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The Winter's Tale from the Globe theatre
Jan
20
3:00 pm15:00

The Winter's Tale from the Globe theatre

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The Winter’s Tale is Shakespeare’s great play of the irrational and inexplicable, illustrating how uncontrollable emotions can range across gender, country, class and age. Its universe is full of monsters, gods and natural disasters with a colossal sweep that takes audiences from the stifling atmosphere of the Sicilian court to the unbuttoned joy of a Bohemian festival.

Staged at the beautiful and iconic Globe Theatre in London, this new production is directed by Blanche McIntyre and stars Will Keen (The Crown, Wolf Hall) as Leontes, Priyanga Burford (W1A, Marcella) as Hermione and Annette Badland (EastEnders, Father Brown) as Old Shepherd. A reconstruction of an open-air Elizabethan playhouse on the bank of the River Thames, the Globe Theatre has become a significant part of the national and international theatre landscape, celebrating Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world.

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It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets: £16.50 / £14.00 concession.

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The Queen of Spades (ROH)
Jan
27
3:00 pm15:00

The Queen of Spades (ROH)

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TCHAIKOVSKY’S MOST AMBITIOUS OPERA CONTAINS SOME OF HIS GREATEST MUSIC AND IS A POWERFUL STUDY OF DESTRUCTIVE OBSESSION.

MUSIC PYOTR IL’YICH TCHAIKOVSKY
DIRECTOR STEFAN HERHEIM
CONDUCTOR ANTONIO PAPPANO
GHERMAN ALEKSANDRS ANTONENKO
PRINCE YELETSKY VLADIMIR STOYANOV
COUNTESS FELICITY PALMER
LIZA EVA-MARIA WESTBROEK

In Tchaikovsky’s intense opera of obsession and the supernatural, Gherman is caught between the woman he loves and a destructive fixation. The Queen of Spades is based on a short story by Pushkin, and comes to the Royal Opera House in a new production that has already garnered fivestar reviews in Amsterdam. The production is set in 1890, the year of the opera’s premiere.

In his study, Tchaikovsky imagines the opera into life as his own story, its characters giving voice to his unfulfilled desires. Aleksandrs Antonenko and Eva-Maria Westbroek head the cast and Royal Opera Chorus, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera. This is an engrossing portrayal of a tortured creative artist and a gripping piece of gothic storytelling.

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Tickets: £17 / £16 concession.
 

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Carmen (MET)
Feb
3
3:00 pm15:00

Carmen (MET)

Don’t miss this revival of Sir Richard Eyre’s dynamic production.

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Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine plays opera’s ultimate seductress, while Roberto Alagna returns to the role of Don José, the good-hearted soldier in whom she unleashes an uncontrollable passion.

Don José breaks the law, goes to prison, deserts the army and loses everything to be with Carmen. But the capricious gypsy soon tires of him and takes up instead with the bull ghter Escamillo—bass Alexander Vinogradov.

She has ruined his life, but still Don José adores her, with a erceness that can only lead to catastrophe.

Composer Bizet died just three months a er Carmen’s disastrous premiere, never knowing that his creation would become one of the most popular operas of all time.

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Tickets: £17 / £16 concessions.

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DEGAS - PASSION FOR PERFECTION (EOS)
Feb
10
3:00 pm15:00

DEGAS - PASSION FOR PERFECTION (EOS)

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EXHIBITION ON SCREEN journeys from a superb exhibition at The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas’ works is the most representative in Britain, to the streets of Paris. With exclusive access to view rare and diverse works, this lm tells the fascinating story of Degas’ pursuit for perfection through both experimentation with new techniques and lessons learnt from studying the past masters.

Sometimes frustrated by his own failings, Degas was consumed by obsessive principles and failing eye sight but his determination to capture everyday life was evident in every mark he made. Never fully satis ed, many of Degas’ drawings and sculptures were kept in private during his lifetime but, now through close examination, they can be seen as some of the most beautifully detailed and expressive works in the modern era.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £13.50 / £12.50 concessions

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The Tragedy of King Richard the Second (NTLive)
Feb
17
3:00 pm15:00

The Tragedy of King Richard the Second (NTLive)

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Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas.

