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Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Duration: 180m GRACE JONES AND FRIENDS LIVE promises to be thrilling and enlightening evening with the inimitable icon, as she discusses her life and work with some of her closest collaborators, from the worlds of music, fashion, art and film, following an exclusive preview of Sophie Fiennes' highly anticipated new film GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI. GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI takes the viewer on an intimate and electrifying journey that moves between four cinematic layers - performance, family, artist and gypsy - to explore the fascinating world of this pop cultural phenomenon. here we see her behind the mask as a daughter, mother, sister and grandmother, alongside taking to the stage for a specially commissioned performance, with legendary hits including Pull Up to the Bumper and Slave to the Rhythm showcased in full. Larger than life, bordering on cartoon, wild, scary and androgynous - Grace Jones plays all these parts. **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Country: UK/US Year: 2017 Duration: 90m Jennifer Brea is an active Harvard PhD student about to marry the love of her life when suddenly her body starts failing her. Hoping to shed light on her strange symptoms, Jennifer grabs a camera and films the darkest moments unfolding before her eyes as she is derailed by M.E. (commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), a mysterious illness some still believe is “all in your head.” - Sundance We are delighted to welcome director Jennifer Brea for a post-screening Q&A. The UNREST Virtual Reality exhibition will also be at Broadway. UNREST VR is an interactive experience inspired by Jennifer Brea's film. An immersive journey into her experience of an invisible illness, the project contrasts the painful solitary confinement of a bedroom world with the kinetic freedom of an inner dreamscape . When you're too sick to leave your bed, where do you go? The VR experience is free in Room 2 from 12noon-6pm on Thursday 26 October. No booking require. **THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISD TIME**

Friday, 27 October 2017

Country: UK Year: 2017 Duration: 117m Adventurous and charismatic Robin Cavendish has his whole life ahead of him when he is paralysed by polio while in Africa and given just months to live. Robin is hurled into despair but his wife Diana’s witty determination acts as a new lease of life. Together, they undertake a mission to de-marginalise the disabled, campaigning for disability rights and developing transformative technologies. “Andy Serkis’s feature directorial debut is a heart-warming celebration of bravery and human possibility.” BFI

Friday, 27 October 2017

Country: Italy/France Year: 2017 Duration: 132m It’s 1983 and 17-year-old Elio is spending the summer at his family’s villa in hot, sun-kissed northern Italy. But his days of swimming, playing with friends and soaking up the sun are disrupted by the arrival of his father’s research assistant, 20-something Oliver. Though initially irritated by Oliver’s presence, Elio soon becomes hopelessly and giddily smitten. “A swirling wonder, a film about coming of age, about the secrets of youth, the magic of summer, the beauty of Italy.” Vanity Fair

Friday, 27 October 2017

Duration: 105m Science know-how and creative thinking come together at the Minilab Takeover. Join creative studio Minilab for two days of art, science, technology and play this October half term. Minilab's mission is to make fun and learning one and the same. They make safe and playful digital experiences that stimulate children's curiosity and creativity. On Friday 27 & Saturday 28 October, book a session and take part in all sorts of creative and educational activities: • Soar through the solar system with the Professor Astro Cat apps. • Explore your creativity with the Artie apps and learn about animals. • Play, read, listen, and learn about STEAM subjects. • Get hands-on with animation, arts and crafting workshops. Suitable for ages 3 – 10 Supportive Environment Session Friday 27th October’s 1.00PM-2.45PM session is suitable for children with special educational needs and disabilities and their families. FOR ALL SESSIONS, DUE TO LIMITED CAPACITY NO MORE THAN 2 ADULTS PER GROUP WILL BE ADMITTED See nearnow.org.uk for more information.

