Weekend of films

  • 21 April 2016
  • Ceri Brown

April 29th to May 1st we have a weekend of interesting films in the Reynolds Room.
First of all, on Friday there will be a special showing for Knighton and area of the newly released documentary The Divide based on the book the Spirit Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett. The film, based on real life people / families in the UK and the USA, will be shown on Friday 29th April in the Reynolds Room at 7.30.p.m., with an entry charge of £2.50 to cover costs. The screening is sponsored by the Equality Trust.

Then on Sunday May 1st we have a matinee screening of a true classic of British cinema, the John Osborne penned adaptation of Henry Fieldings bawdy 18th Century comedy “Tom Jones”, starring Albert Finney. Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, it is being presented in Knighton in association with the Osborne and After Festival taking place in Clun from May 6th to 8th.
A Clun resident in his later life and to his death in 1994, John Osborne shook the theatre world with his play “Look Back in Anger”. Present at todays film show will be the actual Oscar won by John Osborne for his screenplay for “Tom Jones”!!
As usual, doors open at 2.30pm and entry is £4.

Finally, on Sunday evening we have for your entertainment a more recent British Comedy classic in the form of “The Lady in the Van”, with a screenplay by Alan Bennett and an acclaimed performance by Maggie Smith. Doors open 7pm and its £4 admission.
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