On Monday 29 January Stanhoe Village Screen begins its spring season with Victoria and Abdul (PG, biography/drama/history), the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of the remarkable rule of Queen Victoria (Judi Dench).
When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he finds favour with the Queen. The two forge a devoted alliance that her inner circle attempts to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.
Tickets: £5 on the door to include a complimentary drink
Date: Monday 29 January
Time: 7.30pm, doors open 7.00pm
Place: The Reading Room, Cross Lane, Stanhoe PE31 8PS
More info: Jane and Peter Coates (tel 01485 518191)
Next film: Goodbye Christopher Robin (26 February), Breathe (23 March), Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge (20 April)