Adam Smith Theatre

Adam Smith Theatre
Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY1 1ET
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Acari: Comedy Hypnotist

What can you say about an entertainer who puts some of his audience members to sleep? If his name is ACARI, then quite a lot! This charismatic performer will have you in hysterics when he puts his volunteers through their paces during his Hypnotic Comedy Show. As a member of the Federation of Ethical Stage Hypnotists…

Fri 28 Oct

Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods

  • 4 stars
  • 2014
  • France/Belgium
  • 85 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Louis Clichy, Alexandre Astier
  • Cast: Jack Whitehall, Nick Frost, Greg Davies, Matt Berry, Catherine Tate, Harry Enfield, Dick & Dom, Jim Broadbent
  • UK release: 19 August 2016

Julius Caesar devises a plan to assimilate the indomitable Gauls by building a luxury housing development in the forest surrounding their village. Much the slickest animated Asterix adaptation, with a sharply-written script which combines satire on capitalism with people being hit in the face with fish; the British dub…

Sat 15 Oct

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A Bench On The Road

A Bench on the Road is an international play telling the stories of six women in the Italo- Scottish community. The Italo-Scottish community constitutes a large and vibrant ethnic group in Scotland and Italians have contributed to the development of Scotland’s identity through time and history. A Bench on the Road is led…

Fri 23 Sep

£12 (£10; Children £10) / 01592 583302

The BFG

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US/UK
  • 117 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Written by: Roald Dahl (novel), Melissa Mathison (screenplay)
  • Cast: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Bill Hader, Rebecca Hall
  • UK release: 22 July 2016

Eight year old Sophie (Barnhill) looks out her window one evening to discover something terrifying – the Big Friendly Giant (Rylance), who unlike his giant brothers doesn't actually want to eat her. Magical, funny and surprising stuff from Spielberg, lacking only some of the menace of Dahl's original, but genuinely…

Sat 17 Sep

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01592 583302

The Big Sleep

  • 1978

USA I 114 mins I U Director: Howard Hawks Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely Raymond Chandler’s hardboiled crime novel provided the seed for a film noir classic, as private detective Philip Marlowe (Bogart) gets deeply entangled in both a murder mystery and the arms of a femme fatale (Bacall). The…

Fri 16 Sep

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01592 583302

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Jason Bourne

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 123 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Paul Greengrass
  • Cast: Matt Damon, Alicia Vikander, Julia Stiles

Jason Bourne (Damon) is back with a vengeance, literally this time, as information about the death of his father leads him to go up against CIA Director Dewey (Jones) and new nemesis Heather Lee (Vikander). Stonking action, high stakes, amazing chases, Damon is sensational: the perfect 'soft reboot'.

Fri 23 Sep

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Bridget Jones's Baby

  • 2016
  • UK
  • Directed by: Sharon Maguire
  • Cast: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey

The continuing adventures of British publishing executive Bridget Jones as she enters her 40s.

Café Society

  • 2016
  • US
  • 96 min
  • Directed by: Woody Allen
  • Written by: Woody Allen
  • Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell

Woody Allen’s latest film, which was selected to open the Cannes Film Festival. set in the 1930s Bobby (Eisenberg) heads out to Hollywood in search of an exciting future and falls for Vonnie (Stewart), the secretary of his successful producer uncle Phil (Carell).

Tue 25 Oct

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Fri 28 Oct

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The Carer

  • 92 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: János Edelényi
  • Cast: Brian Cox, Coco König

Brian Cox stars as Sir Michael Gifford, a retired Shakespearean actor living in a country manor who suffers from Parkinson’s.

Fri 30 Sep

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Carry on Screaming!

  • 1966
  • UK
  • 97 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Gerald Thomas
  • Written by: Talbot Rothwell
  • Cast: Harry H. Corbett, Kenneth Williams, Jim Dale, Charles Hawtrey, Fenella Fielding, Joan Sims, Angela Douglas

Fri 16 Sep

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The Childhood of a Leader

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • UK / France / Hungary
  • 118 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Brady Corbet
  • Cast: Berenice Bejo, Liam Cunningham, Tom Sweet, Robert Pattinson, Stacy Martin
  • UK release: 19 August 2016

An American diplomat (Cunningham) and his European wife (Bejo), living in France in 1919 for the Versailles negotiations, have a pretty son (Sweet) who develops into a horribly spoiled brat. Ambitious and well-crafted but pretentious and narratively unconvincing fable from actor-turned-director Corbet.