This visceral new production about the limits of power will be directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, whose previous plays include Little Revolution at the Almeida and Absolute Hell at the National Theatre.

Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the King’s divine right to rule.

Simon Russell Beale returns to National Theatre Live screens following broadcasts of Timon of Athens and King Lear, and his recent role in the National Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of The Lehman Trilogy.

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Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concessions

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Young Picasso (EOS)
Feb
24
3:00 pm15:00

Young Picasso (EOS)

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Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time – and right up until his death in 1973 he was the most prolific of artists. Many films have dealt with these later years – the art, the affairs and the wide circle of friends. But where did it all begin? What made Picasso in the first place? Too long ignored, it is time to look at the early years of Picasso; the upbringing and the learning that led to his extraordinary achievements.

Three cities play a key role: Malaga, Barcelona and Paris. The film thus explains how this young artist acquired his craft . Looking carefully at two key early periods – the so-called Blue Period and Rose Period – the film takes us all the way to 1907 and the creation of a critical painting in the history of art, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon. It was a painting that shocked the art world but changed it irrevocably. Picasso was only 25 years old.

Working closely with all three Picasso Museums in Malaga, Barcelona and Paris this film explains how he rose to great heights.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £13.50 / £12.50 concessions

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La Fille Du Régiment (MET)
Mar
3
3:00 pm15:00

La Fille Du Régiment (MET)

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Full of wit and invention, Donizetti’s comic opera is a delight. The famous aria “Ah, Mes Amis,” with its nine high Cs, is one of opera’s most show-stopping numbers. Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena take on the challenging vocal reworks in Laurent Pelly’s hilarious staging.

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It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £17 / £16 concessions.

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I'm Not Running (NTLive)
Mar
10
3:00 pm15:00

I'm Not Running (NTLive)

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I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.

What’s involved in sacri cing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?

Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as ‘the premiere political dramatist writing in English’. His other work includes Pravda and Skylight, broadcast by National Theatre Live in 2014.

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Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concessions

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Don Quixote (ROH)
Mar
24
3:00 pm15:00

Don Quixote (ROH)

Cervantes’s story of the bumbling knight Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations. Marius Petipa choreographed this sparkling ballet about the encounters of the man from La Mancha and his faithful squire Sancho Panza. At its heart are virtuoso roles for the lovers Basilio and Kitri.

Carlos Acosta chose this joyful classic for his first production for The Royal Ballet. His vibrant staging brings together the whole Company in such roles as exuberant villagers, passionate gypsies and even fantasy flowers. The story follows Don Quixote’s picaresque journey to do deeds in honour of his imaginary noble lady, Dulcinea. Sunny, charming, funny and touching – Don Quixote is a ballet as full of uplifting emotion as it is of astonishing ballet technique.

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Tickets: £17 / £16 concessions / £8.50 under 18's

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Die Walküre (MET)
Mar
31
3:00 pm15:00

Die Walküre (MET)

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Wagner’s Ring cycle is one of the greatest works of all opera. Keith Warner’s production is conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera, and this final revival is cast with an outstanding international array of Wagnerian specialist singers.

The full cycle’s four operas journey from the beginning of a world to its destruction, with gods, heroes and monsters. This epic myth portrays every type of human emotion in music and ideas of extraordinary power. The Ring is always a special event in the operatic calendar; once experienced, never forgotten.

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Tickets: £17 / £16 concessions.

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Rembrandt (EOS)
Apr
21
3:00 pm15:00

Rembrandt (EOS)

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Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other.

Given privileged access to both galleries the film documents this landmark exhibition, whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story, with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. Exploring many of the exhibition’s key works, through contributions from specially invited guests including curators and leading art historians, this EXHIBITION ON SCREEN favourite makes a welcome return to the big screen.

For many, Rembrandt is the greatest artist that ever lived and this deeply moving film seeks to explore the truth about the man behind the legend.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £13.50 / £12.50 concessions

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As You Like It (RSC)
Apr
28
3:00 pm15:00

As You Like It (RSC)

Come into the forest; dare to change your state of mind.

Rosalind is banished, wrestling with her heart and her head. With her cousin by her side, she journeys to a world of exile where barriers are broken down and all can discover their deeper selves. Director Kimberley Sykes (Dido, Queen of Carthage) directs a riotous, exhilarating version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.

