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Cinema 30 June - 17 August 2017

Dunkirk A Man Called Ove The Beguiled @thedukescinema /DukesLancaster


Welcome to our 30 June - 17 August 2017 cinema guide. Ticket Prices* Film £6.50 Full Price £5.50 Concessions £4.50 Under 18’s Stage on Screen £13.50 Full Price £12.50 Concessions £10 Friends *Unless otherwise stated The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1QE Box Office 01524 598500 I Getting Here For travel and access information visit: Film Certification and Content Information about film ratings and content can be found at:

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11am screenings with free tea or coffee and a pastry included with your ticket. Screening: Churchill (Thursday 6 July) and A Man Called Ove (Thursday 20 July), Hampstead (Thursday 27 July), The Beguiled (Thursday 3 August) and Dunkirk (Wednesday 9 August). PARENT & BABY SCREENINGS

Are you looking for at trip out at the cinema with your baby? With lights slightly up and the sound slightly down these screenings are a great way to enjoy a film on the big screen with your baby in a comfortable environment. Screening: Wonder Woman (Wednesday 12 July). Please be aware we have minimal space for pushchairs in auditorium. The Dukes is a registered charity and is supported by: Registered Charity: 501935

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New Releases

CHURCHILL (PG) Dir: Jonathan Teplitzky 2017 UK 98mins With: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson

Friday 30 June - Thursday 6 July June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: an army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to retake Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. Exhausted by years of war and haunted by his memories of the mass slaughter at Gallipoli in 1915, Churchill begins to question the plans for D-Day.

AFTER THE STORM (PG) Dir: Hirokazu Kore-eda 2017 Japan 118mins Subtitles With: Hiroshi Abe, Yôko Maki

Tuesday 11 & Thursday 13 July Following on from his recent acclaimed films I Wish and Like Father, Like Son, one of Japan’s best filmmakers returns with another powerfully humane drama. A private detective, living off his past glories, attempts to reconnect with the family and loved ones he has been neglecting.




Dir: Vincent Perez 2017 UK 103mins With: Brendan Gleeson, Emma Thompson

Dir: Patty Jenkins 2017 USA 141mins With: Gal Gadot, Robin Wright

Saturday 1 July 7.30pm An unfiltered and authentic look into the lives of people with intellectual disabilities living in a house on the edge of a beautiful forest. Like countless others, Philippe, Michel, Andre and Patrick were rejected as ‘idiots’ and locked away in violent asylums in their youth. Then a 1960s philosopher gave them a new home.

Friday 7 - Thursday 13 July Berlin, 1940 - unassuming couple Otto and Anna receive the news that their beloved son has been killed fighting in France. They are shocked out of their quiet existence and begin a silent campaign of defiance. Despite their modest approach, a deadly game of cat and mouse develops between them and the Gestapo.

Saturday 8 & Wednesday 12 July The popular comic book character gets her own film adventure. Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot who tells her about the massive conflict that’s raging in the outside world.




Dir: Ceyda Torun 2017 Turkey 80mins With: Bülent Üstün, Sari, Duman

Dir: Joel Hopkins 2017 UK 103mins With: Diane Keaton, Brendan Gleeson

Saturday 22 & Monday 24 July Cat people, this one’s for you. Thousands of street cats have lived in the city of Istanbul for centuries, roaming free. The locals take care of them - or maybe it’s the other way round. US, Turkish-born filmmaker Torun takes us on an intimate tour through Istanbul’s streets, alleys and enclaves from a cat’s-eye-view.

Saturday 22, Wednesday 26 & Thursday 27 July A romantic comedy about an American widow living on the edge of the British countryside. While looking out across the heath, she witnesses an unkempt man attacked by a group of thugs. Shocked, she goes in search of him and discovers that his home is the target of property developers.

