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King Lear

BUY TICKETS 7pm Tuesday 16 October

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 transfers to the West End.

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Samson et Dalila

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BUY TICKETS 5.55pm Saturday 20 October
Priority booking 18 June, on general sale 25 June

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York

Tony Award-winning director Darko Tresnjak gives Saint-Saëns’s biblical epic its first new Met production in twenty years.

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Mayerling

BUY TICKETS 2pm Sunday 21 October

BALLET broadcast AS LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Dangerous desires, family secrets and political intrigues twist through every moment of daring choreography in Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet inspired by true events.

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DIE WALKURE ;
Music by Richard Wagner (1813-1883) ;
Bryn Terfel (as Wotan) and Sarah Connolly (as Fricka) ; 
The Royal Opera ;
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 
11 September 2012 ;
Credit: Clive Barda / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL ;

Die Walküre

5pm Sunday 28 October
Priority booking 25 June, on general sale 2 July

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.

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La Fanciulla del West

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BUY TICKETS 7pm Wednesday 31 October
Priority booking 18 June, on general sale 25 June

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.

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Degas: Passion for Perfection

7.30pm Wednesday 7 November
Priority booking 25 June, on general sale 2 July

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.

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Marnie

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BUY TICKETS 1pm Sunday 11 November
Priority booking 18 June, on general sale 25 June

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.

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The Royal Ballet production of La BayadËre, choreographed by Natalia Makarova (b.1940) after Marius Petipa (1818-1910), to music by Ludwig Minkus (1826-1917) and orchestrated by John Lanchbery. Set designs by Pier Luigi Samaritani (1942-1994), Costume Designs by Yolanda Sonnabend and Lighting Designs by John B Read. Performed at the Royal Opera House,  Covent Garden on 5 April 2013 
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LA BAYADERE ;  
Music by Ludwig Minkus ; 
Choreography by Natalia Makarova ;
Set Design by Pier Luigi Samaritani ;
Costume Design by Yolanda Sonnabend ;
Lighting Design by John B Read ;
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ;
5 APRIL 2013 ; 
Credit: Tristram Kenton / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL

La Bayadère

7.15pm Tuesday 13 November
Priority booking 25 June, on general sale 2 July

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.

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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.

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The Madness of George III

7pm Tuesday 20 November
Priority booking 25 June, on general sale 2 July

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.

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