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Hull Film Festival: TELL IT TO THE BEES

02/07/2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:20 pm

£6 – £8

At Vue Cinema Hull: BUY TICKETS


In 1952 Dr. Jean Markham returns to her Scottish hometown to take over her late father’s medical practice. She soon becomes ostracized by the community when she begins a passionate romance with a woman who has a young son.

TELL IT TO THE BEES | Annabel Jankel | 2018 | UK | 106 mins | No cert (TBC) Entry 18+ | English language | Drama/Romance


The Scotland of 1952 is no place for the fainthearted. When mill worker Lydia is abandoned by her philandering husband, she struggles to pay the rent and feed herself and son Charlie. Local doctor Jean is one of the few to help and a friendship develops that blossoms into a romance that will scandalise the town. Director Annabel Jankel has crafted a sensitive adaptation of the Fiona Shaw novel that captures oppressive small-town life and the way love has the power to challenge narrow minds and deep-rooted prejudices.

Starring Anna Paquin, Holliday Grainger, Gregor Selkirk, Euan Mason


“A sweet but sedate romance, anchored by a terrific turn from Holliday Grainger.” – Lewis Knight, Daily Mirror


TELL IT TO THE BEES is unrated. No one under 18 can be permitted into the cinema.


Tickets Terms and Conditions

• All films run without adverts and trailers and will be preceded by a short introduction from the festival team.
• The screening room opens 10-15 minutes before the programme begins, although the venue is open earlier.
• Hull Film Festival reserves the right to refuse admission to audience members arriving after the advertised start time.
• Tickets are unreserved seating – seat choice is first come, first served, upon doors opening, access to the VIP leather seating will be prioritised for Full Festival Passholders, which can be purchased here
• Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
Advance tickets can only be purchased by phone or online, not in person.
• Tickets can be bought from the Hull Film Festival stand at Vue Cinema Hull 30 minutes prior to the start of a performance.

** Please note: Tickets are not available via the Vue Box Office and is not included in Vue’s £4.99 ticket deal. Tickets available via Hull Box Office or on the door at the Hull Independent Cinema desk in the theatre lobby.  


6:30 pm - 8:20 pm
£6 – £8
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Hull Film Festival


Vue Hull Princes Quay
Top Deck, Princes Quay Shopping Centre
Hull, HU1 2PQ United Kingdom
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08712 240 240

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