Event Cinema

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  • David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Art

    Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation with exhibitions in London, New York, Paris and beyond, attracting millions of visitors worldwide. Now entering his 9th decade, Hockney shows absolutely no evidence of slowing down or losing his trademark boldness. Featuring intimate and in-depth interviews with Hockney, this revealing film focuses on two blockbuster exhibitions held in 2012 and 2016 at the Royal Academy of Art in London. Director...

    Genres:LIVE
    Running Time:120 mins
    Book Now >21st November 2017 7:00PM
  • The Canaletto and the Art of Venice

    From one of the world’s largest art collections comes the remarkable story of Canaletto and the city he shared with millions through his art. With exclusive access to the highly anticipated exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery, the film opens the doors of London’s Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and takes cinema audiences through the squares and canals of Venice that Canaletto immortalised through his art. Including expert commentary and insights from curators of the Royal Collection,...

    Genres:LIVE
    Running Time:120 mins
    Book Now >23rd November 2017 6:30PM
  • Conor McGregor: Notorious

    Conor McGregor is the biggest star in the history of Mixed Martial Arts and one of the biggest sports stars alive today.

    Filmed over the course of 4 years, Notorious is the exclusive, all-access account of Conor’s meteoric rise from claiming benefits and living in his parents' spare room in Dublin to claiming multiple championship UFC belts and seven figure pay-packets in Las Vegas. Featuring unprecedented access, never before seen moments and explosive fight footage, this is the...

    Starring: Conor McGregor, Dee Devlin, Dana White, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jose Aldo
    Genres:Documentary
    Running Time:90 mins
    Book Now >23rd November 2017 9:30PM
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  • Oscar Wilde Season LIVE: A Woman of No Importance

    Broadcast live from the Vaudeville Theatre, London Olivier award-winner Eve Best (A Moon for the Misbegotten and Hedda Gabler) and BAFTA-nominated actress Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax) star in this new classically staged production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy directed by Dominic Dromgoole, former Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe. The first play from the Classic Spring Theatre Company’s Oscar Wilde Season, A Woman of No Importance will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville...

    Starring:Eve Best, Anne Reid, Eleanor Bron, William Gaunt
    Running Time:150 mins
    Book Now >28th November 2017 8:15PM
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  • Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker (Live)

    Opening night of The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker will be screened live into cinemas around the world on Tuesday 5 December at 7.15pm. A firm family favourite with Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing score, a Christmas tree that magically grows, a battle between toy soldiers and an Army of Mice, and the famous role of the Sugar Plum Fairy danced by Royal Ballet Principal Sarah Lamb with her Prince, Principal dancer Steven McRae, this event presented by Darcey Bussell is not...

    Genres:BALLET
    Running Time:135 mins
    Book Now >5th December 2017 8:15PM
    5th December 2017 8:15PM
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  • National Theatre Live: Young Marx (Live)

    Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, the production is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team behind Broadway and West End hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors. 1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless and horny, the...

    Starring:Rory Kinnear, Oliver Chris
    Genres:LIVE
    Running Time:220 mins
    Book Now >7th December 2017 8:00PM
    Distributor:By Experience
  • Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker (Encore)

    Opening night of The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker will be screened live into cinemas around the world on Tuesday 5 December at 7.15pm. A firm family favourite with Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing score, a Christmas tree that magically grows, a battle between toy soldiers and an Army of Mice, and the famous role of the Sugar Plum Fairy danced by Royal Ballet Principal Sarah Lamb with her Prince, Principal dancer Steven McRae, this event presented by Darcey Bussell is not...

    Genres:BALLET
    Running Time:135 mins
    Book Now >10th December 2017 2:00PM
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  • Royal Opera: Rigoletto (Live)

    The corruption of innocence is at the heart of Verdi’s potent tragedy in David McVicar’s production for The Royal Opera. Rigoletto, court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father of one of the Duke’s victims for his irreverent laughter. When the Duke seduces Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda, it seems the curse is taking effect... David McVicar’s production highlights the cruelty at the heart of the court of Mantua. Richly dressed courtiers engage in orgies and revelries to...

    Starring:Dimitri Platanias, Lucy Crowe, Michael Fabiano
    Genres:Opera
    Running Time:165 mins
    Book Now >16th January 2018 8:15PM
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  • Royal Opera: Tosca (Live)

    Tosca is one of the great evenings of opera, and from its strident opening chords conjures up a world of political instability and menace. Jonathan Kent’s production for The Royal Opera captures the dangerous political turbulence of Rome in 1800. The Chief of Police, Scarpia – one of the most malevolent villains in opera – ruthlessly pursues and tortures enemies of the state. His dark, demonic music contrasts with the expansive melodies of the idealistic lovers, Tosca and Cavaradossi, who...

