When and where you can watch Elf and The Snowman on the big screen this Christmas
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Whether you’re a Will Ferrell fan or prefer something a little more classic at Christmas, here’s a look at some of the best festive film listings across the Norwich this year.
•Elf – Odeon Norwich
A Christmas classic if ever there was one, Will Ferrell’s comedy rom-com Elf will be showing on Saturday, December 9 at 5.40pm and Wednesday, December 12 at 20.15pm at Norwich Odeon.
•A Christmas Carol – Odeon Norwich
For those with slightly more serious tastes, A Christmas Carol starring Simon Callow will also be showing at Norwich Odeon – for one night only. The film will screen on Tuesday, December 11 at 7pm.
•The Snowman – Vue Norwich
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic Raymond Briggs picture book, Oscar-nominated animation The Snowman will be brought to Vue screens.
In a special double-bill screening, the short film will be shown back-to-back with its 2012 sequel, The Snowman and the Snowdog, on Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9.
•The CBeebies Christmas Show – Vue Norwich
The CBeebies Christmas Show is staple seasonal viewing for pre-school children and parents alike.
This year, for the first time ever it is coming to the big screen. Filmed at the Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent, Vue audiences will be able to see the classic tale of Thumbelina on Saturday, December 15.
•Zog and The Midnight Gang – Cinema City
Cinema city will be hosting free screenings of Zog, adapted from a Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler picture book, and The Midnight Gang by David Walliam’s - giving children a chance to see some of the biggest Christmas TV shows before anyone else.
On December 21 the preview tour comes to Norwich and as well as a sneak peek of the adaptations, families will also be able to walk the red carpet and pose for photos with famous props from some of the BBC’s biggest shows.