Mad Love: Valentine’s screening at The Old Operating Theatre

Location: The Old Operating Theatre

February 14, 2019 - February 14, 2019

The annual Valentine’s Day horror screening returns to the Old Operating Theatre.

“Completely horrible” – Time Magazine.

The British Board of Film Classification originally intended to ban ‘Mad Love’ (1935); a deranged inspection of Grand Guignol villainy. An accomplished but lustful surgeon (Peter Lorre in arguably his greatest performance) is driven to psychotic behaviour over his perverse obsession with an actress.

A hugely successful example of 1930’s horror at its most unhinged and portentously Germanic, this tale of madness, murder, dismemberment and forced love is also a wicked, penetrative chunk of psychological study.

The film will be preceded by an introduction by Gareth Miles.

Doors will open at 6:30 PM.

Tickets: £12.00

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