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Quartet charity screening and Amore performance


Preview by Jack Foley

QUARTET, Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, will honour the Musicians Benevolent Fund with special gala previews nationwide on Tuesday, December 11, ahead of its general release on January 1, 2013.

The film, with a cast boasting Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon and Sheridan Smith, will be preceded by a special performance by classical pop quartet Amore, and an introduction by soprano Lesley Garrett – broadcast live from London.

Following the screening, audiences across the country will be treated to an on-stage Q&A with members of the cast and crew including stars Billy Connolly, Tom Courtenay, Sheridan Smith and screenwriter Ronald Harwood.

Film fans can watch the live broadcast and film at special gala previews at over 100 cinemas nationwide, from 6:45pm – check to find a cinema near you.