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David Frankel

Duration: 103 mins
Country of Origin: GB, 2014
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: David Frankel


Mar 01 03:00 pm

When tenor Paul Potts performed Puccini’s Nessun Dorma on the first episode of TV show Britain’s Got Talent in 2007 it caused a sensation. 115 million YouTube hits later, the South Wales phone salesman’s story has inspired this warm, funny, very British feel-good movie, a curtain-opener for our 2015 Royal Opera House series, which starts in March. 

"Irresistible." — David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter

"A sweet, funny, heartfelt film." — Annlee Ellingson, LA Times

"Hits all the right notes." — Anthony Kaufman, Screen International

Toby Frow

Duration: 182 mins
Country of Origin: GB, 2013
Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen
Director: Toby Frow


Feb 01 02:45 pm

Shakespeare’s notorious battle of the sexes gives us one of theatre’s great screwball double-acts in the shape of Katherina and Petruchio – a couple hell-bent on confusing and outwitting each other right up to the play’s controversial conclusion. Director Toby Frow gives us “a riotous mixture of verbal dexterity and slapstick” in an exhilarating production that delighted audiences at the Globe. Katherina is played by the Olivier Award-winning Samantha Spiro

"A laugh out loud production." Time Out