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Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concessions.

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Adriana Lecouvreur (MET)
Jan
13
3:00 pm15:00

Adriana Lecouvreur (MET)

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For the first time at the Met, soprano Anna Netrebko sings the role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the eighteenth-century actress whose real-life intrigues inspired Cilea’s tragic opera.

Adriana is adored by many but loves only Maurizio, sung by tenor Piotr Beczała, who adores her in return. Maurizio desperately tries to extricate himself from his previous lover, the Princess of Bouillon— mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili.

When the princess discovers that Adriana is her rival, she takes desperate measures of her own. In this new production directed by Sir David McVicar, the action is partially set in a working replica of a baroque theatre. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the riveting score.

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Tickets: £17 / £16 concessions.

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André Rieu New Year's Concert from Sydney 2019
Jan
6
3:00 pm15:00

André Rieu New Year's Concert from Sydney 2019

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One of Event Cinema’s biggest names, André Rieu, returns with a major new production this New Year’s 2019!

The King of Waltz André Rieu will bring to millions of fans across the world, his New Year’s concert recorded live in Sydney, Australia. The  rst full production from leading Event Cinema distributor Piece of Magic Entertainment, André Rieu will present a festive concert like never before, recorded live in Sydney’s iconic Town Hall.
Join the Maestro, André Rieu, for a magical evening of music and dance featuring his world class sopranos, The Platin Tenors and plenty of surprises. With show tunes, classical music and plenty of festive fun it promises to be a great way to startthe new year!

Take a front row seat and experience this spectacular musical event on the big screen. Enjoy backstage access, interviews with André and his special guests, musical favourites and much, much more, exclusive to cinema.

The evening will be hosted by ITV’s Charlotte Hawkins, a familiar face for all those who continue to enjoy André’s annual Maastricht concert each July.

For a truly unforgettable cinema experience, please join André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra in Sydney at the beautiful Town Hall for ONE WEEKEND ONLY - on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of January - for his 2019 New Year’s Concert.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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André Rieu New Year's Concert from Sydney 2019
Jan
5
7:00 pm19:00

André Rieu New Year's Concert from Sydney 2019

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One of Event Cinema’s biggest names, André Rieu, returns with a major new production this New Year’s 2019!

The King of Waltz André Rieu will bring to millions of fans across the world, his New Year’s concert recorded live in Sydney, Australia. The  rst full production from leading Event Cinema distributor Piece of Magic Entertainment, André Rieu will present a festive concert like never before, recorded live in Sydney’s iconic Town Hall.
Join the Maestro, André Rieu, for a magical evening of music and dance featuring his world class sopranos, The Platin Tenors and plenty of surprises. With show tunes, classical music and plenty of festive fun it promises to be a great way to startthe new year!

Take a front row seat and experience this spectacular musical event on the big screen. Enjoy backstage access, interviews with André and his special guests, musical favourites and much, much more, exclusive to cinema.

The evening will be hosted by ITV’s Charlotte Hawkins, a familiar face for all those who continue to enjoy André’s annual Maastricht concert each July.

For a truly unforgettable cinema experience, please join André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra in Sydney at the beautiful Town Hall for ONE WEEKEND ONLY - on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of January - for his 2019 New Year’s Concert.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Antony & Cleopatra (NTLive)
Dec
30
3:00 pm15:00

Antony & Cleopatra (NTLive)

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Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.

Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem.

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It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concession.

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The Nutcracker (ROH)
Dec
23
3:00 pm15:00

The Nutcracker (ROH)

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A CHRISTMAS TREAT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AND A CLASSIC WITH A SPECIAL PLACE IN THE HEARTS OF BALLET FANS AROUND THE WORLD. 

CHOREOGRAPHY PETER WRIGHT AFTER LEV IVANOV MUSIC PYOTR IL’YICH TCHAIKOVSKY

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet – and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family.

Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for Clara and her Nutcracker doll. Their journey to the Land of Sweets brings with it some of the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers. Peter Wright’s production for The Royal Ballet keeps true to the spirit of this Russian ballet classic, with period details and dancing snowflakes.

