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ROH: The Queen of Spades

ROH: The Queen of Spades

In Tchaikovsky ’s intense opera of obsession and the supernatural, Gherman is caught between the woman he loves and a destructive fixation.

Showing Tue 22 January 18.45

Oscar Wilde: A Woman of No Importance

Oscar Wilde Season: A Woman of No Importance

Olivier award-winner Eve Best and BAFTA-nominated actress Anne Reid star in this new production of Oscar Wilde's glittering and witty comedy directed by Dominic Dromgoole, and classically staged at the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End.

Showing Wed 23 January 19.15 and Mon 28 January 13.00

NT Live: Allelujah

NT Live: Allelujah!

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered'. Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer) in your local cinema.

Showing Thu 24 January 19.30

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Winner of 3 WhatsOnStage Awards including Best New Musical and nominated for 5 Olivier Awards, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie was filmed live at the Apollo Theatre in London's Shaftesbury Avenue

Showing Tue 29 January 19.00

ROH: La Traviata

ROH: La Traviata

From the thrill of unexpected romance to a heartbreaking reconciliation that comes too late – Verdi’s La Traviata is one of the most popular of all operas.

Showing Wed 30 January 18.45

NT Live: I'm Not Running

NT Live: I'm Not Running

I'm Not Running is a brilliant new play by David Hare (writer of the hugely popular NT Live broadcast of Skylight) which explores the clash between private lives and public responsibility in modern politics. Broadcast live from the National Theatre.

Showing Thu 31 January 19.00

MET Opera: Carmen

MET Opera: Carmen

Don’t miss this revival of Sir Richard Eyre’s production. Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine plays opera’s ultimate seductress, while Roberto Alagna returns to the role of Don José, the good-hearted soldier in whom she unleashes an uncontrollable passion.

Showing Sat 2 February 17.55

NT Live: Madness of George III

NT Live: The Madness of George III

Multi-award- winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live's first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

Showing Tue 12 February 19.45

ROH: Don Quixote

ROH: Don Quixote

The story follows Don Quixote ’s picaresque journey to do deeds in honour of his imaginary noble lady, Dulcinea. Sunny, charming, funny and touching – Don Quixote is a ballet as full of uplifting emotion as it is of astonishing ballet technique.

Showing Tue 19 February 19.15

Oscar Wilde: Lady Windermere's Fan

Oscar Wilde Season: Lady Windermere's Fan

A new production of Oscar Wildes social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, staged at the Vaudeville Theatre in Londons West End, and directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke.

Showing Wed 27 February 19.15 and Mon 4 March 13.00

MET Opera: La Fille du Regiment

MET Opera: La Fille du Regiment

Full of wit and invention, Donizetti’s comic opera is a delight. The famous aria “Ah, Mes Amis,” with its nine high Cs, is known as the Mount Everest for tenorsone of opera’s most show-stopping numbers

Showing Sat 2 March 17.55

The Great Escape

The Great Escape with Dan Snow: A Gala Screening

On the 75th anniversary of The Great Escape, Dan Snow hosts a commemorative evening featuring The D-Day Darlings and special guests, culminating with a gala screening of the remastered 1963 cult film, starring Steve McQueen.

Showing Sun 24 March 18.00

Oscar Wilder Season: An Ideal Husband

Oscar Wilde Season: An Ideal Husband

A new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, filmed live for cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End.

Showing Wed 27 March 19.15 and Mon 1 April 13.00

Met Opera: Die Walkure

MET Opera: Die Walkure

Featuring some of the most glorious music ever written - including, of course, the Ride of the Valkyrie - Die Walküre is the second of the four operas that comprise Wagner’s Ring cycle, a story of monsters, gods, and humans on a superhuman scale.

Showing Sat 30 March 17.00

ROH: La Forza del Destino

ROH: La Forza del Destino

Jonas Kaufmann and Anna Netrebko star in Verdi ’s epic La Forza del Destino an opera which demands the very best of singers for its powerful music and the fullest theatrical treatment for its story of bitter revenge pursued across miles and years

Showing Tue 2 April 18.15

RSC Live: As You Like It

RSC Live: As You Like It

Rosalind is banished, wrestling with her heart and her head. With her cousin by her side, she journeys to a world of exile where barriers are broken down and all can discover their deeper selves.

Showing Wed 17 April 19.00

ROH: Faust

ROH: Faust

There are many versions of the story of Faust, who trades his soul with the Devil for youth and power, but Gounod ’s opera remains one of the most constantly enthralling.

Showing Tue 30 April 18.45

The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde Season: The Importance of Being Earnest

A new production of one of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, filmed live for cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End.

Showing Wed 1 May 19.15 and Tue 7 May 13.00

MET Opera: Dialogues des Carmélites

MET Opera: Dialogues des Carmélites

As the French Revolution begins, shy Blanche, becomes a novice nun under an elderly prioress. Blanche’s aristocratic family flees the Terror, but she remains behind, struggling between her fear of the guillotine and her duty to the convent.

Showing Sat 11 May 17.00

NT Live: All My Sons

NT Live: All My Sons

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.

Showing Tue 14 May 19.00 and Tue 28 May 19.00

ROH: Within the Golden Hour, Flight Pattern & Cherkaoui

ROH: Within the Golden Hour, Flight Pattern & Cherkaoui

The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is shown in works from three of today ’s leading choreographers. Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour, Crystal Pite’s Flight Pattern, and Sidi Larbi's Cherkaoui

Showing Thu 16 May 19.15

RSC Live: The Taming of the Shre

RSC Live: The Taming Of The Shrew

In a reimagined 1590, England is a matriarchy. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story.

Showing Wed 5 June 19.00

ROH: Romeo and Juliet

ROH: Romeo and Juliet

ROH brings the colour and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting, and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and Capulets.

Showing Tue 11 June 19.15

NT Live: Small Island

NT Live: Small Island

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

Showing Thu 27 June 19.00 and 2 more

RSC Live: Measure for Measure

RSC Live: Measure For Measure

When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her.

Showing Wed 31 July 19.00

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