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Cinema’s global offering for May includes Shakespeare’s Globe

The volunteer-run David Lean Cinema, celebrating the third anniversary of its re-opening this week, has announced plans to branch out in May, with special screenings of Twelfth Night, performed in The Globe Theatre on the South Bank by an all-male … Continue reading

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Celebrations as cinema campaign marks third anniversary

The corks will be popping in the Clocktower next week, as the David Lean Cinema Campaign marks the third anniversary of the cinema reopening. Patrons attending the screenings of Lion next Thursday will be invited to celebrate with a complimentary … Continue reading

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Arthouse cinema picks its Oscar-winners well by Moonlight

There’s no Oscar envelope bungling at the David Lean Cinema, where the first film up for viewing in April at the arthouse cinema (and chosen by the David Lean Cinema campaigners before Sunday night’s embarrassment) is the Best Picture-winner, Moonlight. … Continue reading

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Cinema campaigners re-open Arts Bar for 2017 screenings

The David Lean Cinema enjoyed a 16 per cent increase in ticket sales in 2016, its second full year since Croydon’s arthouse cinema in the Clocktower complex re-opened with a programme selected and managed by a group of volunteers. The … Continue reading

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Cinema campaigners celebrate winning Time Out award

The David Lean Cinema has won the “Local Culture” section in Croydon in the 2016 Time Out Love London awards. The awards, in their third year, are determined by the general public who vote for their favourite restaurants, shops and, … Continue reading

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Putin, the Bolshoi Ballet and a long-closed Croydon theatre

The Russian embassy in London has started to promote one of the screenings of Croydon’s arthouse cinema. The David Lean Cinema, in the Clocktower arts complex in the town centre, begins its November programme on Wednesday with a special 60th … Continue reading

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Ballet, Bridget and I, Daniel Blake on offer in November

As the winter nights draw in, so the David Lean Cinema programme becomes a touch more reflective on the history of the cinema, and Croydon. There’s strong women, as actors and as characters, throughout the Clocktower’s arthouse cinema’s November programme. … Continue reading

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