The King and I

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Weekday Matinee Series -
Classic Movies and Musicals

The King and I

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 18 January 2016

In this film adaptation of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens (Deborah Kerr) becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam (Yul Brynner).

Anna and the king have a clash of personalities as she works to teach the royal family about the English language, customs and etiquette, and rushes to prepare a party for a group of European diplomats who must change their opinions about the king.

Tickets include tea and biscuits (Served from 10am – 10:30am)

Year: 1956
Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox

Dates & Times:
Monday 18 January
Tea and biscuits – 10am
Screening – 10:30am


Deborah Kerr
Yul Brynner
Rita Moreno
Maureen Hingert
Martin Benson
Rex Thompson


Directed by:
Walter Lang

Produced by:
Charles Brackett

Written by:
Ernest Lehman

Based on The King and I by:
Oscar Hammerstein II

Music by:
Richard Rodgers


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Approximately 2 hours 13 minutes (Including interval), plus tea and biscuits

Ticket Prices

Sidekicks Adult $12
Sidekicks Concession $9
Adult $15
Concession $12
F/T Student $12
Child Under 16 $10

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00

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