Slapstick Gala Tickets on Sale Now!
Buster Keaton is coming to Slapstick 2015 with
the world premiere of a brand new score forKeaton classic “Seven Chances” at the Slapstick Festival Gala!
We are thrilled and delighted to announce that the feature film for the eleventh Slapstick Comedy Gala will be Buster Keaton’s Seven Chances (1925), in beautifully restored colour-toned black & white and colour!
Festival director Chris Daniels says “This film is such a classic I can’t believe we haven't screened it yet at the gala, it’s a real treat and one of Buster’s funniest”.
The event will be a triple bill with Chaplin making an appearance in his classic THE IMMIGRANT (1917) as well as Laurel and Hardy joining us in tit-for-tat caper BIG BUSINESS (1929).
We will be announcing the host in September and you can buy your tickets HERE now!!! Watch this space for more details of the 2015 festival! As well as on Facebook and Twitter!
Find out more about Seven Chances at the Slapstick Comedy Gala HERE!
Exciting Discovery on Keaton's The General!
As we announce that Buster Keaton will be headlining our 2015 gala event we are thrilled to hear news that behind the scenes stills and documents for Keaton's The General have recently been discovered! Including the only known script for the film! We'll be following the story and keeping up to date with developments, so keep an eye out on Facebook and Twitter. Read more HERE .
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Previous Festivals Page
We are very excited as our events archive from the last ten years is now live on our brand new Previous Festivals page! You can see what Slapstick has been up to and how the festival has grown and developed over the last ten years. This new addition to the website gives the opportunity to show the diverse range of events and films we have had the opportunity to screen at the festival, and really shows how unique Slapstick Festival is!