What’s on at Storyhouse

Use the filters below to explore what’s on this winter – in the building, outdoors and online.

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Activities The Reader at Home
Online

A weekly reading group on Zoom, bringing people together, and stories and poems to life.

Rams (12)
Showing until: Monday 19 April
Online

1hr 59 | Sheep-loving brothers, Colin and Les live on neighbouring ranches but have not spoken in 40 years. When a lethal illness threatens their flocks they have to put aside their long feud to work together.

Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché (12A)
Showing until: Sunday 18 April
Online

1hr 29 | Poly Styrene introduced the world to a new sound of rebellion and was the 1st woman of colour in the UK to front a successful rock band. This documentary follows Poly’s daughter as she examines her mother’s unopened artistic archive and traverses 3 continents to better understand Poly the icon and Poly the mother.

Iorram (Boat Song) (PG)
Showing until: Friday 16 April
Online

1hr 36 | The first cinema documentary entirely in Scottish Gaelic, Iorram (Boat Song) is a lyrical portrait of the fishing community in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides.

Stray (18)
Showing until: Friday 30 April

1hr 12 | A critical observation of human civilization through the unfamiliar gaze of dogs. As they search for food and shelter, strays Zeytin, Nazar and Kartal embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society. The lives of the three intersect when they each form intimate bonds with a group of young Syrians who share the streets with them.

Minari (12A)
Showing until: Friday 30 April
Online

1hr 55 | A Korean American family moves to an Arkansas farm in search of its own American dream. Amidst the challenges of this new life they discover what really makes a home.

Rose (15)
Showing until: Friday 30 April
Online

1hr 26 | Gripped by a violent, terrifying illness, Rose lives in seclusion with her husband, but the arrival of a stranger shatters the fragile refuge they have built.

Malmkrog (12A)
Showing until: Friday 14 May
Online

3hr 21 | Set in a country house in Transylvannia, the guests who come to the mansion of aristocratic landowner Nikolai are hand-picked. As they converse, dine, and play parlour games tensions mount and debate becomes heated as they discuss the politics of the day.

A Common Crime (12A)
Showing until: Friday 14 May
Online

1hr 36 | One night, Kevin, the adolescent son of Cecilia’s housekeeper, knocks on her door. Cecilia lives alone with her young child and is too afraid to let Kevin in. The next day, his body is found in a river. The neighbourhood accuses the police of having hounded the teenager and social unrest rocks the town.

Activities Not a Reading Group
Online

At Storyhouse Library we think that escaping into the world of books is a very good way to spend an hour. So if you agree, come and join us for book talk, whatever your preferred genre.

Sequin In A Blue Room (18)
Showing until: Sunday 16 May
Online

1hr 20 | Sequin is exploring his sexuality through an obsession with anonymous hook-ups, until he finds his way into the mysterious ‘Blue Room’. There, Sequin connects with a captivating stranger, but they’re separated suddenly. Utterly fixated on this man, Sequin sets off on a mission to track him down.

Women Over 50 Film Festival (WOFFF)
Showing until: Friday 14 May
Online

1hr 44 | Women Over 50 Film Festival showcases films by and about older women. This virtual ‘Best of The Fest’ is packed with award winning films about witches, warriors, and women who roar!

On Stage Live stream: Miss Julie
Tomorrow 2.30pm, 7.30pm
Online

Strindberg’s thrilling psychological drama. Crashing the servants’ party, Julie initiates a sexually-charged power game with her father’s butler.

On Stage Lunchtime Lectures – Material culture, historical objects and new dimensions to learning Chester’s Medieval past
Tue 12pm
Online

The recent ‘material turn’ within historical studies has put objects at the centre of learning. This talk will explore the impact on children of bringing everyday objects from the Medieval period into the classroom.

Sisters With Transistors (PG)
Showing until: Monday 31 May

1hr 24 | The untold story of electronic music’s female pioneers, remarkable composers who embraced machines and their liberating technologies to utterly transform how we produce and listen to music.

Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation
Showing until: Sunday 30 May
Online

1hr 21 | A story of two of the greatest writers of the past century examined in a dialogue that stretches from their early days of friendship to their final, unsparing critiques of each other.  Filmmaker Lisa Immordino Vreeland brings the two forces together in a unique and fascinating tête-à-tête.

Here Are The Young Men (15)
Showing until: Monday 31 May
Online

1hr 36 | A fresh and shocking Irish thriller featuring an all-star cast, Here Are The Young Men is an unflinching examination of toxic masculinity, written and directed by Eoin Macken.

Activities Storyhouse Women Book Club
Meeting Room

Calling all like-minded individuals of all ages with a love of books, feminism and sticking it to the Patriarchy! Come…

On Stage Live stream: Madame Ovary
Online

This is the live stream to watch at home – to buy tickets to attend the in-person event at Storyhouse…

On Stage Madame Ovary
Storyhouse Theatre

It’s January 2018. Rosa Hesmondhalgh is writing her resolutions. She is going to stop going out with plonkers, start doing…

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