May 2022

Date/Time
Event
Description

Nell Gwynn

25/05/2022 - 28/05/2022
7:45 pm - 10:15 pm

Sinodun Players present, live on stage, a fun naughty sizzling romp of a comedy.

Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain’s most celebrated actress, and a place in the heart of the King. But at a time when women are second-class citizens, can her charm and spirit keep her from the dangers of the Court?

Jessica Swale’s exhilarating, hilarious take on the heady world of Restoration theatre premiered at Shakespeare’s Globe, London, in September 2015, before transferring to the West End in February 2016, starring Gemma Arterton. It won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2016.


Nell Gwynn (Matinee)

28/05/2022
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Sinodun Players present, live on stage, a fun naughty sizzling romp of a comedy.
Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain’s most celebrated actress, and a place in the heart of the King. But at a time when women are second-class citizens, can her charm and spirit keep her from the dangers of the Court?

Jessica Swale’s exhilarating, hilarious take on the heady world of Restoration theatre premiered at Shakespeare’s Globe, London, in September 2015, before transferring to the West End in February 2016, starring Gemma Arterton. It won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2016.


Downton Abbey: A New Era

29/05/2022 - 02/06/2022
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

A sequel to the earlier film and starring many of the original series’ cast, Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, etc.
The Crawley family visits the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess’s newly inherited villa.


Jun 2022

Date/Time
Event
Description

Downton Abbey: A New Era (Matinee)

01/06/2022
2:30 pm - 4:45 pm

A sequel to the earlier film and starring many of the original series’ cast, Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, etc.
The Crawley family visits the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess’s newly inherited villa.


Elizabeth- A Portrait in Parts (Matinee)

03/06/2022
2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

A unique and inventive feature documentary about the life of Queen Elizabeth II. Directed by the late, great and much celebrated Roger Michell (Notting Hill, The Duke), Elizabeth: A Portrait in Parts is a nostalgic, uplifting and fresh modern chronicle of the extraordinary 70-year reign of Her Majesty the Queen, the longest-lived, longest-reigning British monarch and longest-serving female head of state in history.


Elizabeth- A Portrait in Parts

03/06/2022
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A unique and inventive feature documentary about the life of Queen Elizabeth II. Directed by the late, great and much celebrated Roger Michell (Notting Hill, The Duke), Elizabeth: A Portrait in Parts is a nostalgic, uplifting and fresh modern chronicle of the extraordinary 70-year reign of Her Majesty the Queen, the longest-lived, longest-reigning British monarch and longest-serving female head of state in history.


Pulse

04/06/2022
7:45 pm - 10:45 pm

A welcome return to the Corn Exchange for this band who specialise in playing the music of the legendary Pink Floyd.


Benediction

05/06/2022 - 06/06/2022
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Terence Davies’ latest film is a biographical drama telling the story of Siegfried Sassoon, the war poet who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front but subsequently sent to a military hospital instead of being court martialled for his anti-war stance. Sassoon’s lovers included Stephen Tennant and Ivor Novello (Callam Lynch and Jeremy Irvine). Jack Lowden and Peter Capaldi are the young and older Sassoon.


The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake

07/06/2022
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Delayed relay of live performance recorded in May at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden,
The Royal Ballet’s sumptuous production of Swan Lake returns to the Royal Opera House stage after its 2020 revival was interrupted by the pandemic’s closure of theatres. The reimagining of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov’s towering masterpiece by Liam Scarlett is testament to the late choreographer’s abiding love of classicism and innate musicality which shine through the production.
With its sublime score by Tchaikovsky and glittering designs by John Macfarlane, an irresistible mix of spectacle, mystery and passion infuses this audience favourite, one of the best-loved works in the 19th-century classical ballet canon.


Compartment No. 6

08/06/2022
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

In Finnish/Russian with subtitles.
In 1998 a young Finnish woman travels by train from Moscow to Murmansk in order to study the Kanozero Petroglyphs, and forms an unlikely friendship with a gruff Russian miner.
The film shared the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival and has attracted 4 star reviews.


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