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Picture from National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Tuesday 27th February at 7.00pm

National Theatre Live: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Tennessee Williams' twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London's West End in 2017. Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews' 'thrilling revival' (New York Times) starred Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O'Connell and Colm Meaney. On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy's birthday.

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Picture from Royal Opera House Live: A Winter's Tale

Wednesday 28th February at 7.15pm

Royal Opera House Live: A Winter'S Tale

Shakespeare’s tale of love and loss becomes compelling dance drama in Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet adaptation, with music by Joby Talbot.

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Picture from Royal Opera House Live: Carmen

Tuesday 6th March at 6.45pm

Royal Opera House Live: Carmen

Bizet's ever-popular opera is given a fresh point of view in Barrie Kosky’s highly physical production, from the Royal Opera House.

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Picture from Oscar Wilde Season Live: Lady Windermere

Tuesday 20th March at 7.15pm

Oscar Wilde Season Live: Lady Windermere

A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, broadcast live in HD from The Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. This is the second play from the Oscar Wilde Season, a year-long celebration of the brilliant Victorian playwright being staged by Classic Spring, a new theatre company led by Dominic Dromgoole, former Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe.

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Picture from National Theatre Live: Julius Ceasar

Thursday 22nd March at 7.00pm

National Theatre Live: Julius Ceasar

Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony.

Nicholas Hytner's production will thrust the audience into the street party that greets Caesar?s return, the congress that witnesses his murder, the rally that assembles for his funeral and the chaos that explodes in its wake.

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Picture from Royal Opera House Live: Bernstein Centenary

Tuesday 27th March at 7.15pm

Royal Opera House Live: Bernstein Centenary

The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with an all-Bernstein programme from Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon.

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Picture from Royal Opera House Live: MacBeth

Wednesday 4th April at 7.15pm

Royal Opera House Live: Macbeth

Verdi’s opera inspired by Shakespeare’s tragedy is conducted by Antonio Pappano, with a magnificent cast including Anna Netrebko, Željko Lučić and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo.

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Picture from National Theatre Live: MacBeth

Thursday 10th May at 7.00pm

National Theatre Live: Macbeth

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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Picture from National Theatre Live: An American in Paris - The Musical

Wednesday 16th May at 7.00pm

National Theatre Live: An American In Paris - The Musical

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’. Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin, stunning designs, and show-stopping choreography. With a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from critics, An American in Paris is coming from London’s West End to a cinema near you.

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Picture from Royal Opera House Live: Swan Lake

Tuesday 12th June at 7.15pm

Royal Opera House Live: Swan Lake

The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet, with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane.

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