We’re beginning 2018 with the moving and life-affirming A STREET CAT NAMED BOB. The film tells the true story of the unlikely friendship between a young homeless busker, James Bowen, and the stray ginger cat who changed his life.
James finds the injured cat when he is living hand-to-mouth on the streets of London. He can’t resist helping the cat, who he quickly names Bob, and slowly nurses him back to health. When Bob is sent on his way, James imagines he will never see him again. But Bob has other ideas. Soon the two become inseparable and their diverse and comic adventures transform both their lives.
Directed by veteran Canadian-British film-maker Roger Spottiswoode, the film – which contains some mild bad language – stars Luke Treadaway, Bob (himself), Joanne Froggatt and Ruta Gedmintas.
“..it’s impossible to watch a film about a happy-ending story like James and Bob’s without a warm glow.” Cath Clarke – Time Out
A STREET CAT NAMED BOB (Cert:12 / 103 mins) is being screened at the War Memorial Hall, Common Road on Friday 19th January. Doors and the bar open at 7.30 and the programme starts at 8.00 p.m.
Tickets: £6 in advance from Chorleywood Bookshop, online on our current season page or on the door – if still available.