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We encourage everyone to purchase tickets online in advance but, if you’d prefer to purchase in person, click here for this week’s Box Office Opening Hours. We would appreciate contactless payment where possible.

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  • Tickets for films rated ’12A’ and ’15A’ can be purchased for persons under the ages of 12 and 15 only if accompanied by an adult guardian (of 18 years or older).
  • Tickets for films rated ’16’ can be purchased by and for persons of 16 years of age and over only (valid ID may be required).
  • Tickets for films rated ’18’ can be purchased by and for persons of 18 years of age and over only (valid ID may be required).
  • Tickets for films rated ‘NC’ can be purchased by members only, of 18 years of age and over only (valid ID may be required).
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The Muppet Christmas Carol
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Christmas Movies

89 mins – United States 1992 – Dir: Brian Henson
Starring: Michael Caine, Kermit The Frog and Miss Piggy

Brian Henson directs his late father’s creations in the Charles Dickens classic, the best known (and most oft-filmed) Christmas story of all time. Michael Caine plays the old miser Scrooge with Kermit as his long-suffering but ever-hopeful employee Bob Cratchit, Miss Piggy as Cratchit’s wife, and a host of Muppets (including the Great Gonzo as an unlikely Charles Dickens) taking other primary roles in this bright, playful adaptation of the sombre tale. Or at least it starts brightly enough–the anarchic humour soon settles into mirthful memories and a sense of melancholy as the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future take Scrooge on a journey of his lonely, wasted life.

Michael Caine makes a wonderful Scrooge, delightfully rediscovering the meaning of life as fantastic creations from Henson’s Creature Shop (developed specially for this film) take the reins as the three ghosts. While the odd mix of offbeat humour and drama undercuts the power of Dickens’s drama, this kid-friendly retelling makes an excellent family drama that adults and children alike can enjoy.

We are delighted this year to be screening a special extended edition of The Muppet Christmas Carol, with the musical number “When Love Is Gone” added back into the film!

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89 mins – United States 1992 – Dir: Brian Henson
Starring: Michael Caine, Kermit The Frog and Miss Piggy

Brian Henson directs his late father’s creations in the Charles Dickens classic, the best known (and most oft-filmed) Christmas story of all time. Michael Caine plays the old miser Scrooge with Kermit as his long-suffering but ever-hopeful employee Bob Cratchit, Miss Piggy as Cratchit’s wife, and a host of Muppets (including the Great Gonzo as an unlikely Charles Dickens) taking other primary roles in this bright, playful adaptation of the sombre tale. Or at least it starts brightly enough–the anarchic humour soon settles into mirthful memories and a sense of melancholy as the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future take Scrooge on a journey of his lonely, wasted life.

Michael Caine makes a wonderful Scrooge, delightfully rediscovering the meaning of life as fantastic creations from Henson’s Creature Shop (developed specially for this film) take the reins as the three ghosts. While the odd mix of offbeat humour and drama undercuts the power of Dickens’s drama, this kid-friendly retelling makes an excellent family drama that adults and children alike can enjoy.

We are delighted this year to be screening a special extended edition of The Muppet Christmas Carol, with the musical number “When Love Is Gone” added back into the film!

Plenty of laughs and a host of memorable songs
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