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Swimming with Men (12A)

NT LIVE: KING LEAR (12a)

Screening

★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph)

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.

Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season.  Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them.  Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.

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Showings

Show Dates Start Times Price
September 27th 2018 7pm £12 | £11 con

TIME TRIAL

TIME TRIAL gives us an exhilarating and terrifying place in the race, providing an immersive experience as close to actually competing as you will ever see on film. David Millar, shrouded in darkness, declares an intention to rise again.

A sensory ride through the thrill and hardship of professional cycling. We are hurtled off a hillside, details blurring like watercolours. The euphoria and the fatigue, the highs and the lows. It’s as if it were ourselves struggling through the bumpy roads of France. David bluntly and fearlessly narrates his last season in the saddle, intimate and immediate, along with the intricate relationships of cyclist, road crew, fellow competitors, manic fans, and the media circus surrounding it all.

 

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Showings

Show Dates Start Times Price
September 28th 2018 7.30pm £8.00

Ruby Turner

Ruby Turner is Britain’s premier soul singer, whose style encompasses Soul, R&B, and Reggae, and who has received much acclaim for her soul shows and albums.

Don’t miss Ruby this autumn when she returns to Theatr Colwyn with her solo tour.

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Show Dates Start Times Price
September 29th 2018 7.30pm £23

John Owen Jones

Award-winning West End and Broadway star John Owen-Jones, the singer who has played Phantom more than any other West End actor and was the youngest actor to ever play Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, will release his brand new album Spotlight in the Autumn and then set out on a tour of his Welsh homeland this October. (Tickets available from www.johnowenjones.com).

Spotlight will feature John’s unique take on tracks from musicals and more, with music performed by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of John’s long time musical collaborator, John Quirk.

John says – “I think Spotlight could be my best album yet! I think it’s a really exciting selection of songs and the 65-piece City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra sound amazing. I can’t wait for people to hear it!

To coincide with the release of Spotlight, John has announced a 5 date tour across Wales this October in support of the new album, stopping off at Porthcawl, Llanelli, Colwyn Bay, Brecon and Carmarthen. Fans can expect to hear material off his brand new album alongside a selection of songs that have helped make him the well loved performer that he is today.

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Showings

Show Dates Start Times Price
October 04th 2018 7.30pm £26 (Ticket price includes a £1 administration fee)

The House With A Clock In Its Walls (Cert TBC)

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Subtitled screenings October 9 | 4pm & 7pm

Starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett

Running time:100 minutes

This magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town’s sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead.

Showings

Show Dates Start Times Price
October 05th 2018 4pm / 7pm £5.50 | U15s £4.50
October 06th 2018 2.30pm / 7pm £5.50 | U15s £4.50
October 07th 2018 4pm / 7pm £5.50 | U15s £4.50
October 08th 2018 4pm / 7pm £5.50 | U15s £4.50
October 09th 2018 4pm / 7pm £5.50 | U15s £4.50
October 10th 2018 4pm / 7pm £5.50 | U15s £4.50
October 11th 2018 5.30pm / 8.30pm £5.50 | U15s £4.50

Dementia Friendly Film Screening - JAILHOUSE ROCK (U)

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A young man, Vince Everett (Elvis Presley), is convicted of manslaughter after being drawn into a bar fight while trying to defend a woman. In prison, Everett finds salvation when his cellmate, a country singer named Hunk Houghton (Mickey Shaughnessy), hears him sing and pegs him as a future star. Once released, Everett gets a job in a night club and meets Peggy Van Alden (Judy Tyler), a young woman who works for a record company and who, like Houghton, also sees talent in Everett.

Featuring classic rock and roll numbers ‘Jailhouse Rock’, ‘Treat Me Nice’ and ‘You’re So Square (Baby, I Don’t Care).

Carers go free | Includes a free tea/coffee & cake
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The dementia friendly screenings are programmed in partnership with the ‘A Life More Ordinary’ Project at The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster. This is a screening for people with dementia, memory loss and their family, friends and carers but is open to the general public. Please note that pastoral care is not provided at these events.  A friend, family member or carer must also attend.
The screenings have a relaxed atmosphere so that people are welcome to move around and come and go as they please. Each screening includes an interval with live entertainment, provided by and in partnership with Welsh National Opera and supported by Canu Conwy, the Conwy County Borough Council staff choir.

*Please contact us in advance if you are a wheelchair user and wish to attend as there is limited availability of wheelchair spaces.

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Showings

Show Dates Start Times Price
October 11th 2018 2pm £4.50 | Carers go free - includes refreshments

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