Screen Events

Metropolitan Opera Live: Semiramide (Rossini)

Screen One, The Capitol Horsham, North Street, Horsham

Saturday March 10, 5.55pm

Tickets £25/concs £23

This rarely performed tragic opera by Rossini tells the story of Semiramide, Queen of Babylon, who defies bad omens and supernatural threats in her quest to find a worth successor to her late husband. But she harbours dark secrets. Angela Meade takes on the challenging vocal role of Semiramide. 

Phone 01403 750220 or visit

ROH: Carmen Encore (12A)

Connaught Studio, Union Place, Worthing

Sunday March 11, 2pm

Tickets £14.50/concs £13.50

Bizet’s classic opera Carmen stars Anna Goryachova in an intense production directed by Barrie Kosky. With a heady combination of passion, sensuality and violence, its numbers such as the Habanera and the Toreador Song have permeated popular consciousness and is one of the most famous operas in the entire art form. It is sung in French with English surtitles.

Phone 01903 206206 or visit

Frantz (12A)

The Capitol Horsham, North Street, Horsham

Monday March 12, 8pm

Tickets £5

Anna, a young German woman whose finance Frantz was killed in the trenches of the First World War, strikes up a relationship with a young man who has come to place flowers on his grave. He’s a French veteran of the war and the town, still reeling from defeat, is hostile to his presence. The 2017 film stars Pierre Niney, Paula Beer and Ernst Stotzner. With English subtitles.

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The Big Lebowski (15)

The Old Market, 11a Upper Market Street, Hove

Tuesday March 13, 8pm

Tickets £6/TOM’s Friends 15% off

Her life was in their hands. Now her toe is in the mail. This surreal and funny Coen Brothers movie from 1998 was a critical flop but is now a cult film, with Jeff Bridges playing The Dude, a burnout who gets mixed up in corruption, mistaken identity and bowling. The cast also includes John Goodman, Steve Buscemi and Julianne Moore.

Phone 01273 201801 or visit

Kendal Mountain Festival UK Tour 2018

The Old Market, 11a Upper Market Street, Hove

Thursday March 15, 7.30pm-10.30pm

Tickets £15/u25s £10

The Kendal Mountain Festival is on its 2018 UK tour, which features films and talks from some of the world’s greatest adventurers. It celebrates some of the wildest places on earth.

Phone 01273 201801 or visit


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

Friday March 16, 7pm

Tickets £12

Vladimir Jurowski conducts Verdi’s last opera – his only true comic opera. With an international cast led by Christopher Purves in the role of the corpulent Falstaff, Richard Windsor’s production brings out the humour, bitterness and anger embodied in the Shakespeare plays this opera is based on. It is filmed in high definition and there is a pre-film talk at 6.50pm.

Phone 01273 464440 or visit

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

The Capitol Horsham, North Street, Horsham

Sunday March 18, 2.30pm

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

Girlhood (15)

The Old Market, 11a Upper Market Street, Hove

Monday March 19, 7.30pm

Tickets £6/TOM’s Friends 15% off

Regarded as one of the best recent coming-of-age films, Celine Sciamma’s movie follows Marieme (Karidja Toure), a reserved high school student with few friends living in the housing projects on the outskirts of Parjs with her mother and abusive brother who finds an outlet for escape as the fourth member of a girl gang who embark on a stealing spree in the city. There’s an iconic scene as the girls dance and lip-synch to Rihanna’s Diamonds.

Phone 01273 201801 or visit

Mindhorn (15) – with audio description

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

Tuesday March 20, 2pm

Tickets £3.50/carers free

An actor who once played Mindhorn, a lead character in an old TV detective series, is persuaded by the police to talk to a serial killer who believes Mindhorn is a real detective. With Julian Barratt, Kenneth Branagh and Simon Callow.

Phone 01273 464440 or visit

North by Northwest (PG)

The Under Ground Theatre, 1 Grove Road, Eastbourne

Tuesday March 20, 7.15pm

Tickets £5 (includes a drink)

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1959 thriller starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason is a tale of mistaken identity as an innocent man is pursued across the US by agents of a mysterious organisation who think he is trying to scupper their plans to smuggle a microfilm containing government secrets. It is the first film to feature extended use of kinetic typography in its opening credits. UGT film buff Chris Leach gives a pre-screening powerpoint presentation on the movie and its stars.

Phone 0843 289 1980 or visit

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