What’s On

  • Thu
    08
    Sep
    2022
    7:00 pmMarven Centre

    Running Time: 180 mins tbc

    BBFC Certificate: 12A

    Much Ado About Nothing

    by William Shakespeare

    directed by Simon Godwin

    Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity.

    The legendary family-run Hotel Messina on the Italian Riveria has been visited by artists, celebrities and royalty. But when the owner’s daughter weds a dashing young soldier, not all guests are in the mood for love.

    A string of scandalous deceptions soon surround not only the young couple, but also the adamantly single Beatrice and Benedick.

    Following the award-winning success of National Theatre Live’s Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night and Antony and Cleopatra, director Simon Godwin returns with this irresistible comedy, broadcast live from the National Theatre stage.

    Sawston Cinema, Sawston on Thursday 8 September 2022
    Doors Open at 6.30pm
    Starts at 7.00pm
    Ticket Price: £10.00 - £15.00
    Box Office: 01223 712825
  • Thu
    06
    Oct
    2022
    7:00 pmMarven Centre

    Running Time: 180 mins tbc

    BBFC Certificate: 12A tbc

    Jack Absolute Flies Again

    by Richard Bean and Oliver Chris

    based on Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals

    A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night).

    After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish. Back on British soil, Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular, terms.

    Emily Burns directs this spectacularly entertaining new version of Sheridan’s The Rivals. Featuring a cast including Caroline Quentin, Laurie Davidson, Natalie Simpson and Kelvin Fletcher.

    ‘One of the funniest productions in the National’s history.’ Guardian on One Man, Two Guvnors

    Sawston Cinema, Sawston on Thursday 6 October 2022
    Doors Open at 6.30pm
    Starts at 7.00pm
    Ticket Price: £10.00
    Box Office: 01223 712825
  • Thu
    03
    Nov
    2022
    7:00 pmMarven Centre

    Running time: 180 minutes tbc
    Cert: 12A tbc

    The Seagull
    by Anton Chekhov, in a version by Anya Reiss

    directed by Jamie Lloyd

    Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) makes her West End debut in this 21st century retelling of Anton Chekhov’s tale of love and loneliness.
    A young woman is desperate for fame and a way out. A young man is pining after the woman of his dreams. A successful writer longs for a sense of achievement. An actress wants to fight the changing of the times. In an isolated home in the countryside, dreams lie in tatters, hopes are dashed, and hearts broken. With nowhere left to turn, the only option is to turn on each other.
    Following his critically acclaimed five-star production of Cyrano de Bergerac, Jamie Lloyd brings Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s classic play to stage. Filmed live in London’s West End with a cast including Tom Rhys Harries (White Lines), Daniel Monks (The Normal Heart), Sophie Wu (Fresh Meat) and Indira Varma (Game of Thrones).

    Sawston Cinema, Sawston on Thursday 3 November 2022
    Doors Open at 6.30pm
    Starts at 7.00pm
    Ticket Price: £10.00
    Box Office: 01223 712825
  • Thu
    26
    Jan
    2023
    7:00 pmMarven Centre

    Running time: 180 minutes tbc
    Cert: 12A tbc

    The Crucible
    by Arthur Miler
    directed by Lyndsey Turner

    A witch hunt is beginning in Arthur Miller’s captivating parable of power with Erin Doherty (The Crown) and Brendan Cowell (Yerma).

    Raised to be seen but not heard, a group of young women in Salem suddenly find their words have an almighty power. As a climate of fear, vendetta and accusation spreads through the community, no one is safe from trial.
    Lyndsey Turner (Hamlet) directs this contemporary new staging, designed by Tony Award-winner Es Devlin (The Lehman Trilogy). Captured live from the Olivier stage at the National Theatre.

    Sawston Cinema, Sawston on Thursday 26 January 2023
    Doors Open at 6.30pm
    Starts at 7.00pm
    Ticket Price: £10.00
    Box Office: 01223 712825
  • Thu
    23
    Feb
    2023
    7:00 pmMarven Centre

    Running time: 180 minutes tbc
    Cert: 12A tbc

    Othello
    by William Shakespeare
    directed by Clint Dyer
    An extraordinary new production of Shakespeare’s most enduring tragedy, directed by Clint Dyer with a cast that includes Giles Terera (Hamilton), Rosy McEwean (The Alienist) and Paul Hilton (The Inheritance).
    She’s a bright, headstrong daughter of a senator; elevated by her status but stifled by its expectations. He’s refugee of slavery; having risen to the top of a white world, he finds love across racial lines has a cost.
    Wed in secret, Desdemona and Othello crave a new life together. But as unseen forces conspire against them, they find their future is not theirs to decide.
    Othello is filmed live on the Lyttleton stage of the National Theatre.

    Sawston Cinema, Sawston on Thursday 23 February 2023
    Doors Open at 6.30pm
    Starts at 7.00pm
    Ticket Price: £10.00
    Box Office: 01223 712825

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