Friday, 27 October 2017

Country: UK Year: 2017 Duration: 106m In an era of PR and spin, Dennis Skinner is a thrillingly authentic political figure: fearsome, principled, and uncompromising, he has been fighting for the interests of the people of Bolsover since 1970. Famous for his sharp wit and unyielding style, Skinner has remained true to his roots, fighting for the disadvantaged and often getting himself into trouble in Parliament, earning himself the nickname 'The Beast of Bolsover'. The story of both a towering figure, and the fortunes of progressive politics in Britain over the last half-century. We are pleased to welcome Dennis Skinner at Broadway for a post-screening Q&A. **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Country: Canada Year: 2015 Duration: 89m Through skillful narration and camerawork, THE MESSENGER takes us on a visually stunning journey into the endangered world of the songbird and the need for immediate intervention to prevent their extinction. [Advised cert PG] There’ll be an introduction from Erin McDaid, Head of Communications and Marketing at the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, before this screening. **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Sunday, 29 October 2017

With English Subtitles Country: France Year: 1962 Duration: 106m Once described by Orson Welles as “the greatest actress in the world”, we remember the late Jeanne Moreau with one her most iconic performances as the alluring and enigmatic Catherine, caught in a passionate and complex love triangle with Jules and Jim. “Although for some cinema means something superficial and glamorous, it is something else. I think it is the mirror of the world.” Jeanne Moreau

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Country: UK Year: 2003 Duration: 129m All of London is in love – or longing to be – in this romantic comedy from Richard Curtis. **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Duration: 82m It has been a good year for women in horror. This Halloween, The Final Girls present a selection of shorts from some of the most exciting new female voices in genre cinema. Films that delve deep into the darkest human desires, bringing an unforgettable array of monsters to the screen. These slick and scary films explore themes of body anxiety, repressed desires, social pressures and unspoken fears. Embrace your nightmares because the future of horror is female. The Final Girls is a film collective which explores the intersections between feminism and horror film. Line-up: DEAD. TISSUE. LOVE //Dir. Natasha Austin-Green, UK, 10m MOTHER OF MONSTERS // Dir. Julia Zanin de Paula, Spain, 9m UNDRESS ME // Dir. Amelia Moses, Canada, 13m SHORTCUT // Dir. Prano Bailey Bond, UK, 5m I WANT YOU INSIDE ME // Dir. Alice Shindelar, USA, 13m PULSE // Dir. Becki Pantling, UK, 6m THE PUPPET MAN // Dir. Jacqueline Castel, USA, 9m DON'T THINK OF A PINK ELEPHANT // Dir. Suraya Raja, UK, 7m SORRY, WE'RE CLOSED // Dir. Alexis Makepeace, Canada, 6m I SHOULD HAVE RUN // Dir. Gabriela Staniszewska, UK, 4m Advised certificate: 18

Thursday, 02 November 2017

Country: UK/Brazil/India/Malaysia Year: 2017 Duration: 102m Tawai is the word the nomadic hunter-gatherers of Borneo use to describe their inner feeling of connection to nature. In this dreamy, philosophical and sociological look at life, explorer Bruce Parry travels the world to learn from people living lives very differently to our own. From the jungles of Malaysia to the tributaries of the Amazon, TAWAI is a quest for reconnection, providing a powerful voice from the heart of the forest itself. Bruce Parry will join us for a post-screening Q&A. **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Friday, 03 November 2017

Country: UK Year: 2017 Duration: tbc Kenneth Branagh directs and leads a stellar cast (including Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench and Willem Dafoe) in this thrilling new adaption of Agatha Christie’s classic detective novel. When a passenger is murdered on board, a lavish train ride through Europe unfolds into a stylish and suspenseful mystery in this tale of thirteen stranded strangers - and Detective Hercule Poirot’s race to solve the riddle before the killer strikes again. ACCESS CINEMA MON 13 NOV, 8.15PM This screening will have Captioned Subtitles for the hard of hearing.

Friday, 03 November 2017

Country: UK/Ireland Year: 2017 Duration: 121m International purveyor of the bizarre, Yorgos Lanthimos, brings Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman together in this darkly comic modern rendering of an ancient Greek morality play. Steven is a highly regarded cardiologist, living in a suburban paradise with his beautiful wife Anna and two loving children. But his world is upended when his strangely intense friendship with a teenage boy takes a sinister turn, and the doctor is forced to confront an unthinkable sacrifice. - Melbourne International Film Festival "The Greek-born filmmaker's latest and possibly craziest work." Los Angeles Times “This is one of the most unforgettable films of the year.” RogerEbert.com

Saturday, 04 November 2017

Country: UK Year: 2017 Duration: 73m Determined to prove his importance on Sodor, Thomas takes James’s trucks and sets off on a big adventure to the Mainland.

