The Grosvenor, Ashton Lane, G12 Listings Week Beg, 7th June, 2014

The Grosvenor, Ashton Lane, G12

Listings Week Beg, 7th June, 2014

To book: 0845 166 6002

Raising Arizona (Round Midnight late show)

A Million Ways to Die in the West

Seth MacFarlane directs, produces, co-writes and plays the role of the cowardly sheep farmer Albert in A Million Ways to Die in the West. After Albert backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband, a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test.

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6th and 7th June, 2014

Fri 06 Jun 2014 22:45
Sat 07 Jun 2014 22:45


A Late Quartet

Sat 07 Jun 2014 15:30

On the eve of a world renowned string quartet’s 25th anniversary season, their beloved cellist, Peter Mitchell (Christopher Walken), is diagnosed with the early symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. When Peter announces he wishes to make the upcoming season his last, his three colleagues find themselves at a crossroad. Competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years of friendship and collaboration. Robert Gelbart (Philip Seymour Hoffman), the quartet’s second violinist, announces his desire to alternate chairs with first violinist Daniel Lerner (Mark Ivanir), after years of sacrifice and peacemaking for the benefit of the group. Robert’s wife, violist Juliette Gelbart (Catherine Keener) has a particularly difficult time grappling with the tragic diagnosis, as Peter has served not only as a colleague, but as a dear father figure since childhood. When Juliette is unable to support her husband, their marriage is strained with a palpable tension that they can no longer ignore. Tossed into the maelstrom is their daughter Alexandra (Imogen Poots), a talented violinist in her own right. Like her father, she too decides to act on her desires. As the string quartet prepares to play Beethoven’s Opus 131 for what might be the members’ last concert together, the seven movements of the piece echo their own tumultuous journey. Writer Director Yaron Zilberman (WATERMARKS) A LATE QUARTET features incredibly moving performances from a cast including Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Mark Ivanir and Imogen Poots.

PULP: A Film about Life, Death & Supermarkets + Satellite Q&A

Sat 07 Jun 2014 17:30

PULP A film about life, death & supermarkets… Sheffield, 1988, ‘The Day That Never Happened’. Following a disastrous farewell show in their hometown, PULP move to London in search of success. They find fame on the world stage in the 1990’s with anthems including ‘Common People’ and ‘Disco 2000’. 25 years (and 10 million album sales) later, they return to Sheffield for their last UK concert: what could go wrong? Giving a career best performance exclusive to the film, the band share their thoughts on fame, love, mortality – & car maintenance. Director Florian Habicht (Love Story) weaves together the band’s personal offerings with dream-like specially-staged tableaux featuring ordinary people recruited on the streets of Sheffield. Unveiling the deep affection that the inhabitants of Sheffield have for PULP, and the formative effect the town has had on the band’s music (& front-man Jarvis Cocker’s lyrics in particular) PULP is a music-film like no other – by turns funny, moving, lifeaffirming & (occasionally) bewildering.

Pakeezah (Free event)

Sat 07 Jun 2014 13:00

For her to fall in love was forbidden; it was a sin, she was told. Her beauty, her poise, her desires and her longings were not her own. Yet she believed that her body and soul were pure, untouched and untouchable; and they were only for her true love. She found that love, but not before heartbreak, humiliation, insults and snubs almost drove her to embrace death. She was… Kamal Amrohi’s PAKEEZAH. A classic of Indian cinema, starring the celebrated actress Meena Kumari in her last film, PAKEEZAH (aka Pure Of Heart) is lavish in its treatment of two courtesans’ turbulent stories.

Sholay (Free event)

Sat 07 Jun 2014 16:20

A retired police officer Thakur Singh gets two convicts, Jaidev and Veeru, to capture Gabbar Singh – a bandit chief who has been terrorising the small village of Ramgarh. They agree to capture Gabbar alive and hand him over, but things do not go as planned. Veeru falls for the local horse carriage driver Basanti, and Jai starts to have romantic feelings for Thakur’s widowed daughter-in-law Radha. To make matters worse, Gabbar has sworn to kill both Jai and Veeru, and holds Basanti as a hostage to lure them to him. But Jai and Veeru are so clever, no bandit could ever outwit the two of them.

Mughal-e-Azam (Free event)

Sun 08 Jun 2014 16:40

The Great Mughal Emperor Jalaluddin Mohammed Akbar has everything he can ask for – immense wealth, a vast empire and trusted lieutenants – except the one thing he really craves, a son and heir. He prays to the gods and his wish is eventually fulfilled when his wife, Rani Jodhabai, gives birth to a boy. Akbar lavishes all his affection on him but as the boy grows, Akbar sees that his affection is perhaps spoiling him. Thus, he sends him away to make him a warrior and by the time he returns he has turned into a strapping man, Prince Salim. At the unveiling of a statue to welcome his return, Salim is taken by its sheer beauty. When it proves to be a real person, the lovely courtesan Anarkali, this turns into love and this is when the problems begin; for a prince cannot marry a courtesan… MUGHAL-E-AZAM is a solid gold classic of Indian cinema that became the biggest blockbuster ever on its original theatrical release in 1960.

Kabhi Kushi Kabhie Gham (Free event)

Sun 08 Jun 2014 12:30

When forbidden love tears a tightly knit family apart, a mother’s heartbreak prompts her son to reunite his shattered clan in this family drama from Karan Johar. Business tycoon Yashovardhan Raichand has everything a man could ever want. When his son Rahul discovers that he is adopted, he expresses his gratitude through unwavering devotion and loyalty until the day he falls in love with a boisterous young outcast named Anjali. Disowned by his father and left to his own devices, Rahul gathers Anjali and her younger sister and they set their sights for London. As the grief of his mother becomes too much to bear, Rahul’s brother Rohan sets out to find his brother and reunite their fragmented family.

NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage + satellite Q&A

Mon 09 Jun 2014 18:30

Kevin Spacey, Sam Mendes and the Bridge Project Company go on the road in NOW: IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE. In more than 200 performances across three continents, Kevin and the troupe reveal some of the most intimate moments behind the scenes of their staging of Shakespeare’s tragedy Richard III. Their story weaves around, and reflects on, excerpts from the play, and provides a great opportunity for those who have never experienced Spacey on stage to witness his immersive and captivating interpretation of Richard III.

(FIFA World Cup 2014)

Thu 12 Jun 2014 21:00

NT Live: A Small Family Business

Thu 12 Jun 2014 19:00

A riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (Bedroom Farce, A Chorus of Disapproval). A Small Family Business returns to the National Theatre for the first time since its celebrated premiere in 1987, when it won the Evening Standard Award for Best New Play. Jack McCracken: a man of principle in a corrupt world. But not for long. Moments after taking over his father-in-law’s business he’s approached by a private detective armed with some compromising information. Jack’s integrity fades away as he discovers his extended family to be thieves and adulterers, looting the business from their suburban homes. Rampant self-interest takes over and comic hysteria builds to a macabre climax.
Local Hero + Whisky tasting

Sat 14 Jun 2014 16:00

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Bill Forsyth’s much loved and lauded film LOCAL HERO. Join us for a celebratory screening of the original 35mm, followed by a Whisky-tasting session with our local heroes in the Lane Bar.
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