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Brian and Charles
Runtime: 90mins   Rating: PG
After a particularly harsh winter Brian goes into a deep depression; completely isolated and with no one to talk to, Brian does what any sane person would do when faced with such..read more
After a particularly harsh winter Brian goes into a deep depression; completely isolated and with no one to talk to, Brian does what any sane person would do when faced with such a melancholic situation. He builds a robot.
Cinderella (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
Royal Ballet Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton’s Cinderellacelebrates its 75thanniversary this Season. The ballet’s opening night in 1948, featuring Moira Shearer and..read more
Royal Ballet Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton’s Cinderellacelebrates its 75thanniversary this Season. The ballet’s opening night in 1948, featuring Moira Shearer and Michael Somes in the lead roles, was received rapturously. After over a decade away from the Royal Opera House stage, Ashton’s timeless reworking of Charles Perrault’s famous rags-to-riches story returns, showcasing the choreographer’s deft musicality and the beauty of Prokofiev’s transcendent score. A creative team steeped in the magic of theatre, film, dance and opera brings new atmosphere to Cinderella’s ethereal world of fairy godmothers and pumpkin carriages, handsome princes and finding true love.
Elvis
Runtime: 160mins   Rating: 12A
The life story of Elvis Presley as seen through the complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom..read more
The life story of Elvis Presley as seen through the complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
ERIC RAVILIOUS: DRAWN TO WAR
Runtime: 88mins   Rating:
ERIC RAVILIOUS: DRAWN TO WAR is a true story. Eric Ravilious is as compelling and enigmatic as his art. Set against the dramatic wartime locations that inspire him, Margy..read more
ERIC RAVILIOUS: DRAWN TO WAR is a true story. Eric Ravilious is as compelling and enigmatic as his art. Set against the dramatic wartime locations that inspire him, Margy Kinmonth’s film brings to life this brilliant but still grossly undervalued British artist. Caught in the crossfire of war 80 years ago, Ravilious’s legacy largely sank without trace, until now. Made with the blessing of the Ravilious Estate, this first full length feature documentary about Ravilious unfolds in his own words, through previously unseen private correspondence and rare archive film. Shot entirely on location in the UK, Portugal and Ireland, the film features Ai Weiwei, Alan Bennett, Grayson Perry, Robert Macfarlane with Freddie Fox, Tamsin Greig and many more.
Get Carter
Runtime: 111mins   Rating: 18
GET CARTER is a British crime drama, from 1971, in which a London gangster goes to Newcastle to try and identify his brother's..read more
GET CARTER is a British crime drama, from 1971, in which a London gangster goes to Newcastle to try and identify his brother's killers.
Good Luck To You, Leo Grande
Runtime: 97mins   Rating: 15
Nancy Stokes doesn’t know good sex. Whatever it may be, Nancy, a retired schoolteacher, is pretty sure she has never had it, but she is determined to finally do something about..read more
Nancy Stokes doesn’t know good sex. Whatever it may be, Nancy, a retired schoolteacher, is pretty sure she has never had it, but she is determined to finally do something about that. She even has a plan: It involves an anonymous hotel room, and a young sex worker who calls himself Leo Grande.
Il Trovatore (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
Passions run high as Manrico and the Count di Luna compete for the affections of Leonora. Little do they know, Manrico’s mother Azucena has been keeping a terrible secret for..read more
Passions run high as Manrico and the Count di Luna compete for the affections of Leonora. Little do they know, Manrico’s mother Azucena has been keeping a terrible secret for decades. Soon a curse from the past will rise up from the ashes with devastating implications for them all.Starring Ludovic Tézier and Jamie Barton, Adele Thomas’s energetic staging sets Verdi’s tale in a Hieronymus Bosch-inspired universe of medieval superstition. Antonio Pappano conducts Verdi’s dramatic score, which featuresthe famous ‘Anvil’chorus.
La bohème (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
Paris, 1900. Penniless writer Rodolfo believes that art is all he needs –until he meets Mimì, the lonely seamstress who lives upstairs. So begins a timeless love..read more
Paris, 1900. Penniless writer Rodolfo believes that art is all he needs –until he meets Mimì, the lonely seamstress who lives upstairs. So begins a timeless love story that blooms, fades, and rekindles with the passing seasons. But while the couple’s friends Marcello and Musetta passionately row and make up, a force greater than love threatens Rodolfo and Mimì. Richard Jones’s production evokes the vivid contrasts of fin de siècle Paris, from Bohemian apartments to glittering arcades.
