Scrooby Community Cinema


The schedule for 2019 is:

  • December 15: Bohemian Rhapsody
  • November 17: Of Time and the City
  • October 20: Double Bill with food between - The Triplets of Belleville and The Rose
  • September 22: O Brother, Where Art Thou
:::: Summer break ::::
  • May 19: Three Billboards outside of Ebbing Missouri
  • April 14: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
  • March 17: The Shape of Water
  • February 17: Double Bill with Greek food between - Mamma Mia and Mamma Mia - Here we go again
  • January 20: The Death of Stalin

22 September 2019

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Scrooby Community Cinema presents at 8pm Sunday 22 September 2019, O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Doors open 7.30pm) at Scrooby Village Hall.

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney) is having difficulty adjusting to his hard-labor sentence in Mississippi. He scams his way off the chain gang with simple Delmar (Tim Blake Nelson) and maladjusted Pete (John Turturro), then the trio sets out to pursue freedom and the promise of a fortune in buried treasure. With nothing to lose and still in shackles, their hasty run takes them on an incredible journey of awesome experiences and colorful characters.

The Soundtrack

A triple Grammy-winning record that ranks among the best soundtrack discs of all time reached No. 1 in America in March 2002. The O Brother, Where Art Thou? album, produced by T-Bone Burnett, is a heady mix of bluegrass, country, gospel, blues, and folk music that accompanies, and very definitely enhances, Joel and Ethan Coen?s movie of the same name. From the very start, the soundtrack was conceived as integral to the film, and it was for this reason that it was recorded before filming began. Burnett?s ideas are designed to inform the filming and to give shape to the cinematography, and it works wonderfully.

Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Starring: George Clooney, JOhn Tuturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman, Holly Hunter
Screenplay: Ethan and Joel Coen, based on Homer's Odyssey
Music: T-Bone Burnett
Golden Globe for Best Actor and several other nominations
Running Time: 107 minutes
Certificate: 12

Tickets 4 per person on the door. Licenced Bar.

For more information e-mail or call 01302 719 506

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About Scrooby Cinema

Scrooby Community Cinema holds irregular seasons of film showings in Scrooby Village Hall. The screenings take place on Sunday evening at 8pm.

Since starting in March 2011 we have shown over 80 films with an average attendance of 17 people per show.

Scrooby Community Cinema is open to all, subject to film certification, as we are not a film club. Entrance is 4 per person, on the door; we aim to keep this charge as low as possible, hoping to make each event self supporting. The entrance fee goes towards the cost of the public film licence (currently 83.00 + VAT per showing) we are required to purchase. The fees are supplemented by our own licenced bar where a small selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available.

Films tend to be mainstream and English-language. The audience is asked for film suggestions at each screening. If you have a favorite film, or one you think would be popular, you can suggest a film on this page.

The projection and sound equipment was donated by the Parish Council and Village Show. We have a Bluray projector and Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound system.

Scrooby Community Cinema shows films in Scrooby Village Hall. Doors 7:30, start 8:00, 4 on the door, licensed bar. For more details, contact Stephen Lincoln (07341 386 050), Graham Robbins (07720 509 683) or James Arrowsmith (07818 450 741). Email us at Suggest a film and find more information, including audience feedback, at