A Boy Called Christmas (PG)

A Boy Called Christmas

In A Boy Called Christmas, an ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse, Nikolas soon meets his destiny in this magical and endearing story that proves nothing is impossible…

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Monday 6 Dec 202116:00
Tuesday 7 Dec 202116:00
Wednesday 8 Dec 202116:00
Thursday 9 Dec 202116:00
Friday 10 Dec 202115:00
Saturday 11 Dec 202109:4515:00
Sunday 12 Dec 202115:00
Monday 13 Dec 202115:00
Tuesday 14 Dec 202115:00
Wednesday 15 Dec 202112:30 (Closed)
Thursday 16 Dec 202115:30

CBeebies Christmas Show 2021 - The Night before Christmas (U)

CBeebies Christmas Show 2021 - The Night before Christmas

The annual CBeebies Christmas Show is back in cinemas. This year, the story is THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS and it is sprinkled with plenty of CBeebies magic, festive music, stunning dance performances and a star cast of presenters and on-screen talent. Fun for all the family!


It follows the adventures of Holly and her brother Jack on Christmas Eve, as they send their wishes to Father Christmas. But, then they have to deal with the mischievous Wish Taker who steals their wishes, leading Holly to travel far and wide in search of them. Will she succeed and ensure Father Christmas has all the wishes in time for Christmas Day?


In addition to the main show, there is additional content that is EXCLUSIVE to the big screen, including readings of the famous poem THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Justin Fletcher and by Father Christmas, as well as a fully interactive singalong with Mrs Christmas and Little Elf (played by Little Monster). Co-starring some of your CBeebies favourites: Ben Cajee, Nigel Clarke, Jennie Dale, Gemma Hunt, Maddie Moate, Evie Pickerill, Cat Scandion and more.

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Monday 6 Dec 202116:00
Tuesday 7 Dec 202116:00
Wednesday 8 Dec 202116:00
Thursday 9 Dec 202116:00

Ghostbusters Afterlife (12A)

Ghostbusters Afterlife

From director Jason Reitman and producer Ivan Reitman, comes the next chapter in the original Ghostbusters universe. In Ghostbusters: Afterlife, when a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.

** All customers, especially those who are particularly sensitive to flickering strobe light sources, are advised that some scenes in this film contain strobe light effects. Those who may be affected should take appropriate action **

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Monday 6 Dec 202116:00
Tuesday 7 Dec 202117:0020:30
Wednesday 8 Dec 202117:00
Thursday 9 Dec 202117:00
Friday 10 Dec 202117:30
Saturday 11 Dec 202117:30
Sunday 12 Dec 202117:30
Monday 13 Dec 202117:30
Tuesday 14 Dec 202117:30

House of Gucci (15)

House of Gucci

House of Gucci is inspired by the shocking true story of the family empire behind the Italian fashion house of Gucci. Spanning three decades of love, betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately murder, we see what a name means, what it’s worth, and how far a family will go for control.

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Monday 6 Dec 202116:3020:00
Tuesday 7 Dec 202116:3020:00
Wednesday 8 Dec 202116:3020:00
Thursday 9 Dec 202116:3020:00
Friday 10 Dec 202120:00
Saturday 11 Dec 202120:00
Sunday 12 Dec 202120:00
Monday 13 Dec 202120:00
Tuesday 14 Dec 202120:00

Encanto (PG)


Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto,” is the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The all-new original film features the voice of Stephanie Beatriz as Mirabel, an ordinary 15-year-old who’s struggling to find her place in her family. “Mirabel is a really funny, loving character who also deeply yearns for something more,” says Beatriz. “She’s also not afraid to stand up for what she knows is right—something I love and relate to very much."

