ERIC CLAPTON: A LIFE IN 12 BARS (15) – 2017 UK 135 mins

Director: Lili Fini Zanuck
Featuring: Eric Clapton

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Director Zanuck takes viewers on a journey through the life of renowned 18-time Grammy award winner, Eric Clapton. The film documents Clapton’s five-decade career, his triumphs, nadirs, and all that occurred behind the scenes: tragedy, restlessness, Clapton’s idiosyncrasies and isolated pursuits. Through an archive of performances, home videos, and audio interviews from those who knew him best, a deeper sense of what inspired the legendary musician and his unforgettable work emerges. George Harrison and Steve Winwood feature.

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David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 6 February 2018

Show starts at 7.30 pm, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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The Beatles: Eight Days A Week, the Touring Years (2016, UK/USA) 130 mins, cert. 12A

Screenings at 2.30PM and 7.30pm

 Director: Ron Howard
Features: The Beatles
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From their early performances at the Cavern Club in Liverpool and the Star Club in Hamburg to their final concert in San Francisco in 1966, The Beatles’ extensive touring schedule brought them worldwide fame but eventually burned them out.

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Beatles fan Ron Howard has compiled this fascinating documentary, featuring contributions from from a ‘cast of thousands’, notably Paul and Ringo.


Eight Days A Week both thrillingly relives old memories and provides fascinating new insights, with footage from many great shows. 


In particular, screenings at the David Lean Cinema will include 30 minutes of footage from the Shea Stadium concert that is not being shown at all venues.

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Not so much a Review from the Telegraph, more an advert for the Trailer: here,

while the Trailer on its own can be seen below…..

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David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 6th October 2016

Shows start at 2.30PM or 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

– click on the time to make a booking