Sunday Matinee: A Canterbury Tale (1944)

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A Canterbury Tale is a compelling drama set amidst the backdrop of World War Two Britain. Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger ("A Matter of Life and Death"; "The Red Shoes"), it has been acknowledged as one of the duo's finest films. Their reworking of Chaucer's epic fourteenth century-tale-largely set in Kent-revolves around an American army sergeant, a British soldier and a land girl who, before making a modern-day pilgrimage to Canterbury, solve the bizarre mystery of a man who pours glue over the hair of village girls at night.

Director:Emmeric Pressburger, Michael Powell

Stars: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, John Sweet, Esmond Knight

  • Day : Sunday
  • Running time: 2 hrs
  • Certificate: 'U'
  • Tickets: £5/£4 earlybird
  • Booking: Desirable
For earlybird price book by 26/04/2020

Book now: 10 May 2020, 14:00 – 16:00

Doors open 1.30pm

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