Queen film Bohemian Rhapsody hits the big screen at the Dunamaise Arts Centre

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Queen film Bohemian Rhapsody hits the big screen at the Dunamaise Arts Centre

Queen film Bohemian Rhapsody hits the big screen at the Dunamaise Arts Centre

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer, Bohemian Rhapsody is this week’s big screen offering from the Dunamaise Arts Centre.

Freddie Mercury, best known as the lead vocalist of the British rock band Queen, defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the world’s most beloved entertainers, continuing to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.

This biographical film drama follows the singer's life from the formation of the band up to their iconic 1985 Live Aid performance at the original Wembley Stadium.

Original Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor served as consultants on the film, which was directed by Bryan Singer.

Starring Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, and Gwilym Lee. Rated 12A with a running time of 134mins.

The film was an Academy Award winner for Best Actor, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing.

Golden Globe winner for Best Actor and Best Film | Bafta Winner for Best Actor and Best Sound.

Bohemian Rhapsody screens at the Dunamaise Arts Centre in Portloaise this Wednesday, July 3, at 8pm, with tickets available priced €7/€5.