Delayed screening of live performance from The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Kenneth MacMillan’s passionate choreography for Romeo and Juliet shows The Royal Ballet at its dramatic finest. Sergey Prokofiev’s iconic score provides the basis for the ballet’s romantic pas de deux and vibrant crowd scenes, while 16th-century Verona is created by Nicholas Georgiadis’s magnificent designs.
There will be 2 intervals.
Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.
Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.
The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.
A company of 40 actors take to the stage of the National Theatre in this timely and moving story, directed by Rufus Norris.
Live from Croke Park Dublin.
Westlife are back! It’s been 20 years since the record-breaking boyband smashed into the charts with their first No. 1 single and now their highly anticipated reunion tour is coming to cinemas worldwide, broadcast live from Dublin’s iconic Croke Park stadium.
‘The Twenty Tour’ will see Shane, Nicky, Mark and Kian perform their brand-new music, as well as all 14 of their UK No.1 hits.
The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.
Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.
On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins.
163 years later, the firm they establish – Lehman Brothers – spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.
This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play will be broadcast live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.
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 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.
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).
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.