NT Live: Julie – 7pm

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NT Live - Julie   Buy Tickets here Julie  by Polly Stenham after Strindberg  

Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National Theatre to cinemas.

NT Live: King Lear – 7pm

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National Theatre Live King Lear By William Shakespeare

★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph)

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.

Met Opera: Aida – 5.55pm

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Live Broadcast from the Met Opera in New York

AIDA

Superstar soprano Anna Netrebko makes her Met role debut as Aida in this thirtieth-anniversary revival of Sonja Frisell’s production. Verdi’s drama is set in Ancient Egypt, where the Ethiopian Aida lives a life of slavery.

Met Opera: Samson Et Dalila – 5.55pm

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Tony Award–winning director Darko Tresnjak gives Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic its first new Met production in twenty years. Blessed with immense physical strength, Hebrew leader Samson is sworn to defend his people and his faith from the Philistines.

Met Opera: Marnie -5.55pm

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Met Opera: Marnie  

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Live Broadcast from the Met Opera in New York

Marnie

A young woman lies, cheats, and steals her way through life, propelled by compulsions she can neither control nor understand. A wealthy man catches her red-handed and blackmails her into marrying him. Will the truth about her past send her to jail or set her free?

ROH: La Bayadere Ballet – Encore 2pm

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Broadcast as an Encore production from the Royal Opera House, London

Natalia Makarova’s production of this 19th century classic ballet brings and exotic world of temple dancers and noble warriors to life.

Marius  Petipa’s  fantasy,  set  in  legendary India, tells  the  tale  of  a  temple dancer  and  the  prince who loves  her  but  marries  another.  The famous, moonlit ‘white  act’ –  The  Kingdom of  the Shades  –  is  a  corps  de  ballet highlight, as  multiple  images  of  the  prince’s  lost  love haunt his  mind.

NT Live: The Madness of George III – 7pm

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The Madness of George III by Alan Bennett

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse. Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.

NT Live: I’m Not Running – 7pm

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I’m Not Running  by David Hare

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.

ROH: Don Quixote – Ballet – 7.15pm

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Broadcast live from the Royal Opera House to our Theatre.

Cervantes’s  story  of  the  bumbling  knight Don  Quixote  has  inspired countless artistic interpretations. Marius  Petipa choreographed this sparkling  ballet about the encounters of  the  man  from  La  Mancha and  his faithful squire Sancho  Panza.  At its  heart  are  virtuoso roles  for  the  lovers Basilio  and  Kitri.

 

Met Opera: La Fille Du Regiment – 5.55pm

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Full of wit and invention, Donizetti’s comic opera is a delight. The famous aria “Ah,  Mes Amis,” with its nine high Cs, one of opera’s most show-stopping numbers. Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena take on the challenging vocal fireworks in this revival of Laurent Pelly’s hilarious staging.

Met Opera: Die Walkure – 5pm

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Die Walkure

Featuring some of the most glorious music ever written— – including, of course, the Ride of the Valkyries —– Die Walküre is the second of the four operas that comprise Wagner’s Ring cycle, a story of monsters, gods, and humans on a superhuman scale.

ROH: La Forza Del Destino – 6.15pm

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ROH: La Forza Del Destino   Buy Tickets here   Broadcast live from the Royal Opera House to our Theatre.    

CHRISTOF  LOY  DIRECTS  A  STAR-STUDDED  CAST  OF  SINGERS, INCLUDING  ANNA NETREBKO,  JONAS KAUFMANN  AND  LUDOVIC  TÉZIER,  IN VERDI’S  EPIC  OPERA, CONDUCTED  BY  ANTONIO  PAPPANO.

Leonora  falls  in  love  with  Don  Alvaro,  but when  her  father  forbids  their marriage, a fatal  accident triggers  a  drama  of  obsession, vengeance  and  tragedy.

ROH: Faust – 6.45pm

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Broadcast Live from the Royal Opera House, London to our Theatre

EXPERIENCE  THE  DECADENCE  AND ELEGANCE  OF  1870S  PARIS  IN  DAVID MCVICAR’S  SPECTACULAR  PRODUCTION OF  GOUNOD’S  BEST-LOVED  OPERA.

There  are  many  versions  of  the  story  of Faust who  trades  his  soul  with  the  Devil for  youth and  power,  but Gounod’s  opera  remains  one of  the  most  constantly enthralling.

Met Opera: Dialogues Des Carmelites – 5pm

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Live Broadcast from the Met Opera in New York

Dialogues des Carmélites

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads Poulenc’s masterpiece. As the French Revolution begins, shy Blanche, sung by mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard,) becomes a novice nun under an elderly prioress— (Met legend Karita Mattila). Blanche’s aristocratic family flees the Terror, but she remains behind, struggling between her fear of the guillotine and her duty to the convent.

ROH: Romeo and Juliet Ballet – 7.15pm

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Broadcast live from the Royal Opera House to our Theatre.

 

SHAKESPEARE’S  STAR-CROSSED  LOVERS  ENCOUNTER  PASSION AND TRAGEDY  IN  KENNETH MACMILLAN’S  20TH-CENTURY  BALLET MASTERPIECE.

CHOREOGRAPHY: KENNETH  MACMILLAN, MUSIC: SERGEI  PROKOFIEV

Shakespeare’s  enduring  love  story  is  known the  world  over.  Since  its 1965  premiere  with  The Royal  Ballet,  Kenneth  MacMillan’s  Romeo  and Juliet has  become a modern ballet classic.

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