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See the Award Winners and Nominees at Light House 

9 Jan 18

Awards season is fully underway with the Golden Globe winners announced last weekend and the BAFTA nominations now declared.


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Gothic, Ghastly, Corporeal and Creaturely: Tim Burton’s Curious Bodies 

30 Dec 17

Gothic, Ghastly, Corporeal and Creaturely: Tim Burton’s Curious Bodies A Film and Screen Conference at Light House Media Centre on Thursday 15 February 2018 with evening screening of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Keynote: Professor …


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Messiah from Bristol Old Vic 

30 Dec 17

Inspired by Handel’s profound religious masterpiece, this acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production provides a rare chance to experience a powerfully dramatic account of Messiah and to rediscover the intense spirituality of its many well-known arias …


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NT Live: Macbeth 

30 Dec 17

Thursday 10th May 2018   Macbeth By William Shakespeare Directed by Rufus Norris Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-…


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Valentine’s Day at Light House 

30 Dec 17

Book now for Valentine’s Day screenings – Click title for details and booking: THINEMA RSC: Twelfth Night (7pm) CINEMA Journey’s End   (2pm & 5.45pm) Murder on the Orient Express (2.15pm) Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (8.20pm) We’ll also …


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iDJ 

30 Dec 17

An interactive evening of music, drinks and dancing.


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Christmas and New Year Opening 

30 Dec 17

We are closed from Sunday 24th Dec – Mon 1 Jan inclusive, reopening at 9am on Tuesday 2nd January.


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All the Money in the World 

20 Dec 17

The story of the kidnapping of 16 year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.


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Finding Your Feet 

20 Dec 17

On the eve of retirement, a middle class, judgemental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives in an impoverished inner-city council estate.


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The Mercy 

20 Dec 17

Yachtsman Donald Crowhurst’s disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race ends up with him creating an outrageous account of travelling the world alone by sea.


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Phantom Thread 

19 Dec 17

Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious love life is disrupted by Alma, a young, strong-willed woman who becomes his muse and lover.


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Journey’s End 

17 Dec 17

Journey’s End Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, Journey’s End is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young office Stanhope, variously awaiting their fate..


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The Commuter 

17 Dec 17

A salesman is on his daily commute home, when it quickly becomes anything but routine.


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The Disaster Artist 

17 Dec 17

When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.


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Darkest Hour 

17 Dec 17

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.


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Phantom Thread 

11 Dec 17

Daniel Day Lewis in Phantom Thread Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious love life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma who becomes his muse and lover.


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Oscar Wilde Season Live: Lady Windermere’s Fan 

21 Nov 17

A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, will be broadcast live to Light House from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End.


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RSC: The Merry Wives of Windsor 

20 Nov 17

Broadcast live from Stratford-upon-Avon, Macbeth is the latest in our THINEMA season from the Royal Shakespeare Company.


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Wolverhampton Original Literature Festival 

20 Nov 17

WOLVERHAMPTON ORIGINAL LITERATURE FESTIVAL The Festival returns for the second year from Thursday 25 – Sun 29 January.


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Bingham and Woodall 

20 Nov 17

WOLVERHAMPTON ORIGINAL LITERATURE FESTIVAL presents BINGHAM AND WOODALL David Bingham and John Woodall present their delightfully off the wall poetry following their triumphant debut at October’s Comedy Festival.


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Our Beautiful Scars 

20 Nov 17

WOLVERHAMPTON ORIGINAL LITERATURE FESTIVAL presents: ‘ Our Beautiful Scars’ (Click title for details) Women’s poetry from Wolverhampton.


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The Post 

20 Nov 17

A cover-up that spanned four U.


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Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri 

20 Nov 17

In this darkly comic drama, a mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder, when they fail to catch the culprit.


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Happy End 

20 Nov 17

Happy End The latest film from director Michael Haneke (Amour) returns with a drama about a well-off French family living in a bourgeois bubble in northern France, oblivious to the human misery unfolding in migrant camps around the town port of …


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The Greatest Showman 

20 Nov 17

Inspired by the imagination of P.