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Le Mans 66Classification: 12A

Feature Running Time: 152 mins
(Infrequent strong language, moderate threat.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Fri
22/11/19
Sat
23/11/19
Sun
24/11/19
Mon
25/11/19
Tue
26/11/19
Wed
27/11/19
Thu
28/11/19

The Good LiarClassification: 15

Feature Running Time: 109 mins
(Very strong language, strong violence, gory image, sexual violence, nudity.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
19/11/19
Wed
20/11/19
Thu
21/11/19
Fri
22/11/19
Sat
23/11/19
Sun
24/11/19
Mon
25/11/19
Tue
26/11/19

The Addams FamilyClassification: PG

Feature Running Time: 87 mins
(Mild comic threat, language.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Fri
22/11/19
Sat
23/11/19
Sun
24/11/19
Mon
25/11/19
Tue
26/11/19

JokerClassification: 15

Feature Running Time: 122 mins
(Strong bloody violence, language.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Wed
20/11/19
Fri
22/11/19
Sat
23/11/19
Sun
24/11/19
Mon
25/11/19
Tue
26/11/19
Wed
27/11/19
Thu
28/11/19

Maleficent: Mistress Of EvilClassification: PG

Feature Running Time: 119 mins
(Moderate fantasy threat, mild violence, scary scenes.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
19/11/19
Wed
20/11/19
Thu
21/11/19
Fri
22/11/19
Sat
23/11/19
Sun
24/11/19
Mon
25/11/19
Tue
26/11/19
Wed
27/11/19
Thu
28/11/19

Doctor SleepClassification: 15

Feature Running Time: 152 mins
(Strong bloody violence, gore, horror, threat, language.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
19/11/19
Wed
20/11/19
Thu
21/11/19
Fri
22/11/19
Sat
23/11/19
Sun
24/11/19
Mon
25/11/19
Tue
26/11/19
Wed
27/11/19
Thu
28/11/19

Terminator: Dark FateClassification: 15

Feature Running Time: 128 mins
(Strong violence, bloody images, language.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
19/11/19
Wed
20/11/19
Thu
21/11/19

AbominableClassification: U

Feature Running Time: 97 mins
(Mild threat, very mild violence, rude humour.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
19/11/19
Wed
20/11/19
Thu
21/11/19
Sat
23/11/19
Sun
24/11/19

Depeche Mode: SPIRITS In The ForestClassification: 12A

Feature Running Time: 83 mins
(Infrequent strong language.)
Empire Music - gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience major stadium shows and digitally remastered archive performances and documentaries from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Stadium ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. Experience big stage productions, events and more from the comfort of your local cinema. 
Be it theatre, opera, ballet, music, sport or a season Premiere/Finale of your favourite TV series. Sit back and enjoy the big screen experience in high definition where you're always guaranteed the best seat in the house. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Thu
21/11/19
Sun
24/11/19

MidwayClassification: 12A

Feature Running Time: 138 mins
(Moderate violence, threat, bloody images, infrequent strong language.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
19/11/19
Wed
20/11/19
Thu
21/11/19

Once Upon A Time... In HollywoodClassification: 18

Feature Running Time: 172 mins
(Strong bloody violence.)
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
19/11/19
Wed
20/11/19
Thu
21/11/19

Shaun The Sheep Movie: FarmageddonClassification: U

Feature Running Time: 87 mins
(Very mild threat, language, rude humour.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
19/11/19
Wed
20/11/19
Thu
21/11/19

Sorry We Missed YouClassification: 15

Feature Running Time: 101 mins
(Very strong language, strong violence.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
19/11/19
Wed
20/11/19
Thu
21/11/19

The GoldfinchClassification: 15

Feature Running Time: 149 mins
(Drug misuse, strong language.)
A selection of some of the best recent and classic films shown every Wednesday morning (for the over 60's) at a special price. Come along to meet your friends and enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee, served before the screening. A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
VIP Boxes available Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Wed
20/11/19

Zombieland: Double TapClassification: 15

Feature Running Time: 99 mins
(Strong gory comic violence.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
19/11/19
Wed
20/11/19

UPCOMING FILMS

Frozen 2Classification: U

Feature Running Time: 103 mins
(Mild threat, very mild violence, rude humour.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
VIP Boxes available Wheelchair Accessible Performance. (As indicated) A pick of one of the week's films shown in a relaxing social environment, for parents or guardians of very young children (0-2 years).  With 'Lights Up' and 'Sound Down' to create a stress free zone for you and your baby. Nappy changing facilities are also available.

