Recorded and shown as live. Nicholas Hytner directs a new take on the Shakespeare classic. Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder plays Caesar and David Morrissey is Mark Antony. Broadcast from The Bridge Theatre, London.
Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital.
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.
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.
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.