Hartwell Nurseries HP17 8RZ
from Village Hall
Dinton Parish Church
St Mary's Church
By Haddenham Webteam - 20th October 2015 11:00am
In anticipation of the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death, this year's Haddenham & District Film Festival will feature six films inspired by his works. They will be shown over ten days from 20th — 29th November, across three village venues in Haddenham, Cuddington and Long Crendon.
There will be three of the best screen examples of the plays, two popular movies inspired by Shakespearean themes and a live broadcast from the Garrick Theatre in London. The festival will be opened by a talk before the first film by director Richard Longcraine and producer Mary Richards. At the last show, local resident Bruce Alexander will close the festival with some thoughts of his own.
The full programme is:
Friday 20th November
Richard III (15, 1996) starring Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas and Robert Downey Jnr
Sunday 22nd November
West Side Story (PG,1961), starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer and Rita Moreno
Tuesday 24th November
Julius Caesar (U, 1953), starring James Mason, Marlon Brando and John Gielgud
Thursday 26th November Branagh Theatre Live:
The Winter's Tale (2015), a live broadcast from the Garrick theatre, starring Judi Dench and Kenneth Branagh
Friday 27th November
The Merchant of Venice (PG, 2004), starring Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons and Lynn Collins
Sunday 29th November
Shakespeare in Love (15, 1998), starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes and Colin Firth
Tickets are £5.00, except for the live broadcast which are £10.00.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
The 4th Haddenham Festive Trail opens today (Saturday 2nd December) when lights throughout the village will be switched on from 4pm onwards. A big thank you to all those who signed up for this year's Trail, which includes almost 40 displays. The online Trail Map is included on this webpage — see the PDF — plus a List of Displays, which includes details about the name and creator of...
On 20th November 2023, Beryl House, Aged 91, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, sadly passed away at the Mandeville Grange Nursing Home in Aylesbury.Born at Lower Winchendon, Beryl married Wally in 1951 and they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 2001. They lived for a number of years in Aylesbury before moving to Churchway Haddenham in 1982, and then to Willis Road...
Haddenham Youth Football Club (HYFC) is kicking off a new initiative in 2024 to develop a community of referees to help support the local grassroots game for local children. The club is keen to sponsor potential referees through their FA qualification in return for a limited number of free match fees.Refereeing can be a hugely rewarding way of being involved in the game for those ages 15 or...