The Cinema Years: Theatre of Blood

Fri 11 August 2017 | 9.00pm

Tyne Theatre & Opera House in association with Whitley Bay Film Festival: THE CINEMA YEARS

We invite you to enjoy classic films related to the Stoll Picture Theatre over three action-packed days! Feature films will be accompanied with animation workshops, scintillating talks about film, dainty teas and an opportunity for those with memories of the Stoll to recall those days. We will also be presenting screenings of some of the first films shown at the establishment, including archive material and a range of exhibits.

THEATRE OF BLOOD (1973) – Film screening in the auditorium
Doors to bars 8.00pm, doors to seats 8.30pm, starts 9.00pm
Tickets: £10
Certificate: 15
Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Ian Hendry, Michael Hordern, Robert Morley, Arthur Lowe, Eric Sykes, Diana Dors
Directed by Douglas Hickox

“They’re not going to start killing critics for giving bad notices are they?”

As a celebration of the output of the latter years of the Stoll Picture Theatre, we present the British Horror classic and comedy shocker Theatre of Blood in a wonderful theatrical setting! Vincent Price heads up a stellar cast as deranged Shakespearian actor Edward Lionheart. Spurned by critics, he takes revenge on them with a savage literary zeal. Lionheart bases his killings on violent scenes from Shakespearean plays.

“Do you still say my Shylock was inadequate?”

Archive Footage will be playing in the Bistro and Coffee Lounge throughout the day. (No tickets required)


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