Funny Girl – The Musical

BUY TICKETS 3pm Saturday 27 October

Sheridan Smith gives ‘an unforgettable star turn’ (The Times) in this critically-acclaimed musical, screened after its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour.


Die Walküre

BUY TICKETS 5pm Sunday 28 October

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Antonio Pappano conducts an international cast of Wagner specialists in the second opera of Richard Wagner’s epic Der Ring des Nibelungen.


La Fanciulla del West

BUY TICKETS 7pm Wednesday 31 October

OPERA broadcast AS LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York (recorded live on 27 October)

Puccini’s gunpowder western, starring Eva-Maria Westbroek and Jonas Kaufmann, returns to the stage where it premiered under Arturo Toscanini.


Allelujah! 15

BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 1 November

PLAY filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run.

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph).


Degas: Passion for Perfection

BUY TICKETS 7.30pm Wednesday 7 November

ART FILM from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

David Bickerstaff’s film journeys from the streets of Paris to the heart of a superb exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas’ works is the most representative in Britain.



BUY TICKETS 1pm Sunday 11 November

OPERA broadcast AS LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York (recorded on Saturday 10 November)

Isabel Leonard and Christopher Maltman star in Nico Muhly’s opera, based on the novel that also inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s celebrated thriller.


La Bayadère

BUY TICKETS 7.15pm Tuesday 13 November

BALLET broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Natalia Makarova’s production of this nineteenth-century classic ballet brings an exotic world of temple dancers and noble warriors to life.


Troilus & Cressida

BUY TICKETS 7pm Wednesday 14 November

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the Royal Shakespeare Company

Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding with the rhythm of battle.


The Madness of George III

BUY TICKETS 7pm Tuesday 20 November

PLAY broadcast LIVE from Nottingham Playhouse

Mark Gatiss takes the title role in Nottingham Playhouse’s new production of Alan Bennett’s moving and funny masterpiece.

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.


King Lear

BUY TICKETS 7pm Wednesday 28 November

PLAY broadcast AS LIVE from the Duke of York’s Theatre, London (recorded live on Thursday 27 September)

Ian McKellen gives an intensely moving portrayal of Lear in the five-star Chichester Festival Theatre production which has transferred to London’s West End.