

INCREDIBLES 2

Director/Writer: Brad Bird

Stars (voice): Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Sophia Bush


Everyone’s favourite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2” – but this time Helen (Elastigirl) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life. It’s a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers.


When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again—which is easier said than done, even when they’re all Incredible.



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family Ticket £22

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Friday 24 Aug 20182:00pm Book Now
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The Darkside of Pink Floyd.

The Darkside of Pink Floyd.

One of the UK's top tribute bands.


The Darkside of Pink Floyd are a touring band dedicated to the accurate reproduction of the best Pink Floyd LIVE performances, ranging from the critically acclaimed Pulse Tour (1993) to awesome individual tracks such as ‘Echoes’ taken from David Gilmour’s 2006 “On an Island” tour and ‘Mother’ from Roger Waters “The Wall” tour of 2010/2011.


They are a regular feature at major National music venues, festivals and theatres. Coupled with an amazing and atmospheric light and video show, be prepared for an unforgettable, emotional 2½ hour rollercoaster ride!


“... took you to planet Floyd and kept you there ... “ Lemonrock


“… the best tribute of all for one of the world’s  greatest groups … “ The North Devon Journal


“… music and visuals brought a lump to the throat …”  This is South Devon (Kents Cavern Gig)




Tickets: £16.50 in advance, £18 On the door (seated)

Accessible seating available from the box office

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Saturday 25 Aug 20187:30pm Book Now

Nostalgic Cinema: The Railway Children (U)

Nostalgic Cinema: The Railway Children

DIRECTOR: Lionel Jeffries

WRITERS: E. Nesbit (celebrated novel), Lionel Jeffries (screenplay)

STARS: Dinah Sheridan, Bernard Cribbins, William Mervyn, Jenny Agutter, Iain Cuthbertson


1970 Family Drama. After Charles Waterbury (Iain Cuthbertson) is imprisoned on false charges of selling state secrets, his wife (Dinah Sheridan) must move to a small house near a railway station. The Waterbury children -- Bobbie (Jenny Agutter), Phyllis (Sally Thomsett) and Peter (Gary Warren) -- occupy themselves watching the trains, even befriending a gentleman (William Mervyn) who frequents the station. When the children discover what has happened to their father, their new friend provides key assistance.


Dementia Friendly Cinemas have proven to be very therapeutic for people with memory problems and their families. Besides engaging the brain and stimulating emotions, being part of an audience enjoying a film helps people with dementia and their carers to feel less isolated and also challenges the stigma associated with the condition.


Whilst promoted as a dementia friendly screening, it is open to anyone who loves the old films and wants to come along for an afternoon of fond memories.


Tickets £3.80 (includes a booking charge of 30p). Free tea and biscuits

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Friday 31 Aug 20182:00pm Book Now

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG)

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Director/Writer: Ol Parker

Stars: Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Cher, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Julie Walters, Christine Baranski, Dominic Cooper


Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again.


Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie grossed more than $600 million around the world, you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA.


The film's original cast return along with new additions including Lily James, Andy Garcia and Oscar winner Cher.


Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again picks up the story with Sophie pregnant and not sure how she’s going to cope. But her mother’s story might give her some pointers...


Moving between past and present, we follow Sophie as she tries to come to terms with her situation, and also see how Donna did it all those years ago, falling in love and building a home for her family on their sun-soaked island.





Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family Ticket £22


Accessible seating available by calling the box office

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NT Live: Julie (15)

NT Live: Julie

National Theatre Live Cinema Screening


Julie

by Polly Stenham after Strindberg


Director: Vanessa Kirby, Eric Kofi


Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National Theatre to cinemas.


Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival.


This new version of August Strindberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.


Show image photograph (Vanessa Kirby and Eric Kofi Abrefa) by Rosaline Shahnavaz.


Note: This performance contains strobe lighting.


Tickets: Adult £15.30, Student £12.30 (includes a booking charge of 30p)

Accessible seating available by calling the box office


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Thursday 6 Sep 20187:00pm Book Now

Leave No Trace (PG)

Leave No Trace

DIRECTOR: Debra Granik

BASED ON: My Abandonment; by Peter Rock

STARS: Ben Foster, Jeff Kober, Dale Dickey, Isaiah Stone, Dana Millican, Thomasin McKenzie


A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Ore, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.


