Lost Vampires presents a special 35mm screening of BILLY THE KID AND THE GREEN BAIZE VAMPIRE, the one-of-a-kind cult classic together with a live Q&A featuring lead actor Phil Daniels at The Prince Charles Cinema (27 JUN 18:15).
Submitted by Lost Vampires
- BILLY THE KID AND THE GREEN BAIZE VAMPIRE dir Alan Clarke, 1986 + Q&A with lead actor Phil Daniels
- 27 JUNE 2022 // 18:15 // The Prince Charles Cinema // London WC2H 7BY
- Tickets: £12.50-15.00 // BOOKING NOW!
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.
Lost Vampires is proud to present a special 35mm screening of this one-of-a-kind cult classic together with a live Q&A featuring lead actor Phil Daniels.
Lost Vampires presents BILLY THE KID AND THE GREEN BAIZE VAMPIRE 35mm + Q&A with Phil Daniels at The Prince Charles (27 JUN 2022), booking now!
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