Category Archives: David Lean Cinema Campaign

Cinema backs Kenley history project with Battle of Britain film

As the Royal Air Force marks its centenary today with a spectacular fly-past over the capital, the David Lean Cinema volunteers and the people behind the Kenley history project are combining their efforts to mark one of the most heroic … Continue reading

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Croydon to stage exhibition of art with a Nitsch audience

Croydon Council is this week staging a retrospective of works from the archive of the controversial Austrian avant-garde artist Hermann Nitsch. The Smithsonian website has said that “The performance art of Hermann Nitsch, a man revered and reviled in equal … Continue reading

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David Lean Cinema celebrates the role of its 100 volunteers

It’s Volunteers’ Week from June 1 and the volunteer-run David Lean Cinema is taking time to say “thank you” for the fantastic contribution that its volunteers make. “We have around 100 of them and without their willing help we wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Cinema shudders to silence that never sounded so terrifying

OWEN HETHERSAY previews next month’s screenings at the David Lean Next month’s programme of movies at the David Lean Cinema in the Croydon Clocktower offers a broad range for all tastes and interests, from the highly anticipated A Quiet Place, to … Continue reading

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‘Fairground ride with dodgy brakes’ is coming to David Lean

Nothing if not eclectic, May’s programme of movies at the David Lean Cinema in the Croydon Clocktower spans Ingmar Bergman’s rendition of a Mozart opera, some Scandi-noir set in Cairo, a Japanese stop-action animation, and the Australian outback in the … Continue reading

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Cinema takes us from the West Wing to Yorkshire, via Wakanda

  Still missing The West Wing? Waiting for that sequel to The Post*? The Final Year might be just the fix of behind-the-scenes Washington politicking you need, if lacking somewhat in Martin Sheen… but then, you get the Real Thing … Continue reading

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Up the Women! Celebrating the Women’s Suffrage Centenary

Croydon Bicycle Theatre Company is staging a special event on February 7 as part of the capital’s Women’s Suffrage Centenary celebrations. They say, “We will be remembering Rosa May Billinghurst, an incredible suffragette who attended rallies in her adapted handcycle, … Continue reading

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