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Monday 6 Dec 202117:30
Tuesday 7 Dec 202117:30
Wednesday 8 Dec 202117:30
Thursday 9 Dec 202117:30
Friday 10 Dec 202117:30
Saturday 11 Dec 202110:00
Sunday 12 Dec 202117:30
Monday 13 Dec 202115:30
Tuesday 14 Dec 202115:00

Elf (PG)

For his sophomore stab at directing, actor/writer/director Jon Favreau (Swingers, Made), took on this holiday comedy starring Saturday Night Live-alum Will Ferrell. Ferrell stars as Buddy, a regular-sized man who was raised as an elf by Santa Claus (Edward Asner). When the news is finally broken to Buddy that he's not a real elf, he decides to head back to his place of birth, New York City, in search of his biological family. Elf also stars James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Zooey Deschanel, and Bob Newhart.

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Monday 6 Dec 202118:15
Tuesday 7 Dec 202118:15

Exhibition on Screen Season Nine: The Danish Collector (PG)

Exhibition on Screen Season Nine: The Danish Collector

For many years no-one was interested in the art of the Impressionists. Artists like Monet, Degas and Renoir were vilified, attacked, and left penniless as a result. Then, something remarkable happened. A new breed of collectors emerged and, before long, they were battling to acquire any work by these new, radical artists that they could find. Amongst them was the visionary Danish businessman Wilhelm Hansen. It was an extraordinary moment in art history; full of drama, intrigue and subterfuge. Some collectors we may recognise and some we may not, but Hansen amassed a remarkable collection housed at his summer home, Ordrupgaard, on the outskirts of Copenhagen. Exhibition on Screen tells his fascinating story and, with exclusive access to a sellout exhibition at London’s Royal Academy, brings the extraordinary collection to the big-screen in glorious high-definition. From Hansen’s beautiful house and gardens at Ordrupgaard to the streets of bohemian Paris, this film takes you on a journey to discover some of the best examples of 19th-century French art ever collected.

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Monday 6 Dec 202118:30

Eternals (12A)


Marvel Studios' Eternals features an exciting new team of Super Heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against mankind's most ancient enemy, the Deviants.

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Monday 6 Dec 202120:10
Tuesday 7 Dec 202119:45
Wednesday 8 Dec 202119:45
Thursday 9 Dec 202119:45

Dziewczyny Z Dubaju (18)

Dziewczyny Z Dubaju

In Polish with English subtitles

Emi is a beautiful and ambitious girl who has dreamt of the high life all her life. When opportunity knocks, she dives in and becomes a high-end escort in the Middle East. Soon she is the one recruiting Polish models, celebrities and actresses for the sheiks. However, the lavish and extravagant world of luxury, promptly shows its dark side… Based on true stories, “Girls to buy” exposes the hypocrisy of the Polish show business and uncovers the truth behind the “Dubai scandal.”

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Monday 6 Dec 202120:15
Tuesday 7 Dec 202120:15
Wednesday 8 Dec 202120:15
Thursday 9 Dec 202120:15
Friday 10 Dec 202120:15
Saturday 11 Dec 202120:15
Sunday 12 Dec 202120:15
Monday 13 Dec 202120:15
Tuesday 14 Dec 202120:15

Edward Scissorhands (PG)

Edward Scissorhands

The Loft Movie Theatre is proud to present a one-night special screening of Tim Burton's 1990 gothic fairy tale, Edward Scissorhands.

When Avon saleswoman Peg Boggs (Dianne Wiest) hauls her cosmetics case to the door of a dark and seemingly-derelict castle at the top of her otherwise pastel suburban street, she finds herself face to face with a mysterious boy with blades for fingers (Johnny Depp).

Realising the lonely stranger is more gentle than he might first appear, Peg takes Edward home to live with her family, but when a gang of interfering neighbourhood wives demand to be introduced to the Boggs' strange new house guest, Edward finds himself the centre of attention in ways he has never known before.

At first the town treats Edward like a celebrity, and soon he starts to feel like he may find his place in society, but when he falls in love with Peg's daughter Kim (Winona Ryder), her jealous boyfriend Jim (Anthony Michael Hall) finds vindictive ways to use Edward's differences against him.

