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Wed 24 May

Win goodies with THE RED TURTLE and StudioCanal

To celebrate the release of gorgeous animation, The Red Turtle, this Friday, we have some goodies to give away courtesy of our friends at StudioCanal, including a DVD bundle (The Tale of Princess Kaguya, When Marnie Was There, Song of the Sea, Persepolis) and a copy of the film’s soundtrack.

To be in with a chance to win, simply send us the answer to the question below at competition@broadway.org.uk

Which famous Japanese animation studio co-produced The Red Turtle?

Deadline for entry is midnight on Thursday 1 June. Good luck!

The Red Turtle is showing at Broadway from Friday 26 May. Click here to book tickets.


Wed 17 May

Win goodies with LA STRADA and StudioCanal

As Fellini’s wonderful La Strada returns to the big screen, our friends at StudioCanal have given us a Blu-Ray bundle to give away including Le Jour Se Lève, L’Éclisse and The Third Man.

To be in with a chance to win, simply send us your address and the answer to the question below at competition@broadway.org.uk

Which actress plays the role of Gelsomina in La Strada?

Deadline for entry is midnight on Thursday 25 May. Good luck!

La Strada is showing at Broadway from Friday 19 until Thursday 25 May. Click here to book tickets.

Fri 12 May

Win goodies with MULHOLLAND DRIVE and StudioCanal

To mark the return of David Lynch’s masterpiece, Mulholland Drive, to the big screen, on Friday 19 May, our friends at StudioCanal have given us a Blu-Ray bundle to give away, including The Elephant Man, Inland Empire and Under the Skin.

To be in with a chance to win, simply send us your address and the answer to the question below at competition@broadway.org.uk

What is the name of the theatre that Rita and Betty visit where “there is no band”?

Deadline for entry is midnight on Sunday 21 May. Good luck!

To book your tickets for our screening of Mulholland Drive on Friday 19 May, please click here.

Fri 05 May

Broadway-based Producer Rachel Robey to present THE LEVELLING

Rachel Robey, from Broadway-based production company Wellington Films, will present the opening screening of Hope Dickson Leach's The Levelling on Friday 12 May at 7.30PM.

Starring Game Of Thrones actress Ellie Kendrick, The Levelling follows Clover, a young vet who returns to the family farm after the death of her brother whilst her gruff father blithely carries on with business as usual.

Produced by local company Wellington Films, The Levelling is Hope Dickson Leach's debut, and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last September.

Wellington Films' Rachel Robey will take part in a post-screening Q&A with Programme Director, Caroline Hennigan, on Friday 12 May from 7.30PM.

To book your tickets, please click here.

Fri 05 May

Get ready for new Twin Peaks with MULHOLLAND DRIVE and a David Lynch-inspired Cafebar party

As we get ready to head back to Twin Peaks, join us and our friends from Kino Klubb on Friday 19 May for a David Lynch-inspired party following our screening of Mulholland Drive at 7.30pm. Expect eerie music, the red room, ominous owls, and of course, cherry pie. Channel your favourite Lynch character for the night - we’ll have prizes for best dressed.

Tue 11 Apr

Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby to present MINDHORN at Broadway Cinema

Broadway will be welcoming Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby on Saturday 29 April for a preview screening of British comedy Mindhorn.

Directed by Sean Foley, Mindhorn stars Julian Barratt (Nathan Barley, The Mighty Boosh, Aaaaaaaah!) as has-been actor Richard Thorncroft who peaked in the 1980s as hit TV detective Mindhorn, and sees an opportunity to relaunch his career when a dangerous criminal demands to speak to Mindhorn, and Mindhorn only. Returning to the Isle of Man to assist the local police, Thorncroft also gets a chance to reconnect with old partners, including former stuntman Clive Parnekiv, played by Simon Farnaby (Bunny and the Bull, Paddington, Horrible Histories). Both starring in the film, Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby also penned the screenplay for this eccentric comedy graced by a stellar cast.

Mindhorn premiered at the BFI London Film Festival last autumn and Broadway will host a special preview of the film on Saturday 29 April at 8PM, with Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby taking part in a post-screening Q&A with Steven Sheil, Mayhem Film Festival’s Co-Director.

The event will take place ahead of the nationwide release of the film on Friday 5 May.

For more information and to book tickets please contact Broadway’s box office on 0115 952 6611, or visit http://www.broadway.org.uk/events/film-mindhorn-preview-plus-qanda

Tue 04 Apr

William Oldroyd and Florence Pugh to present preview screening of LADY MACBETH

British director William Oldroyd and lead actress Florence Pugh will be at Broadway, Nottingham on Friday 21 April for a preview screening of his acclaimed new film, Lady Macbeth, followed by a Q&A.

Starring up-and-coming actress Florence Pugh (The Falling), Lady Macbeth is an adaptation of Nikolai Leskov’s novel, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. Moving the story to 19th century England, Lady Macbeth is a Gothic tale and riveting thriller about a young woman trapped in a marriage of convenience, and whose passionate affair with a servant unleashes a maelstrom of murder and mayhem on a country estate.

The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last September, before screening at the Sundance Film Festival in January. William Oldroyd and Florence Pugh will present a special preview of Lady Macbeth at Broadway, Nottingham on Friday 21 April at 6.30PM, before joining Broadway’s Programme Director, Caroline Hennigan, for a post-screening Q&A. The film will then be released nationwide on Friday 28 April.

