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Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

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21 Kingland Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1UG
  • Telephone 0844 406 8666
  • Box office times Mon–Sat 10am–9pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.lighthousepoole.co.uk

Arrival

Arrival
  • 2016
  • US
  • 116 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
  • Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma, Mark O'Brien

When 12 granite pod-like spaceships land on Earth, linguistic expert Dr Louise Banks (Adams) is recruited to try to communicate with their owners. Powerful, intelligent and profound sci-fi, with assured direction, impressive but restrained effects and anchored by a mesmerising performance from Adams as the brave, vulnerable and fallible central character.

Fri 20 Jan

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: 1905

The ensemble perform Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No 2 and Shostakovich Symphony No 8. Conducted by Kirill Karabits with Valeriy Sokolov on violin.

Wed 25 Jan

£15.50–£43

Fire In The North Sky: Epic Tales From Finland (Saatuja Sanoja)

UK storyteller Nick Hennessey tells the stories of Kalevala, Finland's national epic, against a backdrop of music played by three Finnish virtuoso musicians.

Thu 26 Jan

£14 (£12)

Metropolitan Opera: Roméo Et Juliette

The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production of Gounod’s opera based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette inBartlett Sher’s new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenko sings Frère Laurent. Sher’s staging is a La Scala production, initially presented by the Salzburg Festival, where it premiered in 2008.

Sat 21 Jan

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls
  • 2016
  • Spain/UK/US
  • 108 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: JA Bayona
  • Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson

Twelve-year-old Conor (MacDougall) has a mother (Jones) who's battling cancer and a father (Kebbell) who's walked out; then a yew-tree-shaped monster with Neeson's voice comes into his life. Coming-of-age tearjerker with a sometimes thin story, but fine performances from Jones and MacDougall.

Fri 20 Jan
Sat 21 Jan
Sun 22 Jan
Tue 24 Jan
Wed 25 Jan
Thu 26 Jan

Royal Shakespeare Company: The Tempest

Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in a production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran. The play is brought to life with the help of Intel and Andy Serkis' Imaginarium, featuring advanced technology in a bold reimagining of this Shakespearean classic.

Wed 25 Jan

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • 1954
  • US
  • 102 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Stanley Donen
  • Cast: Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn

When a backwoodsman takes his wife to his home farm in Oregon back in 1850, his six brothers realise they would also like to find wives.

Wed 25 Jan

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson

Sully
  • 2016
  • US
  • 96 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Clint Eastwood
  • Cast: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney

The story of pilot Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger (Hanks), who became an unassuming hero in 2009 after successfully ditching a US Airways Airbus 320 on the Hudson River. Eckhart gives strong support as co-pilot Jeff Skiles but the film belongs to Hanks, whose understated performance, with the skilful re-enactments of the crash, make for riveting drama.

Tue 24 Jan
Wed 25 Jan

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