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Monday, 01 February 2016 (3074595)
National Theatre streaming of Romeo and Juliet can be seen at Picture House
by Henry James

THERE is a wide selection of films and plays in the latest programme of events at Parbold Picture House.

On Saturday, February 7 Suffragette can be seen at 7pm. It is directed by Sarah Gavron and stars Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, and Helena Bonham-Carter.

It is inspired by true stories of women of 1912-13 who were the foot-soldiers of the early feminist movement for equality.

There is a chance to see 45 years on Sunday, February 21 at 7pm. It is directed by Andrew Haigh and stars Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay.

It features Kate and Geoff who are planning their 45th wedding anniversary celebration.

The National Theatre streaming of As You Like It will be shown on Thursday, February 25 at 7pm.

Shakespeare’s comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind.

 On Sunday, March 6 Sicario will be shown at 7pm. It is directed by Denis Villeneuve and stars Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, and Benico Del Toro. 

In Mexico 'sicario’ means hitman. An idealistic FBI woman agent is enlisted in an elite task-force pursuing the Mexican cartels and is plunged into a world of moral dilemmas.

Lady in a Van will be shown on Sunday, March 20 at 7pm.

It is directed by Nicholas Hytner and stars Maggie Smith, and Alex Jennings as Alan Bennett. It is based on the actual story of the woman who lived in a van in Alan Bennett’s London driveway for 15 years. How did it happen and what do you do?

The National Theatre NT Live production of The Royal Court Production: Hangmen by Martin McDonagh can be seen on Thursday, March 3 at 7pm. It stars David Morrissey (The Walking Dead, State of Play), Andy Nyman (Peaky Blinders, Death at a Funeral) and Johnny Flynn (Clouds of Sils Maria).

It is about the second-best hangman in England and the choices he has to make on the day they've abolished hanging.

On Sunday, April 3 at 7pm Brooklyn is being presented. It is directed by John Crowley and stars: Saoirse Ronan, Jim Broadbent, and Julie Walters. It is based on the novel by Colm Toibin.  A woman leaves small town Ireland for Brooklyn, NY, for a future, a life – but home brings a heart-breaking dilemma.

The Martian can be seen on Sunday, April 17 at 7pm. It is directed by Ridley Scott and stars Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor. 

On Thursday, July 7 there is to be a streaming of the Branagh Theatre Live production of Romeo and Juliet at 7pm.

While the Branagh Theatre Live production of The Entertainer by John Osborne will be shown on Thursday, October 27 at 7pm.


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