Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (PG)
is a 2015 British comedy-drama film directed by John Madden
and written by Ol Parker. It is the sequel to the superb 2012
sleeper hit film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and
features a magnificent ensemble cast consisting of stars Judi
Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton,
Ronald Pickup, Diana Hardcastle, Tamsin Greig, Tena Desae, Dev
Patel, Lillete Dubey, David Strathairn and Richard Gere.
Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is being
shown in The Corn Exchange on Friday 25th March 2016 at 7.30pm
Saturday 26th March 2016 at 7.30pm.
the story begins, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is full up
with its long-term residents, and co-managers Muriel Donnelly
(Maggie Smith) and Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel) have a dream of
expansion. They've found just the place: The Second Best Exotic
plans underway, Evelyn and Douglas (Judi Dench and Bill Nighy)
venture into the Jaipur workforce, wondering where their regular
breakfast dates will lead. Meanwhile, Norman and Carol (Ronald
Pickup and Diana Hardcastle) navigate the swirling waters of
an exclusive relationship. Madge (Celia Imrie) juggles two very
eligible suitors, and recent arrival Guy Chambers (Richard Gere)
finds a muse in Sonny's mother, Mrs. Kapoor (Lillete Dubey)
for his next novel.
his marriage to Sunaina (Tina Desai), the love of his life,
quickly approaches, Sonny finds his plans for the new hotel
making more claims on his time than he has available. Perhaps
the only one who may know the answers is Muriel, the keeper
of everyone's secrets.
the big day nears, family and guests alike find themselves swept
up in the irresistible intoxication of an Indian wedding.
is £6, with tickets available from Hamiltons Newsagents
and at the door on the evening, subject to availabilty.