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RSC Live: Julius Caesar

Wed 26 Apr 2017 7pm

Julius Caesar begins the Roman series with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence in a race to claim the empire, after the all conquering Caesar returns from war Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

Doctor Strange [12A]

Thu 27 Apr 7.30pm

A disgraced former surgeon named Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) becomes a powerful sorcerer under the tutelage of a mystic known as the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton). Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, and Chiwetel Ejiofor co-star in this entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Directed by Scott Derrickson (Sinister) 115 mins Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online!  
Silence [15]

Wed 10 May 7.30pm & Thu 11 May 2pm

Two 17th century Portuguese missionaries return to Japan to minister to Christians, who've been outlawed. Based on the novel 'Silence' written by Shusaku Endo. A Martin Scorsese film with an all star cast which includes Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver & Liam Neeson 157 mins Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online!  
NT Live: Obsession [As live 15]

Thu 11 May 7pm

Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.

Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart.

The stage production of Obsession is produced by Barbican Theatre Productions Limited, London and Toneelgroep Amsterdam; co-commissioned by Wiener Festwochen and Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg; co-produced by Holland Festival and David Binder Productions; and supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands  Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available 120 mins (no interval)  Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online!

La La Land [12A]

Wed 17 May 2017 2pm and 7.30pm

Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart. Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online!

NT Live: Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? [12A]

Thu 18 May 7pm

Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films), Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers), Luke Treadaway (A Street Cat Named Bob, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5 star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, broadcast live to cinemas from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London. 

In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

««««« ‘Imelda Staunton is at her magnificent best. A first-rate revival of an astonishing play.’ The Guardian

««««« ‘Conleth Hill is superb. Exquisite.’ Evening Standard

««««« ‘Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots are terrific.’ Metro

««««« ‘James Macdonald’s blistering production. Intoxicatingly good.’ Financial Times

Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available 120 mins (no interval)  Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online!
Hacksaw Ridge [15]

Tue 23 May 2pm & 7.30pm 

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. directed by Mel Gibson and starring Andrew Garfield 136 mins   Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online!

Lion [PG]

Fri 26 May 2pm & 7.30pm

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. Adapted from the book "A Long Way Home" and starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman 118 mins Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 
FAMILY CINEMA: Sing [U] 

Wed 31 May 10.30am

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same. With the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson and Seth MacFarlene 108 mins Tickets: £5 which include refreshments Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 
Jackie [15]

Wed 31 May 2pm & 7.30pm 

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy. Starring Natalie Portman and Peter Sarsgaard 97 mins Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 
Britain on Film: Black Britain [12A]

Thu 1 June  10.30am relaxed screening, 2pm & 7.30pm 

The third programme from Britain on Film on Tour explores the vital history of black Britain throughout the 20th century.

Bringing together films spanning 1901 to 1985 and taken from many different regions of the UK, it offers incredibly rare, little-seen and valuable depictions of black British life on screen.

Watch miners in the collieries of Edwardian Lancashire and Yorkshire; and soldiers from across the Empire joining the services to fight for King and 'mother country' in World War I. See rare colour footage of multi-racial Cardiff in 1957, a Nigerian wedding in Cornwall in 1964, and touching interviews with black school leavers in 1965; witness growing racial tensions on a Liverpool housing estate and in New Cross, London; communities in search of their roots and partying on the streets of Notting Hill during Carnival.

Revealing new voices from across a century of vast and turbulent social change in the UK, Britain on Film: Black Britain is not just an important educative tool - offering audiences the chance to explore stories of migration, community and the struggle against inequality - but also an opportunity to celebrate vivid black British life and culture on screen 91 mins Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

ROH (Live): The Dream / Symphonic Variations / Marguerite and Armand

Wed 7 June 2017 7.15pm

The Royal Ballet brings its celebrations of 70 years at the Royal Opera House to a close with a mixed programme of works by its Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

Berliner Philmarmoniker LIVE

Fri 9 June 2017

The rousing finalé with charismatic conductor Gustavo Dudamel leading the orchestra in an exciting and diverse programme including Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 in E minor 'From The New World' Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

NT Live: Peter Pan 

Sat 10 Jun 2017 2pm

★★★★★
‘Spellbindingly imaginative. A dazzling production.’
Radio Times

All children, except one, grow up…

Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale screens in cinemas this summer.

When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues.

A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre  Tickets: £13/£12/£11 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

RSC Live Encore Antony & Cleopatra


Wed 14 Jun 2017 7pm

Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, Antony’s military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end.

Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct, following his critically acclaimed productions of Othello (2015) and Much Ado About Nothing (2012) Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

Exhibition on Screen: Michelangelo Love and Death

Thu 15 June 2017 7.30pm

To coincide with a glorious new exhibition at the National Gallery of London, this film offers a full and fresh biography of Michelangelo who, with Leonardo, is considered one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance - and perhaps of all time. This film explores his relationship with his contemporaries and his immense artistic practice which included painting, sculpture and architecture. Not least the universally adored David in Florence, the Sistine Chapel in Rome and the Manchester Madonna (today at the National Gallery).

This major new film goes to the heart of just who was this tempestuous, passionate but much loved genius.  Tickets: £13/£12/£11 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 


NT Live: Salomé

Thu 22 Jun 2017 7pm

The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world.

This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production which will be broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. ‘Epic. A near-perfect production.’ Guardian (on Les Blancs ) Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

ROH (Live): Otello

Wed 28 June 2017 7.15pm 

Antonio Pappano conducts a new production of Verdi’s thrilling Shakespeare-inspired opera directed by Keith Warner, starring Jonas Kaufmann and Gregory Kunde in the title role. Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

NT Live: Angels in America Part 1 Millennium Approaches [As live 15]

Thu 20 Jul 2017 7pm

America in the mid-1980's. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration New Yorker's grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) an Russell Tovey (The Pass) 

The new staging of Tony Kushner's multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse)  Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

Live: 30 Years Of André Rieu & His Orchestra 

Sun 23 Jul 3pm 

Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries. Set against the stunning medieval backdrop of the town square in André’s Dutch hometown, the spectacular Maastricht concert features the maestro in his element, along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very special guests. André delivers an unforgettable musical experience full of humor, fun and emotion for all ages. This presentation of André Rieu’s 2017 Maastricht Concert in Cinemas features host Charlotte Hawkins, who conducts an interview with André Rieu the moment he steps off stage, exclusively for cinema audiences. This year is a very special year because it is exactly 30 years ago that André Rieu started his Johann Strauss Orchestra in his home town of Maastricht. From a small group of musicians rehearsing in the classroom of André’s son’s primary school to stadiums and concert halls around the world - what a journey it has been! Take a front row seat and experience this spectacular musical event on the big screen. Enjoy backstage access, interviews with André and his special guests, musical favourites and much, much more, exclusive to cinema. For a truly unforgettable cinematic experience, please join André and his Orchestra in their hometown of Maastricht for 2 days only on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd July at the ‘2017 Maastricht Concert’ to ‘Celebrate 30 years of André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra’. Tickets: £16/£15/£14/£13 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

NT Live: Angels in America Part 2 Perestoika [As live 15]

Thu 27 Jul 2017 7pm

America in the mid-1980's. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration New Yorker's grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) an Russell Tovey (The Pass) 

The new staging of Tony Kushner's multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse). Part One: Millennium Approaches was first performed at The National Theatre in 1992 and was followed by Part Two: Perestroika the following year  Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

RSC Live: Titus Andronicus

Wed 9 Aug 2017 7pm

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play.

Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss, who relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt society.

Shakespeare’s gory revenge tragedy presents us with murder as entertainment, and, as the body count piles up, poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society.

Blanche McIntyre returns to the RSC after her debut directing The Two Noble Kinsmen (2016) Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

NT Live: Yerma [As Live:15]

Thu 31 Aug 7pm 

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece. The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday). Billie Piper’s lead performance is described as ‘spellbinding’ (The Evening Standard), ‘astonishing’ (iNews) and ‘devastatingly powerful’ (The Daily Telegraph). Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax. Please note that this broadcast does not have an interval.

★★★★★
"Brutal yet ferociously funny", Metro
★★★★★
"Billie Piper makes a shattering Yerma in Simon Stone’s inspired reworking of Lorca", The Observer
★★★★★
"A shatteringly powerful reinvention of a familiar classic", The Independent

Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

RSC Live: Coriolanus 

Wed 11 Oct 7pm

A full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield, Coriolanus transports us back to the emergence of the republic of Rome.

Caius Martius Coriolanus is a fearless soldier but a reluctant leader. His ambitious mother attempts to carve him a path to political power, but he struggles to change his nature and do what is required to achieve greatness. In this new city state struggling to find its feet, where the gap between rich and poor is widening every day, Coriolanus must decide who he really is and where his allegiances lie.

Rome Season Director, Angus Jackson, completes our collection of Shakespeare’s Roman plays with a visceral production which sees Sope Dirisu (One Night in Miami, Donmar Warehouse, 2016) take on the title role Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online! 

RSC Live: Twelfth Night

Wed 14 Feb 2018 7pm

'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. 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 ‘glorious’ (Daily Telegraph) Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (2014 and 2016), returns to tackle Shakespeare’s greatest comedy, a brilliantly bittersweet account of "the whirligig of time". Tickets: £16/£15/£14 plus Club member discounts available Buy tickets in person, on 01752 892220 or online!