image for Film 12A item typeFilm: Battle of the Sexes at Pomegranate Theatre

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Film 12A, from 19 Jan 2018

Pomegranate Theatre

Pomegranate Theatre

Contact

Chesterfield Theatres

01246 345222

Address

Corporation Street,
Chesterfield,
Derbyshire,
S41 7TX

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Details

The 1973 tennis match between women’s world number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the Battle of the Sexes and became one of the most watched televised sports events ever, reaching 90 million viewers around the world.

As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. The fiercely private King was not only championing for equality, but also struggling to come to terms with her sexuality, as her friendship with Marilyn Barnett (Andrea Riseborough) developed. And Riggs, one of the first self-made media-age celebrities, wrestled with his gambling demons at the expense of his family and wife Priscilla (Elisabeth Shue).

Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis court, sparking discussions in bedrooms and boardrooms that continue to reverberate today. (121min)

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 19 Jan 2018 14:30
Sun 21 Jan 2018 11:00

Prices

£7.70
Concessions £5.70
Child £5.40

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 385712  Lat: 53.23660 Long: -1.42342

The Pomegranate Theatre has no car park of its own. The directions below are to the nearest car parks.

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in right hand lane and at traffic lights turn right (Spa Lane). Follow road round to left and car parks on either side.

Alternatively, on Lordsmill Street go straight on through traffic lights and round back of 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane and go straight on at 1st and 2nd set of traffic lights, approaching large roundabout with car park in middle. Keep to right hand lane and turn right into car park (Holywell Cross).

From East
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep to left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (Lordsmill Street), take right hand lane then follow route from North/South.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Chesterfield station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system

Notes

Designated wheelchair seats are available on row A and on row O (row O is more convenient for the toilet suitable for wheelchair users). Although there is no cafe at the Theatre, there is a bar which is accessible by wheelchair lift.

 
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