Please Note: These screenings are for parents/guardians and babies only. No baby, no entry.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Mon
25/11/19
  • 10:45
    Parent & Baby

21 BridgesClassification: 15

Feature Running Time: 99 mins
(Strong violence, language.)
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D

Blue StoryClassification: 15

Feature Running Time: 91 mins
(Very strong language, strong violence, threat, sex, drug misuse.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Fri
22/11/19
Sat
23/11/19
Sun
24/11/19
Mon
25/11/19
Tue
26/11/19
Wed
27/11/19
Thu
28/11/19

The Secret Life Of Pets 2Classification: U

Feature Running Time: 86 mins
(Mild threat, violence, very mild bad language.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance. Bring the whole family to Empire Jnrs* - With tickets at Pocket Money prices for some of the greatest classic family films and recent releases every Saturday and Sunday morning at Empire Cinemas nationwide, this truly is an offer that's too good to miss. *all adults must be accompanied by a child.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Sat
23/11/19
Sun
24/11/19

PlaymobilClassification: U

Feature Running Time: 99 mins
(Very mild fantasy violence, threat, language.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance. Bring the whole family to Empire Jnrs* - With tickets at Pocket Money prices for some of the greatest classic family films and recent releases every Saturday and Sunday morning at Empire Cinemas nationwide, this truly is an offer that's too good to miss. *all adults must be accompanied by a child.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Sat
23/11/19
Sun
24/11/19

Le Mans 66Classification: 12A

Feature Running Time: 152 mins
(Infrequent strong language, moderate threat.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance. This performance is presented with English-language subtitles to assist those cinemagoers with hearing impairments.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Sun
24/11/19
  • 11:00
    Subtitled
Mon
25/11/19
  • 17:20
    Subtitled

Hitsville: The Making Of MotownClassification: 12A

Feature Running Time: 112 mins
(Racist language, discriminatory behaviour, moderate threat, drug references.)
A selection of some of the best recent and classic films shown every Wednesday morning (for the over 60's) at a special price. Come along to meet your friends and enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee, served before the screening. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Wed
27/11/19

Knives OutClassification: 12A

Feature Running Time: 130 mins
(Brief bloody images, moderate sex and suicide references, strong language.)
A special service for blind and visually impaired cinemagoers.
For selected films, a narration track is available which is available through special headphones only (which are available from Cinema staff).  This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen.
This facility doesn’t affect other customers in the auditoria.
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Wed
27/11/19
Thu
28/11/19

NT Live - Present LaughterClassification: PG

Feature Running Time: 176 mins
(Mild bad language, sex references.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. Experience big stage productions, events and more from the comfort of your local cinema. 
Be it theatre, opera, ballet, music, sport or a season Premiere/Finale of your favourite TV series. Sit back and enjoy the big screen experience in high definition where you're always guaranteed the best seat in the house. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Thu
28/11/19

CBeebies Christmas Show 2019: Hansel And GretelClassification: U

Feature Running Time: 75 mins
(Rating & Running Time TBC.)
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Sat
30/11/19
Sun
01/12/19

Disney's A Christmas CarolClassification: PG

Feature Running Time: 96 mins
(Contains one or more sequences involving flashing or flickering light, or regular patterns.)
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Sun
01/12/19

Les Miserables: The Staged ConcertClassification: 12A AS LIVE

Feature Running Time: 170 mins
(This AS LIVE certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information being provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition.)
Empire Music - gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience major stadium shows and digitally remastered archive performances and documentaries from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Stadium ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. Experience big stage productions, events and more from the comfort of your local cinema. 
Be it theatre, opera, ballet, music, sport or a season Premiere/Finale of your favourite TV series. Sit back and enjoy the big screen experience in high definition where you're always guaranteed the best seat in the house. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Mon
02/12/19
Sat
07/12/19
Sun
08/12/19

Gremlins (RI 2019)Classification: 12A

Feature Running Time: 106 mins
(Moderate violence, fantasy horror.)
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Fri
06/12/19

ElfClassification: PG

Feature Running Time: 97 mins
(Mild bad language, sex references.)
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Sat
07/12/19

Friends 25th: The One With The AnniversaryClassification: TBC

Feature Running Time: 100 mins
(4 Episodes per screening. See Synopsis page for full details.)
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Sun
08/12/19
Wed
11/12/19
Sun
15/12/19