Set in a surreal and nostalgic world from the minds of Tim Burton and Caroline Thompson (A Nightmare Before Christmas and Corpse Bride), with an enigmatic performance from Johnny Depp, and a haunting score by Danny Elfman, Edward Scissorhands is the snow-covered winter classic not to be missed on the big screen this Christmas.

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Monday 6 Dec 202120:30

Anything Goes - The Musical (PG)

Anything Goes - The Musical

Don’t miss Anything Goes,‘the show of the year’ (The Telegraph) and a ‘fizzing tonic for our times’ (The Guardian) when it sails into cinemas nationwide. Filmed live at the Barbican in London, this new 5-star production of the classic musical comedy features anall-star cast led by renowned Broadway royalty Sutton Fosteras Reno Sweeney, alongside Robert Lindsay(My Family), Felicity Kendal(The Good Life) and Gary Wilmot(Chicago). A heart-warming romance with spectacular dance routines and some of theatre’s most memorable songs, Anything Goesis ‘a joyously shipshaperevival’ (The Observer).

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Wednesday 8 Dec 202119:30

The Nutcracker ROH 2021-22 Season (12A)

The Nutcracker ROH 2021-22 Season

The Nutcracker is a family favourite at Christmas time and is one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet. The story of Clara, a girl on a magical Christmas Eve adventure, is accompanied by sparkling music and even dancing sweets! Watch the full company of The Royal Ballet in this much-loved ballet classic.

Book Tickets

Thursday 9 Dec 202119:15
Sunday 12 Dec 202114:00 (Encore)

West Side Story (12A)

West Side Story

Two teenagers from different ethnic backgrounds fall in love in 1950s New York City.

Book Tickets

Friday 10 Dec 202114:0017:2019:30
Saturday 11 Dec 202112:3016:0019:30
Sunday 12 Dec 202112:3016:0019:30
Monday 13 Dec 202116:0019:30
Tuesday 14 Dec 202116:0019:30
Wednesday 15 Dec 202112:4016:0019:30
Thursday 16 Dec 202116:0019:30

Clifford The Big Red Dog (PG)

Clifford The Big Red Dog

When middle-schooler Emily Elizabeth (Darby Camp) meets a magical animal rescuer (John Cleese) who gifts her a little, red puppy, she never anticipated waking up to find a giant ten-foot hound in her small New York City apartment. While her single mum (Sienna Guillory) is away for business, Emily and her fun but impulsive uncle Casey (Jack Whitehall) set out on an adventure that will keep you on the edge-of-your-seat as our heroes take a bite out of the Big Apple. Based on the beloved Scholastic book character, Clifford will teach the world how to love big!

Book Tickets

Friday 10 Dec 202115:1517:15
Saturday 11 Dec 202109:4515:0017:30
Sunday 12 Dec 202109:4511:3015:0017:30
Monday 13 Dec 202115:1517:30
Tuesday 14 Dec 202115:1517:30
Wednesday 15 Dec 202115:0017:15
Thursday 16 Dec 202115:0017:30

To musi byc milosc (15)

To  musi byc milosc

In Polish with English subtitles

The action of the film takes place during the magical time between Christmas and New Years. The turmoil of love brings the three sisters to the romantic Sopot, where, as part of family deliberations, they have to decide what to do with their romantic life. Though they begin their stay on the couch, Bridget Jones style, they need to quickly establish a plan of action as their guys have just arrived in town begging for a second chance. However, to regain the sisters' trust, they will have to atone for their sins and win their hearts again. Will they make it?

Book Tickets

Friday 10 Dec 202120:30
Saturday 11 Dec 202120:30
Sunday 12 Dec 202120:30
Monday 13 Dec 202120:30
Tuesday 14 Dec 202120:30
Thursday 16 Dec 202120:30

Home Alone (PG)

Home Alone

Home Alone is the highly successful and beloved family comedy about a young boy named Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) who is accidentally left behind when his family takes off for a vacation in France over the holiday season. Once he realizes they've left him home alone, he learns to fend for himself and, eventually has to protect his house against two bumbling burglars (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) who are planning to rob every house in Kevin's suburban Chicago neighborhood. Though the film's slapstick ending may be somewhat violent, Culkin's charming presence helped the film become one of the most successful ever at the time of its release.