Sunday, 05 November 2017

Country: US Year: 1956 Duration: 94m A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony in this sci-fi classic from the 50s. **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Thursday, 09 November 2017

Country: UK Year: 2017 Duration: 72m 17-year-old Ying Ling is a trainee mortician in one of China’s largest funeral homes. She delicately treats the corpses, terrified of the spirits that might be lurking in the long corridors. This documentary is a portrait of a vibrant young woman approaching adulthood in a place filled with final farewells, in a time when new philosophies are fast overtaking age-old traditions. Glasgow Film Theatre Carol Salter will join us for a post-screening Q&A. **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Friday, 10 November 2017

Country: UK Year: 2017 Duration: 77m When Tom Socks, a young man from Bolton has to turn down a chance to study at the East 15 drama school because he cannot afford the fees, he sets up a campaign to highlight socio-economic exclusion in the arts. Tom is not alone. And this is an issue not just for those who see their dreams thwarted because they do not have the 'bank of mom and dad' to back them. Who gets to be on our stages and screens matters to all of us. Whose stories get told, what images we have of ourselves, who we think 'we' are, helps shape our identities. Christopher Eccleston, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Maxine Peake and Samuel West are among those who feature in this film talking about the barriers to success. **PLEASE NOTE ALL SCREENINGS OF THIS FILM WILL TAKE PLACE IN OUR LOUNGE AND START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Friday, 10 November 2017

Country: US Year: 2017 Duration: 115m Precocious six-year-old Moonee is spending her summer with a ragtag group of friends outside the candy-floss coloured motel where she lives with her young mother, Halley. But whilst Moonee makes the most of her childhood, Halley, only just an adult herself, attempts to make ends meet and keep a roof above their heads. “THE FLORIDA PROJECT is sublime: a blast of life, of celebratory highs and lamentable lows, on the outer economic edges of the Sunshine State.” AV Club ACCESS CINEMA TUE 14 NOV, 6PM This screening will have Captioned Subtitles for the hard of hearing.

Friday, 10 November 2017

With English Subtitles Country: South Korea Year: 2017 Duration: 120m Opening with a conversation about food followed by sudden, murderous violence, and fracturing its chronology into separate timelines, this latest feature from Byun Sung-hyun owes a certain debt to Quentin Tarantino, but is also a moody neo-noir, all existential musings, rain-swept treachery and savagery just out of shot. Whether inside prison or out, ruthless gangster Jae-ho and his new protégé Hyun-su struggle to trust each other in a world of endless double-dealing and betrayal.

Saturday, 11 November 2017

With English Subtitles Country: South Korea Year: 2016 Duration: 115m A woman separated from her husband is bringing up her high-school-pupil son Soo-hyun alone. She thinks she knows and understands him, but she’s wrong: Soo-hyun is gay, and it’s only when he’s seriously injured in a car accident that she finds out who he really is. Brought to vivid emotional life by an excellent cast, the film confronts Korean homophobia and depicts a mother-son relationship with searing clarity.

Saturday, 11 November 2017

With English Subtitles Country: Hong Kong Year: 2016 Duration: 109m A giant alien cat sent to Earth to prepare for an incoming invasion finds his plans derailed when a Hong Kong family takes him in as a pet.

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Country: Israel Year: 2016 Duration: 96m The building site of a new synagogue located at the heart of a close-knit community in Jerusalem turns into a battleground between husbands and wives, when a new charismatic rabbi decrees that it will not feature the women's balcony - thus barring them altogether from religious services. THE WOMEN'S BALCONY is a joyous, riotous and thought-provoking portrayal of a community striving for equality, which has deservedly become a global hit. [Advised cert-12A] "Viewers will leave the theatre in a joyous mood." - Variety "An entertaining, feel-good comedy." - The Hollywood Reporter Nominated - Israeli Academy Awards

Monday, 13 November 2017

Duration: 90m An introduction to some key moments in British cinema history. From Hammer to Heritage, Kitchen Sink to Curtis, this course will examine selected British films through tutor-led discussion and screenings. You'll explore the work of acclaimed British film-makers, examine the output of legendary studios, plus study key trends such as the British New Wave. No prior knowledge is required, just an interest in film and an enthusiasm to learn more. Tutor: Helen Gascoyne Duration: 6 weeks Monday evenings commencing Monday 13 Nov, 7PM-8.30PM Price: £42/£30 memb+conc

