The Hippopotamus (15)

The Hippopotamus (15)

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The Hippopotamus (15)

Friday 14th July 2017 - Wednesday 19th July 2017

A country manor mystery that’s actually a deliciously wicked comedy of manners, The Hippopotamus is a rollicking adaptation of the best-selling novel by Stephen Fry. It centres on a lapsed poet, failed drama critic, redundant husband and hard-working drunk, Ted Wallace. Fired from his newspaper job, Ted leaps at the chance to drown his sorrows at his old friend’s country estate, Swafford Hall. A series of spiritual healings have recently put the household in a tizzy. The purported miracle worker is his hosts’ teenage son, Ted’s godson, David. At odds with a colourful party of fellow guests only too ready to swallow anything they’re told, Ted sets out to prove the miracles are a hoax, and save the young man from a lifetime of embarrassment.

Dir. John Jencks, UK, 2017, 104 mins.
Cast. Roger Allam, Russell Tovey, Matthew Modine, Fiona Shaw, Geraldine Somerville, Tim McInnerney.

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 Friday 14th Jul 2017  6:00pm
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 Saturday 15th Jul 2017  2:30pm
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 Saturday 15th Jul 2017  8:00pm
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 Tuesday 18th Jul 2017  6:00pm
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 Wednesday 19th Jul 2017  8:30pm
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