Event Cinema

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  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet - Live From the World Premiere + Q&A

    One man has seen more of the natural world than any other. This unique feature documentary is his witness statement.
    In his 93 years, David Attenborough has visited every continent on the globe, exploring the wild places of our planet and documenting the living world in all its variety and wonder. Now, for the first time he reflects upon both the defining moments of his lifetime as a naturalist and the devastating changes he has seen.
    Honest, revealing and urgent, DAVID...

    Starring:David Attenborough
    Genres:Documentary
    Running Time:125 mins
    Book Now >16th April 2020 8:15PM
  • Royal Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci - Live

    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...

    Running Time:180 mins
    Book Now >21st April 2020 8:00PM
  • NT LIVE: The Welkin Live

    We are broadcasting live a brand new play The Welkin by Lucy Kirkwood from the National Theatre in London. The ensemble cast of 12 includes Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything, Shameless) and Ria Zmitrowicz (Three Girls, Mr Selfridge) who tell the thrilling story of a young woman sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. When she claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons are taken from their housework to decide whether she’s telling the truth, or simply trying to escape the noose. The Welkin...

    Running Time:150 mins
    Book Now >21st May 2020 8:00PM
  • Royal Ballet: The Dante Project (World Premiere) - Live

    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...

    Running Time:180 mins
    Book Now >28th May 2020 8:15PM
  • Royal Opera: Elektra - Live

    Royal Opera Chorus Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 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...

    Running Time:120 mins
    Book Now >18th June 2020 8:45PM
  • Jack Absolute Flies Again

    From the writer of One Man, Two Guvnors comes a hilarious new play, set in 1940s British summertime. After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to rejoin his fearless young Hurricane squadron at RAF Fontwell. Once back on British soil, Jack is shocked to find his old flame, Lydia, on the base. He sets his sights on winning her heart, but with turbulence and hilarity never far away, his advances quickly turn to anarchy. Thea Sharrock (Me Before You) directs a cast...

    Running Time:180 mins
    Book Now >23rd July 2020 8:00PM

Film Trailers

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet - Live From the World Premiere + Q&A