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2 Oxford Road
Essex CO11 1BP
Tel: 01206 391309

Scrooge the musical

A musical play in two Acts based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, lyrics and music by James Leisy

Tuesday 29th November to Saturday 3rd December 2016
Directed by Kerry King

A new setting of A Christmas Carol. Scrooge, woken on Christmas Eve by the ghost of Marley, is warned of his impending fate - to walk the earth, dragging chains in agony and shame. Scrooge is then visited by the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future, who reveal the misery of Christmas for the poor. Determined to alter his miserly ways, Scrooge buys presents for his employees and raises their salaries to the amazement and delight of them all.


Monday 8th August (read through) and Wednesday 10th for the auditions, both starting 7.30pm at the theatre.


The Martian (2015) - Fri 24th June 7.45pm

The Martian During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig

Rating PG-13 - Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi


Everest (2015) - Fri 22nd July 7.45pm

Everest On the morning of May 10, 1996, climbers from two commercial expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mountain, engulfing the adventurers in one of the fiercest blizzards ever encountered by man. Challenged by the harshest conditions imaginable, the teams must endure blistering winds and freezing temperatures in an epic battle to survive against nearly impossible odds.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda

Rating PG-13 - Adventure, Biography, Drama


Future Films

  • 30th September – Dad's Army
  • 25th November - The World's fastest Indian
  • 27th January 2017 - Saving Mr Banks


Movie Tickets

Tickets cost £5 and are only sold on the door, non members will have to join for an additional £2

Doors open 7pm, showing starts 7.45pm