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The Current War (12a)

Friday 6th September   Saturday 7th September  

Starring: Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon
Approx. running time (inc. adverts): 117 mins

The Current War at the Festival Drayton Centre

The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.

 

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison and Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse, THE CURRENT WAR is the epic story of the cutthroat competition between the greatest inventors of the industrial age over whose electrical system would power the new century. Backed by J.P. Morgan, Edison dazzles the world by lighting Manhattan. But Westinghouse, aided by Nikola Tesla, has seen fatal flaws in Edison's direct current design. Igniting a war of currents, Westinghouse and Tesla bet everything on risky and dangerous alternating current. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) and written by playwright Michael Mitnick (Sex Lives of our Parents), THE CURRENT WAR also stars Katherine Waterston, Nicholas Hoult, Tom Holland, Matthew Macfadyen, and Tuppence Middleton.

 

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Ticket Prices
Adult £6.00
Child (under 12) £5.00
Friends £5.50
Event Details
Friday 6th September   7.30pm
Saturday 7th September   7.30pm 
   
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