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Enjoy a glittering Interlude in Prague at Leicester Square premiere

Tue, 25/04/2017
Interlude in Prague - Aneurin Barnard

A chance to rub shoulders with stars of the silver screen is on offer to Mensans at the world premiere of the romantic tragedy feature film, Interlude in Prague.

The film, which stars Adrian Edmondson, James Purefoy, Samantha Barks and Dervla Kirwan, was written by long-standing Mensan Brian Ashby, who is also the producer.

Fellow Mensan Helen Clare Cromarty is co-writer and executive producer.

The film will have its world premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square in Thursday, May 11 – and Mensa members have an exclusive invitation to join the stars at the black tie event.

After the screening, there will be a Q&A session with members of the cast and production team.

Members can apply for tickets via - click on the green Tickets tab and then Mensa VIP. Tickets cost £32.24 each, including VAT.  Tickets booked through this link will be seated together in the auditorium.

Interlude in Prague is about Mozart’s visit to Prague in 1788 to conduct the orchestra for the final performance of The Marriage of Figaro

While there, Mozart was working on his masterpiece Don Giovanni, and the dramatic happenings during his visit influenced the music and the libretto. 

The film stars Aneurin Barnard (SS-GB, War and Peace) as Mozart, alongside Adrian Edmondson (The Young Ones, One of Us), Samantha Barks (Les Miserables), Dervla Kirwan (Goodnight Sweetheart, Ballykissangel) and James Purefoy (The Hollow Crown, Churchill).

The film is a romantic tragedy of depth and beauty, carefully crafted under the skill and imagination of director John Stephenson.

Brian was introduced to John by Helen in 2012. He had started writing the original script way back in 1999, but it was only after Helen’s introduction that the trio re-wrote and polished the screenplay to achieve the finished work.

Brian is also the principal financier for the film. Two registered charities, Marie Curie and Foundation Derbyshire, will share in any profitability.

Brian and Helen would really appreciate the support of their fellow Mensans at the premiere and believe you will enjoy an Interlude in Prague.