Monday, 13 November 2017

With English Subtitles Country: France/Algeria Year: 1969 Duration: 124m Winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1970, after also having been nominated for Best Picture, Z remains one of the most influential political thrillers of all time. Jean-Louis Trintignant plays a magistrate assigned to investigate the supposed accidental death of a left wing politician, memorably played by Yves Montand. In the course of his work he uncovers a series of deceits and lies that attempt to hide the real political motivation of the killing.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Country: US Year: 1953 Duration: 71m Ray and Gilbert’s fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitch-hiker they pick up turns out to be a sadistic murderer, fleeing a killing spree. Ida Lupino’s gritty noir deserves to become a classic of the thriller genre. A favourite of Martin Scorsese, this true crime story will leave you unsettled.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Country: Germany/Australia Year: 2015 Duration: 140m A chameleonic Cate Blanchett gives a tour-de-force performance as she transcends gender, class, nationality and profession in a series of vignettes which draw upon manifestos questioning the true nature of art, including those from Karl Marx, Yvonne Rainer, and Dogma 95. The film will be followed by a Q&A live by satellite from Tate Modern. **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Country: US Year: 1974 Duration: 113m Coppola’s classic paranoid thriller in which Hackman plays Harry Caul, a surveillance expert tasked with recording a couple by an unknown client. But what he captures raises unsettling, deadly questions. Featuring an incredible cast of supporting actors, especially Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall and John Cazale, this is a haunting film about technology, alienation and guilt.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

With English Subtitles Country: Netherlands/France/Germany Year: 1988 Duration: 106m Dutch filmmaker George Sluizer's original THE VANISHING is a supremely disturbing psychological thriller built from a nightmare premise. During a routine rest stop in an idyllic road trip, two young lovers are separated. Bafflement turns to panic for Rex as he realises his partner has truly vanished. It's a masterpiece of suspense; a brilliantly chilling study of both the nature of obsession and the nightmarish potential for perversity and evil in the everyday.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Duration: 150m Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, it’s directed by Dominic Cooke (The Comedy of Errors). Winner of Academy, Tony, Grammy and Olivier awards, Sondheim’s previous work includes A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George. Tickets: £15 full / £13 memb+conc **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Friday, 17 November 2017

Country: UK Year: 2017 Duration: 105m Annette Bening and Jamie Bell star in this captivating adaptation of the memoir by British actor Peter Turner, recounting his stranger-than-fiction romance with the legendary Hollywood star Gloria Grahame during the last years of her life. What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, but their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by tragic events beyond their control. “Bening eloquently portrays a woman who will not compromise her professional ambitions or her desire for personal happiness. And Bell, revelatory in the role, is more than a perfect match in this bracingly romantic and irresistibly sexy love story.” London Film Festival

Friday, 17 November 2017

Country: US Year: 2017 Duration: 102m After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine “Connie” Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City’s underworld in an increasingly desperate and dangerous attempt to get his brother out. “Propelled by a Rob Pattinson tour de force, this Safdie brothers fireball rips through 100 minutes of screen time like Wile E. Coyote with his tail on fire.” Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Saturday, 18 November 2017

120m With English Subtitles Country: Japan Year: 2016 Duration: 120m Make way for the ultimate homage to one of the most enduring legends of the big screen - Godzilla! The King of the Monsters is back in Tokyo for a city-crushing crusade.

