Menu
Regent Street Cinema

Welcome to the online booking for the Regent Street Cinema.

Peter Pan (1953) image

Peter Pan (1953) (U)

Kids Kino Club - tickets available from £1.75


After being chastised by their father for playing 'Peter Pan', the Darling children are visited by the real Peter Pan who takes them on an adventure to NeverLand. 

Book Tickets

Saturday 29 Apr 201711:30
All Night Long image

All Night Long (15)

Othello is translated to the world of sixties Soho jazz clubs in Basil Dearden’s 1962 smoky and sensational All Night Long.


Over the course of one eventful evening, the anniversary celebration of the musical and romantic partners Aurelius Rex (Paul Harris) and Delia Lane (Marti Stevens), a jealous, ambitious drummer, Johnny Cousin (Patrick McGoohan), attempts to tear the interracial couple apart.


This daring psychodrama also features on screen appearances by jazz legends Charles Mingus, Dave Brubeck, Johnny Dankwork and Tubby Hayes.


Followed by a Q&A with John Simons, one of the leading menswear designers in 1960's London, introducing the Ivy League look to young, fashion-obsessed Mods.


Part of the Soho A Gogo Film Festival.

Book Tickets

Saturday 29 Apr 201716:00
Tubby Hayes - A Man In A Hurry image

Tubby Hayes - A Man In A Hurry

Tubby Hayes - A Man in a Hurry charts the life and times of professional jazz musician Edward Brian ‘Tubby’ Hayes who recorded some of the most iconic pieces of the 50s and 60s. Hayes’ pioneering energy at the fore front of British modern jazz with his DA haircuts, Cecil Gee suits, and straight-ahead music putting Soho at the heart of the British musical universe for a while.

Followed by a Q&A with director Lee Cogswell; producer Mark Baxter; and biographer Simon Spillet.

Part of the Soho A Gogo Film Festival.

Book Tickets

Saturday 29 Apr 201718:00
The Small World of Sammy Lee image

The Small World of Sammy Lee (12)

The Small World of Sammy Lee is just around any corner in Soho. Peopled by the pimps, the punters, the brasses and the bookies, and with boils on its face like the sleazy Peepshow club where Sammy Lee (Anthony Newley) comperes the strip-tease. Sammy is worried. When you owe £300 to a bookie like Conner you’re entitled to be worried. Particularly when his muscle men are coming in a few hours’ time to collect the cash. Refused help from brother, Lou (Warren Mitchell), Sammy is desperately setting up shady deals to raise the money.

A lost gem of British cinema, this 1963 British crime film directed by Ken Hughes and starring Anthony Newley, Julia Foster and Robert Stephens is perfectly set in the sleazy Soho of the early 1960s, alongside Kenny Graham’s impeccable jazz soundtrack.

Part of the Soho A Gogo Film Festival.

Book Tickets

Saturday 29 Apr 201720:00
Expresso Bongo image

Expresso Bongo (12A)

Pop manager Johnny Jackson ducks and dives in the 1950's Soho of coffee bars, strip clubs and clip joints. With singer Bert Rudge, played by Cliff Richard, he realises he is on to a winner. Renaming him Bongo Herbert and trickily launching his career on network television, he seems to have hit the jackpot. But Johnny is both greedy and naive, and having a successful artiste is new to him. He is soon out of his depth, with only his stripper girlfriend Masie King always there with support.


Part of the Soho A Gogo Film Festival.

Book Tickets

Sunday 30 Apr 201715:00
Absolute Beginners image

Absolute Beginners (12A)

Set against a backdrop of emerging teen culture and rising racial tension in late 50s London, Colin MacInnes’ cult novel is brought to the screen in Julien Temple’s lavish musical adaptation.

Struggling young photographer Colin sees his ambitious, fame-seeking girlfriend Crepe Suzette slipping away as she ruthlessly pursues a career in fashion. To win her back he’ll need to compromise his idealism and do whatever it takes to make the big time himself.

Followed by a Q&A with the artist and journalist Chris Sullivan, who appeared in the film.

Part of the Soho A Gogo Film Festival.

Book Tickets

Sunday 30 Apr 201717:30
Beat Girl image

Beat Girl (18)

A cult classic British film about late-fifties youth-rebellion set against an intoxicating Beatnik backdrop. The film tells the story of Paul (David Farrar), a divorced architect who marries a Parisian named Nichole (Noëlle Adam), much to the displeasure of his teenage daughter Jennifer (Gillian Hills). In a bid to rebel Jennifer falls in with the London beatnik scene and a music-fuelled life of juvenile delinquency.

With an all-star cast including David Farrar (Black Narcissus, The Small Back Room) Shirley Anne Field (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Peeping Tom), Christopher Lee (Lord of the Rings, Dracula) and a young Oliver Reed (Gladiator, Oliver!), the film is notable for its original music by composer John Barry, his first film commission, and the debut appearance of teen idol Adam Faith.

Part of the Soho A Gogo Film Festival.

Book Tickets

Sunday 30 Apr 201719:30
I Am Not Your Negro image

I Am Not Your Negro

Presented by Kush Films


This acclaimed James Baldwin inspired documentary film comes from noted filmmaker Raoul Peck. Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson and with unprecedented access to James Baldwin’s original work, award-winning filmmaker Raoul Peck (Murder in Pacot, Moloch Tropical, Sometimes in April, Lumumba), has completed the cinematic version of the book Baldwin never wrote - a radical narration about race in America that tracks the lives and assassinations of Baldwin’s friends, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Medgar Evers. 


Whilst it is partly anchored in the struggle for equality in the 50s and 60s, I Am Not Your Negro is about what it means to be black in America today. By confronting the deeper connections between the lives and assassinations of these three men we uncover a larger narrative of America’s historical and current denial and irrational relationship with race.


