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Film : 'The Duke ( Cert. 12A ) -

<b>Film : </i>'The Duke </i> ( Cert. 12A )</b>

Date: Friday 1st July 2022
Time: 19:30

Film : 'The Duke'
 Cert. 12A              90 mins
 

Film : 'The Duke'
Cert. 12A Comedy Drama
Starring: Jim Broadbent, Helen Mirren, Heather Craney, Stephen Rashbrook

In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60-year-old Taxi Driver, stole Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London.

It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery's history.

Kempton sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government invested more in care for the elderly -- he had long campaigned for pensioners to receive free television.

What happened next became the stuff of legend.

Only 50 years later did the full story emerge -- Kempton had spun a web of lies.


The only truth was that he was a good man, determined to change the world and save his marriage -- how and why he used The Duke to achieve that is a wonderfully uplifting tale.

Doors open at 6.30pm with Refreshments available from the Bar.

Doors Open from 6.30pm. Licensed Bar until 7.30pm. Film screens at 7.30pm
No interval due to licensing restrictions.

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