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Unfortunately, due to the latest lockdown, we are unable to show this film. We will be hoping to reschedule when things have opened up again so keep an eye on the Box Office. Meanwhile stay safe and we look forward to welcoming you back when we can.
Directed by Philippa Lowthorpe
Cast includes Keira Knightley, Lesley Manville, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keeley Hawes, Jessie Buckley, Suki Waterhouse, Rhys Ifans
Duration 116 mins.
In 1970 the Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by US comedy legend Bob Hope. At the time Miss World was the most-watched TV show on the planet with over 100 million viewers. Claiming that beauty competitions demeaned women, the newly formed Women’s Liberation Movement achieved overnight fame by invading the stage and disrupting the live broadcast of the competition. Not only that, when the show resumed, the result caused uproar: the winner was not the Swedish favourite but Miss Grenada, the first black woman to be crowned Miss World. In a matter of hours, a global audience had witnessed the patriarchy driven from the stage and the Western ideal of beauty turned on its head.
'There's a very British sort of wackiness to this bizarre and farcical true story from the annals of pop culture, told here with charm and fun.' - The Guardian
'I thought it was actually done very elegantly...' - 'Mark Kermode
We are now a Covid secure venue and we want you to feel confident and comfortable when visiting so please read our Covid safety measures ahead of your visit.When booking your tickets you will notice that alternate rows are left empty and there will be 2 empty seats between each bubble. It is a requirement to wear a mask when visiting the venue which can be taken off when eating or drinking. The Beehive will open 30 minutes before the performance starts.
Book tickets with the confidence that if this screening should be cancelled due to Covid restrictions you will be entitled to a refund (excluding booking fee).
Tickets: Adult £7.50, U16 £6.50
Ticket price includes £1 admin fee
Accessible seating available by contacting the Box Office