Dir: Randall Wright 2017 UK 108mins

Dir: Hannes Holm 2017 Sweden 116mins Subtitles With: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars

Friday 14 - Thursday 20 July (Except Sunday 16) Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse who spends his days enforcing housing association rules and visiting his wife’s grave. Ove has given up on life, but when a new neighbour runs over his mailbox, an unexpected friendship begins

New Releases





Dir: Martin Provost 2017 France 117mins Subtitles With: Catherine Frot, Catherine Deneuve

Dir: Mike Nichols 1967 USA 106mins With: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft

Dir: Edgar Wright 2017 USA 113mins With: Ansel Elgort, Jon Hamm, Kevin Spacey

Dir: Mark Gill 2017 UK 95mins With: Jack Lowden, Jessica Brown Findlay

Tuesday 25 & Wednesday 26 July Claire is a gifted midwife, with a talent to deliver babies with the most gentle touch. But over the years, her delicate ways and sense of responsibility are clashing with the more efficiencydriven methods of modern hospitals. As she begins to question her place and skills, she receives a strange phone call from someone in her past.

Monday 24 & Tuesday 25 July Mike Nichols’ classic is re-released to celebrate it turning 50. Benjamin graduates from university, but thrust into the real world he finds making decisions about his future elusive. He enters into an affair with his neighbour’s wife, Mrs. Robinson, but things become complicated when his parents insist he takes out her daughter Elaine.

Friday 28, Saturday 29 July & Wednesday 2 August Shaun of the Dead director Edgar Wright returns with a fresh twist on the heist movie. Baby is a talented young getaway driver who relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack. When Baby’s forced to join one last job for a crime boss he’s indebted to, he risks his life, freedom and newfound love.

Friday 11 - Thursday 17 August An evocative portrait of singersongwriter Steven Patrick Morrissey, Set in the 1970s as his ambitions to be a musician developed, but before he went on to become lead singer of seminal 1980s band The Smiths, this is Morrissey brimming with youthful arrogance, but searching to find his place in the musical world.


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Dir: Sofia Coppola 2017 USA 95mins With: Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst

Dir: Laura Poitras 2017 USA 92mins With: Julian Assange

Dir: Christopher Nolan 2017 UK USA 110mins With: Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh

Dir: David Lowery 2017 USA 90mins With: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara

Friday 28 June - Thursday 3 August A thriller from acclaimed writer-director Sofia Coppola. The story unfolds during the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school. Its sheltered young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in an unexpected turn of events.

Monday 31 July & Tuesday 1 August Citizenfour director Laura Poitras delivers a timely portrat of Julian Assange. Cornered in a tiny building for half a decade, Assange is undeterred even as the legal jeopardy he faces threatens to undermine the organisation he leads and fracture the movement he inspired.

Friday 4 - Thursday 17 August Inception filmmaker Christopher Nolan returns with this tense depiction of the Dunkirk evacuations. In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. A desperate effort began to evacuate the hundreds of thousands of British soldiers, using a fleet of civilian ships covered by a handful of airplanes.

Coming Soon Fresh off his Oscar-winning turn in Manchester by the Sea, Casey Affleck stars in this delicate portrait of a restless spirit. Rooney Mara plays a recently bereaved widow whose husband, returns to their suburban home as a white-sheeted ghost. As she prepares to move, the ghost stays rooted to the house they once shared.

Special Events

Stage on Screen




Dir: Ritesh Batra 2017 UK 106mins With: Charlotte Rampling, Jim Broadbent

Dir: David Bickerstaff 2017 90mins

Another Chance to Catch

LION (PG) Dir. Garth Davis 2017 USA 1118mins With: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara

Friday 30 June, Monday 3 - Wednesday 5 July An audience favourite when it first screened here in February, Lion returns for more screenings. Dev Patel stars as Saroo, who was adopted as a young child after being stranded thousands of miles from home. As an adult he attempts to find his birth parents, armed only with a handful of memories.

Friday 14, Saturday 15 & Monday 17 July Tony Webster, divorced and retired, leads a reclusive and relatively quiet life. One day, he learns that a diary has been left to him. As he attempts to recover it, Tony delves into into his past and must face the flaws of his younger self.

