Dementia-Friendly: The King And I

Screening Dates:
Tue 11 June 2:30pm

Director: Walter Lang
Cast:  Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno

A Dementia-Friendly screening of the Oscar-winning 1956 Roger & Hammerstein musical. Schoolteacher and widow Anna Leonowens accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam’s children. During the course of her stay, she enlightens the King as to changing times and helps him reassess his relationship to one of his several wives.

“SPECTACULAR” Time Out

DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY SCREENING

This special screening offers people living with dementia the chance to enjoy this classic film in a relaxed and supportive environment.

This screening is open to all but we extend a warm welcome to those living with dementia, their companions and family members. Tickets for this screening are standard price, with one free companion ticket. There will be no adverts or trailers before the film but our cinema bar will be open from 45 minutes prior to the screening serving a variety of snacks and refreshments.

Specially trained staff will be on hand and the screening will also include:

  • An interval midway through the film
  • clearer signage to help you find your way about
  • no adverts or trailers preceding the screening
  • the lights will be up a little and the sound reduced slightly
  • people are welcome to move about as they wish
  • we encourage you to sing along and enjoy yourself

To book a free companion ticket please contact the Box Office on 01604 624811 or email us.

Dementia-Friendly screenings are proudly sponsored by Avery Healthcare.

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