The many solo roles and ensembles put the world-class skills of the Company to the fore in this Christmas classic.

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It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £17 / £16 concession.

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The Nutcracker (ROH)
Dec
22
7:30 pm19:30

The Nutcracker (ROH)

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A CHRISTMAS TREAT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AND A CLASSIC WITH A SPECIAL PLACE IN THE HEARTS OF BALLET FANS AROUND THE WORLD. 

CHOREOGRAPHY PETER WRIGHT AFTER LEV IVANOV MUSIC PYOTR IL’YICH TCHAIKOVSKY

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet – and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family.

Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for Clara and her Nutcracker doll. Their journey to the Land of Sweets brings with it some of the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers. Peter Wright’s production for The Royal Ballet keeps true to the spirit of this Russian ballet classic, with period details and dancing snowflakes.

The many solo roles and ensembles put the world-class skills of the Company to the fore in this Christmas classic.

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live'.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £17 / £16 concession.

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La Traviata (MET)
Dec
16
3:00 pm15:00

La Traviata (MET)

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New Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin launches his tenure by conducting Verdi’s timeless tragedy. Worldly courtesan Violetta, sung by soprano Diana Damrau, has grown tired of her dissolute life.

When the pure-hearted Alfredo—tenor Juan Diego Flórez—declares his love for her, she leaves everything behind to live with him. But his family’s reputation is ruined by his association with her, and Violetta is torn between her feelings for Alfredo and her desire to protect him from scandal.

Urged by the young man’s father, she tears herself away and returns to her old life. Alfredo, not knowing the real reason for her apparent betrayal, is heartbroken—and bent on revenge.

Directed by Michael Mayer, this new production features a dazzling eighteenth-century setting that changes with the seasons.

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Tickets: £17 / £16 concession.

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The Madness of George III (NTLive)
Dec
9
3:00 pm15:00

The Madness of George III (NTLive)

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Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.

The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance). 

It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man. 

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Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concession.

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Allelujah! by Alan Bennett (NTLive)
Dec
2
7:00 pm19:00

Allelujah! by Alan Bennett (NTLive)

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The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir. 

Alan Bennett’s celebrated plays include The History Boys, The Lady in the Van and The Madness of George III, all of which were also seen on film. Allelujah! is his tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner.

Letterpress graphic by Alan Kitching, art directed by Michael Mayhew.

‘Leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness’ Independent

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MGC Presents: RED
Dec
2
3:00 pm15:00

MGC Presents: RED

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Under the watchful gaze of his young assistant, and the threatening presence of a new generation of artists, Mark Rothko takes on his greatest challenge yet: to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting.
 
MGC Artistic Director Michael Grandage directs this first ever UK revival since directing the world premiere at the Donmar Warehouse in 2009. The production went on to win six Tony Awards, including Best Play. 
 
Award-winning stage and screen actor Alfred Molina reprises his critically acclaimed performance as the American abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko. He is joined by rising star Alfred Enoch of US television drama series How to Get Away With Murder as his assistant Ken.

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Allelujah! by Alan Bennett (NTLive) - SOLD OUT
Nov
25
7:00 pm19:00

Allelujah! by Alan Bennett (NTLive) - SOLD OUT

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The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir. 

Alan Bennett’s celebrated plays include The History Boys, The Lady in the Van and The Madness of George III, all of which were also seen on film. Allelujah! is his tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner.

Letterpress graphic by Alan Kitching, art directed by Michael Mayhew.

‘Leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness’ Independent

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live' and has a 15 rating.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concession.

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Allelujah! by Alan Bennett (NTLive) - SOLD OUT
Nov
25
3:00 pm15:00

Allelujah! by Alan Bennett (NTLive) - SOLD OUT

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The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir. 

Alan Bennett’s celebrated plays include The History Boys, The Lady in the Van and The Madness of George III, all of which were also seen on film. Allelujah! is his tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner.

Letterpress graphic by Alan Kitching, art directed by Michael Mayhew.

‘Leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness’ Independent

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live' and has a 15 rating.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concession.

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Allelujah! by Alan Bennett (NTLive)
Nov
25
11:00 am11:00

Allelujah! by Alan Bennett (NTLive)

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The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir. 

