The Square (Peak Film Society)

151 mins Certificate 15 Sweden/Germany/France/Denmark 2018 Starring: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West Director: Ruben Ostlund Palme D’Or winning satire on the art world. A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit. Anyone who has succumbed to to giggles in front of a Tracey Emin bed sheet will get a kick out of this. Swedish with English subtitles.

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I, Tonya (Peak Film Society)

119 mins  Certificate 15 USA 2017 Starring: Margot Robbie and Allison Janney Director: Craig Gillespie The true story of figure skater Tonya Harding who battled to become a champion but whose legacy is her involvement in the injury to fellow Olympic hopeful Nancy Kerrigan in 1994. There’s a wonderful tension between the supercharged style and tawdry material.  

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Funny Cow (Peak Film Society)

102 mins  Certificate 15  UK  2017 Starring:  Stephen Graham, Paddy Considine, Maxine Peake Director:  Adrian Shergold Funny Cow follows the changing fortunes of a female standup comic finding her feet in, and braving the sexism of,  the northern working men’s clubs of the 70s, drawing on her violent and troubled upbringing to develop her act.  A film about comedy rather than a comedy.

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A Fantastic Woman (Peak Film Society)

144 mins  Certificate 15 Chile 2017 Starring: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes Director: Sebastián Lelio Oscar winning Chilean art-house drama in which a young transgender woman is subjected to suspicion and prejudice when her older boyfriend suddenly dies.  This award-winning film handles its timely, sensitive subject matter with care.   In Spanish with English subtitles.  

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Peak Film Society)

115 mins Certificate 15 USA 2017 Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Caleb Landry Jones Director: Martin McDonagh A dark comedy drama in which a mother becomes frustrated at the local police force's ineptitude in solving her daughter's murder. When no perpetrators have been identified and the investigation grinds to a halt, Mildred takes matters into her own hands to ensure that the media, local citizens and the police take her plight seriously and find her daughter's killer.

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Festival Saturday

Armistice Theatre Warwick presents 'Pals' by Mike Tildesley. Final Adjudication and Adjudicator's Awards presented by Carmel Bird of  Greater Manchester Drama Federation. Tickets cost £3 per evening (no concessions, unreserved seating). A bargain ‘Festival Ticket’ covers all 6 evenings and costs just £10. Tickets are available at the theatre bar or pay on the door. You can reserve tickets by emailing brownmikeandpolly@btinternet.com or phone 01457 865278 (answerphone)

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THE OPPOSITE SEX (Partington Players)

By David Tristram. Directed by Hazel Phillips. What should have been a friendly foursome's dinner party descends into a comic nightmare of black eyes and broken china.

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BLOOD BROTHERS – the play version (Partington Players)

By Willy Russell. Directed by Carole Wilson. An amateur production of Blood Brothers (play version) by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD. The original play on which the long-running musical is based. Humour, drama and raw emotion fill 'The Tale Of The Johnson Twins'. Tickets Book online at www.ticketsource.co.uk/partingtontheatre from Sunday 24th March 2019. You will not be charged a booking fee and you can print out your ticket at home or transfer it to your mobile. Book by telephone during office hours…

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DRACULA – the bloody truth (Partington Players)

By John Nicholson and Le Navet Bête. Directed by Andrew Wilson A hilarious comedy staying close(ish) to Bram Stoker's famous Gothic novel. With the help of 6 actors playing 27 characters, Professor Van Helsing traipses across Europe trying to convince us that the story is, in actual fact, true. Tickets: Available now from the following sources Book on-line at www.ticketsource.co.uk/partingtontheatre  You will not be charged a booking fee and you can print out your ticket at home or transfer it to…

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ROAD (Partington Players)

By Jim Cartwright. Directed by Matthew Cox. Northern life in the 1980s. The residents of one street. Sharp, sad, funny and angry - and wonderfully written. Please note - this play contains strong language and adult themes.

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