Jackie (15) 31st May
Wednesday 31 May, 8pm

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Wed 31st May 20:00

A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. 

`Jackie` places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband's legacy and the world of "Camelot" that they created and loved so well. 

Duration: 1 hr 40 mins.

Tickets: £8.25 Adults; £7.25 Friends; £5.50 16 years and under


Lion (PG) 2nd June
Friday 2 June, 8pm

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Fri 2nd Jun 20:00

Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. 

Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.

Duration: 2hrs

Tickets: £8.25; £7.25 Friends; £5.50 under 16's


Sing (U) 3rd June
Saturday 3 June, 11am

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Sat 3rd Jun 11:00

Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over a once-grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. An eternal optimist, and a bit of a scoundrel, he loves his theatre above all and will do anything to preserve it.

Facing the crumbling of his life's ambition, he takes one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition. Five contestants emerge: a mouse, a timid elephant, a pig, a gorilla and a punk-rock porcupine.

Duration: 1hr 50 mins

Tickets: £5.50 under 16's, £8.25 Adult; £7.25 Friends


Moonlight (15) 8th June
Thursday 8 June, 8pm

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Thu 8th Jun 20:00

A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him.

Duration: 1hr 51mins

Tickets: £8.25 Adults; £7.25 Friends; £5.50 16 years and under


National Theatre Live: Peter Pan 10th June
Saturday 10 June, 2pm

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Sat 10th Jun 14:00

All children, except one, grow up…

Captured in front of a live audience at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale screens in cinemas this summer.

When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues.

A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre. 

★★★★★  ‘Spellbindingly imaginative. A dazzling production.’ Radio Times

Duration: 2hrs 50mins

Tickets: £17.50

Billy Lynn`s Long Halftime Walk 13th June
Tuesday 13 June, 8pm

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Tue 13th Jun 20:00

Nineteen-year-old private Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn), along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour. 

Through flashbacks, culminating at the spectacular halftime show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, what really happened to the squad is revealed, contrasting the realities of the war with America's perceptions. Based on the novel by Ben Fountain.

Duration: 1hr 53mins

Tickets: £8.25; £7.25 Friends; £5.50 under 16's


Handpicked Films: Magnus (U) 15th June
Thursday 15 June, 8pm

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Thu 15th Jun 20:00

Born in 1990, Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen becomes a grandmaster at age 13 and world champion in 2013.

Duration: 1hr 18mins

Tickets: £8.25; £7.25 Friends; £5.50 under 16's


Royal Opera House Live: Otello 2nd July
Sunday 2nd July, 2pm

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Sun 2nd Jul 14:00

World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award-winning director Keith Warner.

A major work of the opera repertory, Verdi's Otello draws on the full forces of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, the Royal Opera Chorus and this stellar line-up of principal singers, with exquisite duets, emotionally potent solo numbers and thrilling choruses. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts this Italian masterpiece, which is sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Running time: 2 hrs 45 mins

Tickets: £19.75

Hidden Figures (PG) 5th July
Wednesday 5 July, 8pm

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Wed 5th Jul 20:00

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA -- Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) -- serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

Duration: 2hrs 7mins

Tickets: £8.25 Adults; £7.25 Friends; £5.50 16 years and under


National Theatre Live: Salomé (15) 11th July
Tuesday 11th July, 7pm

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Tue 11th Jul 19:00

The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world.

This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production which will be broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre.

 ‘Epic. A near-perfect production.’ Guardian (on Les Blancs)

Running time: 3 hrs 20 mins

£17.50

National Theatre Live: Angels in America Part 1: Millennium Approaches 20th July
Thursday 20th July, 7pm

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Thu 20th Jul 19:00

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Russell Tovey (The Pass).

This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse).

Running time: 3 hrs 45 mins

Tickets: £17.50

National Theatre Live: Yerma (15) 14th September
Thursday 14 September, 7pm

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Thu 14th Sep 19:00

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday). Billie Piper’s lead performance is described as ‘spellbinding’ (The Evening Standard), ‘astonishing’ (iNews) and ‘devastatingly powerful’ (The Daily Telegraph).

Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax.

Please note that this broadcast does not have an interval.

Tickets: £17.50