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Sun 20 OCT | 4pm


Tue 17 Sep | 7.15pm


OPERA: Turandot (Puccini)

Sun 22 DEC | 6pm

Wed 16 Oct | 7.15pm

Sun 17 NOV | 3pm

BALLET: Don Quixote


Mon 27 Jan | 7.15pm

Sun 19 JAN | 3pm

BALLET: Giselle


Wed 12 Feb | 6.45pm

Sun 2 FEB | 3pm

OPERA: Don Giovanni (Mozart)


Supported by:

Wed 19 Mar | 7.15pm

BALLET: The Sleeping Beauty Mon 28 Apr | 7.15pm

BALLET: the Winter’s Tale Tues 24 Jun | 6.45pm

OPERA: Manon Lescaut (Puccini)

£18, £15 concessions or £12.50 if booking for 4 ROH or more

THE GOLDEN AGE Tickets £15 each or £12.50 each when you book three or more different Bolshoi screenings

Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)


Tue 29 Oct | 5.55pm

Thu 26 Sep | 7pm

Mon 11 Nov | 7pm



The Nose (Shostakovich)

Thu 31 Oct | 7PM

Thu 5 Dec | 7pm

Sat 9 Nov | 5.55pm

Sun 27 Nov | 7pm

Thu 30 jan | 7pm

Sat 14 Dec | 5.55pm

Frankenstein Frankenstein Hamlet

Tosca (Puccini)


Falstaff (Verdi)

Tickets £13

Sat 8 Feb | 5.55pm

Supported by:

Rusalka (Dvo ák)

Tue 1 Mar | 5pm

Prince Igor (Borodin) Tue 18 Mar | 4.55pm

Werther (Massenet) Sat 5 Apr | 5.55pm

La Bohème (Puccini) Sat 26 Apr | 5.55pm

Così Fan Tutte (Mozart)

Sat 10 May | 5.55pm

La Cenerentola (Rossini)

Supported by:

£18, £15 concessions or £12.50 if booking for 4 Met Operas or more

Royal Shakespeare Company

Richard II (Live) Supported by:


Sat 19 7.45pm Sun 20 7.45pm Mon 21 8.15pm Tue 22 2.30pm Wed 23 6pm

Mon 21 6pm Tue 22 8.15pm Wed 23 2.30pm

Screenings supported by

The Great Beauty (15)

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (15)

A superb, vivid glimpse of life in contemporary Rome. With his flash apartment and fabulous parties, cultured writer Jep seems to have it all. But when the party is over he mourns his lost love and life’s missed opportunities.

When a multimedia conglomerate buys out North Norfolk Digital it sets in motion a hilarious chain of events that sees Alan being taken hostage while trying to defuse a potentially violent siege. Director: Declan Lowney Starring: Steve Coogan, Colm Meaney, Anna Maxwell Martin UK, 2013, 2 hours 1 minute

OCTOBER Wed 9 6pm Thur 10 2.30pm & 6pm

Director: Paulo Sorrentino Starring: Toni Servillo, Serena Grandi, Sabrina Ferilli Italy, 2013, 2 hours 22 minutes, subtitles

Director: Jem Cohen Starring: Mary Margaret O’Hara, Bobby Sommer, Ela Piplits Austria/USA, 2013, 1 hour 46 minutes, subtitles



What Masie Knew (15) A touching, contemporary reimagining of Henry James’ unforgiving examination of the effects of divorce, this finds something sadly timeless in the tale of a child torn apart in a battle that no one wins, least of all the child.

Set in 1943 in a small market town in occupied France, this tells the story of an 80-year-old sculptor, the jaded, cynical Marc who is rejuvenated by his relationship with a destitute young Spanish refugee.

Directors: Scott McGehee, David Siegel Starring: Julianne Moore, Onata Aprile, Steve Coogan USA, 2013, 1 hour 38 minutes

Director: Fernando Trueba Starring: Jean Rochefort, Aida Folch, Claudia Cardinale Spain/France, 2012, 1 hour 44 minutes, B/W, subtitles



Thur 17 6pm

Sun 27 2pm Mon 28 2.30pm Wed 30 11am Thur 31 11am Fri 1 2.30pm

Mon 28 11am & 6pm Tue 29 11am Wed 30 2.30pm & 6pm Thur 31 2.30pm Fri 1 11am & 6pm Sat 2 6pm

Chasing Ice (PG)

When a guard befriends a visitor seeking refuge, the beautiful museum where he works becomes a mysterious crossroads that sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the many ways looking at art recasts the way we see the world.


