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Astro Kid (PG)

Astro Kid

Get ready for an out-of-this-world, space-tastic adventure!


Following the destruction of their space-ship, ten-year-old Willy gets separated from his parents, while traveling through the galaxy. As his rescue capsule lands on a wild and unexplored planet, he befriends the friendly robot Buck and kooky alien Flash. Together they adventure through the wild and mysterious planet, discovering its wildlife and beauty but also the dangers that lie beneath!


As with all of our Kids Club screenings there will be a free activity of arts and crafts starting at 10am before the screening.

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Saturday 24 Aug 201911:00

Bolshoi: Giselle (Live) (TBC)

Bolshoi: Giselle (Live)

The young peasant girl Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the Wilis, vengeful spirits of jilted brides who condemn Albrecht to dance until he dies of exhaustion...


Giselle touches upon great and universal romantic themes. In this brand new production, renowned choreographer Alexei Ratmansky brings a fresh perspective to one of the oldest and greatest works of classical dance, giving the audience an opportunity to discover this iconic ballet anew.

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Sunday 26 Jan 202015:00

Bolshoi: Jewels (Live) 2020 (TBC)

Bolshoi: Jewels (Live) 2020

This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamond.


Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the three dance schools that had forged his style, each represented by a contrasting gemstone. Jewels offers a unique occasion to enjoy the genius of choreographer’s visually captivating work performed by some of the world’s most dazzling dancers.

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Sunday 19 Apr 202016:00

Bolshoi: Le Corsaire 2019 (TBC)

Bolshoi: Le Corsaire 2019

On the bazaar square of Andrinopolis, the Pachais struck by the beauty of Medora and tries to buy her, but the lovely young woman is not for sale. As the transaction is about to come to a close, Medora is kidnaped by Conrad, a charming corsair who catches her eye...


Bolshoi Prima Ballerina, the “mesmerizing” Ekaterina Krysanova and Leading Soloist Igor Tsvirko ignite Medora and Conrad’s passion with undeniable intensity. Le Corsaireremains a breathtaking production reworked by Alexei Ratmansky, who has created enough dancing for nearly the entire troupe, along with luxurious cinematic sets and a shipwreck, bringing the magic of this company to life.

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Sunday 17 Nov 201915:00

Bolshoi: Raymonda (Live) (TBC)

Bolshoi: Raymonda (Live)

Raymondais betrothed to Jean de Brienne, a gallant knight who pledged to go on a crusade led by the King of Hungary. When her beloved leaves, Abderakhman, a foreign knight,  makes a bid for the hand of Raymonda and threatens her fate when she rejects him...


Raymonda is a must-see of the Bolshoi, a work of living dance history. Being one of legendary choreographer Marius Petipa’s final works, he fully armed this ballet with beautiful court scenes, romantic corps de ballet dances, Hungarian czardas and a title role suited for the most outstanding ballerina.

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Sunday 27 Oct 201915:00

Bolshoi: Romeo & Juliet 2020 (TBC)

Bolshoi: Romeo & Juliet 2020

In spite of each of their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the Capulets and the Montagues will cost Mercutio’s life, causing Romeo a desire of vengeance for the loss of his friend...


Thestar-crossed lovers’ tragic fate inspired Prokofiev a remarkable cinematic score, from the delicate theme of Juliet to the ominous Dance of the Knights. Bolshoi stars Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov wholly embody the two eternal lovers in Alexei Ratmansky’s stunning evocation of love at first sight.

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Sunday 29 Mar 202014:00

Bolshoi: Swan Lake (Live) (TBC)

Bolshoi: Swan Lake (Live)

Prince Siegfried is summoned by his parents to choose a bride. However, he encounters a mysterious swan-woman by the lake, Odette, and is captivated by her. His vow of eternal love to her will have irreversible consequences.


Tchaikovsky’s essential masterpiece returns with a new cast for the most beloved ballet in the classical canon. Technically challenging and filled with vibrant emotion, with a stunning and world-famous corps de ballet in perfect unison, the legendary love story between Prince Siegfried and the dual personalities Odette/Odile, born at the Bolshoi Theatre, is a must-see.

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Sunday 23 Feb 202015:00

Cinememories: Singin' In The Rain (U)

Cinememories: Singin' In The Rain

Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor star in Singin' in the Rain, one of the greatest and most successful musicals ever filmed - filled with memorable songs, lavish routines and Kelly's fabulous song-and-dance number performed in the rain.

Our Cinememories dementia friendly screenings are free for anyone over 60 and guests of any age, such as friends, family or carers. The screenings will be shown with brighter lighting, quieter sound and an interval in the middle of the film for a sing-a-long and comfort break. This is included in the running time above.

A Dementia Adviser for the borough of Barnet (representing Alzheimer's Society) will be present at the screenings, offering information on how to live well with dementia and the support available for carers for someone living with the condition.

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Tuesday 27 Aug 201912:00

Downton Abbey (PG)

Downton Abbey

Intrigue, pageantry, romance, skulduggery, zingers from Maggie Smith – the big screen bow of Downton Abbey takes all the things you love about the TV show and rolls them out on a much grander scale.


The beloved upstairs-downstairs story continues in 1927, as the Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives: a royal visit. Naturally the impending arrival of King George V and Queen Mary causes quite the stir in the community, and prompts a flurry of silver-polishing, meal-planning and spring-cleaning in the household to ensure everything is in ship-shape.


But with the Great Depression looming and fewer servants to run the estate, all hands on deck might not be enough. Faced with the exacting demands of the overbearing royal butler and his staff, Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) reaches out to the now-retired butler Carson (Jim Carter) to help restore a little sense of Downton’s former glory.

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Friday 13 Sep 201912:5015:3018:0020:40
Saturday 14 Sep 201913:0015:4018:1520:50
Sunday 15 Sep 201913:1515:4518:1520:45
Monday 16 Sep 201912:0014:4517:2020:00
Tuesday 17 Sep 201913:0015:3018:0020:30
Wednesday 18 Sep 201913:3016:0018:3021:00
Thursday 19 Sep 201912:3015:1017:4520:25

Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas (12A)

Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas

On Tuesday 10 September, Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor Margaret Atwood to mark the release of The Testaments, Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale. The event will be broadcast live via satellite from the National Theatre in London.


The publication of The Handmaid’s Tale in 1985 and the current, Emmy Award-winning television series have created a cultural phenomenon, as handmaids have become a symbol of women’s rights and a protest against misogyny and oppression.


Atwood will be interviewed by broadcaster and author Samira Ahmed in a conversation spanning the length of Atwood’s remarkable career, her diverse range of works, and why she has returned to her seminal handmaid story, 34 years later.


“Dear Readers: Everything you've ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book. Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world we've been living in.”


With exclusive readings from the new book by special guests, this will be an unmissable and intimate event with Atwood, spotlighting her signature insight, humour and intellect.

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Tuesday 10 Sep 201919:30

Matthew Bourne's Romeo + Juliet (TBC)

Matthew Bourne's Romeo + Juliet

Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet is a passionate and contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic love story. Confined against their will by a society that seeks to divide, our two young lovers must follow their hearts as they risk everything to be together.


Bursting with youth, vitality and Matthew Bourne’s trademark storytelling, the UK’s brightest young dance talent join the New Adventures company, with direction and choreography by Matthew Bourne, design by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Paul Groothuis and new orchestrations of the Prokofiev score by Terry Davies, played live by the New Adventures Orchestra conducted by Brett Morris.

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Tuesday 22 Oct 201918:30

Met Opera: Agrippina (TBC)

Met Opera: Agrippina

In the Met’s first-ever performances of Agrippina, Handel’s satire of sex and power politics, Sir David McVicar reconceives a production evoking a scandalous world in which the Roman Empire never fell but simply kept going right up to the present. Joyce DiDonato stars as the power-hungry empress.

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Saturday 29 Feb 202017:55
Sunday 1 Mar 202012:00

Met Opera: Akhnaten (TBC)

Met Opera: Akhnaten

Phelim McDermott returns to the Met with a new staging

of Glass’s Akhnaten, originally created by LA Opera, Improbable, and English National Opera,

where it premiered, winning the 2017

Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production.