A deeply affecting story. (New York Post)


Debra Granik is the exceptional film-maker who directed Winter’s Bone in 2010, launching the career of Jennifer Lawrence, and now she returns with this deeply intelligent, complex, finely tuned and observed movie, adapted by Granik and her screenwriting partner, Anne Rosellini, from the novel My Abandonment by Peter Rock. (The Guardian)


Foster and McKenzie seem almost symbiotic here, with the young actress delivering a startlingly confident performance that is, by every measure, the equal of Fosters' (Washington Post)



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family of four £22 (includes a booking charge of 30p)

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Friday 7 Sep 20187:30pm Book Now

The John Walker Band (JW3)

The John Walker Band (JW3)

The John Walker band making their Beehive debut in aid of Honiton Community Theatre Company. Join us for a night of rocking, rolling and rollicking. Dance til sunset and raise money for a good cause.


The John Walker Band (JW3) comprise the smooth vocal tones of John Walker, Tony Woollard on guitar and vocals and Andy Bearne on guitar and vocals. The band have been together for twelve years and are based in Wellington, Somerset.


The Band cover favourite songs by artists such as Simon and Garfunkel, the Bee Gees, the Beatles, the Eagles, Bryan Adams, Dire Straits, Elvis, America, Neil Diamond, Neil Young, Steve Harley, The Everly Brothers, The Rolling Stones and many more.


Special guest for this show will be David White who will join them on keyboards. The show will also feature guest vocalists from Honiton Community Theatre Company.


Doors open 7pm. Cabaret Seating with space for dancing.

Tickets: £10

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Saturday 8 Sep 20187:30pm Book Now

Mary Shelley (12A)

Mary Shelley

DIRECTOR: Haifaa al-Mansour

WRITTEN BY: Emma Jensen

STARS: Elle Fanning, Maisie Williams, Douglas Booth, Joanne Froggatt, Stephen Dillane, Bel Powley


Mary Wollstonecraft's family disapproves when she and poet Percy Shelley announce their love for each other. The family is horrified when it finds that the couple has eloped, accompanied by Mary's half-sister, Claire. While staying in the home of Lord Byron at Lake Geneva, the guests are challenged to write a ghost story, which leads Mary to conceive her novel "Frankenstein."


Elle Fanning impresses as the title character in Mary Shelley and with a new generation of feminists discovering both Mary and her mother, the story is ripe for retelling. (Mail Online)


Fanning has a superb presence as Mary, revealing her blazing intellect and social passion with some nicely complex layers.'(Shadows on the Wall)



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family Ticket £22

Accessible seating available by calling the box office




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Friday 14 Sep 20187:30pm Book Now

Mission Impossible -Fallout (12A)

Mission Impossible -Fallout

Director: Christopher McQuarrie

Writers: Christopher McQuarrie, Bruce Geller

Stars: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Henry Cavill, Michelle Monaghan, Simon Pegg, Angela Bassett


The best intentions often come back to haunt you as Ethan Hunt, his IMF team and some familiar allies find themselves in a race against time after a mission goes wrong.


A spectacular outing for the death-defying Tom Cruise (Digital Spy)



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family Ticket £22

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Saturday 15 Sep 20187:30pm Book Now

Nostalgic Cinema: Gigi (U)

Nostalgic Cinema: Gigi

DIRECTOR: Vincente Minnelli

WRITERS: Alan Jay Lerner (screen play), Colette (based on the novella by)

STARS: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Eva Gabor, Hermione Gingold


1958 Musical Comedy. Gaston (Louis Jourdan) is a restless Parisian playboy who moves from one mistress to another, while also spending time with Gigi (Leslie Caron), a precocious younger friend learning the ways of high society. The platonic relationship between Gaston and Gigi changes, however, when she matures, but the possibility of something lasting seems unlikely since he won't commit to one woman. Gigi refuses to be anyone's mistress, however, and Gaston must choose between her and his carefree lifestyle.


Dementia Friendly Cinemas have proven to be very therapeutic for people with memory problems and their families. Besides engaging the brain and stimulating emotions, being part of an audience enjoying a film helps people with dementia and their carers to feel less isolated and also challenges the stigma associated with the condition.


