Roxy Christmas Film Club

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Edinburgh is truly the place to be for Christmas, we’ve got the markets, Santa land, silent disco light displays, fantastic theatre performances and this year……the Christmas film club..

If you’re in search of somewhere to cosy up, grab a mulled wine and enjoy some Christmas classics or a few fun family sing-alongs then look no further ! The Roxy Christmas Film Club has it all covered for you..from the 18th- 23rd December,  Assembly Roxy becomes a brand new pop-up cinema in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town for one week only. They’ll be serving up mulled wine, mince pies and a line up of the greatest Christmas films of all time, in the atmospheric Central space.

The programme features :

White Christmas – 18th December 14.30

Edward Scissorhands – 18th December 19.00

Elf – 19th December 10.30

Frozen Sing-along – 19th – 22nd various

The Greatest Showman Sing-Along – 19th December 19.00

Beauty and The Beast Sing-Along – 20th December 10.30

The Nightmare Before Christmas – 20th December 14.30

It’s A Wonderful Life – 20th December 19.00

Scrooged – 21st December 14.30

Love Actually – 21st December 19.00

The Muppet Christmas Carol – 22nd December 10.30

Home Alone – 22nd December 14.30

Mamma Mia ! Sing-along – 22nd December 19.00

The Polar Express – 23rd December 10.30

 

Something for everyone – we’re particularly excited for the Greatest Showman sing-along….have fun !!

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Wendy and Peter Pan – an awesomely fantastic adventure…

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A Doc Marten wearing fairy, swashbuckling pirate fights, twinkling night stars, a trio of girl power and just a sprinkling of fairy dust make this show an unmissable Christmas treat !…

Ella Hickson weaves pure magic into this adaptation – leading us away to Neverland in search of Tom, another lost boy and Wendy’s third brother who has died. Wendy takes centre stage in this jam packed production, questioning gender roles, showing us girls can be pirates and incredibly inspiring leaders too. We joyfully see her team up with the most fabulous Tink and Tiger Lily to form a formidable trio, much to the joy of the cheering audience. (L-R) Bonnie Baddoo, Isobel McArthur and Sally Reid. Photo credit Mihaela Bodlovic.jpg

Fast paced and action filled, Neverland brings us a jolly roger pirate ship, underground playgrounds and plenty of friends. Captain Hook, artfully brought to life, ensures the crowd have a villain to boo and hiss at, and Tink is not like any fairy we’ve ever seen before – her punk rock looks and Scottish slang are quite a feisty combo !

Beneath all this though, the production has a heart, and a very large one at that – friendships are explored, resilience is built and a night sky reveals answers for Wendy and her capability to be happy after such an immense loss. Finally finding her brother means she can truly fly…..

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Photo credit : Mihaela Bodlovic