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Picture from ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE - Werther

Monday 27th June at 7.00pm

Royal Opera House Live - Werther

One of Massenet's most enduringly popular productions, Werther had its premiere in 1892 and since 1903 it has been a permanent part of the international repertory.

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Picture from NT LIVE: A View From A Bridge by Arthur Miller

Thursday 30th June at 7.00pm

Nt Live: A View From A Bridge By Arthur Miller

Following its smash-hit original broadcast, the Young Vicís Ďmagnetic, electrifying, astonishingly boldí production of A View from the Bridge returns to cinemas due to audience demand.

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Friday 1st July at 7.30pm

Matthew Bourne'S The Car Man

A sensational new dance event for cinemas from the internationally acclaimed choreographer Matthew Bourne and his Dance Company New Adventures, The Car Man is loosely based on Bizetís popular opera (Carmen) and has one of the most thrilling and instantly recognisable scores in classical music, brilliantly arranged by Terry Davies.

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Picture from BRANAGH THEATRE LIVE: Romeo & Juliet

Thursday 8th July at 7.15pm

Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo & Juliet

Kenneth Branagh reunites his Cinderella stars for a modern version of the Bard's great tragedy. Young lovers Romeo (Richard Madden) and Juliet (Lily James) are caught up in a longstanding feud between Verona's Montague and Capulet families.

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Picture from Lucinda Williams

Tuesday 12th July at 8.00pm

Lucinda Williams

Three time Grammy Award winner Lucinda Williams is an American rock, folk, blues and country music singer and songwriter, whose attention to detail has produced a catalogue of remarkably high quality material including the universally acclaimed Car Wheels on a Gravel Road. Her efforts have been rewarded with fifteen Grammy nominations and she was named 'America's Greatest Songwriter' by Time Magazine.

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Picture from The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Wednesday 13th July at 8.00pm

The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain

The world renowned all-singing, all-plucking superstars return with their toe-tapping music, hilarious banter, and sheer superlative entertainment. Last year they celebrated 30 Plucking Years of ukulele action, this year they will have been active for One Billion Seconds.

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Picture from Paul Merton's Improv Chums

Thursday 14th July at 8.00pm

Paul Merton'S Improv Chums

Paul Merton, one of the UKís most popular comedians, together with his highly renowned Impro Chums: Mike McShane, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch and Suki Webster, create a brand new show every night, inspired by suggestions from you the audience as well as their own finely honed improvisational skills.

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Picture from Platform Festival

Saturday 16th July, The Old Station at 1.00pm (Doors 12.00pm)

Platform Festival

Gretchen Peters, The Shires, Badly Drawn Boy, Danny & The Champions Of The World, Seafret, The Dunwells, Orphan Colours, Barcode Zebra, Wildflowers,

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Picture from RICHARD III Live from the Almeida Theatre

Thursday 21st July at 7.00pm

Richard Iii Live From The Almeida Theatre

This new production brings together two of the world's finest acting talents. Ralph Fiennes plays Shakespeare's most notorious villain in a new production directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold (American Psycho; King Charles III; Medea).

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Picture from Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys

Wednesday 14th September at 8.00pm

Gordie Mackeeman & His Rhythm Boys

Hailing from Prince Edward Island, the award-winning Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys serve up old-time roots music and Western Swing with an energy level that practically yanks you out of your seat by the collar. If ever someone was deserving of the nickname "Crazy Legs", it just might be fiddler Gordie MacKeeman.

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Picture from Jeremy Hardy

Friday 14th October at 8.00pm

Jeremy Hardy

Jeremy Hardy is in his 4th decade as a stand-up this year. Thatís a more dramatic way of saying he started 32 years ago and, without a lottery win, probably has at least another 32 years to go. In 2014, the tenth series of Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation was broadcast on Radio 4.

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Picture from Rob Beckett

Wednesday 9th November at 8.00pm

Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett returns to PAC with his Mouth of The South tour, a brand-new show of funnies and he's taking on the big issues like Kit Kats and flatbread! Star of BBC1ís Live At The Apollo, Would I Lie To You?, Channel 4ís 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Cats Does Countdown, BBC2ís Mock The Week, ITVís Play To The Whistle, and ITV2ís Celebrity Juice.

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Picture from Joe Brown

Thursday 17th November at 8.00pm

Joe Brown

Joe Brown MBE is unique, a genuine one off. With a history that spans music hall, skiffle, Rock ĎNí Roll, Theatre, Films, TV, Radio and even Circus (his Grandfather performed with Buffalo Bill), there arenít many that can claim such an entertaining background. He is one the very few to have successfully traversed the years and the genres and still be contemporary.

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Picture from An Evening with Lesley Garrett

8th December at 7.30pm

An Evening With Lesley Garrett

Join Britainís most popular soprano for a delightful evening of song, reminiscences and chat. Her behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes will give audiences a unique insight into her life on the stage. Never far from our screens and stages Lesley will be touring with Opera North this year and has a new album of traditional songs out in April.

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