Society scion Newland Archer is engaged to May Welland, but his well-ordered life is upset when he meets May’s unconventional cousin, the Countess Olenska. At first, Newland becomes a defender of the Countess, whose separation from her abusive husband makes her a social outcast in the restrictive high society of late-19th Century New York, but he finds in her a kindred spirit and they fall in love
08/11/2018 Come along to Big Poetry for an evening of wordplay and whimsy in the company of Samantha Boarer and Robert Garnham. On show tonight will be some of the finest locally sourced spoken word artists in the south west. And, tying in with the English Riviera Film Festival, tonight’s special headliner will be Jamie Harry Scrutton.Jamie is a poet and an animator whose work is whimsical, wise, often funny, occasionally poignant, and always life-affirming. His performance style is unlike any other poet, as he adopts the characteristics of his poem narrators and creates new worlds live on stage, backed up by projections of his work. This is an evening not to be missed! The show starts at 8pm at the Blue Walnut, doors open 7.30pm, entry price £6. For seat reservations, contact robertdgarnham@gmail.
Alvy Singer, a forty year old twice divorced, neurotic, intellectual Jewish New York stand-up comic, reflects on the demise of his latest relationship, to Annie Hall, an insecure, flighty, Midwestern WASP aspiring nightclub singer. Unlike his previous relationships, Alvy believed he may have worked out all the issues in his life through fifteen years of therapy to make this relationship with Annie last, among those issues
In Nazi Germany during World War II, as the tide turned in favor of The Allies, a cadre of senior German officers and politicians desperately plot to topple the Nazi regime before the nation is crushed in a near-inevitable defeat. To this end, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, an Army officer convinced he must save Germany from Hitler, is recruited to mastermind a real plan. To do so, he arranges for the internal emergency