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Renowned British Stars Shine for Q&A at Saffron Screen

Actor Jane Horrocks and Director Dexter Fletcher paid a visit to Saffron Screen last week for an entertaining Q&A and screening of their film Sunshine on Leith.

Jane Horrocks, who rose to fame following celebrated performances in Life is Sweet and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, introduced the film which has been dubbed the Scottish Mamma Mia!

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Film critic Mark Kermode praises Saffron Screen

Renowned film critic Mark Kermode has paid homage to Saffron Screen’s projection team and facilities in his new book Hatchet Job.

Hatchet Job: Love Movies, Hate Critics is Kermode’s latest book which addresses the role of the film critic in a digital world.

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New Hearing Loop Installed

The new Infralight hearing loop system has now been installed at Saffron Screen and the cinema is looking for volunteers to test it out.

 

The new system is on offer with ten neck loop receivers that will work anywhere in the auditorium and across a wide range of hearing aids.

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Live Theatre from the RSC at Saffron Screen

Shakespeare’s Richard II, starring David Tennant in the title role, will be shown live from the Royal Shakespeare Company at Saffron Screen this month.

Richard II, the fastest selling show in the RSC’s history, is the first ever play to be broadcast live from the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.  

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Keane Live in Concert At Saffron Screen

Indie, Brit award winning band, Keane, will perform their greatest hits at the Goya Theatre in Berlin and the concert will be broadcast live to Saffron Screen next week.

As the first concert ever to be screened live from the cinema, it is already attracting music fans and tipped to be a fantastic evening of entertainment.

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Halloween’s a Scream At Saffron Screen

Saffron Screen have two fantastic Halloween themed special events coming up this week.

In the afternoon there will be a special half term Halloween screening of the spooky kooky family classic The Addams Family including a children’s fancy dress competition with a prize for the best costume.

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Local Music Academy to Rock Saffron Screen

Saffron Walden’s music film season continues this month with a performance from local music school, The Livewire Rock Academy, ahead of the screening of legendary concert documentary Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day.

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Underworld’s Karl Hyde visits Saffron Screen for Q&A

As part of Saffron Screen’s music film season, musician Karl Hyde of Underworld will visit Saffron Screen on Monday 23rd September with director Kieran Evans for a Q&A following their moving documentary about the Essex and London borderlands, The Outer Edges.

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Hot Fuzz Actor Visits Saffron Screen For Charity Screening

Actor Nick Frost, star of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, caused great excitement last week when he visited Saffron Screen to introduce his highly anticipated new film The World’s End and answer questions after the screening.

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Moo-vie man visits Saffron Screen

Saffron Screen will this week welcome film-maker Andy Heathcote and his extraordinary documentary about an unconventional farmer and his herd of unruly cows.

The Moo Man is the remarkable story of maverick farmer, Stephen Hook.

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