Dir: Charles Chaplin
Starring: Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee
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To celebrate Royal & Derngate’s production of The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin And Stan Laurel, we present a season celebrating the enduring and iconic performers, and their contemporaries, who changed the world of comedy forever. Enjoy our Sons of the Desert and City Lights double-bill on Saturday 21 March for £10 (members), £12 (non-members).
Charlie Chaplin‘s ingenious character The Tramp is at his most affable in silent tragicomedy City Lights. When the tramp falls in love with a beautiful blind girl whose family is in financial trouble, he uses his on-and-off friendship with a wealthy man to be the girl’s benefactor and suitor in the hopes of helping her.
★★★★★ “CHAPLIN AT HIS BEST” – Empire