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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

Andre Rieu Maastricht concert 2017
Andre Rieu's 2017 Maastricht Concert
Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year.
  • Mon 7 Aug
  • 19.00
Inconvenient Sequel
Al Gore in Conversation + An Inconvenient Sequel (PG)
Former Vice President Al Gore, will be participating in an exclusive streamed conversation event on Friday 11th August live from London, followed by a screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.
  • Fri 11 Aug
  • 19.15
yerma
NT Live: Yerma (15)
The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role.
  • Thu 31 Aug
  • 19.00
David Gilmour Live at Pompeii
David Gilmour Live at Pompeii
David Gilmour Live At Pompeii is an audio-visual spectacle, featuring lasers, pyrotechnics and a huge circular screen on which specially-created films complement selected songs.
  • Wed 13 Sep
  • 20.00
The Magic Flute
ROH: The Magic Flute
German with English surtitles
Prince Tamino promises the Queen of the Night that he will rescue her daughter Pamina from the enchanter Sarastro. He begins his quest, accompanied by the bird-catcher Papageno – but all is not as it seems...
  • Wed 20 Sep
  • 19.15
Black Sabbath The End Of The End
Black Sabbath The End Of The End (CTBA)
The End of The End chronicles the final tour from the band who forged the sound of metal - Black Sabbath.
  • Thu 28 Sep
  • 19.00
La boheme
ROH: La bohème
Italian with English surtitles
When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill.
  • Tue 3 Oct
  • 19.15
NT Live: Hamlet
NT Live: Hamlet (Encore) (12A)
Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.
  • Thu 5 Oct
  • 19.00
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
ROH: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Follow Alice down the rabbit hold in Christopher Wheeldon's exuberant ballet, inspired by Lewis Carroll's much-loved book.
  • Mon 23 Oct
  • 19.15
Follies
NT Live: Follies (12A)
Follies is a dazzling musical by Stephen Sondheim (A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George), performed for the first time on the National Theatre’s Olivier stage.
  • Thu 16 Nov
  • 19.00
The Nutcracker
ROH: The Nutcracker
A young girl's enchanted present leads her on a wonderful Christmas adventure in this beautiful classical ballet danced to Tchaikovsky's magnificent score.
  • Tue 5 Dec
  • 19.15
Young Marx
Nt Live: Young Marx (12A)
Rory Kinnear is Marx and Oliver Chris is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London.
  • Thu 7 Dec
  • 19.00
Rigaletto
ROH: Rigoletto
Italian with English surtitles
The corruption of innocence is at the heart of Verdi’s potent tragedy in David McVicar’s production for The Royal Opera.
  • Tue 16 Jan 2018
  • 19.15
Jonathan Kent's production of Tosca for The Royal Opera
ROH: Tosca
Italian with English surtitles
Drama, passion and fabulous music - Puccini's operatic thriller is one of the great opera experiences. Dan Ettinger conducts a star cast led by Adrianne Pieczonka, Joseph Calleja and Gerald Finley.
  • Wed 7 Feb 2018
  • 19.15
Artists of The Royal Ballet in Christopher Wheeldon's 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 2018
  • 19.15
Carmen
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 2018
  • 18.45
Julius Caesar
NT Live: Julius Caesar (12A)
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 2018
  • 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 2018
  • 19.15
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 2018
  • 19.15
Francesca Hayward and Edward Watson in Kenneth MacMillan's 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 2018
  • 19.15
Swan Lake Royal Ballet Act II
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 2018
  • 19.15

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