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Glyndebourne: Ravel Double Bill

An encore screening from 2012.

Ravel’s two short operas L’heure espagnole and L’enfant et les sortilèges are brought to the stage in Laurent Pelly’s unique interpretation.

L’heure espagnole is a sassy and funny sex farce while L’enfant et les sortilèges is a touching morality tale in which fantastical fairy tale characters, animals, furniture and crockery all come to life to teach a small boy about kindness.

'A sparkling evening' The Independent
'An evening of wit, style and surreal enchantment' The Daily Mail
'Breathtaking' The Guardian

WHY? This award winning recording stars French mezzo-soprano Stéphanie d’Oustrac and Canadian baritone Elliot Madore

Approx running time: 2 hrs 15 mins
Part 1 - 55 mins
Interval - 30 mins
Part 2 - 50 mins


Dave Gorman's Screen Guild

In preparation for the next series of his hit Dave TV show Modern Life is Goodish, Dave Gorman is hitting the road this summer armed with new material.

Taking a mischievous look at modern life, Dave will share his observations and frustrations with a little help from his laptop.
Known as one of comedy’s most innovative thinkers Dave Gorman credits include sell out live shows Are you Dave Gorman?, Googlewhack Adventure, Powerpoint Presentation and Gets Straight to the Powerpoint. He has starred in his own hit BBC Radio 4 and BBC2 series Genius and published best selling books Googlewhack Adventure, Dave Gorman vs the Rest of the World and Too Much Information.
The chance to see this unique comedian in an intimate warm up gig.

WHY? ‘Has transformed the seemingly mundane into hours of unabashed hysteria’ Metro


Click here to visit Dave's website


RSC Live: The Merchant of Venice

Live screening (Wednesday, encore Thursday).

In Venice trade is God and, with the gold flowing, all is well. But when a contract is broken, simmering tensions boil over.


NT Live: Hamlet

An encore screening from the Barbican.

As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.

WHY? Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy

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