Screenings

  • SCREENING | NT LIVE: ANTONY & CLEOPATRA | FRIDAY 21 DECEMBER - Recorded live at 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 […]
  • SCREENING | MET OPERA: ADRIANA LECOUVREUR | MONDAY 14 JANUARY - 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, […]
  • SCREENING | THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECOND | TUESDAY 15 JANUARY - Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to the Marine. 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 […]
  • SCREENING | WILDE WEDNESDAYS: A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE | WEDNESDAY 23 JANUARY - This is screening of the classic Wilde play that was shown at London’s Vaudeville Theatre.  An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siècle fools and grotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long-buried secret. First performed in 1893, Oscar Wilde’s marriage […]
  • SCREENING | I’M NOT RUNNING | THURSDAY 31 JANUARY - This is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to the Marine. 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 […]
  • SCREENING MET OPERA: CARMEN MONDAY 4 FEBRUARY - Don’t miss this revival of Sir Richard Eyre’s dynamic production, broadcast from New York to Lyme Regis. Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine plays opera’s ultimate seductress and 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 […]
  • SCREENING | WILDE WEDNESDAYS: LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN | WEDNESDAY 27 FEBRUARY - ‘Hilarious’ ~ The Times ★★★★ Directed by Kathy Burke and starring Jennifer Saunders, this is a new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy screened to Lyme Regis A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, and filmed especially for cinemas at the Vaudeville […]
  • SCREENING | MET OPERA: LA FILLE DU REGIMENT | MONDAY 4 MARCH - Full of wit and invention, Donizetti’s comic opera is a delight. This is an opera event broadcast from New York to Lyme Regis.   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 […]
  • SCREENING | WILDE WEDNESDAYS: AN IDEAL HUSBAND | WEDNESDAY 27 MARCH - Recorded at the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End, this is the return of Oscar Wilde’s hugely popular masterpiece. It stars Olivier Award-nominated Frances Barber (Silk), and Susan Hampshire (Forsyte Saga, Monarch of the Glen). A new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, filmed live at the Vaudeville Theatre […]
  • SCREENING | NT LIVE: ALL MY SONS | TUESDAY 14 MAY - Sally Field stars in the Arthur Miller play Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons. America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are […]