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From The Bikeriders to Inside Out 2: The big screen picks at The Bonington in Arnold this July


Freud’s Last Session (PG)

Mon 8 – Thu 11 July

London, September 3rd, 1939. The world is on the brink of war.

In his final days, Sigmund Freud, a recent escapee with his daughter from the Nazi regime, receives a visit from the formidable Oxford Don C.S. Lewis (The Chronicles of Narnia). On this day, two of the greatest minds of the twentieth century intimately engage in a monumental session over the belief in the future of mankind and the existence of God.

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“Anthony Hopkins is impeccable” Times ★★★★

Event Cinema – Waitress: The Musical (12A)

Wed 10 July at 1.30pm

After a successful run in US cinemas last December, we are excited to be screening the hit Broadway musical on the 20th June.

Follow Jenna Hunterson (Sara Bareilles), a small-town waitress and pie-maker with a loveless marriage. When a baking contest offers her a chance at escape, she navigates love, dreams, and newfound courage to take back control of her life.

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Based on the beloved film of the same name, the musical adaptation was created with original music and lyrics by singer Sara Bareilles.

This recording was filmed during a live Broadway performance of the musical.

Inside Out 2 (U)

Fri 12 July – Sun 4 August

Returning to the mind of the newly teenage Riley just as headquarters is undergoing a sudden demolition to make room for something entirely unexpected: new Emotions! Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust, who’ve long been running a successful operation by all accounts, aren’t sure how to feel when Anxiety shows up. And it looks like she’s not alone…

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Telegraph ★★★★ Independent ★★★★ Empire ★★★★ Radio Times ★★★★

The Bikeriders (15)

Fri 12 – Thu 25 July

The Bikeriders captures a rebellious time in America when the culture and people were changing. After a chance encounter at a local bar, strong-willed Kathy (Jodie Comer) is inextricably drawn to Benny (Austin Butler), the newest member of Midwestern motorcycle club, the Vandals led by the enigmatic Johnny (Tom Hardy). Much like the country around it, the club begins to evolve, transforming from a gathering place for local outsiders into a dangerous underworld of violence, forcing Benny to choose between Kathy and his loyalty to the club.

“Jodie Comer, Austin Butler and Tom Hardy are magnetic in this power struggle-cum-love triangle inspired by Danny Lyon’s 1968 photographic study of Chicago bikers” Guardian ★★★★★

“Austin Butler and Jodie Comer star as bikers in a gloriously retro Scorsesean-inspired drama” The i ★★★★★

“Jeff Nichols moves in on Martin Scorsese’s turf with this gritty tale of ice cool ne’er-do-wells” Telegraph ★★★★

Event Cinema – Riverdance (PG)

Fri 12 + Sun 14 July

Having originated as an interval performance during the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Riverdance has gone on to become a worldwide phenomenon. This 25th Anniversary production is a powerful and stirring reinvention of the show, celebrated the world over for its Grammy Award-winning music and the thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance. See the close-ups, the amazingly fast feet, the expressions and emotions of the dancers and musicians, and the creative camera angles that show the work more intimately and revealingly than is possible for an audience sitting in the stalls.

The show is preceded by a brief documentary detailing the history of Riverdance and the interval features a behind the scenes look at this incredible show.

Wilding (PG) + Q&As

Mon 15 + Wed 17 July

Based on Isabella Tree’s best-selling book by the same title, Wilding tells the story of a young couple that bets on nature for the future of their failing, four-hundred-year-old estate. The young couple battles entrenched tradition, and dares to place the fate of their farm in the hands of nature. Ripping down the fences, they set the land back to the wild and entrust its recovery to a motley mix of animals both tame and wild. It is the beginning of a grand experiment that will become one of the most significant rewilding experiments in Europe

*Monday 15 July (Recorded Q&A)

*Wednesday 17 July (Includes introduction from Mammoth – A Climate Action Cinema + Live Q&A)

Event Cinema – National Theatre Live: Present Laughter (PG)

Thu 18 – Fri 26 July

The multi award-winning production of Noël Coward’s provocative comedy featuring Andew Scott (Vanya, Fleabag) returns to the big screen.

As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.

Filmed live from The Old Vic in London during a sold out run in 2019, Matthew Warchus (Matilda The Musical) directs this giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.

Despicable Me 4 (U)

Fri 26 July – Thu 15 August

Gru faces a new nemesis in Maxime Le Mal (Emmy winner Will Ferrell) and his femme fatale girlfriend Valentina (Emmy nominee Sofia Vergara), and the family is forced to go on the run.

Cinema prices are very competitive, with tickets at £6.80, and concessions at £5.80. Concessions are open to those Under 18, Students with valid student ID, and over 60s. On Tuesday’s, cinema tickets are just £5

Tickets for 16-25 Year Old’s are £4 via a free membership here- Young Person’s Membership – The Bonington (

Event Cinema is priced separately. Please see website for details.

For information please contact:

Box Office: 0115 901 3640


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