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National Theatre Live: Prima Facie

Sunday 21 August 2022

7:00 pm

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Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play.

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National Theatre Live: Much Ado About Nothing

Thursday 8 September 2022

7:00 pm

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The legendary hotel Messina on the Italian Riveria has been visited by artists, celebrities and royalty.

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Glyndebourne’s La bohème

Sunday 11 September 2022

7:00 pm

In La bohème Puccini elevates ordinary people to the level of the extraordinary, the tragic, the timeless –transformed by a score that has seduced generations of audiences

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The Royal Opera House: Madama Butterfly (Live)

Tuesday 27 September 2022

7:15 pm

On a starlit night in Nagasaki, these are the words spoken by American naval officer Pinkerton to young geisha Cio-Cio-San.

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RSC: Richard III (Live)

Wednesday 28 September 2022

7:00 pm

Young Richard of Gloucester uses the chaos of the Wars of the Roses to begin his unscrupulous climb to power in this classic Shakespearean history of a king in the throes of jealousy and murder.

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The Royal Opera House: Madama Butterfly (Encore)

Sunday 2 October 2022

2:00 pm

On a starlit night in Nagasaki, these are the words spoken by American naval officer Pinkerton to young geisha Cio-Cio-San.

But as they both learn, words and promises carelessly spoken can have indelible consequences.

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The Royal Ballet: Mayerling (Live)

Wednesday 5 October 2022

7:15 pm

Inspired by dark and gripping real-life events, this Royal Ballet classic depicts the sexual and morbid obsessions of Crown Prince Rudolf leading to the murder-suicide scandal with his mistress Mary Vetsera.

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National Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again

Thursday 6 October 2022

7:00 pm

A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night).

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Billy Joel Live at Yankee Stadium

Saturday 8 October 2022

1:45 pm

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In celebration of 50 years of Billy Joel, “Live at Yankee Stadium” comes to the big screen for a special two-night fan event.

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The Royal Ballet: Mayerling (Encore)

Sunday 9 October 2022

2:00 pm

Inspired by dark and gripping real-life events, this Royal Ballet classic depicts the sexual and morbid obsessions of Crown Prince Rudolf leading to the murder-suicide scandal with his mistress Mary Vetsera.

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The Royal Opera House: Aida (Live)

Wednesday 12 October 2022

6:45 pm

Princess Aida has been kidnapped: a valuable prize in a war between Egypt and Ethiopia.

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The Royal Opera House: Aida (Encore)

Sunday 16 October 2022

2:00 pm

In this new production, director Robert Carsen situates Verdi’s large-scale political drama within a contemporary world, framing its power struggles and toxic jealousies in the apparatus of a modern, totalitarian state.

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The Royal Opera House: La Bohème (Live)

Thursday 20 October 2022

7:15 pm

Penniless writer Rodolfo believes that art is all he needs – until he meets Mimì, the lonely seamstress who lives upstairs.

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The Royal Opera House: La Bohème (Encore)

Sunday 23 October 2022

2:00 pm

Penniless writer Rodolfo believes that art is all he needs – until he meets Mimì, the lonely seamstress who lives upstairs.

So begins a timeless love story that blooms, fades, and rekindles with the passing seasons.

But while the couple’s friends Marcello and Musetta passionately row and make up, a force greater than love threatens Rodolfo and Mimì.

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National Theatre Live: The Seagull

Thursday 3 November 2022

7:00 pm

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Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) makes her West End debut in this 21st-century retelling of Anton Chekhov’s tale of love and loneliness.

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The Royal Ballet: A Diamond Celebration (Live)

Wednesday 16 November 2022

7:15 pm

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of The Friends of Covent Garden, this programme recognizes the amazing support of all ROH Friends past and present.

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The Royal Ballet: A Diamond Celebration (Encore)

Sunday 20 November 2022

2:00 pm

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of The Friends of Covent Garden, this programme recognizes the amazing support of all ROH Friends past and present.

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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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The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker (Encore)

Sunday 11 December 2022

2:00 pm

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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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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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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