It’s a Wonderful Life [U]


Running time 130 minutes

Cast James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers

Director Frank Capra

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Next date 16th December 8:00 pm

About this event

The quintessential Christmas film, Oscar-winning director Frank Capra’s masterful drama features Jimmy Stewart as frustrated, compassionate every-man George Bailey.

George is on the brink of suicide when his guardian angel (Henry Travers) arrives to show him how his community and loved ones would have fared without him. Together they range back through George’s life, as he saves his brother from drowning, falls in love with  Mary (Donna Reed) and learns to put others before himself. Set in snowy small-town America on Christmas Eve, this very touching, very romantic reverse-Scrooge fable is a seasonal classic.

1946| USA


“If there’s one film synonymous with Christmas, it’s Frank Capra’s 1946 fantasy drama.”

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Sunday 16th December

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The Barn Cinema offers a truly unique experience: a wide-ranging film programme, including independent arthouse, world and mainstream cinema, all within a truly beautiful, renovated 15th century barn.

Film Prices

After 4pm Film: Full Price: £8.20 / Concessions: £6.95 / Young People / Student: £5.80
Before 4pm Film: All Tickets: 5.80
Monday night film: £5.80
BarnKids films: Adults: £5.80 / Children: £4.30

Concessions: Dartington Members, over 60s, full time students, young people (under 16), unemployed visitors, and DHT employees are all entitled to concessions of varying degrees. Please provide proof of eligibility at time of purchase, or at time of collection.

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The Barn is found on the Dartington estate, where a programme of events and visitor attractions operate year-round, and artists, makers, farmers, educators, craftspeople and entrepreneurs live and work – activity all inspired by our founders’ vision of a ‘many-sided life’.

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