Event Cinema

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.



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.


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.


Antony & Cleopatra

BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 6 December

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the National Theatre

Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.


The Nutcracker

BUY TICKETS 2pm Sunday 9 December

BALLET broadcast AS LIVE from the Royal Opera House (recorded on Monday 3 December)

A Christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world.


La Traviata

BUY TICKETS 5.55pm Saturday 15 December

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Metropolitan Opera in New York

Diana Damrau stars as Violetta with Juan Diego Flórez as Alfredo in this dazzling production of Verdi’s timeless tragedy.