The Wicker Man: 50th Anniversary Event
U25 & Students
Disabled or Unwaged
Director: Robin Hardy
Cast: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland
Duration: 153 mins
"★★★★★ – A British golden-oldie worthy to be placed alongside classics such as Ira Levin's The Stepford Wives or Rosemary's Baby" – Guardian
"★★★★★ – A movie that'll burn its way into your unconscious and give you nightmares for many years to come" – BBC Culture
★★★★★ – Empire
★★★★ – Independent
Join us this Summer Solstice for a one night only event celebrating The Wicker Man, featuring additional 50th anniversary content only available in cinemas.
Puritanical Police Sergeant Howie arrives on a remote Scottish island to investigate the disappearance of a young girl, but finds himself thwarted by the locals who are in the thrall of pagan leader Lord Summerisle (Christopher Lee).
Before the screening there will footage from the star-studded 50th Anniversary celebration of the film. Presented by Edith Bowman, the on-stage show will include guest of honour, actress Britt Ekland, chief film critic from The Independent, Clarisse Loughrey, associate musical director from the film Gary Carpenter, Dominic and Justin Hardy – sons of the director Robin Hardy, who are currently making a documentary about their father’s experience with the film, and superfan of The Wicker Man: acclaimed writer/actor Reece Shearsmith.
There will be an exclusive musical performance by Broadside Hacks, covering 4 tracks from the iconic soundtrack.