Saturday, 20 June 2009

Sneeze and Screens

I am full of a cold today and THIS is the reason why!
Outside the theatre where Mr Sally works, they have put up a HUGE TV screen and are showing films every Thursday night and Saturday.

I finished rehearsals on Thursday and had half an hour to kill before Mr Sally finished work, so I pottered over to the screen. They were playing 'Withnail and I,' which I've never seen and EVERYONE seems shocked when I say I haven't seen it!
You can hire a yellow deck chair and blanket for £2 or you can sit on the grass for free.
I got myself a take-out coffee and watched some of the film - which was FUNNY and left me wondering why in fact I have never seen it before!

A little bit of rain started and I though, 'It's only a bit of rain - it'll pass.'
The heavens opened and it CHUCKED it down! I ran over to the theatre to borrow an umbrella but it just didn't stop throwing it down.

Such a shame as I think the screen is a fab idea. There will be films playing all through Summer, so hopefully the nights will get better.
They're playing everything from Breakfast at Tiffany's to the Rocky Horror Picture Show.


Barrie said...

I've never seen Withnail and I either. And I just moved it to the top of my netflix cue. Hope you get over this cold quickly. Loved the photos and hearing about the outdoor movie viewing. We have kids' movies at night once a week in the summer in our local park.

Sally Lawton said...

Ooh, glad you've moved it to the top Barrie - I watched it properly with my dad last night and it's BRILLIANT xx

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