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Duration: 147m Conductor: Thomas Adès Cast: Audrey Luna (Leticia Maynar), Amanda Echalaz (Lucia de Nobile), Sally Matthews (Silvia de Ávila), Sophie Bevan (Beatriz), Alice Coote (Leonora Palma), Christine Rice (Blanca Delgado), Iestyn Davies (Francisco de Ávila), Joseph Kaiser (Edmundo de Nobile), Frédéric Antoun (Raúl Yebenes), David Portillo (Eduardo), David Adam Moore (Col. Álvaro Gómez), Rod Gilfry (Alberto Roc), Kevin Burdette (Señor Russell), Christian Van Horn (Julio), John Tomlinson (Dr. Carlos Conde) The Exterminating Angel has its Met premiere this season, conducted by the composer, Thomas Adès. The 2016 opera, co-commissioned by the Met and sung in English, is based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza for the acclaimed 1962 Buñuel film. The Exterminating Angel is a co-commission and co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Royal Danish Theatre; and Salzburg Festival, where the production premiered in 2016. Live Tickets: £20 full / £17 conc / £15 memb Encore tickets: £18 full / £15 conc / £13 memb Student Stand-by: If tickets are available, full-time students can obtain tickets for £13 half an hour before the performance Buy tickets for 6 shows and get one of those operas free. (Offer not available online. Call our box office on 0115 952 6611 for more information) **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Country: UK Year: 1988 Duration: 95m Jeremy Irons discovers a world of seduction, romance, faction fighting anf inevitable jealousy behind the scenes of an amateur theatre production. **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Country: Hungary Year: 2017 Duration: 91m A film that is as masterfully directed and emotionally poignant as SON OF SAUL, 1945 is an instant classic. Jewish father and son return to the village from which they were deported, and where indifferent bystanders seized their home and possessions. Their arrival is a moment of crisis for the small community, whose members struggle to cope with feelings of guilt and fear of revenge. Shot in expressive black and white, 1945 is a quiet yet striking study of the aftershocks of war. "A fresh, intelligent cinematic approach to a difficult topic that takes on a transitional time in Hungarian history with subtlety and nuance." - Variety Official Selection - Berlinale 2017 Winner Jerusalem Film Festival 2017

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

With English Subtitles Country: France Year: 1953 Duration: 152m In an unnamed South American country, four shady characters find themselves thrust together on a dangerous job. They are each offered $2,000 to drive two trucks of highly volatile nitroglycerine to a remote oil field. 'THE WAGES OF FEAR has no superior in the field of action-suspense' The Guardian

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Country: US Year: 1984 Duration: 139m Kino Klubb celebrate the life of the great Harry Dean Stanton with a screening of the classic PARIS, TEXAS. Directed by Wim Wenders, PARIS, TEXAS is a passionate & poetic road movie that shows a vision of Americana shot through European eyes. It features a career best performance from Harry Dean Stanton as Travis a drifter who has been wandering the desert for four years. He embarks upon a road trip to reconnect with life, his son and his long lost wife. Kino Klubb’s Joey Bell will introduce this screening.

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Country: Ireland Year: 2017 Duration: 121m More than 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering deep space. Launched in 1977, Voyager continues to beam revolutionary information across unimaginable distances with less computing power than a modern hearing aid. It's estimated that Voyager's nuclear generator will last another decade before the lights finally go out. But this little craft will travel on, carrying a Golden Record bearing recordings and images of life on Earth. It could very well outlive humanity and our creations and be the only evidence that we ever existed. “The tale of this incredible achievement is detailed in a magnificent documentary that is nothing less than memorable.” Edinburgh International Film Festival

Friday, 24 November 2017

Country: US Year: 2017 Duration: 121m In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women’s world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men’s champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs came as a turning point in sports’ politics and resonated far beyond the tennis court. LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE’s Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton reunite behind the camera for this fun yet politically acute film that’s still relevant today.

Friday, 24 November 2017

Country: US Year: 2017 Duration: 104m Matt Damon and Julianne Moore star in this complex tale of very flawed people making very bad choices in a seemingly idyllic 1950s community, scripted by Joel and Ethan Coen. A brilliant balancing act of antics and mayhem, which offers creeping suspense, jet-black humour, and sly social commentary. TIFF

Saturday, 25 November 2017

Country: France Year: 2017 Duration: 97m Maurice may look like a penguin - but he's a real tiger inside. In fact, he was raised by a tigress. When an evil koala threatens to destroy the jungle, Maurice and his friends must defeat him and his army of baboons.

Monday, 27 November 2017

Duration: 85m David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts: A Bigger Picture 2012 & 82 Portraits and One Still Life 2016 Directed by Phil Grabsky and presented by Tim Marlow Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation with exhibitions in London, New York, Paris and beyond, attracting millions of visitors worldwide. Now entering his 9th decade, Hockney shows absolutely no evidence of slowing down or losing his trademark boldness. Featuring intimate and in-depth interviews with Hockney, this revealing film focuses on two blockbuster exhibitions held in 2012 and 2016 at the Royal Academy of Art in London. Director Phil Grabsky secured privileged access to craft this cinematic celebration of a 21st century master of creativity.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

With English Subtitles Country: Israel/France Year: 2016 Duration: 101m A spiky, compelling dramedy about strong, modern, sexually active Palestinian-Israeli women, living independently in the center of Tel Aviv, far from their families and the weight of tradition.

