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The Smallest Show on Earth

UK, 1957, 80mins, Cert.U
Showtimes and location

Film description

Unfortunately, in response to the Coronavirus outbreak, we've had to cancel this screening. All customers who've pre-booked will be emailed soon about arranging a refunds.


Jean and Bill are a struggling married couple with Bill trying to scrape a living as a writer. Out of the blue they receive word that Bill’s long-lost uncle has died and left them his business - a cinema in the town of Sloughborough. They pack their bags expecting to sell the cinema and gain a huge inheritance. However when they arrive their intention doesn’t quite go to plan, as they discover a crumbling cinema, run by comically incompetent staff. 


Until We Meet Again

at Hyde Park Picture House

We’re going to spend the next month winding things down here and slowly moving out for our year On the Road. We appreciate this is an emotional time full of excitement and trepidation, and with this in mind, we’ve curated a short run of five final screenings to play through to the end of this month to help us all say “see you soon” to our wonderful building. Read more

Showing at

Hyde Park Picture House

Venue details


73 Brudenell Road, Leeds LS6 1JD, UK
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Access info

The Picture House has two small steps at the main entrance. Step-free access to the auditorium and foyer is possible via a side entrance. Unfortunately none of the Picture House's toilets are accessible and both via a flight of stairs. The cinema has three wheelchair spaces – to reserve one of these, please select the 'wheelchair space' ticket during checkout.

Refreshment info

The Picture House offers a range of hot and cold drinks, including beers and wines, alongside popcorn, sweets, ice creams (Northern Bloc) and vegan cakes (That Old Chestnut).


All scheduled screenings have now passed.