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Saturday 23 Nov 201917:55
Sunday 24 Nov 201912:00

Met Opera: Der Fliegende Hollander (TBC)

Met Opera: Der Fliegende Hollander

For the first time at the Met, Sir Bryn Terfel sings the role of the mysterious Dutchman, condemned to roam the seas for eternity, with Anja Kampe as the devoted Senta, whose love can set him free.

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Saturday 14 Mar 202016:55
Sunday 15 Mar 202012:00

Met Opera: Madama Butterfly (2019) (TBC)

Met Opera: Madama Butterfly (2019)

Hui He stars as the devoted geisha who gives everything for the American naval officer, sung by Andrea Carè.

Plácido Domingo adds another role to his remarkable repertoire, singing Sharpless for the first time.

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Saturday 9 Nov 201917:55
Monday 11 Nov 201912:00

Met Opera: Manon (2019) (TBC)

Met Opera: Manon (2019)

Lisette Oropesa stars as the irresistible title character, the tragic beauty who yearns for the finer things in life, in Laurent Pelly’s revealing production. Michael Fabiano is the besotted Chevalier des Grieux, whose desperate love for Manon proves their undoing.

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Saturday 26 Oct 201917:55
Monday 28 Oct 201912:00

Met Opera: Maria Stuarda (2020) (TBC)

Met Opera: Maria Stuarda (2020)

Donizetti’s drama, focused on the political and personal rivalry between two queens, returns to the Met with Diana Damrau as the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, and Jamie Barton as her rival, Queen Elizabeth I.

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Saturday 9 May 202017:55
Sunday 10 May 202012:00

Met Opera: Porgy and Bess (TBC)

Met Opera: Porgy and Bess

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess returns to the Met for the first time since 1990, in a new co-production with English National Opera and Dutch National Opera, hailed as a triumph at its premiere in London earlier this year.

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Saturday 1 Feb 202017:55
Sunday 2 Feb 202012:00

Met Opera: Tosca (TBC)

Met Opera: Tosca

Sir David McVicar’s bold staging of Puccini’s operatic thriller returns with star soprano Anna Netrebko as the passionate title diva, opposite Brian Jagde as her lover, the idealistic painter Mario Cavaradossi.

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Saturday 11 Apr 202017:55
Sunday 12 Apr 202012:00

Met Opera: Turandot (TBC)

Met Opera: Turandot

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Franco Zeffirelli’s celebrated production of Turandot, which

stars Christine Goerke in the title role of the icy Chinese

princess who has renounced all men.

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Saturday 12 Oct 201917:55
Monday 14 Oct 201912:00

Met Opera: Wozzeck (TBC)

Met Opera: Wozzeck

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts William

Kentridge’s new production of Alban Berg’s

expressionistic masterpiece Wozzeck, regarded for its

intense emotional power and brilliant score as

one of the most significant operas of the 20th century.

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Saturday 11 Jan 202017:55
Sunday 12 Jan 202012:00

Met Summer Encore: Aida (TBC)

Met Summer Encore: Aida

From the 2018–19 season

Soprano Anna Netrebko and mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili offer blazing performances in Verdi's grand drama of ancient Egypt, seen in a stunning production by Sonja Frisell. Nicola Luisotti conducts.

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Sunday 1 Sep 201912:00

Met Summer Encore: The Barber of Seville (TBC)

Met Summer Encore: The Barber of Seville

From the 2006–07 season

Rossini's madcap comedy receives a spirited production by Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher and stars mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, tenor Juan Diego Flórez, and baritone

Peter Mattei. Maurizio Benini conducts.

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Sunday 25 Aug 201912:00

Mrs Lowry and Son + Looking at Lowry (PG)

Mrs Lowry and Son + Looking at Lowry

Looking at Lowry with Timothy Spall: A preview screening of the film followed by an exclusive gallery talk from The Lowry Centre in Salford, where Timothy Spall will be discussing L.S. Lowry’s life and art with gallery curator Claire Stewart.


