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Win a pair of tickets to an audience with Robin Hardy to celebrate The Wicker Tree

The Wicker Tree

Preview by Jack Foley

1973 saw the release of one of the most famous horror films of all time – The Wicker Man, which is now regarded as a classic of British cinema.

Now, 39 years later, comes the most anticipated horror film of 2012 – The Wicker Tree.

Once again directed by Robin Hardy and starring Graham McTavish (Rambo, 2008 and the upcoming The Hobbit, 2013), Honeysuckle Weeks (Foyle’s War), Henry Garrett (Red Tails), British favourite Jacqueline Leonard (Chaplin, Doctors) and introducing Britannia Nicol in her stunning acting debut and featuring a guest appearance from the legendary Sir Christopher Lee, this new haunting film welcomes us to a new level of terror.

A Texas gospel singer and her boyfriend, both devout evangelical Christians, are sent to Scotland on a mission to spread the word of God. After a concert in Glasgow Cathedral the pair are invited by Sir Lachlan Morrison (McTavish) to preach in his remote border village.

They assume their host simply wants to hear more about the Bible and are delighted when offered central roles in the fiefdom’s May Day celebrations, especially their custom of the Riding of the Laddie. But soon the horrifying reality dawns on the naïve couple as they learn the true significance of the Celtic pagan rites.

On Wednesday, April 25, re-live the brilliance of the 1973 original on the big screen followed by a Q&A with the film’s director Robin Hardy.

Then be prepared for one of the most anticipated films in horror-film history with the opening night screening of The Wicker Tree.

The Wicker Tree is out on DVD and Blu-Ray from April 30.

To win a pair of tickets to the event at the Prince Charles Cinema (screening start time 7:30pm), plus a signed poster and book, all you have to do is answer this simple question….

Q. In which year was the original Wicker Man released?

Simply send the answer to Wicker Tree competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email