This ‘history of violence’ is also told through the long simplified narrative that Hollywood recounts as a story between ‘good’ and ‘evil’ or ‘right and wrong’, reflects our current racial precariousness. I Am Not Your Negro is also the autopsy of the American racial imagery and iconography.

Book Tickets

Monday 1 May 201719:30
Tuesday 2 May 201719:30
Pal Joey image

Pal Joey (PG)

Matinee Classics - tickets available from £1.75


Womaniser Joey Evans, a second-rate singer from San Francisco,  finds himself torn between Linda, a woman he has genuine feelings for and Vera, a wealthy former flame who promises to finance his own club. 

Book Tickets

Wednesday 3 May 201714:00
Film 1: The Love Witch image

Film 1: The Love Witch (15)

Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her Gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder.


With a visual style that pays tribute to Technicolor thrillers of the '60s, The Love Witch explores female fantasy and the repercussions of pathological narcissism.


Book Tickets

Wednesday 3 May 201718:30
Film 2: Personal Shopper image

Film 2: Personal Shopper (15)

A ghost story set in the Paris fashion underworld where Kristen Stewart’s character doubles up as a PA and a psychic.


“a masterpiece of tension building” Sight & Sound


Book Tickets

Wednesday 3 May 201721:00
Wisconsin Death Trip image

Wisconsin Death Trip (15)

The Heavenly Films Night in association with BBC Arena


Wisconsin Death Trip is an Arena classic from 2000. Inspired by a book of the same name, film-maker James Marsh tells the haunting tale of murder, madness and suicide that took place behind the thin veil of respectability in small-town America at the end of the 19th century. Drawing on reports in the weekly newspaper, plus archive photographs and re-enactments of events, this film chronicles the tragedies that befell residents and neighbours of Black River Falls, Wisconsin.

The film won a Royal Television Society award and was BAFTA nominated. Director James Marsh went on to win an Oscar for Man On Wire and directed the Oscar nominated Theory of Everything.


"Wisconsin Death Trip is always lyrical, sometimes blackly farcical, and sometimes terrifying, as it reveals the romanticised American frontier's true desperation.”  Jonathan Romney, The Guardian


Director James Marsh will introduce this rare screening of the film and answer questions afterwards.

Book Tickets

Thursday 4 May 201719:30
Lady Macbeth image

Lady Macbeth

Rural England, 1865. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, and his cold, unforgiving family. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.


"Imagine Hitchcock directing Wuthering Heights" - Indiewire

Book Tickets

Friday 5 May 201718:3020:30
Saturday 6 May 201714:3016:3018:3020:30
Sleeping Beauty image

Sleeping Beauty (U)

Kids Kino Club - Tickets available from £1.75


The evil Maleficent places a curse that on her 16th birthday Princess Aurora will prick her finger and die. But her three godmothers lessen the curse and place her into a deep sleep which can only be broken by a true loves kiss. 

Book Tickets

Saturday 6 May 201711:30
Film 1: Look Back in Anger image

Film 1: Look Back in Anger (PG)

A university-educated musician rejects his wife's middle-class aspirations and chooses to work at the local flea market. As time goes on, Jimmy becomes more and more bitter, and his treatment of Allyson worsens. Their already troubled marriage reaches a crisis point when an old friend of Allyson lodges with the couple and begins the object of Jimmy's aggression and attention.

Book Tickets

Sunday 7 May 201715:00
Film 2: Room at the Top image

Film 2: Room at the Top (15)

Joe Lampton arrives in a Yorkshire town to take up a place in the Borough Treasury Department, but has ambitions to elevate his position by any means possible. In doing so, he sets his sights on Susan, the pretty daughter of a local industrialist. When Susan's father intervenes, Joe finds solace in the arms of an older woman.

Book Tickets

Sunday 7 May 201717:00
Free Fire image

Free Fire (15)

Entertaining take on the heist movie set in Boston in 1978 where an arms deal in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a game of survival.


“more fun than a hopped-up helicopter joy ride” - Little White Lies

Book Tickets

Sunday 7 May 201719:30
Effi Briest image

Effi Briest (U)

Dubbed ‘the German Madame Bovary’, Effi Briest tells of a seventeen-year-old girl (played by Hanna Schygulla) who is married off by her parents to a wealthy Baron (Wolfgang Schenk) more than twice her age. Lonely and dissatisfied, she seeks solace in the companionship of her husband’s friend, Major Crampas (Ulli Lommel). Beautifully recreating late nineteenth century Germany and gorgeously shot in black and white, Effi Briest also serves to showcase Schygulla, here giving her first star performance for Fassbinder.


Book Tickets

Monday 8 May 201719:30
Beside Bowie image

Beside Bowie

Narrated by David Bowie this highly anticipated feature documentary release, directed and produced by Jon Brewer (B.B. King: The Life of Riley, Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark), highlights the man behind the mega-stars who was so pivotal in the composition and production of countless hits for which he was the uncelebrated shadow: Mick Ronson.


Despite his contributions and work with Morrissey, Lou Reed on ‘Transformer’, Ian Hunter and Mott the Hoople, Bob Dylan and most notably David Bowie and The Spiders from Mars, it was really Mick Ronson’s dynamic support, contribution, and co-creation of this era in music as well as to the expansive and multi-faceted career of David Bowie that this film explores, and at times, exposes. Featuring exclusive access to archives never seen before.


Book Tickets

Tuesday 9 May 201720:45
Wednesday 10 May 201718:30
On the Town image

On the Town (U)

Matinee Classic - tickets available from £1.75.

Gabey, Chip and Ozzie are three sailors who have just 24 hours shore leave in New York City. When Gabey falls in love at first sight with Miss Turnstiles, his two friends and the two woman that they have met go on hilarious adventures to find Gabey his girl.

