Arts on Screen

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.

READ MORE

André Rieu New Year’s Concert from Sydney

7pm Saturday 5 January
2pm Sunday 13 January 
(encore)
*tickets on sale soon

CONCERT from Sydney, Australia

The King of Waltz, André Rieu, presents his New Year’s concert, recorded live in Sydney’s stunning Town Hall.

READ MORE

The Queen of Spades

6.45pm Tuesday 22 January *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

In Tchaikovsky’s intense opera of obsession and the supernatural, Gherman is caught between the woman he loves and a destructive fixation. 

READ MORE

La Traviata

6.45pm Wednesday 30 January *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Richard Eyre’s beautiful production provides the perfect setting for Verdi’s opera about a courtesan who sacrifices all for love.

READ MORE

I’m Not Running

7pm Thursday 31 January *tickets on sale soon

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the National Theatre

David Hare’s explosive new play portrays the history of a twenty year intimate friendship and its public repercussions and stars Siân Brooke (Doctor Foster, Sherlock).

READ MORE

Carmen

5.55pm Saturday 2 February *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera, New York

Don’t miss this revival of Sir Richard Eyre’s dynamic production. Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine plays opera’s ultimate seductress, while Roberto Alagna returns to the role of Don José, the good-hearted soldier in whom she unleashes an uncontrollable passion.

READ MORE

Don Quixote

7.15pm Tuesday 19 February *tickets on sale soon

BALLET broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Love and friendship triumph in Carlos Acosta’s vibrant production of this dazzling ballet.

Cervantes’s story of the bumbling knight Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations.

READ MORE

The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

7pm Wednesday 27 February *tickets on sale soon

PLAY broadcast AS LIVE from the Almeida Theatre, London (recorded live on 15 January)

Simon Russell Beale plays Richard II in this visceral new production of Shakespeare’s play about the limits of power.

READ MORE

La Fille du Regiment

7pm Tuesday 5 March *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast AS LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera, New York (recorded live on Saturday 2 March)

Full of wit and invention, Donizetti’s comic opera is a delight.

READ MORE

Die Walküre

5pm Saturday 30 March *tickets on sale soon

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera, New York

Featuring some of the most glorious music ever written – including, of course, the Ride of the ValkyriesDie Walküre is the second of the four operas that comprise Wagner’s Ring cycle, a story of monsters, gods and humans on a superhuman scale.

READ MORE