Beloved British artist L.S. Lowry (Timothy Spall) lived all his life with his over-bearing mother Elizabeth (Vanessa Redgrave). Bed-ridden and bitter, Elizabeth actively tried to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions, whilst never failing to voice her opinion at what a disappointment he was to her.

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Tuesday 27 Aug 201918:00

NT Encore: Fleabag (15)

NT Encore: Fleabag

See the award-winning one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End.


Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (TV's Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones, Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life.


Fleabag may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose.


“Witty, filthy and supreme.” – The Guardian


Encore screenings are available for this popular show. Please check cinema listings for details.

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Saturday 28 Sep 201920:30

NT Encore: Small Island (15)

NT Encore: Small Island

National Theatre Live

Small Island

adapted by Helen Edmundson

based on the novel by Andrea Levy



Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.


Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.


The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.


A company of 40 actors take to the stage of the National Theatre in this timely and moving story.


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Sunday 8 Sep 201914:00

NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream (TBC)

NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream

'The course of true love never did run smooth.’


A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences.


Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (The Barber Shop Chronicles) lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom.


Directed by Nicholas Hytner, this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will build on the success of his immersive staging of Julius Caesar (NT Live 2018). The Bridge Theatre will become a forest – a dream world of flying fairies, contagious fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.

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Thursday 17 Oct 201919:00

NT Live: Fleabag (15)

NT Live: Fleabag

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End.


Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones, Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life.


Fleabag may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose.


Playing to sold-out audiences in New York and London, don’t miss your chance to see this ‘legitimately hilarious show’ (New Yorker), broadcast live to a cinema near you.

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Thursday 12 Sep 201919:30 (Sold Out)

NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors (Encore 2019) (12A)

NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors (Encore 2019)

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.


Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.


Holed up at The Cricketers’ Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple.

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Thursday 26 Sep 201919:00
Sunday 29 Sep 201913:30

NT Live: Present Laughter (TBC)

NT Live: Present Laughter

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.


As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.


Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.

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Thursday 28 Nov 201919:00

Open House London 2019

Open House London 2019
We're delighted to be participating in Open House London again this year. There will be 4 guided tours of our historic building and projection room.

When you book a tour, receive a £2 discount for tickets to see a film at the Phoenix between Sunday 23 September and Thursday 27 September. Present your tour ticket at the box office on the day of the screening to claim your discount for the film.

Tours are free but must be booked in advance. Tours are in high demand so if you can no longer attend please let our box office know on 020 8444 6789.

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Sunday 22 Sep 201910:0010:3011:0011:30

Pain and Glory (15)

Pain and Glory

In Almodóvar’s deeply personal and tender new drama, a film director reflects on the choices he’s made in life as past and present come crashing down around him. Salvador Mallo (Antonio Banderas, who deservedly won Best Actor at Cannes Film Festival for his performance), an ageing Madrid-based auteur, is retreating into himself, facing ill health, depression and the decline of his powers. After a chance meeting reunites him with an actor from his past, a wild new chapter begins, sparking a series of reconciliations and reveries in which Salvador revisits old emotional wounds and tries to piece together the puzzle of his life and his art.

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Saturday 24 Aug 201913:0015:3018:0020:30
Sunday 25 Aug 201915:4518:2020:45
Monday 26 Aug 201915:30 (Relaxed Screening)18:0020:30
Tuesday 27 Aug 201920:30
Wednesday 28 Aug 201911:3017:0020:00
Thursday 29 Aug 201915:3018:0020:30

ROH Live: Concerto/Enigma/Raymonda (TBC)

ROH Live: Concerto/Enigma/Raymonda

From The Royal Ballet’s classical origins in the works of Marius Petipa, to the home-grown choreographers who put British ballet on the world stage, this mixed programme highlights the versatility of the Company. Petipa’s Raymonda Act III is Russian classical ballet summarized in one act, full of sparkle and precise technique, while Ashton’s Enigma Variations is quintessentially British in every way – from its score by Elgar and period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, to Ashton’s signature style, the essence of British ballet.

