British Gala / World premiere


  • Shimmy Marcus /
  • UK /
  • 2010 /
  • 82 mins

Martin Compston, Felicity Jones, Alfie Allen, Nichola Burley, Craig Parkinson and Pat Shortt / Fiction / English

1974, and young lives are changing – on the dancefloor of the Wigan casino.

Director: Shimmy Marcus
Producer: Christine Alderson
Exec Producers: Eve Gabereau, Steve Milne, Lee Thomas
Scriptwriter: Jeff Williams
Editor: Andrew Hulme
DoP: Vladimir Trivic
Production Designer: Rachel Payne
Music: John Boughtwood

Cast: Martin Compston, Felicity Jones, Alfie Allen, Nichola Burley, Craig Parkinson and Pat Shortt

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  • #1 william mckenzie / Thursday 3 June, 2010 / 12:57 GMT

    Trying to get tikets for soulboy film, both telephone lines and web booking are not accepting any calls or bookings, absolute crap.
    I've tried many other films and they are ALL ok...this is a stinker Cineworld.Well done not.
    Looks like anyone not able to get to the doors to buy personally have had it.So i'll wait for the dvd.
  • #2 Lynn Sylvester / Saturday 12 June, 2010 / 21:24 GMT

    What a dreadful website! I tried for over an hour to buy 2 tickets and was unable to follow through to purchase them due to 'wrong password', 'error on page', 'no punctuation in login' - what a load of tosh!!!
  • #3 Lynn Sylvester / Sunday 13 June, 2010 / 09:21 GMT

    Surprise surprise, managed to get tickets this morning at first attempt - yahoo!
  • #4 murray alexander / Monday 14 June, 2010 / 20:41 GMT

    after show party being held in the merlin,morningside road,edinburgh...
    8.00 till 1.00..djs zander..benny daly & billy marr...for the best of oldies northern soul music in a great venue with a great dance floor,come up and see great northern soul dancers danceing to great northern soul music...
    8.00pm till 1.00am in the morning...come and join us.......................
  • #5 kate gerova / Tuesday 15 June, 2010 / 17:03 GMT

    Official SoulBoy after show party - tickets on sale now!
    Saturday 19th June 9.30pm - 1am
    Traverse Theatre, Cambridge Street

    Legendary Northern Soul DJ Russ Winstanley will be in Edinburgh at the Traverse Theatre along with cast & crew from the film to host a night of classic grooves in celebration of the World Premiere of SoulBoy, a film that goes to the heart of the Northern Soul movement.

    Destined to be a party to remember tickets available now from the box office 0131 228 1404 and online at
  • #6 Malcolm Jackson / Wednesday 16 June, 2010 / 13:47 GMT

    Got tickets last night for 2nd showing at Filmhouse 1 apears to be sold out now ? Is there an after show party like the Merlin one on evening of 26/06/2010 ?
  • #7 Brian Girdwood / Wednesday 16 June, 2010 / 18:31 GMT

    I'll be at the film but afterwards the place to be will be the Merlin if you want the real thing
  • #8 Ian Gordon Lang / Sunday 20 June, 2010 / 16:53 GMT

    Have two spare tickets for Soulboy next Saturday 4.15pm (26th June) at the Filmhouse, only want face value £8.50 each. Will post special delivery at cost if needed or can be collected from Coldstream. Paypal or COD.
  • #9 Ian Gordon Lang / Monday 21 June, 2010 / 20:49 GMT

    Tickets now gone. Thanks Ian
  • #10 David Reid / Monday 28 June, 2010 / 15:38 GMT

    Enjoyed the film, although thought the ending disappointingly weak. Why ruin a gritty piece of humorous Northern nostagia with a ridiculously Hollywoodesque 'dance off'? Strictly bollocks in other words. Other than that it was well acted, has a great soundtrack and I'm sure will do reasonably well at the box office.

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