Babes in Arms screening – ON CHESIL BEACH (15) – 2017 UK 110 min

Monthly 11.00 am Babes in Arms screening
Bringing a baby is not compulsory, but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium! Lights will not be fully dimmed, sound will be lower than usual and people may need to move around. When available, subtitles will be shown. The babes in arms may be up to one year old.

ON CHESIL BEACH (15) – 2017 UK 110 min

Director: Dominic Cooke
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff, Emily Watson

Image from filmFirst time director Cooke does true justice to Ian McEwan’s adaptation of his own novella, telling the story of a young couple’s first evening as a married couple, and the disastrous consequences of their inability to form a true bond.
Image from filmRonan and Howle portray the lovers with subtlety and understatement, backed up by a stellar cast in supporting roles. Beautifully filmed in Oxford, London and on the stark landscape of the beach itself, this is a subtle meditation on confused expectations and lost opportunities.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 21 August 2018

Show starts at 11.00 am, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
Click on time to make a booking.

ON CHESIL BEACH (15) – 2017 UK 110 min

Director: Dominic Cooke
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff, Emily Watson

Image from filmFirst time director Cooke does true justice to Ian McEwan’s adaptation of his own novella, telling the story of a young couple’s first evening as a married couple, and the disastrous consequences of their inability to form a true bond.
Image from filmRonan and Howle portray the lovers with subtlety and understatement, backed up by a stellar cast in supporting roles. Beautifully filmed in Oxford, London and on the stark landscape of the beach itself, this is a subtle meditation on confused expectations and lost opportunities.


Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department. During this month we are showing JAB (12A) (2’31”), directed by Theo Batterham. This was Theo’s first film, and his aim was to portray a sense of tension.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Wednesday 18 July 2018

Show starts at 7.30 pm, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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ON CHESIL BEACH (15) – 2017 UK 110 min

2.30 screening subtitled for those with a hearing loss

Director: Dominic Cooke
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff, Emily Watson

Image from filmFirst time director Cooke does true justice to Ian McEwan’s adaptation of his own novella, telling the story of a young couple’s first evening as a married couple, and the disastrous consequences of their inability to form a true bond.
Image from filmRonan and Howle portray the lovers with subtlety and understatement, backed up by a stellar cast in supporting roles. Beautifully filmed in Oxford, London and on the stark landscape of the beach itself, this is a subtle meditation on confused expectations and lost opportunities.


Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department. During this month we are showing JAB (12A) (2’31”), directed by Theo Batterham. This was Theo’s first film, and his aim was to portray a sense of tension.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 5 July 2018

Shows start at 2.30 and 7.30 pm, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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LADY BIRD (15) – 2017 USA 94 min

Director: Greta Gerwig
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges

Image of filmSet in 2002, Greta Gerwig’s Oscar-nominated directorial debut follows Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson, an outspoken and artistically inclined 17-year- old, and her loving but turbulent relationship with her mother. A senior student at a Catholic high school, Lady Bird wishes to attend an Ivy League college despite her mother’s protests, and undergoes a journey of self-discovery over the course of her senior year. An intimate portrait of adolescence, family and friendship with an impeccable performance from Ronan.


Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department. For this film we are showing Living with Autism (PG) (7.45 min), directed by Hasna Tayyar, ‘a mother explains the challenges involved in bringing up her young son’.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Wednesday 16 May 2018

Show starts at 7.30 pm, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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May BABES IN ARMS screening

Monthly 11.00 am Babes in Arms screening
Bringing a baby is not compulsory, but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium! The lights will not be fully dimmed, sound will be at a lower level than usual and people may need to move around.
These screenings are aimed at parents of babies up to one year. For children over one year the parent should consider the suitability of the film certification.

LADY BIRD (15) – 2017 USA 94 min
Director: Greta Gerwig
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges

Image of filmSet in 2002, Greta Gerwig’s Oscar-nominated directorial debut follows Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson, an outspoken and artistically inclined 17-year- old, and her loving but turbulent relationship with her mother. A senior student at a Catholic high school, Lady Bird wishes to attend an Ivy League college despite her mother’s protests, and undergoes a journey of self-discovery over the course of her senior year. An intimate portrait of adolescence, family and friendship with an impeccable performance from Ronan.


Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department. For this film we are showing Living with Autism (PG) (7.45 min), directed by Hasna Tayyar, ‘a mother explains the challenges involved in bringing up her young son’.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 8 May 2018

Show starts at 11.00 am, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
Click on time to make a booking.

LADY BIRD (15) – 2017 USA 94 min

Director: Greta Gerwig
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges

Image of filmSet in 2002, Greta Gerwig’s Oscar-nominated directorial debut follows Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson, an outspoken and artistically inclined 17-year- old, and her loving but turbulent relationship with her mother. A senior student at a Catholic high school, Lady Bird wishes to attend an Ivy League college despite her mother’s protests, and undergoes a journey of self-discovery over the course of her senior year. An intimate portrait of adolescence, family and friendship with an impeccable performance from Ronan.


Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department. For this film we are showing A Bright Girl She Was (3.23 min), directed by Nancy-Belle Hannah-Griffiths.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 12 April 2018

Shows start at 2.30 and 7.30 pm, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
Click on time to make a booking.