Come The Revolution

Guess Who’s Coming For Dinner U

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner


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Date Times
Sat 29 July 15:30 QA
Ticket prices: £6.50 full / £4.50 concessions and under 24s.

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This classic comedy/drama sees a rich couple's liberal principles tested by the proposed marriage of their daughter to a black doctor (the wonderful Sidney Poitier).

When a young white woman (Katharine Houghton) brings home the black man she plans to marry (Sidney Poitier) to her seemingly liberal-minded parents (Spencer Tracy and an Oscar®-winning Katharine Hepburn), the union is not welcome with open arms. With the groom-to-be letting it be known that the wedding will not take place without their consent, both families are forced to sit down face to face and examine each other's level of intolerance.

A landmark film about interracial relationships and society's prejudices, Poitier and Hepburn are both excellent - as is Tracy in what would be his final role.

With an introduction from Come The Revolution's Edson Burton, joined by writer/curator Karen Alexander.