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Monty Python’s Flying Exhibition hits the Southbank

In this it's 50th year, there's an exhibition about Monty Python at the BFI Southbank as part of their series of film screenings.


Tickets Alert: Monty Python season coming to the BFI Southbank

Celebrate half a century of absurdity, songs, jokes and genius, from Britain’s best-loved comedic sextet.


Tickets Alert: The Dark Crystal exhibition

There's an exhibition for a couple of weeks at the BFI Southbank all about the new Dark Crystal prequel TV series.


Queen Victoria as seen on screen at the BFI

One of a number of attempts to jump on the QV200 anniversary, the BFI has taken a look back at the black and white queen as seen on the silver screen.


Working class heroes at the BFI

An exhibition at the BFI Southbank looks at the working class people who went onto stardom on the silver screen.


Tickets Alert: The Long Good Friday

If you want to see London's docklands before the bankers and towers arrived, when it was gangsters and violence, then there's a chance to see The Long Good Friday on a big screen next month.


The early American film star who made it good in London

There's a space at the BFI which hosts small exhibitions to actors past, and at the moment, it's devoted to one of the movie world's earliest African-American stars, who was almost as well known for his socialist views.


Another Shakespearean Display – of Film Props

Shakespeare wrote for the theatre, and most of us still think of the plays as something to be seen live on a stage, but they also appear on another stage -- the soundstage of a film set.


Daisy Daisy — 2001 to return to the big screen

There are few films that can truly be said to belong solely on the big screen, but the bizarre and epic 2001, A Space Odyssey is surely one of them.


London Moves Me

London is probably the only place where people will sit on stone flooring, outdoors on a cold night and watch silent movies about transport 100 years ago – was roughly how last night’s event in Trafalgar Square was introduced to


The Fugitive Futurist – or how the Thames was drained of water

I am a bit of a fan of how people in the past thought the future would look like, and my memory was recently prompted to recall a short black&white film I saw for the first time last year –