Live screening from Stratford-upon-Avon.
Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. He has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra. His passion leads the lovers to their tragic end.
WHY? Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty
'[Josette] Simon seems born to play Cleopatra and she gives us a hypnotically mercurial figure' The Guardian
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Discover Japan’s greatest artist in this groundbreaking documentary.
Focusing on the work, life and times of Katsushika Hokusai, the film uses stunning close-ups and expert insights to illustrate his wide-ranging influence and extraordinary legacy.
WHY? Your own exclusive private view of the major exhibition Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave
Live screening (Wednesday).
The Royal Ballet brings its celebrations of 70 years at the Royal Opera House to a close with a mixed programme by its founder choreographer Frederick Ashton.
WHY? Emmanuel Plasson conducts accompanying music by Mendelssohn, Franck and Liszt
Violetta gives up every hope of happiness in this heart-wrenching love story. This poignant tale unfolds through Verdi’s robust, full-hearted and full-throated score.
WHY? ‘With a team this thrilling and a production so intelligent, Glyndebourne has a sure-fire hit on its hands’ ★★★★★ The Observer
Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale.
This wondrously inventive production is a delight for children and adults alike. Expect a riot of magic, music and make-believe.
WHY? ‘Spellbindingly imaginative. A dazzling production’ ★★★★★ Radio Times
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Live screening (Thursday).
An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world.
WHY? This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution
Live screening (Wednesday).
A new production by Olivier Award winning director Keith Warner. Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello, Soprano Maria Agresta is his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago.
WHY? Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder
An encore screening from The Harold Pinter Theatre of James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed production of Edward Albee’s landmark play.
Starring present Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots.
In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.
‘Imelda Staunton is at her magnificent best. A first-rate revival of an astonishing play’ ★★★★★ The Guardian
‘Conleth Hill is superb. Exquisite’ ★★★★★ Evening Standard
‘Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots are terrific’ ★★★★★ Metro
‘James Macdonald’s blistering production. Intoxicatingly good’ ★★★★★ Financial Times
The world premiere of Brett Dean’s colourful, energetic, witty and richly lyrical new opera. His music expertly captures the modernity of this timeless tale.
A new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two part play, directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott (War Horse).
America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex.
A brand new take on one of Mozart’s final works. Delivering all of the sublime musical beauty and heart-tugging humanity we expect of him.