The Aeronauts (PG)

The McCarthy1hr 40mins

Amelia and James find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a gas balloon.


Directo: Tom Harper

Key Cast:

Felicity Jones
Eddie Redmayne
Himesh Patel
Tom Courtenay

Price: £7, £6 concessions, £5 Circle cardholders and Under 30s

The Aeronauts (PG) Image
13 December - 18 December 2019

A wealthy young widow and ambitious scientist embark on an unlikely expedition to fly higher than anyone else in history. But as the epic quest hots up, the pair make remarkable discoveries and face perilous danger. Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne, and Phoebe Fox star in this true story presented by writer-director Tom Harper.

Captioned Screening: Saturday 14 December, 5pm

Read full synopsis:

Wealthy young widow and avid aeronaut Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) harbours dreams of reaching record heights, determined to push the limit of human aviation. When she meets James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne), an ambitious scientist committed to making history by furthering study on weather forecasting, the pair decide to embark on a trip of a lifetime – flying higher than anyone has gone before.

Garnering the attention of the country, the unlikely duo takes on the extraordinary quest to the edge of the world, marvelling at the beauty from above.
But as they reach dangerous altitudes, the two explorers face extreme weather and perilous conditions with the voyage revealing more about themselves than either could have imagined.

Set in the 1860s, this exciting drama, based on a true story of adventure and daring, stars Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Theory of Everything, Les Miserables), nominee Felicity Jones (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Inferno, Like Crazy), and Phoebe Fox (The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death, Eye in the Sky, Black Mirror). Director Tom Harper (Wild Rose, Peaky Blinders, War and Peace) also picks up co-writing credits.


Friday 13 December 2019, 2.45pm

Saturday 14 December 2019, 2.00pm

Saturday 14 December 2019, 5.00pm

Saturday 14 December 2019, 8.00pm

Monday 16 December 2019, 7.45pm

Tuesday 17 December 2019, 7.45pm

Wednesday 18 December 2019, 7.45pm

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