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Hunchback of Notre Dame

Film & Live Orchestra: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Part of Artists in our Midst

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Come and experience this epic story and production with the Bristol Ensemble – A Flicker Alley restoration with live orchestra celebrating 100 yrs since it was first released in Sept 1923. Not to be missed!

This event has been rescheduled from 24 September 2023 because unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the new score for the concert would not have been ready in time for the original date. Our Box Office is in touch with all affected ticketholders directly.

Hunchback is a huge production: the sets depicting 15th-century Paris covered nineteen acres of Universal Pictures’ back lot and included the façade of Notre Dame Cathedral. Filming took six months and the climactic sequence employed two thousand extras, but it’s Lon Chaney’s performance that makes the character unforgettable.

The Hunch back of Notre Dame premiered at New York’s Astor Theatre on September 2,1923.The success of the film was immediate; it made Carl Laemmle and Universal Pictures a fortune, and turned Lon Chaney into a screen legend. This edition is restored and mastered by Flicker Alley from a multi-tinted 16mm print struck in 1926 from the original camera negative. Screened with a symphonic score by Robert Israel.

Pre-event Food & Drink

Enjoy delicious drinks and light bites from our Café Bar ahead of the event.

Available to pre-order when booking your tickets, you can choose from a selection of house drinks on arrival, accompanied by a board of bread, olives and dips (all Vegetarian). Just select which option – for one or two people – you would like, before checkout.

Your pre-ordered food and drink will be available to collect from the Café Bar from 60 minutes before the event. It’s the perfect way to begin your event experience at St George’s!