May Film Flyer

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Cinema May 2024

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Monkey Man 18, 2hrs 1min

Tue 30 Apr 1.00pm & Wed 1 May 7.30pm

Inspired by the legend of Hanuman, Monkey Man stars Dev Patel as Kid, an anonymous young man who ekes out a meagre living in an underground fight club where, night after night, wearing a gorilla mask, he is beaten bloody by more popular fighters for cash. After years of suppressed rage, Kid discovers a way to infiltrate the enclave of the city's sinister elite. As his childhood trauma boils over, his mysteriously scarred hands unleash an explosive campaign of retribution to settle the score with the men who took everything from him.

Kung Fu Panda 4

PG, 1hr 34mins

Sat 4 May 11.00am SF & Mon 6 May 11.00am

After three death-defying adventures defeating world-class villains with his unmatched courage and mad martial arts skills, Po, the Dragon Warrior (Jack Black), is gearing up to become the spiritual leader of his Valley of Peace, but also needs someone to take his place as Dragon Warrior. As such, he will train a new kung fu practitioner for the spot and will encounter a villain called the Chameleon who conjures villains from the past.

Seize Them! 15, 1hr 31mins

Tue 7 May 1.00pm & Wed 8 May 7.30pm

Seize Them! follows Queen Dagan (Aimee Lou Wood), an egotistical yet lonely monarch, whose reign is toppled by the charismatic Humble Joan (Nicola Coughlan) and the treacherous Leofwine (Jessica Hynes). Now a fugitive with a hefty bounty on her head, the Queen embarks on a quest to regain the throne with the help of Shulmay (Lolly Adefope), a castle worker with mysterious motives, and Bobik (Nick Frost), a shit shoveler who dreams of a grander life. Her new friends and wild adventures make her question the kind of Queen she wants to be.

Civil War 15, 1hr 49mins

Sat 11 May 7.30pm & Tue 14 May 1.00pm

In the near future, a team of journalists travel across the United States during a rapidly-escalating multiparty Second American Civil War that has engulfed the entire nation. The film documents the journalists struggling to survive during a time when the U.S. government has become a dystopian dictatorship and partisan extremist militias regularly commit war crimes.


The Trouble With Jessica 15, 1hr 34mins

Mon 13 May 7.30pm

Middle class couple Sarah and Tom are celebrating as they are just about to sell their home. The sale will resolve the financial difficulties they have had in recent years. They invite their best friends over for a dinner party. However, the evening gets off to a difficult start when the friends bring outspoken novelist Jessica with them. Things get catastrophic when Jessica is found dead in the garden later in the evening… A very funny dark comedy that recalls everything from classic Hitchcock to Fawlty Towers episode The Kipper and the Corpse.

Back To Black 15, 1hr 22mins

Wed 15 May 11.00am & Thu 16 May 7.30pm

A celebration of the most iconic – and much missed –homegrown star of the 21st century, Back to Black tells the extraordinary tale of Amy Winehouse. Painting a vivid, vibrant picture of the Camden streets she called home and capturing the struggles of global fame, Back to Black honours Amy’s artistry, wit, and honesty, as well as trying to understand her demons. An unflinching look at the modern celebrity machine and a powerful tribute to a once-in-a-generation talent.

Mary Poppins PG, 2hrs 19mins

Wed 15 May 2.00pm DF

When Jane and Michael, the children of the wealthy and uptight Banks family, are faced with the prospect of a new nanny, they are pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the magical Mary Poppins. Embarking on a series of fantastical adventures with Mary and her Cockney performer friend, Bert, the siblings try to pass on some of their nanny's sunny attitude to their preoccupied parents.

This is a relaxed screening as part of dementia awareness week.


Book of Clarence 15, 2hrs 9mins

Wed 15 May 7.30pm & Fri 17 May 11.00am S

In this light-hearted take on the biblical epic, Streetwise but down-on-his-luck, Clarence is struggling to find a better life for his family, while fighting to free himself of debt. Captivated by the power and glory of the rising Messiah and His apostles, he risks everything to carve his own path to a divine life, and ultimately discovers that the redemptive power of belief may be his only way out.

Swede Caroline 15, 1hr 37mins

Fri 17 May 2.00pm & Thu 23 May 7.30pm

The competitive giant vegetable growing world is rocked by scandal when up-and- coming prospect Caroline has her prized marrow plants stolen. Desperate for answers, she turns to two private detectives she knows who are then dramatically kidnapped. Are the events linked? No, of course not. But Caroline thinks they are and the hunt for her missing marrows takes her way beyond the allotments, plunging her into a national corruption scandal that goes all the way to the top!

