Bradford City of Film joins The Lord Mayor of Bradford and Cinema Bistro to present a unique celebratory cinematic experience marking 60 years of the Queen’s reign. The King’s Speech, tells the remarkable true story of the Queen’s father, King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. Filmed partly in Bradford and Leeds , The King’s Speech captivated audiences around the world, breaking box office records and winning an unprecedented eighty industry awards, including four Oscars!
Bill Lawrence, Director, Reel Solutions and former Head of Film at the National Media Museum , will take a behind the scenes look at The King’s Speech, which shot scenes at Bradford Bulls Stadium and Leeds ’ Elland Road , featuring hundreds of local extras in period costume.
A specially curated collection of clips from Yorkshire Film Archive will also be screened: Yorkshire Celebrates brings together 60 diamond years of film featuring preparations and celebrations for the 1953 Coronation, 1977 Silver Jubilee festivities and visits by the Queen at locations across Yorkshire, including Bradford , over the last six decades.
Please inform us in advance of any accessibility issues that you may require. Please note this film is certificate 12A.
Film + talk: £6
Film + talk + hot carvery: £16
(vegetarian option available, please state preference when booking)
Drinks will be available from the bar
Council Chambers, City Hall, Centenary Square, Town Centre, Bradford BD1 1HY
For booking, contact Bradford Visitor Information Centre:
T: 01274 433678
or in person at:
Bradford Visitor Information Centre, Britannia House , BD1 1JF