Whilst promoted as a dementia friendly screening, it is open to anyone who loves the old films and wants to come along for an afternoon of fond memories.



Tickets £3.80 (includes a booking charge of 30p). Free tea and biscuits



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Friday 21 Sep 20182:00pm Book Now

Bobby Socks and Blue Jeans

Bobby Socks and Blue Jeans

Bobby Socks and Blue Jeans is a sensational and exciting Live Music production featuring over 40 Smash Hits of the fabulous '50s & '60s.


This dynamic show stars the amazing impressions of Kytsun Wolfe, featuring Cliff Richard, Billy Fury, Adam Faith, Elvis, Roy Orbison, The Beatles, The Hollies, The Searchers, Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Bee Gees and many many more. Plus the fabulous all girl group The Pony Tails and the hottest band in town, The Pennies, some of the most celebrated and talented musicians and performers in the world of professional entertainment, who, with incredible accuracy, recreate the most popular time in music.


This electrifying show lights up the stage for over two magical hours with Hit after Hit after Hit, bringing back all those unforgettable and wonderful memories that every......Bobby Socks Girl & Blue Jeans Boy........... cherish and never want to forget.


This is ' THE SHOW OF SHOWS ' that brings audiences to their feet and inspires them to want to sing, dance and be young again forever!!!!


A MUST SEE MUSIC EXPERIENCE! '




Tickets £20 in advance,  £23 on the door (seated)

Accessible seating available from the box office.


Includes a 30p booking fee.

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Friday 21 Sep 20187:30pm Book Now

Hotel Artemis (15)

Hotel Artemis

DIRECTOR: Drew Pearce

SCREENPLAY: Drew Pearce

STARS: Jodie Foster, Sterling K. Brown, Dave Bautista, Sofia Boutella, Jeff Goldblum, Brian Tyree Henry, Jenny Slate, Zachary Quinto, Charlie Day


As rioting rocks Los Angeles in the year 2028, disgruntled thieves make their way to HOTEL ARTEMIS - a 13-story, members-only hospital for criminals. It's operated by the Nurse (Jodie Foster), a no-nonsense, high-tech healer who already has her hands full with a French assassin, an arms dealer and an injured cop. As the violence of the night continues, the Nurse must decide whether to break her own rules and confront what she's worked so hard to avoid.



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80

Accessible seating available by calling the box office


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Saturday 22 Sep 20187:30pm Book Now

NT Live: King Lear (12A)

NT Live: King Lear

National Theatre Live Cinema Screening

King Lear

By William Shakespeare

Director: Ian McKellen


★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph)


Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.


Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season.  Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.


Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them.  Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.


Tickets: Adult £15.30 / Student £12.30 (includes a booking charge of 30p)

Accessible seating available by calling the box office


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Thursday 27 Sep 20187:00pm Book Now

Ferocious Dog + support

Ferocious Dog + support

"Ferocious Dog are the new noise on the block – and are surprising everyone with their rapid ascent. There is no way they’re following any hipster templates – fronted by a big burly man with a mohican who sings impassioned political songs of broken Britain whilst his band seethes like a punky Levellers – they are the music business’s worst nightmare – a great band who are going to make it without anyone’s permission”. (John Robb, Louder Than War, Glastonbury, 5th July 2016).


Ferocious Dog's 3rd studio album, The Red Album, was released in November 2017 to rave reviews. The Enemy Within tour will feature tunes from this album as well as old favourites from previous releases.


2016 was a defining year for Ferocious Dog. From playing Billy Bragg’s Left Field stage at Glastonbury in front of a massive crowd, to sharing the stage with The Levellers on their sold out European and UK tour in November and December and many sold out shows in-between. Ferocious Dog left the audience under no doubt that they had witnessed a band that has the talent and passion to go on to dominate the folk/punk music scene.


With European and UK tours completed, and slots at some of the UK’s and European favourite festivals, 2017 was another exciting year so far in the ascent of this exceptional band.


