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The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker (Live)

Thursday 8 December 2022

7:15 pm

Peter Wright’s much-loved production for The Royal Ballet, with gorgeous period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, keeps true to the spirit of this festive ballet classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular classical dancing

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A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story

Saturday 10 December 2022

2:30 pm

Filmed live for cinemas during the 2021 stage run at London’s sumptuous Alexandra Palace Theatre and filled with Dickensian, spine-tingling special effects, prepare to be frightened and delighted in equal measure as you enter the supernatural Victorian world of A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story on the big screen.

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The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker (Encore)

Sunday 11 December 2022

2:00 pm

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Join Clara at a delightful Christmas Eve party that becomes a magical adventure once everyone else is tucked up in bed.

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Berliner Philharmoniker Live: New Year’s Eve Concert 

Saturday 31 December 2022

4:00 pm

Lahav Shani, music director of the Israel Philharmonic, conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker in these concerts for the second time following his debut in September 2020.

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The Royal Ballet: Like Water for Chocolate (Live)

Thursday 19 January 2023

7:15 pm

Christopher Wheeldon’s new full-length ballet brings the magic realism of this famous modern Mexican novel to The Royal Ballet.

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MET Opera Live: Fedora

Saturday 21 January 2023

5:55 pm

Giordano’s exhilarating drama Fedora returns to the Met for the first time in 25 years, starring soprano Sonya Yoncheva in the title role of the 19th-century princess.

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The Royal Ballet: Like Water for Chocolate (Encore)

Sunday 22 January 2023

2:00 pm

Christopher Wheeldon’s new full-length ballet brings the magic realism of this famous modern Mexican novel to The Royal Ballet.

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National Theatre Live: The Crucible

Thursday 26 January 2023

7:00 pm

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A witch hunt is beginning in Arthur Miller’s captivating parable of power with Erin Doherty (The Crown) and Brendan Cowell (Yerma). Raised to be seen but not heard, a group of young women in Salem suddenly find their words…

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The Royal Opera House: The Barber of Seville (Live)

Wednesday 15 February 2023

7:00 pm

When Rosina falls in love with a mysterious young suitor who calls himself Lindoro, she must use all her cunning – and a little help from her local barber – to outwit her calculating guardian Dr Bartolo.

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The Royal Opera House: The Barber of Seville (Encore)

Sunday 19 February 2023

2:00 pm

When Rosina falls in love with a mysterious young suitor who calls himself Lindoro, she must use all her cunning – and a little help from her local barber – to outwit her calculating guardian Dr Bartolo.

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National Theatre Live: Othello

Thursday 23 February 2023

7:00 pm

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Wed in secret, Desdemona and Othello crave a new life together. But as unseen forces conspire against them, they find their future is not theirs to decide.

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MET Opera Live: Lohengrin

Saturday 18 March 2023

4:00 pm

Wagner’s Lohengrin returns to the Met stage after an absence of 17 years with this atmospheric new staging by François Girard.

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The Royal Opera House: Turandot (Live)

Wednesday 22 March 2023

7:15 pm

Puccini’s final opera is a glorious pageant of rich colour, dance and drama in Andrei Serban’s classic staging.

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The Royal Opera House: Turandot (Encore)

Sunday 26 March 2023

2:00 pm

Puccini’s final opera is a glorious pageant of rich colour, dance and drama in Andrei Serban’s classic staging.

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MET Opera Live: Falstaff

Saturday 1 April 2023

5:30 pm

Baritone Michael Volle stars as the caddish knight Falstaff, gleefully tormented by a trio of clever women who deliver his comeuppance, in Verdi’s glorious Shakespearean comedy.

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The Royal Ballet: Cinderella (Live)

Wednesday 12 April 2023

7:15 pm

A new production of the much-loved Royal Ballet fairytale classic.

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MET Opera Live: Der Rosenkavalier

Saturday 15 April 2023

5:00 pm

Maestro Simone Young takes the podium to oversee Robert Carsen’s fin-de-siècle staging.

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The Royal Ballet: Cinderella (Encore)

Sunday 16 April 2023

2:00 pm

A new production of the much-loved Royal Ballet fairytale classic.

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National Theatre Live: Good

Thursday 20 April 2023

7:00 pm

As the world faces its Second World War, John Halder, a good, intelligent German professor, finds himself pulled into a movement with unthinkable consequences.

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The Royal Opera House: The Marriage of Figaro (Live)

Thursday 27 April 2023

6:45 pm

Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts a truly international cast in David McVicar’s timeless production.

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MET Opera Live: Champion

Saturday 29 April 2023

5:55 pm

Bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green is the young boxer Emile Griffith, who rises from obscurity to become a world champion, and bass-baritone Eric Owens portrays Griffith’s older self, haunted by the ghosts of his past.

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The Royal Opera House: The Marriage of Figaro (Encore)

Sunday 30 April 2023

2:00 pm

With more twists than a page boy’s stockings, the story of Mozart’s comic opera will surprise and delight you at every turn.

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MET Opera Live: Don Giovanni

Saturday 20 May 2023

5:55 pm

Tony Award–winning director Ivo van Hove makes his Met debut with a new staging of Mozart’s tragicomedy Don Giovanni.

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The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty (Live)

Wednesday 24 May 2023

7:15 pm

Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s ravishing music and Oliver Messel’s sumptuous fairytale designs with this true gem from the classical ballet repertory.

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The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty (Encore)

Sunday 28 May 2023

2:00 pm

Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s ravishing music and Oliver Messel’s sumptuous fairytale designs with this true gem from the classical ballet repertory.

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MET Opera Live: Die Zauberflöte

Saturday 3 June 2023

5:55 pm

Nathalie Stutzmann conducts her second Mozart work this season with a new production of Die Zauberflöte.

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The Royal Opera House: Il Trovatore (Live)

Tuesday 13 June 2023

7:15 pm

Starring Ludovic Tézier and Jamie Barton, Adele Thomas’s energetic staging sets Verdi’s tale in a Hieronymus Bosch-inspired universe of medieval superstition.

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The Royal Opera House: Il Trovatore (Encore)

Sunday 18 June 2023

2:00 pm

Starring Ludovic Tézier and Jamie Barton, Adele Thomas’s energetic staging sets Verdi’s tale in a Hieronymus Bosch-inspired universe of medieval superstition.

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