For more information and to book tickets please contact Broadway’s box office on 0115 952 6611, or visit http://www.broadway.org.uk/events/film-lady-macbeth-plus-qanda

Wed 29 Mar

Broadway Gallery Residency - Wheeze by Matt Marks

Artist and Composer Matt Marks joins us for a residency in Broadway’s Gallery to create Wheeze, a musical, playable artwork.

Drop by the Gallery to take part in the making and playing of Wheeze and watch it come to life!

Opening times:

Wheeze is now open for visitors until Saturday 8th April. The Gallery is open for visitors when the artist is present.

General opening times will be from Monday - Saturday, 10.30am - 5.30pm but to avoid disappointment please check in advance with Broadway’s Box Office either in person or by calling 0115 952 6611.

Entrance to the Gallery is via Heathcoate Street or can be accessed via Broadway’s Lower Ground Floor.

What is Wheeze?

Wheeze is an organ like you've never seen before. It can be played, it may play itself and it will invite anyone to play it/with it. Playing it will, at times, require physical effort - lungs will be the organs that provide the breath that provides the vitality for the muscles to activate the breath of the organ. For Wheeze is also a vital organ. As breath/wind/air passes through its antique bellows/lungs, effort is rewarded by beautiful/ugly/wheezy/funny/scary/exciting sounds. The audience may want to proudly puff up the wind chest with Wheeze's cheeks and windpipes. They will be able to handle handles, lever levers, wheel wheels, pedal pedals, cycle cycles or tread treadmills to provide the puff to push the reeds and whistles and whatnot into speaking. Metal and rubber could rub together like virtual vocal chords. The air will be alchemically transformed into harmonic haemoglobin.

Wheeze will be highly lo-tech, an organic orchestra, a thing of clumsy hilarious beauty, a superficial intelligence machine.

Wheeze is an interactive organ made from found materials. It is entirely self-powered (mainly by the audience) by wind provided by old vacuum cleaners, bellows, balloons, accordions and whatever else may be found. The sound will come from flutes, duck calls, whistles (but no bells!) bagpipe chanters, cuckoo clocks and, again, other found materials.

As well as being a free-standing sculptural entity to be played and explored by the audience Wheeze will also be the engine that drives stand-alone performances in collaboration with actors, circus performers, singers, musicians, dancers, poets - in fact, the list can be endless. It will be operated by a crew of two people, one being the engineer/inventor/conductor/player, and the other the barker/performer/animator.

“The aesthetic of Wheeze will be very much dictated by its raw materials but joins a rich legacy of work from the earliest man-made machines through automata to Heath-Robinson, Tinguely and Emmett, Svankmeyer and Gondry. But it will be unique. It will also be a viable instrument for which I will compose experimental music. As well as a playful provocation, it is a comment on the human need to explore and the breath of life that drives the body and mind.” - Matt Marks, artist.

Wheeze already has support from Applause Outdoors and confirmed bookings for festivals in the summer of 2017 including Wheee! Festival at Nottingham Lakeside.

The process of building Wheeze will also be a public, interactive event. Broadway’s Gallery is where the public will see it gradually come to life, and try it out as a work in progress.

Follow Wheeze’s progress at https://www.facebook.com/wheezeorgan/.

About the Artist

Matt Marks' work has always been about the crossing of artforms and the blurring of boundaries. An initial grounding in Fine Art led to more collaborative approaches through drama and performance to the composition and performance of music-based media. Matt has forged a career as a musical dramatist, exploring performance and narrative through the medium of sound as composer, deviser and performer.

In Wheeze, Matt will be revisiting his roots in visual art and deconstructing and reconstructing elements of music and performance in concrete form.

http://www.mattmarks.com/

Wed 29 Mar

Win goodies with FREE FIRE

Ben Wheatley's FREE FIRE is out in cinemas on Friday 31 March and to coincide with the release, we have some goodies to give away! One lucky winner will take home a FREE FIRE tour poster signed by Mr. Wheatley himself as well as a t-shirt and a full set of badges, and 5 more people will win an unsigned poster, t-shirt and set of badges.

To enter the competition and be in with a chance to win, simply send us an email at competition@broadway.org.uk with the answer to the following question:

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.

Thu 02 Mar

Public screening for Broadway’s fifth BFI Film Academy

Broadway is proud to present a free screening of three short films produced by the participants of the fifth BFI Film Academy on Friday 24 March at 7PM.

Featuring local professional actors and shot using industry standard equipment, Cheapskate, Baby and Tuna on Wednesdays were all written and produced by the 18 young aspiring filmmakers taking part in the programme.

The screening will be an opportunity to discover the three short films and meet the young talented directors, producers and writers behind them.

The fifth BFI Film Academy delivered by Broadway took place between October 2016 and February 2017. Eighteen young people aged 16-19 took part in an intensive “Experience Film” programme involving 124 hours of activity, which included practical filmmaking and developing an understanding of film theory, the film industry, and the production of short films.


The BFI Film Academy screening will take place at Broadway on Friday 24 March at 7PM. Tickets are free and available from Broadway’s box office, on 0115 952 6611 and online at http://www.broadway.org.uk/events/film-bfi-film-academy-short-film-screening2

Please note this screening has an advised 12A certificate.