Follies

Follies is set in New York in 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Imelda Staunton, Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical was directed by Dominic Cooke and filmed live on stage at the National Theatre in 2017.

Tickets cost £10 per adult and £5 for Under 18s. There will be a cash bar.

The doors will open at 6.45pm with the screening starting at 7.30pm. The running time is 2 hours 20 minutes. Certificate 12A.

Prima Facie

Prima Facie stars Jodie Comer, the Emmy and Bafta award-winning star of Killing Eve and The Last Duel, in a solo actor tour de force from London’s Harold Pinter Theatre. This will be a NT Live production.

A young, brilliant barrister who loves to win comes face to face with unexpected forces when the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge.  Jodie Comer makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play, which takes us to the heart of where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game.  

Much Ado About Nothing

Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity.
The legendary family-run Hotel Messina on the Italian Riviera has been visited by artists, celebrities and royalty.  But when the owner’s daughter weds a dashing young soldier, not all guests are in the mood for love.  A string of scandalous deceptions soon surround not only the young couple but also the adamantly single Beatrice and Benedick.

Following his award-winning productions of Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night and Antony and Cleopatra, director Simon Godwin returns with this irresistible comedy, broadcast live from the National Theatre stage.

Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start; the performance last two hours and thirty minutes including an interval.  There will be a cash/card bar.

Jack Absolute Flies Again

Featuring a cast including Caroline Quentin (Jonathan Creek), Laurie Davidson (Guilty Party), Natalie Simpson (Three Sisters) and Kelvin Fletcher (Emmerdale).

July 1940. After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish.

Back on British soil, Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular, terms.

Emily Burns (The Comeback) directs this spectacularly entertaining new version of Sheridan’s The Rivals.

Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start; the performance last two hours and thirty minutes including an interval.  There will be a cash/card bar.