Book Tickets

Saturday 11 Dec 202110:00 (All tickets £2.15)
Sunday 12 Dec 202110:00 (All tickets £2.15)
Friday 24 Dec 202110:15

Spider-man: No Way Home (12A)

Spider-man: No Way Home

For the first time in the cinematic history of Spider-Man, our friendly neighborhood hero is unmasked and no longer able to separate his normal life from the high-stakes of being a Super Hero. When he asks for help from Doctor Strange, the stakes become even more dangerous, forcing him to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 15 Dec 202112:1513:3016:0017:0019:4520:30
Thursday 16 Dec 202112:1516:0018:0019:45
Friday 17 Dec 202112:1516:0019:45
Saturday 18 Dec 202112:1516:0019:45
Sunday 19 Dec 202112:1516:0019:45

Tosca ROH 2021-22 Season (12A)

Tosca ROH 2021-22 Season

Into the romantic world of an idealistic painter Cavaradossi and his sensuous lover Tosca comes the malevolence of Baron Scarpia, Chief of Police, with fatal results. Elena Stikina, Bryan Hymel and Alexey Markov bring to life one of the best loved operas in The Royal Opera repertory: Puccini’s Tosca. From the demonic chords with which it famously begins to the violent twist of the opera’s shock ending, the tension never lets up for a moment. Love and evil come – thrillingly – face to face in Jonathan Kent’s intense production.

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Wednesday 15 Dec 202119:15
Wednesday 19 Jan 202219:15 (Encore)

The Polar Express (U)

The Polar Express

A young boy boards a train and embarks on an extraordinary journey to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus. His life takes a turn after he encounters special people that make his journey memorable.

Book Tickets

Saturday 18 Dec 202110:00 (All tickets £2.15)
Sunday 19 Dec 202110:00 (All tickets £2.15)
Monday 20 Dec 202110:00 (All tickets £2.15)
Tuesday 21 Dec 202110:00 (All tickets £2.15)
Wednesday 22 Dec 202110:00 (All tickets £2.15)
Thursday 23 Dec 202110:00 (All tickets £2.15)
Friday 24 Dec 202109:45 (All tickets £2.15)

Bolshoi Ballet 2021-2022: The Nutcracker (U)

Bolshoi Ballet 2021-2022: The Nutcracker

On Christmas eve, Marie and her whole family are gathered around the tree in celebration of the holiday. She receives a magical gift from her godfather Drosselmeyer and soon enough this Christmas eve will take an unexpected turn for her. Marie's new doll comes alive and carries her into a whirlwind adventure.

The exceptional score by Tchaikovsky, brought to life by the Bolshoi Ballet dancers in The Nutcracker, delights the hearts and ears of all generations of music lovers. Experience this holiday classic with the whole family through the eyes of Marie and her Nutcracker Prince on the big screen.

Book Tickets

Sunday 19 Dec 202115:00

Bolshoi Ballet 2021-2022: Jewels (TBC)

Bolshoi Ballet 2021-2022: Jewels

Emeralds for the elegance and sophistication of Paris, rubies for the speed and modernity of New York, and diamonds for an imperial St. Petersburg. Three sparkling scenes accompanied by the music of three essential composers, feature the styles of the three dance schools that have contributed to making George Balanchine a legend of modern ballet.

This glamorous triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, and created as an homage to the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg that made a vital impact on the revered choreographer’s career.

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Sunday 23 Jan 202215:00

Starship Troopers (15)

Starship Troopers

The Loft Movie Theatre is proud to present Paul Verhoeven's 1997 science fiction action thriller, Starship Troopers.