ROH - Coppelia (Live)Classification: 12A AS LIVE

Feature Running Time: 150 mins
(Rating & Running Time TBC. This as live certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. This performance is Broadcast Live by Satellite to Empire Cinemas. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
10/12/19

The Polar Express Pyjama PartyClassification: U

Feature Running Time: 101 mins
(Mild threat.)
Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Sat
14/12/19

ROH - The Nutcracker (2016)Classification: 12A AS LIVE

Feature Running Time: 135 mins
(No material likely to offend or harm.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. Experience big stage productions, events and more from the comfort of your local cinema. 
Be it theatre, opera, ballet, music, sport or a season Premiere/Finale of your favourite TV series. Sit back and enjoy the big screen experience in high definition where you're always guaranteed the best seat in the house. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
17/12/19

Star Wars TrilogyClassification: 12A

Feature Running Time: 442 mins
(Moderate violence, threat.)
VIP Boxes available Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Wed
18/12/19

Andre Rieu: 70 Years YoungClassification: TBC

Feature Running Time: 150 mins
(Rating & Running Time TBC. Includes one 15 minute interval.)
Empire Music - gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience major stadium shows and digitally remastered archive performances and documentaries from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Stadium ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. Experience big stage productions, events and more from the comfort of your local cinema. 
Be it theatre, opera, ballet, music, sport or a season Premiere/Finale of your favourite TV series. Sit back and enjoy the big screen experience in high definition where you're always guaranteed the best seat in the house. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Sat
04/01/20
Sun
05/01/20

ROH - The Sleeping Beauty (Live)Classification: 12A AS LIVE

Feature Running Time: 180 mins
(Rating & Running Time TBC. This as live certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. This performance is Broadcast Live by Satellite to Empire Cinemas. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Thu
16/01/20

ROH - La Boheme (Live)Classification: 12A AS LIVE

Feature Running Time: 150 mins
(Rating & Running Time TBC. This as live certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. This performance is Broadcast Live by Satellite to Empire Cinemas. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Wed
29/01/20

Kinky Boots - The MusicalClassification: 12A

Feature Running Time: 132 mins
(Moderate bad language, sex references, discriminatory terms.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. Experience big stage productions, events and more from the comfort of your local cinema. 
Be it theatre, opera, ballet, music, sport or a season Premiere/Finale of your favourite TV series. Sit back and enjoy the big screen experience in high definition where you're always guaranteed the best seat in the house. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
04/02/20
Sun
09/02/20

ROH - The Cellist / Dances At A Gathering World Premieres (Live)Classification: 12A AS LIVE

Feature Running Time: 150 mins
(Rating & Running Time TBC. This as live certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. This performance is Broadcast Live by Satellite to Empire Cinemas. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
25/02/20

ROH - Fidelio (Live)Classification: 12A AS LIVE

Feature Running Time: 150 mins
(Rating & Running Time TBC. This as live certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. This performance is Broadcast Live by Satellite to Empire Cinemas. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
17/03/20

ROH - Swan Lake (Live)Classification: 12A AS LIVE

Feature Running Time: 180 mins
(Rating & Running Time TBC. This as live certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. This performance is Broadcast Live by Satellite to Empire Cinemas. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Wed
01/04/20

ROH - Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (Live)Classification: 12A AS LIVE

Feature Running Time: 180 mins
(Rating & Running Time TBC. This as live certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. This performance is Broadcast Live by Satellite to Empire Cinemas. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Tue
21/04/20

ROH - The Dante Project (Live)Classification: 12A AS LIVE

Feature Running Time: 180 mins
(Rating & Running Time TBC. This as live certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. This performance is Broadcast Live by Satellite to Empire Cinemas. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Thu
28/05/20

ROH - Elektra (Live)Classification: 12A AS LIVE

Feature Running Time: 120 mins
(Rating & Running Time TBC. This as live certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition.)
Empire Arts gives cinemagoers the opportunity to experience your favourite big stage productions from musical theatre to opera and ballet from the comfort of their local cinema at a fraction of the Theatre ticket price.  The big-screen experience presented in high definition sound guarantee's you the best seat in the house. This performance is Broadcast Live by Satellite to Empire Cinemas. Wheelchair Accessible Performance.

Available
Formats:

  • 2D
Thu
18/06/20