Oct 2018

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Local historian Judy Dewey talks about Agatha Christie’s life and local connections. Part of the celebrations of 70 years of the Sinodun Players and 40 years since the opening of the Corn Exchange, as Agatha Christie was President of the Players for 25 years from 1950 until 1975.


A Murder is Announced

17/10/2018 - 20/10/2018
7:45 pm - 10:30 pm

Sinodun Players are proud to present Agatha Christie’s A Murder is Announced, based on her 1950 book of the same name. This production celebrates 70 years of the Players and 40 years since the opening of the Corn Exchange, as Agatha Christie was President of Sinodun Players for 25 years from 1950 until 1975.

An announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s house. The victim is not one of the regular occupants of the house but an unknown and unexpected visitor. Come and enjoy a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities and a second death as a determined Inspector follows the twists and turns, with Miss Marple on hand to provide the final solution.


The Little Stranger

21/10/2018 - 22/10/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Based on the novel by Sarah Waters, the film tells the story of Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries, but is now in decline and its inhabitants are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Will Poulter and Charlotte Rampling.


The Importance of Being Earnest

23/10/2018
7:15 pm - 10:15 pm

Part of the Vaudeville Theatre’s Oscar Wilde Season. Recorded as live.
A new production of one of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Wilde’s much-loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how unsmooth runs the course of true love, while Lady Bracknell keeps a baleful eye on the mayhem of manners. With Sophie Thompson, Jeremy Swift and Fiona Button.


King of Thieves

24/10/2018 - 25/10/2018
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Michael Caine, Charlie Cox, Michael Gambon, Jim Broadbent, Francesca Annis, Ray Winstone, Tom Courtenay and Paul Whitehouse star in the unbelievable true story of the Hatton Garden heist.


Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour

26/10/2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

103 album releases, 123 single hits and the equivalent of 20 years spent in the UK charts. Britain’s Ultimate Pop Star, Sir Cliff Richard is celebrating 60 years in the music business and he wants to invite you to the most fabulous big screen party of the year!


Blackkklansman

27/10/2018
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Director Spike Lee’s drama was produced by the team behind Get Out and offers another provocative exploration of American race relations. In the midst of the 1970s civil rights movement, Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) becomes the first black detective on the Colorado Springs Police Department. He sets out to prove his worth by infiltrating the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and convinces his Jewish colleague (Adam Driver) to go undercover as a white supremacist.


This event has been cancelled by the organisers.


The Wife

28/10/2018 - 29/10/2018
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s novel starring Jonathan Pryce as a Nobel-Prize winning author and Glenn Close as his wife, who reviews her life as they travel to Sweden to collect his prize.


Lucky

30/10/2018 - 31/10/2018
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Harry Dean Stanton’s final film with David Lynch in a rare acting role as his friend. Lucky is an old US Navy veteran of rigid habits and attitudes in a small town. When his routine is interrupted by a sudden collapse at home, Lucky finds himself realising that his remarkably healthy old age is going to face an inevitable decline and he has to accept it.


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