A Christmas Carol – Monnow Ballet School – 4pm

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Monnow Ballet School presents their own version of this popular Christmas story.  A miserly Scrooge is shown the error of his ways by three ghostly visitors.

Very child friendly and suitable for all the family.

Running Time: one hour

Tickets: £10 adults; £5 children and concessions.

Under 2s not needing a seat are free

           

Metamorphosis – 7pm

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Metamorphosis by Splendid Theatre

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Are you normal?

Gregor Samsa is. He has a nice normal job and a nice normal family and lives in a nice normal house with normal wishes and normal dreams and a nice normal future to look forward to.

ROH: Rigoletto – 7.15pm

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BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE

DAVID MCVICAR’S ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF VERDI’S POTENT AND TRAGIC OPERA IS CONDUCTED BY ALEXANDER JOEL, WITH AN EXCELLENT CAST LED BY DIMITRI PLATANIAS, LUCY CROWE AND MICHAEL FABIANO.

ROH: Tosca – 7.15pm

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DRAMA, PASSION AND FABULOUS MUSIC – PUCCINI’S OPERATIC THRILLER IS ONE OF THE GREAT OPERA EXPERIENCES. DAN ETTINGER CONDUCTS A STAR CAST LED BY ADRIANNE PIECZONKA, JOSEPH CALLEJA AND GERALD FINLEY.

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.

Met Opera: L’Elisir d’Amore – 5pm

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Pretty Yende debuts a new role at the Met with her first Adina opposite Matthew Polenzani, who enthralled Met audiences as Nemorino in 2013 with his ravishing “Una furtiva lagrima.” Bartlett Sher’s production is charming, with deft comedic timing, but also emotionally revealing. Domingo Hindoyan conducts.

Welsh Wrestling – 7pm

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WELSH WRESTLING

Live Superstars of Welsh Wrestling make a triumphant return to The Blake Theatre. Come and experience the excitement and atmosphere first hand as these larger than life wrestlers battle it out in an evening of high impact wrestling action, suitable for all the family.

Tom Kerridge: Lose Weight for Good -7pm

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ROSSITER BOOKS PRESENTS

An Evening with Tom Kerridge -Lose Weight for Good

We are thrilled to announce that top chef Tom Kerridge will be giving a book talk for us on Tuesday 27th February.

Following the success of his no.1 bestselling Dopamine Diet, double Michelin starred chef, Tom returns with a new diet book of epic proportions. Lose Weight for Good features one hundred new recipes that will revolutionise low-calorie cooking – tying in with a six-part primetime BBC Two series, scheduled to broadcast in early 2018.

Only Fools and Boycie – 7.30pm

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Only Fools and Boycie, John Challis  

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Only Fools And Boycie – An intimate evening with Only Fools And Horses actor John Challis.

 Enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation’s greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1’s Only Fools and Horses. In this one-off show the national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his dazzling career.

Met Opera: Semiramide – 5.55pm

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Met Opera: Semiramide   Buy Tickets here   Against the backdrop of the Hanging Gardens, Semiramide, Queen of Babylon, defies bad omens and supernatural threats in her quest to find a worthy successor to her late husband. But she harbours more than one dark secret, and whoever gains the throne may find that he has lost more than he has won.

Monmouth Choral Society: A Night at the Opera – 7.30pm

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Monmouth Choral Society

Conducted by Steven Kings with the Bristol Ensemble

Soloists Stephanie Edwards (soprano) and Shaun Dixon (tenor)

Perhaps nothing expresses the ups and downs of human life more colourfully than Opera. Monmouth Choral Society presents an evening of well-loved operatic solos and choruses where we hear of the joys and sorrows of prisoners, slaves, soldiers, tinkers, toreadors, villagers, wedding guests and witches, together with orchestral overtures by Mozart and Wagner.

NT Live: Julius Caesar – 7pm

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NT Live Julius Caesar

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Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London.

Met Opera: Cosi fan Tutte – 5.55pm

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Goaded by their cynical friend Don Alfonso, soldiers Ferrando and Guglielmo decide to test their fiancées’ fidelity. Pretending to leave with their regiment, they return in disguise and pay court to each other’s lover. Will the young women succumb to the charms of these two handsome ‘foreigners’?

Concert by Her Majesty’s Royal Marines – 7.30pm

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Band of the Royal Marines Buy Tickets here The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines will be returning for their sixth concert. Always a sell-out, this promises to be another entertaining performance by the world’s greatest military musicians with all proceeds going to Royal Navy/Royal Marine and local charities.  Not to be missed! Tickets: £18

Met Opera: Cendrillon – 5.55pm

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A fairy godmother, a glass slipper, an opulent ball, an enchanted forest, and a Prince Charming who loves her—did all that really happen, or was it just a dream? Long-suffering Cendrillon lives a life of drudgery with her good-natured father and his imperious wife, until fate, romance, and a touch of fairy magic intervene.

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