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Up North Film & Television Festival

Billy Elliot

Fri 24 May, 11:00am at Copper Auditorium

Tickets: £5 , approx running time: 110mins

Age: 15

Director: Stephen Daldry

Country: UK

Year: 2000

Cast: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood

A story of class and identity that has travelled the world since its release nearly 20 years ago. 1974 in Northern England. What’s a poor boy to do? Billy’s mam is dead, his brother beats him up, his Dad’s worried about the strike, his granny lost her marbles and the streets are full of riot police. And all Billy wants to do is be a ballet dancer.

This event is part of the Square Chapel Up North: Film & Television Festival 

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