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Nostalgic Cinema: High Noon (U)

Nostalgic Cinema: High Noon

Director: Fred Zinnemann

Stars: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurado


One of the greatest Westerns ever made. Former marshal Will Kane (Gary Cooper) is preparing to leave the small town of Hadleyville, New Mexico, with his new bride, Amy (Grace Kelly), when he learns that local criminal Frank Miller has been set free and is coming to seek revenge on the marshal who turned him in. He arrives on the noon train.


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, we hope anyone who loves the old films will come along for an afternoon of fond memories.


TRIP community transport can provide a lift to and from the film within Honiton. Please book a place with them on 01404 46529


Tickets £3.80 - includes tea and biscuits.

(includes an admin fee of 30p).

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Friday 29 Mar 20192:00pm Book Now

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN SING-ALONG (PG)

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN SING-ALONG

The Sing-A-Long you’ve been waiting for... bring your mum (yes, it is Mother's Day weekend), family and friends and sing your hearts out!


The feel-good film of 2018 returns to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musica,l based on the songs of ABBA, with the film’s original cast returning and new additions including Lily James.


Reprising their roles from Mamma Mia! The Movie are Meryl Streep as Donna, Julie Walters as Rosie and Christine Baranski as Tanya. Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper reunite as Sophie and Sky, while Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgård and Colin Firth return to play Sophie’s three possible dads: Sam, Bill and Harry.


As the film goes back and forth in time to show how relationships forged in the past resonate in the present, Lily James plays the role of Young Donna. Filling the roles of the rest of the cast are a talented mix of some of the most up and coming performers.



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

(includes an admin fee of 30p)

Accessible seating available by calling the box office

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Friday 29 Mar 20197:30pm Book Now

Bumblebee (PG)

Bumblebee

A charming, family-friendly spin off from the Transformers movies


Director: Travis Knight

Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Cena


On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.



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

(includes an admin fee of 30p)

Accessible seating available by calling the box office

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Saturday 30 Mar 20197:30pm Book Now

D'Click - Isla

D'Click - Isla

The D’Click company is a theatrical circus company that blends different circus disciplines, such as acrobatics and the Chinese pole, with theatre, full of imagination, poetry, gestures and a good dose of humour.


Isla is based on the dreams and hallucinations of three shipwrecked characters who find themselves alone and dependant on one another to survive and remake their stories.


D'Click use circus, acrobatics and Chinese pole to explore the limits of the island, telling stories that remind us of the subtle barrier that exists between physical theatre and dance, circus and risk, and magic and dreams.


Isla has been performed at festivals all over Spain and elsewhere in the world and it has received awards such as the 1st Award of the Noctivagos Theatre Certamen 2017 and the Award to best Aragonese circus performance of the Festival de Circo Ciudad de Zaragoza in 2017.



"Well-conceived and very well executed. There is imagination, risk, difficulty, precision, emotion and a lot of sense of humour. Yes, ‘Isla’ is a great show. Isla is so simple and so well-done that it is Essential." Heraldo de Aragón.


Tickets: Adult £9.50, Student £7.50, Family of four £26

(includes an admin fee of 30p)


Accessible seating available by calling the box office

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Friday 5 Apr 20197:30pm Book Now

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (PG)

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Director: Dean DeBlois

Stars: Gerard Butler, Jay Baruchel, Craig Ferguson


From DreamWorks Animation comes a surprising tale about growing up, finding the courage to face the unknown…and how nothing can ever train you to let go. What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic adventure spanning their lives. Welcome to the most astonishing chapter of one of the most beloved animated franchises in film history: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.  


As Hiccup fulfils his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away.

When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.



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

(includes an admin fee of 30p)

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Saturday 6 Apr 20193:00pm Book Now

Margo and Mr Whatsit

Margo and Mr Whatsit

by Paddleboat Theatre Company

WINNER - BEST OF BRIGHTON FRINGE CHILDREN AND FAMILY SHOW 2018


Do you have an imaginary friend? A little piece of mischief only you can see?


Sophia’s imaginary friend is called Mr. Whatsit. No matter where Sophia finds herself living, he’s always there with a new joke to tell and a new game to play.


But when Sophia moves into her new foster home, Mr Whatsit finds himself unimagined! Now Sophia has a new imaginary friend – the glamourous, grown-up Margo.


