Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse presents a Bank Holiday weekend 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 to enjoy a drink or to hire one of the boats beforehand to take in the magical views from the river. Gates will open at 7.00.
Venue: Avon Boating (The Boathouse), Swan’s Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. CV37 7LS.
Saturday 28 May, 9.00
Top Gun (12A)
Director: Tony Scott. Starring: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer. USA 1986. 109 mins.
Maverick (Cruise) aspires to be top gun at the Top Gun, the US Navy Fighters Weapons School in San Diego. Maverick climbs the ladder of fly-boy success and falls in love with his aeronautics instructor.
Contains one use of strong language and moderate sex and sex references.
Sunday 29 May, 9.00
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (12A)
Director: John Hughes. Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sera. 104 mins.
Ferris is a boy who gets anything he wants, screws over anyone who gets in his way, and gets patted on the back for doing so. Gathering his best friend (Ruck) and his best girlfriend (Sara), he skips school for a day out in Chicago.
Monday 30 May, 9.00
Director: Nicholas Ray. Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo. 111 mins.
A tale of switchblades, speeding cars and teen torment. James Dean is luminous as the troubled Jim, object of Natalie Wood’s affection and Sal Mineo’s adulation.