The Party

The Party
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 11min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Sally Potter
  • Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall, Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones
  • UK release: 13 October 2017

Janet (Scott Thomas) is throwing a party to celebrate her promotion to Shadow Health Minister, but as friends arrive, secrets emerge and it all starts to unravel. Potter’s most accessible and uproarious film yet runs to a succinct 71 minutes but expertly takes the pulse of the nation.

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Performance times

Cranleigh Arts Centre (0.0 miles)

1 High Street, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8AS
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Fri 23 Mar


Haddenham Youth & Community Centre (0.0 miles)

Woodways, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, HP17 8DS
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Tue 10 Apr


Jordans Village Hall (0.0 miles)

Jordans, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2SY
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Sun 10 Jun


Langley Park School for Boys, Beckenham (0.0 miles)

Hawksbrook Lane, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BP
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Wed 25 Apr


Lucem House, St Helens (0.0 miles)

100 Corporation Street, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1SX
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Fri 6 Apr

£5.50 some concessions

Reviews & features

The Party

9 Oct 20174 stars

A celebration turns enjoyably sour in Sally Potter's uproarious comedy of manners

British writer-director Sally Potter returns with her most accessible and uproarious film yet. Shot in black-and-white, and running to a succinct 71-minutes, The Party is a nimble ensemble comedy that gathers together a fine cast for a cutting swipe at…

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