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NT Live: Present Laughter

Monday 9 December 2019

2:00 pm

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed…

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The Irishman

Monday 9 December 2019

7:00 pm

Who killed Jimmy Hoffa? A labour leader and the infamous head of the Teamsters union, whose connections with organised crime were wide ranging, his career ended with a conviction for jury tampering, attempted bribery and fraud, but he was…

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ROH: Coppélia (Live)

Tuesday 10 December 2019

7:15 pm

A classic returns to The Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia – a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls. The intricate choreography is set to Delibes’ delightful score and shows off the technical…

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Friends 25th: The One With the Anniversary (Part Two)

Wednesday 11 December

7:30 pm

Friends 25th: The One With The Anniversary will reunite fans with their longtime BFFs — Ross, Rachel, Joey, Monica, Chandler and Phoebe — to re-live some of their funniest moments.    Part Two:  The One With the Prom VideoThe…

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Hard of Hearing: The Irishman

Thursday 12 December

2:00 pm

Who killed Jimmy Hoffa? A labour leader and the infamous head of the Teamsters union, whose connections with organised crime were wide ranging, his career ended with a conviction for jury tampering, attempted bribery and fraud, but he was…

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Western Stars

Friday 13 December

6:00 pm

Springsteen’s first studio album in five years, Western Stars, marks a departure for the legendary singer/songwriter while still drawing on his roots. Touching on themes of love and loss, loneliness and family and the inexorable passage of time, the…

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Marriage Story

Friday 13 December 2019

7:50 pm

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Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson star in this beautifully judged study of a landslide in slow motion, as a couple once very much in love submit themselves to the divorce industry. Charlie (Driver) has become a star director in…

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Abominable

Saturday 14 December 2019

10:15 am

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DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio’s co-production Abominable takes audiences on an epic 2000-mile adventure from the streets of Shanghai to the breathtaking Himalayan snowscapes. When teenage Yi encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in…

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Eyes Wide Shut (20th Anniversary) 20th Anniversary + short film ‘Never Just a Dream’

Saturday 14 December

7:45 pm

Includes screening of short film ‘Never Just a Dream’. Stanley Kubrick’s daring last film is a bracing psychosexual journey, a riveting suspense tale and a career milestone for stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. At a Christmas party hosted…

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ROH: Coppélia (Encore)

Sunday 15 December 2019

2:00 pm

A classic returns to The Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia – a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls. The intricate choreography is set to Delibes’ delightful score and shows off the technical…

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Friends 25th: The One With the Anniversary (Part Three)

Sunday 15 December

5:00 pm

Our friends are still there for you, 25 years later! Celebrate the milestone anniversary of the beloved sitcom, coming to the big screen for the first time ever!  Part Three: The One With Chandler In A BoxThe One With…

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Meeting Gorbachev

Sunday 15 December

7:15 pm

Leading the Soviet Union through its period of greatest change, Mikhail Gorbachev was the architect of its democratisation, introducing perestroika and glasnost, but ultimately resigning as, against his wishes, its collapse became inevitable. Werner Herzog approaches a series of…

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Royal Opera House: The Nutcracker (encore)

Tuesday 17 December 2019

7:15 pm

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The Royal Ballet’s glorious production of The Nutcracker, created by Peter Wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an all-time ballet favourite. It is Christmas Eve and Herr Drosselmeyer the magician sweeps young Clara away on a…

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Hard of Hearing: Western Stars

Wednesday 18 December

2:00 pm

Springsteen’s first studio album in five years, Western Stars, marks a departure for the legendary singer/songwriter while still drawing on his roots. Touching on themes of love and loss, loneliness and family and the inexorable passage of time, the…

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Frozen 2

Friday 20 December 2019

11:00 am

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Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she’ll set out on a dangerous but remarkable journey. In Frozen, Elsa feared her powers were…