Thursday, 07 December 2017

Duration: 220m (TBC) - including interval Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, the production is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team behind Broadway and West End hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors. 1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless and horny, the thirty-two-year-old revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, invective, satiric wit, and child-like emotional illiteracy. Creditors, spies, rival revolutionary factions and prospective seducers of his beautiful wife all circle like vultures. His writing blocked, his marriage dying, his friend Engels in despair at his wasted genius, his only hope is a job on the railway. But there’s still no one in the capital who can show you a better night on the piss than Karl Heinrich Marx. Tickets: £15 full / £13 memb+conc **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Country: US Year: 2017 Duration: rt tbc Having taken her first steps into a larger world in STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe, and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Duration: 173m Conductor: James Levine Cast: Kristine Opolais (Tosca), Jonas Kaufmann (Cavaradossi), Bryn Terfel (Scarpia), Patrick Carfizzi (Sacristan) James Levine conducts a new staging of Puccini’s dramatic tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar. Kristine Opolais and Jonas Kaufmann star as the heroine Tosca and her lover Cavaradossi, with Bryn Terfel as the villainous Scarpia. Live Tickets: £20 full / £17 conc / £15 memb Encore tickets: £18 full / £15 conc / £13 memb Student Stand-by: If tickets are available, full-time students can obtain tickets for £13 half an hour before the performance Buy tickets for 6 shows and get one of those operas free. (Offer not available online. Call our box office on 0115 952 6611 for more information) **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Monday, 29 January 2018

Country: USA Year: 1953 Duration: 101m Dust off your Stetson and polish those cowboy boots, the Deadwood stage is coming to town and you need to be ready to greet it! Whipcrackaway!

Monday, 29 January 2018

Duration: 85m From the National Portrait Gallery London, Musée d’Orsay Paris & National Gallery of Art Washington DC EXHIBITION ON SCREEN is thrilled to present one of the most talked about exhibitions of the year. Dedicated to the portrait work of Paul Cézanne, the exhibition opens in Paris before traveling to London and Washington. One can’t appreciate 20th century art without understanding the significance and genius of Paul Cézanne. Featuring interviews with curators and experts from the National Portrait Gallery London, MoMA New York, National Gallery of Art Washington, and Musée d’Orsay Paris, and correspondence from the artist himself, the film takes audiences beyond the exhibition to the places Cézanne lived and worked and sheds light on an artist who is perhaps the least known of all the impressionists – until now.

Saturday, 10 February 2018

Duration: 159m Conductor: Domingo Hindoyan Cast: Pretty Yende (Adina), Matthew Polenzani (Nemorino), Davide Luciano (Belcore), Ildebrando D’Arcangelo (Dulcamara) Donizetti’s comic gem L’Elisir d’Amore, staged by Bartlett Sher and conducted by Domingo Hindoyan, stars Pretty Yende as the spirited Adina, with Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, the simple peasant who falls in love with her. Domingo Hindoyan makes his company debut conducting. Live Tickets: £20 full / £17 conc / £15 memb Encore tickets: £18 full / £15 conc / £13 memb Student Stand-by: If tickets are available, full-time students can obtain tickets for £13 half an hour before the performance Buy tickets for 6 shows and get one of those operas free. (Offer not available online. Call our box office on 0115 952 6611 for more information) **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Duration: tbc 'I am all the daughters of my father's house, And all the brothers too.' Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love – hilarious and heartbreaking. Two twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino, who dotes on OIivia, who falls for Viola but is idolised by Malvolio. Enter Sebastian, who is the spitting image of his twin sister... Christopher Luscombe, Director of the ‘glorious’ (Daily Telegraph) Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (2014 and 2016), returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company to tackle Shakespeare’s greatest comedy, a brilliantly bittersweet account of "the whirligig of time". Tickets: £15 full / £13 memb+conc **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Duration: 185m (inc. interval) Tennessee Williams' 20th 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) stars Sienna Miller, 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. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive at the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real - and which will win out? ★★★★ "A bold reimagining…innovative and powerfully acted" Sunday Times ★★★★ "A brilliant, lacerating account of the play… unforgettable" The Independent ★★★★ "Miller and O’Connell get to a raw and naked truth" The Metro Tickets: £15 full / £13 memb+conc (this is a 'captured as live' screening) **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Duration: 175m Conductor: Marco Armiliato Production: Franco Zeffirelli Cast: Sonya Yoncheva (Mimì), Susanna Phillips (Musetta), Michael Fabiano (Rodolfo), Lucas Meachem (Marcello), Alexey Lavrov (Schaunard), Matthew Rose (Colline), Paul Plishka (Benoit/Alcindoro) An exciting young cast stars in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history. Sonya Yoncheva stars as Mimì opposite Michael Fabiano as the passionate writer Rodolfo. Susanna Phillips reprises the role of the flirtatious Musetta and Lucas Meachem sings the role of her lover, the painter Marcello. Live Tickets: £20 full / £17 conc / £15 memb Encore tickets: £18 full / £15 conc / £13 memb Student Stand-by: If tickets are available, full-time students can obtain tickets for £13 half an hour before the performance Buy tickets for 6 shows and get one of those operas free. (Offer not available online. Call our box office on 0115 952 6611 for more information) **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Saturday, 10 March 2018

