Saffron Screen’s Rainbow Film Festival celebrated LGBTQ+ cinema from around the world this month with a host of special events and screenings. Read more →
Saffron Screen Celebrate 10 Years of National Theatre Live
This autumn, independent cinema Saffron Screen will celebrate 10 Years of NT Live, the National Theatre’s broadcasting service with a special selection of old and new productions on screen.
Screenings include, One Man, Two Guv’nors featuring an acclaimed performance from James Corden, three screenings of Fleabag, the popular one-woman show that inspired the hit TV series, Sam Mendes’ The Lehman Trilogy starring Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles, Nicholas Hytner’s superb immersive A Midsummer Night’s Dream from The Bridge Theatre, Present Laughter (starring Fleabag’s Andrew Scott) from the Old Vic and Wise Children from multi-award-winning director Emma Rice.
National Theatre Live launched on 25 June 2009 with a broadcast of the National Theatre production of Phèdre with Helen Mirren to 70 cinemas in the UK and 200 internationally. Ten years later, it has released more than 80 live broadcasts of the best British plays from stages across the UK which have been watched by nearly nine million people around the world.
Other autumn events at Saffron Screen include live operas Don Pasquale and Don Giovanni, and the beautiful ballet Coppelia, all from the Royal Opera House, concert film Roger Waters Us + Them and award-winning musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, which is showing as part of the cinema’s Rainbow Film Festival in September.
Tickets are available now from www.saffronscreen.com