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Beautiful Minds film - Elvis (rating 12A)

Wednesday 5 October 2022, 1pm

The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (played by Austin Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (played by Tom Hanks).

The film plays for 2 hours and 37 minutes.

This is a Dementia Friendly social event.

Doors open at 12:30pm, with the film starting at 1pm.

There will be an interval for tea and cakes, which are included in the ticket price. A donation for tea and cake from those that are not purchasing a ticket would be much appreciated.

Our team can help you into the theatre with your walking aid, or wheelchair if you would prefer to sit in a seat in the back row. They can then take your chair or frame outside for you until you leave. Ask member of our team when you arrive and they will be happy to help. Mobility scooters cannot be taken into the theatre but may be left in the foyer.

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Your safety is very important to us

If you have received a positive COVID-19 test or you are feeling unwell, please do not attend.

It is no longer a legal requirement to wear a face covering, but the theatre is an enclosed space and you will be in close contact with people you don't normally meet, so we strongly encourage you to wear one unless exempt. We do not have social distancing built-in to our our seating plan.

Our foyer area has been re-designed to allow a better flow of people, so you can now buy all your drinks and snacks in one place. Please keep your distance and follow the signs throughout the building. An electrostatic disinfection service helps keep our venue safer for customers and staff.

To avoid crowding, we are staggering arrival times. Please check your tickets carefully so you can arrive at the time shown below for your row of seats, and then make your way to your seat as soon as possible:

  • rows A to H – 30 minutes before the performance starts
  • rows J to P – 15 minutes before the performance starts

Coronavirus (COVID-19) disclaimer

Due to the current pandemic, all events are subject to any government restrictions in place at the time of the event. If we are unable to go ahead with the event, or if numbers have to be restricted, we will automatically transfer your tickets to the next available date. If this is not convenient, or if the show cannot be rescheduled, you will be offered a full refund or a transfer to another show.


Thameside Theatre, Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5DX