Concerto, MacMillan’s fusion of classical technique with a

contemporary mind, completes a programme that shows the breadth of The Royal Ballet’s heritage.

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Tuesday 5 Nov 201919:15

ROH Live: Coppelia (TBC)

ROH Live: Coppelia

A classic returns to The Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia – a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls. The intricate choreography is set to Delibes’ delightful score and shows off the technical precision and comedic timing of the whole Company. Osbert Lancaster’s designs bring a colourful storybook world to life in this Christmas treat for the whole family.

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Tuesday 10 Dec 201919:15

ROH Live: Don Giovanni (TBC)

ROH Live: Don Giovanni

Sexual intrigue, jealousy, wit, anger... and retribution! The new Royal Opera Season begins with Mozart’s engaging masterpiece, which follows Don Giovanni, the women he serially seduces, and the vengeance that finally catches up with him. The opera is renowned for its ever-shifting portrayals of complex characters, fast-moving action and mix of the comic

and the heartfelt. A cast of international singers both familiar and making Royal Opera debuts – under conductor Hartmut Haenchen perform the glorious arias and ensembles of this opera favourite.

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Tuesday 8 Oct 201918:45

ROH Live: Don Pasquale (TBC)

ROH Live: Don Pasquale

Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedy of domestic drama across two generations. The witty story of a middle-aged man whose supposed young wife runs rings around him – with her own ulterior romantic purpose in mind – has long delighted and surprised audiences, not least as presented with the sparkle

of its music and the virtuoso skill of its performers. Damiano Michieletto’s exhilarating production shows how contemporary the characters still are and how immediate and touching the story remains

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Thursday 24 Oct 201919:30

ROH Live: Elektra (TBC)

ROH Live: Elektra

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning director Christof Loy. This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother driven to madness, has provoked critics to lively debate and both shocked and excited audiences

since its 1909 premiere. Antonio Pappano conducts music that combines violence with moments of exquisite tenderness in his first Strauss interpretation for The Royal Opera since 2002. The outstanding cast includes Nina Stemme (Brunnhilde in last Season’s Der Ring des Nibelungen) in the title role, and Karita Mattila in her role debut as the haunted queen Klytämnestra.

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Thursday 18 Jun 202019:45

ROH Live: Fidelio (TBC)

ROH Live: Fidelio

Beethoven’s only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph. In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann plays the political prisoner Florestan, and Lise Davidsen his wife Leonore (disguised as ‘Fidelio’) who daringly sets out to rescue him. Set in strong counterpointare the ingredients of domestic intrigue, determined love and the cruelty of an oppressive regime. The music is transcendent throughout and includes the famous Act I Quartet, the Prisoners’ Chorus and Florestan’s impassioned Act II cry in the darkness and vision of hope. Tobias Kratzer’s new staging brings together the dark reality of the French Revolutionary ‘Terror’ and our own time to illuminate Fidelio’s inspiring message of shared humanity.

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Tuesday 17 Mar 202019:15

ROH Live: La Boheme (TBC)

ROH Live: La Boheme

Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyricalarias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself wept. Richard Jones’s character-led production perfectly captures La bohème’s mixture of comedy, romance and tragedy, with striking designs by Stewart Laing. The cast features some of the greatest interpreters of Puccini’s bohemian lovers performing today, as well as former members of The Royal Opera’s Jette Parker Young Artists Programme.

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Wednesday 29 Jan 202019:45

ROH Live: Marston & Starlett (TBC)

ROH Live: Marston & Starlett

Choreographer Cathy Marston is previously an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and much in demand internationally. The inspiration for her first work for The Royal Ballet Main Stage is the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pré. A new work by Liam Scarlett, The Royal Ballet’s Artist in Residence, provides the second part of the programme.

