Agatha Christie Underground Film Festival

As part of the Agatha Christie Fringe Festival we are hosting a unique underground film festival with Agatha Christie classics and gripping Crime Thrillers.

Date: 7th to 11th September
Agatha Christie Underground Film Festival

Our pop-up underground cinema offers a unique experience like no other! Sit back, relax, and watch a movie in a deckchair in Britains Oldest Home!  It's been home to Neanderthals and Ice Age animals including woolly mammoths, bears & lions. You'll be immersed in this incredible environment as you're entertained...Plus we have a Cave Bar!!!

FILMS saturday 7th september

knives out (12A)

Saturday 7th September


When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. Written and directed by Rian Johnson. 

Death on the nile (1978)

Saturday 7th September 


As Hercule Poirot (Sir Peter Ustinov) enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey? Directed by John Guillermin.


evil under the sun (1982)

Tuesday 10th September


Sir Peter Ustinov returns as Poirot to solve a mysterious death in a glamorous hotel in the Mediterranean. The star-studded cast includes Maggie Smith, Jane Birkin, James Mason, Roddy McDowall and Dianna Rigg. Directed by Guy Hamilton. 

Clue (PG)

Tuesday 10th September 


A group of characters are summoned to a mysterious mansion where they discover that they are all blackmail victims. An evening of confusion follows as characters fall victim to murder and survivors attempt to discover the killer in this black comedy murder mystery based on the game of Cluedo/Clue. 



Wednesday 11th September


Having concluded a case, detective Hercule Poirot (Albert Finney) settles into what he expects will be a relaxing journey home aboard the Orient Express. However, when an unpopular billionaire is murdered en-route everyone on board the train is a suspect. Directed by Sidney Lumet. 

see how they run (2022)

Wednesday 11th September 


In 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered. When a world-weary inspector and an eager rookie constable take on the case, they find themselves thrown into a puzzling whodunit within the glamorously sordid world of underground theatre.

Prices  £14.00 per person
Booking Booking essential
Times 6pm and 8.30pm
Age Restriction Please see individual film


Important information:

Tickets are for entry to the cinema only. All films will start promptly so please allow plenty of time to arrive and choose your seats. Seating is provided (weight restriction of 17 stone; for more information please call). The caves are a constant temperature of 14c. We recommend sensible footwear and dress up warm - visitors are welcome to bring blankets. Under 16's must be accompanied by a full paying adult. 

Please note: only food and drink purchased from Firestone Kitchen and our cave bar will be allowed into the cinema. We have a strict no litter policy in the caves for conservation purposes.

Accessibility: The Cave Cinema is located in one of our most accessible cave chambers. Please note there is a slope, which all visitors will need to walk down. Otherwise accessing the cinema is relatively easy. We regret that we are unable to allow mobility scooters into the cinema. We ask that wheelchair users wanting to access the cinema call the caves on 01803 215 136 so arrangements can be made.