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New Exhibition:

David Tindle RA - A Retrospective

Born in 1932 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, David Tindle was educated at Coventry School of Art and was elected a Royal Academician in 1979.

His works are held at the National Portrait Gallery, Tate Modern, Royal Academy of Arts, Ulster Museum (Belfast), Towner Gallery (Eastbourne), Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool), The Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archeology (Oxford) & other collections.

Baker Mamonova Gallery in association with The Redfern Gallery.

Free Event

Exhibition runs until Sunday January 28th 2024


Thoroughly Modern Millie 
US 1967, PG, 138 mins

A  1967 American musical-romantic comedy  directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews. It follows a naïve young woman who finds herself in a series of madcap adventures when she sets her sights on marrying her wealthy boss.


The soundtrack interpolates new songs by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn (Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Tapioca), and Jay Thompson (Jimmy) with standard songs from the 1910s and 1920s, including Baby Face and Jazz Baby. 


The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards.

Friday December 8th at 3pm & 7.30pm

Tickets £12/ £10 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)/£8 Under 16s


The Great Escaper 
UK/France 2023, 12A, 96 mins, drama

A British-French drama starring Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson, based on the true-life story of a British World War II veteran who 'broke out' of his nursing home to attend the 70th anniversary D-Day commemorations in France, in June 2014. Many scenes of The Great Escaper were famously filmed on Hastings seafront and Camber Sands. 

Directed by Oliver Parker, the film was to be Jackson's last: she died in June 2023, some nine months after she finished filming her part.

Saturday December 9th at 12pm & 7pm

Tickets £12/ £10 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)/£8 Under 16s


A Christmas Gift from Bob 
UK 2020, 12A, 92 mins, drama/biography

A 2020 British Christmas biographical drama directed by Charles Martin Smith based on the non-fiction books A Gift from Bob and The Little Book of Bob by James Bowen. It is a sequel to the 2016 film A Street Cat Named Bob, and stars Luke Treadaway (The Crown) reprising his role as Bowen and Bob the Cat himself! 

It begins the Christmas after Bowen’s literary success, when he leaves a swanky publishing party and  tells a young homeless kid the story of his and Bob’s grim Christmas a year earlier living in sheltered accommodation.

Saturday December 9th at 3pm

Tickets £12/ £10 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)/£8 Under 16s


Coffee Concert: Christmas Special

Alexander Metcalfe (piano) - Chopin

Alexander Metcalfe, pianist and composer, studied at the Royal College of Music and has performed all around Europe, at venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Kings Place and St. Luke’s. While specialising in works from the Classical and Romantic periods, Alex is also a keen advocate of contemporary composers. 

Sunday December 10th at 11am

Tickets £12 include coffee & mince pie

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The Irony of Fate
Russia 1976, 12A, 180 mins, romantic comedy 

The Irony of Fate doubles as a screwball comedy and a love story tinged with sadness. It is one of the most famous, successful and beloved Russian films of all time, starring Andrei Myagkov and Barbara Brylska (Poland). It remains a highly popular New Year's Eve classic in Russia and Eastern Europe, not unlike It's a Wonderful Life.

After reading the script, composer Mikael Tariverdiev was puzzled by its genre diversity. As a result, he defined it for himself as a Christmas fairy tale, and for musical accompaniment he chose eight romances - "about love, about happiness, about jealousy, about kindness, about the desire to be understood".

Set in Moscow and Leningrad/St.Petersburg on a chaotic New Year's Eve, it is  about our humanity, our mistakes, and how it is never too late to fall in love.

In Russian with English subtitles

Sunday December 10th at 2pm

Tickets £12/ £10 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)/£8 Under 16s

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The Royal Ballet 2023-24 Live Cinema Season:

The Nutcracker

Join Clara at a delightful Christmas Eve party that becomes a magical adventure once everyone else is tucked up in bed. Marvel at the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s score, as Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker fight the Mouse King and visit the Sugar Plum Fairy in the glittering Kingdom of Sweets. Peter Wright’s much-loved production for The Royal Ballet, with gorgeous period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, keeps true to the spirit of this festive ballet classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular dancing.

