Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse presents two weekends of outdoor screenings on the riverside lawn at Avon Boating Boathouse, Swan’s Nest Lane. The lawns, which run down to the beautiful River Avon, boast stunning views of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and historic Clopton Bridge.
Screenings will take place around 9.00, or as soon as it becomes dark. You are invited to arrive early, relax and enjoy a drink in the beautiful riverside surroundings. Gates will open at 7.00.
Venue: Avon Boating (The Boathouse), Swan’s Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. CV37 7LS. Terms of admission apply.
Friday 22 May, 9.00
Director: Wes Anderson. Starring: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Jude Law, Bill Murray. 100 mins.
Boasting a typically starry cast, the latest from writer-director Anderson (MOONRISE KINGDOM) centres on the titular hotel, its savvy concierge (Fiennes), his lobby boy, and their frantic adventures following the bequest of a priceless painting. Glorious fun.
Saturday 23 May, 9.00
Director: Ridley Scott. Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young. 117 mins.
One of the most influential sci-fi movies ever made, this brooding thriller follows Harrison Ford on the trail of a group of renegade androids. Scott’s final cut is the only version over which he had full artistic control, and is not to be missed.
Sunday 24 May, 9.00
Director: Randal Kleiser. Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing. 111 mins.
This homage to 1950s stereotypes, including such leisure activities as football rallies and slumber parties, showcases a number of popular tunes, including Greased Lightning, You’re the One that I Want and Hopelessly Devoted to You.
Friday 29 May, 9.00
The Princess Bride (PG)
Director: Rob Reiner. Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest. 99 mins.
Rob Reiner’s classic fairy tale with a healthy dose of tongue-in-cheek humour, THE PRINCESS BRIDE remains as fresh and as entertaining today as when it was first released.
Saturday 30 May, 9.00
The Goonies (PG)
Director: Richard Donner. Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen. 114 mins.
Lively fantasy adventure, produced by Spielberg from his own story in which a gang of kids discover a pirate map and embark on a suitably perilous search for buried treasure. With spectacular thrills and effects.
Sunday 31 May, 9.00
Directors: Stanley Dolan, Gene Kelly. Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds. 103 mins.
Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in one of the greatest and most successful musicals ever filmed – filled with memorable songs, lavish routines and Kelly’s fabulous song-and-dance number performed in the rain.