Ferocious Dog offer a full-on six-piece sound that encompasses folk infused with rock, reggae and Celtic vibrations. The combination of instruments creates a palette of sound that offers infinite variations: going in hard to get the audience up and moving, or slipping into melodic passages and dub-like fusions. The songs are deeply personal and their fans can really identify with the words. Dan Booth, on fiddle, and John Leonard, playing just about everything with strings, bring a huge amount of intricacy to the breakneck pace of their songs. Les Carter (ex Carter USM) on guitar and the rhythm section of Alex Smith and John Alexander hold things together brilliantly, and with Ken Bonsall’s lyrics and sheer likeability, you have a whole greater than the sum of its parts. Ferocious Dog are well known and popular for their high octane live performances.




Tickets: £16.50 in advance, £18 on the door (standing)

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Friday 28 Sep 20188:00pm Book Now

The Escape (15)

The Escape

DIRECTOR: Dominic Savage

SCREENPLAY: Dominic Savage

STARS: Gemma Arterton, Dominic Cooper, Frances Barber, Marthe Keller, Jalil Lespert


Tara is a housewife in suburban London who's raising two young children while married to an overworked, self-absorbed husband. In desperate need of a change, Tara makes the bold decision to leave everything behind and buy a one-way ticket to Paris. Her newfound freedom and journey of self-discovery soon gives way to the realization that walking out on your life isn't so simple.


Savage's film thoughtfully and credibly outlines the conflict between a superficially abundant lifestyle and overwhelming internal lack. (Variety)


Subtle and slow and wrenchingly empathetic, The Escape is about gradually realizing that the life you have may not be the one you want.'(New York Times)


Wrenching scenes from a disintegrating marriage, beautifully played.'(Hollywood Reporter)


Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80

Accessible seating available by calling the box office

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Saturday 29 Sep 20187:30pm Book Now

Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro

Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro

Always engaging and far from predictable these 'Two musicians at the top of their game' (Music Riot) seek to push the boundaries of blues, folk and American roots music. Original compositions on Slide guitar, double bass, harmony vocals and good humoured banter are cornerstones of their live shows.


Between them they are very much on the world stage and have performed at Glastonbury, The Royal Albert hall, the Ryman Auditorium, Grand Ole Opry, Bonnaroo, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, MerleFest, Bottle Rock,The Edmonton Folk Festival, New Orleans Jazz Fest, The Blue Note Tokyo, Cognac Blues festival, Cayamo and many more. Most recently Daniel toured the US with the Transatlantic Sessions.


The two musicians met through a mutual friend Sam Lewis at Hippie Jack's music festival in Crawford Tennessee. After a brief backstage rehearsal, they took to the stage for an hour of largely improvised music. A few weeks later they were cutting a record at Zac Brown’s iconic Southern Ground. Martin plays a 100 year Weissenborn (Hawaiian acoustic lap guitar), Daniel plucks beats, scratches and bows his upright bass to create and unexpected array of sounds.


"Quite simply a great live act" –Time Out London



Tickets: £15 in advance,  £17 on the door (seated)

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Sunday 30 Sep 20187:30pm Book Now

Albert Lee & Band

Albert Lee & Band

AND HIS BAND


Albert Lee is one of the most respected and renowned guitarists in music history having worked with The Everly Brothers, Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris and The Cricketts over his long and illustrious career. The British-born country-rock artist started his career during the emerging rock 'n' roll scene of sixties London when he swapped bands with the likes of Jimmy Page and Chris Farlowe.


After moving to the U.S. and assimilating himself into the country music scene, Albert quickly garnered a reputation as one of the fastest and finest guitar players in the business. He recorded a number of solo albums and won a Grammy in 2002 for his contribution on 'Foggy Mountain Breakdown'. He continues to tour today and plays his signature Ernie Ball Music Man Guitar.


Albert is a Grammy award-winning musician whose talents continue to be in demand by fellow performers throughout the world.


“The ultimate virtuoso. His skill is extraordinary, his ear is extraordinary and he’s gifted on just about every level.” - Eric Clapton


“A brilliant guitar player. His sound is unmistakable - often emulated, never equalled.” - Emmylou Harris



Tickets £24 (seated). Accessible seating available from the box office.