Alan Bennett’s celebrated plays include The History Boys, The Lady in the Van and The Madness of George III, all of which were also seen on film. Allelujah! is his tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner.

Letterpress graphic by Alan Kitching, art directed by Michael Mayhew.

‘Leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness’ Independent

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It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concession.

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La Bayadere (ROH)
Nov
18
3:00 pm15:00

La Bayadere (ROH)

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NATALIA MAKAROVA’S PRODUCTION OF THIS 19TH-CENTURY CLASSIC BALLET BRINGS AN EXOTIC WORLD OF TEMPLE DANCERS AND NOBLE WARRIORS TO LIFE.

CHOREOGRAPHY NATALIA MAKAROVA AFTER MARIUS PETIPA MUSIC LUDWIG MINKUS ORCHESTRATED BY JOHN LANCHBERY

Marius Petipa’s fantasy, set in legendary India, tells the tale of a temple dancer and the prince who loves her but marries another.

The famous, moonlit ‘white act’ – The Kingdom of the Shades – is a corps de ballet highlight, as multiple images of the prince’s lost love haunt his mind.

The choreography allows two opposing ballerinas to shine, while a bronze idol comes vividly to life in a stunning solo. Throughout, the melody and moods of Minkus’s music perfectly match the fluidity and precision of the classical choreography and the drama of the storytelling.

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live'.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £17 / £16 concession.

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Funny Girl – The Musical (PG) - SOLD OUT
Nov
17
7:30 pm19:30

Funny Girl – The Musical (PG) - SOLD OUT

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Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to a cinema near you, featuring Sheridan Smith in “an unforgettable star turn” (The Times). Funny Girl is semi-biographical, based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice (a role made famous by Barbara Streisand on Broadway and in the 1968 film adaptation), and her stormy relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nick Arnstein.
 
Praised by critics as having “irresistible charm, wit and warmth” (Metro), and hailing Sheridan Smith as “the greatest star by far” (The Daily Telegraph), Funny Girl features a host of iconic and timeless musical numbers including “People,” “I’m the Greatest Star,” and “Don’t Rain On My Parade.”
 
Hilarious, glorious, and ‘exhilarating’ (The Independent), don’t miss this sensational production from the comfort of your local cinema seat.

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Marnie (MET)
Nov
11
3:00 pm15:00

Marnie (MET)

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A young woman lies, cheats, and steals her way through life, propelled by compulsions she can neither control nor understand.

A wealthy man catches her red-handed and blackmails her into marrying him. Will the truth about her past send her to jail or set her free?  Based on the novel that also inspired Hitchcock’s celebrated thriller, composer Nico Muhly’s Marnie was co-commissioned and co-produced with the English National Opera and receives its U.S. premiere at the Met this season.

Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard stars in the title role, opposite baritone Christopher Maltman as her husband. Costume design is by Madonna's collaborator of twenty years, Arianne Phillips, who created every item seen on stage in this stylish, vivid production.

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live'.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £17 / £16 concession.

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La Fanciulla del West (MET)
Nov
4
3:00 pm15:00

La Fanciulla del West (MET)

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Puccini’s gunpowder western returns to the stage where it premiered under Arturo Toscanini. Gold Rush, 1849. Bar owner Minnie looks after a crew of rough miners while fending off the unwanted attentions of the local sheriff. When a tall, mysterious stranger walks into the bar, it looks as if her life is about to change. But the newcomer is not what he seems, and Minnie gets drawn into deadly peril.

Boasting gunfights, poker games, and stagecoach robbers, La Fanciulla del West combines the action of a great adventure with the emotional punch of Italian opera. Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek sings the role of the gunslinging heroine, alongside Jonas Kaufmann as the outlaw who steals her heart. Marco Armiliato conducts.

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live'.

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Tickets: £17 / £16 concession.

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Samson et Dalila (MET)
Oct
28
3:00 pm15:00

Samson et Dalila (MET)

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Tony Award–winning director Darko Tresnjak gives Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic its first new Met production in twenty years. Blessed with immense physical strength, Hebrew leader Samson is sworn to defend his people and his faith from the Philistines.