Running time 170 minutes (including one interval)

Tuesday December 12th at 7.15pm

Tickets £20/ £18 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)


Kino-Teatr Christmas Party

Strictly Come Clubbing at Kino-Teatr! 

Come and have a drink and a dance to music including soundtracks by Talking Heads, Bowie, The Pogues, various reggae artists and more, accompanied by a visual feast on the big screen.

Thursday December 14th at 7.30pm

Tickets £12 including canapés


The Peasants  
Poland 2023, 15, 114 mins, drama, adaptation

From the makers of Loving Vincent and using the same celebrated oil painted animation technique, The Peasants is a visually thrilling adaptation of 1924 Nobel Prize-winning novel by Wladyslaw Reymont (Poland) about a late 19th century Polish peasant woman who creates havoc by marrying an older rich man.

The visual style of The Peasants is based on Polish art from the late 19th and early 20th Century with an emphasis on works from the Young Poland movement by artists such as Josef Chelmonski, Ferdynand Ruszczyc and Leon Wyczolkowksi, most recently featured in the acclaimed exhibition at the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow.

Poland’s entry into the 2024 Academy Awards, The Peasants is a rich embodiment of Polish culture at the time - the music, the dance scenes, the countryside & artistic references. 

Friday December 15th at 3pm & 7.30pm & Sunday December 17th at 2pm 

Tickets £12/ £10 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)/ £8 Under 16s


Sarah Jane Morris: The Trio of Enormous Love

The Trio of Enormous Love return to the Kino for the first time in a year.
Otis Coulter will be the special guest but expect more surprises.

Sarah Jane Morris - vocals
Tony Remy - guitars and vocals
Tim Cansfield - guitar and vocals
Otis Coulter - piano and vocals

'The audience couldn’t get enough … plus a standing ovation at the end' Jazz Journal

Saturday December 16th at 7.30pm

Tickets £25


Simon&thePope+ 'Avant Bavard':

Free Live Music in the Gallery

Simon&thePope+ will play some of their trademark hypnotic drum, bass and spoken word grooves to help while away that anticipatory hour before The Bavard Bar.

Free Event

Wednesday December 20th at 6.30pm

Free Event

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The Bavard Bar SOLD OUT

The Bavard Bar. "A delightful blend of TED, comedy and Radio 4. Sort of."

Three passionate speakers. Three distinct passions. From meteorites to crop circles, circuit-bending to the James Bond theme on Kazoo, you never know what you're going to hear as passions are kept secret until the night.

Interspersed with nonsense including the KP Lite, Oojah Kappivvy, Bohemia Road and 'Make it Stop’. With music from Piano Man Dan playing songs themed around the night's passions, bav-artistry from Maria O’Neill, and all hosted by MC Tim B'vard.

The Bavard Bar. "Avoiding life’s questions to give you the answers."

Wednesday December 20th at 7.30pm SOLD OUT

Tickets £12


The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes 
US 2023, 12A, 158 mins, drama, adventure

A 2023 American dystopian action film directed by Francis Lawrence based on the 2020 novel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins, serves as a prequel to The Hunger Games (2012).

The film  follows a young Coriolanus (Tom Blyth, Benediction)) who is the last hope for his failing lineage, the once-proud Snow family that has fallen from grace in a post-war Capitol. With his livelihood threatened, Snow is reluctantly assigned to mentor Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Zegler, West Side Story), a tribute from the impoverished District 12. Lucy Gray’s charm captivates the audience of Panem, and Snow sees an opportunity to shift their fates. Battling his instincts for both good and evil, Snow sets out on a race against time to survive and reveal if he will ultimately become a songbird or a snake.

