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Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone at Alexandra Palace (#)

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Nick Cave sitting at the piano in Alexandra Palace

This screening sees Nick Cave play his songs at the piano in a rarely seen stripped back form, from early material, right through to the most recent Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds album.

The film features tracks including Into My Arms, The Mercy Seat, Higgs Boson Blues and Girl In Amber. Recorded in June 2020 and initially imagined as an online only event, fans will can now watch the film in cinemas as an extended cut, featuring four unseen performances.

Recorded as the UK slowly emerged from lockdown and conceived as a reaction to the confinement and isolation of the preceding months, Idiot Prayer is a souvenir from a strange and precarious moment in history. The performance was filmed by award winning cinematographer Robbie Ryan (The Favourite, Marriage Story, American Honey) in Alexandra Palace’s stunning West Hall.

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2020 UK Dir Nick Cave, Robbie Ryan 100min

 

We’ve brought in measures to keep you safe, in line with government guidelines. 

Under new guidelines, we’ve fewer available seats in our cinema and fewer screenings so we can clean between shows. You can only sit in the same seating cluster as someone from your own household (or support bubble) and we ask you to not swap seats so we can maintain a safe distance between you and other groups.

Tickets must be booked online in advance.

£10

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Subject to availability. No booking fee.

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