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Tuesday 25 Feb 202019:15

ROH Live: Pagliacci (TBC)

ROH Live: Pagliacci

Two opera classics are drawn together in this wonderfully observed re-creation of life in a south Italian village as a travelling theatre visits and emotions erupt. The award-winning production by Damiano Michieletto presents vividly the fast-moving, shocking events brought about by secret love and uncontrollable jealousy. The music is full of Italianate melody in the great choruses that bring the villagers together in celebration and revelry, alongside the solo arias and tense confrontations that provoke violence and tragedy. With thrilling singing and intense drama, ‘Cav and Pag’ distils into one

wonderful night out, the enduring appeal of Italian opera in its most familiar form.

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Tuesday 21 Apr 202019:15

ROH Live: Swan Lake (TBC)

ROH Live: Swan Lake

Liam Scarlett’s glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first revival. While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scarlett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’s magnificent designs breathe new life into what is arguably the best-known and most-loved classical bal

let. The entire Company shines in this eternal tale of doomed love, a masterpiece filled with iconic moments. Tchaikovsky’s first score for ballet soars with its symphonic sweep and combines perfectly with exquisite choreography from the grand pas de deux of Prince Siegfried and Odile to the swans at the lakeside. An intoxicating mix of spectacle and intimate passion, the overall effect is irresistible.

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Wednesday 1 Apr 202019:15

ROH Live: The Dante Project (TBC)

ROH Live: The Dante Project

Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of light. The poem was inspired by the agony of Dante’s own

exile, and traces his path from crisis to revelation guided by his literary hero Virgil and his lost love Beatrice. In this new work, The Royal Ballet’s trailblazing Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor collaborates with an award-winning team – contemporary composer Thomas Adès, artist Tacita Dean,

lighting designer Lucy Carter and dramaturg Uzma Ha

meed – to bring us closer to Dante and his extraordinary vision.

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Thursday 28 May 202019:15

ROH Live: The Nutcracker (TBC)

ROH Live: The Nutcracker

The Royal Ballet's glorious production of The Nutcracker, created by Peter Wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an all-time ballet favourite. It is Christmas Eve and Herr Drosselmeyer the magician sweeps young Clara away on a fantasy adventure in which time is suspended, the family

living-room becomes a great battlefield, and a magical journey takes them through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets. Tchaikovsky's glittering score, the gorgeous festive stage designs, and The Royal Ballet's captivating dancing including an exquisite pas de deux between the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince, make this Nutcracker the quintessential Christmas experience.

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Tuesday 17 Dec 201919:15

ROH Live: The Sleeping Beauty (TBC)

ROH Live: The Sleeping Beauty

This production of The Sleeping Beauty has been delighting audiences in Covent Garden since 1946. A classic of Russian ballet, it established The Royal Ballet both in its new home after World War II and as a world-class company. Sixty years later, in 2006, the original staging was revived, returning Oliver Messel’s wonderful designs and glittering costumes to the stage. Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score and Marius Petipa’s original choreography beautifully combine with sections created for The Royal Ballet by Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell and Christopher Wheeldon. This ballet is sure to cast its spell over anyone who sees it.

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Thursday 16 Jan 202019:15

The Lion King (2019) (PG)

The Lion King (2019)

Eye-poppingly realistic CGI brings to life Disney’s cherished animation about a lion cub’s brave journey from pride outcast to proud king. Jon Favreau’s immersive vision gathers a majestic cast on the African savannah to honour all the seminal moments and iconic songs of the original film. James Earl Jones reprises his role as the wise and just King Mufasa, while Donald Glover is Simba, the young prince who takes his royal destiny to heart. Chiwetel Ejiofor lends his voice to Scar, the king’s scheming brother, who forms his own plans to take the throne.

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Monday 26 Aug 201912:30
Tuesday 27 Aug 201914:40
Wednesday 28 Aug 201914:00
Thursday 29 Aug 201912:30
Friday 30 Aug 201911:30

Who Will Write Our History (TBC)

Who Will Write Our History

Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, a clandestine group of journalists, scholars, and community leaders in the Warsaw Ghetto

vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper.


Now, for the first time, their story is told in the documentary featuring the voices of threetime Academy Award® nominee Joan Allen and Academy Award® winner Adrien Brody.


Presented by the Institute for Polish-Jewish Studies.

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Sunday 27 Oct 201911:00