Cinema March 2024

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Cinema March 2024

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Bob Marley: One Love

Mean Girls

12A, 1hr 52mins

Sat 2 Mar 2pm & 7.30pm, Tue 5 Mar 11.30am

From the comedic mind of Tina Fey comes a new twist on the modern classic, MEAN GIRLS. New student Cady Heron is welcomed into the top of the social food chain by the elite group of popular girls called “The Plastics,” ruled by the conniving queen bee Regina George and her minions Gretchen and Karen. However, when Cady makes the major misstep of falling for Regina’s ex-boyfriend Aaron Samuels, she finds herself prey in Regina’s crosshairs.

All of Us Strangers

15, 1hr 41mins

Mon 4 Mar 7.30pm, Wed 6 Mar 2pm S

Thu 7 Mar 11am

One night in his near-empty tower block in contemporary London, Adam (Andrew Scott) has a chance encounter with a mysterious neighbor Harry (Paul Mescal), which punctures the rhythm of his everyday life. As a relationship develops between them, Adam is preoccupied with memories of the past and finds himself drawn back to the suburban town where he grew up, and the childhood home where his parents, appear to be living, just as they were on the day they died, 30 years before.

The Color Purple

12A, 2hrs 21mins

Wed 6 Mar 7.30pm & Wed 13 Mar 11am

Produced by Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Scott Sanders and Quincy Jones, The Color Purple is a bold new take on the classic story of love and resilience, adapted from the beloved novel and the Broadway musical. Torn apart from her sister and her children, Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately learns to find extraordinary strength in the unbreakable bonds of a new kind of sisterhood.


Zone of Interest

12A, 1hr 45mins, In German with Subtitles

Mon 11 Mar 7.30pm, Thu 14 Mar 11am

The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp.

American Fiction

15, 1hr 57wmins

Mon 18 Mar 7.30pm & Wed 20 Mar 2pm

Jeffrey Wright stars as Monk, a frustrated novelist who's fed up with the establishment profiting from "Black" entertainment that relies on tired and offensive tropes. To prove his point, Monk uses a pen name to write his own outlandish "Black" book--that propels him into the heart of hypocrisy and the madness he claims to disdain.

The Taste of Things

12A, 2hrs 14mins, In French with Subtitles

Wed 20 mar 7.30pm

Eugenie has worked for the famous gourmet Dodin for the last 20 years. As time went by, the practice of gastronomy and mutual admiration turned into a romantic relationship. Their association gives rise to dishes, one more delicious than the next, that confound even the world’s most illustrious chefs. But Eugenie is fond of her freedom and has never wanted to marry Dodin. So, he decides to do something he has never done before...cook for her.


Migration U, 1hr 31mins

Sat 23 Mar 10am & Wed 27 Mar 11am

Mack is an adventure-loathing duck who does not intend to leave his New England pond anytime soon. However, he is convinced by his more adventurous wife, Pam, to head south for the winter. The two ducks, along with their two kids Dax and Gwen and Mack's Uncle Dan, do just that. However, things do not go as planned, but that doesn't stop them from having the time of their lives. A funny, feathered action-packed comedy from the creators of Minions, Despicable Me and The Secret Life of Pets.

Bob Marley: One Love 12A,

1hr 44mins

Thu 28 Mar 7.30pm & Fri 29 Mar 2pm

This vibrant biopic celebrates the life and music of an icon who inspired generations through his message of love and unity. On the big screen for the first time, discover Bob's powerful story of overcoming adversity and the journey behind his revolutionary music. Produced in partnership with the Marley family, its features compelling performances from Kingsley Ben-Adir as the legendary musician and Lashana Lynch as his wife Rita.

The Jungle Bunch World Tour U, 1hr 29mins

Fri 29 Mar 11am & Sat 30 Mar 11am SF

The wet season is coming – and our Jungle Bunch are preparing for the usual deluge. But when Henry the Beaver blankets the jungle with a “super-dangerous” pink foam – which explodes on contact with water (!) - The Jungle Bunch must unite in a thrilling race against time to discover an antidote and save their home.

Madame Web 12A,

1hr 56mins

Sat 30 Mar 7.30pm & Wed 3 Apr 11am

In a switch from the typical genre, Madame Web tells the standalone origin story of one of Marvel publishing's most enigmatic heroines. The suspense-driven thriller stars Dakota Johnson as Cassandra Webb, a paramedic in Manhattan who develops the power to see the future... and realizes she can use that insight to change it. Forced to confront revelations about her past, she forges a relationship with three young women bound for powerful destinies...if they can all survive a deadly present.


