Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles Running time: 3 hours and 45 minutes (including one interval) When Rosina falls in love with a mysterious young suitor who calls himself Lindoro, she must use all her cunning – and a little help from her local barber – to outwit her calculating guardian Dr Bartolo. ExpectContinue reading "ROH: The Barber of Seville"
by William Shakespeare directed by Clint Dyer An extraordinary new production of Shakespeare’s most enduring tragedy, directed by Clint Dyer with a cast that includes Giles Terera (Hamilton), Rosy McEwen (The Alienist) and Paul Hilton (The Inheritance). She’s a bright, headstrong daughter of a senator; elevated by her status but stifled by its expectations. He’s refugeeContinue reading "NT: Othello"
Running time: 1hr 33mins Released to coincide with International Women's Day. Mary Cassatt made a career painting the lives of the women around her. Her radical images showed them as intellectual, feminine and real, which was a major shift in the way women appeared in art. Presenting her astonishing prints, pastels and paintings, this filmContinue reading "EOS: Mary Cassatt: Painting The Modern Woman"
**NEW DATE** Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles Running time: 3 hours and 20 minutes (including two intervals) In the court of Princess Turandot, suitors who fail to solve her riddles are brutally killed. But when a mysterious Prince answers one correctly, suddenly he holds all the power – and a glorious secret.Continue reading "ROH: Turandot"
by Yann Martel, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti directed by Max Webster Puppetry, magic and storytelling combine in a unique, Olivier Award-winning stage adaptation of the best-selling novel. After a cargo ship sinks in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean, a 16-year-old boy named Pi is stranded on a lifeboat with four other survivors –Continue reading "NT: Life of Pi"
Don’t miss Anything Goes, ‘the show of the year’ (★★★★★ The Telegraph) and a ‘fizzing tonic for ourtimes’ (★★★★★ The Guardian) when it sails back into cinemas. Filmed live during its sold-out 2021 run atthe Barbican in London, this major 5-star production of the classic musical comedy features an all-star castled by renowned Broadway royaltyContinue reading "Anything Goes The Musical"
Running time: Approximately 3 hours (intervals TBC) Royal Ballet Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella celebrates its 75th anniversary this Season. The ballet’s opening night in 1948, featuring Moira Shearer and Michael Somes in the lead roles, was received rapturously. After over a decade away from the Royal Opera House stage, Ashton’s timeless reworking of CharlesContinue reading "ROH: Cinderella"
Running time: 1hr 30mins In the spring of 2023, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam will open its doors to the largest Vermeer exhibition in history. With loans from across the world, this major retrospective will bring together Vermeer's most famous masterpieces including Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Geographer, The Milkmaid, The Little Street, Lady WritingContinue reading "EOS: Vermeer"
by C.P. Taylor directed by Dominic Cooke David Tennant (Doctor Who) makes a much-anticipated return to the West End in a blistering reimagining of one of Britain’s most powerful, political plays. As the world faces its Second World War, John Halder, a good, intelligent German professor, finds himself pulled into a movement with unthinkable consequences.Continue reading "NT Live: GOOD"
Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles Running time: 4 hours (including one interval) Filmed in: January 2022 Servants Figaro and Susanna are filled with excitement on their wedding day, but there’s a hitch: their employer, the Count Almaviva, has dishonourable intentions of his own towards the bride-to-be. With more twists than a page boy’sContinue reading "ROH: The Marrige of Figaro"
by James Graham directed by Jeremy Herrin inspired by the documentary by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon David Harewood (Homeland) and Zachary Quinto (Star Trek) play feuding political rivals in James Graham’s (Sherwood) multiple award-winning new drama. In 1968 America, as two men fight to become the next president, all eyes are on the battleContinue reading "NT: Best of Enemies"
Running time: 1hr 30mins A thrilling encounter with one of the world's great art capitals. Based on a major exhibition at the Ashmolean in Oxford, Tokyo Stories spans 400 years of incredibly dynamic art – ranging from the delicate woodblock prints of Hokusai and Hiroshige, to Pop Art posters, contemporary photography, Manga, film, and brand-newContinue reading "EOS: Tokyo Stories"
Running time: 3 hours and 25 minutes (including two intervals) The Sleeping Beauty holds a very special place in The Royal Ballet’s heart and history. It was the first performance given by the Company when the Royal Opera House reopened at Covent Garden in 1946 after World War II. In 2006, this original staging wasContinue reading "ROH: The Sleeping Beauty"
Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles Running time: 3 hours and 25 minutes (including one interval) Passions run high as Manrico and the Count di Luna compete for the affections of Leonora. Little do they know, Manrico’s mother Azucena has been keeping a terrible secret for decades. Soon a curse from the past willContinue reading "ROH: Il Trovatore"