A phenomenal, passionate, unpreachy documentary that uses time-lapse photography to provide crazily beautiful evidence of man-made climate change and the rapid retreat of the world’s glaciers. There will be a discussion on the topics raised in the film afterwards. See for more information. Director: Jeff Orlowski Starring: James Balog USA, 2012, 1 hour 19 minutes

Sustainable Herefordshire Week

12th–20th October 2013

Justin and The Knights of Valour (PG)

Planes (U)

A heart-warming animated tale about friendship, honour and courage, this promises nail biting adventure, oodles of magic, heaps of fun - oh, and a flame throwing toothless crocodile.

Dusty is a crop-dusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The only problem is that he’s hopelessly afraid of heights! Like an aerial Cars, Pixar’s latest is bound to entertain the kids with its thrills & spills and fun characters.

Director: Manuel Siciliia With the voices of: Saoirse Ronan, Antonio Banderas, Freddie Highmore Spain, 2013, 1 hour 36 minutes

Director: Klay Hall With the voices of: Dane Cook, Val Kilmer, Terri Hatcher, John Cleese USA, 2013, 1 hour 32 minutes tbc

OCTOBER Fri 11 11am, 2.30pm, 6pm & 8.15pm Sat 12 6pm & 8.15pm Sun 13 2pm Mon 14 2.30pm, 6pm & 8.15pm Wed 16 11am


The Artist and The Model (15 tbc)


SEPTEMBER Thur 17 2.30pm & 7.45pm Mon 21 2.30pm Tue 22 11am & 6pm Wed 23 8.15pm

Diana (PG tbc)

Wed 13 Nov 7pm Tickets £13


Mon 7 8.30pm Tue 8 2.30pm & 8.30pm

Museum Hours (PG tbc)

met opera Sat 5 Oct | 5.55pm


Mon 7 6pm Tue 8 11am & 6pm Wed 9 2.30pm & 8.15pm Thur 10 8.15pm



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Live Screenings at The Courtyard 2013/14

Showing the last two years of Princess Diana's life, this is a love story about an extraordinary woman in an extraordinary situation. When Diana falls for Dr Hasnat Khan, a man with no social pretensions, he encourages her to use her name for good causes. This paints a picture of a couple who are constantly being torn apart because of their impossible situation. Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel Starring: Naomi Watts, Naveen Andrews, Douglas Hodge USA, 2013, 1 hour 40 minutes

Wednesday 25 6pm

Dracula (12A) Director: Terence Fisher Starring: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling UK/USA, 1958, 1 hour 22 minutes



The Mummy (PG) Director: Terence Fisher Starring: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux UK/USA, 1959, 1 hour 28 minutes

Enjoy our Gothic season double bill - £8 for both films. Why not grab a ‘bite’ to eat in the Café Bar + a Bloody Mummy cocktail? Just pop by the Café Bar before 5.45pm to pre-order your terrible treats and then pick them up in the interval.

box office: 01432 340555

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Audio Description

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* - Applies weekdays and term times only. No concessions available. All information contained in this guide is correct at the time of going to print, but may be subject to change.

10% off Family Meal Deal Spend over £35 on a family lunch this summer when you come to see one of our (U) rated films and get 10% off your bill and two free coffees. (Applicable between 12 midday - 2.30pm on a total bill above £35 before the discount has been applied. Cinema ticket must be supplied as proof of attendance.)

