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Now showing at Stephen Joseph Theatre Westborough,Scarborough,North Yorkshire YO11 1JW 01723 370541

  • Golden Years
  • Royal Opera Live: Werther

Golden Years 3 stars

Arthur Goode and his wife Martha are a retired couple, whose pension pot has been decimated by the financial crisis. Refusing to fade away in their twilight years, the Goodes hatch a hare-brained plan to steal back their pensions from a series of banks, using the unlikely getaway car of a sensible Volvo towing a caravan. Their scheme goes surprisingly well, but when their beloved social club is threatened with closure to make way for a supermarket, Arthur and Martha realise they must stage a bigger heist.

  • GenreComedy, Drama, Romance
  • CastBernard Hill, Philip Davis, Simon Callow, Virginia McKenna, Alun Armstrong, Una Stubbs.
  • DirectorJohn Miller.
  • WriterNick Knowles, John Miller, Jeremy Sheldon.
  • CountryUK
  • Duration96 mins
  • Official sitewww.sugarhousepictures.co.uk
  • Release29/04/2016 (selected cinemas)

An elderly couple turns to a life of crime to overcome a pension deficit in writer-director John Miller's comedy drama. Arthur Goode (Bernard Hill) and his wife Martha (Virginia McKenna) are a retired couple, whose pension pot has been decimated by the financial crisis. Refusing to fade away in their twilight years, the Goodes hatch a hare-brained plan to steal back their pensions from a series of banks, using the unlikely getaway car of a sensible Volvo towing a caravan. Their scheme goes surprisingly well, but when their beloved social club is threatened with closure to make way for a supermarket, Arthur and Martha realise they must stage a heist at the biggest bank of all with a little help from their friends Shirley (Una Stubbs), Royston (Simon Callow) and Brian (Phil Davies). Meanwhile, a veteran copper called Sid (Alun Armstrong) and ambitious DC Stringer (Brad Moore) are on the trail of the unlikely outlaws.

Showtimes (Click time to book tickets)

Tuesday 28th June 2016
Wednesday 29th June 2016

Royal Opera Live: Werther 3 stars

Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigolo headline Benoit Jacquot's staging of Massenet's tragic love story, broadcast live from the Royal Opera House in London under the baton of conductor Antonio Pappano. Dutiful daughter Charlotte solemnly promises her mother on her deathbed that she will marry Albert. She carries through with the plan, denying rival suitor Werther a chance to woo her. They agree that separation will ease his pain and Werther agrees to travel but to keep in touch through his letters.

  • GenreDrama, Musical, Romance, Special
  • CastVittorio Grigolo, Joyce DiDonato, David Bizic, Heather Engebretson.
  • DirectorBenoit Jacquot.
  • WriterMassenet.
  • CountryUK
  • Duration190 mins
  • Official sitewww.roh.org.uk/cinemas
  • Release27/06/2016 (selected cinemas)

Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigolo headline Benoit Jacquot's staging of Massenet's tragic love story, broadcast live from the Royal Opera House in London under the baton of conductor Antonio Pappano. Dutiful daughter Charlotte (DiDonato) solemnly promises her mother on her deathbed that she will marry Albert (David Bizic). She carries through with the plan, denying rival suitor Werther (Grigolo) a chance to woo her. They agree that separation will ease his pain and Werther agrees to travel but to keep in touch through his letters. Charlotte's marriage to Albert falls short of her expectations and she slowly falls in love with Werther through his correspondence. When Werther returns from his travels, Charlotte must make an agonising decision about where her future belongs.

Showtimes (Click time to book tickets)

Monday 27th June 2016