In the 23rd century, high school graduate Johnny Rico (Casper Van Dien), his girlfriend Carmen (Denise Richards), and their psychic friend Carl (Neil Patrick Harris) are excited to enlist in the Federal Service, ready to join Earth's interstellar battle against a colony of vicious extra-terrestrial arachnids known as "bugs".

The three part ways when they're assigned roles according to their skills and strengths; Johnny becomes a 'Starship Trooper' - part of the Mobile Infantry - Carmen becomes a spaceship pilot and Carl joins Military Intelligence. As the years progress and the war against the bugs rages on, their lives and careers encounter twists and turns, but destiny will bring them together once again, when the fate of the human race depends on it the most...

With an Academy Award nomination for Best Visual Effects, Paul Verhoeven's signature satire slicing through the Hollywood sheen, and shed loads of action, romance, and gore throughout, Starship Troopers is the mega-galactic masterpiece not to be missed on the big screen!

"Would you like to know more...?"

Book Tickets

Monday 24 Jan 202220:30

National Theatre Live: Leopoldstadt (12A)

National Theatre Live:  Leopoldstadt

Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning new play Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama of love, family and endurance.

At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old, crowded Jewish quarter of Vienna, Austria. But Hermann Merz, a factory owner and baptised Jew now married to Catholic Gretl, has moved up in the world.

We follow his family’s story across half a century, passing through the convulsions of war, revolution, impoverishment, annexation by Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. A company of 40 actors represent each generation of the family in this epic, but intimate play.

Filmed live on stage in London’s West End, ‘Tom Stoppard’s masterpiece is magnificent’ (Independent) and should not be missed.

Book Tickets

Thursday 27 Jan 202219:00
Sunday 30 Jan 202214:30 (Encore)

Bill Murray's New Worlds (TBC)

Bill Murray's New Worlds

On a glorious Greek evening, screen legend Bill Murray and world renowned cellist Jan Vogler rock the Acropolis with a timeless mix of music, literature and poetry. Captured on film by director Andrew Muscato, Murray and Vogler are joined by the dazzling Mira Wang (violin) and dynamic Vanessa Perez (piano). The international quartet enchants the Athenian audience from the 2,000 year old stage of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus with musical reflections on love, hope and heartbreak. Spanning from Bach to Van Morrison, Whitman to West Side Story, the wildly entertaining, humorous and deeply touching program is infused with the one-of-a-kind charm of Bill Murray.

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Wednesday 2 Feb 202220:00

Romeo & Juliet ROH 2021-22 Season (12A)

Romeo & Juliet ROH 2021-22 Season

Romeo and Juliet has become a great modern ballet classic of the ballet repertory since its creation by Royal Ballet Director Kenneth MacMillan and its premiere in 1965. The doomed lovers attempt to find their way through the colour and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and the Capulets.

Book Tickets

Monday 14 Feb 202219:15
Sunday 20 Feb 202214:00 (Encore)

National Theatre Live: The Book of Dust - La Belle Savage (12A)

National Theatre Live: The Book of Dust - La Belle Savage

Set twelve years before the epic His Dark Materials trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.

Two young people and their dæmons, with everything at stake, find themselves at the centre of a terrifying manhunt. In their care is a tiny child called Lyra Belacqua, and in that child lies the fate of the future. And as the waters rise around them, powerful adversaries conspire for mastery of Dust: salvation to some, the source of infinite corruption to others.

Eighteen years after his ground breaking production of His Dark Materials at the National Theatre, director Nicholas Hytner returns to Pullman’s parallel universe. Broadcast live from London’s Bridge Theatre.

Book Tickets

Thursday 17 Feb 202219:00
Thursday 3 Mar 202214:30 (Encore)19:00 (Encore)

Bolshoi Ballet 2021-2022: Swan Lake (TBC)

Bolshoi Ballet 2021-2022: Swan Lake

Lured to the banks of a mysterious lake by his alter-ego, the Evil Genius, Prince Siegfried encounters the most beautiful swan Odette and swears his love to her. At the castle, prospective brides try to entertain the distracted Prince, but it is the ravishing swan Odile who threatens the promise Siegfried made to Odette.

