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Film Sunday 28 April, 2019 7:30pm

The Favourite – From Page to Screen Festival

From Page to Screen is the UK’s only festival celebrating the adaptation of books to film. Each year a guest Curator joins us to provide film fans with a thought provoking line up, and this year the Curator is Christine Langan (Baby Cow Productions & BBC Films) who brings her wealth of knowledge to the Festival:

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Starring: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz
Runs for: 1h 59m
Certificate: 15
Awards: Best Actress (BAFTAs) Best Supporting Actress (BAFTAs)

Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfill her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.

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Dates & Tickets

This is a past event, therefore tickets are no longer available.

Dinner & show offer

Enjoy an evening at Bridport Art Centre’s Pantry Restaurant.

*A pre Show Supper is available with this event* 

The menus will be published alongside the event two weeks before the show. Vegetarian options available.

There will be an option to add your supper to your cart when you book the event. 

£14.95 two course /£17.95 three course 

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