Brian Cox plays an ageing and grumpy Shakespearian actor who develops a gentle friendship with his new Hungarian caregiver in this comedy drama. After he has alienated previous caregivers, his daughter forces a new companion on him, a Hungarian refugee. The comedy comes from their developing relationship. With Anna Chancellor, Coco Konig and Emilia Fox.
There is a horsey weekend at Audley End House on Saturday and Sunday September 3 and 4. Take a stroll in the grounds, with experts on hand to tell you everything you want to know about horses and side saddles.
Two events for Sci-Fi fans take place at Braintree Museum. On Friday, August 1, Sci-Fi author James Clarke talks about how the Star Wars films use the science fiction genre to explore ideas about the environment, political systems and the relationship between humans and technology.