Sep 2018


The Escape

02/09/2018 - 03/09/2018
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Stars Gemma Arterton, Dominic Cooper, Frances Barber.
A woman sets out to reclaim her life in this stirring, emotionally rich look at what it means to start over. Tara (Arterton), a housewife and mother in suburban London, is living a life that is no longer hers: it belongs to her loving but overworked and self-absorbed husband (Cooper), her young son and daughter and the numbing routine of housework and childcare. In desperate need of a change, Tara sets out with a one-way ticket to Paris, leaving everything behind to rediscover herself in a new city – but walking out on your life isn’t so simple

Pope Francis: A Man of his Word

7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Wim Wenders’ film is intended to be a personal journey with Pope Francis, rather than a biography of him. The pope’s ideas and his message are central to this documentary, which sets out to present his work of reform and his answers to today’s global questions

One Note at a Time

7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

‘If the musicians ain’t got a chance to live, then what chance has the music got?’ Dr John. This is a beautifully crafted, feature documentary, rich with colourful characters, and set in the iconic musical backdrop of New Orleans. In 2005 the music stopped, when one of the most deadly and destructive hurricanes in American history struck. The flood defences failed flooding the Crescent City for weeks. Lives were lost and shattered. Many displaced musicians felt compelled to return to the chaos and bleak confusion to play again. This is the story of some who made it back, told in their own words, with those who fought alongside to resuscitate the music scene; In particular the founders of The New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic, a unique medical facility with the motto, ‘Keeping the music alive’.

NT Live: Julie

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Vanessa Kirby and Eric Kofi Abrefa 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.

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong. Starring Tom Cruise and Henry Cavill.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Filmed in front of an audience at the Apollo Theatre, London, this sell-out show is inspired by a true story. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a new award-winning five-star hit musical.
Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn͛t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. He is going to be a sensation. Supported by his loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.

SP 70th Anniversary: President’s Tea Party

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Special free event for members of Sinodun Players and Corn Exchange volunteers only. Includes a short show

The Spy Who Dumped Me

21/09/2018 - 23/09/2018
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Audrey and Morgan are 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. Starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon.

NT Live: King Lear

7:00 pm - 10:45 pm

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 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.

The Children Act

30/09/2018 - 01/10/2018
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Ian McEwan wrote the screenplay for this adaptation of his novel about a High Court Judge who, in the midst of a marital crisis, must decide on whether a teenage boy should have a life-saving blood transfusion against the wishes of his family. Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci star.

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