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The Aeronauts

Friday 20 December 2019

6:00 pm

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Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne reunite in this thrilling drama directed by Tom Harper (Wild Rose) and written by Jack Thorne (Wonder). Set in 1862 and inspired by true events, The Aeronauts follows wealthy young widow Amelia Wren (Jones)…

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Friday 20 December

8:00 pm

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have…

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Autism Friendly: Frozen 2

Saturday 21 December 2019

10:55 am

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Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she’ll set out on a dangerous but remarkable journey. In Frozen, Elsa feared her powers were…

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Last Christmas

Saturday 21 December 2019

4:45 pm

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Kate (Emilia Clarke) harumphs around London, a bundle of bad decisions accompanied by the jangle of bells on her shoes, another irritating consequence from her job as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. Tom (Henry Golding) seems too…

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Branagh Theatre Company: The Winter’s Tale

Saturday 21 December 2019

7:00 pm

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Another chance to see Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption, reimagined in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh. Originally broadcast live from London’s Garrick Theatre, following their triumphant staging of Macbeth in Manchester and…

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A Dog Called Money

Sunday 22 December

3:00 pm

Award-winning war photographer and filmmaker Seamus Murphy explores the creative inspiration behind PJ Harvey’s ninth studio album in this arresting collage-style documentary charting their travels together in Afghanistan, Kosovo and the US. Throughout their journey, he collects footage and…

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The Good Liar

Sunday 22 December 2019

5:00 pm

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Career con man Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellen) sets his sights on his latest mark: recently widowed Betty McLeish (Helen Mirren), worth millions. And he means to take it all. But as the two draw closer, what should have been…

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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

Monday 23 December

7:30 pm

Rain splashes on cobblestone streets, multi-colored parapluies pop up against pastel walls, and ardent lovers rendezvous, while music fills the air. Nothing like Jacques Demy’s musical fantasy had ever been seen before, as Bernard Evein’s production design and Demy’s…

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Luce

Friday 27 December

5:15 pm

Certain to be one of the most talked-about films of the year, ‘Luce’ is a smart psychological thriller that will leave audiences breathless. An all-star high school athlete and accomplished debater, Luce (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) is a poster boy…

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The Two Popes

Saturday 28 December

2:00 pm

From Fernando Meirelles, the Academy Award-nominated director of “City of God,” and three-time Academy Award nominated screenwriter Anthony McCarten, comes an intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with…

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The King and I: From the London Palladium

Monday 30 December

4:00 pm

The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes to cinemas in this unmissable event presented from London’s iconic Palladium. Reprising her Tony Award-winning role, ‘Broadway musical’s undisputed Queen’…

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Berliner Philharmoniker: New Year’s Eve Concert

Tuesday 31 December 2019

4:00 pm

Celebrate the conclusion to 2019 with the Berliner Philharmoniker’s glittering New Year’s Eve Concert. This fantastic event will be conducted by chief conductor Kirill Petrenko and the lively American programme will feature the star soprano Diana Damrau as guest…

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NT Live: Fleabag (encore)

Friday 3 January

6:10 pm

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End. Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones, Fleabag is a…

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André Rieu: 70 years young

Saturday 4 January 2020

7:30 pm

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70 YEARS YOUNG is André Rieu’s ultimate concert featuring musical highlights chosen by André himself. This unique anniversary event will take you on an unbelievable journey around the world to André Rieu’s most amazing concert locations, such as Schönbrunn…

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Met Opera: Wozzeck (Live)

Saturday 11 January

5:55 pm

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts William Kentridge’s new production of Alban Berg’s expressionistic masterpiece Wozzeck, regarded for its intense emotional power and brilliant score as one of the most significant operas of the 20th century.

