Tag Archives: Sir David Lean

David Lean Cinema is cutting its ticket prices from January

Croydon commuters’ rail fares might be going up in January, but cinema-goers’ booking fees are being cut. At least, movie-goers at the David Lean Cinema in the Clocktower on Katharine Street will be getting cheaper tickets for screenings from January … Continue reading

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Tales of an Indian epic movie which was decades in the making

BERNARD WINCHESTER on the special event staged at the David Lean Cinema on Saturday, which provided previously unheard secrets of the director’s final film Saturday’s screening and special Q&A at the arthouse cinema in the Croydon Clocktower was introduced by … Continue reading

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Movie star Fox to answer questions on Passage To India

The David Lean Cinema makes something of a return to its roots in October with the screening of its eponymous director’s last film, A Passage To India, with a question and answer session afterwards featuring actor James Fox and Lean’s … Continue reading

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Lean anniversary is marked with an added 35mm Twist

The 25th anniversary of the death of Sir David Lean – one of Britain’s greatest film directors – was commemorated on Saturday with the David Lean Cinema in the Croydon Clocktower a fitting venue. David Lean was born in South … Continue reading

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Lean anniversary to be marked with a special added Twist

The Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign is planning a special event next month to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of its eponymous Oscar-winner. Film historian Kevin Brownlow, the biographer of Croydon-born Sir David Lean and himself an … 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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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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