Upcoming Events


    The Importance of Being Earnest

    23/10/2018

    Part of the Vaudeville Theatre’s Oscar Wilde Season. Recorded as live.
    A new production of one of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Wilde’s much-loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. 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. With Sophie Thompson, Jeremy Swift and Fiona Button.




    Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour

    26/10/2018

    103 album releases, 123 single hits and the equivalent of 20 years spent in the UK charts. Britain’s Ultimate Pop Star, Sir Cliff Richard is celebrating 60 years in the music business and he wants to invite you to the most fabulous big screen party of the year!




    NT Live: Allelujah!

    01/11/2018

    Alan Bennett’s sharp and witty new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Set in a local hospital facing closure as part of an efficiency drive, this state-of-the-nation piece is a ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer). Filmed before an audience and shown “as live”.




    Red

    08/11/2018

    Following the run at the Wyndham’s Theatre which ended in July, Red will be broadcast in cinemas. Written by John Logan, directed by Michael Grandage CBE the play stars Alfred Molina as legendary artist Mark Rothko alongside Alfred Enoch as his assistant. It enjoyed hugely successful runs both in the West End and on Broadway, where it won 6 Tony awards, including Best Play.




    Funny Girl - The Musical

    13/11/2018

    Recording of live show.
    Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to cinemas, featuring Sheridan Smith in “an unforgettable star turn” (The Times). Funny Girl is semi-biographical, based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice (a role made famous by Barbara Streisand on Broadway and in the 1968 film adaptation), and her stormy relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nick Arnstein.




    Funny Girl - The Musical

    15/11/2018

    Recording of live show.
    Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to cinemas, featuring Sheridan Smith in “an unforgettable star turn” (The Times). Funny Girl is semi-biographical, based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice (a role made famous by Barbara Streisand on Broadway and in the 1968 film adaptation), and her stormy relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nick Arnstein.




    Hymn: Sarah Brightman in Concert

    16/11/2018

    Recording of live show.
    Best-selling soprano Sarah Brightman is on the big screen with a performance of her latest album.
    Hymn: Sarah Brightman In Concert, is captured live from Neuschwanstein Castle in the Bavarian Alps, with special guests including Martio Fragoulisa, Vincent Niclo, Yoshiki and Narcis.




    The King and I: From The London Palladium

    29/11/2018

    The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes to cinemas in this unmissable event recorded live from London’s iconic Palladium.




    The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

    03/12/2018

    Live screening from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
    Peter Wright’s interpretation of The Nutcracker has been enchanting children and adults alike since its first performance by The Royal Ballet in 1984. Lev Ivanov’s 1892 ballet combined with Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous, iconic score are presented in a festive period setting with vivid designs to make this a charming and magical production.
    Clara is given an enchanted Nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. As midnight strikes, she creeps downstairs to find a magical adventure awaiting her and her Nutcracker.




    NT Live (Delayed): The Madness of George III

    04/12/2018

    Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be 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 1991.
    The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance).
    It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy.




    NT Live: Antony and Cleopatra

    06/12/2018

    Simon Godwin follows the success of Twelfth Night with another Olivier Theatre Shakespeare. Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play the titular lovers, with design by Hildegard Bechtler.
    Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.




    NT Live: I'm Not Running

    14/02/2019

    Delayed screening, recorded as live from the National Theatre.

    An explosive new play by David Hare with a cast including Siân Brooke.
    Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.
    What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?