Arrival (12A) 27th April
Thursday 27 April, 8pm

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Thu 27th Apr 20:00

When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team - lead by expert linguist Louise Banks - is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers - and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

Duration: 1hr 58mins

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


National Theatre Live: Obsession (15) 11th May
Thursday 11th May, 7pm

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Thu 11th May 19:00

Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film. 

Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart. 

Running time: 2 hours, no intervals

Tickets: £17.50

A Monster Calls (12A) 13th May
Saturday 13 May, 2pm

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Sat 13th May 14:00

12-year-old Conor, dealing with his mother's illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother, and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a Monster appears at his bedroom window. Ancient, wild, and relentless, the Monster guides Conor on a journey of courage, faith, and truth.

Duration: 1hr 48 mins

Tickets: £5.50 children under 16; £8.25 Adults; £7.25 Friend


La La Land (12A) 16th May
Tuesday 16 May, 8pm

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Tue 16th May 20:00

Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Winner of the golden Globe award for Best Motion Picture.

Duration: 2hrs 8mins

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


La La Land (12A) 2nd showing 20th May
Saturday 20 May, 8pm

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Sat 20th May 20:00

Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Winner of the golden Globe award for Best Motion Picture.

Duration: 2hrs 8mins

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


Hacksaw Ridge (15) 23rd May
Tuesday 23 May, 8pm

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Tue 23rd May 20:00

The true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who won the Congressional Medal of Honour despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds. 

Doss was drafted and ostracized by fellow soldiers for his pacifist stance but went on to earn respect and adoration for his bravery, selflessness and compassion after he risked his life -- without firing a shot -- to save 75 men in the Battle of Okinawa.

Duration: 2hrs 19mins

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


National Theatre Live: Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf - Encore 25th May
Thursday 25 May, 7pm

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Thu 25th May 19:00

Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films), Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers), Luke Treadaway (A Street Cat Named Bob, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5 star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, broadcast live to cinemas from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London.


In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

‘Imelda Staunton is at her magnificent best. A first-rate revival of an astonishing play.’ The Guardian
‘Conleth Hill is superb. Exquisite.’ Evening Standard
‘Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots are terrific.’ Metro
‘James Macdonald’s blistering production. Intoxicatingly good.’ Financial Times

Tickets: 17.50

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


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 Otellodraws 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