Red Joan

Red Joan

99 mins | Cert 12A | Lionsgate Films
Directed by Trevor Nunn
Starring Dame Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Alfie Allen, Kim Allen, Stephen Boxer, Olivia Buckland, Stephen Campbell Moore


Dame Judi Dench stars as Joan Stanley, a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information—including details on the building of the atomic bomb—to the Soviet government for decades. As she is interrogated, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and beliefs: her student days at Cambridge, where she excelled at physics while challenging deep-seated sexism; her tumultuous love affair with a dashing political radical (Tom Hughes); and the devastation of World War II, which inspired her to risk everything in pursuit of peace. Based on a sensational true story, Red Joan vividly brings to life the conflicts—between patriotism and idealism, love and duty, courage and betrayal—of a woman who spent a lifetime being underestimated while quietly changing the course of history. Sophie Cookson costars.


Thu,
17th Oct at 7:30pm

Doors Open at 7:00pm


Films classified 12A contain material that is not generally suitable for children aged under 12. No one younger than 12 may see a 12A film in a cinema unless accompanied by an adult.

Note: doors open 30 mins before each performance.
There will be a short interval midway through the performance.
No Alcohol to be consumed in the auditorium.


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