Challengers 15, 2hrs 11mins

Fri 17 May 7.30pm & Sat 18 May 11.00am

Challengers stars Zendaya as Tashi Duncan, a former tennis prodigy turned coach and a force of nature who makes no apologies for her game on and off the court. Married to a champion on a losing streak, Tashi’s strategy for her husband’s redemption takes a surprising turn when he must face off against the washed-up Patrick – his former best friend and Tashi’s former boyfriend. As their pasts and presents collide, and tensions run high, Tashi must ask herself, what will it cost to win.


Ordinary Angels 12A, 1hr 58mins

Mon 20 May 7.30pm

Based on a remarkable true story, Ordinary Angels centres on Sharon Steves, a fierce but struggling hairdresser in smalltown Kentucky who discovers a renewed sense of purpose when she meets Ed Schmitt, a widower working hard to make ends meet for his two daughters. With his youngest daughter waiting for a liver transplant, Sharon sets her mind to helping the family and will move mountains to do it. What unfolds is the inspiring tale of faith, everyday miracles, and ordinary angels.

The Fall Guy 12A, 2hrs 6mins

Mon 27 May 7.30pm, Fri 31 May 2.00pm, Fri 31 May 7.30pm, Sat 1 Jun 11.00am

Ryan Gosling plays stuntman Colt Seavers. Like everyone in the stunt community, he gets blown up, shot, crashed, thrown through windows and dropped from the highest of heights, all for our entertainment. And now, fresh off an almost career-ending accident, this working-class hero has to track down a missing movie star, solve a conspiracy and try to win back the love of his life while still doing his day job. What could possibly go right?

Exhibition on Screen: John Singer Sargant

PG, 1hr 30mins

Tue 28 May 7.30pm & Tue 4 Jun 11.00am

John Singer Sargent is known as the greatest portrait artist of his era. What made his ‘swagger’ portraits remarkable was his power over his sitters, what they wore and how they were presented to the audience. Through interviews with curators, contemporary fashionistas and style influencers, Exhibition on Screen’s film will examine how Sargent’s unique practice has influenced modern art, culture and fashion.

Butterfly Tale U, 1hr 28mins

Fri 31 May 11.00am

The butterflies are preparing for their annual migration, and everyone is aflutter! But when young butterfly Patrick is told he must stay home as he’s not ready, he and his friends refuse to be grounded. Despite having only one full-grown wing, Patrick and friends follow their dream of flying with (or rather just behind) the migration. The tenacious team encounter incredible wonders and plenty of challenges – but above all they discover it’s not just the journey that matters, but what we learn along the way.


Event Cinema

The Royal Opera: Carmen

12A, 3hrs 40mins, Tickets: £16.00 - £18.00

Sun 5 May 2.00pm

Damiano Michieletto's sizzling new production evokes all the passion and heat of Bizet's score, which features Carmen’s sultry Habanera and the rousing Toreador song.

The Royal Ballet: The Winter's Tale

12A, 3hrs 20mins, Tickets: £16.00 - £18.00

Wed 22 May 7.15pm

King Leontes of Sicilia is crippled with an all-consuming jealousy when his friend, King Polixenes of Bohemia, stays with him and his wife Hermione.

NT Live: Nye

Tickets: £13.00 - £18.00

Thu 9 May 7.00pm

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state and created the NHS.

Message in a Bottle

12A, 2hrs, Tickets: £16.00 - £18.00

Thu 30 May 7.20pm

Message In A Bottle is a spectacular new dance-theatre show from five-time Olivier Award nominee, Kate Prince, inspired by and set to the iconic hits of 17-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sting.


Studio Films

The Studio Screen has just 22 seats, pre-booking is essentail to secure a seat.

The Teachers' Lounge

12A, 1hr 30mins, In German with subtitles

Tue 7 May 2.00pm & Thu 9 May 7.30pm

When one of her students is suspected of theft, teacher Carla Nowak decides to get to the bottom of the matter. Caught between her ideals and the school system, the consequences of her actions threaten to break her.

Sometimes I Think About Dying

12A, 1hr 33mins

Wed 15 May 7.00pm & Thu 23 May 7.00pm

Daisy Ridley stars in this sharply observed spin on the office place rom com. Lost on the dreary Oregon coast, Fran finds solace in her cubicle, listening to the constant hum of officemates and occasionally daydreaming to pass the time.

That They May Face

the Rising Sun 15, 1hr 51mins

Mon 13 May 7.00pm & Fri 17 May 4.00pm

Capturing a year in the life of a rural, lakeside community in late 1970s Ireland, That They May Face the Rising Sun is a sensitive and beautifully realised adaptation of the last novel by John McGahern.


Dreams PG, 1hr 42mins

Tue 28 May 7.00pm & Thu 30 May 1.00pm

Robot Dreams follows Dog, who is lonely, whiling away long evenings in his Manhattan studio apartment. Tired of his solitary life, he decides to purchase a friend, Robot, a fun-loving companion. After an idyllic day on the beach, they soon become separated.



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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