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Swans' Story Gets Welsh Premiere

Swansea City staff and some players will attend a special showing of a film written about the Clubs 10-year rise up the leagues later.

The documentary film shows Swansea City’s dramatic journey from near extinction, before reliving the rise of the club from the depths of League Two to the heights of the Premier League.

The film has been released to cinema audiences for one week only and got its UK premiere in Leicester Square on Friday.

Its Welsh premiere is being held at the Odeon Cinema in Parc Tawe this evening.

First team coach Alan Curtis features in the film, directed by Marc Evans and produced by Mal Pope he says:

“I think it is a story everyone will enjoy whether a football fan or not.

“Even though I experienced it I’m glad Swansea’s amazing journey about how the underdogs came through will now be shown on the big screen.”

“Plenty of cinemas are showing the film, if you have the opportunity go and see it, do it!”

Fans can pre-book their tickets to see Jack to a King at the Empire Cinema in London’s Leicester Square, which will screen two showings a day for seven days.

Odeon cinemas in Swansea, Llanelli, Bridgend and Cardiff will also be showing the film for 7 days from Friday, September 12.

A full list of cinema’s showing Jack to a King in Wales include:

  • Odeon, Swansea, Llanelli, Bridgend, Cardiff – September 12 onwards (7 days)
  • Cineworld, Newport – September 12 onwards (7 days)
  • Reel, Port Talbot – September 12 onwards (7 days)
  • Showcase, Nantgarw – September 12 onwards (7 days)
  • Gwyn Hall, Neath – September 29 (1 day) includes Q&A about film
  • Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan – October 3,5,6,8,9,10 (6 days)
  • Gwyn Hall, Neath – October 7 (2 days)
  • Weyside Arts Centre, Builth Wells – October 10 (2 days)
  • Neuadd Dwyfor, Pwllheli – October 17 (1 day) includes Q&A about film
  • Arts Centre, Pontardawe – October 22 (1 day) includes Q&A about film
  • The Torch, Milford Haven – October 27 (1 day) includes Q&A about film

More cinema dates are likely to be added in the near future, which will be posted on www.jacktoaking.com.

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