Can Mr. Whatsit’s childish playfulness keep him from being unimagined for good? And with her imaginary friends competing against each other, will Sophia manage to find her forever home?


PaddleBoat Theatre Company present an interactive make-believe tale where the real and imaginary collide, and friends are never far away.




★★★★★ ‘This is a show full of soul, laughter, whimsy and hope; one of the finest examples of children’s fringe theatre’ - The Reviews Hub


★★★★★ ‘Every moment is filled with magic, ebullience and joy’ - Fringe Guru


Outstanding Show - ‘Discovering a piece of theatre that appeals to pre-k audiences as well as school age children, as well as adults, feels a bit like the holy grail of family programming… I do believe this production to be practically perfect in every way’ - Fringe Review


Tickets: Adult £8, Child £6 and Family of four £22

(includes an admin fee of 30p)


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Thursday 11 Apr 20193:30pm Book Now

NT Live: All About Eve (12A)

NT Live: All About Eve

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE SCREENING


By Joseph L Mankiewicz

Adapted and directed for the stage by Ivo van Hove


Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.


All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. But you know all about Eve…don’t you…?


Lifting the curtain on a world of jealousy and ambition, this new production, from one of the world's most innovative theatre directors, Ivo van Hove (Network, NT Live: A View from the Bridge), asks why our fascination with celebrity, youth and identity never seems to get old.


All About Eve is adapted by Ivo van Hove from the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film by Joseph L Mankiewicz and the play “The Wisdom of Eve” by Mary Orr. Ivo van Hove directs this new stage version with set and lighting design from Jan Versweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys and music from double Mercury Prize-winner PJ Harvey, alongside Tom Gibbons’ sound design. Casting is by Julia Horan CDG.


http://NTlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk  


Tickets: Adult £15.30, Student £12.30

(includes an admin fee of 30p)


Accessible seating available by calling the box office


Photographs: Gillian Anderson by Pari Dukovic and Lily James by Perou. Design: Bob King Creative.

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Thursday 11 Apr 20197:00pm Book Now

Jonah Hitchens Band and Psychadelephant

Jonah Hitchens Band and Psychadelephant

Funk and Soul Night - with awesome local bands


The Jonah Hitchens Band have been playing together for 6 years. All this time bonded by their love of Funk and Soul. With influences from James Brown, Bill Withers and Jimi Hendrix, Jonah and his band cover all the bases. Most of the band study or have studied at various music colleges all over the country. For that reason when they pull their skills together it creates an exciting and fresh sound. Jonah recently released an LP, Floating, which demonstrates this exciting versatility.


Jonah Hitchens - Lead Vocals/Guitar

Chris Tilke - Drums

Frazer Kerslake - Bass

Harry Dowell - Sax


Psychadelephant are a Psychadelic Funk and Heavy Soul four piece (including Jake Miller & Grace Gillan). Psychadelephant have already opened for acts such as Dizraeli, Dr. Feelgood and they were fantastic when they supported Tankus the Henge here at the Beehive last year.


Doors open 8pm. Band on stage 8.15pm


Tickets: £8 in advance, Student £5 in advance, £10 on the door (standing)

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Friday 12 Apr 20198:15pm Book Now

Martin Turner ex Wishbone Ash

Martin Turner ex Wishbone Ash

WISHBONE GOLD - Spring Tour 2019

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the formation of the original Wishbone Ash,

one of the most enduring and best-loved British rock acts.

Featuring full performance of Wishbone Ash’s classic 1976 album “New England”


Martin Turner and his band return to the concert stages to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the original Wishbone Ash.


The Spring 2019 Wishbone Gold tour will see Martin and his band performing 1976’s iconic New England album – as well as other favourites from the classic era of Wishbone Ash, including Argus highlights.


New England was written and recorded in the loose environment of a basement rehearsal facility set up at Martin Turner’s Connecticut home, resulting in an album that was brimming with live energy. With a mix of powerful rock numbers such as “Runaway” and “Mother of Pearl”, alongside melodic cuts like “Lorelei” and “You Rescue Me”, the album was an instant crowd-pleaser. The band’s twin-guitar hallmark had never sounded so vibrant as on the album’s instrumental showcase “Outward Bound” and New England highlighted all that was great about Wishbone Ash.


Martin Turner’s Spring 2019 shows will mark the very first time New England has been performed in its entirety on stage and this tour is an event that no Wishbone Ash aficionado will want to miss.



