Lauren Cuthbertson as Princess Aurora and Matthew Golding as Prince Florimund in The Royal Ballet production of The Sleeping Beauty (2006), choreographed by Frederick Ashton (1904-1988), Anthony Dowell  and Christopher Wheeldon after Marius Petipa (1818-1910), to music by Pyotr Ilíyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), based on designs by Oliver Messel (1904-1978). Performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on  22 February 2014
Music by Tchaikovsky ; 
Choreography by Petipa ; 
Lauren Cuthbertson (as Princess Aurora), Matthew Golding (as Prince Florimund), Melissa Hamilton (as the Lilac Fairy), Gary Avis (as King Florestan), Christina Arestis (as His Queen), and artists of The Royal Ballet ;
The Royal Ballet  ; 
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 
22 February 2014 ; 
Credit: Tristram Kenton / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL

Get 2-4-1 on live screenings from The Royal Opera House

Look out for the The Royal Opera House ‘2 for 1’ ticket promotion with the Telegraph newspaper this weekend. The voucher can be redeemed at Saffron Screen for any of the four new live broadcasts from the ROH cinema season – Il trovatore, Woolf Works, The Sleeping Beauty and Madama Butterfly

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See the BAFTA nominees at Saffron Screen

Stunning romantic musical La La Land, which won a record seven Golden Globes at the weekend, has also been nominated for whopping 11 BAFTAs. Set in contemporary Hollywood, the story follows struggling wannabe movie star Mia (Emma Stone) and jazz pianist Seb (Ryan Gosling) in a bittersweet love story of frustrated ambition and the personal cost of success.  


Autism Friendly Screening & Discussion at Saffron Screen

On Sunday 29th January, Saffron Screen will host two special screenings of Life, Animated, a powerful and universal documentary about a young man with autism and the transformative power of Disney films in his life.

American actor Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka in 'Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory', directed by Mel Stuart, 1971. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Willy Wonka Live And Onscreen At Half Term Pop-Up Event

Local cinema Saffron Screen has joined forces with the award-winning HyperFusion Theatre Company in the guise of The Shhh Experience to present an immersive theatre and film experience for all the family this half term.


Raising money for Ambitious about Autism at Life, Animated screenings

On Sunday 29 January we were delighted to hold two screenings of Oscar-nominated documentary Life, Animated, an inspiring and powerful film about a young man with autism and the transformative power of Disney films in his life.


Saffron Screen & Hyperfusion Create a World of Pure Imagination

The children of Saffron Walden were swept up into a world of pure imagination for two days last week as Saffron Screen and Hyperfusion Theatre Company in the guise of the Shhh Experience teamed up to present an immersive and magical theatre and film experience for half term.


No Ordinary Quiz!

Calling all trivia and film fanatics or those who just want a fun night out, Saffron Screen’s film-themed quiz night THE BIG FILM QUIZ is back and will be held on Saturday 4th March at the United Reformed Church Hall on Abbey Lane in Saffron Walden.


Changes at Your Community Cinema

Last month, not-for-profit community cinema Saffron Screen was visited by an industry expert from the British Film Institute Film Audience Network, who conducted a review of the cinema’s key functions and offered advice on how it might continue to do well in a challenging environment.


Best Film Quiz Yet!

Staff and volunteers were delighted that over £900 was raised at the not-for-profit cinema’s annual BIG FILM QUIZ last week when 80 people competed to win the quiz trophy and cinema tickets.


Q&A with Actor Jo Hartley at Saffron Screen

Actor Jo Hartley will return to Saffron Screen for a Q&A after Alice Lowe’s new black comedy, Prevenge, on Friday 31st March at 8pm.