Though his body is strong, his heart is tender, though. When the Philistine Dalila sets out to seduce him, he is powerless to resist. The beautiful aria “Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix ” marks the climax of his seduction—and his betrayal.

He reveals to Dalila the secret of his strength, and immediately, his fate is sealed. Imprisoned, blinded, and humiliated, how can Samson atone for his folly? Soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna sing the title roles, with Sir Mark Elder conducting.

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Tickets: £17 / £16 concession.

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Mayerling - Ballet in Three Acts (ROH)
Oct
21
3:00 pm15:00

Mayerling - Ballet in Three Acts (ROH)

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DANGEROUS DESIRES, FAMILY SECRETS AND POLITICAL INTRIGUES TWIST THROUGH EVERY MOMENT OF DARING CHOREOGRAPHY IN KENNETH MACMILLAN’S BALLET INSPIRED BY TRUE EVENTS.

CHOREOGRAPHY KENNETH MACMILLAN MUSIC FRANZ LISZT ARRANGED AND ORCHESTRATED BY JOHN LANCHBERY

Mayerling is a classic of the Royal Ballet repertory, with its emotional depth, haunting imagery, and one of the most demanding roles ever created for a male dancer. Kenneth MacMillan choreographed a complex work around the psychologically tormented heir to the Habsburg Empire, Crown Prince Rudolf. 

From the ballet’s start, the glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court is contrasted with undercurrents of sexual and political intrigue that drive the story to its violent climax in a double suicide. The large cast allows for impressive ensembles in addition to the ballet's many solos of distinctive character and pas de deux of disturbing eroticism. 

This ballet, bursting with intensity, madness and passion, proves that sometimes  the truth is more scandalous than fiction.

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Tickets: £17 / £16 concession.

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Oscar Wilde Season: The Importance of Being Earnest
Oct
20
7:30 pm19:30

Oscar Wilde Season: The Importance of Being Earnest

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A new production of one of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, filmed live at the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End, is coming to the big screen.

Wilde’s much-loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how unsmooth runs the course of true love, while Lady Bracknell keeps a baleful eye on the mayhem of manners.

This is the fourth and final play from the Oscar Wilde Season, a year-long celebration of the brilliant Victorian playwright being staged by the Classic Spring Theatre Company. 

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Tickets: £17.50 / £16.50 concession.

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King Lear (NTLive)
Oct
14
3:00 pm15:00

King Lear (NTLive)

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★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph)

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.

Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season.  Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them.  Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.

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It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment..

Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concession.

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Aida (MET)
Oct
7
3:00 pm15:00

Aida (MET)

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Superstar soprano Anna Netrebko makes her Met role debut as Aida in this thirtieth-anniversary revival of Sonja Frisell’s production.

Verdi’s drama is set in Ancient Egypt, where the Ethiopian Aida lives a life of slavery. She and the Egyptian warrior Radamès, sung by tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko, have fallen in love, although the princess Amneris—mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili—is an implacable rival for Radamès’s affections.

Then, when Radamès goes into battle, he unwittingly captures Aida’s father as a prisoner of war. As Aida and Radamès face impossible choices between patriotism, passion, and paternal bonds, the stage is set for tragedy.

With heart-stopping music and spectacular set pieces, including the famous Triumphal March, Verdi’s towering masterpiece opens the new Live in HD season with a bang.

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Tickets: £17 / £16 concession.

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The Merry Wives of Windsor (RSC)
Sep
30
3:00 pm15:00

The Merry Wives of Windsor (RSC)

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. 

Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos. 

For a fat Englishman, a Welshman and a Frenchman, the only way is Windsor…

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Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concession.

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Julie (NTLive)
Sep
23
3:00 pm15:00

Julie (NTLive)

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Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National Theatre to cinemas.

Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival.

This new version of August Strinberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.

NOTE: CONTAINS STROBE LIGHTING

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Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concession.

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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - THE MUSICAL (Encore)
Sep
16
3:00 pm15:00

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - THE MUSICAL (Encore)

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’. Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin (including the classic hits ‘S Wonderful and I Got Rhythm), stunning designs, and show-stopping choreography. With a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from critics, An American in Paris is coming from London’s West End to a cinema near you!

