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Hard of Hearing: Farming

Starts Monday 18 November 2019

Based on his own life story, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s ‘Farming’ charts the extraordinary journey of a young fostered Nigerian boy who, struggling to find an identity, falls in with a skinhead gang in 1980s England. At six weeks old, Enitan…

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Non-Fiction

Starts Monday 18 November 2019

A well-read bed-swapping comedy of manners set in the French publishing industry from director Olivier Assayas (Personal Shopper, Clouds of Sils Maria). Editor Alain (Guillaume Canet) rejects the latest piece of veiled autobiography from author Léonard. But that’s OK:…

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Hard of Hearing: The Day Shall Come

Starts Tuesday 19 November 2019

The return of satirical mastermind Chris Morris, following his explosive, critically acclaimed Islamist satire Four Lions. Moses is ready to lead a global uprising against the ‘accidental dominance of the white race’. The only trouble is that he only…

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The Amazing Johnathan + live broadcast q&a with Louis Theroux

Starts Tuesday 19 November 2019

Louis Theroux, director Ben Berman and special guests feature in a live satellite broadcast following the film. What begins as a film on a unique magician who built a career out of shock and deception in the 1980s becomes…

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The Day Shall Come

Thursday 21 November 2019

6:00 pm

The return of satirical mastermind Chris Morris, following his explosive, critically acclaimed Islamist satire Four Lions. Moses is ready to lead a global uprising against the ‘accidental dominance of the white race’. The only trouble is that he only…

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Depeche Mode: Spirits in the Forest

Thursday 21 November 2019

8:00 pm

Across 2017/2018 Depeche Mode embarked on their Global Spirit Tour, in which they performed to more than 3 million fans at 115 shows across the globe. This new visually-striking film, directed by award-winning filmmaker and longtime artistic collaborator Anton…

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By the Grace of God

Friday 22 November 2019

7:30 pm

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Highly controversial in its native France, François Ozon’s (Frantz, Swimming Pool) brilliant new film follows the survivors of an ongoing child abuse scandal in the Catholic church as they seek justice. With deep compassion and sensitivity, we follow three…

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Met Live: Akhnaten

Saturday 23 November 2019

5:55 pm

Phelim McDermott returns to the Met with a new staging of Glass’s Akhnaten, originally created by LA Opera, Improbable, and English National Opera, where it premiered, winning the 2017 Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production.

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Official Secrets

Sunday 24 November 2019

2:30 pm

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This gripping political thriller tells the real life story of a government whistleblower who exposed the unlawful basis for the 2003 Iraq War. Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley) is working at GCHQ, watching Tony Blair justify the invasion on evidence…

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Tehran: City of Love

Starts Monday 25 November 2019

A tale of three lost souls, searching for romance in Iran’s capital. An overweight beauty salon receptionist charms men over the phone, certain they would never date her in real life. A religious singer looks to find his true…

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Hard of Hearing: Official Secrets

Starts Tuesday 26 November 2019

This gripping political thriller tells the real life story of a government whistleblower who exposed the unlawful basis for the 2003 Iraq War. Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley) is working at GCHQ, watching Tony Blair justify the invasion on evidence…

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NT Live: Present Laughter

Thursday 28 November 2019

7:00 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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Sorry We Missed You

Friday 29 November 2019

6:00 pm

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Director Ken Loach teams once again with Daniel Blake screenwriter Paul Laverty for another powerful indictment of the capitalist forces shaping modern Britain. No one else is making films with the urgency of Loach, and the performances here have…

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Monos

Friday 29 November 2019

8:00 pm

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On a remote mountaintop, a rebel group of commandos watch over a prisoner for a shadowy force known only as ‘The Organization’. But after a series of unexpected events drive them deep into the jungle, their mission begins to…

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The CBeebies Christmas Show

Saturday 30 November 2019

2:00 pm

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This year’s highly anticipated CBeebies Christmas Show is once again coming to the big screen from the theatre stage for a family-friendly feast of Christmas fun, including interactive content exclusively created for cinemas alongside the Hansel & Gretel stage…

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Hard of Hearing: Sorry We Missed You

Starts Monday 2 December 2019

Director Ken Loach teams once again with I, Daniel Blake screenwriter Paul Laverty for another powerful indictment of the capitalist forces shaping modern Britain. No one else is making films with the urgency of Loach, and the performances here…

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Branagh Theatre Company: The Winter’s Tale

Wednesday 4 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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Gremlins (4K restoration)

Friday 6 December 2019

7:30 pm

The 1984 classic Gremlins returns to the big screen with a stunning 4K Restoration. “Don’t expose him to bright light. Don’t ever get him wet. And don’t ever, ever feed him after midnight.” This comic Joe Dante effort is…

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

Starts Sunday 8 December 2019

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 One:  The One Where Monica Gets a RoommateThe One…

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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)

Starts Wednesday 11 December 2019

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

Starts Sunday 15 December 2019

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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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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Royal Opera House: The Nutcracker (encore)

Tuesday 17 December 2019

7:15 pm

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Certificate: 12ALength: 150 minsDirector: TBCCast: TBC 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…

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The King and I: From the London Palladium

Starts Monday 30 December 2019

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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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 2020

5:40 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 2020

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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Royal Opera House: La Bohème (Live)

Starts Wednesday 29 January 2020

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 2020

5:40 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)

Starts Sunday 2 February 2020

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 2020

5:40 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 2020

5:40 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 2020

5:40 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)

Starts Tuesday 21 April 2020

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)

Starts Sunday 26 April 2020

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

5:40 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)

Starts Thursday 28 May 2020

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)

Starts Sunday 31 May 2020

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

Starts Friday 12 June 2020

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

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

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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