The Duchess

2nd Apr 2009 - 7:30pm

Studio Theatre

Throughout the year, the Studio Theatre in Edge Hill University’s Centre for the Performing Arts will screen a diverse body of carefully selected films at a highly affordable price.

The Duchess (Saul Dibb, 2008) will be screened on Thursday 2nd April 2009. The film is a 12A certificate.

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, (Keira Knightley) was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.  She was a vibrant beauty and celebrity of her time but was trapped in an unhappy triangle with her husband (Ralph Fiennes) and his live-in mistress.  She falls passionately in love with an ambitious young politician, and the affair causes a bitter conflict and threatens to erupt into a scandal.

  • Running Time: 110 minutes
  • Cost for Members: £12 per annual membership (£10 concessions) and £2 on the door.
  • Cost for Non-members: £3.50 on the door.
  • Short Cuts Film Society: edgehill.ac.uk/shortcuts

Interested in learning more about film or other subjects? Edge Hill University provides degree programmes in Film Studies, Media, Performing Arts, English, Creative Writing and History. Why not find out more from our A-Z of courses or by contacting our Enquiries Unit on 0800 195 5063.