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Enjoy the best theatre productions from all over the world from the best seat in the house.  From ballet and opera to world-class theatre, there is something for everyone.  Excellent value and top-notch quality from your local cinema.

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Upcoming films & events

Yerma
NT Live: Yerma (15)
The incredible Billie Piper returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role where a young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child.
  • Thu 31 Aug
  • 19.00
John le Carré, An Evening with George Smiley
John le Carré, An Evening with George Smiley
Join us for a celebration of one of the world’s greatest writers as he shares the secrets behind the creation of his most beloved character.
  • Thu 7 Sep
  • 19.45
The Magic Flute
ROH: The Magic Flute
Prince Tamino promises the Queen of the Night that he will rescue her daughter Pamina from the enchanter Sarastro. He begins his quest, accompanied by the bird-catcher Papageno – but all is not as it seems...
  • Wed 20 Sep
  • 19.15
La Boheme
ROH: La bohème
When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill.
  • Tue 3 Oct
  • 19.15
NT Live: Hamlet (encore)
NT Live: Hamlet (encore) (12A)
Academy Award winner nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the role of Shakespeare's great tradgedy.
  • Thu 5 Oct
  • 19.00
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
ROH: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
At a garden party on a sunny afternoon, Alice is surprised to see her parents’ friend Lewis Carroll transform into a white rabbit. When she follows him down a rabbit hole events become curiouser and curiouser...
  • Mon 23 Oct
  • 19.15
Follies
NT Live: Follies (12A)
Follies is a dazzling musical by Stephen Sondheim performed for the first time on the National Theatre’s Olivier stage.
  • Thu 16 Nov
  • 19.00
The Nutcracker
ROH: The Nutcracker
The young Clara creeps downstairs on Christmas Eve to play with her favourite present – a Nutcracker doll. But the mysterious magician Drosselmeyer is waiting to sweep her off on a magical adventure.
  • Tue 5 Dec
  • 19.15
Young Marx
NT Live: Young Marx (12A)
His writing blocked, his marriage dying, his friend Engels in despair at his wasted genius, his only hope is a job on the railway. But there’s still no one in the capital who can show you a better night out than Karl Heinrich Marx.
  • Thu 7 Dec
  • 19.00
Rigoletto
ROH: Rigoletto
Rigoletto, court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father of one of the Duke’s victims for his irreverent laughter. When the Duke seduces Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda, it seems the curse is taking effect...
  • Tue 16 Jan 2018
  • 19.15
Tosca
ROH: Tosca
Tosca is one of the great evenings of opera, and from its strident opening chords conjures up a world of political instability and menace.
  • Wed 7 Feb 2018
  • 19.15
Carmen
ROH: Carmen
Carmen is the best-known work by French composer Georges Bizet, and one of the most famous operas in the entire art form.
  • Tue 6 Mar 2018
  • 18.45
Julius Caesar
NT Live: Julius Caesar (12A)
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.
  • Thu 22 Mar 2018
  • 19.00
Swan Lake
ROH: Swan Lake
Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night.
  • Tue 12 Jun 2018
  • 19.15

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