Dad’s Army Comes to The Stephen Joseph Theatre
The big budget British film version of Dad’s Army, filmed on location in East and North Yorkshire, comes to the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough in February.
Starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Nighy, Toby Jones, Michael Gambon, Mark Gatiss, Bill Paterson and Tom Courtenay, the movie, based on the hugely popular BBC series which ran from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s, was filmed in locations including Bridlington, Cloughton (near Scarborough) and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
Dad’s Army can be seen at the SJT from 22 February to 2 March as follows: February 22 at 7.45pm, 23 at 2.45pm and 7.45pm, 24 at 7.45pm, 25 at 1.45pm and 7.45pm, 26 at 2.45pm and 7.45pm, 27 at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm, 29 at 3.30pm and 7.45pm, March 1 at 2.45pm and 7.45pm, 2 at 7.45pm, 3 at 1.45pm.
It joins a busy winter/spring season of films and live streamings in the SJT’s McCarthy cinema.
Other films for January and February include: The Danish Girl, February 1, 2 and 3 at 7.45pm, 4 at 1.45pm); The Dressmaker (February 5 at 2.45pm, 6 at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm, 8, 9 and 10 at 7.45pm, 11 at 1.45pm and 7.45pm); Star Wars: The Force Awakens (February 15 at 1.45pm and 7.45pm; 16 at 7.45pm; 17 at 4pm and 7.45pm; 18 at 7.45pm; 19 at 8pm; 20 at 5pm and 8pm; Snoopy & Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie (February 16 at 4pm; 18 at 2.45pm; 19 at 2pm and 5pm; 20 at 2pm).
Live streamings include: Rhapsody/Two Pigeons (26 January at 7.15pm); Les Liaison Dangereuses (28 January at 7pm); La Traviata (4 February at 6.45pm); As You Like It (25 February at 7pm); Hangmen (3 March at 7pm); The Car Man (10 March at 7.45pm); Boris Godunov (21 March at 7.15pm); The Railway Children (28 March at 3pm); Giselle (7 April at 7.15pm); Lucia Di Lammermoor (25 April at 7.15pm) and Frankenstein (18 May at 7.15pm).
There’s also a short season of specially selected music-themed films as part of Scarborough’s annual arts festival, Coastival: Mambo Kings (February 12 at 8pm); Genius Within: the inner life of Glenn Gould (13 at 2pm); Twenty Feet from Stardom (13 at 5pm); Amy (13 at 8pm); 20,000 Days on Earth (14 at 2pm) and Searching for Sugar Man (14 at 5pm).
Tickets for films are £7, and for live streamings £17, and are available from the Box Office on 01723 370541 and online at www.sjt.uk.com
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