Film Events

Friday 10 August 

The Shape of Water at 8pm presented by Petherton Picture Show. Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones. Tickets: £5. No concessions. The David Hall, South Petherton  01460 240340.  

Ocean’s 8 (12A) 7.30pm Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family £22. Five years, eight months, 12 days and counting — that’s how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. Stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna and Helena Bonham Carter in an all-female crew. Their target — a necklace that’s worth more than $150 million. 

The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ Box office 01404 384050. 


Saturday 11 August 

Exodus: Gods and Kings 11am Film showing at Bridport Christian Fellowship, East street car park, Bridport. Free of charge and free light refreshments. A Ridley Scott film and from the maker of Gladiator, starring Christian Bale. Certificate 12. 

Patrick (PG) 7.30pm Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family £22. Family Film. Sarah Francis is a young woman whose life is a bit of a mess. Her grandmother has left Sarah her prized possession, a very spoilt pug named Patrick. Surely she must have had her reasons?! The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ Box office 01404 384050. 


Sunday 12 August 

On Chesil Beach Set in Dorset and adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, the drama centres on a young couple from contrasting backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Following the pair through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and societal pressure, leading up to their wedding night. The film stars Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff, Adrian Scarborough, Emily Watson, and Samuel West.£4 advance / £6 on the door. 10% off for Theatre Friends Bar opens 6.30pm., starts 7.30pm. Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis. 


Thursday 16 August 

The Greatest Showman CineChard, Chard Guildhall. Starring Hugh Jackman and Zac Ephron in the musical sensation of this century. Tickets in advance from Eleos, the PO and Barron’s for £5 and £2.50 or on the door for £6 and £3. Refreshments available. 


Friday 17 August 

The Breadwinner (12A) 7.30pm Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family £22. Beautifully animated film about the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. Parvana draws strength from the stories her father told her, and ultimately risks her life to discover if he is still alive. Academy Award Nominee for best animated feature film. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ Box office 01404 384050. 



Saturday 18 August 

Andre Rieu ‘Amore’  3pm & 7.30pm Tickets £10. Screening of 2018 Concert ‘Amore, My Tribute to Love’ in the Netherlands. One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened in over 2000 cinemas worldwide as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ Box office 01404 384050. 

Walk Like A Panther (12A) Hilarious all-British comedy. A group of over-the-hill wrestlers don the lycra one more time, to save their local pub from closure. Halstock Village Cinema at Halstock Village Hall. Tickets from Halstock Shop or on the door. Join your friends at 7pm for 7.30pm each month. 



Friday 24 August  

Incredibles 2 (PG) 2pm & 6pm /Sat 25 10am Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80, Family £22. Everyone’s favourite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2” – but this time Helen (Elastigirl) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ Box office 01404 384050. 

Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri at 8pm presented by Petherton Picture Show. Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson. Tickets: £5. No concessions. The David Hall, South Petherton  01460 240340. 


Friday 24 – Sunday 26 August 

Cinema under the stars NT Corfe Castle, Wareham BH20 5EZ, 8.45pm – 10.30pm. This August bank holiday, Purbeck Film Festival present open air cinema at Corfe Castle. Come and experience the magic of watching a film with family and friends within the castle ruins. See website for listings. 


Monday 27 August 

Nothing Like A Dame Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith have let the cameras in on a friendship that goes back more than half a century. The four acting greats discuss their careers and reminisce about their humble beginnings in the theatre. £4 advance / £6 on the door. 10% off for Theatre Friends. Bar opens 6.30pm., starts 7.30pm. Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis. 


Thursday 30 August 

Postcards from the 48% is a documentary film made by and featuring those who voted Remain, the 48%, to show the other 27 EU Member States that it was far from a landslide victory and just why the 48%  are fighting to stay part of the EU. Director David Wilkinson and co-writer Emlyn Price are attending for a Q&A. ​The Q&A will be chaired by Anthea Simmons, a spokesperson for Devon For Europe. They have a membership of over 4,300. There is also an active West Dorset for Europe group. The film premieres on 23 June at Edinburgh International Film Festival and then has an extensive UK tour. ​Trailer:  ​, Website: Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis 01297 442394