The legend of the enigmatic swan-woman set to Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece of a score is ballet’s most beloved production in the classical canon. The Bolshoi Ballet’s Swan Lake exemplifies the dramatic tension and heart-stopping beauty of motion with prima ballerina Olga Smirnova leading the cast, as sensational as the black swan as she is poignant as white swan.

Book Tickets

Sunday 6 Mar 202215:00

Exhibition on Screen Season Nine: Frida Kahlo Encore (12A)

Exhibition on Screen Season Nine: Frida Kahlo Encore

This highly engaging film takes us on a journey through the life of one of the most prevalent female icons: Frida Kahlo. She was a prolific self-portraitist, using the canvas as a mirror through all stages of her turbulent and, at times, tragic life. Guided with interview, commentary and Frida’s own words, EXHIBITION ON SCREEN uncovers that this, however, was not a life defined by tragedy.

Featuring key exhibitions and interviews with world-renowned Kahlo curators, EXHIBITION ON SCREEN explores the extraordinary symbolism and themes in these personal canvases to seek a deeper understanding of the real Frida Kahlo.

Using cinema to take an up-close and intimate look at her works we examine how great an artist she can be considered. Displaying a treasure trove of colour and a feast of vibrancy on screen, this personal and intimate film offers privileged access to her works and highlights the source of her feverish creativity, her resilience and her unmatched lust for life, men, women, politics and her cultural heritage.

We might think we already know Frida Kahlo – the image of floral crowns, big brows and folk style clothing have made her a muse to generations – but what lies beneath the surface of this intensely passionate woman?

“I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality” Frida Kahlo

Book Tickets

Tuesday 8 Mar 202218:30
Wednesday 9 Mar 202218:30

Mirusia Sings For You (PG)

Mirusia Sings For You

Known to millions around the world as the “Angel of Australia”, Mirusia Louwerse, spent over ten years touring the world with André Rieu as his star soprano.Celebrated for her translucent, crystal voice that leaves audiences with goose bumps, Mirusia’s exquisite concert performance features many favourites including Ave Maria, Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again, Memory, Pie Jesu and Don’t Cry for me Argentina recorded during her “This Time Tomorrow” Tour.   Her version of Ave Maria (with André Rieu) has received over 52 million Facebook views to date.

Book Tickets

Tuesday 8 Mar 202220:20

Rigoletto ROH 2021-22 Season (12A)

Rigoletto ROH 2021-22 Season

In a pitiless world of luxurious decadence, corruption and social decay, Director of The Royal Opera Oliver Mears sets his scene. In his first work for his own Company, Mears brings Verdi’s masterpiece into the modern world. Verdi’s thrilling Rigoletto pits power against innocence, beauty against ugliness, conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano. This special anniversary screening of Verdi’s Rigoletto celebrates 171 years since its premiere in 1851.

Book Tickets

Thursday 10 Mar 202219:15
Sunday 13 Mar 202214:00 (Encore)

National Theatre Live: Hex (12A)

National Theatre Live: Hex

A vividly original retelling of Sleeping Beauty, a mythic, big-hearted new musical that goes beyond the waking kiss.  

Deep in the wood, a lonely fairy longs for someone to bless. When she is summoned to the palace to help the princess sleep, her dream turns into a nightmare and her blessing becomes a curse. Soon, she is plunged into a frantic, hundred-year quest to somehow make everything right.

Rufus Norris directs Rosalie Craig (The Ferryman, Company) in this new musical filmed live on stage at the National Theatre, with music by Jim Fortune, book by Tanya Ronder.

Book Tickets

Thursday 17 Mar 202219:00
Sunday 20 Mar 202214:30 (Encore)

Exhibition on Screen Season Nine: Easter in Art (12A)

Exhibition on Screen Season Nine: Easter in Art

The story of Christ’s death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past 2000 years. It is perhaps the most significant historical event of all time, as recounted by the gospels but, equally, as depicted by the greatest artists in history.

