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Sat 6 January

FILM : Paddington 2 (PG)

A pure delight. As sweet and sharp as, well, marmalade.

The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes.

While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief…

Hugh Grant plays Windsor Gardens’ local celebrity, PHOENIX BUCHANAN, a vain, charming acting legend whose star has fallen somewhat in recent years.

Brendan Gleeson plays “KNUCKLES” MCGINTY, a notorious safe-cracker and legendary strongman who becomes an unexpected new ally for Paddington.

Also starring Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Jim Broadbent, Julie Walters, Madeleine Harris, Peter Capaldi, Sally Hawkins, Samuel Joslin and of course Paddington Bear this all star cast promises a film to remember.

READ the 4 star Guardian review
Hugh Grant steals the show in sweet-natured and funny sequel

READ the 5 star Observer review
Paddington 2 review – definitely bears repeating

READ the 5 star Empire review
It’s probably possible to not absolutely love it, but it’s hard to see how

Paddington 2 should be prescribed as an antidote to anyone who finds the madness of the modern world a bit wearing

Olly Richards, Empire Magazine

Date

Sat 6 January

Starts

15:00

Ages

PG

Price

£4.50 adv & on door