Mar 2019

Date/Time
Event
Description

Bohemian Rhapsody

16/03/2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Rami Malek gives an award-winning performance as Freddie Mercury in this biographical film about his life with the band Queen up to the Live Aid concert.


The Favourite

17/03/2019
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz star in this historical comedy-drama, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, whose earlier work includes the surreal film The Lobster.

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne (Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Weisz) governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail (Stone) arrives, she is given the opportunity to replace Sarah as the Queen’s favourite.


If Beale Street Could Talk

18/03/2019
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Adapted from James Baldwin’s classic novel, and directed by Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) the film is set in 1970s Harlem. Tish, newly engaged to her childhood sweetheart, tries to prove her lover’s innocence when he is accused of a crime he did not commit.


On The Basis of Sex

22/03/2019 - 24/03/2019
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Biographical drama, starring Felicity Jones and Armie Hammer, about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the obstacles she had to overcome in order to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.


Disobedience

25/03/2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Part of a series of International films specially selected and supported by the BFI, shown on Mondays each month.
Based on the novel by Naomi Alderman and starring Rachels Weisz and McAdams, this film is about the return of a New York-dwelling photographer to an Orthodox Jewish community in London. Following the death of her father, Ronit returns to face people from her past and revisits the transgressive love which drove her away.


Dietrich: Natural Duty

30/03/2019
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

An intoxicating one-(wo)man show revealing the life of a legend. Created and performed by Peter Groom, this mixture of theatre, cabaret and drag comes to Wallingford after a critically-acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival and seasons in London, Amsterdam, Liverpool etc.
It is 1942. On the battlefields of North Africa, in a gold sequin gown, Marlene takes to the stage to fight the war her way, with an irresistible mix of songs, sequins, sex and sympathy.


Apr 2019

Date/Time
Event
Description

Dead Funny

10/04/2019 - 13/04/2019
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm

The Sinodun Players present the comic play by Terry Johnson.
When the members of the Dead Funny Society learn that Benny Hill has died, they decide to honour him with a memorial get together. Set in 1990s London, an hilarious and poignant comedy about morality and marriage. Expect some nudity, marital disharmony and custard pies.
Warning: There are scenes of a sexual nature and some strong language.


Monty Python’s Life of Brian

18/04/2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Showing as part of the national re-release of the comedy classic Monty Python’s Life of Brian, to mark 40 years since the original release.
To make the most of the occasion there will be special audience packs for all participating cinemas – these will include a collectible poster, a special sticker set and an origami boulder (for a fully immersive, 4D recreation of the famous stoning scene), among other things.


NT Live: All About Eve

25/04/2019
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm

Delayed recording from the Noël Coward Theatre in London’s West End.
Starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James, All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. 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…?
Adapted by Ivo van Hove from the 1950 film by Joseph L Mankiewicz (starring Bette Davis) and the play “The Wisdom of Eve” by Mary Orr. Ivo van Hove’s 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.


Capernaum

29/04/2019
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Part of the World Film programme, selected and supported by the BFI.
Lebanese film in Arabic with sub-titles. Winner of the Grand Jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
Zain, a Lebanese boy, sues his parents for the “crime” of giving him life. The film follows Zain as he journeys from gutsy streetwise child to hardened 12-year-old “adult” who finally seeks justice in a courtroom.


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