HFS Special: Topsy-Turvy

Dir. Mike Leigh
Victoria Hall
27 Feb 2022 2:00pm - 5:30pm
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UK 1999, 160 mins.  Dir. Mike Leigh.

Starring Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall and Lesley Manville

Introduced by Jim Stebbings, historian of the musical theatre.

A witty and entertaining dramatisation of the story of the famous partnership between the lyricist William Gilbert and the composer Arthur Sullivan. With a wealth of authentic Victorian detail, this account of the lives of the musical duo concentrates on the good-natured antagonism between the two creative geniuses, focusing on the turning point on their road to fame and riches – the production of The Mikado.

Tickets: £10
Please book a seat by 1pm on 25 February.
Doors open at 1.45pm, film start time 2pm.