English National Ballet present Akram Khan’s original and highly acclaimed production.
Filmed live at the Liverpool Empire in October 2017.
The classic story of love, betrayal and redemption has been reimagined in this stunning new version, with sets and costumes by Academy-Award winning designer Tim Yip (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon), and an ‘ominous, gothic’ (The Observer) adaptation of Adolphe Adam’s original score by composer Vincenzo Lamagna.
Live screen from the Royal Opera House of the Royal Ballet’s production. Kenneth MacMillan’s powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic love is a masterpiece of modern ballet, set to music by Jules Massenet.
Please note that Manon contains scenes of an adult nature, including sexual violence and has a 12A BBFC Certificate. There will be 2 intervals.
Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris, will see Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
Live from the Royal Albert Hall on the 75th Anniversary, with a Gala screening of the newly restored film with an introduction by Dan Snow and guests.
Director: Michael Anderson
Stars: Michael Redgrave, Richard Todd, Ursula Jeans
Thu 17 May 7.15pm Book Now
Duration: 184 mins
AGE Rating: Cert U
Under 16s: £5
A GALA EVENT ON THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY
Dan Snow will host a commemorative evening paying tribute to Wing Commander Guy Gibson and his comrades of the legendary 617 Squadron. Guests will include family members of the Dam Busters crew, former members of 617 Squadron, renowned historian Paul Beaver, plus a ‘bouncing bomb’ experiment and music from the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra.
On 26 February 1943, the Royal Air Force’s most daring operation of the Second World War, ‘Operation Chastise’ was given final approval by the Air Ministry. This later became known as the legendary ‘Dam Busters Raid’. Dan Snow will reflect on the work of the mastermind behind the operation, Sir Barnes Wallis, whose ‘bouncing bomb’ was carried by 19 Lancasters for the attack on the dams of Germany’s Ruhr valley. The event will also pay tribute to Wing Commander Guy Gibson and his comrades of 617 Squadron.
The re-mastered Dam Buster film will be shown after the Royal Albert Hall event.
Recorded as live from the Dominion Theatre, London.
The West End production of this musical, based on the classic Gene Kelly film, has had rave reviews: “truly ravishing” – The Guardian. With music by George Gershwin, this story of an American GI’s romance with a beautiful ballet dancer in post-war Paris, boasts stunning designs and is directed and choreographed by the Royal Ballet’s Christopher Wheeldon.
Live-screen from the Vaudeville Theatre’s Oscar Wilde Season of his political comedy.
An ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his past financial chicanery…
Starring real-life father and son Edward Fox and Freddie Fox, Olivier Award-nominated Frances Barber, Nathaniel Parker, Sally Bretton and Susan Hampshire.
Matthew Bourne’s ballet, which recently completed a sell-out run at Sadler’s Wells, sets this classic tale in World War II.
Recorded as live, with two intervals.
The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet, with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane.
Recorded as live from the Oscar Wilde Season at The Vaudeville Theatre
Kathy Burke’s ‘gloriously funny’ revival stars the ‘superb’ Samantha Spiro, the ‘dashingly funny’ Kevin Bishop, ‘Show stealing Jennifer Saunders’ leading a ‘roster of excellent performances’, including the ‘spellbinding’ Grace Molony as Lady Windermere.