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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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Cinema campaign talks the talk with screening of Slits movie

The David Lean Cinema Campaign has always been about doing a bit more than simply screening films, and they have often staged some intriguing and fascinating discussions around movies, too. Especially if campaign co-founder Adrian Winchester happened to have a … Continue reading

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Circuses, Churchill and Clapton: busy times at the David Lean

Now this may be apocryphal, but when the Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood heard that Showtime was to make a documentary about his old friend Eric Clapton entitled A Life In 12 Bars, he’s supposed to have said, “That can’t be … Continue reading

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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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