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An Ideal Husband  

Oscar Wilde Season Live: An Ideal Husband will be presented live from the Vaudeville Theatre on Tuesday 5th June 2018 7:15 pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

A new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. This entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. As an ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his previous financial chicanery. This is the third play from the Oscar Wilde Season, a year-long celebration of the brilliant Victorian playwright being staged by the Classic Spring Theatre Company.

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Tuesday 5th June
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00

 

SWAN LAKE (Ballet) will be presented live from the Royal Opera House on Tuesday 12th June 2018 at 7:15 pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season the Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. While remaining faithful to the Petipa-Ivanov text, Scarlett will bring fresh eyes to the staging of this classic ballet, in collaboration with his long-term designer John Macfarlane. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night. Swan Lake was Tchaikovsky’s first ballet score. Given its status today as arguably the best loved and most admired of all classical ballets, it is perhaps surprising that at its premiere in 1877 Swan Lake was poorly received. It is thanks to the 1895 production by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov that Swan Lake has become part of not only ballet consciousness but also wider popular culture. That success is secured not only by the sublime, symphonic sweep of Tchaikovsky’s score, but also by the striking choreographic contrasts between Petipa’s royal palace scenes and the lyric lakeside scenes created by Ivanov.

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Tuesday 12th June
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00

 

MACBETH (15) National Theatre on Wednesday 13th June 2018 at 7:30 pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

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Wednesday 13th June
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00


Andre Rieu Amore My Tribute to love 2018 Maastricht Concert Live Saturday 28th July 2018 7:00pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened in over 2000 cinemas worldwide across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.‘Amore, My Tribute to Love’, is the renowned violinists tribute to his love for music, and his love for both of his families; his wife and children, and of course for his Johann Strauss Orchestra, who he has performed with for over 30 years. It follows on from the release of his album ‘Amore’ last year, which features his own versions of classic love songs, from the worlds of popular and classical music. The unforgettable concerts that take place in André’s hometown of Maastricht in the Netherlands are a sight to behold. Set against the incredible backdrop of the medieval town square, fans flock annually from all corners of the world to watch André perform with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, as well as sopranos, tenors, and some very special guests. The concerts are packed full of humour, fun and motion for all ages. This annual celebration of music that is like no other is also experienced every year in full by hundreds of thousands of fans across the world from the comfort of their local cinema, also treated to some very special behind the scenes extras. Good Morning Britain presenter Charlotte Hawkins hosts the presentation, interviewing fans and soaking up the joyous atmosphere that bursts right through the cinema screen as well as catching an exclusive chat with André the moment he steps off stage!

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Saturday 28th July
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00

 


The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde Season Live: The Importance of Being Earnest will be presented live from the Vaudeville Theatre on Tuesday 9th October 2018 7:15 pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

A new production of one of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. Wilde’s much-loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how unsmooth runs the course of true love, while Lady Bracknell keeps a baleful eye on the mayhem of manners. This is the fourth and final play from the Oscar Wilde Season, a year-long celebration of the brilliant Victorian playwright being staged by the Classic Spring Theatre Company.

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Tuesday 9th October
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00


Mayerling (Ballet) presented live from The Royal Opera House Monday 15th October 2018 7:15pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

Mayerling is a classic of the Royal Ballet repertory, with its emotional depth, haunting imagery, and one of the most demanding roles ever created for a male dancer. Kenneth MacMillan choreographed a complex work around the psychologically tormented heir to the Habsburg Empire, Crown Prince Rudolf. From the ballet’s start, the glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court is contrasted with undercurrents of sexual and political intrigue that drive the story to its violent climax in a double suicide. The large cast allows for impressive ensembles in addition to the ballet's many solos of distinctive character and pas de deux of disturbing eroticism. This ballet, bursting with intensity, madness and passion, proves that sometimes the truth is more scandalous than fiction.

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MONDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2018
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00


La Bayadere (Ballet) presented live from The Royal Opera House Tuesday 13th November 2018 7:15pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

Marius Petipa’s fantasy, set in legendary India, tells the tale of a temple dancer and the prince who loves her but marries another. The famous, moonlit ‘white act’ – The Kingdom of the Shades – is a corps de ballet highlight, as multiple images of the prince’s lost love haunt his mind. The choreography allows two opposing ballerinas to shine, while a bronze idol comes vividly to life in a stunning solo. Throughout, the melody and moods of Minkus’s music perfectly match the fluidity and precision of the classical choreography and the drama of the storytelling.

