Peterloo (12A)

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Peterloo (12A)

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Peterloo (12A)

Friday 23rd November 2018 - Saturday 1st December 2018

Mike Leigh's latest film is an epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter's Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history. The massacre saw British government forces charge into a crowd of over 60,000 that had gathered to demand political reform and protest against rising levels of poverty. Many protestors were killed and hundreds more injured, sparking a nationwide outcry but also further government suppression. The Peterloo Massacre was a defining moment in British democracy.

Dir. Mike Leigh, UK, 2018, 154 mins.
Cast. Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell, Pearce Quigley, Rachel Finnegan.

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 Friday 23rd Nov 2018  8:00pm
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 Saturday 24th Nov 2018  8:00pm
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 Tuesday 27th Nov 2018  5:30pm
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 Wednesday 28th Nov 2018  2:30pm
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 Thursday 29th Nov 2018  5:30pm
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 Saturday 1st Dec 2018  2:30pm
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