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Friday 5 Oct 20188:00pm Book Now

The Spy Who Dumped Me (15)

The Spy Who Dumped Me

DIRECTOR: Susanna Fogel

WRITERS: Susanna Fogel, David Iserson

STARS: Mila Kunis, Sam Heughan, Kate McKinnon, Gillian Anderson, Ivanna Sakhno, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson


The Spy Who Dumped Me tells the story of Audrey (Kunis) and Morgan (McKinnon), two best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80 (includes a booking charge of 30p)

Accessible seating available by calling the box office

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Saturday 6 Oct 20187:30pm Book Now

Finding Joy - Vamos Theatre

Finding Joy - Vamos Theatre

The funny, fearless international sell-out mask production from the UK's leading full mask company. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll find joy!


Joy is 83 today: she's feisty, loves to dance, and is losing her memory. Her grandson Danny is rebellious, bright and always getting into trouble. When Danny decides to look after Joy, they discover a shared playfulness and growing love. But is that enough to face the challenges ahead?


Approaching the subject of dementia with humour and humanity, award-winning Finding Joy has performed to audiences across Europe and the UK, including a successful run at Assembly for Edinburgh Fringe 2016. Praised by press and public alike for its consummate full mask skills, engaging storytelling, physical dexterity and emotional insight, the company continues to involve and engage audiences across borders and boundaries with its wordless theatre.


REVIEWS


“[Finding Joy] brilliantly conveys a sense of how frightening the world seems through Joy’s eyes ... the storytelling is excellent” Lyn Gardner, The Guardian


“ Finding Joy can be summed up in two words: simply beautiful” Barbara Maxwell, What’s On Stage


“ Told with no words, just a beautiful soundtrack echoing different periods of Joy’s life, the magic of this production is the incredible storytelling through mime alone” Rhiannon Lawson, The Public Reviews


“A genuinely original, beautiful piece of work ” Duncan Hall, The Brighton Argus (2014 ARGUS ANGEL WINNER)



Suitable for 12 years and upwards


Tickets: Adult £12, U16 £10, Family of four £34

Dementia Friends £10 (in person at the box office only- please wear badge)


Accessible seating available by calling the box office

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Saturday 13 Oct 20187:30pm Book Now

Royal Ballet Live: Mayerling (12A)

Royal Ballet Live: Mayerling

Dangerous desires, family secrets and political intrigues twist through every moment of daring choreography in Kenneth Macmillan’s ballet inspired by true events.


Choreography: Kenneth Macmillan

Music: Franz Liszt

Arranged and orchestrated by: John Lanchbery


A celebrated classic of the Royal Ballet repertory at cinemas for the first time, Mayerling is a classic of the Royal Ballet repertory, with its emotional depth, haunting imagery, and one of the most demanding roles ever created for a male dancer. Kenneth MacMillan choreographed a complex work around the psychologically tormented heir to the Habsburg Empire, Crown Prince Rudolf.


From the ballet’s start, the glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court is contrasted with undercurrents of sexual and political intrigue that drive the story to its violent climax in a double suicide. The large cast allows for impressive ensembles in addition to the ballet's many solos of distinctive character and pas de deux of disturbing eroticism. This ballet, bursting with intensity, madness and passion, proves that sometimes the truth is more scandalous than fiction.


Approximate running time: 3 hours 15 minutes including two intervals.


Tickets: Adult £15.30, Student/Child £12.30


Ticket price includes a 30p booking fee

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Monday 15 Oct 20187:15pm Book Now

The Hot Sprockets

The Hot Sprockets

Take some good-time revolutionary spirit, add a pinch of psychedelic flavour, simmer it down with some Indie Soul and you are somewhere close to the cosmic vibe of The Hot Sprockets, five blood brothers from Dublin City, drawn together by their mutual love of Rock ‘n’ Roll.


Performing live the Sprockets’ take-no-prisoners, white hot, bone-breaking approach has lit a fire in men and women of all tastes and flavours, captivating audiences with numerous successful tours across the USA, Canada, UK, and Europe and at festivals such as Camping Be Cider Seaside, Chagstock, Glastonbury, Latitude and countless others around the globe.


With two critically acclaimed albums under their belt, Honeyskippin’, and Brother Nature – the second of which shot straight into the top 10 of the National Irish Charts – the Sprockets released their third album “Dream Mover”, on April 6th 2018.


