Viceroy's House (12A)

  • History
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  • 106 mins.
  • Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville
  • Dir. Gurinder Chadha

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Synopsis

In 1947, Lord Mountbatten, great grandson of Queen Victoria, assumed the post of the last Viceroy, in Delhi. He lived upstairs whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs. As the political elite - Nehru, Jinnah and Gandhi - converged on the House to wrangle over the birth of independent India, conflict erupted. A decision was taken to divide the country and create a new Muslim homeland: Pakistan. It was a decision whose consequences reverberate to this day.


SILVER SCREEN: WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL @ 1.30PM

Join Wyeside for a "tea and biscuits" matinee. Enjoy the pleasure of the cinema, a free cuppa with friends, and be home before dark.

Screenings aim to coincide with Builth Wells bus timetables where possible

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