Film-fanatics discount If you love the silver screen and can't get enough of film, then buy in bulk and get a better deal. Book for 2 films out of our Film Fanatics programme (denoted by the Film Fanatics symbol) and we'll give you 20% off your tickets, book for 3 of the programme and we'll give you 30% off. For full details of competitions and offers visit the film’s event page on

Another chance to see... AUGUST/SEPT Fri 30 Sat 31 Mon 2 Tue 3

2.30pm & 5pm 2.30pm & 5pm 2.30pm 11am




Mon 23 2.30pm Tue 24 11am Wed 25 2.30pm Thur 26 2.30pm

Sat 28 5pm Mon 30 2.30pm Tue 1 2.30pm Wed 2 11am

Sat 19 11am & 2.30pm

Monsters University (U)

Summer in February (15)

The Great Gatsby Despicable (12Atbc) Me 2 (U)

Director: Dan Scanlon With the voices of: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi USA, 2013, 1 hour 50 mins

Director: Christopher Menau Starring: Dominic Cooper, Emily Browning, Dan Stevens UK, 2013, 1 hour 41 mins

Director: Baz Luhrmann Starring: Leonardo Di Caprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire Australia/USA, 2013, 2 hours 23 mins

Director: Chris Renaud With the voices of: Kristen Wiig, Steve Carell, Russell Brand USA, 2013, 1 hour 38 mins







Fri 30 7.30pm Sat 31 7.30pm

Mon 2 6pm Tue 3 2.30pm & 8.30pm

Sat 7 7pm Tue 10 2.30pm

Fri 13 7.30pm Sat 14 8.15pm

Mon 23 8pm Tue 24 2.30pm

Fri 27 11am, 2.30pm & 8pm Sat 28 8pm Sun 29 2pm Mon 30 8.15pm Tue 1 11am & 8.30pm Wed 2 6pm

Like Someone in Love (12A)

Stories We Tell (12A)

Kiarostami turns his gaze to Japan for this beautifully shot romantic drama about the brief encounter between an elderly professor, a sociology student who moonlights as a high-end escort, and her jealous boyfriend.

This fascinating, funny, emotionally devastating doc starts with filmmaker Polley wanting to find out more about her mother. Exploring the elusive nature of truth and memory, her fearless personal journey is a genuine revelation.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami Starring: Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno, Ryo Kase France/Japan, 2012, 1 hour 49 minutes, subtitles

Director: Sarah Polley Starring: Sarah Polley, Michael Polley, Harry Gulkin, Rebecca Jenkins USA, 2013, 1 hour 48 minutes



Mon 2 8.15pm Tue 3 6pm

Tue 3 Wed 4 Thur 5 Tue 10

Play (15) Based on real life incidents, Play follows a bunch of black kids who bamboozle and bully three white kids into giving them all they've got, knowing that their victims won’t report what's happened for fear of seeming racist. Director: Ruben Ostlund Starring: Kevin Vaz, Sebastian Blyckert, Anas Abdirahman Sweden/Denmark/France, 2011, 1 hour 58 minutes, subtitles

2pm 7.30pm 2.30pm 11am

The Moo Man (U) s

Box Office Opening Times: 10am to 8pm - Monday to Saturday, 11am to 2.30pm - Sunday

Film of the Month as recommended by our film programmer David Gillam


What does it cost?

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It is hard not to be impressed - and often moved - by this story of Stephen Hook’s farm that flies in the face of modern farming methods. A lovely, entertaining film that underlines a worrying issue about family farms in Britain. Directors: Andy Heathcote, Heike Bachelier Starring: Stephen Hook, Phil Hook, Paul Vidler UK, 2013, 1 hour 38 minutes



Tue 3 7.30pm Wed 4 2.30pm Thur 5 7.30pm

Sat 7 2.30pm & 7.30pm Sun 8 2pm Mon 9 2.30pm & 7.30pm Tue 10 7.30pm Wed 11 2.30pm & 7.30pm Thurs 12 7.30pm

Now You See Me (12A) A super-team of the world's greatest illusionists pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt businessmen during their performances, showering the stolen profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law. Director: Louis Leterrier Starring: Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Michael Caine USA, 2013, 1 hour 55 minutes Screenings supported by

The Lone Ranger (12A) Native American spirit warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed Texas Ranger John Reid into a legend of justice. With its mix of action and comedy this is very much Pirates of the Caribbean out West. Director: Gore Verbinski Screenings supported by Starring: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Helena Bonham-Carter USA, 2013, 2 hours 29 minutes

Cleopatra (PG) Widely regarded as one of the greatest flops of all time, this lavish epic covers the life, times and love affairs of the famed Egyptian queen. A spectacular, lush and extravagant epic, they certainly don’t make ‘em like this anymore! There will be a 15 minute interval Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison USA, 1963, 4 hours 8 minutes

