Quality line-up coming to Chorley Community Cinema

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The autumn season of films starts at the Chorley Community Cinema this weekend.

Based at the Chorley Little Theatre in Dole Lane, the community cinema offers film-goers the chance to see the latest releases at a reduced price of a mainstream cinema.

First on the bill is Far From The Madding Crowd on Sunday, September 13, at 7.30pm. Carey Mulligan stars in a moving and earthy new adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s novel. Entry is £4.

Next, it’s The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel on Thursday, September 17 at 1.30pm, priced at £3 including tea and biscuits.

It involves another visit to India with Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy, as the arrival of Richard Gere stirs things up a little.

A Royal Night Out, set on VE Day and focusing on Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret celebrating the end of World War Two with a night out in London, is showing at 7.30pm on Sunday, September 27. Admission is £4.

Sunday, October 11 will see the screening of Woman In Gold at 7.30pm. Helen Mirren takes on the Austrian Government to recover property confiscated by the Nazis she had to flee, and which she believes is rightfully hers. Tickets are £4.

Spooks: The Greater Good is on at 7.30pm on Sunday, November 1, which is a big-screen adaptation of the hit TV spy series. Entry is £4.

Helen Mirren returns to the community cinema in The Hundred Foot Journey, this time as an award-winning French restauranteur who faces competition when an Indian family opens a new eating place across the road from her establishment.

That’s showing on Thursday, November 5 at 1.30pm, and tickets cost £3 including tea and biscuits.

A case of mistaken identity means Simon Pegg ends up on a date with the wrong girl and ends up on a crazy night across London in Man Up.

Admission is £4 at 7.30pm on Sunday, November 15.

And last, but by no means least, friend of the theatre Sir Ian McKellan stars as a 94-year-old Sherlock Holmes, living on the South Coast raising bees and determined to crack that one last case in Mr Holmes.

That’s on Sunday, November 29 at 7.30pm, and tickets are £4.

Autumn season tickets cost £17 from Malcolm’s Musicland in Chapel Street, Chorley.