The New Royalty Cinema

Cinema has returned to Bourne End with the opening of The New Royalty Cinema in 2018. This Community Cinema project has monthly screenings in the May Woollerton Hall at Bourne End Community Centre. Everyone is welcome and tickets can be purchased online or in advance at the Community Centre Office or on the door if seats are available.

The New Royalty Cinema is a Community Cinema run by volunteers from Bourne End Community Association. The New Royalty Cinema is a member of Cinema For All.

20180930 DarkestHour

Darkest Hour with Academy Award winner Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill will be screened at The New Royalty Cinema on Sunday 30th September. Within days of becoming Prime Minister, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation.

the producersThe Producers (best Oscar for Mel Brooks' Writing, Story and Screenplay) will be screened at The New Royalty Cinema on Thursday 25th October 2018. This original 1967 version casts the unusual yet hilarious combination of Zero Mostel as Max Bialystock, a has been Broadway Producer, with Gene Wilder (Oscar nominated for his performance) as neurotic accountant Leo Bloom. Bialystock used to be the king of Broadway but is now down on his luck after a string of failures. Bloom is sent to audit him and together they realise that there is more money to be made from producing a sure-fire flop than a hit.

The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman will be screened at The New Royalty Cinema on Friday 23rd November 2018. This is a biographical musical about young Phineas T. Barnum's life as a child, entrepreneur, museum owner, circus producer, and entertainment producer. As a young boy, Phineas "Finn" (Ellis Rubin), the son of a tailor, meets Charity (Skylar Dunn), the daughter of one of his father's wealthy clients. He makes her laugh and earns a slap from her father for it, but the spark between them lasts throughout their adolescence, even while she's away at boarding school and he's an orphan in the streets.

Below are the audiences' ratings of the films that we have screened. As they leave the cinema each member of the audience is invited to drop a counter into a box to indicate what they thought of the film they had just seen. Below are the results

Film Date Very Poor   Poor     Good   Very Good
 Dunkirk 24-May-2018 0% 2% 17% 81%
 Viceroy's House 22-Apr-2018  0% 0%  3% 97%
 Victoria and Abdul 23-Mar-2018 0% 0% 3% 97%

The New Royalty Cinema Screen thumbnailThe New Royalty Cinema LogoThe New Royalty, Bourne End's new community cinema, has got off to a flying start. With attendance of 226 in the three pilot screenings of Victoria and Abdul in March, Viceroy's House in April and Dunkirk in May so far we are well above the average for community cinemas1.

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