'The rare prequel that manages to stand on its own two feet and still feel taller than the other stories it's ultimately meant to support' Indiwire

Thursday December 21st at 12pm, 4pm & 7.30pm
Tickets £12/ £10 Concessions  
(over 65s/disabled people)/ £8 Under 16s

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It's a Wonderful Life
US 1946, U, 130 mins, drama. comedy

A 1946 American Christmas fantasy drama produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story and booklet The Greatest Gift, which Philip Van Doren Stern self-published in 1943 and which is in turn loosely based on the 1843 Charles Dickens novella A Christmas Carol.

​The film stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man who has given up his personal dreams, in order to help others in his community, and whose thoughts of suicide on Christmas Eve bring about the intervention of his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody.

Friday December 22nd at 3pm & 6pm
Tickets £12/ £10 Concessions  
(over 65s/disabled people)/ £8 Under 16s


Liane Carroll Trio

The welcome return of Liane Carroll to Kino-Teatr, accompanied by Roger Carey on bass and Russell Field on drums. 


London born, Hastings raised, award-winning singer-pianist Liane Carroll is one of the UK's greatest musical treasures. A soulful, emotive singer, Liane is capable of reducing other singers and listeners alike to tears with her heartbreaking ability to live a lyric or make them jump with joy with her breathless vocal virtuosity. What really makes Carroll stand out is that she sings every song as if she wrote it. Classically trained since she was three, Carroll is a superb pianist and her unique ability to inhabit a lyric is underpinned by a true musicality that lifts her interpretations into the realms of art in their own right. 

Saturday December 23rd at 7.30pm

Tickets £22


UK/US 2023, 15, 157 mins, historical drama

An epic historical drama directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by David Scarpa.


Depicting the French leader's rise to power as well as his relationship with Empress Joséphine, the film stars the Academy Award Winner Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon, and features Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning) alongside BAFTA and Golden Globe nominee Tahar Rahim and Rupert Everett as the Duke of Wellington.

Wednesday January 3rd at 3pm & 7.30pm & Thursday January 4th at 3pm & 7.30pm

Tickets £12/ £10 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)/ £8 Under 16s


UK 2023, 15, 127 mins, comedy, thriller

A 2023 black comedy written and directed by the Academy Award winning actress, writer and director Emerald Fennell (The Crown, Killing Eve, Promising Young Woman). The film stars Academy Award nominee  Barry Keoghan (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Banshees of Inisherin) and Jacob Elordi (Priscilla), with Rosamund Pike, Richard E. Grant, Alison Oliver, and Archie Madekwe in supporting roles. Set in England in the mid-2000s, it follows a young university student who becomes infatuated with his wealthy schoolmate and his eccentric family’s estate.

'Emerald Fennell’s posh thriller is an inconclusive class satire, but also great fun' ★★★★ Independent 

'Deliciously, wickedly mean—seductive and often surreal — with lush production values and lacerating performances'

Friday January 5th at 3pm & 7.30pm & Wednesday January 10th at 3pm & 7.30pm

Tickets £12/ £10 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)/ £8 Under 16s


A Night of Flamenco - Noche de Reyes Special

Celebrating the Twelfth Night of Christmas or Noche de Reyes, one of the main holidays in Spain, Kino-Teatr's favourite flamenco dancer Jesus Olmedo will be joined by the legendary Marina Tamayo, one of the true stars of Flamenco, now based in Sydney. Marina Tamayo  trained in Spain both with the gypsies of Sacromonte, Granada (where her family are from) and in more formal Flamenco institutions in Madrid, Jerez and Granada. She recently appeared in Carmen, a 2023 film starring Paul Mescal. 

'One of the most powerful artists I have met on stage, crafting magic in her every movement'  Aitor Hernandez, former dancer of the Nacional Ballet of Spain.

Marina Tamayo is the Director of Flamenco Australia.

Saturday January 6th at 7.30pm 

Tickets £24/ £22 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)


Iago Banet

Iago was born in Galicia in the north-west of Spain, moved to the UK in 2014 and was involved with several bands of diverse style; touring and recording - The Boo-Hoos, JFK Blue and Deep Blue Sea.

Since 2018, Banet has been building an impressive career as a solo fingerstyle acoustic guitarist, showcasing his immense talent and receiving rave reviews along the way. With two studio albums and a live album under his belt, Banet redefines the boundaries of the instrument; creating stories without words and enthralling audiences as he does so.

‘He proves to be a technically brilliant fingerpicker who also brings plenty of heart, soul and personality to the proceedings’, Rock ‘n Reel Magazine.

‘He’s influenced by the great guitar pickers, such as Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and, latterly, Tommy Emmanuel. And he shares their ability to paint pictures on his fret board through a delightful lightness of touch, fluidity and that rare ability to share emotions through his fingers’, Pete Feenstra (Music journalist).

‘Mesmerisingly special as you will see… In a word AWESOME, fantastic original music and incendiary finger picking acoustic guitar', Tony Corner (Radio DJ).

'If musical talent is measured in ability, then Iago’s acoustic guitar goes beyond infinity. It surpasses all expectations for a solo artist playing in this music genre. He carries the audience with him', Andy Davies, Blues at the Woodlands.
Banet released his third studio album in early 2023, taking the acoustic guitar to its limits, fusing styles including gypsy jazz, blues rock, country, dixieland, swing, pop and folk. Iago’s technique and approach to performance have captivated crowds across the UK and Spain. A one-man-band on acoustic guitar not to be missed.

Friday January 12th at 7.30pm 

Tickets £14/ £12 Concessions


The Spirit in the Dust

It’s back! Following a rapturous reception on its premiere at Kino-Teatr in September 2023, THE SPIRIT IN THE DUST returns.


Japanese Butoh-influenced dancer Yumino Seki performs with original music played live by Afrit Nebula (Elaine Edwards, Ken Edwards, Yair Katz) and interactive projections and staging by Mark French.


‘Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper.’

– Albert Einstein


Based on an original concept and musical composition by Elaine Edwards with text by Ken Edwards, the piece imagines a world spirit conjured from darkness into an exploding theatre of light. Moving images are projected onto a translucent kinetic screen which provide a multi-dimensional setting for the dance. The whole performance builds to a mesmerising climax before resolving itself into the musical and visual ether.


THE SPIRIT IN THE DUST lasts approximately 50 minutes, and is prefaced with a 30-minute overture performance by Afrit Nebula.

Saturday January 20th at 7.30pm 

Tickets £15

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The Royal Opera 2023-24 Live Cinema Season:

Rusalka, a water spirit, lives with her family in the pure waters of the forest lake. When she falls in love with a Prince, she sacrifices her voice and leaves her home in the hope of finding true love in a new world – a world that does not love her back.

Natalie Abrahami and Ann Yee create a poetic, contemporary new staging of Dvořák’s lyric fairy tale, revealing our uneasy relationship with the natural world and humanity’s attempts to own and tame it. Semyon Bychkov conducts an all-star cast featuring Asmik Grigorian (Jenůfa) in the title role.

[This production was filmed live in 2022]

Running time 225 minutes (including one interval)

Sung in Czech with English subtitles 

Wednesday January 24th at 6.45pm 

Tickets £20/ £18 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)

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NT Live: Dear England

Dear England
A new play by James Graham, directed by Rupert Goold.

Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale) plays Gareth Southgate in James Graham’s (Sherwood) gripping examination of nation and game.

The country that gave the world football has since delivered a painful pattern of loss. Why can’t England’s men win at their own game?

With the worst track record for penalties in the world, Gareth Southgate knows he needs to open his mind and face up to the years of hurt, to take team and country back to the promised land.

Filmed live on stage at the National Theatre, Rupert Goold (Judy) directs this spectacular new play.

