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'Days of the Bagnold Summer' digital premiere: Join Simon Bird, Monica Dolan, Earl Cave and Edith Bowman for a live Q&A on 8 June

Tom Butler
Senior Editor

Simon Bird’s directorial debut Days of The Bagnold Summer is being released on digital platforms on Monday 8 June, and to celebrate Yahoo Movies UK is hosting a digital premiere for the film in partnership with Altitude on launch day.

At 8:30pm on 8 June, Simon will be joined by the film’s stars Monica Dolan and Earl Cave for a live Q&A about the film, hosted by broadcaster, and host of the excellent Soundtracking podcast, Edith Bowman.

How to get involved with the digital premiere of Days of the Bagnold Summer

Monica Dolan and Earl Cave in 'Days of the Bagnold Summer'. (Credit: Altitude Films/Rob Baker Ashton)

Available from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Sky Store, Virgin, BT, Curzon Home Cinema, BFI Player and more: https://bit.ly/DOTBS

The new UK poster for Simon Bird's Days Of The Bagnold Summer. (Altitude)
  • Watch the film at 7:00pm (BST).

  • Join us here at 8:30pm on Yahoo Movies UK for a livestreamed Q&A with Simon, Monica, Earl and Edith.

  • Submit your questions for Simon, Monica and Earl:

    • In the comments below

    • On Twitter to @YahooMoviesUK using the hashtag #BagnoldSummerDigitalPremiere

    • Or on the livestream on Facebook and YouTube

If you’re unable to watch live, don’t worry, we’ll host the whole video on Yahoo so you can watch any time.

Adapted from Joff Winterhart’s graphic novel of the same name, with a BIFA-nominated screenplay by acclaimed author Lisa Owens, Days of the Bagnold Summer is a a tender, funny coming-of-age story that has been met with rave reviews on the festival circuit. It also features an acclaimed soundtrack by Scottish indie band Belle & Sebastian.

Read more: Simon Bird on his directorial debut

Synopsis: Sue (Dolan) works in a library. Daniel (Cave) eats crisps and listens to Metallica. This was the summer Daniel was due to spend with his dad and his dad’s new wife in Florida. But when they cancel his trip at the last minute, Sue and Daniel suddenly face the prospect of six long weeks together. An epic war of wills ensues in the unassuming battleground of their suburban home as they each reckon with private tragedies – and pursue their personal passions.

Days of the Bagnold Summer is out on 8 June, streaming platforms from Monday will include: iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Sky Store, Virgin, BT, Curzon Home Cinema and BFI Player.