 

Book Tickets

Wednesday 10 May 201714:00
Don't Look Back image

Don't Look Back (15)

Bob Dylan is captured on-screen as he never would be again in this groundbreaking film from D.A. Pennebaker. The legendary documentarian finds Dylan in England during his 1965 tour, which would be his last as an acoustic artist.


In this wildly entertaining vision of one of the twentieth century’s greatest artists, Dylan is surrounded by teen fans, gets into heated philosophical jousts with journalists, and kicks back with fellow musicians, Joan Baez, Donovan, and Alan Price.


Featuring some of Dylan’s most famous songs, including “Subterranean Homesick Blues”, “The Times They Are A-Changin’”, and “It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue”, Don’t Look Back is a radically conceived portrait of an American icon that has influenced decades of vérité behind-the-scenes documentaries.


This screening celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of the classic 1967 Bob Dylan and the 1965 tour it covered.


As an exercise in the unbelievably cool, DA Pennebaker's documentary on Bob Dylan's 1965 tour of England is unparalleled.” The Times

Book Tickets

Wednesday 10 May 201720:30
Obsession - NT Live image

Obsession - NT Live (15)

Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.


Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart.


The stage production of Obsession is produced by Barbican Theatre Productions Limited, London and Toneelgroep Amsterdam; co-commissioned by Wiener Festwochen and Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg; co-produced by Holland Festival and David Binder Productions; and supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.


Book Tickets

Thursday 11 May 201719:00
Mulholland Drive image

Mulholland Drive (15)

Naomi Watts gives a career-making performance as aspiring actress Betty, who after arriving in Hollywood, befriends an amnesiac woman (Laura Harring) and tries to help her recover her memory. The film establishes these characters but then proceeds to subvert any certainty about them, instead offering a swirling atmosphere of increasing surrealism.


Consistently hailed the best film of the 21st century, David Lynch's quintessential neo-noir screens from a new 4K digital transfer, the restoration of which was supervised by Lynch himself.

Book Tickets

Friday 12 May 201719:30
Saturday 13 May 201714:3017:3020:30
Robin Hood (1973) image

Robin Hood (1973) (U)

Kids Kino Club - Tickets available from £1.75


The classic story of Robin Hood and his band of outlaws who rob from the rich to give to the poor whilst avoiding the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. An animated version with woodland creatures as the characters. 

Book Tickets

Saturday 13 May 201711:30
Past Life image

Past Life

Premiere


A fascinating and moving new film from master film maker Avi Nesher.


The year is 1977 and Sephi Milch, a very determined and talented young women, aspires to a career as a classical composer, but knows, as a woman, the odds are against her. She is set on changing the course of history from ann artistic perspective, but also the daughter of holocaust survivors, she has to deal with a sudden relevation from the past that thhretens to tear her family apart. Sephi and her sister, played beautifully by leading young actors Nelly Tagar and Joy Reiger, are bent on unconvering the past and getting to the truth behind thir parents’ darkest secret.


What the siblings reveal leads to question after question, and trauma for the entire family.


Followed by a Q&A with lead actress Nelly Tagar.


“The two female leads have strong screen presence and share an agreeably combustible chemistry as sisters with very different emotional triggers” - Stephen Dalton, Hollywood Reporter


Book Tickets

Sunday 14 May 201718:30
Handsome Devil image

Handsome Devil

Ned and Conor are forced to share a bedroom at their boarding school. The loner and the star athlete at this rugby-mad school form an unlikely friendship until it's tested by the authorities...


“a deliberate rebuke to the short shrift that LGBT issues were given in the classic 1980s Brat Pack movies” - Eddie Harrison, The List 

Book Tickets

Tuesday 16 May 201720:30
Tuesday 23 May 201718:30
  Casablanca image

Casablanca (U)

Matinee Classics - tickets available from £1.75


Rick Blaine, who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, Morocco, discovers his old flame Ilsa is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo. Laszlo is a resistance leader from Czechoslovakia, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country. A fantastic classic. 

Book Tickets

Wednesday 17 May 201714:00
Gleason image

Gleason

At the age of 34, Steve Gleason was diagnosed with ALS. Doctors gave the former NFL defensive back and New Orleans hero two to five years to live. So that is what Steve chose to do - LIVE: with purpose, for his newborn son, for his wife, and to help others with his disease.


“A moving testament to the courage shown by Gleason and his formidable wife, Michel” - Pete Bradshaw, The Guardian


Book Tickets

Wednesday 17 May 201718:30
All This Panic image

All This Panic (15)

Insightful film looking at the interior lives of a group of teenage girls as they come of age in Brooklyn.


“Astonishing”  ***** - The Guardian

Book Tickets

Wednesday 17 May 201720:45
NT Live: Who's Afraid of Viginia Woolf image

NT Live: Who's Afraid of Viginia Woolf (12A)

Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films), Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers), Luke Treadaway (A Street Cat Named Bob, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5 star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, broadcast live to cinemas from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London.


In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.


"Imelda Staunton is at her magnificent best. A first-rate revival of an astonishing play." The Guardian


Book Tickets

Thursday 18 May 201719:00
A Quiet Passion image

A Quiet Passion (12A)

Davies study of poet Emily Dickinson. Cynthia Nixon delivers a triumphant performance as Emily Dickinson as she personifies the wit, intellectual independence and pathos of the poet whose genius only came to be recognized after her death. Davies exquisitely evokes Dickinson's deep attachment to her close-knit family along with the manners, mores and spiritual convictions of her time that she struggled with and transcended in her poetry.

