Screen Events

The Big Sick (15)

Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea

Thursday February 22, 2pm

Tickets £3.50

In this 2017 movie, a Pakistani-born comedian and a student fall in love but as their cultures clash, they are forced to confront family expectations and their true feelings. It stars Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan and Holly Hunter.

Phone 01273 464440 or visit ropetacklecentre.co.uk.


NT: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Connaught Theatre, Union Place, Worthing

Thursday February 22, 7pm

Tickets £14.50/concs £13.50

Broadcast live from the National Theatre is the all-star revival of the 20th century masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Hollywood actors Jack O’Connell, Sienna Miller and Colm Meaney star with Call The Midwife actress Hayley Squires in the play set on a steamy night in Mississippi. A Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out? The production is directed by Benedict Andrews.

Phone 01903 206206 or visit worthingtheatres.co.uk.


La Familie Bélier (12A)

The Capitol Horsham, North Street, Horsham

Friday February 23, 2pm

Tickets £5

Farm girl Paula really wants to sing but her parents are both deaf. She provides a way for them to communicate with the wider world – so how will they get on if she gets the chance to study music in Paris? This funny and amusing 2014 film stars Karin Viard, Francois Damiens and Eric Elmosnino.

Phone 01403 750220 or visit thecapitolhorsham.com.


Metropolitan Opera Live: La Boheme (Puccini)

Screen one, The Capitol Horsham, North Street, Horsham

Saturday February 24, 5.30pm

Tickets  £25/concs £23

Opera superstars Sonya Yoncheva and Michael Fabiano play the heartbreaking couple in Franco Zeffirelli’s production of Puccini’s opera. Poverty-stricken poet Rodolfo meets Mimi and falls in love. But Mimi is ill, Rodolfo is jealous and their romance is doomed. 

Phone 01403 750220 or visit thecapitolhorsham.com.


NT: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (15)

The Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley

Monday February 26, 7pm

Tickets £9.50

Broadcast live from the National Theatre is the all-star revival of the 20th century masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Hollywood actors Jack O’Connell, Sienna Miller and Colm Meaney star with Call The Midwife actress Hayley Squires in the play set on a steamy night in Mississippi. A Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out? The production is directed by Benedict Andrews.

Phone 01293 553636 or visit parkwoodtheatres.co.uk.


NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (15)

The Capitol Horsham, North Street, Horsham

Tuesday February 27, 7pm

Tickets £18/concs £17/student and child £13

Broadcast live from the National Theatre is the all-star revival of the 20th century masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Hollywood actors Jack O’Connell, Sienna Miller and Colm Meaney star with Call The Midwife actress Hayley Squires in the play set on a steamy night in Mississippi. A Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out? The production is directed by Benedict Andrews.

Phone 01403 750220 or visit thecapitolhorsham.com.


Afternoon Tea at the Movies: Casablanca (U)

Chequer Mead Community Arts Centre, De La Warr Road, East Grinstead

Wednesday February 28, 2.30pm

Tickets £5/Afternoon Tea package £18

You must remember this: the classic 1942 romantic film Casablanca, which celebrated the 75th anniversary of its world premiere last November, is set during the Second World War. It centres on Rick Blaine, the owner of Rick’s Cafe Americain in Casablanca, and Ilsa Lund, the wife of a Resistance leader, who sacrifice their love for a higher purpose: to defeat the Nazis. Humphrey Bogart plays Rick and Ingrid Bergman is Ilse, and the cast also features Claude Rains, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre and Conrad Veidt.

Phone 01342 302000 or visit chequermead.org.uk.


ROH: The Winter’s Tale (12A)

Connaught Studio, Union Place, Worthing

Wednesday February 28, 7.15pm

Tickets £16.50/child and senior £15.50/student £14.50

Broadcast live from the Royal Opera House is The Royal Ballet’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s great romance The Winter’s Tale into a modern narrative ballet. This adaptation was created by The Royal Ballet’s artistic associate Christopher Wheeldon and after its premiere is now considered a modern ballet classic. The story follows the destruction of a marriage through consuming jealousy, the abandonment of a child and a seemingly hopeless love. Yet, through remorse and regret – and after a seemingly miraculous return to life – the ending is one of forgiveness and reconciliation. Picture: Johann Persson.

Phone 01903 206206 or visit worthingtheatres.co.uk.


Dunkirk (12A)

Ropetackle Arts Centre, Little High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea

Wednesday February 28, 7.30pm

Tickets £5

Starring Tom Hardy, Fionn Whitehead and Harry Styles, this 2017 World War Two thriller depicts the evacuation of allied troops from the French town of Dunkirk.

Phone 01273 464440 or visit ropetacklecentre.co.uk.


The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (U)

The Under Ground Theatre, 1 Grove Road, Eastbourne

Sunday March 4, 2.30pm

Tickets £5 (including tea and cakes)

The 1958 movie is based on the true story of tenacious British maid Gladys Aylward, who became a missionary in China in the years leading up to the Second World War. It stars Ingrid Bergman, Curt Jurgens and Robert Donat, and won director Mark Robson an Oscar nomination. UGT film buff Chris Leach gives a pre-screening powerpoint presentation on the movie and its stars.

Phone 0843 289 1980 or visit undergroundtheatre.co.uk.


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