Lightyear
Runtime: 104mins   Rating: PG
The definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear—the hero who inspired the toy—introducing the legendary Space Ranger who would win generations of..read more
The definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear—the hero who inspired the toy—introducing the legendary Space Ranger who would win generations of fans.
Like Water for Chocolate (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
A modern Mexican classic of magic realism provides the basis for The Royal Ballet’s new full-length work, reuniting Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon with the ..read more
A modern Mexican classic of magic realism provides the basis for The Royal Ballet’s new full-length work, reuniting Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon with the creative team who transformed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderlandand The Winter’s Taleinto dance, composer Joby Talbot and designer Bob Crowley.The ballet is inspiredbyLaura Esquivel’s novel - a captivating family saga where the central character’s emotions spill out through cooking to influence everyone around her in startling and dramatic ways. In this co-production with American Ballet Theatre, Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra also acts asmusical consultant for Talbot’s newly commissioned score, andWheeldon has workedclosely with Esquivel to reshape her richly layered story intoan entertaining and engrossing new ballet.
Madama Butterfly (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
‘Love cannot kill: it brings new life.’ On a starlit night in Nagasaki, these are the words spoken by American naval officerPinkerton to young geisha Cio-Cio-San. But as ..read more
‘Love cannot kill: it brings new life.’ On a starlit night in Nagasaki, these are the words spoken by American naval officerPinkerton to young geisha Cio-Cio-San. But as they both learn, words and promises carelessly spoken can have indelible consequences. With a score that includes Butterfly’s aria, 'Un bel dì, vedremo' (‘One fine day’) and the ‘Humming Chorus’, Giacomo Puccini’s opera is entrancing and ultimately heart-breaking. Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s exquisite production takes inspiration from19th-century European images of Japan.
Mayerling (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
Inspired by dark and gripping real life events, this Royal Ballet classic depicts the sexual and morbid obsessions of Crown Prince Rudolf leading to the..read more
Inspired by dark and gripping real life events, this Royal Ballet classic depicts the sexual and morbid obsessions of Crown Prince Rudolf leading to the murder-suicide scandal with his mistress Mary Vetsera. The oppressive glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court in the 1880s sets the scene for a suspenseful drama of psychological and political intrigue as Rudolf fixates on his mortality.Kenneth MacMillan’s 1978 balletremains a masterpiece of storytelling and this revival marks 30 years since the choreographer’s death.Expect to see The Royal Balletat its dramatic finestacross potent ensemble scenes and some of the most daring and emotionally demanding pas de deux in the ballet repertory.
National Theatre Live: Prima Facie - Encore
Runtime: 120mins   Rating: 15
Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play. Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister. She has worked her way up..read more
Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play. Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister. She has worked her way up from working class origins to be at the top of her game; defending; cross examining and winning. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge. Prima Facie takes us to the heart of where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game. Justin Martin directs this solo tour de force, captured live from the intimate Harold Pinter Theatre in London’s West End.
Royal Opera House - Aida 2022
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
Princess Aida has been kidnapped: a valuable prize in a war between Egypt and Ethiopia. Meanwhile, the ambitious soldier Radames wrestles with his feelings for her. As they draw..read more
Princess Aida has been kidnapped: a valuable prize in a war between Egypt and Ethiopia. Meanwhile, the ambitious soldier Radames wrestles with his feelings for her. As they draw closer together, each must make an agonizingchoice between their loyalty to home, and their love for each other.In this new production, director Robert Carsen situates Verdi’s large-scale political drama within a contemporary world, framing its power struggles and toxic jealousies in the apparatus of a modern, totalitarian state. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conductsVerdi’s glorious, monumental score.
The Barber of Seville (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
When Rosina falls in love with amysterious young suitorwho calls himself Lindoro, she must use all her cunning - and a little help from her local barber - to outwit her..read more
When Rosina falls in love with amysterious young suitorwho calls himself Lindoro, she must use all her cunning - and a little help from her local barber - to outwit her calculating guardian Dr Bartolo.Expect heart-melting serenades, ridiculous disguises and a fairytale ending waiting just out of reach. From the barber’s famous opening number ‘Largo al factotum,’ with its cry of ‘Figaro!Figaro!,’to Rosina’s feisty aria ‘Una voce poco fa,’ Gioachino Rossini’s comic opera is a riotously entertaining affair. Rafael Payare makes his Royal Opera House debut conducting an outstanding internationalcast that includes Andrzej Filonczyk, Aigul Akhmetshina, Lawrence Brownleeand Bryn Terfel.
