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Films // Coming up // EVENT CINEMA // The King and I
29 December
Saturday
7:30pm

EVENT CINEMA // The King and I

Please note that the screening will start at 19:30 rather than 19:00 as previously advertised.

Dir. Bartlett Sher | Recorded at the London Palladium | 173 min | U
 
The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes to cinemas in this unmissable event recorded from London’s iconic Palladium.
 
Reprising her Tony Award-winning role, ‘Broadway musical’s undisputed Queen’ (The Sunday Times) Kelli O’Hara (Anna) takes to the stage alongside Tony and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (The King) in a "powerhouse" (The Times) performance. Also returning to her Tony Award winning role as Lady Thiang is Ruthie Ann Miles.
 
Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.
 
With one of the finest scores ever written including; Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You, and Shall We Dance, and featuring a company of over 50 world-class performers, The King and I is a testament to the lavish heritage of gloriously romantic musical theatre – it is the greatest musical from the golden age of musicals.
 
“Five stars for a sumptuous King and I. Book Now. It’s a hit” - The Times  
 
“We left the London Palladium on a bright cloud of music - joyous!” - Daily Mail 

“Looks and sounds ravishing. Complete rapture” - The Telegraph

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