Tea with the Dames

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Tea with the Dames


Venue

Raffertys Theatre

Dates

14 July - 16 July 2018

Event Type

Cinema Screening

TEA WITH THE DAMES
Starring Dame Eileen Atkins, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Joan Plowright and Dame Maggie Smith

★★★★★ “The laughter and pure hysteria are infectious in this wildly enjoyable film. I can’t for the life of me think of any other recent documentary in which I have laughed pretty much all the way through. It is nothing more nor less than an acerbic round-table chat between four of British theatre’s most famed dames: Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Eileen Atkins and Maggie Smith, which takes place at the country home Plowright shared with her late husband, Laurence Olivier.”
Peter Bradshaw – The Guardian

From time to time four old friends, all extraordinary actresses, meet up in the English countryside to gossip, to remember and to laugh. For once they let the cameras in…

Tea with the Dames is a unique celebration of the lives and careers of four of our most iconic actresses; Dame Eileen Atkins, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Joan Plowright and Dame Maggie Smith. All four have gone from being fledgling actresses in the 1950s to acting royalty. They’ve watched each other’s careers grow and bloom and have celebrated life’s ups and downs together. This revealing documentary invites you to spend time with these acting legends as they talk about their lives and their professional experiences across theatre, television and film. Directed by Roger Michell (My Cousin RachelNotting Hill), the film also includes a range of astonishing archive material. Candid, funny, caustic, irreverent, poignant and utterly engrossing, this unmissable release is proof that there is truly nothing like a Dame.

Classification: M – Coarse language
Distributor: Transmission Films

Dates & Times:
Saturday 14 July 2018 at 3pm
Sunday 15 July 2018 at 2:30pm
Monday 16 July 2018 at 10:30am WEEKDAY MATINEE (Tickets include tea and biscuits served from 10am)

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Ticket Options

Members Adult $12
Members Concession $9
Members 30 Club $9
Adult $15
Concession $12
F/T Student $12
Transaction fees apply
Screen $1.65

Duration

Approximately 1 hour 24 minutes (No interval)


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