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    UK release in selected theatres and on Sky cinema

    12 November 2021


    Phoebe Dynevor (Bridgerton)
    Matthew Goode (The Imitation Game)
    Kerry Fox (Rare Beasts)
    David Morrisey (Hilary and Jackie)



    England Cinemas


    12 NOVEMBER 2021

    • London, Muswell Hill | Everyman
      London, Newham | Showcase

      Romford | Premiere
      Blackburn | Reel 
      Bluewater | Showcase de Lux
      Bristol | Showcase (Avonmeads)
      Bristol | Showcase de lux
      Burnley | Reel
      Cardiff | Showcase Nantgarw
      Chesterfield | Pomegranate
      Coventry | Showcase  de lux
      Derby | Showcase de lux
      Dudley | Showcase
      Hull | Reel 
      Leeds | Showcase de lux
      Leicester | Showcase de lux
      Liverpool | Showcase de lux
      Nottingham | Showcase de lux
      Peterborough | Showcase de lux  
      Reading | Showcase de lux
      Southampton | Showcase de lux 
      Teeside | Showcase de lux 

    15 NOVEMBER 2021

    • Stoke-on-Trent | Mitchell Arts Centre, 2 x Events 15 + 16 Nov

    16 NOVEMBER 2021

    • Bishops Stortford | South Mill Arts 
      Penarth | Snowcat Cinema, 1 x Event: Q&A with Claire Peate

    19 NOVEMBER 2021

    • Nottingham | Broadway

    Wales & Scotland Cinemas


    12 NOVEMBER 2021

    • Glasgow | Showcase de lux
      Paisley | Showcase de lux 
      Port Talbot | Reel   

    19 NOVEMBER 2021

    • Cardiff | Chapter
  • NEWS

    Find the full Sky Cinema press releases here.

    17 March 2021

    The film’s director, Claire McCarthy, said its title, The Colour Room, reflects Cliff’s artistic achievement in making colour and beauty accessible to everybody [...] With the support of other women in the factory and Shorter, she went on to design her art deco Bizarre range, with abstract, geometric and figural forms. During the Great Depression, she ensured the factory’s survival and her future as one of the greatest art deco designers, becoming one of the first women to launch a line under her own name.

    11 October 2021

    According to legend, in spite of constant resistance, Cliff insisted on putting forward her ideas while working on the floor of various Midlands potteries – to the occasional chagrin of her widowed mother (Kerry Fox) and sister (Darci Shaw). Ultimately, however, factory owner Colley Shorter – played by Matthew Goode in the adaptation – recognised her talent, apprenticing her to designer Fred Ridgeway (David Morrissey), sending her to the Royal College of Art and finally helping her establish her own studio.

    5 November 2021

    Your first ever feature film – and it stars Phoebe Dynevor and Matthew Goode and premieres on Sky. Not bad! How does it feel?

    It’s amazing, I’m so thrilled! The Colour Room has been about five years in development and it takes such a long time to get things moving – getting the script into shape, then the casting and so on. But weirdly the pandemic seemed to just accelerate everything and we actually shot the film in the pandemic, during total lockdown. It was crazy.