Mon 16 6pm Tue 17 11am

The Bling Ring (15) If it wasn’t true this funny, sarky, bang-on satire on celebrity culture would sound outrageous. Using gossip sites a gang of high-school kids calculate when celebrities will be out of town, google their addresses and burgle them. Director: Sophia Coppola Starring: Emma Watson, Leslie Mann, Taissa Farmiga USA, 2013, 1 hour 30 minutes

The Act of Killing (15) Two unrepentant, unpunished mass murderers re-enact their killings in a variety of cinematic genres including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers. Slowly it dawns on them that what they did might be wrong. Directors: Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn Starring: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Haji Anif Denmark/Norway/UK/Sweden/Finland, 2013, 2 hours 2 minutes, subtitles

About Time (12A) At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life - so he decides to make his world a better place…by getting a girlfriend. Director: Richard Curtis Starring: Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Domhnall Gleeson UK, 2013, 2 hours 3 minutes





Sat 14 11am & 2.30pm Sun 15 2pm

Sat 14 6pm Mon 16 2.30pm Wed 18 7.30pm Thur 19 7.30pm

Fri 27 6pm Wed 2 8.30pm

Sat 28 2.30pm Mon 30 6pm

The Smurfs 2 (U) The little blue creatures are back in town to cause more mischief in this sequel. Expect the usual live action-animation mix and numerous variations of the word ‘smurf’ substituted for swear words. Director: Raja Gosnell Starring: Neil Pattrick Harris, Katy Perry, Hank Azaria, Brendan Gleeson USA, 2013, 1 hour 45 minutes

Blancanieves (12A) Relocated to 1920s Andalucia, this silent black-and-white Snow White story follows the daughter of a badly-gored matador who falls victim to a cruel stepmother but is saved by a circus troupe of bull-fighting dwarves. Director: Pablo Berger Starring: Maribel Verdu, Sofia Oria, Daniel Gimenez Cacho Spain/France/Belgium, 2011, 1 hour 42 minutes, B/W, subtitles

Out in the Dark (15) This tender gay romance is a gripping tale of the forbidden love of a Palestinian student and a Jewish lawyer set against the tensions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A dynamic, dangerous thriller bursting with passion. Director: Michael Mayer Starring: Nicholas Jacob, Michael Aloni, Jameel Khouri Israel, 2013, 1 hour 36 minutes, subtitles

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (PG) Logan Lerman returns as the titular hero, son of Poseidon, who teams up with his demigod friends as they head into the Sea of Monsters to stop an ancient evil and continue Percy’s epic journey to find the mythical Golden Fleece. Director: Thor Freudenthal Starring: Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Sean Bean, Stanley Tucci USA, 2013, 1 hour 46 minutes





Mon 16 8pm Tue 17 2.30pm

Sun 22 2pm Mon 23 6pm

Tue 1 6pm Wed 2 2.30pm

Sun 6 2pm Mon 7 2.30pm

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (PG) In 1828 a young man, who has been raised in a cellar with no human contact, is left in a Nuremberg town square, able to speak only a single sentence. Herzog’s warmest, most poignant and thought provoking film. Director: Werner Herzog Starring: Bruno S, Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira Germany, 1974, 1 hour 45 minutes, subtitles

From Up on Poppy Hill (U) Young Umi, whose father is lost at sea, strikes up a relationship with a boy at her secondary school. But they uncover a hidden past between their families that both brings them closer together and drives them painfully apart. Director: Goro Miyazaki With the voices of: Sarah Bolger, Gillian Anderson, Jamie Lee Curtis Japan, 2013, 1 hour 31 minutes, subtitles/ dubbed

When the Dragon Swallowed The Sun (15) The lack of progress toward a free Tibet, means that more and more young Tibetans are considering alternatives to the Dalai Lama's failed policy that offered the Chinese a compromise on Tibet's independence. Director: Dirk Simon Starring: The Dalai Lama, Desmund Tutu, Richard Gere, Lhakpa Tsering USA, 2013, 1 hour 55 minutes

Willow (PG) Re-released for its 25th anniversary, this magic-filled fantasy adventure features stunning special effects, dazzling action and a classic battle between good and evil. A memorable fantasy spectacle for young teenagers. Director: Ron Howard Starring: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis USA, 1988, 2 hours

Courtyard Film Guide Sep-Oct 2013