Returning to Oz †

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Returning to OzCelebrating the release of Sam Raimi's 'Oz: The Great and Powerful', the first major film to be set in L Frank Baum's magical fantasy world for nearly thirty years, the BFI is hosting Returning to Oz, a season of cinematic visions around the theme of Oz. Films will include 'The Wizard of Oz', starring Judy Garland; 'Wiz' a Motown interpretation with Michael Jackson and Diana Ross; and 'The Patchwork Girl of Oz', scripted by Baum himself but substantially different from the book. 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' is an upcoming Disney fantasy adventure film that takes inspiration from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz but is set before the film 'The Wizard of Oz'.

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LondonTown.com has teamed up with the BFI to offer two lucky readers a set of family tickets to the event, plus a copy of a new Puffin book, 'Oz The Great and Powerful', which is based on the new Disney movie.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question:Who stars as Oz in Raimi's 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'?

Tickets are valid for one movie showing of the season. Please send your answer to competitions@londontown.com with 'Returning to Oz' in the subject header by midday on Wednesday 6th March 2013. Please also include your full name, contact number and postal address within the email. First two names out of the hat win. Good luck!

About BFI Southbank

Originally the National Film Theatre, the BFI Southbank is the perfect film buff's cinema, with three large screens and a smaller studio space showing up to 2000 films a year ranging from classics to independent movies as well as gala openings. It's also the heart of London's many film festivals, and the place to go to see obscure arts films, classics, and seasons of works by great directors. More about BFI Southbank

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1 Addington Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Returning to Oz
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Returning to Oz, Savoy Court, Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from Returning to Oz
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Returning to Oz
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Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Returning to Oz
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22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Returning to Oz
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South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Returning to Oz
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 11 minutes from Returning to Oz
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Jubilee Gardens
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3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Returning to Oz
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The Thirsty Bear
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62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Returning to Oz
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The Anchor & Hope
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Returning to Oz
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
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Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
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Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Returning to Oz
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Returning to Oz
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
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Skylon
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Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Returning to Oz
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Returning to Oz
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The Deck at the National Theatre
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South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Returning to Oz
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