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Exhibition on Screen: Lucian Freud – A Self Portrait

Tuesday 14 January 2020

7:30 pm

For the first time in history the Royal Academy of Arts in London, in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, is bringing together Lucian Freud’s self-portraits. The exhibition will display more than 50 paintings, prints and…

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ROH: The Sleeping Beauty (Live)

Thursday 16 January

7:15 pm

A perennial delight and a much-loved classic, The Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty combines the best of classical ballet, with all its charms and virtuosity, splendid music and talented dancers. First choreographed to Tchaikovsky’s great musical score by Marius Petipa in…

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The Kingmaker

Saturday 25 January

2:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Centered on the indomitable character of Imelda Marcos, The Kingmaker examines, with intimate access, the Marcos family’s improbable return to power in the Philippines. The film explores the disturbing legacy of the Marcos regime and chronicles Imelda’s present-day push…

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Royal Opera House: La Bohème (Live)

Wednesday 29 January

7:45 pm

Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself…

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Met Live: Porgy and Bess

Saturday 1 February

5:55 pm

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess returns to the Met for the first time since 1990, in a new co-production with English National Opera and Dutch National Opera, hailed as a triumph at its premiere in London earlier this year.

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Royal Opera House: La Bohème (Encore)

Sunday 2 February

2:00 pm

Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself…

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Stage on Screen

Kinky Boots: The Musical

Tuesday 4 February 2020

7:30 pm

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Kinky Boots The Musical, filmed live at London’s Adelphi Theatre, is strutting onto the big screen! Charlie is a factory owner struggling to save his family business, and Lola is a fabulous entertainer with a wildly exciting idea. With…

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Met Opera: Agrippina (Live)

Saturday 29 February

5:55 pm

In the Met’s first-ever performances of Agrippina, Handel’s satire of sex and power politics, Sir David McVicar reconceives a production evoking a scandalous world in which the Roman Empire never fell but simply kept going right up to the…

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Met Live: Der Fliegende Hollander

Saturday 14 March

5:55 pm

For the first time at the Met, Sir Bryn Terfel sings the role of the mysterious Dutchman, condemned to roam the seas for eternity, with Anja Kampe as the devoted Senta, whose love can set him free.

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Exhibition on Screen: Easter in Art

Tuesday 7 April 2020

7:30 pm

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…

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Met Opera: Tosca (Live)

Saturday 11 April

5:55 pm

Sir David McVicar’s bold staging of Puccini’s operatic thriller returns with star soprano Anna Netrebko as the passionate title diva, opposite Brian Jagde as her lover, the idealistic painter Mario Cavaradossi.

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Royal Opera House: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (Live)

Tuesday 21 April

7:00 pm

These two short Italian operas are each regarded as the composers’ masterpiece, and are brought together in a new staging by award-winning director Damiano Michieletto, who sets both operas in a poverty stricken village in 1980s southern Italy, where…

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Royal Opera House: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (Encore)

Sunday 26 April

2:00 pm

These two short Italian operas are each regarded as the composers’ masterpiece, and are brought together in a new staging by award-winning director Damiano Michieletto, who sets both operas in a poverty stricken village in 1980s southern Italy, where…

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Met Live: Maria Stuarda

Saturday 9 May 2020

5:55 pm

Donizetti’s drama, focused on the political and personal rivalry between two queens, returns to the Met with Diana Damrau as the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, and Jamie Barton as her rival, Queen Elizabeth I.

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Royal Opera House: The Dante Project (Live)

Thursday 28 May

7:15 pm

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…

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Royal Opera House: The Dante Project (Encore)

Sunday 31 May

2:00 pm

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…

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Berliner Philharmoniker: Live Season Finale

Friday 12 June

6:30 pm

Enjoy the conclusion of the Berliner Philharmoniker 2019/20 Live Cinema with Gustavo Dudamel conducting Mahler’s powerful Symphony No. 2 in C minor “Resurrection”. This spectacular Season Finale Concert will be broadcast live from Berlin and will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews and…

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Royal Opera House: Elektra (Live)

Thursday 18 June

7:45 pm

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…

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Royal Opera House: Elektra (Encore)

Sunday 21 June

2:00 pm

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…

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Exhibition on Screen: Frida Kahlo

Monday 6 July 2020

7:30 pm

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…

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