Produced and recorded by Dave “Skip” Christophers, and mixed by Charlie Russell (Jamiroquai, Kasabian, The Strypes), listeners can expect to hear an earthier soulful psychedelic side to the Sprockets. Sonically, this album marks a huge leap forward for these independent rockers!



Tickets: £10 in advance, £12.50 on the door (standing)

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Friday 19 Oct 20188:00pm Book Now

An Evening with Hazel O'Connor

An Evening with Hazel O'Connor

with Clare Hirst ~ Sax (Bellestars, Communards, David Bowie)

Sarah Fisher ~ Keyboards (Eurythmics)  


“They were absolutely fantastic, bringing the entire audience roaring to its feet.” Daily Telegraph


A very special evening with award-winning singer songwriter Hazel O’Connor, joined here by Clare Hirst (Bellestars, Communards, David Bowie) on sax and Sarah Fisher (Eurythmics) on keyboards. The superb  blend of the three voices and stunning musicianship adds a sweet touch of class to their vibrant performance. Live onstage her unforgettable songs from the iconic film Breaking Glass, which recently celebrated its 35th anniversary, include Eighth Day, Will You, Big Brother, If Only and more seem even more relevant in our present times.  


Expect a soulful introspective dip into Hazel's stunning portfolio, the old and the new. A sumptuous night of some of the greatest songs of the 20th Century delivered with passion and fire. With a special Meet & Greet immediately after the show you're in for a treat! Unmissable, book early!


No support.  


www.hazeloconnor.com



Tickets: £20

Accessible seats are available by calling the box office 01404 384050

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Thursday 25 Oct 20187:30pm Book Now

Nostalgic Cinema: The Titfield Thunderbolt (U)

Nostalgic Cinema: The Titfield Thunderbolt

DIRECTOR: Charles Crichton

WRITER: T.E.B. Clarke (original screenplay)

STARS: Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne


1953 Comedy. A transportation war erupts in a small English village when the government decides to shut down the decrepit railway line. On one side is the bus company, pleased with the prospect of having a monopoly over the town's transportation system. Their opponents are the railway enthusiasts among the villagers, who persuade the richest man in town (Stanley Holloway) to help them operate the line themselves. But runaway trains make this difficult, as does sabotage from the bus company.


Dementia Friendly Cinemas have proven to be very therapeutic for people with memory problems and their families. Besides engaging the brain and stimulating emotions, being part of an audience enjoying a film helps people with dementia and their carers to feel less isolated and also challenges the stigma associated with the condition.


Whilst promoted as a dementia friendly screening, it is open to anyone who loves the old films and wants to come along for an afternoon of fond memories.



Tickets £3.80 (includes a booking charge of 30p). Free tea and biscuits

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Friday 26 Oct 20182:00pm Book Now

The Children's Act (12A)

The Children's Act

DIRECTOR: Richard Eyre

WRITER: Ian McEwan (screenplay by), Ian McEwan (based on the novel by)

STARS: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead, Ben Chaplin, Eileen Walsh, Anthony Calf, Rupert Vansittart, Jason Watkins


In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.


Thompson’s performance as a brilliant but tortured judge elevates the second Ian McEwan adaptation of this year’s Toronto film festival, a stately courtroom saga with parallels to the Charlie Gard case (The Guardian)


The Children Act" is that rarest of things: an adult drama, written and interpreted with a sensitivity to mature human concerns...(Variety)


The two central performances could hardly be better. Thompson works here with remarkable subtlety.(Hollywodd Reporter)



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family of four £22

Accessible seating available from the box office

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Friday 26 Oct 20187:30pm Book Now

The Eskies + support: Black Water County

The Eskies + support: Black Water County

Hailing from Dublin, The Eskies bring their unique brand of folk noir/gypsy jazz/sea shanty and swaggering stage spectacle to ballrooms and booze houses far and wide. The release of their second album “And Don’t Spare The Horses” on Absolute Record has cemented their position of one of the best emerging bands from Ireland.


