Tag Archives: Clocktower

Ridley Scott’s back in orbit with a tale of space survival

  If the hard-working volunteers behind the Save the David Lean Campaign keep putting together programmes as they have for December, then calls for them to offer season ticket deals for regular attenders will have to be looked at. There … Continue reading

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Heroes and villains lay out their stories across the big screen

It’s Heroes, and heroines, and villains at the David Lean Cinema in November, as shown in the month’s programme, just released. There’s Lance Armstrong, finally revealed as a drug-taking cheat rather than the cycling hero he and his backers would … Continue reading

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Amy Winehouse and Orson Welles are highlighted on screen

Amy, which charts the life and tragic death of Amy Winehouse, a little-seen Falstaffian tale starring and directed by Orson Welles,a modern-day take on the Old West and the first ever feature film shot in Lesotho being shown in the … Continue reading

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David Lean screens Kubrick classic to mark Armistice Day

The David Lean Cinema will mark Armistice Day on November 11 in this centenary year of the start of World War I by screening one of the most powerful and influential anti-war movies ever made. Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory, … Continue reading

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Croydon Carnival of Books, Central Library, Aug 27-30

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Campaign offers Loach’s last movie, Woody Allen and gigolos

The Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign continues to go from strength to strength, as shown by its September programme, announced yesterday. In addition to the regular screenings on Thursdays, the Campaign is staging two additional screenings in the coming … Continue reading

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Pearson gets under the skin with Q&A at David Lean Cinema

The June season of (mainly) Thursday screenings at the David Lean Cinema in the Clocktower arts complex includes a special Question and Answer session next week with Adam Pearson following Under The Skin. Croydon-based Pearson was born with neurofibromatosis, a condition … Continue reading

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