Live Screenings

  • ROH_2359_BERNSTEIN_Cinema_1Sheet_AW-1_preview LIVE SCREENING: Royal Ballet Bernstein Centenary | Tuesday 27 March - The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of  Leonard Bernstein’s birth. Three ballets two new productions To mark the birth of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, the Royal Ballet celebrate with an all-Bernstein programme from choreographers Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon. Leonard Bernstein was one of the first classical composers in America to achieve both popular […]
  • Julius Caesar NT Live: Julius Caesar | Wednesday 28 March - Nicholas Hytner directs a new take on the Shakespeare classic. Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live […]
  • 7.BOL_GISELLE_EXTRA 6_Svetlana Zakharova © Damir Yusupov SCREENING: Giselle | Sunday 8 April - A Bolshoi ballet screening When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms. While Albrecht grieves, she returns from the dead as a Wili, a vengeful spirit meant to make unfaithful men dance until death… Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies this ultimate ballerina […]
  • HyperFocal: 0 LIVE SCREENING: Macbeth | Wednesday 11 April - Something wicked this way comes Shakespeare’s psychological thriller screened live from Stratford-Upon-Avon. Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.   The RSC’s contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and […]
  • Manon SCREENING: Royal Ballet Manon | Tuesday 8 May - The Royal Ballet perform Manon, a ballet in three acts A ballet in three acts, Kenneth McMillan’s powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic love is a masterpiece of modern ballet set to music by Massenet. Kenneth McMillan’s source for Manon was the 18th century French novel already adapted for opera by Messenet and […]
  • Macbeth2 NT Live: Macbeth | Thursday 10 May - Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy directed by Rufus Norris   Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly […]
  • coppelia SCREENING: Coppelia | Sunday 10 June - A Bolshoi ballet screening   Swanhilda notices her fiancee Franz is infatuated with the beautiful Coppélia who sits reading on her balcony each day. Nearly breaking up the two sweethearts, Coppelia is not what she seems and Swanhilda decides to teach Franz a lesson…  The Bolshoi’s unique version of Coppélia exhibits a fascinating reconstruction of the original […]
  • Swan lake SCREENING: Swan Lake | Tuesday 12 June - The Royal Ballet perform this classic of all ballets, Swan Lake 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 […]
  • Madama butterfly SCREENING: Madama Butterfly (Glyndbourne) | Thursday 21 June - Madama Butterfly makes its Festival debut in Annilese Miskimmon’s thought-provoking production. When an innocent young Geisha meets an American naval officer she falls instantly and deeply in love. Giving up her family and her faith, she risks all in marriage to the dashing Lieutenant Pinkerton. But her fragile happiness cannot last. Soon love turns to abandonment […]