The Personal History of David Copperfield (PG)

Dev Patel as David Copperfield

A fresh and fantastic new adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel of one man's journey.

Armando Iannucci directs an impressive British cast in his latest film, a labour of love and homage to Dickens' writing. This whimsical and fast-paced adaptation stars talented new-comer Jairaj Varsani as the young David Copperfield who finds himself facing hardship after his widowed mother marries the evil Edward Murdstone. 

The adult Copperfield (Dev Patel) struggles to find his feet amongst the confusion of love, money, family and class. Co-starring Tilda SwintonHugh LauriePeter Capaldi and Ben Whishaw, this is another delightfully funny and tender turn from Iannucci.

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UK 2019 Dir Armando Iannucci 119 min

Audio Description headsets are available for all screenings of The Personal History of David Copperfield in Cinema 2 & 3. 

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