2nd March 2022 7:00 pm
Wednesday 2nd March 2022 – THE COURIER (12A)
Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze and Rachel Brosnahan
Bar & Doors at 7pm, film at 7.30pm
The true story of British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) unwittingly recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. Forming an unlikely partnership in the hope of preventing a nuclear confrontation, Wynne and Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) work together to provide the crucial intelligence used to defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.
In the shadow of the Cold War a letter from Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) an agency of the Soviet Union received by MI6 stating the concern of Penkovsky about world safety and his anxiety about a nuclear war, So Emily Donovan (Rachel Brosnahan) a CIA Agent reached out to MI6 Agent Dickie Franks (Angus Wright) , who recruited British salesman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) to be their spy.
“An explosively tense story that focuses on the friendship that develops between two men on opposite sides, and it is plainly wonderful.” Deborah Ross, The Spectator
Tickets at £4 each will be available from the Shop, the White Hart and Essence Hair & Beauty from mid-February (subject to any revised Government Restrictions).