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Shock & Gore Party: Shaun Of The Dead

Friday 28th July

10.30pm (film begins at midnight)

Screen 2

Director: Edgar Wright

Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost

Rating: 15

UK 2004, 99mins

Zombies are a mainstay of the horror genre, forever being reinvented to suit a new generation ever since George A. Romero brought them global fame. This year’s late night Shock & Gore party will see two very different zombie films face off against each other – Romero’s Dawn Of The Dead and Edgar Wright’s rom-zom-com Shaun Of The Dead.

The night will begin in Screen 1 at 10.30pm, with themed cocktails, zombie shorts, music and videogames on the big screen, leading up to two midnight screenings. This listing is for Shaun Of The Dead in Screen 2, an affectionate homage to the zombie genre that sees Simon Pegg’s thirtysomething loser rise up against the living dead. Packed with laughs, thrills and plenty of gore, Shaun Of The Dead launched Pegg and Wright onto the global cinematic stage, leading to their cameos in Romero's own 2005 feature Land Of The Dead.