The King and I (U)
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In this film adaptation of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens (Deborah Kerr) becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam (Yul Brynner). Anna and the king have a clash of personalities as she works to teach the royal family about the English language, customs and etiquette, and rushes to prepare a party for a group of European diplomats who must change their opinions about the king.

Starring Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr and Rita Moreno.
Running Time: 133 minutes


Dementia Friendly Film Screenings

A series of nostalgic films presented in an environment accessible for those living with dementia, their families and carers. See the full programme here.

  • The Atkinson has a number of trained Dementia Friends who will be on hand to make your experience as welcoming as possible.
  • Directions from the entrance Foyer to the Theatre are clearly sign posted, as are lifts and toilets.
  • Low lighting will be kept during the film screening.
  • The audience is welcome to move around the Theatre and sing along to musical numbers!
  • Carers go free. Carers include anyone who attends the screening to make their companion comfortable. Carer’s tickets are available at Box Office or over the phone 01704 533 333.

If you are somebody living with dementia, or care for a person who is, don’t be shy about giving feedback on your next trip to The Atkinson. hello@theatkinson.co.uk

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