Derby QUAD take over cathedrals and minsters across the country for screenings of classic comedies. Arrive early to catch stunning projections lighting up these unique venues, celebrating them as places of joy.
The tour begins 21 November at Derby Cathedral with screenings of
MONTY PYTHON'S LIFE OF BRIAN.
Inventive storytellers We Are Parable pay homage to pioneering sitcom Desmond’s with a pop-up “Comedy Cuts” barbershop (hosting impromptu stand up comedy) that will tour to Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Liverpool and London, running parallel to cinema screenings of classic black comedy films like House Party and Coming to America, as well as recent instant classics Night School and Girls Trip.
The tour begins in Birmingham Bullring, 19 October.
The tour continues in Bristol on 3-4 November.
Special Comedy Genius screenings especially adapted to people with dementia, who can enjoy Charlie Chaplin’s masterpiece with their family, friends and carers. Free tea, coffee and biscuits and a chance to socialise for 30 minutes before the film. At Picturehouses nationwide
Showroom Cinema explores Stoner Comedies, Contemporary British Comedy, Women in Comedy and Slapstick through a side-splitting programme of screenings and workshops in November and December.
The Queer Film Network asks what it means to make fun of yourself and your community as an LGBTQ+ person. Their tour of queer comedies kicks off at Liverpool Pride on 29 Oct with a screening of White Rabbit.
Marking 30 years since the release of the original film, Bristol's Slapstick Festival presents a Naked Gun marathon hosted by comedian, celebrity mastermind winner and Leslie Nielsen super-fan Lloyd Langford.