Doors open 7.30pm for 8pm start


Tickets: £17.50 in advance, £20 on the door (seated)

(includes an admin fee of 30p)


Accessible seating available by calling the box office

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Saturday 13 Apr 20198:00pm Book Now

Beehive Comedy: Dan Evans + support

Beehive Comedy: Dan Evans + support

Dan Evans first appeared on the comedy circuit in 1994, shortly afterwards leaving a promising career as one of East Anglia's leading office menials to go full time.


Over the past decade his twisted logic has delighted the nation, helping it through the dark days of the death of HRH The Queen Mother and the uncertainties of 21st century property prices.


As well as playing clubs and universities throughout the UK, Dan has gigged in Holland, Germany, Dubai and Ireland as well as being part of the sell-out Screaming Blue Murder Cabaret and Avalon Comedy Zones at the Edinburgh Fringe.


Dan's TV and radio appearances include Brain Candy (BBC3 & 2), Channel 5 at The Store, Channel 5 Comedy Zone and the Radio 2 Stand Up Show.


He writes too, with many credits including The Very World of Milton Jones (R4 - Sony Award Winner), Rory Bremner Who Else? (CH 4), The Eleven O'Clock Show (CH 4), The Live Floor Show (BBC 1), Revolver (BBC 1) and The Joan Rivers Position (CH 5).


Support Acts:


Matt Bragg

Matt is a master of delivery, with timing that keeps you hanging on the edge and then the edge again. His dry humour and subtle anecdotes leaves the audience listening intently wanting more of the cool calm and collected comedian. A solid pair of hands, one not just for the future but for now.


"Comedy Genius... Make a note of his name because he will be the next big thing"  South Bristol Voice Magazine


“The best new act I’ve seen in ages.” – Mike Gunn


Dan Mayo

Comedian and radio show presenter, Dan Mayo, is a young rising star on the UK comedy scene. Currently making a name for himself as a new act on the UK comedy circuit, Dan is a confident, adaptable and high energy act whose relaxed conversational style make him a great addition to any gig.


The evening will be hosted by marvellous MC Tom Glover.


Tickets: £8.50 in advance, £10.50 on the door

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Thursday 18 Apr 20198:00pm Book Now

Shlomo's Beatbox Adventure For Kids!

Shlomo's Beatbox Adventure For Kids!

DO SOMETHING AWESOME THIS EASTER!


Shlomo is a world record-breaking beatboxer who makes all kinds of music using just his mouth and a mic. Join this sonic superhero and become one of his sidekicks in a world of funny sounds, brilliant noises and cool music, whether you’re aged 1 or 101!



★★★★★ BroadwayBaby:


"Shlomo had the audience eating out of his hand  from the start. A naturally gifted teacher, Shlomo wanted to show the next generation how to beatbox and they loved him for it.


Shlomo ended this joyous hour with a demonstration of where these simple techniques can lead and brought the house down in wonder at the impossible sounds coming from this man’s mouth. This is a guy at the very  top of his game and he has to be seen - or heard - to be believed!


Listening to the buzz from the children outside after the show, they clearly had a wonderful time. They excitedly queued up to meet Shlomo and high-five their hero.


Throughout, it was clear that the parents were having just as good a time as their kids – maybe even better."


‘The kid’s good. Jaw-droppingly good.’ The Guardian

‘Forget one-man band, this guy is a one-man music festival.’ The Times

‘Slick theatrics and soulful vocal gymnastics’  Evening Standard


Tickets: Adult £8, U16 £6, Family of four £25

(includes an admin fee of 30p)

Accessible seating available by calling the box office

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Friday 19 Apr 20192:00pm Book Now

Fighting with my Family (12A)

Fighting with my Family

Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Florence Pugh, Stephen Merchant and Nick Frost

Written and Directed by Stephen Merchant (Co-writer & Director of 'The Office')

Duration: 108 mins.


Based on a true story, 'Fighting with my Family' follows reformed gangster Ricky, wife Julia, daughter Paige and son Zak as they make a living wrestling together in tiny venues.


When Paige and Zak get the opportunity to try out for WWE, the family grabs a once-in-a-lifetime chance to turn their wildest dreams into a dazzling future.


A heartwarming and smart comedy that proves everything is worth fighting for when it comes to family.