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TUESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2018
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00


The Nutcraker (Ballet) presented live from The Royal Opera House Monday 3rd December 2018 7:15pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet – and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family. Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for Clara and her Nutcracker doll. Their journey to the Land of Sweets brings with it some of the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers. Peter right’s production for The Royal Ballet keeps true to the spirit of this Russian ballet classic, with period details and dancing snowflakes. The many solo roles and ensembles put the world-class skills of the Company to the fore in this Christmas classic.

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MONDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2018
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00


La Traviata (Opera) presented live from The Royal Opera House Wednesday 30th January 2019 6:45pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

From the thrill of unexpected romance to a heartbreaking reconciliation that comes too late – Verdi’s La traviata is one of the most popular of all operas. Alfredo falls in love in with the courtesan Violetta in glamorous Paris society, but underneath the surface run darker undercurrents, leading to a tragic ending. The opera’s wealth of melodies includes the famous Brindisi and the exuberant ‘Sempre libera’ – both showing the lyricism of Italian opera at its most immediately appealing. Richard Eyre’s production for The Royal Opera brings out all the emotional colour, from the giddy discovery of love, through painful confrontation to the inevitable conclusion. Lavish period sets and costumes enhance the reality of a moving story based on true life.

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WEDNESDAY 30TH JANUARY 2019
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00


Don Quixote (Ballet) presented live from The Royal Opera House Tuesday 19th February 2019 7:15pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

Cervantes’s story of the bumbling knight Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations. Marius Petipa choreographed this sparkling ballet about the encounters of the man from La Mancha and his faithful squire Sancho Panza. At its heart are virtuoso roles for the lovers Basilio and Kitri. Carlos Acosta chose this joyful classic for his first production for The Royal Ballet. His vibrant staging brings together the whole Company in such roles as exuberant villagers, passionate gypsies and even fantasy flowers. The story follows Don Quixote’s picaresque journey to do deeds in honour of his imaginary noble lady, Dulcinea. Sunny, charming, funny and touching – Don Quixote is a ballet as full of uplifting emotion as it is of MARTIN YATES.

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TUESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2019
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00


Faust (Opera) presented live from The Royal Opera House Tuesday 30th April 2019 6:45pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

There are many versions of the story of Faust, who trades his soul with the Devil for youth and power, but Gounod’s opera remains one of the most constantly enthralling. Michael Fabiano stars as Faust, with Diana Damrau as his beloved Marguerite and Erwin Schrott as the diabolical Méphistophélès. Virtuoso leading roles, a large chorus, sensational sets, ballet and an ecstatic finale make this the epitome of theatrical spectacle – the lavish scale of French grand opera is wonderfully in evidence in this production by David McVicar, set in 1870s Paris. Above all, the music includes several of popular opera’s most recognizable numbers, performed by a cast of great international singers and the Royal Opera Chorus.

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TUESDAY 30TH APRIL 2019
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00


WITHIN THE GOLDEN HOUR / NEW SIDI LARBI CHERKAOUI / FLIGHT PATTERN (THREE BALLETS ONE WORLD PREMIERE) presented live from The Royal Opera House Thursday 16th May 2019 7:15pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is shown in works from three of today’s leading choreographers. Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour is based around seven couples separating and intermingling, to music by Vivaldi and Bosso and lit with rich colours suggested by sunset. Crystal Pite’s Flight Pattern, revived for the first time, uses a large dance ensemble and Górecki’s familiar music from his Symphony of Sorrowful Songs for a poignant and passionate reflection on migration. Between them, a new work by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, created on The Royal Ballet has its premiere to bring the contemporary truly up-to-date.

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THURSDAY 16TH MAY 2019
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00


Romeo & Juiliet (Ballet) resented live from The Royal Opera House Tuesday 11th June 2019 7:15pm. £12 concessions/ £15 full price.

Shakespeare’s enduring love story is known the world over. Since its 1965 premiere with The Royal Ballet, Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet has become a modern ballet classic. The choreography captures the emotions of the young couple as they fall in love, despite the barriers that finally bring about the story’s tragic end. Each revival gives opportunities for new dancers to interpret the doomed lovers. The whole Company brings the colour and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting, and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and Capulets.

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TUESDAY 11TH JUNE 2019
Adult £15.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £12.00

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