Book Tickets

Friday 19 May 201720:30
Saturday 20 May 201720:30
Muppet Treasure Island image

Muppet Treasure Island (U)

Kids Kino Club - Tickets available from £1.75


Using a mix of live action and puppetry, the Muppets do their take on the classic 'Treasure Island' story with hilarious results. 

Book Tickets

Saturday 20 May 201711:30
Woven Wings of Our Children image

Woven Wings of Our Children

5 stories of street children interweave. Fighting street capitalism in pursuit of their dreams, they rise above abuse and forced labour.  Based on true stories and documents the film shows their trajectories in search of salvation, choosing to rise above and change their histories.

Book Tickets

Saturday 20 May 201714:0017:30
Steamboat Bill, Jr. image

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (U)

Classic, uproarious Buster Keaton comedy, with a live cinema organ soundtrack from Donald Mackenzie.

Keaton plays the soft son of a rough-and-tumble steamboat captain who brings Keaton on board to try to toughen him up. Meanwhile, Keaton is falling in love with the daughter of his father’s rival.


“If your faith in humanity needs a little pick-me-up, there's no better place to start.” - Tom Huddleston, Time Out

Book Tickets

Sunday 21 May 201715:00
Life is Beautiful image

Life is Beautiful (PG)

Presented by CinemaItaliaUK


A gentle Jewish-Italian waiter, Guido Orefice (Roberto Benigni), meets Dora (Nicoletta Braschi), a pretty schoolteacher, and wins her over with his charm and humor. Eventually they marry and have a son, Giosue (Giorgio Cantarini). Their happiness is abruptly halted, however, when Guido and Giosue are separated from Dora and taken to a concentration camp. Determined to shelter his son from the horrors of his surroundings, Guido convinces Giosue that their time in the camp is merely a game.


CinemaItaliaUK's screening will be followed by a Q&A with Composer Nicola Piovani, who won an Oscar for Best Original Score, and Composer Dario Marianelli, Oscar Winner for the score of Atonement. The Q&A will be moderated by Conductor and Composer Dimitri Scarlato.


Book Tickets

Sunday 21 May 201719:00
Queen of Walking image

Queen of Walking

As part of the London Korean Film Festival Teaser Screening series


UK Premiere


Hailed as one of the funniest comedies of the year, Queen of Walking sees motion-sickness afflicted student Man-bok join her school’s ace ‘race walking’ team, developing a passion for the sport and a zest for life. With the aid of a passionate homeroom teacher, the national competition is soon on the horizon, but how will the bus-averse student make the 70km trip…


South Korea’s current queen of comedy Shim Eun-kyung takes the lead as Man-bok. Shim rose to stardom after the 2014 box-office smash Miss Granny, with her charming turn helping guide the film to astronomical success at home. It was even followed by remakes in Hong Kong, China, Japan, and Vietnam with more still to come. The talented young actress makes a welcome return to the comedy genre in Queen of Walking, putting in an equally animated performance set to win over audiences for a second time.


Joining the film’s star are a whole host of colourful supporting characters including Man-bok’s overly-emotional father, her no-nonsense mother, a hip-hop obsessed crush, and the fiery athletics team captain, Su-ji (Joo Hee-Park, The Silenced)... not to mention her bovine best-friend, Miss Cow, who narrates the film.

With Queen of Walking, director Baek Seung-hwa (Turn It Up to 11) has incorporated colourful animated effects, surreal flights-of-fantasy, and a fantastic cast into a delightfully quirky and hugely enjoyable comedy-drama.


Book Tickets

Monday 22 May 201719:30
Get Out image

Get Out (15)

"My parents aren’t racist. My Dad would have voted Obama for a third term if he could have”. So Rose reassures her (black) boyfriend Chris on the eve of a weekend trip to meet her (white) family for the first time.

What follows is a flat-out masterpiece of finely crafted old-school horror, laugh-out-loud comedy and nuanced cultural commentary. See it at all costs.


“Is it too early to call this a modern genre classic?” - Sight and Sound

Book Tickets

Tuesday 23 May 201720:30
Wednesday 31 May 201721:00
Passage to Marseille image

Passage to Marseille (PG)

Matinee Classics - Tickets available from £1.75


Five patriotic convicts are helped to escape imprisonment in Devil's Island so they can fight for occupied Free French forces against the Nazis.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 24 May 201714:00
Hillsborough image

Hillsborough

The Regent Street Cinema and the University of Westminster Criminology team present a series of films which explore the important themes of crime and justice.  The first screening in the series will take place on May 24th when we will be showing the powerful documentary Hillsborough (dir. Dan Gordon, 2016).


On 15 April 1989, 95 men, women and children died on the terraces of the Hillsborough football stadium in Sheffield.  Almost immediately, the police and press began to put forward a false version of events that blamed football fans for the tragedy, which had in fact been caused by poor safety management and inadequate planning by the emergency services.  The bereaved families fought for 27 years to clear the names of their loved ones and to establish the truth behind the tragedy.  Professor Phil Scraton, the factual consultant for this film, was a key member of the campaign for new inquests and his work was vital in finally revealing not only the cause of the disaster but also in exposing the cover-up that had lasted for nearly three decades. He  is the author of what is widely regarded as being the definitive account of the disaster Hillsborough; The Truth (2016).


The Hillsborough disaster represents one of the longest and most painful fights for justice in British legal history.  Gordon’s film meticulously and powerfully presents the true story of how families and campaigners fought for the final vindication of those who had suffered on that day.


The screening will be followed by a panel discussion and question answer session.  This will be chaired by David Manlow (Principal Lecturer in Criminology University of Westminster) and the panel members will include the film’s director Dan Gordon and Professor Scraton (Queens University Belfast).


