Chelmsford City Theatres: Halloween Season

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When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours this Hallowe’en…

Dr Who and the Daleks (U)
Thursday 25 October 2.30pm

The first and best foray onto the big screen for the good Doctor, accidentally pitching up on the mysterious planet Skaro, where the peaceful Thals are under threat from the world’s other inhabitants – the terrifying, mutant Daleks…

Starring: Peter Cushing, Roy Castle, Jennie Linden (and some Daleks)

Film at the Chelmsford Picture House

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The Devil’s Bride
Monday 29 October 7.45pm

Based on the chilling story by classic Victorian Gothic horror author Sheridan Le Fanu and presented by Rumpus Theatre Company.

Aspiring 17th Century painter Godfried Schalken seeks an apprenticeship with famous artist Gerard Douw, and falls in love with Douw’s niece Rose. But Douw achieved his fame by making a pact with the Devil, and when Gerard attempts to wed Rose, his evil rival returns to claim his wicked prize.

The Devil’s Bride is the perfect Gothic horror treat as evenings draw in!

Drama in the Cramphorn Studio

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Carry On Screaming! (PG)
Tuesday 30 October 7.30pm

Surprisingly, this was Harry H Corbett’s only appearance in a Carry On, inspiring not only career-best outings for the familiar crew but creating one of the greatest British comedies of all time, regardless of genre. Watch out for a glimpse of future Doctor John Pertwee as the ill-fated police scientist. Frying tonight?

Starring Harry H Corbett, Kenneth Williams, Jim Dale, Joan Sims

Film at the Chelmsford Picture House

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Frankenstein (PG) & Dracula (15)
Wedneday 31 October 7.30pm

Classic creature double bill featuring James Whale’s never-bettered 1931 original portrayal of the tortured, misunderstood creature, along with Christopher Lee’s incomparable debut as the bloodsucking count in Hammer’s 1958 romp. Bloody Marys will be available at the bar.

DURATION: Frankenstein: 70 mins + interval

DURATION: Dracula: 72 mins

Starring Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing

Film at the Chelmsford Picture House

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The Exorcist – Director’s Cut (18)
Thursday 1 November 7.30pm

Even after 45 years, William Friedkin’s pitch black and unrelenting fable of urbane evil still has the power to shock and horrify. With 11 added minutes over the original theatrical cut and improved sound and picture mastering, this is Friedkin’s and writer William Peter Blatty’s complete and unadulterated vision. Dare to walk home alone.

Starring Linda Blair, Max Von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn

Film at the Chelmsford Picture House

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Come to all 3 films in the Halloween Special season for just £15.00 (extra charge for premium). Offer only available at the Box Office/ via telephone

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