Screenings

  • SCREENING | GLYNDEBOURNE: SAUL | THURSDAY 26 JULY - George Frideric Handel’s Saul, which was recorded live at Glyndebourne in 2015 David has vanquished the giant Goliath, but not everyone rejoices in his victory. Jealous of the young warrior, King Saul turns against him, descending into violent, destructive madness that forces his children to choose between loyalty and love, tearing both a family and […]
  • SCREENING | ANDRE RIEU: AMORE, MY TRIBUTE TO LOVE | SATURDAY 28 & SUNDAY 29 JULY - One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love. ‘Amore – My Tribute to Love’, is the renowned violinist’s tribute to his love for […]
  • SCREENING | GLYNDEBOURNE: VANESSA | TUESDAY 14 AUGUST - Samuel Barber’s Vanessa broadcast live from Glyndebourne   A rare opportunity to see Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work – opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists. Abandoned by her lover Anatol, Vanessa retreats from the world, waiting and hoping with only her mother and her niece Erika for company. But when, […]
  • SCREENING | EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE | FRIDAY 17 AUGUST - ‘This fizzling musical is a blast of fresh air’ ~ The Times    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 […]
  • SCREENING | NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE : JULIE | THURSDAY 6 SEPTEMBER - A new version of August Strindberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London. 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 […]
  • TALK AND CINEMA | THE MAN FROM MO’WAX | THURSDAY 13 SEPTEMBER - This is a South-West exclusive: the brand new BFI film, with a talk and questions from its star James Lavelle. The Man From Mo’Wax is the energetic and phenomenal journey, charting the life and career of DJ icon, music producer and global trip hop mogul, James Lavelle, his pioneering record label Mo’Wax and his phenomenal […]
  • SCREENING | RSC LIVE: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR | WEDNESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER - The only way is Windsor in this new production of Shakespeare’s merry comedy. 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 […]
  • SCREENING | NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: KING LEAR | THURSDAY 27 SEPTEMBER - Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear at the Marine. 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, […]
  • SCREENING | MET OPERA: AIDA | MONDAY 8 OCTOBER - 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 […]
  • SCREENING | THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE | TUESDAY 20 NOVEMBER - Alan Bennett’s Multi-award-winning drama will be broadcast live to the Marine, 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 […]