The following selection of events are a mixture of films and live cinema events.


Films include a mix of blockbuster features and world cinema, all shown in The Chelmsford Picture House at the Cramphorn Studio. Each season at The Chelmsford Picture House features a selection of audio-described films – please see the full list for more information.


The live cinema events are screenings from venues around the world, including The Royal Opera House, Bolshoi Ballet and Royal Shakespeare Company, shown right here in the Cramphorn Studio. This way, you can enjoy world-class ballet, opera and other fantastic performances from some of the most prestigious venues around the world, from the comfort of your local cinema – The Chelmsford Picture House.


Please note rows A & B of the Cramphorn Studio are not tiered seating. 


Love and Mercy

Love & Mercy (12A)

Wednesday, 2 December 2015 - 8:00pm

Love & Mercy is based on the life of musician and frontman of The Beach Boys, Brian Wilson, played by Golden Globe winner John Cusack.

The Wonders

The Wonders (15)

Friday, 4 December 2015 - 8:00pm

This bittersweet, coming of age tale focuses refreshingly on the onset of adulthood and the fading of old ways.

Mr Holmes

Mr Holmes (PG)

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 - 8:00pm

Twice Oscar-nominated actor Sir Ian McKellen stars in this new twist on the world’s most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes.

45 Years

45 Years (15)

Thursday, 17 December 2015 - 8:00pm

45 Years is a powerful and enthralling British film starring Oscar-nominee Tom Courtenay and Primetime Emmy award winner Charlotte Rampling as a happy couple approaching their 45th wedding anniversary

Steamboat Bill Jr

Steamboat Bill, Jr (U)

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 - 8:00pm

This feature-length comedy silent film is the last of comedian Buster Keaton’s nine independent feature films and one of the last silent comedies ever created.


Amy (15)

Thursday, 7 January 2016 - 8:00pm

From the Oscar-winning director responsible for Senna, comes a moving, insightful and powerful documentary into the highs, lows and troubled times of music icon Amy Winehouse.

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

The Diary Of A Teenage Girl (18)

Monday, 11 January 2016 - 8:00pm

Winner of the Best International Feature Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival, The Diary Of A Teenage Girl follows a talented young cartoonist named Minnie Goetze (Bel Powley)


Eden (15)

Thursday, 14 January 2016 - 8:00pm

Eden is an exhilarating French film from amateur director Mia Hansen-Løve, which focuses on the rise of French electronic music in the 1990s.

The Second Mother

The Second Mother (15)

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 - 8:00pm

The Second Mother, winner of two awards at the Berlin International Film Festival, is a funny, warm, insightful and sharp satire into the Brazilian class system.


Tangerines (15)

Monday, 25 January 2016 - 8:00pm

Set against a beautiful Georgian backdrop, this Oscar-nominated film for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year, tells a truly poignant anti-war story that makes a bold statement for peace.