Film: To Sir With Love (Cert PG)
Tickets for Film: To Sir With Love (Cert PG) at Stockport Plaza
A novice teacher faces a class of rowdy undisciplined working class teenagers in this classic film that reflected some of the problems and fears that existed among young people in the 1960s. Sidney Poitier gives one of his finest performances as Mark Thackeray, an out of work engineer who turns to teaching in London’s tough East End.
The graduating class, led by Denham (Christian Roberts), Pamela (Judy Geeson) and Barbara (Lulu, who also sings the hit song), sets out to destroy Thackeray as they did his predecessor, by breaking his spirit. But Thackeray, no stranger to hostility, meets the challenge by treating the students as young adults who will soon enter a workforce where they must stand or fall on their own…