Sunday 23 July 5.30pm Love And Death offers a full and fresh biography of Michelangelo who, with Da Vinci, is considered one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance. Among the works explored are the universally adored David in Florence and the Sistine Chapel in Rome.


Dir: Neil Armfield Live TBCmins With: Allan Clayton, Sarah Connolly

Thursday 6 July 6pm Be part of a major new operatic work – join us for the world premiere of Brett Dean’s new opera based on Shakespeare’s best-known tragedy. Dean’s colourful, witty and richly lyrical music expertly captures the modernity of this timeless tale.

EOS Tickets: £8 (£7 Concessions)



Dir: Barry Jenkins 2017 USA 110mins With: Mahershala Ali

Dir: Gurinder Chadha 2017 UK 106mins With: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon

Friday 7 and Monday 10 July The historic Best Picture winner at the 2017 Oscars. Moonlight is a timeless story of human connection and self discovery. It chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough Miami neighbourhood.

Tuesday 18 & Wednesday 19 July The story of the final months of British rule in India. Viceroy’s House in Delhi was the home of the British rulers of India. With that rule coming to an end, the political elite converged on the house to wrangle over the birth of an independent India. In doing so they made decisions with consequences that still reverberate today.

A LIFE MORE ORDINARY: JAILHOUSE ROCK (PG) Dir: Richard Thorpe 1957 USA 115mins (with interval) With: Elvis Presley

Monday 24 July 2pm After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star. Screening as part of our series of arts events for people with memory problems and their friends, families and carers - though everyone is welcome.


MANON LESCAUT Dir: Vittorio Borrelli Recorded 210mins With: Maria José Siri

Sunday 16 July 6pm Maria José Siri and Gregory Kunde lead a superstar international cast, starring as the ill-fated lovers at the centre of Puccini’s passionate opera about a free-spirited country girl who becomes the toast of Paris and finds herself torn between true love and a life of luxury.

Stage on Screen


JULIUS CAESAR (12A) Dir: Phyllida Lloyd Recorded 130mins With: Harriet Walter






Dir: Marianne Elliott Live 210mins With: Andrew Garfield, Russell Tovey

Dir: James Macdonald Recorded 180mins With: Imelda Staunton

Dir: Marianne Elliott Live 255mins With: Andrew Garfield, Russell Tovey


Wednesday 12 July 7.30pm Described by The Observer as ‘One of the most important theatrical events of the last twenty years’, the Donmar Warehouse presents Phyllida Lloyd’s tense, arresting production of Shakespeare’s play. Harriet Walter and Jackie Clune head an outstanding allfemale cast.

Thursday 20 July 7pm This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Sunday 23 July 7.30pm Imelda Staunton stars in James Macdonald’s new production of Edward Albee’s landmark play. Martha and George are married and bitter, and with the help of alcohol, they use a young couple to unleash their anguish and emotional pain towards each other.

Thursday 27 July 7pm Part two of the landmark new staging of Tony Kushner’s modern classic. Marianne Elliott’s production has an all-star cast, which includes Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane and Russell Tovey.




Dir: Claus Guth Live TBCmins With: Steve Davislim

Dir: Blanche McIntyre Live TBCmins

Dir: Simon Stone With: Billie Piper


LA CLEMENZA DI TITO Thursday 3 August 6pm Loosely based on the life of the Roman Emperor Titus, La clemenza di Tito distills the suspense of Don Giovanni, the warmth of The Marriage of Figaro, and the nobility of The Magic Flute into one powerful parable of love and friendship, vengeance and mercy.


Wednesday 9 August 7pm The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play. Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss who relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt society.


Thursday 31 August 7pm The incredible Billie Piper returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress awardwinning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s masterpiece. Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her desperate attempt to conceive builds with to a shocking climax.

Thursday 7 September Broadcast live from London’s Royal Festival Hall, join us for a unique celebration of John le Carré’s work as he discusses the full breadth of his career, and reflects on the continuing story of his most famous creation, the tubby, bespectacled spy, George Smiley.

