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Nativity!

The Christmas season we go back to St Bernadette's and Mr Poppy's shenanigans

“A Christmas movie that actually captures a pocketful of its spirit” - Sky Movies

Primary school teacher Paul Madden (Martin Freeman, Sherlock) is chosen to stage the annual musical Nativity play at St Bernadette's, but with a slip of the tongue, everyone believes that Hollywood is on its way to turn all the teachers and students into stars!

In a desperate attempt to turn his not-so-little white lie around, Mr Madden flies to Hollywood with some of his young stars to entice former flame Jennifer Lore (Ashley Jensen, Agatha Raisin) back home to attend their yuletide production. Things get complicated when he discovers she's actually a Hollywood secretary, not a big shot Hollywood producer.

School principal Mrs Bevan cancels the show and gives Mr Madden his marching orders but with a room of sad little faces and the support of the endlessly eccentric teaching assistant Mr Poppy (an ebullient Marc Wootton), the show must go on - but will Hollywood come along to the party?

Nativity! also stars Alan Carr (Chatty Man), Phyllis Logan (Downton Abbey’s Mrs Hughes) and Ricky Tomlinson (The Royale Family) and is now a live stage show.

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  • DIRECTOR: Debbie Isitt
  • NONE: Debbie Isitt
  • Duration: 105 mins
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: In English
  • Date: 2009
  • Format: DCP, Colour
  • Courtesy: Roadshow Public Performance Licensing
  • Source: Roadshow Public Performance Licensing
  • Rating: G

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Event starts
Sunday 17 December, 2017
Event Ends
Wednesday 20 December, 2017
Venue
ACMI
Venue Address
Federation Square, Flinders St
Location

Victoria, Melbourne

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