The Lost Girls
Runtime: 100mins   Rating: 15
THE LOST GIRLS is a drama in which four generations of women must must escape Peter Pan's hold on their lives and the promises he wants them to..read more
THE LOST GIRLS is a drama in which four generations of women must must escape Peter Pan's hold on their lives and the promises he wants them to keep.
The Marriage of Figaro (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
Servants Figaro and Susanna are filled with excitement on their wedding day, but there’s a hitch: their employer, the Count Almaviva, has dishonourable intentions of his own..read more
Servants Figaro and Susanna are filled with excitement on their wedding day, but there’s a hitch: their employer, the Count Almaviva, has dishonourable intentions of his own towards the bride-to-be.With more twists than a page boy’s stockings, the story of Mozart’s comic opera will surprise and delight you at every turn. Comefor the music and stay for the cross-dressing hilarity, all unfolding over the course of one crazy, topsy-turvy day in the Almaviva household. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappanoconductsa truly international cast in David McVicar’s timeless production.
The Nutcracker (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
Join Clara at a delightful Christmas Eve party that becomes a magical adventure once everyone else is tucked up in bed. Marvel at the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s score, as..read more
Join Clara at a delightful Christmas Eve party that becomes a magical adventure once everyone else is tucked up in bed. Marvel at the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s score, as Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker fight the Mouse King and visit the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince in the glittering Kingdom of Sweets. Peter Wright’s much-loved production for The Royal Ballet, with gorgeous period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, keeps true to the spirit of this festive ballet classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular classical dancing.
The Railway Children Return
Runtime: 98mins   Rating: U
Follow a group of children who are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during the Second World War, where they encounter a young soldier who, like them, is far away from..read more
Follow a group of children who are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during the Second World War, where they encounter a young soldier who, like them, is far away from home.
The Royal Ballet: A Diamond Celebration (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
The Royal Ballet’s dazzling Principals lead an evening not to be missed, their sparkling talents a perfect fit for a diamond anniversary. Celebrating the 60thanniversary of..read more
The Royal Ballet’s dazzling Principals lead an evening not to be missed, their sparkling talents a perfect fit for a diamond anniversary. Celebrating the 60thanniversary of The Friends of Covent Garden, this programme recognisesthe amazing support of all ROH Friends past and present.The showcase will demonstrate the breadth and diversity of The Royal Ballet’s repertory in classical, contemporary and heritage works. It will also include world premieres of short ballets by choreographers Pam Tanowitz, Joseph Toonga and Valentino Zucchetti as well asThe Royal Ballet’s first performance of For Fourby Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon and a performance of George Balanchine’s Diamonds.
The Sleeping Beauty (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
The Sleeping Beauty holds a very special place in The Royal Ballet’s heart and history. It was the first performance given by the Company when the Royal Opera House ..read more
The Sleeping Beauty holds a very special place in The Royal Ballet’s heart and history. It was the first performance given by the Company when the Royal Opera House reopened at Covent Garden in 1946 after World War II. In 2006, this original staging was revived and has been delighting audiences ever since. Frederick Ashton famously cited the pure classicism of Marius Petipa’s 19th-century ballet as a private lesson in the atmospheric art and craft of choreography. Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s ravishing music and Oliver Messel’s sumptuous fairytale designs with this true gem from the classical ballet repertory.
Turandot (ENCORE)
Runtime: 100mins   Rating:
In the court of Princess Turandot, suitors who fail to solve her riddles are brutally killed. But when a mysterious Prince answers one correctly, suddenly he holds all the power -..read more
In the court of Princess Turandot, suitors who fail to solve her riddles are brutally killed. But when a mysterious Prince answers one correctly, suddenly he holds all the power - and a glorious secret. When life hangs in the balance, can love conquer all? Puccini’s score is rich in musical marvels (featuringthe famous aria‘Nessun dorma’), while Andrei Serban’s production draws on Chinese theatrical traditions to evoke a colourful fantasy tableau of ancient Peking. Antonio Pappano conducts Anna Pirozzi in the title role and Yonghoon Lee as Calaf.
Where the Crawdads Sing
Runtime: 130mins   Rating: TBC
A woman who raised herself in the marshes of the deep South becomes a suspect in the murder of a man she was once involved..read more
A woman who raised herself in the marshes of the deep South becomes a suspect in the murder of a man she was once involved with.


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