Reappraised – Classics That Bombed 18+

Sat 8 Jul, 11.30am – 5pm | 6 places left
This one day course with tutor Kenton Hall looks at the box office flops that went on to attain classic status.



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Duration: 330 mins

Certificate: 18+

From Blade Runner to The Shawshank Redemption, it is hard to believe that some of today’s most universally recognised classics did not make much of an impact on release. This one day course with tutor Kenton Hall explores the movies that initially bombed at the box office, but ultimately became some of the most loved and critically acclaimed films of our times.


Price: £20 / £18 Members

Tutor: Kenton Hall

Booking Information:

This one day course will run at Phoenix on Saturday 8 July, 11.30am - 5pm.

You must be 18 or over to attend.

Cancellation Policy:

We do not offer refunds for cancellations of bookings, except in exceptional circumstances. In the event that an advertised course is withdrawn, we will endeavour to give 7 days’ notice and a full refund will be made.

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Kenton Hall is an award-winning Canadian writer, director, musician, and teacher, with numerous short and feature film credits to his name – both behind and in front of the camera. Kenton also teaches a BTEC in Creative Media Production through Leicester College and The Art of Screenwriting here at Phoenix. He has played a variety of roles on stage and screen, from Les Miserables and Muppets Most Wanted to 4th Floor of Singapore and Father to Fall. He most recently wrote, directed, and co-starred in the feature film A Dozen Summers, published the comic memoir Bisection, about living and parenting with bipolar disorder, and co-wrote the Audible Drama Getting Better, starring Rhod Gilbert, Kathryn Drysdale, and Mark Gatiss.