Event Cinema

NT Live: The Motive and The Cue

Tickets: £18.00 - £13.00

Thu 21 Mar 7pm

1964: Richard Burton, newly married to Elizabeth Taylor, is to play the title role in an experimental new Broadway production of Hamlet under John Gielgud’s exacting direction. But as rehearsals progress, two ages of theatre collide and the collaboration between actor and director soon threatens to unravel.

Written by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and designed by Es Devlin (The Crucible), the Evening Standard award-winning best new play was filmed live during a sold-out run at the National Theatre.

The Royal Opera: Madama Butterfly

12A, 3hr 15mins, Tickets: £18.00 - £16.00

Fri 29 Mar 7.15pm

When the young geisha, Cio-Cio-San, marries American Naval Officer Pinkerton, she believes she is entering a real, binding marriage for life. Forsaking her religion and community, she learns all too late that for Pinkerton, their marriage is merely an illusion – with tragic consequences.


Studio Films

The Studio Screen is an intimate space, of just 22 seats, dedicated to world cinema, British independent films and family favourites. Pre-booking for studio films is essential to secure your seat.

Tish 15, 1hr 30mins

Thu 7 Mar 2pm

As a working class photographer from the North East, Tish felt an obligation to the people and problems within her local environment, and used documentary photography to highlight and challenge the social disadvantages she herself suffered. Unlike many social documentary photographers, Tish was from the same streets as the people she photographed, lending a poignant intimacy to her stark yet tender black and white images.

Driving Madeleine 15, 1hr 30mins, In French with Subtitles

Fri 8 Mar 11am

Paris taxi-driver Charles accepts an early morning fare. His client turns out to be 92-year-old Madeleine, who is making the final journey to the care home where her doctors and family have decided she must live. Along the way Madeleine asks Charles to visit places in Paris that hold memories for her. Gradually the two learn about each other’s lives…

Smoke Sauna Sisterhood

15, 1hr 29mins, In Estonian with Subtitles

Fri 8 Mar 1pm

In the darkness of a smoke sauna, women share their innermost secrets and intimate experiences, washing off the shame trapped in their bodies and regaining their strength through a sense of communion.


Your Fat Friend 15, 1hr 34mins

Sat 9 Mar 11am

This moving documentary follows the journey of blogger, podcaster and activist, Aubrey Gordon, as she awaits the publication of her book. The film explores diet culture, eating disorders and attitudes towards weight.

Driving mum 12A, 1hr 52mins, In Icelandic with Subtitles

Sat 9 Mar 1.30pm

Jon is a middle-aged man who lives with his elderly mother somewhere on the edge of Iceland. When Jon’s mother dies, the single most dominant person in his life passes away, his anchor is gone. Compelled to honor her last wish, Jon combs and dresses his mother’s dead body, puts her upright on the back seat of his old car, takes his loyal dog Bresnef along and drives. Taking on a journey to bring the body across Iceland to her home village for the final rest.

Four Daughters

TBC, 1hr 47mins, In Arabic, French & English with subtitles

Thu 14 Mar 7pm

The life of Olfa, a Tunisian woman and mother of 4 daughters, oscillates between light and shadow. One day, her two eldest daughters disappear. To fill their absence, director Kaouther Ben Hania calls upon professional actors and sets up an extraordinary film mechanism to unveil the story of Olfa and her daughters. An intimate journey full of hope, rebellion, violence, intergenerational transmission and sisterhood, which will question the very foundation of our societies.



S Subtitled screening

All foreign language films also have English subtitles

SF / DF Sensory / Dementia Friendly screenings (these screenings begin promptly)

Audio Description is available on specified films. It's advisable to notify Box Office in advance if you would like to reserve a headset. Audio Description headsets do not impact the screening in any way for those not using them.


Main Screen:

Full price: £9.50, Concessions: £8.50, 16–25s: £5, Children: £5

Studio Screen:

All tickets: £8

Event Cinema:

Full price: £18, Concessions: £16, 16–25s: £13, Children: £13

Members get £1 off a ticket per screening

Box Office: 01684 295074

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