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Summer Season 2017

What’s new? This season we have had to revert to the same start times for both Thursdays and Fridays to avoid confusion. So many people forgot to come at the earlier time we often delayed the films! Please always remember to check the times – this season the comedy, the films with 3 course meals, the wine tasting night and Trainspotting all start at different times – you have been warned! We also have a big problem with people booking and then either cancelling at the last moment or just not turning up. The worst example happened last week, when a fully booked film screened to 9 people! It’s difficult to know exactly what to do, and we are working on a full payment system which would retain the money, at least, from people who cancel late. Until that time please could you consider donating your ticket price to the Roxy if you cancel less than 24 hours before the film screens? Many thanks, Juliet

 

Friday, 23 June 8:30pm
The Eagle Huntress (U) UK/Mongolia 2016 87 mins. (Subtitled)
Dir: Otto Bell. Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridley
A Mongolian girl breaks with tradition and trains to become an eagle hunter in this inspiring and beautiful documentary.

Friday, 30 June 8:30pm
A United Kingdom (12A) UK 2016 111 mins
Dir: Amma Asante. David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike
Compelling and moving, a true-life tale of forbidden love across the racial divide in 1940s Britain and southern Africa.

 

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Thursday, July 6th 7pm
Bottle Shock (12) USA 2008 110 mins.
Dir: Randall Miller. Alan Rickman, Chris Pine
Film and Wine Night – Watch Bottle Shock whilst taking part in your own France versus California wine tasting.
The Wine Shop of Winscombe are hosting an evening of film and wine at the Roxy, Axbridge. Watch this amusing tale, based on true events, of wine writer Steven Spurrier’s 1970s adventures from Paris to California in search of wines to challenge the renowned French vino. Who will come out on top? Decide for yourself, with a France verses California blind wine tasting during and after the movie. Tickets are £18 (£16 for Roxy Members) and available from the Wine Shop on 01934 708312. www.thewinetastingco.com

 


Edinburgh Fringe Festival previews: Stand-up Comedy at the Roxy!

Tuesday, 11th Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th July. Doors and bar open at 7pm

Only £5 per ticket. Now in our 7th year and featuring some great comedians – catch them here before their Edinburgh shows. These do sell out fast, so reserve tickets at the Roxy on 07725 051523, or book online from our website. Physical tickets will be available in June from the Axbridge Post Office and Chemist.

 

Tuesday, 11th July 8:30pm
Sally Anne Hayward
www.sallyannehayward.co.uk
Ummm…. I was talking about you not to you
Sally’s had a gut full of people making up food allergies – such a gut full that it’s irritated her bowel. At first she thought it could be wheat intolerance – but it turns out she’s just intolerant.
It was a liberating diagnosis, as she can now legitimately embrace her bitchier side: so watch out fussy eaters, over-sharers, and definitely that petty-minded busy-body of a neighbour who hasn’t returned a single one of her home produced surveys on local off street parking.
 ‘Exceptionally Funny’ The Independent

Danny McLoughlin
www.comedycv.co.uk/dannymcloughlin
01/02
A show about one particular week in a young man’s life. A week full of so much excess, terrible decisions and even more terrible clothes, that it drove a teenage lad to already question how he was living his life.


Edinburgh Fringe Festival preview
Wednesday, 12th July 8:30pm

Lou Conran
www.comedycv.co.uk/louconran
I Love Lou C
I’m in my dressing gown, eating boiled eggs, bear with…
(I’m in my dressing gown, eating boiled eggs, bear with…) Right, imagine visiting your favourite friend/aunty/spinster/woman of independent means. She’s a touch eccentric and always “alright”. Until last year, when it wasn’t alright and it all went a bit wrong. With lessons learned, a bit of self-discovery and some painful yet funny situations, this is a story about life and, ultimately, death. But in a positive, uplifting sort of way.
‘Naturally funny’ (Sarah Millican). ‘Masterful at owning a room’ (FringeReview.co.uk). As seen on BBC, ITV & Channel 4.

Nick Doody
www.nickdoody.com
Interesting Times
They say comedy is tragedy plus time. Unfortunately, this shit is happening now.
Nick Doody has been performing comedy since the 90s when, as a student, he got off to a pretty good start by supporting the legendary Bill Hicks, at Bill’s request. A little later, Nick was a finalist in Channel 4’s So You Think You’re Funny? competition.
Since then he has performed all over the world: Ireland, France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Estonia… You get the idea. He was the first British comedian to perform in Croatia.
Nick has appeared on various radio and TV shows (listed below), and is also much in demand as a writer. He has penned jokes for Joan Rivers, Lenny Henry, Dame Edna Everage and an uncomfortable number of Mock The Week regulars. He was also the creator and head writer of Bigipedia, a critically acclaimed Radio 4 show that broadcast in 2009 and 2011.

In 2006, Nick performed his first solo Edinburgh Festival show, Before He Kills Again. The show received rave reviews and sold out for the whole festival, leading to a run at the Soho Theatre. Since then, Nick has written and performed another six solo hours of stand-up, including the most honest title ever to appear on a poster, Look At This Massive Picture Of My Face.


Edinburgh Fringe Festival preview
Thursday, 13th July 8:30pm

Chris Kent
chriskentcomedy.com
Moving On  
Cork comedian Chris Kent presents his 5th solo show, Moving On. Returning with his charming and surreal style, Chris has a new perspective on life. Having moved to the UK and recently becoming a dad for the first time, adult life is leaving him more confused than ever…
 ‘Original hilarious material…Among the best acts I’ve seen’ The Mirror *****
 ‘Carefree, comedic bulls-eye’  The Dubliner Magazine

Eleanor Tiernan
www.eleanortiernan.com
People Pleaser
A stranger asks a small favour. It would seem so mean to refuse. But every action has its consequences. And when it’s too late, it’s too late. Compulsive Irish over-thinker Eleanor Tiernan previews her brand new stand up show. “Tiernan boasts a magnificent curl in her lip and snarl in her voice” – Sunday Times.


 

Friday, 14 July 8:30pm
Moonlight (15) USA 2017 111 mins.
Dir: Barry Jenkins. Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp
The powerful and moving African-American gay coming of age drama that won the best film Oscar.

 

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Thursday 20 July and Friday, 21 July 8:30pm
La La Land (12A) USA 2017 128 mins.
Dir: Damien Chazelle. Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone
“Stone and Gosling sing and dance their way through a joyous modern-day musical about the ups and downs of love and life in Los Angeles”. Time Out

Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th July with 3 course Indian banquet!
Lion (PG) AUS 2016 118 mins.oyih
Dir: Garth Davis. Dev Patel, Rooney Mara
The amazing and true tale of a lost Indian boy’s search for his family.
Come and share a meal with us under the Roxy canopy! This time we’ll be offering top Indian cuisine to match this incredible story. Note earlier start time. Tickets available here at the Roxy, or in the Axbridge Chemist and Post Office from May 13th. Tickets must be paid for in advance.

It’s a Trainspotting session! Come and make a night of it – or just come to one or the other…

Friday, 28 July 7pm
Trainspotting (18) UK 1996 94 mins.
Dir: Danny Boyle. Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

Followed after an interval by:

Friday, 28 July 9:15pm
T2 Trainspotting (18) UK 2017 117 mins.
Dir: Danny Boyle. Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner
Boyle’s long-awaited sequel to the era-defining Trainspotting is a vibrant and welcome reunion.
After 20 years abroad, Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.

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