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  • Become a Friend of IFT

    Become a Friend of IFT

    JOIN US ! Become a friend of IFT and save money into the bargain ! Anyone aged 26 and over will save £1 on all standard price films throughout the year and also receive occasional special offers and invitations to special events. Simply visit the Box Office via iftt.co.uk to register as a Friend. Your […]

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  • Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh Beach

    Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh Beach

    Thursday 5 September at 7.30pm Experience Benjamin Britten’s incomparable opera from the actual beach it was set on. Click here for details

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  • Screen One: On Landguard Point (PG)

    Screen One: On Landguard Point (PG)

    Screen One: On Landguard Point (PG) Screening on Thursday June 21 at 7.30pm Presented by: Pacitti Company Director: Robert Pacitti Original music by: Michael Nyman Supporter: On Landguard Point is East of England’s contribution to Artists taking the lead, a major project at the heart of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad funded by Arts Council […]

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  • NT Live: 2017 – 18 Season

    NT Live: 2017 – 18 Season

    Thurs 7 Dec at 7pm Young Marx Rory Kinnear is Marx and Oliver Chris is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, the production  is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team behind the hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors. 1850, […]

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  • NT Live – Frankenstein (15)

    NT Live – Frankenstein (15)

    NT Live – Frankenstein (15) Thursday 26 July at 7pm A new play by Nick Dear based on the novel by Mary Shelley Performance Running Time: 2 hours (no interval) Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire) returned to the theatre to direct this visionary production with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating the […]

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  • We Are What We Are

    We Are What We Are

    The more things change, the more they stay the same. Confusion reigns over the future of the British film industry. So what’s new? Culture minister Ed Vaizey has announced that the British Film Institute has been given the responsibility for financing or rather helping to finance British movies. He’s even given them more money to […]

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  • Tearing Up The Formula

    Tearing Up The Formula

    As Hollywood demonstrates every week, romantic comedies are not easy films to get right. The problem is that because mainstream American movies have become increasingly formulaic, the romantic comedy has become increased tainted. Romantic comedies are easy to deride but every now and then a film comes along which makes us stop and re-evaluate this […]

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  • Imagine a world with movies for all

    Imagine a world with movies for all

    I have to admit that these days I find life more than a little confusing. At a time when headline acts at Rock Festivals are getting older – Tom Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Blondie, Neil Young… even Damon Alban and Blur are no longer spring chickens – why is it that the average age of the […]

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  • What now for the future of British film?

    What now for the future of British film?

    And, so the end is near, we await the final curtain…the abolition UK Film Council has not been one of the better decisions of the new coalition government. We understand their desire to get rid of wasteful quangos, expensive committees that sit around, talk for weeks on end, occupy expensive office space and achieve precious […]

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  • Is 3-D really that important to cinema?

    Is 3-D really that important to cinema?

    It gives me no pleasure to report that apparently Hollywood is starting to panic that the 3-D bubble has already burst. It seems that latest ticket sales suggest that demand for the new format, which has boosted ticket sales with spectacular looking science fiction dramas like Avatar and groundbreaking animation like Up and Toy Story […]

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