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    NT Live: Fleabag

    12/09/2019

    See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End.




    Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas

    22/09/2019

    To celebrate the publication of The Testaments, the highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, author Margaret Atwood talks about her remarkable career and why she has returned to her Handmaid story, 34 years later.




    NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

    26/09/2019

    Pre-recorded from 2011. Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

    Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.
    Holed up at The Cricketers’ Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple.




    NT Live: Fleabag

    28/09/2019

    ‘Witty, filthy and supreme.’ Guardian. The one-woman stage show on which the popular TV series was based.
    Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones, Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life.
    Fleabag may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose.




    NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

    01/10/2019

    Encore showing of this recording from 2011 of the popular comedy by Richard Bean, based on ‘The Servant of Two Masters’ by Carlo Goldoni.
    Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.
    Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.




    Royal Opera: Don Giovanni

    21/10/2019

    Delayed live screening from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.
    Kasper Holten’s visually striking production accentuates the beauty and invention of Mozart’s dazzling tragicomedy. Erwin Schrott is the Don with Roberto Tagliavini as Leporello.




    NT Live: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    22/10/2019

    NT Live is working with Bridge Theatre to capture live their production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, starring Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) and Oliver Chris (NT Live: Young Marx) as the fairy King and Queen. Directed by Nicholas Hytner and building on the success of their immersive staging for Julius Caesar, Shakespeare’s favourite comedy will see the theatre transform into forest – a dream world of flying fairies, contagious fogs and moonlight revels.
    Timings to be confirmed. Recorded in front of (and involving) a live audience.




    Royal Opera: Don Pasquale

    24/10/2019

    Live screening from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Bryn Terfel heads a star cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedy of domestic drama across two generations.




    Billy Connolly: The Sex Life of Bandages

    01/11/2019

    Hailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to cinemas with this brilliant show from his final stand-up tour. Recorded in Australia in 2015 before his retirement from live comedy due to Parkinson’s disease, this event will also include an interview filmed for cinema audiences, in which Connolly will speak about his career, life and legacy.




    NT Live: Hansard

    07/11/2019

    Broadcast live from the National Theatre, a brand new play, Hansard by Simon Wood. The play is directed by Simon Godwin (Antony & Cleopatra) and features two-time Olivier Award winner Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and three-time Olivier Award winner Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen).




    42nd Street - The Musical

    12/11/2019

    Filmed live at the magnificent Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London’s West End in 2018, this spectacular revival of the classic musical stars Bonnie Langford and features the iconic songs 42nd Street, We’re in the Money, Dames and Lullaby of Broadway.
    The largest ever production of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical theatre spectacular, this won 5 star reviews and 4 WhatsOnStage Awards.




    NT Live: Present Laughter

    28/11/2019

    Captured live: Noel Coward’s 1930’s hilarious comedy Present Laughter from The Old Vic starring Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag). It tells the story of star actor Garry Essendine, whose colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control and is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.
    Timings and rating to be confirmed.




    Royal Ballet: Coppelia

    10/12/2019

    Live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
    A classic returns to the Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia – a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls. The intricate choreography is set to Delibes’ delightful score and shows off the technical precision and comedic timing of the whole Company. Osbert Lancaster’s designs bring a colourful storybook world to life in this Christmas treat for the whole family.




    Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

    17/12/2019

    Recorded in 2016 to celebrate Peter Wright’s 90th birthday, this special performance is given another outing to cinemas. The Royal Ballet’s enchanting Christmas favourite, set to music by Tchaikovsky, has such delights as the dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.