Talking Pictures Autumn (Mondays) 18+

Mondays, 16 Oct – 18 Dec, 10.30am – 12pm
Share your love of film with this 10-week course of group discussions, led by tutor Alan Seaman. The price includes a cup of tea/filter coffee and a ticket to the weekday daytime screening of your choice.



Member (Adult & Conc.)


Senior Citizen


Under 25 & Students


Disabled or Unwaged


Duration: 90 mins

Certificate: 18+

Join like-minded film enthusiasts for this 10-week course of tutor-led group discussions that put the cinema week into focus and help you get more from your cinema experience. Tutor Alan Seaman will share film clips and talk about forthcoming movies and film industry news.

Included in the price of the course is a cup of tea/filter coffee and a ticket to the weekday daytime screening of your choice, to be used in the same week as your session.

If you have access requirements please book via Box Office so we can ensure that your specific needs can be accommodated.

PLEASE NOTE: The course will run from 10.30am – 12pm, though Phoenix does not open to the general public until 11am. Your drinks which are included in the course fee will be available from the bar.


Price: £90 / £80 conc / £75 Members

Tutor: Alan Seaman

Booking Information:

This 10-week course will run at Phoenix on Mondays, 10.30am – 12pm, from 16 Oct – 18 Dec 2023.

You must be 18 or over to attend.

Member discount available.

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 In the event that an advertised course is withdrawn, we will endeavour to give 7 days’ notice and a full refund will be made.

View our Learner Agreement.


Alan Seaman is an experienced freelance film teacher who works for a wide variety of venues, particularly Phoenix, Derby’s Quad, and Broadway in Nottingham. His main areas of interest are British, Scandinavian and European cinema. Alan is also a stand-up comedian and comedy club compere, and is edging slowly and painfully towards completion of his first crime novel.