Feature Films
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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

(12A)

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. Written by J.K. Rowling and directed by Harry Potter veteran David Yates. An exciting new movie for all muggles.

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Arrival

(12A)

An expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) investigates mysterious spacecrafts coming to Earth. Aliens have arrived. Why are they here, and what do they want? Dennis Villeneuve's (Sicario) latest sci-fi is a highly intelligent and curious film, with breathtaking cinematography.

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A Street Cat Named Bob

(12A)

Based on the international best selling book, this is a true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat. A heartwarming London-set comedy drama. Starring Luke Treadaway and a delightful cat.

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Elf

(PG)

Buddy (Will Ferrell) was raised at the North Pole among Santa's elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn't fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York in search of his real father. A highly entertaining fish-out-of-water seasonal romp, Will Ferrell shines as the comically oversized elf!

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The Polar Express

(U)

A magical adventure about a young boy who begins to question the existence of Santa Claus. After boarding a magical steam train destined for the North Pole, he learns about the true power of belief from his new friends, the train's enigmatic conductor (Tom Hanks), and a certain jolly figure in red.....

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It's A Wonderful Life

(U)

Frank Capra’s 1946 Christmas film follows the tribulations of small town everyman George Bailey (James Stewart), who, at the end of his luck and deep in debt, contemplates suicide one snowy, bleak Christmas Eve. Everyone should revisit this inspirational and festival classic.

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Royal Ballet 2016/17 Season: The Nutcracker

 

The Royal Ballet celebrates Peter Wright’s 90th birthday with his much-loved production of this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score.

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Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker (Encore)

 

The Royal Ballet celebrates Peter Wright’s 90th birthday with his much-loved production of this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score.

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NT Live: No Man's Land

 

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man's Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London. One summer's evening, two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst's st...

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Encore NT Live: No Man's Land

 

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man's Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London. One summer's evening, two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst's st...

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Berliner Philharmoniker: The NYE Concert

 

Celebrate the end of the year with the Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Sir Simon Rattle at the the festive 2016 New Year’s Eve Gala Concert starring the young pianist Daniil Trifonov. Experience first-class virtuosic piano playing from of one of the most technically formidable pianists of the...

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RSC: The Tempest

 

Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in this groundbreaking production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran. On a distant island a man waits. Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left him in isolation. But this is no ordinary man, and ...

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Encore RSC: The Tempest

 

Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in this groundbreaking production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran. On a distant island a man waits. Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left him in isolation. But this is no ordinary man, and ...

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ROH: Il Trovatore

 

The first revival of David Bösch’s new production for The Royal Opera, with two casts including Maria Agresta, Roberto Alagna, Lianna Haroutounian, Anita Rachvelishvili and Dmitri Hvorostovsky.

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ROH: Il Trovatore (Encore)

 

The first revival of David Bösch’s new production for The Royal Opera, with two casts including Maria Agresta, Roberto Alagna, Lianna Haroutounian, Anita Rachvelishvili and Dmitri Hvorostovsky.

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NT Live: Amadeus

 

Vienna: the music capital of the world. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with musi...

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NT Live: Saint Joan

 

Gemma Arterton is Joan of Arc, in ‘Saint Joan’ broadcast live from the Donmar Warehouse. Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. As one of the first Protestants and nationalists, she threate...

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Royal Ballet 2016/17 Season: Woolf Works

 

The first revival of Wayne McGregor’s critically acclaimed ballet triptych to music by Max Richter, inspired by the works of Virginia Woolf and starring Alessandra Ferri and Mara Galeazzi.

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BABY AND ME Arrival

(12A)

When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team - lead by expert linguist Louise Banks - are brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers - and to find them, she will take a chance that could th...

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Moana

from 16th December

Disney’s latest musical is a fantasy adventure, following a young girl, Moana, as she tries to save her people. She sets sail with a legendary demigod, Maui, who guides her in journey across the Pacific to find a mystic island.

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Sully

2017

We're always happy to have Tom Hanks back on our screen in Ilkley. Clint Eastwood directs this story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River.

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Allied

from 30th December

In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa (Brad Pitt) encounters a female French Resistance fighter (Marion Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. A sumptuous romantic drama from Robert Zemeckis.

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Mum's List

2017

A true story about Kate Greene's journey with cancer and the legacy she left behind for her husband and two young boys. Warm up with a British weepie this winter.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

from 16th December

It is a time of great conflict in the galaxy, with the Rebel Alliance attempting to fight back against the Empire’s stern dominance. In order to be in with a chance, a band of rebels must steal the plans to the Death Star.

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The Eagle Huntress

2017

This documentary reveals the true beauty of the Altai mountains throughout the year, as we follow a remarkable, empowered heroine making her mark in the world, even against seemingly insurmountable odds. Narrated by Star Wars star Daisy Ridley.

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Passengers

2017

A bold, ambitious yet intimate sci-fi drama starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt. A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers.

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Assassin's Creed

2017

When Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society. Based on the bestselling video game.

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La La Land

2017

A brilliant and colourful new musical starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in which a jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. Destined to take 2017 by storm.

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Collateral Beauty

2017

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

Arts Cinema
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