Town to host movie world premiere

13 March 2012

THE world premiere of the film of The Passion, The Gospel of Us, starring Michael Sheen, will take place in Port Talbot after the memory event next month.

Security squads played a key role in The Passion. Picture Paul Starling

Director Dave McKean has woven together the play’s key dramatic scenes into a two-hour adaptation of The Passion. The Gospel of Us is a Rondo Media production in association with the Film Agency for Wales, co-produced with National Theatre Wales and WildWorks.

The world premiere will take place at the Apollo Cinema, at a screening introduced by Dave McKean and Michael Sheen.

Tickets will be available from the Apollo box office on 0871 220 6000 and from

Additional public screenings will take place on Easter Monday (April 9) in Port Talbot, details to be announced.

The Gospel of Us will play in cinemas across the UK throughout the spring, following the world premiere in Port Talbot.

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