Museum Matinees – The Norman Wisdom Collection

Join us for a series of free movie matinees at the Manx Museum, starting with a selection of Norman Wisdom film classics.

  • Date Running selected Sundays at the Manx Museum 05/02/2022
  • Time Doors open at 1.30pm, film starts at 2pm.
  • Location Manx Museum, Douglas
  • Price Free admission, donations welcome.



23 January

Press For Time.

The hapless grandson of the Prime Minister, a news vendor outside Parliament, is forced into a career change by his grandfather who arranges him a job as a reporter on a small seaside newspaper. However, things do not go according to plan when the rookie reporter sets off for the coastal town of Tinmouth.

30 January

On The Beat.

A lowly car park attendant at Scotland Yard dreams of becoming a policeman like his father, but his determination to prove his worth – dressed in his father’s old uniform – only leads to chaos on the bobby’s beat.

5 February

A Stitch In Time.

A bumbling butcher’s boy takes a shine to a recently orphaned girl while visiting his boss in hospital. He vows to return to see her again – only to be banned by the hospital administrator who sees him as a troublemaker. Not to be deterred, however, the hapless youth dreams up a number of devious schemes to regain entry.

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