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Updated November 3, 2021


Programme
(Click on the image to be taken to a short YouTube trailer)

Film showings take place on Wednesdays with the addition of Saturday Winter Warmers

Our  Winter  Warmers are shown on Saturday afternoons starting at 3pm (doors open 2.30pm). Tickets £5. There is an interval halfway through the film for tea and cake. A charge is made to cover costs.

We have had long discussions about whether to show films given the high level of local Covid infections. We will be carrying on showing films but with a limit of numbers (45) to ensure you can socially distance. For the Saturday Winter Warmers, this means 'first come first served' and for the Wednesday films, existing members only (no guests). We don't want to turn people away but we want to ensure your safety. We will also really want you to wear masks.

Saturday  Nov 13th:  Little  Women
The Oscar winning & beloved story of 4 sisters

November 24th:   Sorry  we  missed  you

Sorry we missed you trailer

Ken Loach

Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. He decides to get some independence with a shiny new van and the chance to run a franchise as a self employed delivery driver. It's hard work, and his wife's job as a carer is no easier.

December 8th:   The  White  Crow

The White Crow

Drama UK/France 2018 Cert 12A 127 min

The true story of legendary dancer Rudolf Nureyev is brought vividly to life by director/actor Ralph Fiennes and screenwriter David Hare. From Nureyev’s poverty-stricken childhood in the Soviet city of Ufa, his blossoming as a student dancer in Leningrad, to his nail-biting escape from the KGB and defection to the West at the height of the Cold War, The White Crow is a gripping film.

Saturday  January  15th:  Educating Rita
Michael Caine & Julie Walters star

January 26th:  King of Thieves

King of Thieves

Crime UK 2018 Cert 15 108 min

Based on the Hatton Garden safe deposit burglary of 2015. For retired crooks, what starts off as their last criminal enterprise, quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on infamous true events. Starring Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Ray Winstone, and Tom Courtenay.

February 16th:   The  Post

The Post

Drama USA 2017 Cert 12A 116 min

Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post's Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee, as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets.

March 12th:  My  Old L ady
Maggie Smith & Kevin Klein star

March 23rd:   Misbehaviour

Misbehaviour

Drama history UK 2020 12A 106 min

Released the week before lockdown, Philippa Lowthorpe's film is about the 1970 Miss World Contest. Watched by 100 million people, it was famously disrupted by members of the newly formed Women’s Liberation Movement who threw flour bombs at Bob Hope and invaded the stage. The film took 10 years to make, and is a pleasure to watch: it’s funny, fair, has a brilliant cast, and sticks to the truth.

April 27th:  1917

1917

Drama war UK 2019 Cert 15 119 min

April 1917, the Western Front. Two British soldiers are sent to deliver an urgent message to an isolated regiment. If the message is not received in time the regiment will walk into a trap and be massacred. To get to the regiment they will need to cross through enemy territory. Time is of the essence and the journey will be fraught with danger. An amazing film. It won 3 Oscars.

May 25th:   The Wife

The Wife

Drama UK 2017 Cert 15 99 min

Behind any great man, there's always a greater woman. Joan Castleman (Glenn Close): a highly intelligent and still-striking beauty - the perfect devoted wife. Forty years spent sacrificing her own talent, for her husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his literary career. And Joan's reached her breaking point.

June 22nd:  The Divine Order

The Divine Order

Drama comedy Switzerland 2017 12A 96 min

Nora is a young housewife and mother. In the Swiss countryside, little or nothing is felt of the huge social upheavals of May 1968. Her life, too, has been unaffected; she is a retiring, quiet person, well liked by everyone - until she begins to campaign publicly and pugnaciously for women's right to vote, an issue that will be put before the male voters on February 7th, 1971. A surprising and, at times, funny film.

July 27th:  Knives Out

Knives Out

Comedy crime USA 2019 12A 130 min

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Blanc (Daniel Craig) is enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

August 24th:  The Good Liar

The Good Liar

Crime drama UK 2019 Cert 15 109 min

Consummate con man Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellen) has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish (Helen Mirren), worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a high stakes, cat-and-mouse game. Consummate acting from these two greats, an entertaining film with some plot twists.