Homeless and recovering drug addict James Bowen has finally got his own bedsit and attempts to build a life and future for himself busking in Covent Garden. Returning home one day, he finds a ginger cat sat outside his door. At first he ignores the cat, but over the next few days the cat continues to linger. James discovers an infected wound on the animal’s leg so he takes the cat to be treated by the RSPCA and from that point onwards the two lives become entwined.
Based on the best-selling book by, and true story of, James Bowen. With Luke Treadaway, Bob (the cat), Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head. Director: Roger Spottiswoode. 102 minutes
In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met and fell in love with Ruth Williams, a London office worker. Their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a biracial couple ruling a neighbouring country intolerable. South Africa threatened the British: either thwart the couple or be denied access to South African uranium and gold and face the risk of South Africa invading Botswana.
Starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike. Directed by Amma Asante. 111 minutes
Tuesday May 30th LION PG
Tickets £4 (£3.50 members) on the door. Doors open 7pm for tickets and refreshments. Programmes begin at 7.30pm with accompanying short.
Join us to watch a film in company at the Parish Hall, and cheer up a chilly winter Tuesday evening. Screenings are once a month, and we offer a warm welcome, with socialising and refreshments before the programme begins. The heating will be on and the chairs are upholstered!
Walsingham Picture Palace is at Walsingham Parish Hall (Odd Fellows Hall) 14 High Street, Walsingham, NR22 6AA
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