From the triumphant to the savage, the ethereal to the tactile, some of western civilization’s greatest artworks focus on this pivotal moment. This beautifully crafted film explores the Easter story as depicted in art, from the time of the early Christians to the present day.

Shot on location in Jerusalem, United States and throughout Europe, the film explores the different ways artists have depicted the Easter story through the ages and thus depicts the history of us all.

Book Tickets

Tuesday 5 Apr 202218:30
Monday 11 Apr 202218:30

La Traviata ROH 2021-22 Season (12A)

La Traviata ROH 2021-22 Season

19th-century Paris is a place of contrasts; glamour and superficiality, love and lust, life and death. Courtesan Violetta sings some of Verdi’s most acclaimed arias including the joyous ‘Sempre libera’, in her poignant and passionate encounters with Alfredo and Germont. Richard Eyre’s production for The Royal Opera recently celebrated 25 years on the Royal Opera House stage and this year returns with acclaimed opera star Pretty Yende as Violetta.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 13 Apr 202218:45
Sunday 17 Apr 202214:00 (Encore)

Bolshoi Ballet 2021-2022: The Pharaoh’s Daughter (TBC)

Bolshoi Ballet 2021-2022: The Pharaoh’s Daughter

While traveling in Egypt, Lord Wilson is caught in a sandstorm and finds refuge in the nearest pyramid where Aspicia, the daughter of one of Egypt’s most powerful pharaohs, lies entombed. When he falls asleep, lulled by the haze of opium, Aspicia comes to life and his passion for her will take him on a fantastic journey.

French choreographer Pierre Lacotte brilliantly resurrected a forgotten masterpiece exclusively for the Bolshoi Ballet nearly twenty years ago - Marius Petipa’s The Pharaoh’s Daughter. With its exotic setting, spectacular dancing and scenes choreographed for nearly the entire Bolshoi troupe, this stunning Egyptian fresco is one of the most remarkable productions in the company’s repertoire.

Book Tickets

Sunday 1 May 202216:00

Swan Lake ROH 2021-22 Season (12A)

Swan Lake ROH 2021-22 Season

This classic fairytale represents the battle between good and evil, and the attempt of love to conquer all. The magic of the lakes, forests and palaces is brought to life with glittering designs by John Macfarlane and a sublime score by Tchaikovsky. The Royal Ballet’s sumptuous production of Swan Lake returns to the Royal Opera House stage after its 2020 revival was interrupted by the pandemic’s closure of theatres. This classic of the repertory is testament to the late choreographer Liam Scarlett’s abiding love of classicism and innate musicality, which shine through this production.

Book Tickets

Thursday 19 May 202219:15
Sunday 22 May 202214:00 (Encore)

Exhibition on Screen Season 9: Pissaro Father of Impressionism (12A)

Exhibition on Screen Season 9: Pissaro Father of Impressionism

Without Camille Pissarro, there is no Impressionist movement. He is rightfully known as the father of Impressionism. It was a dramatic path that Pissarro followed, and throughout it all he wrote extensively to his family. It is through these intimate and revealing letters that this gripping film reveals Pissarro’s life and work.

Born in the West Indies, Pissarro found his passion in paint as a young man in Paris, and by the age of 43 had corralled a group of enthusiastic artists into a new collective. Their first show was scorned by the critics, but the group had acquired a new name: the Impressionists. For the next 40 years Pissarro was the driving force behind what has today become the world’s favourite artistic movement.

The Ashmolean Museum has a long tradition of excellence. As the UK’s first ever public museum (it opened its doors in May 1683) it houses a wonderfully rich collection, including the remarkable Pissarro archive. With exclusive access to most extensive archive of any Impressionist painter, and to the first major Pissarro retrospective in four decades, this film explores and highlights the enthralling and hugely important biography and output of an incredible artist.

Book Tickets

Tuesday 24 May 202218:30
Monday 30 May 202218:30


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