COMING SOON TO POCKLINGTON ARTS CENTRE
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST LIVE
Thursday 8th October at 7.15pm 7.15pm
Don’t miss celebrated actor and Poirot star David Suchet as the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s much loved masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest, which is being broadcast LIVE from London’s Vaudeville Theatre on Thursday 8th October at 8.00pm.
NT LIVE: Hamlet - SOLD OUT
Thursday 15th October at 7.00pm 7.00pm
Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.
Saturday 17th October at 8.00pm 8.00pm
Self-deprecating almost to a fault, Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith has been a critical success ever since his self-titled debut back in 1995, winning the admiration of major league songwriters such as Elvis Costello and Paul McCartney along the way. Headlining the Royal Albert Hall in 2013 his career was, he says “given a much needed kick in the pants which I didn't see coming. I thought those days were gone for me, but it definitely reawakened a dormant fan base, especially in the UK.”
2015’s album Carousel One finds Sexsmith in surprising territory for a man often pegged as a downbeat balladeer: he’s actually contented. It is a warm, deeply involving set of songs that showcases his great empathy and occasional sentimentality, but also his often-overlooked playfulness. Although the sound and feel are inspired by ‘70s albums from the likes of Phoebe Snow and Gerry Rafferty, it’s a record that sounds very fresh and modern.
English National Opera: The Barber of Seville
Monday 19th October at 7.30pm 7.30pm
Live from the London Coliseum in stunning HD, The Barber of Seville will have you smiling from the moment it begins. Filled with fun and farce, English National Opera’s classic staging of this sunny adventure follows the escapades of the barber Figaro as he assists Count Almaviva to prise the beautiful yet feisty Rosina away from her lecherous guardian Dr Bartolo.
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: Coriolanus
Tuesday 20th October at 7.00pm 7.00pm
National Theatre Live’s 2014 broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus returns to cinemas by popular demand. Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, Coriolanus features an Evening Standard Award-winning performance from Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film)
ED SHEERAN – Jumpers For Goalposts
Thursday 22nd October at 7.00pm 7.00pm
Join Ed Sheeran LIVE at the World Premiere of his first ever concert film “Jumpers for Goalposts” including a very special live performance from the Green Carpet in London’s Leicester Square.
Pocklington Arts Centre has gained a nation-wide reputation for its live-event and film programmes, in only a short period of time. The venue, which has a 200-seat auditorium and 70-seat studio/exhibition space, has provided film screenings, live music, theatre performances, comedy clubs, art exhibitions and conference facilities to ten of thousands of people since opening in 2000.
"It's a small venue with a big reputation… Pocklington Arts Centre is succeeding in putting a small East Yorkshire town on the map"The Journal
"Pocklington was a surprise package. 200 people, full to capacity, and the knowledge that it could have sold out twice over gave me a good feeling. I cannot remember having more fun in a performance in my whole career. Laugh? I nearly bought the place a round... Two, maybe even three shows next time at that very special venue. "Steve Harley - Musician & BBC Radio Two presenter
"One of the region's most thriving arts centres…"Hull Daily Mail
"The region's best medium concert venue... Pocklington Arts Centre has a reputation for punching above its weight, attracting internationally renowned acts..."The Talk
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