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The Light Cinema aims to provide a unique entertainment experience, a friendly relaxed environment that offers excellent customer service and value for money. The Light Cinema delivers incredible 2D and 3D visuals with state of the art digital picture and sound auditorium.

VIP luxury seating: every seat is extra wide-as standard to ensure you will always have the best seat in the house.

Featuring the latest in blockbusters, independent and international films, plus the best live opera, ballet, theatre and pop concerts from around the globe. Including Royal Opera House, National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company.

The Light is more than just a cinema:it is a social hub for the community. The comfortable licensed cafe bar is a great place to meet friends before or after the movie or simply enjoy a coffee, light snack, glass of wine or a beer. 

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Anne Frank: Parallel Stories Poster

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories

Tue 28 Jan

Director: Anna Migotto, Sabina Fedeli

Cast: Helen Mirren

Created in celebration of what would have been Anne's 90th birthday, Oscar Winning Helen Mirren tells the story of Anne's life through the pages of her diary.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
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Bad Boys For Life Poster

Bad Boys For Life

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Director: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah

Cast: Alexander Ludwig, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Will Smith

Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.

Rating: BBFC Rating 15
Run Time: 2 hours 4 minutes
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Birds of Prey - IMAX Poster

Birds of Prey - IMAX

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Director: Cathy Yan

Cast: Ewan McGregor, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.

Rating: BBFC Rating 15
Run Time: 1 hour 50 minutes
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Director: Jay Roach

Cast: Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie, Nicole Kidman

A group of women take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

Rating: BBFC Rating 15
Run Time: 1 hour 49 minutes
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Sun 19 Jan

Director: Tom Hooper

Cast: Ian McKellen, Idris Elba, James Corden, Jason Derulo, Judi Dench, Rebel Wilson, Taylor Swift

Cats is a most-unexpected film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s beloved smash musical “Cats” and the poems from “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats,” by T.S. Eliot.

Rating: BBFC Rating u
Run Time: 1 hour 50 minutes
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Sun 19 Jan
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Director: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

Cast: Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Kristen Bell

Elsa the Snow Queen and her sister embark on an adventure far away from the kingdom of Arendelle.

Rating: BBFC Rating u
Run Time: 1 hour 44 minutes
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Ghost - Valentine's Day Special Poster

Ghost - Valentine's Day Special

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Director: Jerry Zucker

Cast: Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze, Tony Goldwyn

Join us and get ready to sway along to Unchained Melody as we show this romantic 90s classic on the big screen to celebrate Valentine's Day.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 2 hours 7 minutes
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Director: Taika Waititi

Cast: Alfie Allen, Roman Griffin Davis, Scarlett Johansson, Stephen Merchant, Thomasin McKenzie

In JOJO RABBIT, writer director Taika Waititi (THOR: RAGNAROK, HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE), brings his signature style of humor and pathos to a World War II satire.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 1 hour 48 minutes
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Jumanji: The Next Level Poster

Jumanji: The Next Level

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Director: Jake Kasdan

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart

A team of friends return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own but discover that nothing is as they expect. The players need to brave parts unknown, from arid deserts to snowy mountains, in order to escape the world's most dangerous game.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 2 hours
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Director: Destin Daniel Cretton

Cast: Brie Larson, Jamie Foxx, Michael B. Jordan

Just Mercy shadows world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson as he recounts his experiences and details the case of a condemned death row prisoner whom he fought to free.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 2 hours 17 minutes
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Kinky Boots The Musical Poster

Kinky Boots The Musical

Tue 04 Feb
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Director: Jerry Mitchell

Cast: Killian Donnelly, Matt Henry, Natalie McQueen, Sean Needham

Filmed at the Adelphi Theatre in London, Kinky Boots the Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-winning musical from Cyndi Lauper and legendary playwright Harvey Fierstein, directed and choreography by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell and based on the film

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
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Director: Rian Johnson

Cast: Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette

Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in Knives Out, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
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Little Women Poster

Little Women

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Director: Greta Gerwig

Cast: Eliza Scanlen, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet

Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life.

Rating: BBFC Rating u
Run Time: 2 hours 14 minutes
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Love Me Tender Poster

Love Me Tender

Thu 13 Feb

Director: Robert D. Webb

Cast: Debra Paget, Elvis Presley, Richard Egan, Robert Middleton

At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train but the war ends leaving these men with their Union loot, until the Feds come looking for it.

Rating: BBFC Rating u
Run Time: 1 hour 29 minutes
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NT Live: All About Eve (Encore) Poster

NT Live: All About Eve (Encore)

Mon 20 Jan

Director: Ivo van Hove

Cast: Ian Drysdale, Jessie Mei Li, Julian Ovenden, Lily James, Monica Dolan, Philip Voyzey, Rhashan Stone, Sheila Reid, Stanley Townsend, Tsion Habte

This much acclaimed stage production stars Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia 2, Downton Abbey)

Rating: BBFC Rating pg
Run Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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NT Live: All My Sons (Encore) Poster

NT Live: All My Sons (Encore)

Mon 27 Jan

Director: Jeremy Herrin

Cast: Bill Pullman, Colin Morgan, Jenna Coleman, Sally Field

Films at The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 2 hours 52 minutes
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NT Live: Cyrano de Bergerac Poster

NT Live: Cyrano de Bergerac

Thu 20 Feb

Director: Jamie Lloyd

Cast: James McAvoy

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

Rating: BBFC Rating 15
Run Time: 2 hours
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NT Live: Present Laughter (Encore) Poster

