Win tickets to the Quartet charity gala!
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, 2012, ahead of its general release on January 1, 2013 and we have a pari of tickets to give away to the main event in London!
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.
Not in London? Watch the live broadcast and film at special gala previews at over 100 cinemas nationwide, from 6:45pm – check www.quartetmovie.com to find a cinema near you.
Lifelong friends Wilf (Billy Connolly) and Reggie (Tom Courtenay), together with former colleague Cissy (Pauline Collins), are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers.
Every year on Giuseppe Verdi’s birthday, the residents unite to give a concert to raise funds for their home. But when Jean Horton (Maggie Smith), a former grande dame of the opera fallen on hard times, also Reggie’s ex-wife and the fourth and most celebrated member of their former quartet, moves into the home to everyone’s surprise, the plans for this year’s concert start to unravel.
Win tickets to the gala screening
For your chance to win, simply answer this question:
Q. Quartet is the debut feature for which new director?
A) Dustin Hoffman
B) Tom Hooper
C) Paddy Considine
Simply send the answer to Quartet gala competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email
Quartet will be released in cinemas nationwide on January 1, 2013.
Watch the trailer: