The House Of Magic

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The House Of Magic

86 min - Action & Adventure,Animation,Kids & Family,Art Hou - 25 Jul 2014

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The House Of Magic

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The House Of Magic

86 min - Action & Adventure,Animation,Kids & Family,Art Hou - 25 Jul 2014

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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

131 min - Drama,Action & Adventure,Science Fiction & Fantasy - 17 Jul 2014

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Hercules

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Hercules

98 min - Action, Advenure - 25 Jul 2014

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Planes: Fire And Rescue

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Planes: Fire And Rescue

84 min - Animation,Kids & Family - 8 Aug 2014

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Skylight - Encore - National Theatre

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Skylight - Encore - National Theatre

180 min - Theatre Encore - Stage to Screen - 19 Aug 2014

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How To Train Your Dragon 2

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How To Train Your Dragon 2

102 min - Action & Adventure,Animation,Kids & Family,Science - 11 Jul 2014

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The Expendables 3

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The Expendables 3

127 min - Action & Adventure - 15 Aug 2014

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Monty Python Live (mostly) - Encore

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Monty Python Live (mostly) - Encore

190 min - Comedy - 3 Aug 2014

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The Nut Job

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The Nut Job

86 min - Comedy,Animation - 1 Aug 2014

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One Direction: Where We Are - The Concert Film

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One Direction: Where We Are - The Concert Film

90 min - Concert Tour - 11 Oct 2014

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The Purge: Anarchy

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The Purge: Anarchy

104 min - Horror - 25 Jul 2014

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Guardians Of The Galaxy

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Guardians Of The Galaxy

121 min - Science Fiction & Fantasy - 1 Aug 2014

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The Inbetweeners Movie 2

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The Inbetweeners Movie 2

96 min - Comedy - 6 Aug 2014

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Pudsey The Dog: The Movie

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Pudsey The Dog: The Movie

88 min - Kids & Family - 18 Jul 2014

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Earth To Echo

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Earth To Echo

91 min - Action & Adventure - 25 Jul 2014

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Boyhood

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Boyhood

166 min - Drama - 11 Jul 2014

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Central Cinema, Torquay

01803 380001

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Current Films & Showtimes

How To Train Your Dragon 2

Rated PG
How To Train Your Dragon 2

DreamWorks Animation returns to the world of dragons and Vikings in this sequel to their successful 2010 outing How to Train Your Dragon. The original film followed the exploits of a Viking chiefs son, who must capture a dragon in... Read more »

DreamWorks Animation returns to the world of dragons and Vikings in this sequel to their successful 2010 outing How to Train Your Dragon. The original film followed the exploits of a Viking chiefs son, who must capture a dragon in order to mark his passage into manhood and prove his worthiness to the tribe. 

August
Sun 3rd Please be aware that one of the Performances on this Day is presented with SUBTITLES, for the Hard of Hearing. Mouse over Performance Times to Check Which One (ALL customers are welcome in any event)
Thu 7th Please be aware that one of the Performances on this Day is presented with SUBTITLES, for the Hard of Hearing. Mouse over Performance Times to Check Which One (ALL customers are welcome in any event)

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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Rated 12A
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

This follow-up to the wildly successful Rise of the Planet of the Apes concerns the next step in the genetically-advanced primates takeover of the world as a virus begins to wipe out the human race. Let Me Ins Matt Reeves... Read more »

This follow-up to the wildly successful Rise of the Planet of the Apes concerns the next step in the genetically-advanced primates takeover of the world as a virus begins to wipe out the human race. Let Me Ins Matt Reeves handles directing duties, with Gary Oldman, Jason Clark, and Kodi Smith McPhee headlining the human cast. 

August

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Hercules

Rated 12A
Hercules

Having enduring his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord. 