NT Live: Present Laughter (Encore)

Mon 17 Feb

Director: Matthew Warchus

Cast: Andrew Scott

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

Rating: BBFC Rating pg
Run Time: 3 hours
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NT Live: Small Island (Encore) Poster

NT Live: Small Island (Encore)

Mon 03 Feb

Director: Helen Edmundson

Cast: Aisling Loftus, CJ Beckford, Gershwyn Eustace Jr, Leah Harvey

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

Rating: BBFC Rating 15
Run Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
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NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy (Encore) Poster

NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy (Encore)

Mon 10 Feb

Director: Sam Mendes

Cast: Adam Godley, Ben Milnes, Simon Russell Beale

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
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NT Live: The Welkin Poster

NT Live: The Welkin

Thu 21 May

Director: James Macdonald

Cast: Lucy Kirkwood, Maxine Peake, Ria Zmitrowicz

One life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolkin England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, a young womanis sentenced to hang for a heinous murder.

Rating: BBFC Rating 15
Run Time: 2 hours
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Paw Patrol: Ready, Race, Rescue! Poster

Paw Patrol: Ready, Race, Rescue!

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Director: Charles E. Bastien

Cast: Anya Cooke, Cathal J. Dodd, Isaac Emberson-Heeks

It’s the Adventure Bay 500! The pups have built an awesome race track and are ready to be the pit crew for their race hero, The Whoosh!

Rating: BBFC Rating u
Run Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
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Playing With Fire Poster

Playing With Fire

Sun 19 Jan

Director: Andy Fickman

Cast: Brianna Hildebrand, John Cena, John Leguizamo, Keegan-Michael Key

When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson come to the rescue of three siblings in the path of an encroaching wildfire, they quickly realise that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet – babysitters.

Rating: BBFC Rating pg
Run Time: 1 hour 36 minutes
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ROH Live: Elektra Poster

ROH Live: Elektra

Thu 18 Jun

Director: Christof Loy

Cast: Christof Fischesser, Karita Mattila, Nina Stemme, Sara Jakubiak

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning Christof Loy.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
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ROH Live: Fidelio Poster

ROH Live: Fidelio

Tue 17 Mar

Director: Tobias Kratzer

Cast: Georg Zeppenfeld, Jonas Kaufmann, Lise Davidsen, Simon Neal

Beethoven’s only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph. In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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ROH Live: La Boheme Poster

ROH Live: La Boheme

Wed 29 Jan

Director: Richard Jones

Cast: Aida Garifullina, Andrzej Filończyk, Charles Castronovo, Sonya Yoncheva

Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself wept

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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ROH Live: The Cellist / Dances at a Gathering Poster

ROH Live: The Cellist / Dances at a Gathering

Tue 25 Feb

Director: Cathy Marston, Jerome Robbins

Cathy Marston has previously been an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and is much in demand internationally.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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ROH Live: The Dante Project Poster

ROH Live: The Dante Project

Thu 28 May

Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
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RSC:  Pericles Poster

RSC: Pericles

Wed 23 Sep

Director: Blanche McIntyre

Shakespeare’s touching and hopeful tale of loss and reconciliation located in a familiar world of precarious journeys.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
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RSC: The Comedy of Errors Poster

RSC: The Comedy of Errors

Wed 15 Jul

Director: Phillip Breen

Cast: Miles Jupp

A man arrives in a strange town only to find that everyone knows his name, but thinks he’s someone else.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
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RSC: The Winter's Tale Poster

RSC: The Winter's Tale

Wed 10 Jun

Director: Erica Whyman

Set across a 16-year span from Mad Men to the moon landings, this new production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale imagines a world where the ghosts of fascist Europe collide with horrors of The Handmaid’sTale, before washing up on a joyful seashore.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
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Spies in Disguise Poster

Spies in Disguise

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Director: Nick Bruno, Troy Quane

Cast: Karen Gillan, Rashida Jones, Tom Holland, Will Smith

Super spy Lance Sterling (Will Smith) and scientist Walter Beckett (Tom Holland) are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave and debonair. Walter is… not.

Rating: BBFC Rating pg
Run Time: 1 hour 42 minutes
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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Poster

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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Director: J.J. Abrams

Cast: Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill

The further adventures of Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron.

Rating: BBFC Rating 12a
Run Time: 2 hours 21 minutes
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The Addams Family Poster

The Addams Family

Sun 19 Jan

Director: Conrad Vernon, Greg Tiernan

Cast: Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Mikey Madison

Get ready to snap your fingers! The Addams Family is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about this creepy and kooky clan.

Rating: BBFC Rating pg
Run Time: 1 hour 27 minutes
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The Gentlemen Poster

The Gentlemen

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Director: Guy Ritchie

Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Colin Farrell, Henry Golding, Hugh Grant, Matthew McConaughey, Michelle Dockery

A British drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire to a dynasty of Oklahoma billionaires.

Rating: BBFC Rating 18
Run Time: 1 hour 53 minutes
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Whisky Galore! Poster

Whisky Galore!

Thu 12 Mar

Director: Alexander Mackendrick

Cast: Basil Radford, Bruce Seton, Catherine Lacey, Joan Greenwood

Scottish islanders try to plunder 50,000 cases of whisky from a stranded ship.

Rating: BBFC Rating pg
Run Time: 1 hour 38 minutes
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