Book Tickets

Wednesday 24 May 201719:30
Film 1: Chinese Roulette image

Film 1: Chinese Roulette (15)

The story of a long weekend at a secluded Franconian country estate. As a surprise to all parties concerned, the property owners meet there, although they had assured each other that they would be gone on business travel in very different directions. This bizarre group reveal truths in a game of Chinese Roulette.

Book Tickets

Thursday 25 May 201718:30
Film 2: The Marriage of Maria Braun image

Film 2: The Marriage of Maria Braun (15)

Hanna Schygulla stars as Maria, whose marriage to the soldier Hermann remains unfulfilled due to World War II and his post-war imprisonment. Maria adapts to the realities of post-war Germany and becomes the wealthy mistress of an industrialist, all the while staying true to her love for Hermann. The film was one of the more successful works of Fassbinder and shaped the image of the New German Cinema in foreign countries.

Book Tickets

Thursday 25 May 201720:15
 Manhattan image

Manhattan (12A)

One of Woody Allen's best romantic comedies, with a sublime George Gershwin score. The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.



"Manhattan is a great film about love in and love for New York" - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Book Tickets

Friday 26 May 201718:3020:30
Saturday 27 May 201714:0016:0018:0020:00
Peppa Pig: My First Cinema ... image

Peppa Pig: My First Cinema ... (U)

Kids Kino Club - Tickets available from £1.75


Join Peppa in this exciting new preschool cinema experience, with plenty of snorts, giggles and jumping up and down in muddy puddles! Leading with Peppa Visits London, the first of the never-before-seen episodes, Peppa and her friends hop on board a double-decker red bus to London. 

Book Tickets

Saturday 27 May 201711:30
Film 1: The Spy Who Came In From The Cold image

Film 1: The Spy Who Came In From The Cold (PG)

British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the Cold War during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.  Based on a novel by John Le Carre.

Book Tickets

Sunday 28 May 201714:30
Film 2: A Place in the Sun image

Film 2: A Place in the Sun (U)

The winner of 6 Academy Awards including Best Director, this film is a powerful story about a working class man who falls for an upper class wealthy girl. Based on Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy.

Book Tickets

Sunday 28 May 201716:45
The Hippopotamus image

The Hippopotamus (15)

When disgraced theatre-critic and poet, Ted Wallace, is fired from his job, he is asked to investigate the mystery of so-called miracle healings at Swafford Hall, where he is godson to youngest child, David. His natural cynicism makes him the ideal candidate to get to the bottom of what’s going on, as well as some good whisky bottles, in this hilarious tale based on Stephen Fry’s seminal novel.


“Allam delivers every mellifluously malign morsel with such unforced conviction that it barely feels like a performance” - The Hollywood Reporter

Book Tickets

Sunday 28 May 201719:30
Film 1: Love is Colder than Death image

Film 1: Love is Colder than Death (15)

Fassbinder’s first feature length film telling the story of a small- time pimp (Fassbinder) and his complicated relationship with his prostitute girlfriend Joanna (Schygulla) and a criminal associate Bruno (Lommel) who mysteriously and erotically enters their lives.

Book Tickets

Monday 29 May 201718:30
Film 2: Fear Eats the Soul image

Film 2: Fear Eats the Soul (12A)

Possibly the most well known of all Fassbinder’s films. Loosely inspired by Douglas Sirk’s All That Heaven Allows, a lonely German cleaning lady enters into an affair with a much younger Moroccan mechanic.


“One of the most beautiful films ever made, plain and simple” - Tom Huddleston, Time Out

Book Tickets

Monday 29 May 201720:30
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest image

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (18)

To celebrate the incomparable Jack Nicholson’s 80th birthday this April, the BFI is bringing One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, the classic he won his first Oscar from, back to the big screen.


Directed by Miloš Forman and adapted from Ken Kesey’s novel, the rebellious 1975 tragicomedy centres on Randle McMurphy (Nicholson), a convict who simulates mental illness in the hope that a transfer to psychiatric hospital might ensure his early release. But he hasn’t bargained for the rigid regimen of Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher, also superb), who dislikes his disruptive — though he’d say liberating — effect on the ward.


The acclaimed drama went on to win 5 Oscars and 6 BAFTAs, and its all-star cast includes Danny DeVito, Brad Dourif and Christopher Lloyd.


"The role Jack Nicholson was born to play…simply electrifying" - Empire


Book Tickets

Tuesday 30 May 201720:30
Thursday 8 Jun 201720:30
Speedway image

Speedway (U)

Matinee Classics - Tickets available from £1.75


When racing car driver Steve Grayson finds out his manager has been stealing his money, he finds himself thousands of dollars in debt with the IRS whilst still trying to race. It doesn't help that the IRS agent assigned to him takes the form of a beautiful woman that catches his eye. 

Book Tickets

Wednesday 31 May 201714:00
The Handmaiden image

The Handmaiden (18)

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl, Sookee is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, Hideko who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle Kouzuki.  But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help seduce the Lady to elope from him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.


Don't miss this special screening of Park Chan-Wook's director's cut.


“kinky erotic thriller and love story that brims with delicious surprises” - The Hollywood Reporter

Book Tickets

Thursday 1 Jun 201719:30
The Shepherd image

The Shepherd

Premiere


A lonely shepherd’s home and way of life is threatened when building promoters become interested in his land. A bloody metaphor of the freed that corrodes those who do not answer to reason in their quest to get what they want.


Raindance triple-winner: Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor


Followed by a Q&A

Book Tickets

Friday 2 Jun 201719:30
Saturday 3 Jun 201718:30
Wednesday 7 Jun 201720:30
The Lego Batman Movie image

The Lego Batman Movie (U)

Kids Kino Club - Tickets available from £1.75


Three years after saving the Lego universe, Batman must once again face his old enemy The Joker, but this time round he has a little help in the form of a boy called Robin. 