Last year saw them play over 40 festivals in 5 countries, tour Ireland, UK, Netherlands and Switzerland as well as being invited to the influential new music festival Eurosonic Festival. Other notable festival performances included Glastonbury Main Stage Avalon, Main Stage Cambridge and Bestival. They have just finished a tour of Australia which took them to Port Fairy Festival who invited them half way around the planet before they had released a single song!


“A Melting Pot of sounds that screams ‘get up and dance!'” – RnR Magazine



Support: Black Water County


Smashing their way into the UK folk punk scene since 2013, Black Water County bring an energetic live show of stout quaffing, banjo breaking and tin whistle mangling original music, along with trads and shanties that have been given a good kick up the arse and a slap around the face.


Doors Open 8pm

Tickets: £12 in advance, £14 on the door (standing)

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Saturday 10 Nov 20188:30pm Book Now

Royal Ballet Live: La Bayadere (12A)

Royal Ballet Live: La Bayadere

'Delayed Live' screening from The Royal Opera House


Natalia  Makarova’s  production  of  this  19th-century classic ballet  brings  an exotic  world  of  temple  dancers  and  noble warriors  to  life.


Choreography: Natalia  Makarova  after  Marius  Petipa

Music:  Ludwig  Minkus 

Orchestrated by:  John  Lanchbery


Marius Petipa’s fantasy, set in legendary India, tells the tale of a temple dancer and the prince who loves her but marries another. The famous, moonlit ‘white act’  – The Kingdom of the Shades – is a corps de ballet highlight, as multiple images of the prince’s lost love haunt his mind. The choreography allows two opposing ballerinas to shine, while a bronze idol comes vividly to life in a stunning solo. Throughout, the melody and moods of Minkus’s music perfectly match the fluidity and precision of the classical choreography and the drama of the storytelling.



Approximate running time: 3 hours 5 mins including two intervals.


Tickets: Adult £15.30, Student/Child £12.30


Includes a booking fee of 30p

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Thursday 15 Nov 20187:00pm Book Now

Nostalgic Cinema: 42nd Street (U)

Nostalgic Cinema: 42nd Street

DIRECTOR: Lloyd Bacon

WRITERS: Rian James and James Seymour (screen play)

STARS: Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Guy Kibbee


1933 Musical Comedy. When revered Broadway director Julian Marsh falls on hard times with both his health and his finances, he helms an ambitious musical as a final production before his retirement. His lead actress, Dorothy Brock, is torn between two loves-the show's wealthy backer, Abner Dillon, and the earnest but penniless actor Pat Denning - while aspiring young performer Peggy Sawyer waits in the wings hoping for her big break.


Dementia Friendly Cinemas have proven to be very therapeutic for people with memory problems and their families. Besides engaging the brain and stimulating emotions, being part of an audience enjoying a film helps people with dementia and their carers to feel less isolated and also challenges the stigma associated with the condition.


Whilst promoted as a dementia friendly screening, it is open to anyone who loves the old films and wants to come along for an afternoon of fond memories.


Tickets £3.80 (includes a booking charge of 30p). Free tea and biscuits.

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Thursday 29 Nov 20182:00pm Book Now

Tankus the Henge + support: Jess McAllister

Tankus the Henge + support: Jess McAllister

Note: this is a standing gig with some seating around the edge


Tankus the Henge is the London based, five wheeled, funk fuelled, open top, custom paint job, rock‘n’roll jalopy that comes careering round the corner on a tranquil summer’s day. Ruining the silence and disturbing the bats.


With their charismatic frontman, Jaz Delorean, looking like a lost character from a Terry Gilliam film, Tankus the Henge launch into their live show like a band possessed, leaving audiences breathless.


Since the release of their first album in 2013 the band has toured extensively across Europe and also become veterans of the festival circuit (Glastonbury, WOMAD, Boomtown, Secret Garden Party).


