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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

Tristan Dyer in Liam Scarlett's The Age of Anxiety
ROH: The Bernstein Centenary (12A)
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
  • 19.15
  • 19.15
Wind in the Willows: The Musical
Wind in the Willows: The Musical (PG)
Stunningly brought to life in a spectacular new musical by Oscar-winning screenwriter Abbey Julian Fellowes and Olivier-award winning composer George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, The Wind In The Willows will delight audiences of all ages!
  • Tue 3 Apr
  • 13.30
  • Sat 7 Apr
  • 13.15
  • 16.25
Chorus of Witches in Verdi’s Macbeth
ROH: Macbeth
Verdi's opera on Shakespeare's tragedy is conducted by Antonio Pappano, with a magnificent cast including Anna Netrebko,Zeljko Lucic and Ildebrando D'Arcangelo.
  • Wed 4 Apr
  • 19.15
RSC Live: Macbeth (12A)
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.
  • Wed 11 Apr
  • 19.00
  • 19.00
Scream for Me Sarajevo
Scream for Me Sarajevo (CTBA)
Sarajevo in 1994 was a city under siege. Mortars and grenades rained down on the city, killing indiscriminately every day. Amongst the madness, would it be possible to persuade a global rock star to come and play a show for local fans?
  • Tue 17 Apr
  • 19.45
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
  • 19.15
NT Live: Macbeth (15)
The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.
  • Thu 10 May
  • 19.00
Matthew Bourne's Cinderella
Matthew Bourne's Cinderella + Live Q&A (PG)
Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. This special dance screening will be followed by a live Q&A with Matthew Bourne exclusively for cinemas.
  • Tue 15 May
  • 19.00
An American In Paris - The Musical
An American In Paris - The Musical (12A)
An American GI’s chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer leads Paris to become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war...
  • Wed 16 May
  • 19.00
The Dam Busters at 75
The Dam Busters at 75 (U)
Live at the Royal Albert Hall, Dan Snow is joined on stage by the Glenn Miller Orchestra plus historian Paul Beaver and Professor Hugh Hunt as they explore the history of the iconic raid and how it led to the making of a classic British film.
  • Thu 17 May
  • 19.00
Oscar Wilde: An Ideal Husband
Oscar Wilde Season LIVE: An Ideal Husband (12A)
A new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End.
  • Tue 5 Jun
  • 19.15
ROH Swan Lake production photo.
ROH: Swan Lake
Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night.
  • Tue 12 Jun
  • 19.15
RSC Live: Romeo And Juliet (2018) (12A)
What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate?
  • Wed 18 Jul
  • 19.00
Andre Rieu
André Rieu Maastricht Concert 2018 (12A)
'Amore, My Tribute to Love', is the renowned violinists tribute to his love for music, and his love for both of his families; his wife and children, and of course for his Johann Strauss Orchestra, who he has performed with for over 30 years.
  • Sat 28 Jul
  • 19.00
  • Sun 29 Jul
  • 15.05
Merry Wives
RSC: The Merry Wives of Windsor (12A)
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.
  • Wed 12 Sep
  • 19.00
La Boheme from Sydney Harbour
La Boheme on Sydney Harbour (2018) (12A)
Experience the romance of Puccini's original Bohemian love story, from the magnificent outdoor setting of the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour.
  • Thu 13 Sep
  • 19.30
The Merry Widow Ballet
The Merry Widow Ballet
Based on Franz Lehar's beloved operetta, this lively tale is set in the ballrooms and salons of Belle Epoque paris. Created especially for Ballet Australia.
  • Thu 20 Sep
  • 19.30
The Importance Of Being Earnest
Oscar Wilde Season LIVE: The Importance of Being Earnest (12A)
Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how unsmooth runs the course of true love, while Lady Bracknell keeps a baleful eye on the mayhem of manners.
  • Tue 9 Oct
  • 19.15
Troilus and Cressida
RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida (12A)
Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested, and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences.
  • Wed 14 Nov
  • 19.00

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