Book Tickets

Saturday 3 Jun 201711:30
Clash image

Clash

Set entirely in an 8m police truck, a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds are brought together by their inevitable fate, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power.


“If there's any way you can see Clash by Egyptian director Mohamed Diab, you must. You simply must. The film will break your heart, but enlighten all.” - Tom Hanks

Book Tickets

Saturday 3 Jun 201714:0016:0020:45
Sunday 4 Jun 201718:3020:30
Film 1: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner image

Film 1: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (PG)

A daughter arrives home to announce to her parents that she is about to wed a brilliant research physician, who is black. This creates considerable social turmoil for the upper-middle-class family. The young man tells the parents that unless they give their unreserved consent he will not marry their daughter.

Book Tickets

Sunday 4 Jun 201714:00
Film 2: The Philadelphia Story image

Film 2: The Philadelphia Story (U)

Tracy Samantha Lord is the daughter of a wealthy family and about to marry for the second time. On the eve of her wedding, ex-husband appears, with a tabloid reporter by his side in an attempt to kill a character-damning news-story of her father. This evolves into a love triangle (or square) and Tracy is forced to take an unflinching look at herself to realise who she truly loves.

Book Tickets

Sunday 4 Jun 201716:15
The White Room image

The White Room

In post-Brexit Britain, nothing is certain, especially not for Alberto, a Colombian immigrant working London health spa. Mild-mannered, almost shy, he blends into the multi-ethnic city to which he has come to earn money to pay for his mother's operation back home. The streets of London aren't paved with gold but with old chip wrappers, and Alberto has found himself trapped in a vicious circle. Staying in London beyond his plans, the fervently religious man becomes obsessed that God has a destiny marked out for him. Everywhere he begins to see signs - on the streets, in bars and most potently on the clients he massages. When one day, a 'third-way' politician, Jackie Jordan, visits the spa Alberto sees a sign that will set him on the path to his ultimate destiny. Absorbing the Bible, Nostradamus, Palmistry and the Qur'an in its mythology, this is a taut, poignant East London based thriller with a supernatural twist.

Book Tickets

Monday 5 Jun 201719:30
The Seven Year Itch image

The Seven Year Itch (PG)

Matinee Classics - tickets available from £1.75


When Richard Sherman's wife and child go away on a short break, he becomes more and more attracted to the girl who lives upstairs and imagines himself in several romantic situations with her, even though she is blissfully unaware of his desire. 

Book Tickets

Wednesday 7 Jun 201714:00
La Strada image

La Strada (PG)

Over sixty years since it won the first Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and launched both its director, Federico Fellini (8 ½, La Dolce Vita) and lead actress, Giulietta Masina to international stardom, La Strada returns to cinemas in a new digital restoration.


In a story of true outsiders, Masina plays Gelsomina, a naïve young woman sold by her desperate mother to boorish strongman Zampanò (an immensely charismatic Anthony Quinn) to be both his wife and performance assistant as he tours central Italy.


Zampanò - a brute by trade and by nature - repeatedly abuses Gelsomina as she struggles to learn the ropes; meanwhile, she finds a kindred spirit in his rival the Fool (Richard Basehart). Soon all three find themselves part of the same travelling circus, but with tragic consequences.


Transcending the dogmatic underpinnings of the early neorealist movement, La Strada was key to exploring a new poetic sensibility in Italian cinema, as echoed in Nino Rota's score; and marked Fellini’s definitive move towards a symbolic cinematic language that combined autobiography with universal concerns.


"Unadorned, strikingly realistic and yet genuinely tender and compassionate" - The New York Times

Book Tickets

Wednesday 7 Jun 201718:30
Tuesday 13 Jun 201718:30
Escape From History image

Escape From History

Presented by Heavenly Films.


Directed by BAFTA award winner Kieran Evans Escape From History details the Manic Street Preachers journey from a period of uncertainty following the disappearance of lyricist and guitarist Richey Edwards to the stratospheric success of their 1996 LP Everything Must Go.


Followed by a Q&A with director Kieran Evans


Book Tickets

Friday 9 Jun 201719:30
Muppets Most Wanted  image

Muppets Most Wanted (U)

Kids Kino Club - Tickets available from £1.75


While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves drawn into a European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick. A modern classic starring all your favourite muppets.

Book Tickets

Saturday 10 Jun 201711:30
Peter Pan - NT Live image

Peter Pan - NT Live (PG)

All children, except one, grow up…


Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale screens in cinemas.


When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues.


A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre.

Book Tickets

Saturday 10 Jun 201714:00
McLaren image

McLaren (12)

The name McLaren is synonymous with motor racing excellence and stands today as a symbol for automotive superiority. Yet what is less known is that the brand was the creation of one young man from New Zealand – a pioneer who followed his dream and who against all odds led a team to greatness and himself to become a motorsport champion and hero.  Despite the tragic end to his life, Bruce’s legacy lives on and his vision, passion and drive to innovate continues to be at the heart of advanced motor engineering to this day. A truly inspirational story of a young boy from humble birth who dared to take on the elite world of motor racing and win.

Book Tickets

Saturday 10 Jun 201718:3020:30
Sunday 11 Jun 201718:3020:30
Evil Dead double bill image

Evil Dead double bill (18)

Presented by Cigarette Burns


In 1987 Sam Raimi delivered one of the horror genre's stand out films - Evil Dead 2.  A tongue in cheek revisit of his genuinely nerve shattering The Evil Dead (1981). 30 years after its original UK release, we thread up both films, back to back, and enjoy them on 35mm. 


We'll take a break and discuss their legacy, and impact in the UK, joined by a host of special guests. It's a very special Evil Dead Celebration, who knows what we may find in the basement...? 

