Arts on Screen

The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

BUY TICKETS 7pm Wednesday 27 February

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.


La Fille du Régiment

BUY TICKETS 7pm Tuesday 5 March

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.


Young Picasso

BUY TICKETS 7.30pm Tuesday 12 March

ART FILM by Phil Grabsky for Exhibition on Screen

Working closely with all three Picasso Museums in Malaga, Barcelona and Paris this film explains how the great artist Pablo Picasso rose to great heights.


The Great Escape 15

BUY TICKETS 6pm Sunday 24 March

GALA SCREENING on the 75th anniversary with special guests The D-Day Darlings LIVE from the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith.

24 March 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of the real-life POW escape during World War II at the Luftwaffe-run Stalag Luft III prison in then German-occupied Poland.


Die Walküre

BUY TICKETS 4pm Saturday 30 March

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.


La Forza del Destino

BUY TICKETS 2pm Sunday 7 April

OPERA broadcast AS LIVE from the Royal Opera House (recorded live on Tuesday 2 April)

Christof Loy directs a star-studded cast of singers, including Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann and Ludovic Tézier, in Verdi’s epic opera, conducted by Antonio Pappano.


All About Eve

BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 11 April

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the Noël Coward Theatre, London

All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing, played by Gillian Anderson. Legend. True star of the theatre.



BUY TICKETS 5pm Saturday 27 April 

ART FILM by Kat Mansoor for Exhibition on Screen

Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other.



BUY TICKETS 6.45pm Tuesday 30 April

OPERA broadcast LIVE from the Royal Opera House

Experience the decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris in David McVicar’s spectacular production of Gounod’s best-loved opera.


All My Sons

BUY TICKETS 7pm Tuesday 14 May

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the Old Vic

Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons.