Double bill gala screenings of Arsenic and Old Lace and North by Northwest. Watch two of Cary Grant’s most memorable films on the big screen, in the very theatre where he started out as Bristol schoolboy Archie Leach. Both screenings come with wraparound extra treats, including a red carpet entrance, paparazzi, live entertainment and vintage music, fashions and dancing. ... Read more >>
Glamorous double bill gala screening of Arsenic and Old Lace and North by Northwest, two of Cary Grant’s most memorable films on the big screen in the very theatre where young Bristolian Archie Leach decided to be an actor.
Cary Grant comes home…Film Gala Matinee: Arsenic and Old Lace - 3pm
Newly wed drama critic Mortimer Brewster (Cary Grant) tries to embark on his honeymoon, but his plans are scuppered by his ditzy old aunts bumping off elderly gentlemen with their lethal elderberry wine.
Cary Grant comes home…Film Gala Evening: North by Northwest - 6.30pm
Debonair advertising executive Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant) is mistaken for a secret agent and framed for murder. Fleeing on a sleeper train, he hides in the bunk of seductive Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) and embarks on a 2000-mile chase, ducking a crop duster and clinging to the face of Mount Rushmore.
These gala double bill film screenings are the climax of Cary Grant Comes Home … For the Weekend Festival, celebrating Cary Grant’s Bristol roots. Both screenings come with wraparound extra treats, including a red carpet entrance, paparazzi, live entertainment and vintage music, fashions and dancing.
Double Bill offer: Book both screenings for £26. To get this double bill offer you need to book in person via the box office or over the phone (plus £2.90 booking fee). Double bill discount includes Sunday back stage tour before the screening – first come first served. Ring the box office for details: 0844 871 3012. Offer not available online.