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

Beauty and the Beast (PG) 28th July
Friday 28 July, 8pm

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Fri 28th Jul 20:00

Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.

Duration: 2hrs 19mins

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


Boss Baby (U) 12th August
Saturday 12 August, 11am

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Sat 12th Aug 11:00

A new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator -- a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim.

The most unusual Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) arrives at Tim's home in a taxi, wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase. The instant sibling rivalry must soon be put aside when Tim discovers that Boss Baby is actually a spy on a secret mission, and only he can help thwart a dastardly plot that involves an epic battle between puppies and babies.

Duration: 1hr 38mins

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


Sense of an Ending (15) 7th September
Thursday 7 September, 8pm

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Thu 7th Sep 20:00

A business owner (Jim Broadbent) reunites with his first love (Charlotte Rampling) after a letter and a diary force him to confront the past.

Duration: 1hr 48mins

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


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

Their Finest (12A) 20th September
Wednesday 20 September, 8pm

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Wed 20th Sep 20:00

In 1940, a married woman (Gemma Arterton) and a screenwriter (Sam Claflin) develop a growing attraction while working together on a propaganda film about the evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, Also starring Bill Nighy.

Duration: 1hr 57mins

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