Book Tickets

Sunday 11 Jun 201713:30
Vertigo image

Vertigo (PG)

Matinee Classics - Tickets available from £1.75


Retired cop, John 'Scottie' Ferguson, is hired by his friend to watch over his wife Madeleine, who he believes is in terrible danger. As Scottie spends more time with the mysterious Madeleine, he begins to fall for her charms, not realising he is part of a deadly game. 

Book Tickets

Wednesday 14 Jun 201714:00
The Fisher King image

The Fisher King (15)

Presented by the Criterion Collection


Terry Gilliam’s tenderhearted tale of love and madness, starring Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges, is a fairy tale grounded in poignant reality. The Criterion Collection are celebrating their Blu-ray release of this compassionate, funny, modern-day myth with a special cinema screening.


Bridges plays a former radio shock jock reconstructing his life after a scandal, and Williams is a homeless man on a quest for the Holy Grail—which he believes to be hidden somewhere on the Upper East Side. Unknowingly linked by their pasts, the two men aid each other on a fanciful journey to discovering their own humanity.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 14 Jun 201719:30
Cornbread, Earl and Me image

Cornbread, Earl and Me

Presented by Soul Jazz Records


Cornbread (Keith Wilkes) is an African-American youth who strives to escape his ghetto surroundings. He does so by becoming a high school basketball star--and the idol of the other youngsters in his community. On the verge of starting college on a scholarship, Cornbread is mistakenly killed by a police officer. Keith Wilkes, who plays the title role, was in real life an all-American at UCLA. Cornbread, Earl and Me, which was based upon Ronald Fair's novel Hog Butcher, marked the big screen debut of Laurence Fishburne.


Come to the bar early for special drinks offers and live DJ sets from Soul Jazz Records as they continue their blaxploitation season.

Book Tickets

Friday 16 Jun 201719:30
The Boss Baby image

The Boss Baby (U)

Kids Kino Club - Tickets available from £1.75


Seven year old Tim Templeton is jealous of his new fast talking, briefcase carrying baby brother. When he suspects that his baby brother may not be who he makes out,he must act quick to save his parents and restore order in his world. 

Book Tickets

Saturday 17 Jun 201711:30
Frantz image

Frantz (12A)

In a small German town after World War I, young German woman Anna (Venice award-winning Paula Beer) mourns daily at the grave of her fiancé Frantz who was killed in battle in France. One day, young Frenchman Adrien (Pierre Niney) also lays flowers at the grave. His presence so soon after the German defeat ignites passions.


“A richly imagined and superbly assembled period piece” - The Hollywood Reporter

Book Tickets

Saturday 17 Jun 201721:00
Sunday 18 Jun 201717:3020:00
Bliss! image

Bliss!

Tasha, 16, is a strong-willed young girl who learns that her mother’s partner, Charlie, is not her real father. When her older sister, Jenny, tells Tasha of a man only referred to as ‘The Viking’ who appeared when Tasha was a baby, she becomes convinced this mysterious ‘Viking’ is her long-lost father and resolves to track him down.


As Tasha begins her quest to find her father on the ferry to Norway, life takes unexpected turns back home. Jenny has moved into her own flat, and the only son in the family, Danny, struggles with the prospect of becoming a father. Landing in Norway Tasha befriends Marta, a local girl who agrees to help her find her father. But will she find him and what will happen to her family while she is away?


Kate Kinninmont, CEO of WFTV (UK) will lead a short Q&A with Rita Osei the Director and Producer, Hélène

Muddiman the Composer and actress Freya Parks at the end of the screening.

Book Tickets

Sunday 18 Jun 201715:00
Film 1: Katzelmacher image

Film 1: Katzelmacher (15)

Fassbinder plays Jorgos – a Greek immigrant whose arrival to the neighbourhood gives the ennui-filled residents a chance to turn their rumour-mongering bile on someone new. Shot in just over a week it simmers with disgust and anger at the filmmaker’s own generation.


“an extraordinarily stylish film. It's quite unlike anything else I've seen” - The New York Times


Book Tickets

Monday 19 Jun 201718:30
Film 2: Beware of a Holy Whore image

Film 2: Beware of a Holy Whore (15)

A film crew without a director, a star or enough money to shoot, kill time in their hotel. Bored and disgruntled, their conversations, love lives and petty grievances come together in a montage of vignettes. Purportedly a semi-autobiographical account of what went wrong with Whity, this is Fassbinder’s self-loathing manifested into film.


“This is how the cinema looked, in 1971, to the twenty-six-year-old director Rainer Werner Fassbinder, who already had ten feature films under his belt.” - New Yorker

Book Tickets

Monday 19 Jun 201720:30
A Good Day to Die - Hoka Hey image

A Good Day to Die - Hoka Hey

What is the first thing you think of when the guy behind you gets his legs blown off? What time is it when it hits ‘bomb o’ clock’? What do you do when the woman you fall for reveals herself as an assassin?


A Good Day to Die – Hoka Hey is a narrative feature, six years in the making, documenting the life story and extraordinary adventures of British conflict photographer, Jason P. Howe. Jason survived 12 years on the frontline of four wars, capturing images of humanity at war, its suffering, and cultures in disarray.


This is not a film about war. This is a story about a man who chose a life of perpetual peril in pursuit of the perfect image, and what it takes to get those images published for the world to see. An insight on how passion led to the downward spiral of disillusionment in this crazy tale of survival and change Jason went down the rabbit hole, and we don’t know if he has fully come back out.

