Alexander

Alexander

Saturday 24 September 2016, 14.00
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
£3, Members/concessions £2

Colin Farrell star as Alexander the Great in this biopic of the man who conquered the known world. A historical epic also starring Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie and Jared Leto, with music by Vangelis.
Introduced by Egyptologist John J Johnston.
Director: Oliver Stone
USA, 2004, 175 mins, Cert. 15  


Caesar and Cleopatra

Caesar and Cleopatra

Saturday 8 October 2016, 14.00
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
£3, Members/concessions £2

Vivien Leigh provides, perhaps, the screen’s most complex portrayal of Cleopatra in this sumptuously mounted Technicolor comedy-drama, scripted by George Bernard Shaw from his own play. A starry cast of British actors is led by Claude Rains as the avuncular Julius Caesar. Introduced by Egyptologist John J Johnston.
Director: Gabriel Pascal
UK, 1945, 123 mins, Cert. U