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Enjoy the best theatre productions from all over the world from the best seat in the house.  From ballet and opera to world-class theatre, there is something for everyone.  Excellent value and top-notch quality from your local cinema.

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Upcoming films & events

ROH: The Winter's Tale
ROH: The Winter's Tale
Shakespeare's tale of love and loss becomes a compelling dance drama in Christopher Wheeldon's ballet adaptation, with music by Joby Talbot.
  • Wed 28 Feb
  • 19.15
ROH: Carmen
This ever-popular opera is given a fresh point of view in Barrie Kosky's highly physical production, originally created for Frankfurt Opera.
  • Tue 6 Mar
  • 18.45
  • 18.45
My Generation
My Generation + Live Q&A with Michael Caine (12A)
This engaging and playful documentary, narrated by and starring the inimitable Michael Caine, chronicles the cultural revolution of the Swinging Sixties and the societal upheaval it cause that still resonates today.
  • Wed 14 Mar
  • 18.15
Julius Caesar
NT Live: Julius Caesar (15)
Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital.
  • Thu 22 Mar
  • 19.00
Tristan Dyer in Liam Scarlett's The Age of Anxiety.
ROH: The Bernstein Centenary
The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein's birth with an all-Bernstein programme from choreographers Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon.
  • Tue 27 Mar
  • 19.15
The Wind in the Willows
The Wind in the Willows: The Musical (PG)
Captured live from the London Palladium and featuring eye-poppingly beautiful design, The Wind In The Willows brings exuberant choreography, a gloriously British score, comedy, heart and thrills.
  • Tue 3 Apr
  • 16.30
ROH: Macbeth
ROH: Macbeth
Italian with English surtitles
The warrior Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall become king himself, a ruthless ambition drives Macbeth and his wife to horrific acts.
  • Wed 4 Apr
  • 19.15
ROH: Manon
ROH: Manon
Kenneth MacMillan's powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux's tragic love is a masterpiece of modern ballet, set to music by Massenet.
  • Thu 3 May
  • 19.15
NT Live: Macbeth
NT Live: Macbeth (15)
Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris, will see Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
  • Thu 10 May
  • 19.00
Matthew Bourne's Cinderella
Matthew Bourne's Cinderella + Live Q&A (PG)
Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War.
  • Tue 15 May
  • 19.00
An American Paris
An American in Paris - The Musical (12A)
The Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical about love, hope and living your dreams, has taken the West End by storm, with standing ovations from the public and a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from UK critics.
  • Wed 16 May
  • 19.00
Dam Busters
The Dam Busters at 75: Live From The Royal Albert Hall (U)
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the original raid, and as such there will be a principal commemorative event at the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday 17th May.
  • Thu 17 May
  • 19.15
Swan Lake
ROH: Swan Lake (12A)
The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky's magnificent classical ballet, with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane
  • Tue 12 Jun
  • 19.15
Andre Rieu
Andre Rieu Maastricht Concert 2018 (12A)
'Amore, My Tribute to Love', is the renowned violinists 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.
  • Sat 28 Jul
  • 19.00
  • Sun 29 Jul
  • 15.00

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