Jerry Mulligan is an American GI striving to make it as a painter in a city suddenly bursting with hope and possibility. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer named Lise, the streets of Paris become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war...

Experience this “truly ravishing” (The Guardian) production in the comfort of your local cinema.

Unreserved seating - Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concessions

This is a recorded performance from the West End to our cinema screen. It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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André Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert
Jul
29
3:00 pm15:00

André Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert

Amore: My Tribute to Love

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The unforgettable concerts that take place in André’s hometown of Maastricht in the Netherlands are a sight to behold. Set against the incredible backdrop of the medieval town square, fans flock annually from all corners of the world to watch André perform with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, as well as sopranos, tenors, and some very special guests.

Amore, My Tribute to Love, is the renowned violinist’s tribute to his love for music, and his love for both of his families; his wife and children, and of course for his Johann Strauss Orchestra, who he has performed with for over 30 years. It follows on from the release of his
album ‘Amore’ last year, which features his own versions of classic love songs, from the worlds of popular and classical music.

This annual celebration of music is like no other. It is experienced every year in full by hundreds of
thousands of fans across the world from the comfort of their local cinema, including some very special behind the scenes extras.

A live stream from Maastricht to our cinema screen.

This event will be held in the Main Auditorium. Tickets: £14.50 / £13.50 concessions

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André Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert
Jul
28
7:00 pm19:00

André Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert

Amore: My Tribute to Love

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The unforgettable concerts that take place in André’s hometown of Maastricht in the Netherlands are a sight to behold. Set against the incredible backdrop of the medieval town square, fans flock annually from all corners of the world to watch André perform with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, as well as sopranos, tenors, and some very special guests.

Amore, My Tribute to Love, is the renowned violinist’s tribute to his love for music, and his love for both of his families; his wife and children, and of course for his Johann Strauss Orchestra, who he has performed with for over 30 years. It follows on from the release of his
album ‘Amore’ last year, which features his own versions of classic love songs, from the worlds of popular and classical music.

This annual celebration of music is like no other. It is experienced every year in full by hundreds of
thousands of fans across the world from the comfort of their local cinema, including some very special behind the scenes extras.

A live stream from Maastricht to our cinema screen.

This event will be held in the Main Auditorium. Tickets: £14.50 / £13.50 concessions

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Romeo & Juliet
Jul
18
7:00 pm19:00

Romeo & Juliet

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What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate?

Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.

The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences.

A live stream from the Royal Shakespeare Company to our cinema screen

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Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Jul
7
7:30 pm19:30

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

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Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the new award-winning five-star hit musical for today. Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. He is going to be a sensation.  Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.

John McCrea, Josie Walker, Tamsin Carroll, Lucie Shorthouse and Phil Nichol lead a twenty-four strong company and an eight-piece band that will ‘sweep you away on a tide of mischief, warmth and exuberance’ (Financial Times). With ‘songs that have the wow factor’ (The Times) by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells, and ‘hilarious’ book and lyrics ‘with delightful punch’ (Whatsonstage), by writer Tom MacRae, this funny, fabulous, feel-good, musical sensation has been thrilling audiences and critics alike. 

A live stream from the Apollo Theatre in London’s Shaftesbury Avenue to our cinema screen.

This event will be held in the Main Auditorium. Tickets: £16.50 / £14 concession

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Swan Lake
Jun
24
2:00 pm14:00

Swan Lake

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Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. While remaining faithful to the Petipa-Ivanov text, Scarlett will bring fresh eyes to the staging of this classic ballet, in collaboration with his long-term designer John Macfarlane.

Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night. Swan Lake was Tchaikovsky’s first ballet score.

Given its status today as arguably the best loved and most admired of all classical ballets, it is perhaps surprising that at its premiere in 1877 Swan Lake was poorly received. It is thanks to the 1895 production by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov that Swan Lake has become part of not only ballet consciousness but also wider popular culture. That success is secured not only by the sublime, symphonic sweep of Tchaikovsky’s score, but also by the striking choreographic contrasts between Petipa’s royal palace scenes and the lyric lakeside scenes created by Ivanov.

This is an encore stream from the Royal Opera House to our cinema screen.

Tickets: £17 / £16 / £8.50 under 18

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