Prepare for the upcoming release of Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant with this double bill screening of the visionary director's previous entries in the Alien saga: Prometheus and Alien: The Director's Cut.
The double bill will conclude with an exclusive look at Alien: Covenant - in cinemas on 12 May.
After finding fragments of Alien DNA, a team of scientists known as The Company travels into space aboard the state-of-the-art Prometheus spacecraft to investigate the origins of human life on Earth. Their journey takes them into the darkest corners of the universe - but, to their horror, their very inquisitiveness ends up posing a threat to the future existence of humankind.
Alien: The Director's Cut
In the first chapter of the terrifying Alien saga, the crew of the spaceship Nostromo answers a distress signal from a desolate planet, only to discover a deadly life form that breeds within human hosts. Now the crew members must fight not only for their own survival, but for the survival of all mankind.
Total run time: 257 minutes.
Plus! Alien Covenant preview on Thursday 11 May. At the cinema on Wednesday 26 April, take your Alien Day booking confirmation or ticket stub to the Box Office to reserve a free ticket to a preview of the highly anticipated next instalment of Ridley Scott's sci-fi saga. Subject to availability. Tickets can only be claimed in person, at the cinema.
Join Stephen Fry, cast and film-makers live by satellite from the Hay Literary Festival for a Q&A after the screening.
Director: John Jencks.
Starring: Roger Allam, Fiona Shaw, Matthew Modine. UK 2017. 89 mins.
After he is fired from his job, disgraced poet Ted Wallace (Allam) is summoned to Swafford Hall, the country manor of his friends Lord and Lady Logan (Modine and Shaw), to investigate a series of unexplained miracle healings. Ted tracks down the perpetrator of the phenomena, fifteen-year-old David Logan (Tommy Knight), whose parents believe he has healing hands. Unaware that David is using some unorthodox methods, the Logans are set on sharing their son’s gift with the world. With a poet’s passion for the truth, Ted hurries to debunk the miracles and save a young man from a lifetime of embarrassment. His natural cynicism makes him the ideal candidate to get to the bottom of events – and some good whisky bottles – in this hilarious tale based on Stephen Fry’s seminal novel.