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David Lean Cinema-goers are going ga-ga for La La Land

Not since the David Lean Cinema re-opened has excitement over an Oscar-nominated film seen its first two screenings at the 60-seater arthouse venue sold out – even before the tickets went on general sale. But that’s what has happened with … 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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Powerful performances from Adams highlight cinema choices

Tickets for the David Lean Cinema’s January programme go on sale tomorrow. Here, the cinema’s volunteer programmer, PHILIP HOWARD, runs through some of the many highlights Once upon a time, Academy Awards for acting were given for outstanding work throughout … 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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Musicals, cats and Katwe: David Lean’s ready for Christmas

Cartoons, musicals, movies about cats, and kids playing board games: Christmas can’t be far away. But as you might expect with the David Lean Cinema, Croydon’s arthouse movie programme for December is a touch more involved than that.

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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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