'The most heart warming British movie for a generation' The Sun


'Hilarious....brilliant' Daily Express


'A feel good charmer' Radio Times



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

(includes an admin fee of 30p)

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Friday 19 Apr 20197:30pm Book Now

The Kid who would be King (PG)

The Kid who would be King

Cast including Patrick Stewart, and Louis Ashbourne Serkis (son of Andy Serkis)

Written and Directed by Joe Cornish ('Attack the Block')

Duration: 120 mins.


Seven years after his sci-fi sensation 'Attack The Block' director Joe Cornish returns with a hugely enjoyable mash-up of old-school magic and the modern world.


Alex (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he’s just an ordinary boy, living an ordinary life... until he stumbles upon the mythical sword of King Arthur and frees it from its stone. But can this kid be king? With the help of legendary wizard Merlin (Patrick Stewart), Alex must unite friends and enemies alike and defeat the wicked enchantress Morgana in the battle of a lifetime.


Beat an army, slay a demon and save the world? No pressure, kid.


'More proof that Cornish is a wizard at re-energising tired tropes. The characters are a delight, the action sequences thrum with invention, and when it’s funny, it’s very funny indeed'. Empire Magazine


'...a smart new sparkle for an old British legend' The Daily Telegraph




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

(includes an admin fee of 30p)

Accessible seating available by calling the box office

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Saturday 20 Apr 20193:00pm Book Now

Cold War (15)

Cold War

Written and Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski ('Ida')

Starring Joanna Kulig and Tomasz Kot

Duration: 88 mins.

Polish and French with English Subtitles


Winner at Cannes for Best Director, European Film Award for Best Film, Director, Actress, Editor and Screenwriter and New York Film Critics Award for Best Foreign Language Film.


Paweł Pawlikowski follows his Oscar-winning 'Ida' with the stunning 'Cold War', an epic romance set against the backdrop of Europe after World War II. Sumptuously shot in luminous black and white, it spans decades and nations to tell a love story that is as tragic as it is moving, and as transportive as it is honest.


Pawlikowski melds the personal with the political to exquisite effect. Set to a soundtrack that takes you from the rustic folk songs of rural Poland to the sultry jazz of a Paris basement bar, it’s a wistful and dreamlike journey through a divided continent - and a heartbreaking portrait of ill-fated love.


'..a near-perfect film, an artfully crafted, flawlessly acted meditation on love, memory and invented history that is both deeply personal and politically attuned'.Washington Post


'..a glorious throwback – a film made with a verve and lyricism which rekindles memories of the glory days of European New Wave cinema'. Independent


***** - The Guardian



Tickets: Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80

(includes an admin fee of 30p)

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Saturday 20 Apr 20197:30pm Book Now

Nostalgic Cinema: Easter Parade (U)

Nostalgic Cinema: Easter Parade

Director: Charles Walters

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire


A seasonal musical from 1948 with music from Irving Berlin, including some of Astaire and Garland's best known songs, such as 'Easter Parade', 'Steppin' Out with my Baby' and 'We're a couple of Swells'. A nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner to make his former partner jealous and to prove he can make any partner a star.


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, we hope anyone who loves the old films will come along for an afternoon of fond memories.


TRIP community transport can provide a lift to and from the film within Honiton. Please book a place with them on 01404 46529


Tickets £3.80 - includes tea and biscuits.


(includes an admin fee of 30p).

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Friday 26 Apr 20192:00pm Book Now

Green Book (12A)

Green Book

Starring Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali

Director Peter Farrelly

Duration: 127 Mins.

Oscar Winner for Best Picture, Best Actor in Supporting Role (Mahershala Ali) and Best Original Screenplay.


'Green Book' is the uplifting true story of an unlikely friendship that transcended race and class with strong performances from lead actors Mortensen and Ali.


Set in 1962, Italian-American Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen) is hired to chauffeur African-American pianist Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) on a concert tour through the Deep South. Don is aware of the troubles that he might face in different locations due to the colour of his skin and requires someone to act as both driver and bouncer. They must rely on The Green Book, a guide to the few establishments that are safe for African-Americans and embark on a journey that will change both of their lives.


Director Peter Farrelly ('Dumb and Dumber',  'There’s Something About Mary') succeeds brilliantly in making the vital subject of racial division in the 1960s America into a smart and charming film.



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

(includes an admin fee of 30p)

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Friday 26 Apr 20197:30pm Book Now