TODAY

MONDAY: What’s on in London today [27/06/22]

MONDAY 27 JUNE 2022 (A–Z) // What’s on in London today across DIY, indie & alternative cinema including one-off screen events, film seasons, film festivals & our selection of new releases.

By RADIANT CIRCUS // Twitter @radiantcircus / Instagram @radiantcircus

#QueerHorrorNights continue with a double bill of PSYCHO II & PSYCHO III at The Cinema Museum (Sunday 24 JULY 18:30): booking now!

BILLY THE KID AND THE GREEN BAIZE VAMPIRE 35mm d. Alan Clarke, 1985 + Q&A with Phil Daniels, Louise Gold & Eve Ferret presented by Lost Vampires at The Prince Charles (27 JUN 18:15).

“Rarely screened cult musical is one of the boldest and strangest films ever to emerge from the UK, a unique collaboration between director Alan Clarke, writer Trevor Preston and composer George Fenton.”

Up-and-coming snooker player, Billy Kid (Phil Daniels) is manipulated by his debt-ridden manager, T.O. (Bruce Payne) into a high-stakes grudge match with The Vampire – world champion Maxwell Randall (Alun Armstrong) – the loser agreeing never to play the professional game again. With a rousing musical score performed in surreal theatrical settings, the drama builds to a truly nail-biting snooker game climax. Part gangster parody, part rock opera, part social commentary, critic Peter Wollen described it as “arguably [Alan Clarke’s] best film” and Anne Billson proposed it was one of the “most undervalued and underseen” films of the 1980s.”



Check venues for full listings…

35MM PRESENTATIONS at The Prince Charles

007 SEASON at The Prince Charles

ALFRED HITCHCOCK IN 4K at The Prince Charles

  • REAR WINDOW d. Alfred Hitchcock, 1954 (27 JUN 13:00 – 4K).

BIG SCREEN CLASSICS: AFTER BRESSON… at BFI Southbank

CELEBRATING ANNA MAGNANI at The Garden Cinema

CELEBRATING FILM NOIR at The Garden Cinema

MENELIK SHABAZZ – FOR THE PEOPLE at BFI Southbank

OF SIN & SALVATION: THE CINEMA OF ROBERT BRESSON at BFI Southbank

SEASCAPES: OUR OCEANS ON SCREEN at Ciné Lumière

THE WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI at The Prince Charles



More tomorrow!


FAYA DAYI dir Jessica Beshir, 2022.

MOON, 66 QUESTIONS aka Selini, 66 erotiseis dir Jacqueline Lentzou, 2020

THEO AND THE METAMORPHOSIS aka Théo et les métamorphoses dir Damien Odoul, 2021



RADIANT CIRCUS is powered by monthly subscribers. Get great rewards & help #ReviveTheDark. JOIN US!


*THE SMALL PRINT: Opinions author’s own. // As accurate as we could make it. Apologies for any errors. Updates & corrections will be made to the online version only. // Event dates/times/formats are subject to change by the venue/organiser. Events may already be sold out at the time of posting, so please click quickly. // We try to list as many original format screenings as we can (8 to 70MM), but sometimes formats change due to age of the print, availability, logistics etc, so please check ahead with your venue if the format is your thing. // All images are used in the spirit of fair use for reporting & review – no ownership is implied or intended / unless otherwise credited to RADIANT CIRCUS as the original rights holder. We will remove any images immediately upon request – just get in touch. // We don’t filter our listings by age/certification: all readers & subscribers should therefore be 18+. // Finally, we always try to follow The Carny Code by “not screwing up anyone else’s game”, but everyone can make mistakes… If something does go wrong, we will always do our best to put it right. //.