From children’s half-term treats to one-off specials, the Merlin offers a luxurious setting for film-goers, with ample legroom, a licensed bar, free parking and the option of a pre-show supper.
The National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company and independent theatre companies are now offering live and pre-recorded screenings of their nationally renowned productions to enjoy without the expense of travelling to London.
Find all these productions here
Frome Film Club
The Club runs a year round-programme of thought provoking and critically acclaimed films in a comfortable and accessible environment, and at an affordable price.
It is based in the Merlin where the plush, comfortable seats of the 240 capacity auditorium and high quality equipment provide a truly cinematic experience.
For more information and to become a member please visit www.fromefilm.co.uk
Stay For Supper
Make a night of it and come for a pre-show supper, served 45 mins before the performance. Mains at £7.50, puds for £3.50 or two courses for £10, payable on the night.
To book supper for special screenings and screened theatre see the contact details on each performance page.
To book supper for Film club nights, please go to the Frome Film Club website here
Somewhere in Ukraine, Sergey enters a specialist boarding school for the deaf, where he quickly finds he must navigate the school’s lawless, gang-style social hierarchy to survive. While it makes unsettling, confrontational viewing it is a visually arresting, ferociously engaging and unforgettable film.
Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity.
A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love.
Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.
Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5-star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, broadcast live to the Merlin from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London.