Hammersmith-born movie star to introduce double-bill of his films

1917 star George MacKay will be at Riverside Studios for a Q&A and screenings of two of his best films.

George MacKay
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Hammersmith-born actor George MacKay is heading back to W6 to introduce a double-bill at Riverside Studios, consisting of two of his most intriguing films.

MacKay is best known for starring in the Oscar-winning World War I drama 1917, as well as also appearing in Pride, Peter Pan and the BBC adaptation of Birdsong.

On Saturday 15 June, he will be at the Riverside Studios for a screening of his latest movie, followed by one of his biggest lead roles.

Up first is new release The Beast. This sci-fi-tinged adaptation of a Henry James story spans multiple time periods and co-stars former Bond girl Lea Seydoux.

George will there for a Q&A after the movie.

George MacKay and Lea Seydoux in The Beast

He will then stick around to introduce 2019’s True History of the Kelly Gang, in which he stars as the infamous real-life Australian outlaw, alongside Russell Crowe and Nicholas Hoult.

The Beast is at 4pm, followed by True History of the Kelly Gang at 7.30pm (make sure you are seated by 7.25pm to catch George's introduction!).

You can buy standalone tickets for each show or buy a ticket for both at the same time and get 40% off the total price.

Filmed in H&F

H&F doesn’t just produce movie stars – lots of television shows and films are also shot in our borough.

Most recently, you might have seen Lower Mall in Hammersmith appear in both Netflix’s One Day and the Amy Winehouse biopic Back To Black.

Find out about more recent H&F appearances on the big and small screens here, including the BBC’s SAS Rogue Heroes, Sky’s Gangs of London, and the latest James Bond movie No Time To Die

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