What’s On

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2040 (PG)

Wed 11th December, 11.00am

Following director Damon Gameau as he embarks on a global journey to meet innovators and change makers in the areas of economics, technology, agriculture, education and sustainability.

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Abominable (U)

Sat 14th – Sun 15th December

The latest animated tale from Dreamworks is a fun, fast- paced action adventure about a little girl and her yeti companion in a race-against-time trip from China to the Himalayas.

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Bait (15)

35mm print
Wed 11th December

Stunningly shot on 16mm, Mark Jenkin’s Bait is a timely and funny, yet poignant new film that gets to the heart of a community facing unwelcome change. 

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First a Girl (U)

Thu 26th December, 4.00pm

Did you know that one of the most brilliant 1930s musicals was made in the UK? Sly, sparkling comedy First a Girl is a joy to watch and everything you need for your big screen musical fix. 

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Frozen II (U)

Showtimes TBC

Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Follow up to one of the most beloved animations in recent years!

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Funny Girl (PG)

Plus live performance
Sat 14th December, 5.30pm

Following the life of comedienne Fanny Brice, starting off in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side all the way to Broadway as a Ziegfeld Girl.

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The Greatest Showman (PG)

Sing-a-long screening!
Sat 4th January, 12.00pm

P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) displays a natural talent for publicity and promotion and turns to show business to indulge his limitless imagination - starting the greatest show on Earth!

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Gremlins (15)

35th anniversary re-release
Fri 13th – Thu 19th December

Three rules: no water, no bright light and never any food after midnight. A brilliant 1980s horror-comedy celebrating 35 years since its release. As savagely funny as ever, Joe Dante's Yuletide themed Gremlins is perfect for the winter months!

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Guided tours of the cinema & projection room (U)

Sat 14th – Sat 28th December

These short tours offer a unique chance to learn more about the inner workings of our historic, Grade II listed, Picture House.

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It's A Wonderful Life (U)

Fri 13th – Tue 24th December

When George Bailey loses sight of the impact of his good deeds an angel called Clarence is sent to Earth to give him a helping hand.

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Knives Out (12A)

Fri 20th – Thu 26th December

Director Rian Johnson (Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) melds Agatha Christie with Quentin Tarentino in this modern day whodunnit.

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La Belle Epoque (15)

Sun 15th – Thu 19th December

Victor is a disillusioned 60-something who feels alienated by the modern technologies that his wife can’t live without. Meeting the creator of a high-end re-enactment service that enables wealthy customers to live in the era of their choice, he returns to when he first met his wife.

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Little Women (U)

Fri 3rd – Thu 9th January

Based loosely on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, Little Women unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects upon her fictional life.

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Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (12A)

Tue 17th December, 6.20pm

Directed by veteran Hollywood sound editor Midge Costin, the film reveals the hidden power of sound in cinema, introducing us to the unsung heroes who create it, and features insights from legendary directors with whom they collaborate.  

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The Muppet Christmas Carol (U)

Tue 24th – Thu 26th December

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic Charles Dickens' tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

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The Nightingale (18)

Sat 28th December – Thu 2nd January

In 1825 Tasmania, Clare, an Irish convict and new mother is hell-bent on revenge following a brutal assault by Lieutenant Hawkins, a particularly cruel army commander.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG)

Sat 21st December, 12.00pm

After another successful year of spreading seasonal fear, Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, has grown tired of the same old scare-and-scream routine and decides to try his skeleton hand at Christmas.

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Ordinary Love (12A)

Fri 13th – Thu 19th December

Joan (Manville) and Tom (Neeson) have had a long and loving marriage, but when she is diagnosed with Cancer

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Pakeezah (PG)

Wed 1st January, 2.00pm

One of the most extraordinary musical melodramas ever made and a cult classic, Pakeezah is much beloved by audiences for Meena Kumari’s breathtakingly tragic turn as the doomed Sahibjaan, who is born in a graveyard to a dying mother who was once a famed courtesan. 

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The Projection Room In Focus (U)

Hyde Park Picture House guided tour
Sun 22nd December

Thanks to Leeds Inspired and the National Lottery Heritage Fund we are able to offer three in-depth tours of the cinema, with a focus on the projection room with our head projectionist Allan Foster.

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Shooting The Mafia (15)

#ReclaimTheFrame with Bird's Eye View
Tue 21st January, 6.15pm
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Singin' in the Rain + The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (U/PG)

New Year's Eve Double-Bill
Tue 31st December, 4.00pm

A fantastic double bill of rainy musicals to start the new year singing! The first follows Hollywood's transition from silent to sound cinema and the second, two lovers through the French-Algerian war.

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So Long, My Son (12A)

Fri 27th December – Thu 2nd January

So Long, My Son traces the lives of two families over three decades of social, political and human upheaval in China. An acclaimed drama chronicling people and a society in full transformation.

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Some Like It Hot (12A)

Sun 22nd December, 2.30pm

Armed with some dodgy wigs and wobbly falsettos, two down on their luck jazz musicians join the Syncopators where they meet Sugar Kane: a hooch-swilling, ukulele-playing knockout with a soft spot for badboy saxophone players.

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Sorry We Missed You (15)

Wed 11th – Thu 12th December

Sorry We Missed You is both a powerful indictment of the changing world of work in modern Britain, and an intimate portrayal of one family’s struggle within it.

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The Two Popes (12A)

Wed 11th – Thu 12th December

A division between the old and the new is played out through Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins) and his successor, Pope Francis (Jonathan Pryce).