36 St. John’s Street, Keswick, CA12 5AG 017687 72195 General release films include

Johnny English Strikes Again, A House with a Clock in Its Walls, Smallfoot, Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star is Born, First Man.

Keswick Film Club, Sunday 5.00pm screenings of the best of World Cinema:

FUNNY GIRL The Musical

7.30pm Wednesday 24th October

Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to the cinema, featuring Sheridan Smith. Based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice (a role made famous by Barbara Streisand on Broadway and in the 1968 film adaptation) and her stormy relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nick Arnstein, Funny Girl features a host of iconic and timeless musical numbers including ‘People’, ‘I’m the Greatest Star’ and ‘Don’t Rain on My Parade’.

National Theatre Live ALLELUJAH! - by Alan Bennett 7.00pm Thursday 1st November

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre, this ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer) ‘leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness’ Independent. The Beth, an old fashioned cradle- to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir.

DEGAS: Passion for Perfection EXHIBITION ON SCREEN 8.00pm Tuesday 6th November

Journeying from the streets of Paris to the heart of a superb exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, with exclusive access to some of the most beautifully detailed and expressive works in the modern era, the film explores the complex workings of the artistic minds of both Degas and other influential French artists of the late 19th-century. Degas was consumed by obsessive principles and failing eyesight, but his determination to capture everyday life was evident in every mark he made. Using written accounts by friends and commentators and the narration of letters written by Degas himself.

MGC presents RED

Wyndham Theatre London 8.15pm Wednesday 7th November

Award-winning stage and screen actor Alfred Molina reprise his critically-acclaimed performance as the

American abstract

expressionist painter Mark Rothko. Under the watchful gaze of his young assistant and the threatening presence of a new generation of artists, Mark Rothko takes on his greatest challenge yet: to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting... Director Michael Grandage directs this revival of the 2009 production which won six Tony Awards, including Best Play.

The Royal Ballet LA BAYADERE

7.15pm Tuesday 13th November

Marius Petipa’s 19th Century classic fantasy ballet, set in legendary India, tells the tale of a temple dancer and the prince who loves her but marries another. The famous, moonlit ‘white act’ – The Kingdom of the Shades – is a corps de ballet highlight, as multiple images of the prince’s lost love haunt his mind. The melody and moods of Minkus’s music perfectly match the fluidity and precision of the classical choreography and the drama of the storytelling.

COLDPLAY: A HEAD FULL OF DREAMS 8.00pm Wednesday 14th November

One of the world’s biggest bands share their story, in their own words, for the first time. Charting Coldplay’s incredible journey from humble origins to stadium-filling superstardom, this is the definitive Coldplay film.

Director Mat Whitecross (Supersonic) showcases live

performances and backstage footage from the momentous global stadium tour A Head Full of Dreams, alongside unprecedented and unseen archive material captured over 20 years. WWW.THECOCKERMOUTHPOST.CO.UK

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