December Musical Brunches
December Musical Brunches

December Musical Brunches

BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen

Season

Please note: this season finished in Dec 2019

This December we're celebrating musicals with an all-singing and all-dancing Sunday brunch extravaganza as part of the UK-wide season for BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen. Bring the whole family to experience some of the greatest musicals to ever grace our screens with Cabin in the Sky, Pakeezah, Calamity Jane sing-a-long, Guys and Dolls and A Star Is Born

Screening as part of BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery, BFI Film Audience Network and ICO. bfimusicals.co.uk

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Previously in this season

Guys and Dolls

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Guys and Dolls
Please note: This was screened in Dec 2019
Film
Based on the popular 1950 Broadway musical of the same name, Guys and Dolls is a hugely entertaining musical with some of the brightest stars of its day, including Marlon Brando in his only musical role.

Calamity Jane (singalong)

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Calamity Jane (singalong)
Please note: This was screened in Dec 2019
Film
Dust off your Stetson and polish those cowboy boots - Calamity Jane is back, this time with a dazzling digital restoration and a sing-a-long screening.

A Star is Born

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A Star is Born
Please note: This was screened in Dec 2019
Film
George Cukor’s (The Women,My Fair Lady,A Philadelphia Story) epic 1954 version of A Star is Born features an Oscar® nominated Judy Garland and James Mason as the lovers on opposing ends of fame, and is widely considered one of the greatest musicals of all time.

Pakeezah

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Pakeezah
Please note: This was screened in Dec 2019
Film
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.

Cabin in the Sky (Cancelled)

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Cabin in the Sky
Please note: This was screened in Dec 2019
Film
With its all-Black cast, MGM’s 1943 musical Cabin in the Sky provided a rare and invaluable showcase for some of the era’s most legendary African American performers.