The Under Ground Theatre, in association with the Eastbourne Heritage Centre is proud to bring you a season of films, 'Made in Eastbourne'.
All the films are of great local interest, featuring many iconic locations in the town, and going back as far as 1942. Many are of fascinating historical interest, and each film will be preceded by a short presentation by Chris Leach of the Eastbourne Society, detailing facts about the filming and what to look out for.
The films being shown are :
Millions Like Us (1942) - Tuesday 16th June, 7.30pm start.
with Patricia Roc, Gordon Jackson, Basil Radford
Half a Sixpence (1967) - Tuesday 21st July, 7.30pm start.
with Tommy Steele, Julia Foster, James Villiers
The Battle of Britain (1969) - Tuesday 18th August, 7.30pm start.
with Christopher Plummer, Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Suzannah York
The Look of Love (2013) - Tuesday 15th September, 7.30pm start.
with Steve Coogan, Anna Friel, David Walliams, Stephen Fry, Dara O'Briain
Last Orders (2001) - Tuesday 20th October, 7.30pm start.
with Helen Mirren, Michael Caine, Tom Courtenay, Bob Hoskins, David Hemmings
Brighton Rock (2010) - Tuesday 17th November, 7.30pm start.
with Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough, Helen Mirren, John Hurt, Andy Serkis
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008) - Tuesday 15th December, 7.30pm.
with Georgia Groome, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Karen Taylor, Alan Davies
ALL FILMS ARE £5 TO VIEW. ALL ARE DIGITAL DVD SCREENINGS.
Films include :
Eastbourne - Sun Trap of the South
A 1966 council tourism video
Eastbourne - Sun Trap and Show Place of the South
A 1975 council tourism video (both films kindly provided by the South East Film Archive)
The Eastbourne Story
A short documentary on the history of our fair town, by the Eastbourne Society.
Joan Morgan - a life in films
An interview & biographic documentary on the life of the Shoreham studios silent film star
Alex Willis - Guitar Maker
From start to finish - the evolution of a guitar by this acclaimed local luthier.
Eastbourne and the Sussex Downs
All Things Bright and Beautiful
A taste of the Lullington Flower Festival
A walk down memory lane with a star-spangled live tribute to Lionel Bart, filmed at the Dome Brighton.
A look at the Seaside Seaford Cafe by Chris Conil. YouTube Channel.
plus Chamber Music, Jazz and Drama shows filmed in our very theatre.
Do you have films of local interest to Eastbourne you'd be happy for us to show?
Please email Chris Leach with details.