Early Doors

Sit back and enjoy coffee, cake and the big screen at Showroom Cinema for just £8 with a special all-in-one ticket for over 55s.

Screenings are on Monday and Thursday mornings at 11am, with refreshments served in the Café Bar from 10am.

Monday screenings feature subtitles (where available) and start promptly following a short preview of upcoming films, whilst Thursday screenings will instead include an introduction to the film from our Programming Team.

Early Doors audiences can stay after the film and enjoy soup of the day for the special price of £3, a jacket potato with any two toppings for £5, or pasta dish of the day for £7.

Upcoming films & events

Early Doors - Monday: Shayda 15
Persian with English Subtitles, English
Cannes Best Actress winner Zar Amir-Ebrahimi (Holy Spider) anchors this Sundance Audience Award–winning portrait of a mother seeking a new life for herself and her daughter.
  • Mon 22 Jul
  • 11.00
Early Doors - Thursday: Thelma 12A
Thelma, a feisty 93-year-old grandmother who gets conned by a phone scammer pretending to be her grandson, sets out on a treacherous quest across Los Angeles accompanied by an aging friend and his motorized scooter, to reclaim what was taken from her.
  • Thu 25 Jul
  • 11.00
About Dry Grasses
Early Doors - Monday: About Dry Grasses 15
Turkish with English Subtitles
A breathtaking drama from master filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Winter Sleep) About Dry Grasses is a daring tale of betrayal, accusations and desire.
  • Mon 29 Jul
  • 11.00
Two women stand in a chicken factory
Early Doors - Thursday: Chuck Chuck Baby 15
A musical drama of love and loss set amongst the falling feathers of a Welsh chicken factory. Helen, a reserved and gentle woman, has her mundane life interrupted by the return of her childhood crush.
  • Thu 1 Aug
  • 11.00
Early Doors - Monday: A Story of Bones 12A
Documentary exposing the UK’s colonial past – and present – on Saint Helena Island, where the building of a new airport uncovers an unmarked mass burial ground of enslaved people.
  • Mon 5 Aug
  • 11.00
Early Doors - Thursday: Kensuke's Kingdom PG
This beautiful hand-drawn animation adapted from the modern classic novel by Michael Morpurgo (War Horse) follows a shipwrecked young boy and a Japanese soldier who must protect the remote island where they find themselves.
  • Thu 8 Aug
  • 11.00
Early Doors - Monday: Sky Peals 12A
Adam works night shifts at a burger restaurant in a motorway service station and lives a lonely life. When his estranged father suddenly dies, he starts to investigate an unexpected sci-fi mystery.
  • Mon 12 Aug
  • 11.00
Early Doors - Monday: Only the River Flows 15
Mandarin with English Subtitles
1990s, Banpo Town, rural China: A woman’s body is found by the river. Dedicated detective Ma Zhe is assigned to the case, but the labyrinth of clues is not easy to navigate.
  • Mon 19 Aug
  • 11.00
Early Doors - Thursday: Hollywoodgate 12A
English, Dari with English subtitles
A filmmaker stakes his own safety on gaining access to a US military site in Afghanistan that left billions in military hardware in the hands of the Taliban.
  • Thu 22 Aug
  • 11.00
Early Doors - Thursday: Kneecap 18
Irish/Gaeilge with English Subtitles
Based on the exhilarating true origin story of the titular band, Kneecap, the Irish-language rappers rail against British imperialism in this riotous, unruly, and hilarious docudrama.
  • Thu 29 Aug
  • 11.00


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