Driving Miss Daisy

Apr 2014

Star quality shining through in the charming stage play of Driving Miss Daisy...

Driving Miss Daisy: The Play is brought to the stage by two of the world’s greatest living actors - (five-time Tony Award® nominee) Angela Lansbury and (two-time Tony Award® winner) James Earl Jones and will be shown on the big screen at Leiston Film Theatre on Sunday 25th May at 5.30pm, with a unique live question and answer with Angela Lansbury from the BFI South Bank.


This marvellous comedy-drama based on the 1989 film tells the story of the decades-long relationship between a stubborn Southern matriarch and her compassionate chauffeur. An iconic tale of pride, changing times and the transformative power of friendship, the play has warmed the hearts of millions of theatregoers worldwide. The production was originally filmed at The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne, Australia in 2013.


Driving Miss Daisy: The Play will be broadcast from the BFI South Bank in London on Sunday 25th May, followed by the question and answer session which will provide an insight in to Angela’s motivations for performing in the play and a look back at her incredible career in film and on the stage.


Leiston Film Theatre are delighted to be screening this wonderful unique comedy-drama complete with live questions and answers form Angela Lansbury, as part of the centenary celebrations. Wayne Burns, manager says ‘Driving Miss Daisy is truly a great film, so we are all looking forward to seeing it as a stage production. This is a brilliant show to debut our satellite equipment and hoping that our patrons will thoroughly enjoy this show as we will be bringing many more live shows to our screen via satellite, especially for our centenary. Not forgetting that our new premier seating and authentic cuddle seats would have newly been installed, so you can get the full V.I.P treatment while enjoying the show.’   


Tickets are on sale from Tuesday 8th April and to celebrate this special show and the centenary a special offer of 100 pennies for 100 years off all tickets brought in April. To book your tickets please visit our box office, call on 01728 830549 or click here to book online Tickets are priced £12.50 and £11.50.


David Esbjornson’s acclaimed, smash-hit theatrical production of Driving Miss Daisy: The Play has dazzled audiences and critics alike on Broadway and the West End, so don’t miss out on the sparkling funny, irresistibly heart-warming tale, with an unmissable stella cast on Sunday 25th May at Leiston Film Theatre, book your tickets today!      


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