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£5 tickets for under-25s go with a rush at David Lean Cinema

The David Lean Cinema is introducing “rush tickets” for the under-25s from January. “Unfortunately, we have had to increase ticket prices by 50p to £8.50 for standard tickets, and £7 for concessions. However, in order to encourage younger patrons, we … Continue reading

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Movies, moustaches and how to handle a strong leader crisis

  “Life has improved,” the strong leader said. “Life has become more joyous.” Croydon 2017? Nope, Moscow, 1950. Those were the words of Josef Stalin who, post-mortem, bestrides the brilliant horror-satire which is the first presentation of the David Lean … Continue reading

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Are you sitting comfortably? Let the movies begin…

There really are some terrific films on offer at the David Lean Cinema next month. And they can now all be watched from the comfort of a properly furnished and re-upholstered cinema. In November, the cinema is showing the controversial … Continue reading

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Bollywood comes to Croydon in celebration of Indian film

India has one of the world’s richest and most prolific film industries, and to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, Malti Patel of Apsara Arts is staging a “Filam India” programme at the David Lean Cinema in central Croydon. … Continue reading

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Dench, Rush and Boyega are David Lean stars for October

Tickets are now on sale for the David Lean Cinema in October, which offers a typically eclectic selection of movies, including Halloween screenings, Judi Dench reprising her role as Queen Victoria, Geoffrey Rush giving yet another outstanding performance in his … Continue reading

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Here’s to you Mrs Robinson: memories of the Summer of Love

It’s the Summer of Lurve at the David Lean Cinema, at least for a week or so at the end of next month, when the Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign’s regular screenings resume after a brief summer hiatus with … Continue reading

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RAF Kenley celebrated with screening of Reach for the Sky

There’s more than a sense of stiff upper lip and Battle of Britain spirit about the offerings from the David Lean Cinema for July and (a bit of) August, tickets for which have gone on sale today. For a start, … Continue reading

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