Live screening from the Royal Opera House (Wednesday).
Puccini’s operatic thriller features drama, passion and fabulous music. Jonathan Kent’s production captures the dangerous political turbulence of Rome in 1800. Dan Ettinger conducts a star cast led by Adrianne Pieczonka, Joseph Calleja and Gerald Finley.
WHY? One of the most widely performed operas – with its gripping plot and glorious music
Broadcast live from Stratford-upon-Avon (Wednesday).
Two twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino. But Orsino dotes on OIivia, who falls for Viola but is idolised by Malvolio. Enter Sebastian, who is the spitting image of his twin sister...
WHY? A hilarious and heartbreaking tale of unrequited love
'Lavish and uplifting' ★★★★ The Stage
A live broadcast (Thursday) of Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece, which played in London’s West End in 2017.
On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell.
WHY? ‘A bold reimagining… innovative and powerfully acted’ ★★★★ Sunday Times
Please note that this production contains adult themes and nudity.
Live screening from the Royal Opera House (Wednesday). Shakespeare’s
Shakespeare’s tale of love and loss becomes compelling dance drama in Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet adaptation. The story follows the destruction of a marriage through consuming jealousy, the abandonment of a child and a seemingly hopeless love.
WHY? An intelligent and emotionally powerful story, told through exquisite dance
Live screening from the Royal Opera House (Tuesday).
It is a heady combination of passion, sensuality and violence. Numbers such as the Habanera and the Toreador Song are instantly recognisable.
A broadcast from The Bridge Theatre in London.
Caesar returns in triumph to Rome but the educated élite conspire to bring him down. Directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Ben Wishaw and Michelle Fairley.
An encore screening of three ballets marking the centenary year of the composer’s birth.
The Royal Ballet’s three associate choreographers celebrate the dynamic range and danceability of Bernstein’s music.
A live screening from the Royal Opera House (Wednesday) of Verdi’s opera on Shakespeare’s tragedy.
Macbeth sees Verdi at his most theatrical – it bristles with demonic energy.
A live screening.
On his return from battle, Macbeth meets three witches. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder. Stars Christopher Ecclestonc and Niamh Cusack.
This breathtakingly beautiful Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the City of Light.
Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin, stunning designs, and show-stopping choreography. With a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from critics, An American in Paris is coming from London’s West End to the big screen at Norden Farm.
An American GI’s chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer leads Paris to become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war.
WHY? 'Truly ravishing' The Guardian