Fri 14 Oct

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Cinderella

You Shall Go to the Ball… Cinderella dreams of escaping the life she has fallen into. With the arrival of invitations to Prince Charming’s grand ball, it seems she may get her wish. However, the Ugliest Sisters in pantoland are determined to keep her as their servant, but with the help of Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother and…

Tue 13 Dec

£13.50 / 01592 583302

…and 20 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

Daniel Sloss: So?

The Scottish comedian, and recent recipient of the 2016 Sydney Comedy Festival 'Best of the Fest' International Award, presents his latest show.

Sat 1 Oct

£14.50 / 01592 583302

Frankenstein By Blackeyed Theatre

Blackeyed Theatre In association with South Hill Park Presents the world premiere of FRANKENSTEIN By Mary Shelley Adapted by John Ginman Director Eliot Giuralarocca, Composer Ron McAllister, Musical Director Ellie Verkerk, Designer Victoria Spearing “Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” A brand new…

Wed 26 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50; Children £10.50) / 01592 583302

Hell or High Water

  • 2016
  • US
  • 102 min
  • Directed by: David Mackenzie
  • Cast: Dale Dickey, Ben Foster, Chris Pine

A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.

Sat 29 Oct

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • New Zealand
  • 101 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Taika Waititi
  • Cast: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rhys Darby, Rima te Wiata
  • UK release: 16 September 2016

Urban malcontent Ricky (Dennison) reluctantly goes to the NZ countryside with foster aunt Bella (te Wiata) and her gruff husband Hec (Neill). When a tragic event prompts Ricky to run off, Hec goes after him, but the authorities assume that Hec's kidnapped Ricky. Simple, affecting comedy that builds into full-on action…

Sun 20 Nov

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Jerry Sadowitz: Comedian, Magician, Bawbag!

Angry brilliance, with magic and stand-up, from the hurricane of Sadowitz. Adults only, and hard-to-offend ones at that.

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live: The Entertainer

  • 2016
  • Directed by: Rob Ashford
  • Cast: Kenneth Branagh, John Hurt, Sophie McShera

Set in post-war Britain John Osbourne's play The Entertainer follows failing music hall performer Archie Rice, played here by Rob Ashford.

The Lady Boys of Bangkok

The colourful and light-hearted cabaret featuring the showgirls of Thailand's capital.

Wed 31 Aug

£25 (£22; Children £22) / 0871 705 0705

Thu 1 Sep

£25 (£22; Children £22) / 0871 705 0705

Fri 2 Sep

£25 (£22; Children £22) / 0871 705 0705

Sat 3 Sep

£25 (£22; Children £22) / 0871 705 0705

The Legend of Tarzan

  • 2 stars
  • 2016
  • 110 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: David Yates
  • Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson, Margot Robbie, Djimon Hounsou, Christoph Waltz
  • UK release: 6 July 2016

The fifth Earl of Greystoke, aka Tarzan (Skarsgård), is manipulated into returning to his beloved Congo by the dastardly Belgian Léon Rom (Waltz); punchy action and tree-swinging ensue. Despite Samuel L Jackson as a sassy sidekick, it's a turgid, anonymous tale of a Caucasian liberator which pleases neither…

Sun 28 Aug

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The Man who Followed his Legs (and Kept on Walking)

Entertaining and moving story based on true events. Ages 10+.

Tue 25 Oct

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

  • 2016
  • US
  • Directed by: Tim Burton
  • Written by: Jane Goldman (screenplay), Ransom Riggs (novel)
  • Cast: Asa Butterfield, Eva Green, Ella Purnell, Chris O'Dowd, Allison Janney, Terence Stamp, Kim Dickens, Rupert Everett, Judi Dench, Samuel L. Jackson

Jacob stumbles across a strange island after following a trail of clues. He finds Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children and discovers that the former inhabitants have remarkable powers. And they could well still be alive.

