7th November 2005




A film season showcasing two different strands of the cinema is to be launched tomorrow (Tuesday) at the University of Lincoln.


Over the next six weeks the university’s Drama Department will present films on the themes of 20th-Century American Drama and Restoration to Melodrama.


The ‘Drama on Film’ series will be shown on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm in the Cargill and Co-op Lecture Theatres at the Brayford Pool campus.


Tomorrow (Tuesday 8th November) the university will be showing Eugene O’Neill’s ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’, directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Katherine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards Jr and Dean Stockwell.


This film will be shown in the Cargill Lecture Theatre in the main academic building at 5pm.


On Thursday (10th November) at 5pm Jeffrey Hatcher’s ‘Stage Beauty’, directed by Richard Eyre and starring Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett, Tom Wilkinson and Ben Chaplin, will be screened in the Co-op Lecture Theatre in the main academic building.


Guests and members of the public are welcome to attend on a first come, first served basis, but places are limited.


If you would like to attend please call Professor Michael Earley on Lincoln 886942 to reserve a place.


For more information contact:

Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

01522 886042                         jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

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