August
Tue 5th Please be aware that one of the Performances on this Day is presented with SUBTITLES, for the Hard of Hearing. Mouse over Performance Times to Check Which One (ALL customers are welcome in any event)

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Earth To Echo

Rated PG
Earth To Echo

Tuck, Munch and Alex are a closely bonded trio of inseparable friends, but their time together is coming to an end. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But... Read more »

Tuck, Munch and Alex are a closely bonded trio of inseparable friends, but their time together is coming to an end. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys find a cryptic signal has infected their phones. Convinced something bigger is going on and looking for one final adventure together, they set off to trace the messages to their source and discover something beyond their wildest imaginations: hiding in the darkness is a mysterious being, stranded on Earth, and wanted by the government. This launches the boys on an epic journey full of danger and wonder, one that will test the limits of their friendship and change all of their lives forever. 

August

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Guardians Of The Galaxy

Rated 12A
Guardians Of The Galaxy

Marvel Studios expands their cosmic presence on the big screen with this adaptation of the Guardians of the Galaxy comic series. Nicole Perlman provides the script. 

August

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3D Guardians Of The Galaxy

Rated 12A
3D Guardians Of The Galaxy

Marvel Studios expands their cosmic presence on the big screen with this adaptation of the Guardians of the Galaxy comic series. Nicole Perlman provides the script. 

August

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Tarzan

Rated PG
Tarzan

Tarzan and Jane Porter face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over the company from Tarzans parents, after they died in a plane crash.

August

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The Inbetweeners Movie 2

Rated 15
The Inbetweeners Movie 2

Jay, Neil, Simon, and Will reunite in Australia for a holiday.Directors:Damon Beesley, Iain Morris Writers:Damon Beesley, Iain Morris Stars:Larissa Jones, Joe Thomas, James Buckley

August
Wed 6th Special Advance Screening
Thu 7th Special Advance Screening

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Medea By Euripides - Live - National Theatre

Medea By Euripides - Live - National Theatre

Medea by Euripides is the first production of the 2014 2015 National Theatre Live Season. Helen McCrory The Last of the Haussmans returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides powerful tragedy, in a new version... Read more »

Medea by Euripides is the first production of the 2014/2015 National Theatre Live Season.

Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides powerful tragedy, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell.

Medea is a wife and a mother. For the sake of her husband, Jason, she's left her home and borne two sons in exile. But when he abandons his family for a new life, Medea faces banishment and separation from her children. Cornered, she begs for one days grace. It's time enough. She exacts an appalling revenge and destroys everything she holds dear.

September

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A Streetcar Named Desire - Live - National Theatre - Young Vic Production

Rated 12A
A Streetcar Named Desire - Live - National Theatre - Young Vic Production

The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live. With Gillian Anderson The X-Files, The Fall as Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster... Read more »

The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live. With Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall) as Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, Kill Your Darlings) as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby (BBC’s Great Expectations, Three Sisters at the Young Vic) as Stella.

As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski. Visionary director Benedict Andrews returns to the Young Vic following his Critics’ Circle Award-winning Three Sisters.

September

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Billy Elliot The Musical - Live

Billy Elliot The Musical - Live

Live from London’s West End this special performance brings multi award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical to cinemas for the first time. Based on the Academy Award sup ® sup  nominated film first released in 2000, Billy Elliot the Musical has... Read more »

Live from London’s West End this special performance brings multi award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical to cinemas for the first time.

Based on the Academy Award®  nominated film first released in 2000, Billy Elliot the Musical has won the hearts of millions since it opened in London’s West End and has gone on to captivate audiences around the world, winning over 80 theatre awards along the way including Tony Awards® and 5 Olivier Awards.

Set in a northern mining town, against the background of the 1984/’85 miners’ strike, Billy’s journey takes him out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and whole community and changes his life forever.

The original creative team behind the film, including writer Lee Hall (book & lyrics), director Stephen Daldry, and choreographer, Peter Darling, is joined by music legend Elton John (music) to produce a funny, uplifting and spectacular theatrical experience that will stay with you forever.

September
Sun 28th Special LIVE Performances of this Award Winning West End & Broadway Musical Theatre Masterpiece. Please note Doors Open 30 minutes before the advertised performance time - Book Early to Avoid Disappointment!

