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Borg Vs McEnroe
Until Thursday 28 September
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?
A renowned champion (Sverrir Gudnason) struggles to keep his cool as he comes up against an explosive young player (Shia LaBeouf) in a tournament that promises to set the tennis world alight.
TELL ME MORE (DON'T WORRY, NO SPOILERS)
It’s the summer of 1980 and Björn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) is the top tennis player in the world.
A powerful and rigorously disciplined player, there is only one obstacle in his pursuit of a record-breaking fifth Wimbledon championship: the highly talented but ferociously abrasive young American, John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf).
With three days until the tournament, Borg trains religiously, aided by his coach Lennart (Stellan Skarsgård) and girlfriend Mariana (Tuva Novotny). But McEnroe's wrecking-ball persona continue to infiltrate Borg's normally unshakable temperament.
With each man the antithesis of the other, both players dig deep into their memories as the climactic tournament draws near.
Visceral and breathlessly tense, the match - regarded as one of the greatest of all time - would mark the pinnacle of a ‘Fire and Ice’ rivalry set the world of tennis alight.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW:
If you choose an e-ticket when booking, the barcode on your smart phone is a ticket. Don't queue at Ground Floor Box Office, just follow the red line on the floor all the way to the cinema!
- If you don't have a smartphone, collect your ticket at Box Office or print your e-ticket and bring it with you
- There will be minimum of 15 minutes of trailers before the film begins
Mondays mean £6 single tickets or 2 for £10. Select Rich Mix Six when booking online and the discount is applied once you've logged in
Monday and Tuesday mean film for £5 for Tower Hamlets residents or Tower Hamlets employees. Simply show an Idea Store or Tower Hamlets library card when booking. Not available online
- Tuesdays and Wednesdays mean 2 for 1 tickets with Meerkat Movies. It's really easy to get a code, see comparethemarket.com for details
This event is wheelchair accessible.