Tuesday 1 February 2011


To celebrate the lead up to the Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2011, Orange is offering all customers who go to see the Orange Wednesdays ‘Film of the Week’ Hereafter on Wednesday 2 February, two free tickets to an exclusive week of screenings at Apollo and Cineworld cinemas throughout the UK starting Monday 7 February.

Apollo cinemas will be focusing on the best of homegrown talent, showing films nominated in the ‘Outstanding British Film’ category including 127 Hours, Another Year, Four Lions, The King’s Speech, Made in Dagenham. Cineworld will be showcasing films starring nominees for the Orange Wednesdays Rising Star award such as Gemma Arterton (Tamara Drewe), Andrew Garfield (The Social Network), Tom Hardy (Inception), Aaron Johnson (Kick-Ass) and Emma Stone (Easy A).

As well as free tickets, Orange customers will be able to take advantage of PizzaExpress’ 2 for 1 offer on pizza and dough balls throughout the entire week, specially extended from just Wednesdays.

Orange customers who go to see Orange Wednesdays ‘Film of the Week’ will be sent a text with an SMS code allowing them to access an online box office. Here they can book a pair of free tickets to a whole host of special screenings of BAFTA-nominated films, as well as those starring Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award nominees Gemma Arterton, Andrew Garfield, Tom Hardy, Aaron Johnson and Emma Stone.

The free screenings will take place nationwide between Sunday 6 February and Friday 11 February, at selected Apollo and Cineworld cinemas across the UK.

For more information on the Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award and to vote, visit www.orange.co.uk/bafta.

Those with tickets to Cineworld screenings will be able to see the following films;
6pm for 6.30pm
  • 7th Feb: Tamara Drewe
  • 8th Feb: Kick Ass
  • 9th Feb: Social Network
  • 10th Feb: Easy A
  • 11th Feb: Inception
Participating cinemas are Birmingham, Bolton, Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, Crawley, Didsbury, Edinburgh, Enfield, Glasgow Renfrew Street, Ipswich, Llandudno, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Sheffield, Stevenage & Wandsworth.

Apollo will be hosting the following screenings;
(Sunday 6th Feb – Thursday 10th Feb 11th Feb), 8.30pm for 9pm
  • 6th Feb: 127 hours
  • 7th Feb: The King’s Speech
  • 8th Feb: Another Year
  • 9th Feb: Four Lions
  • 10th Feb: Made in Dagenham
Participating cinemas are Piccadilly Circus, Fareham, Leamington, Burnley, Carmarthen, Altrincham, Barrow, Morecambe, Port Talbot, Redditch, Rhyl, Stafford, Stroud & Torbay.

The Orange British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 13 February.

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