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Legendary annual Maastricht concert which features the maestro in his element, along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very special guests.
Sat 1 Aug
Sun 2 Aug
Film featuring key exhibitions and interviews with curators of Kahlo's work.
Mon 6 Jul
Wed 8 Jul
- Directed by: Jacob Schuh
- Cast: Voices of Helena Bonham Carter, James Corden, Robbie Coltrane
The cinema version of Julia Donaldson's clever and colourful book about a resourceful mouse and, of course, the terrible Gruffalo. Featuring a veritable feast of famous voices.
Tue 28 Jul
- UK / Germany
- Directed by: Uwe Heidschötter, Johannes Weiland
- Cast: Helena Bonham Carter, Shirley Henderson, Robbie Coltrane
Star-studded follow-up. A young Gruffalo goes in search of the Big Bad Mouse, despite warnings from her father.
Tue 27 Oct
- 2h 2min
- Directed by: Charles Vidor
- Cast: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell
James Cagney received a third Best Actor Oscar nomination for his role as ruthless gangster Martin ‘The Gimp’ Snyder in this unusually candid, hard-edged biography of 1920s singer Ruth Etting. Doris Day matches him with one of the best dramatic performances of her career as Etting, a woman moulded for stardom by her Svengalilike lover and unable to escape his obsessive need to dominate and control her life. A lavish recreation of the roaring twenties, great songs (‘Ten Cents a Dance’, ‘Love Me or Leave Me’ etc) and scorching performances make this one of the best late Cagney films and the recipient of six Oscar nominations.
Fri 5 Jun
- Directed by: Liz Whitaker
- Cast: Adam Buxton, Kate Harbour, Shelley Longworth, Rob Rackshaw
Educational comedy adventure, following a curious, lovable monster called Messy.
Tue 14 Jul
Tue 6 Oct
- 2h 20min
- Cast: Mick Fleetwood, Neil Finn, Noel Gallagher, Billy Gibbons, David Gilmour, Kirk Hammett, Jonny Lang, John Mayall, Christine McVie, Pete Townshend, Steven Tyler, Bill Wyman
Stars of the music world come to pay tribute to Peter Green and the music of Fleetwood Mac, including the likes of Noel Gallagher, Billy Gibbons, David Gilmour, Christine McVie, Pete Townshend, Steven Tyler and more.
Tue 2 Jun
Broadcast live from the National Theatre, this comedic farce set in 1940s Britain follows pilot Jack Absolute's quest for win the heart of his old flame, Lydia.
Thu 23 Jul
Fri 7 Aug
New play from Lucy Kirkwood, about a murder case in the 18th century.
Mon 8 Jun
- Directed by: Edmunds Jansons
A charming animation short about a little girl who plans to send her baby brother and grandma to the moon.
Tue 8 Dec
- Directed by: Jan Lachauer/Max Lang
- Cast: Simon Pegg, Gillian Anderson, Rob Brydon, Timothy Spall, Martin Clunes, Sally Hawkins, David Walliams
Charming kids' tale about a witch who lets too many creatures onto her broom, much to the annoyance of her cat.
Tue 3 Nov
Wayne McGregor, contemporary composer Thomas Adès, artist Tacita Dean, lighting designer Lucy Carter and dramaturg Uzma Hameed collaborate to create this version of Dante's work.
Thu 28 May
Mon 1 Jun
Operatic adaptation of the Greek tragedy by Christof Loy.
Thu 18 Jun
Mon 22 Jun
A live screening of the Royal Shakespeare Company's A Comedy of Errors, a farcical comedy about two sets of twins. Mistaken identities abound in a typical Shakespearean manner, of course.
Wed 15 Jul
Fri 31 Jul
Broadcast of the Royal Shakespeare Company's adaptation of Pericles.
Wed 23 Sep
Fri 9 Oct
King Leontes appears to have everything: power, wealth, a loving family and friends. But sexual jealousy sets in motion a chain of events with tragic consequences…
Wed 10 Jun
Fri 26 Jun
- Directed by: Max Lang, Daniel Snaddon
- Cast: Diana Rigg, Sally Hawkins, Rob Brydon
A charming short animation film based on Julia Donaldson's children's book.
Tue 22 Sep
- Directed by: Jeroen Jaspaert, Daniel Snaddon
- Cast: Martin Freeman, Jennifer Saunders, Sally Hawkins, Rob Brydon
Stick Man (Freeman) gets carried away from the family tree, and has to make it back for Christmas.
Tue 22 Dec
The building housing this cinema was bequeathed in 1925 to the 'Mayor, Alderman and Citizens of the City of Norwich' with the intention 'that the place should be used for the advancement of education in its widest and most comprehensive sense'. That aim stands true today, as a vast range of events and themed screenings take place at the venue, including showings of documentaries and live recordings of opera and theatre shows. Refreshments are available at the Dining Room.
All areas of the building are accessible by wheelchair and adapted toilet facilities are available.
To access the cinema by public transport please note that Norwich Railway Station is a short walk away, as is the Norwich Castle Meadow Bus Terminal.
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