Klimt and The Kiss is an exquisitely rich film that delves into the detail and passion surrounding Gustav Klimt’s iconic artwork as well as revealing the scandalous life of the artist himself. The film provides a fascinating portrait of the decadent Art Nouveau movement in which Klimt was renowned for and takes the viewer on aContinue reading "EOS: Klimt and the Kiss"
Don Quixote, based on Miguel de Cervantes’ epic novel of the same name, regales the adventures of the eccentric nobleman Don Quixote and his faithful squire Sancho Panza, as they help to bring a vivacious young couple, Kitri and Basilio, together. This energetic 19th-century ballet is enlivened by Ludwig Minkus’ spirited score and is aContinue reading "The Royal Ballet: Don Quixote"
Rating: 15 Running Time: 165 mins TBC (including 1 interval) Written by David Hare Directed by Stephen Daldry ★★★★★ ‘Moving picture of politics and love’ Guardian Returning to theContinue reading "National Theatre Live Skylight"
Join Clara at a delightful Christmas Eve party that becomes a magical adventure once everyone else is tucked up in bed. Marvel at the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s score, as ClaraContinue reading "The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker – Encore"
Sung in Czech with English subtitles This production was filmed live in 2022 Rusalka, a water spirit, lives with her family in the pure waters of the forest lake. WhenContinue reading "The Royal Opera: Rusalka"
Rating: 15 Running Time: 160 mins TBC (including 1 interval) Dear England a new play by James Graham directed by Rupert Goold Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale) plays GarethContinue reading "National Theatre Live Dear England"
This adaptation of Abbé Prévost’s novel embodies Kenneth MacMillan at his best, his acute insight into human psychology and his mastery of narrative choreography finding full expression in the impassionedContinue reading "The Royal Ballet: Manon"
Rating: 15 Running Time: 110 mins TBC adapted by Simon Stephens, after Anton Chekhov directed by Sam Yates designed by Rosanna Vize Andrew Scott (Fleabag) brings multiple characters toContinue reading "National Theatre Live Vanya"
Sung in Italian with English subtitles When the young geisha, Cio-Cio-San, marries American Naval Officer Pinkerton, she believes she is entering a real, binding marriage for life. Forsaking her religionContinue reading "The Royal Opera: Madama Butterfly – Encore"
Danses Concertantes, commissioned by Ninette de Valois in 1955, was MacMillan’s first major work. An early sign of the incredible artistic output that would follow, the work’s critical success spurredContinue reading "The Royal Ballet: Macmillan Celebrated"
Directed by David Bickerstaff John Singer Sargent is known as the greatest portrait artist of his era. What made his ‘swagger’ portraits remarkable was his power over his sitters,Continue reading "EOS: John Singer Sargent"
Out hunting, Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans. One among them transforms into the beautiful human Odette and he is immediately enamoured. But Odette is bound by aContinue reading "The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake"
New Production. Sung in French with English subtitles Damiano Michieletto's sizzling new production evokes all the passion and heat of Bizet's score, which features Carmen’s sultry Habanera and the rousingContinue reading "The Royal Opera: Carmen"
King Leontes of Sicilia is crippled with an all-consuming jealousy when his friend, King Polixenes of Bohemia, stays with him and his wife Hermione. What follows is a tale whereContinue reading "The Royal Ballet: The Winter’s Tale – Encore"
The peaceful village of Bebko is alive with joyous celebrations. Suddenly, under attack, everything changes forever. Three siblings, Leto, Mati and Tana, must embark on perilous journeys in order to survive. MessageContinue reading "A Sadler’s Wells and Universal Music UK production: Message In A Botltle"
Directed by Phil Grabsky and Ali Ray The National Gallery of London is one of the world’s greatest art galleries. It is full of masterpieces, an endless resource of history,Continue reading "EOS: My National Gallery, London"
Sung in Italian with English subtitles At a glittering party in 18th-century Paris, the poet Andréa Chenier delivers an impassioned denunciation of Louis XVI. Five years later, the Revolution hasContinue reading "The Royal Opera: Andrea Chénier"
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