Sun 20 Nov

Miss Saigon 25Th Anniversary Performance (12A)

12A | 195mins (2hr 30min show, 30mins gala, plus 15mins interval) | UK | 2015 We are very excited to bring to the big screen the 3rd in a series of Sir Cameron Mackintosh 25th Anniversary Productions (following PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and LES MISERABLES), with the upcoming MISS SAIGON: 25TH ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCE. MISS…

National Theatre Live: The Deep Blue Sea

  • 180 min
  • 12A

Set in London in 1952, The Deep BlueSea is the story of Hester Collyer who attempts suicide following an affair with a former RAF pilot. Cracknell’s critically acclaimed new production stars Helen McCroy and Tom Burke.

Sun 4 Sep

National Theatre Live: The Threepenny Opera

  • 2016
  • 180 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Simon Stephens
  • Cast: Rory Kinnear, Rosalie Craig, Haydn Gwynne

A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. Starring Rory Kinnear and Roasalie Craig.

Thu 22 Sep

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Pete's Dragon

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 103 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: David Lowery
  • Cast: Oakes Fegley, Oona Laurence, Robert Redford, Bryce Dallas Howard, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban
  • UK release: 12 August 2016

Forest ranger Grace (Howard) discovers orphaned Pete (Fegley), who has lived in the woods for six years with a mysterious dragon named Elliott. Lowery uses old-school charm and a sense of place to make a genial fable of grief and growth pains; one of the best kids' movies of the summer.

Sat 1 Oct

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The Searchers

  • 4 stars
  • 1956
  • US
  • 119 min
  • U
  • Directed by: John Ford
  • Cast: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Natalie Wood

One of Ford's finest Westerns has Wayne as the obsessive Ethan Edwards, a man whose five-year quest to hunt down the Indians who murdered his wife and captured his young daughter has developed into a thirst for murderous revenge. With Wayne at his most intense, this is one of old Hollywood's darker, richer moments.

Fri 16 Sep

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01592 583302

Spatz & Co: Christmas Concert

“In the Mood ……… for Christmas” An afternoon of song and instrumentals from Scotland’s leading professional Showband SPATZ & Co, together with supporting act – both with a special programme of music designed to put you “in the mood for Christmas”. The Christmas Songs of Fred Astaire, Frank Sinatra, and Michael Buble…

Sun 4 Dec

Star Trek Beyond

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 82 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Justin Lin
  • Written by: Simon Pegg
  • Cast: Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, John Cho
  • UK release: 22 July 2016

Third film in the rebooted sci-fi series.

Sat 10 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01592 583302

Suicide Squad

  • 1 star
  • 2016
  • US
  • 123 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Ayer
  • Cast: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne
  • UK release: 5 August 2016

A group of incarcerated supervillains is recruited to undertake dangerous missions. The result is so conventional, it's twee: Deadshot (Smith) just wants to be a good dad, Diablo (Hernandez) spends the whole film moping and Harley Quinn (Robbie)'s idea of bad behaviour is breaking a window. With unconvincing effects and…

Thu 29 Sep

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Swallows and Amazons

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 97 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Philippa Lowthorpe
  • Cast: Rafe Spall, Andrew Scott, Kelly Macdonald, Jessica Hynes, Harry Enfield
  • UK release: 19 August 2016

Lake District, 1930: the plucky Walker siblings go up against fierce local gels Nancy and Peggy for possession of an island, while reclusive uncle Jim (Spall) is stalked by a sinister foreigner (Scott). Charmingly nostalgic kids' adventure, subtly modernised, with well-cast kids and Macdonald a pleasure as always. Sweetly…

Fri 14 Oct

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Sat 15 Oct

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Sweet Bean

  • 2015
  • 113 min
  • Directed by: Naomi Kawase
  • Cast: Kirin Kiki, Masatoshi Nagase, Kyara Uchida

A pancake stall manager hires an elderly lady after tasting her homemade bean jelly.

Wed 28 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01592 583302

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