“Reminds me of a mixture of early Kinks, Squeeze and a bit of Blur mashed in … I love it” Dave Davies, The Kinks


"....a virtual carnival of sound that’s high on energy and deep on soul. With copious helpings of R&B blues, funk, disco, Django, a dose of Dexy’s, a drop of Ray Davies and a pinch of Madness emerging throughout the eleven tracks – it’s an exciting mélange of sound." Simon Wells, The Guardian


"A Tankus the Henge live experience is something to behold. Combining wild showmanship and musical dexterity their sound incorporates rock, funk, blues, ska, roots and gypsy rhythms and their songs tell stories of wonder and woe. High on energy, and deep on soul, Tankus the Henge launch into their live show like a band possessed." Looe Music



+ Support: Jess McAllister

The music of Jess McAllister is wholesome, passionate and free-spirited. Developed naturally from the touchstones of modern folk, her songwriting has grown into an enchanting blend of sound, informed in equal measure by the spontaneity of live performance and an imaginative outlook on life.


Tickets £11 in advance / £14 on the door (standing)

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Friday 30 Nov 20188:00pm Book Now

NT Live: Antony and Cleopatra (12A)

NT Live: Antony and Cleopatra

National Theatre Live - Cinema Screening


Antony & Cleopatra

by William Shakespeare


Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.


Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.


Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem.


Show image photograph (Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo) by Jason Bell



Tickets: Adult £15.30 / Student £12.30 (includes a booking charge of 30p)


Accessible seating available by calling the box office


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Thursday 6 Dec 20187:00pm Book Now

Sound of the Sirens + Support: Samantics

Sound of the Sirens + Support: Samantics

Exeter-based duo Abbe Martin and Hannah Wood dovetail beautifully on their debut album For All Our Sins which was released in 2017 to wide praise including from R2 Magazine who called it a “stunning debut collection”. For All Our Sins is out now on DMF Records on CD, Vinyl and Digital.


Their live shows combine a natural facility for connecting with their audiences and unforgettable performances with warmth, humour and, above all, real conviction. They have played a number of shows & festivals over the last few years garnering fans in the UK and Europe as well as supporting Rick Astley and Kiefer Sutherland on their UK tours.


2018 will see them play a number of shows and giving fans a taste of new material as they plan towards releasing a new album in 2019.


www.soundofthesirens.net


https://www.facebook.com/SoundoftheSirens


https://twitter.com/soundothesirens


Support act: Samantics

"Multi-instrumental, nerdy hip-hop" Samantics is a next generation one man band. Using a loop-station and a sh*t load of instruments he creates live, multi-instrumental spoken word. He's not a stereotypical rapper, he's not into maiming and murking Gs but he does like gaming a slurping tea. http://www.samantics.co.uk


Tickets: £11 (seated)

doors open 7.30pm for 8pm start

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Friday 7 Dec 20188:00pm Book Now

Royal Ballet Live:The Nutcracker

Royal Ballet Live:The Nutcracker

'Delayed Live' screening from The Royal Opera House


A Christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world.


Choreography : Peter  Wright after Lev  Ivanov

Music:  Pyotr  Il’yich  Tchaikovsky


The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet –  and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family. Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for Clara and her Nutcracker doll.


Their journey to the Land of Sweets brings with it some of the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers.  Peter Wright’s production for The Royal Ballet keeps true to the spirit of this Russian ballet classic, with period details and dancing snowflakes. The many solo roles and ensembles put the world-class skills of the Company to the fore in this Christmas classic.


Approx. running time 2 hours 30 mins including one interval


Tickets: Adult £15.30, Student/Child £12.30, Family of four £46.30


Includes 30p booking fee

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Saturday 8 Dec 20184:00pm Book Now

NT Live: The Madness of George III (12A)

NT Live: The Madness of George III

National Theatre Live Delayed Cinema Screening

The Madness of George III

by Alan Bennett

Director: Mark Gatiss


Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.


Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.


The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance).


It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man.


Tickets: Adult £15.30, Student £12.30 (includes a booking charge of 30p)

Accessible seating available by calling the box office


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Friday 11 Jan 20197:00pm Book Now

NT Live: I’m Not Running (12A)

NT Live: I’m Not Running

National Theatre Live Screening


I’m Not Running

by David Hare


I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.

What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?

Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as ‘the premiere political dramatist writing in English’. His other work includes Pravda and Skylight, broadcast by National Theatre Live in 2014.



Show image photograph (Sian Brooke) by Felicity McCabe


Tickets: Adult £15.30 / Student £12.30 (includes a booking charge of 30p)


Accessible seating available by calling the box office


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Thursday 31 Jan 20197:00pm Book Now