Dougal and the Blue Cat at Hyde Park Picture House
Film, Sat 12 Nov 2016
Dougal and the Blue Cat
Dougal and the Blue Cat is the magical, musical and frequently surreal feature film version from 1970 of one of the all-time favourite children’s TV shows, The Magic Roundabout. The original French series and feature film were presented in the UK with dialogue re-written in English by Eric Thompson who also narrated nearly all of the characters, lending each his own inimitable style and humour. The English version of the feature is presented at LIFF30 in a rare cinema screening. There’s a new arrival in the Magic Garden, in the form of a blue cat called Buxton, which means trouble for the gang…
Map reference: SE 283351 Lat: 53.81143 Long: -1.57168
By Car From the city centre: Follow signs for A660 to Skipton (which after about a mile turns into Woodhouse Land). From north Leeds: Follow signs to A660 (Otley Road), Hyde Park is in between Headingley and Leeds city centre.
By Bus From the city centre: The 56 runs frequently and stops right outside the cinema. Alternatively take the 1, 28, 95, 96, 97 or 97A and get off at Hyde Park Corner. Or thake the 18 or 18A and get off at Cardigan Road.
By Train Take the train to Burley Park Station and take the Cardigan Road exit then follow directions to the cinema.
Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Burley Park station