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One Direction: Where We Are - The Concert Film

Rated TBC
One Direction: Where We Are - The Concert Film

The biggest band in the world and global pop superstars, One Direction, bring their epic ‘Where We Are’ world tour to cinemas all around the world. Across one un-missable weekend this October, join Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis for... Read more »

The biggest band in the world and global pop superstars, One Direction, bring their epic ‘Where We Are’ world tour to cinemas all around the world.

Across one un-missable weekend this October, join Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis for their first ever full One Direction concert experience on the big screen. 

Recorded at Milan’s iconic San Siro stadium, experience the concert, featuring all of One Direction’s biggest hits, plus a 15 minute never before seen interview with the band cut with exclusive backstage tour footage, all in true high definition and 5:1 surround sound.

October

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Frankenstein - Encore - National Theatre

Rated 15
Frankenstein - Encore - National Theatre

National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand. Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire , Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch 12 Years A Slave, Star Trek: Into... Read more »

National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand.

Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (12 Years A Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Mansfield Park) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the broadcast has since become an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.

October
Thu 30th ENCORE, due to Public Demand! Last time to see this award winning Theatre - Benedict Cumberbatch as the Creature
Mon 3rd ENCORE, due to Public Demand! Last time to see this award winning Theatre - Jonny Lee Miller as the Creature

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JOHN - Live - National Theatre

Rated 18
JOHN -  Live  - National Theatre

JOHN  contains adult themes, language and nudity. Suitable for 18yrs . Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre. DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television,... Read more »

JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for 18yrs+.

Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre.

DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television, which have garnered over 50 national and international awards.

The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience.

Lloyd Newson, DV8’s Artistic Director, interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love and sex. One of those men was John.

What emerged was a story that is both extraordinary and touching. Years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive lead John on a search in which his life converges with others, in an unexpected place, unknown by most.

Don’t miss this eagerly anticipated new production, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

December
Tue 9th JOHN - Contains adult themes, strong language & nudity. Suitable for 18yrs+

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Treasure Island - Live - National Theatre

Rated 12A
Treasure Island  - Live - National Theatre

Suitable for 10 years Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are... Read more »

Suitable for 10 years +

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins.

January
Thu 22nd Treasure Island is suitable for children of 10yrs plus - A Great Family & Adult Treat from the National Theatre

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Loves Labours Lost - Live - Royal Shakespeare Company

Loves Labours Lost - Live - Royal Shakespeare Company

Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years. No sooner have they made their pledge than the Princess of... Read more »

Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years. No sooner have they made their pledge than the Princess of France and her ladies-in-waiting arrive, presenting them with a severe test of resolve.

Shakespeares sparkling comedy delights in championing and then unravelling an unrealistic vow, mischievously suggesting that the study of the opposite sex is in fact the highest of all academic endeavours. Only at the end of the play is the merriment curtailed as the lovers agree to submit to a period apart, unaware that the world around them is about to be utterly transformed by the war to end all wars.

Christopher Luscombe directs one acting company in both Loves Labours Lost and Loves Labours Won (usually known as Much Ado About Nothing).

February

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Treasure Island - Encore - National Theatre

Rated 12A
Treasure Island  - Encore - National Theatre

Suitable for 10 years Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are... Read more »

Suitable for 10 years +

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins.

February
Wed 18th Treasure Island is suitable for children of 10yrs plus - A Great Family & Adult Treat from the National Theatre - Special Matinee Performance with Reduced Prices for Children!

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Loves Labours Won - Live - Royal Shakespeare Company

Loves Labours Won - Live - Royal Shakespeare Company

Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As memories of conflict give way to a life of parties and masked balls, Claudio and... Read more »

Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As memories of conflict give way to a life of parties and masked balls, Claudio and Hero fall madly, deeply in love, while Benedick and Beatrice reignite their own altogether more combative courtship.

Shakespeares comic romance plays out amidst the brittle high spirits of a post-war house party, as youthful passions run riot, lovers are deceived and happiness is threatened before peace ultimately wins the day.

Christopher Luscombe directs the second of Shakespeares matching pair of comedies that rejoice in our capacity to find love in the most unlikely places. Better known as Much Ado About Nothing, the play is performed under the title Loves Labours Won, a name possibly given to it during Shakespeares lifetime.

March

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