JUNE Fri 30 Fri 30 JULY Sat 1 Sat 1 Sun 2 Mon 3 Mon 3 Tue 4 Tue 4 Wed 5 Wed 5 Thu 6 Thu 6 Fri 7 Fri 7 Sat 8 Sat 8 Sun 9 Mon 10 Mon 10 Tue 11 Tue 11 Wed 12 Wed 12 Wed 12 Thu 13 Thu 13 Fri 14 Fri 14 Sat 15 Sat 15 Sun 16 Mon 17 Mon 17 Tue 18 Tue 18 Wed 19 Wed 19 Thu 20 Thu 20 Sat 22 Sat 22 Sun 23 Sun 23 Mon 24 Mon 24 Mon 24

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Churchill Lion Churchill Summer in the Forest + Q&A Churchill Churchill Lion Lion Churchill Lion Churchill Churchill Glyndebourne: Hamlet Moonlight Alone in Berlin Alone in Berlin Wonder Woman Alone in Berlin Alone In Berlin Moonlight After the Storm Alone in Berlin Parent & Baby: Wonder Woman Alone in Berlin Donmar: Julius Caesar Alone in Berlin After the Storm The Sense of an Ending A Man Called Ove A Man Called Ove The Sense of an Ending Teatro Regio: Manon Lescaut The Sense of an Ending A Man Called Ove A Man Called Ove Viceroy's House Viceory's House A Man Called Ove A Man Called Ove NT: Angels in America Part One Kedi Hampstead Michelangelo: Love and Death NT: Virginia Woolf ALMO: Jailhouse Rock The Graduate Kedi

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JULY Tue 25 6.00pm Tue 25 8.30pm Wed 26 6.15pm Wed 26 8.30pm Thu 27 11.00am Thu 27 7.00pm Fri 28 6.25pm Fri 28 8.30pm Sat 29 6.10pm Sat 29 8.35pm Sun 30 7.30pm Mon 31 6.25pm Mon 31 8.30pm AUGUST Tue 1 6.30pm Tue 1 8.35pm Wed 2 6.25pm Wed 2 8.30pm Thu 3 11.00am Thu 3 6.00pm Fri 4 6.10pm Fri 4 8.30pm Sat 5 1.30pm Sat 5 6.10pm Sat 5 8.30pm Sun 6 5.10pm Sun 6 7.30pm Mon 7 6.10pm Mon 7 8.30pm Tue 8 6.10pm Tue 8 8.30pm Wed 9 11.00am Wed 9 7.00pm Thu 10 6.10pm Thu 10 8.30pm Fri 11 6.10pm Fri 11 8.30pm Sat 12 6.10pm Sat 12 8.30pm Sun 13 5.25pm Sun 13 7.30pm Mon 14 6.25pm Mon 14 8.30pm Tue 15 6.25pm Tue 15 8.30pm Wed 16 6.10pm Wed 16 8.30pm Thu 17 6.10pm Thu 17 8.30pm

The Midwife The Graduate Hampstead The Midwife Hampstead NT: Angels in America Part Two The Beguiled Baby Driver Baby Driver The Beguiled The Beguiled The Beguiled Risk Risk The Beguiled The Beguiled Baby Driver The Beguiled Glyndebourne: La clemenza... Dunkirk Dunkirk Dunkirk Dunkirk Dunkirk Dunkirk Dunkirk Dunkirk Dunkirk Dunkirk Dunkirk Dunkirk RSC: Titus Andronicus Dunkirk Dunkirk Dunkirk England is Mine Dunkirk England is Mine England is Mine Dunkirk England is Mine Dunkirk England is Mine Dunkirk Dunkirk England is Mine Dunkirk England is Mine


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Ticket Prices (Unless otherwise stated) Film Stage on Screen £6.50 Full Price £13.50 Full Price £5.50 Concessions £12.50 Concessions £4.50 Under 18’s £10 Friends

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