Returning to Oz

 
 

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Returning to OzCelebrating the release of Sam Raimi's 'Oz: The Great and Powerful', the first major film to be set in L Frank Baum's magical fantasy world for nearly thirty years, the BFI is hosting Returning to Oz, a season of cinematic visions around the theme of Oz. Films will include 'The Wizard of Oz', starring Judy Garland; 'Wiz' a Motown interpretation with Michael Jackson and Diana Ross; and 'The Patchwork Girl of Oz', scripted by Baum himself but substantially different from the book. 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' is an upcoming Disney fantasy adventure film that takes inspiration from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz but is set before the film 'The Wizard of Oz'.

Competition:
LondonTown.com has teamed up with the BFI to offer two lucky readers a set of family tickets to the event, plus a copy of a new Puffin book, 'Oz The Great and Powerful', which is based on the new Disney movie.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question:Who stars as Oz in Raimi's 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'?

Tickets are valid for one movie showing of the season. Please send your answer to competitions@londontown.com with 'Returning to Oz' in the subject header by midday on Wednesday 6th March 2013. Please also include your full name, contact number and postal address within the email. First two names out of the hat win. Good luck!

 

About BFI Southbank

Originally the National Film Theatre, the BFI Southbank is the perfect film buff's cinema, with three large screens and a smaller studio space showing up to 2000 films a year ranging from classics to independent movies as well as gala openings. It's also the heart of London's many film festivals, and the place to go to see obscure arts films, classics, and seasons of works by great directors. More about BFI Southbank

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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  32% off
    1 Addington Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
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    London > Attractions > Museums
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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
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    Eat Cafe
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    Canteen
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 11 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 15 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    Jubilee Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Returning to Oz
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
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    VENUE  BFI Southbank 
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