Thursday January 25th at 7pm 

Tickets £20/ £18 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)


Eternal Triangle

Trevor Watts, Veryan Weston & Jamie Harris

Trevor Watts- Saxophones/ Composer 
Veryan Weston- Nord Electric Keyboard 
Jamie Harris- Congas/ Percussion


Trevor has been on the scene since the early '60s and has been at the forefront of jazz & improv music in all this time, as a founder member of the Spontaneous Music Ensemble in 1965, Amalgam in 1967, London Jazz Composers Orchestra around 1973, Splinters with Phil Seaman, Tubby Hayes, Stan Tracey, Jeff Clyne and John Stevens and so on. He has played with Archie Shepp, Steve Lacy, Denardo Coleman, Don Cherry, Dave Holland, Rashied Ali, Cyro Baptista and many more.


Trevor has had a long standing improvising duo with pianist Veryan Weston and another very different duo with percussionist Jamie Harris, based on rhythmic & melodic ideas in the main. They were wildly appreciated at the Sao Paolo Jazz Festival in Brazil some years ago and also in the Dominican Republic. 

Eternal Triangle is made up from those two duos. All the compositions are different, and have never failed to gain an audience's excited interest whenever they play a concert.

Friday January 26th at 7.30pm
Tickets £15

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The Royal Ballet 2023-24 Live Cinema Season: Manon

This adaptation of Abbé Prévost’s novel embodies Kenneth MacMillan at his best, his acute insight into human psychology and his mastery of narrative choreography finding full expression in the impassioned duets of the central couple, visceral and urgent in their desire.


The heroine’s struggle to escape poverty make Manon one of the most dramatic and devastating of ballets, emphasized by Nicholas Georgiadis’ evocative designs that reflect the juxtaposition between Manon’s impoverished origins and the lavish world she longs to inhabit.


The 2023/24 Season celebrates the centenary of Nicholas Georgiadis.

Running time 195 minutes (including two intervals).

Wednesday February 7th at 7.15pm
ickets £20/ £18 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)


Luke Wright’s Silver Jubilee 

An  Award-winning poet/performer, Luke has been on the literary frontline for 25 years and is now  taking a deep dive into himself and the England that raised him, revealing his new poems on class, excessive consumption, love and adoption. 'One of the funniest and most brilliant poets of his generation' (Independent)

This new show marks his 25th year as a poet and stand-up. The premise is comedic, and the top of the show has Luke’s signature  energetic funny poems, shining a light on himself as an adopted person - honest, open, big-hearted and very moving. 

‘His performances rumble  with rage, passion and humour’ - The Guardian
‘Breathtaking - with a sharpness and wisdom that lifts the soul’ - The Scotsman 
‘A winning combination of honesty, humour, ire and wonder. He is at the peak of his powers ‘ - The Stage

‘Cool poems’ Patti Smith

Saturday February 17th at 7.30pm 

Tickets £15

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NT Live: Vanya

Adapted by Simon Stephens, after Anton Chekhov, directed by Sam Yates & designed by Rosanna Vize.

Andrew Scott (Fleabag) brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) radical new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.

Hopes, dreams, and regrets are thrust into sharp focus in this one-man adaptation which explores the complexities of human emotions.

Filmed live during its sold-out run in London’s West End.

Thursday 22nd February at 7pm

Tickets £20/ £18 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)


The Blackheart Orchestra

The Blackheart Orchestra are currently one of the UK’s most successful and talked about bands with a new album Hotel Utopia recently winning Best British Album, Best Song and Best FemaleVocalist at The USA Progressive Rock Awards. In the UK it charted at #13 in the Official Rock Chart.

The Blackheart Orchestra are actually a duo! The ‘orchestra’ concept is that there are two multi-instrumentalists, playing 13 instruments between them in what is quite a unique show. We play within a circle of instruments which has been referred to as our 'musical space station' and draw on the duo’s background in rock, folk, electronica and classical music .

'Epic' - Uncut

'Ethereal' - Sunday Express

'Mercurial' - Guitarist Magazine

'A life-enhancing listening event'  Louder Than War

'Reaches areas of your head and heart that you never knew existed' Metal Planet

'Powerful, beautiful and inspiring'  Steve Hackett, Genesis

Friday March 22nd at 7.30pm 

Tickets £18/ £16 Concessions (over 65s/disabled people)

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