The Genius of Alfred Hitchcock - Picturehouse Spotlight

The Genius of Alfred Hitchcock

Vintage Sundays celebrates one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema with an upcoming season.

Vintage Sundays revisits the unmissable work of the master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock. Screening 6 of his finest films, giving you the opportunity to experience them in the way he intended – on the big screen.

Vintage Sundays tickets are only £5 for Picturehouse Members. £8 for non-Members.


Sunday 8 July

North By Northwest (PG)

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Director: Alfred Hitchcock.
Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason. USA 1958.

The quintessential chase film, digitally restored. Cary Grant gives one of his finest performances as the self-satisfied, suave ad exec who is mistaken for a spy and pursued across the country by enemy agents.

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Sunday 15 July

Rear Window (PG)

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Director: Alfred Hitchock.
Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr. USA 1954.

When James Stewart’s photojournalist is confined to his apartment with a broken leg in a sweltering summer in New York, he begins to observe constantly the lives of those around him. Passive activity evolves into voyeuristic obsession, until he thinks he has witnessed a murder…

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Sunday 22 July

Strangers On A Train (PG)

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Director: Alfred Hitchcock.
Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker. USA 1951.

Two strangers start chatting on a train, and one of them proposes that they commit two perfect murders by killing the individuals responsible for each other’s problems.

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Sunday 29 July

Rebecca (PG)

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Director: Alfred Hitchcock.
Starring: Joan Fontaine, Laurence Olivier. USA 1940.

A timid young woman meets and falls in love with a wealthy widower whilst in Monte Carlo. After a whirlwind romance and wedding, she travels to her new English country estate but finds her joy short lived when she discovers that Rebecca – her husband’s first wife – exerts a ghostly hold over everything there.

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Sunday 5 August

Psycho (15)

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Director: Alfred Hitchcock.
Starring: Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins. USA 1960.

Hitchcock’s landmark masterpiece of the macabre stars Anthony Perkins as the troubled Norman Bates, and Janet Leigh as Marion Crane who after stealing $40,000 takes a wrong turn in a storm and arrives at the isolated Bates Motel…

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Sunday 12 August

Vertigo (PG)

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Director: Alfred Hitchcock.
Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes. USA 1958.

Set in San Francisco, the film creates a dizzying web of mistaken identity, passion and murder after an acrophobic detective (James Stewart) rescues a mysterious blonde (Kim Novak) from the bay and must unravel the secrets of the past to find the key to his future.

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