42nd Street, the legendary Broadway musical theatre classic, is a glorious ( Express) and utterly moreish extravaganza of glitz ( Times). Telling the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with stars in her eyes who gets her big break on Broadway, this is the largest ever staging of the Tony(R) Award-winning musical and it was filmed live at the magnificent Theatre Royal in the heart of Londons West End. Starring national treasure Bonnie Langford as Dorothy Brock and featuring iconic songs 42nd Street, Were In The Money and Lullaby Of Broadway, this is pure musical magic on the big screen.CREDITSCastDorothy Brock BONNIE LANGFORDJulian Marsh TOM LISTERPeggy Sawyer CLARE HALSEBilly Lawlor PHILIP BERTIOLIMaggie Jones JASNA IVIRBert Barry CHRISTOPHER HOWELLPat Denning MATTHEW GOODGAMEAndy Lee GRAEME HENDERSONAbner Dillon BRUCE MONTAGUEMac / Doc / Thug MARK MCKERRACHERAnnie EMMA CAFFREYLorraine ELLA MARTINEPhyllis CLARE RICKARDOscar PAUL KNIGHTProductionBook by Michael Stewart Mark BrambleMusic Lyrics by Harry Warren Al DubinDirector MARK BRAMBLESet Designer DOUGLAS W. SCHMIDTCostume Designer ROGER KIRKLighting Designer PETER MUMFORDSound Designer GARETH OWENSOCIAL MEDIA#42ndStreet#42ndStreetMusical#42ndStreetCinemaPRESS QUOTESAchingly beautiful revival of an American classicTHE TELEGRAPHGloriousTHE EXPRESSUtterly moreish extravaganza of glitzTHE TIMESExtraordinaryTHE STAGEQuality StreetDAILY MAILA spectacular revivalTIME OUT
Mon 9 Nov
Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day. Written by Twentieth Century Fox
Mon 2 Nov
A Victorian family prepares a paper theatre for a performance of A Christmas Carol. The audience enters the imagination of one of the children and quickly, the cardboard stage transforms to reveal a magical world containing real dancers and stylised sets.The classic tale unfolds in a rich tapestry of highly absorbing, theatrical drama featuring sumptuous visual effects inspired by the techniques of early cinema. In a daring twist of format, characters are portrayed by dancers and voiced by an eclectic cast of the worlds most recognisable actors.The mix of danced action and spoken narration brings fresh dimension to Dickens characters and poetic language, whilst remaining true to the beauty of the authors original narrative.CastSimon Russell Beale as the voice of Scrooge - Danced by Michael Nunn and Jakub FranasowiczAndy Serkis as the voice of Marleys Ghost - Danced by Russell MaliphantMartin Freeman as the voice of Bob Cratchit - Danced by Karl Fagerlund BrekkeDaniel Kaluuya as The Ghost of Christmas Present - Danced by Mikey BoatsCarey Mulligan as Belle - Danced by Grace JabbariLesley Caron as The Ghost of Christmas Past - Danced by Dana FourasDame Sian Phillips as The NarratorDirectors ProfileBehind A Christmas Carol are two of the most exciting and creative British filmmakers today. Sibling directors Jacqui Morris and David Morris first shot to prominence with their 2013 debut, the double BAFTA nominated McCullin. The Grierson award winning film Attacking the Devil followed in 2016, highlighting the ground-breaking investigative work of the late Sir Harold Evans during the thalidomide scandal. Their third film, Nureyev lifted the curtain on one of the worlds most iconic ballet dancers.
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Mon 28 Dec
The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theaters production of Rodgers and Hammersteins The King And I recorded live at Londons iconic Palladium returns to the big screen. Reprising her Tony Award-winning role, Broadway musicals undisputed Queen (The Sunday Times) Kelli OHara (Anna) takes to the stage alongside Tony and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (The King) in a "powerhouse" (The Times) performance. Also returning to her Tony Award winning role as Lady Thiang is Ruthie Ann Miles.Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. With one of the finest scores ever written including Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You, and Shall We Dance, and featuring a company of over 50 world-class performers, The King and I is a testament to the lavish heritage of gloriously romantic musical theatre it is the greatest musical from the golden age of musicals.
Fri 11 Dec
KINKY BOOTS SYNOPSIS (Short version)Kinky Boots The Musical, filmed live at Londons Adelphi Theatre, is strutting onto the big screen! Charlie is a factory owner struggling to save his family business, and Lola is a fabulous entertainer with a wildly exciting idea. With a little compassion and a lot of understanding, this unexpected pair learn to embrace their differences and create a line of sturdy stilettos unlike any the world has ever seen!CREDITSCastLola MATT HENRYCharlie Price KILLIAN DONNELLYLauren NATALIE McQUEENDon SEAN NEEDHAMNicola CORDELIA FANWORTHGeorge ANTONY REEDProductionBook by HARVEY FIERSTEINMusic Lyrics CYNDI LAUPERDirected Choreographed by JERRY MITCHELLBased on the Miramax Motion Picture Kinky Boots written by Geoff Deane and Tim FirthScenic Design DAVID ROCKWELLCostume Design GREGG BARNESLighting Design KENNETH POSNERSound Design JOHN SHIVERSUK Musical Director JIM HENSONDirected for the screen by BRETT SULLIVANSOCIAL MEDIA#KinkyBoots#KinkyBootsMusical#KinkyBootsCinemaPRESS QUOTESHilarious, heartwarming and a hell of a lot of funDigital SpyA glorious high-kicking rompEvening StandardDazzling, fabulously sassy and upliftingTime OutAn absolute hoot of a showThe Times
Mon 16 Nov
Set on a colorful Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA songs. A young woman about to be married discovers that any one of three men could be her father. She invites all three to the wedding without telling her mother, Donna Sheridan (Meryl Streep), who was once the lead singer of Donna and the Dynamos. In the meantime, Donna has invited her back-up singers, Rosie Mulligan (Dame Julie Walters) and Tanya Wilkinson (Christine Baranski).
Fri 23 Oct
- Cast: Michael Ball, Alfie Boe
Michael Ball and Alfie Boe performing live at the O2 Arena.
Fri 6 Nov
Mon 14 Dec
A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined - until he meets the kind Brown family, who read the label around his neck ('Please look after this bear. Thank you.') and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist.
Mon 26 Oct
Open since 1967, Mowlem offers the latest film releases as well as a live theatre programme and Community Room.
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