Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Watch the film, and take a look at our copy GEN11 – the most expensive stage prop ever used.
Date: Tues 14 Feb 2023
Time: 14:00 hrs
Venue: The former Bristol Imax Cinema, Bristol Aquarium
Price: £10 Adult/ FREE under 16
Dir: Ken Hughes (1968)
UK, 144 mins, cert U
Slapstick 2023 launches its festival-wide salute to comedy and music with a family-friendly screening of the fantasy adventure centred on a magical car.
Taking inspiration from a novel by James Bond creator Ian Fleming, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was co-scripted by Roald Dahl and features a dozen songs from the Oscar-winning Sherman Brothers and stars lifelong Charlie Chaplin, Stan Laurel and Buster Keaton fan Dick Van Dyke.
As an added treat for ticket holders, a replica of the car, as seen on Strictly Come Dancing and the 50th Anniversary celebrations at Pinewood Studios, will be in Millennium Square for selfies from 12 midday on the 14th Feb.
RUNNING TIME APPROX 3 hr including an interval.