    Starring:Adrianne Oieczonka, Joseph Calleja, Gerald Finley
    Genres:Opera
    Running Time:200 mins
    Book Now >7th February 2018 8:15PM
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  • RSC Live: Twelfth Night (Live)

    'I am all the daughters of my father's house, And all the brothers too.'

    Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love – hilarious and heartbreaking. 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, who dotes on OIivia, who falls for Viola but is idolised by Malvolio. Enter Sebastian, who is the spitting image of his twin sister...

    Christopher Luscombe, Director of the...

    Book Now >20th February 2018 8:00PM
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  • Royal Ballet: The Winter's Tale (Live)

    Christopher Wheeldon, Artistic Associate of The Royal Ballet, created his adaptation of Shakespeare’s late great romance The Winter’s Tale for The Royal Ballet in 2014. Building on the success of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter’s Tale received ecstatic praise at its premiere, acclaimed by critics and audiences alike for its intelligent, distinctive and emotionally powerful story, told through exquisite dance. It is now widely judged to be a modern ballet classic.The story follows...

    Genres:BALLET
    Running Time:180 mins
    Book Now >28th February 2018 8:15PM
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  • Royal Opera: Carmen (Live)

    Carmen is the best-known work by French composer Georges Bizet, and one of the most famous operas in the entire art form – numbers such as the Habanera and the Toreador Song have permeated the popular consciousness as little else has. The opera’s heady combination of passion, sensuality and violence initially proved too much for the stage, and it was a critical failure on its 1875 premiere. Bizet died shortly after, and never learned of the spectacular success his Carmen would achieve: the...

    Starring:Anna Goryachova, Francesco Meli, Anett Fritsch, Kostas Smoriginas
    Genres:Opera
    Running Time:200 mins
    Book Now >6th March 2018 7:45PM
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  • Oscar Wilde Season LIVE: Lady Windermere's Fan

    A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. This is the second play from the Oscar Wilde Season, a year-long celebration of the brilliant Victorian playwright being staged by Classic Spring, a new theatre company led by Dominic Dromgoole, former Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe. The day of Lady Windermere’s...

    Starring:Eve Best, Anne Reid, Eleanor Bron, William Gaunt
    Running Time:150 mins
    Book Now >20th March 2018 8:15PM
  • Royal Ballet: New Wayne McGregor/The Age of Anxiety/New Christopher Wheeldon (Live)

    Leonard Bernstein was one of the first classical composers in America to achieve both popular and critical acclaim. He was eclectic in his sources – drawing on jazz and modernism, the traditions of Jewish music and the Broadway musical – and many of Bernstein’s scores are remarkably well suited to dance. He was particularly associated with Jerome Robbins, their credits together including Fancy Free andWest Side Story. To celebrate the centenary year of the composer’s birth, The Royal Ballet has...

    Genres:BALLET
    Running Time:180 mins
    Book Now >27th March 2018 8:15PM
  • Royal Opera: Macbeth (Live)

    Verdi’s life-long love affair with Shakespeare’s works began with Macbeth, a play he considered to be ‘one of the greatest creations of man’. With his librettist, Francesco Maria Piave, Verdi set out to create ‘something out of the ordinary’. Their success is borne out in every bar of a score that sees Verdi at his most theatrical: it bristles with demonic energy.The warrior Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall become king...

    Starring:Zeljko Lucic, Anna Netrebko, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo
    Genres:Opera
    Running Time:200 mins
    Book Now >4th April 2018 8:15PM
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  • Royal Ballet: Manon (Live)

    Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love. They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress she can’t resist. With the Lescauts’ encouragement Des Grieux cheats at cards in an attempt to win Monsieur G.M.’s fortune. They are caught. Manon is arrested as a prostitute and deported to New Orleans, followed by Des Grieux. On the run, Manon dies from exhaustion. Kenneth MacMillan’s source for...

    Genres:BALLET
    Running Time:205 mins
    Book Now >3rd May 2018 8:15PM
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  • Royal Ballet: Swan Lake (Live)

    Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. While remaining faithful to the Petipa-Ivanov text, Scarlett will bring fresh eyes to the staging of this classic ballet, in collaboration with his long-term designer John Macfarlane.Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful...

    Genres:BALLET
    Running Time:180 mins
    Book Now >12th June 2018 8:15PM
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Film Trailers

Conor McGregor: Notorious