Book Tickets

Tuesday 20 Jun 201721:00
Three Little Words image

Three Little Words (U)

Matinee Classic - tickets available from £1.75


This wonderful film tells the true story of 'Tin Pan Alley' songwriting partnership Kalmer and Ruby and was one of Fred Astaire's favourite films of his career. Featuring many familiar songs such as 'Who's Sorry Now', Where Did You Get That Girl' and 'I Wanna Be Loved By You'. 

Book Tickets

Wednesday 21 Jun 201714:00
CinemaItaliaUK image

CinemaItaliaUK

CinemaItaliaUK present the best contemporary and classic Italian films on the silver screen for the Italy-addicted and film lovers in London. Film to be announced.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 21 Jun 201719:30 (Closed)
Salome - NT Live image

Salome - NT Live

The story has been told before, but never like this.


An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world.

This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production on the stage of the National Theatre.

Book Tickets

Thursday 22 Jun 201719:00
Film 1: Gregory Crewdson in conversation image

Film 1: Gregory Crewdson in conversation

The artist speaks about his work on the opening day of his exhibition Cathedral of the Pines at The Photographers' Gallery (23 June – 8 October 2017). 

Book Tickets

Friday 23 Jun 201718:30
Film 2: Rosemary's Baby image

Film 2: Rosemary's Baby (18)

A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbours and unusual occurrences. When the wife (Mia Farrow) becomes mysteriously pregnant, doubt over the safety and identity of her unborn child begins to fray her psyche. Roman Polanski's masterpiece of slow-build horror and abject paranoia will linger long once its mortifying conclusion has been reached.

Book Tickets

Friday 23 Jun 201720:30
Smurfs: The Lost Village image

Smurfs: The Lost Village (U)

Kids Kino Club - Tickets available from £1.75


Smurfette attempts to find her purpose in the village. When she encounters a creature similar to her in the Forbidden Forest who drops a mysterious map, she sets off with her friends Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty to find the Lost Village before the evil wizard, Gargamel, does.

Book Tickets

Saturday 24 Jun 201711:30
Film 1: The Merchant of Four Seasons image

Film 1: The Merchant of Four Seasons (15)

Hans Epp is a self-destructive man who lives a dissatisfied life. He tries to find meaning as a fruit vendor, but a heart attack impedes his ability to work, which turns his dissatisfaction into despair.

Book Tickets

Monday 26 Jun 201718:30
Film 2: Fox and his Friends image

Film 2: Fox and his Friends (15)

Circus performer Fox (played by Fassbinder) wins a significant sum in the lottery and uses the money to try to start a new life with a new lover who has expensive taste. One of Fassbinder’s most accessible films, this is a poignant and powerful melodrama.

Book Tickets

Monday 26 Jun 201720:30
Weekend (2011) image

Weekend (2011) (18)

Russell picks up Glen on a night out. But what he expected to be a one-night stand becomes something much more special, as they spend the next 48 hours together, in bedrooms and bars developing a connection that will resonate throughout their lives.


“Sexy, provocative, engrossing and occasionally ornery, it should appeal to anyone whose curiosity about someone new has provoked them to question their own identity.” - Time Out

Book Tickets

Tuesday 27 Jun 201720:30
The Barefoot Contessa image

The Barefoot Contessa (PG)

Matinee Classics - Tickets available from £1.75


At Maria Vargas's funeral, several people look back at the life and loves of a spirited dancer who had an impact on their lives. 

Book Tickets

Wednesday 28 Jun 201714:00
The Other Side of Hope image

The Other Side of Hope

Khaled, a young Syrian refugee has lost virtually all of his family. Almost by accident, he drifts to Helsinki as a stowaway passenger on a collier to seek asylum without great hopes for his future life.


Wikström has just bought an unprofitable restaurant at the far end of an inner court along a back street in Helsinki.


When the authorities decide to return Khaled to the ruins of Aleppo he, just like many others, decides to stay illegally in the country and disappears into the streets of Helsinki before eventually being hired by Wikström as a cleaner and a dishwasher. Sardonic, droll, verging on the absurd, The Other Side of Hope is both a hilarious and a humane look at the migrant crisis.

“Combines poignancy with torrents of laughter” – Tim Robey, The Telegraph

Book Tickets

Wednesday 28 Jun 201718:3020:30
Thursday 29 Jun 201718:3020:30
OzFilmFest Opening Night image

OzFilmFest Opening Night

Opening night of a weekend celebration of Australian Film brought to you by the team behind the London Australian Film Society and original London Australian Film Festival, the programme will be announced in April.


We're delighted to be bringing to the Regent Street Cinema, a wonderfully eclectic mix of new and significant classic Australian features, documentaries, comedies and dramas as well as films perfect for families and of course, an edge of your seat horror!

You can follow us on twitter and facebook for regular updates


image by Corin Rossous

Book Tickets

Friday 30 Jun 201719:30
Love Story image

Love Story

Presented by Heavenly Films


Love Story tells the remarkable tale of one of the most inspired and influential bands to emerge from America during the 1960’s - Love. The film charts the groups journey from Dorsey High School in South LA to it’s drug fuelled disintegration in 1968 following the completion of their masterpiece ‘Forever Changes’.


Filmed in 2005 & 2006, Love Story features the last ever interviews with band leader Arthur Lee, plus interviews with all surviving original band members, Johnny Echols, Michael Stuart, Alban ‘Snoopy’ Pfisterer, as well as unseen footage of the late Bryan Maclean.


Love Story also features contributions from Elektra Records boss Jac Holzman, Producer Bruce Botnick, arranger David Angel, The Doors' John Densmore, Bobby Gillespie & Mani from Primal Scream, John & Mick Head from Shack and Ken Livingstone.


Premiering at the London Film Festival in 2006 this is the first public screening of the documentary in over 5 years and it will be followed by a Q&A with producer Chris Hall and director Mike Kerry.


Book Tickets

Friday 14 Jul 201719:30