Love Actually to be shown in Sheffield just before Christmas - with a full live orchestra! Here's how you can get tickets
Tickets are going on sale for a December showing at Sheffield City Hall of the popular film Love Actually, accompanied by a full orchestra.
The seasonal romcom that has become synonymous for so many with the festive period will be seen with the orchestra performing its soundtrack live to picture, in what is becoming an annual highlight of the holiday calendar.Love Actually in Concert has attracted sold-out audiences to other venues in previous years. The Shropshire Star described it as “a wonderfully-magical night that really got everyone into the Christmas spirit”. The Nottingham Post said the performance was “funny, heart-wrenching and downright cheeky on occasion – the musicians do not just provide the background noise but all have their moments to shine.”Directed by Richard Curtis and originally released in cinemas in 2003, Love Actually tells 10 separate yet interweaving stories of love around Christmas time.The film features an all-star ensemble cast, including Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Bill Nighy, Martine McCutcheon, Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley, Rowan Atkinson, Martin Freeman and many more.
Remembering when these 10 famous Sheffielders returned to their home cityA full, live orchestra will perform Craig Armstrong’s evocative score at these shows, with the film being projected on to a huge screen. Craig is one of the UK’s most recognised film composers, with his work being awarded a BAFTA for his Achievement in Film Music.
His other well-known film scores include Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet, Ray, Elizabeth: The Golden Age and The Incredible Hulk.
Tickets are available online on general sale from www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk from Friday, March 12.