Screen classics Singin’ in the Rain and Some Like It Hot, alongside the popular hits Grease, The Greatest Showman and The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be shown at the Drive-In Cinema in Northgate car park produced by Chichester Festival Theatre and Chichester Cinema at New Park from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 August. Pixar’s latest family comedy Onward will complete the programme.
Chichester Festival Theatre will also present a day of outdoor performances on Monday 31 August. Hugh Bonneville headlines Family Fun in the Park, reading Judith Kerr’s The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat, with actors using puppetry to bring the stories to life. Families can also join in a fun ‘Dance-Along’.
At a concert that evening, Omid Djalili will introduce songs from the musicals with West End stars Gina Beck, Gabrielle Brooks, Rob Houchen, Julian Ovenden and Giles Terera, joined by CFT Artistic Director Daniel Evans. Songs will include a medley from South Pacific alongside hits from West Side Story, Wicked, The Sound of Music and My Fair Lady.
Tickets go on sale via the CFT website on 30 July for Family Fun in the Park, the Concert in the Park and the Chichester Drive-In Cinema; tickets for the Drive-In Cinema will also be available at chichestercinema.org.