Duration: 240m Conductor: Maurizio Benini Cast: Angela Meade (Semiramide), Elizabeth DeShong (Arsace), Javier Camarena (Idreno), Ildar Abdrazakov (Assur), Ryan Speedo Green (Oroe) Angela Meade makes her Met role debut as the title character in Semiramide. Rossini’s opera, which has not been seen at the Met in 25 years, will be conducted by Maurizio Benini and feature Elizabeth DeShong as the Commander of the Assyrian army Arsace, Javier Camarena as an Indian king Idreno, Ildar Abdrazakov as the prince Assur, and Ryan Speedo Green as the high priest Oroe. Live Tickets: £20 full / £17 conc / £15 memb Encore tickets: £18 full / £15 conc / £13 memb Student Stand-by: If tickets are available, full-time students can obtain tickets for £13 half an hour before the performance Buy tickets for 6 shows and get one of those operas free. (Offer not available online. Call our box office on 0115 952 6611 for more information) **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Duration: 180m (TBC) Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London. Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital. 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. Tickets: £15 full / £13 memb+conc **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Monday, 26 March 2018

Duration: 90m From the Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam Perhaps more than any other artist, Van Gogh’s life has long captured the imagination of storytellers. Delving deep into his fascinating and sometimes deeply troubled world comes this definitive, award-winning documentary directed by David Bickerstaff. Showcasing Van Gogh’s iconic works like never before and featuring exclusive interviews with the curatorial team at the Van Gogh Museum, this EXHIBITION ON SCREEN favourite from Season 2 makes a welcome return to the big screen.

Saturday, 31 March 2018

Duration: 211m Conductor: David Robertson Cast: Amanda Majeski (Fiordiligi), Serena Malfi (Dorabella), Kelli O’Hara (Despina), Ben Bliss (Ferrando), Adam Plachetka (Guglielmo), Christopher Maltman (Don Alfonso) Phelim McDermott returns to the Met staging Mozart’s comedy Così fan tutte, led by David Robertson. Set in the 1950s on Coney Island, the cast features Amanda Majeski as the conflicted Fiordiligi; Serena Malfi as her sister, Dorabella; Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara as their feisty maid, Despina; Ben Bliss and Adam Plachetka as the sisters’ fiancés, Ferrando and Guglielmo; and Christopher Maltman as the cynical Don Alfonso. Così fan tutte is a co-production with the English National Opera. Live Tickets: £20 full / £17 conc / £15 memb Encore tickets: £18 full / £15 conc / £13 memb Student Stand-by: If tickets are available, full-time students can obtain tickets for £13 half an hour before the performance Buy tickets for 6 shows and get one of those operas free. (Offer not available online. Call our box office on 0115 952 6611 for more information) **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Duration: 210m (tbc) 'Something wicked this way comes' Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder. Our contemporary production of Shakespeare's darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston's RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the Company. Tickets: £15 full / £13 memb+ conc **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Duration: 218m Conductor: James Levine Cast: Sonya Yoncheva (Luisa), Olesya Petrova (Federica), Piotr Beczala (Rodolfo), Plácido Domingo (Miller), Alexander Vinogradov (Walter), Dmitry Belosselskiy (Wurm) Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts a revival of Luisa Miller, which has not been seen at the Met since 2006. Starring Sonya Yoncheva as a peasant girl Luisa opposite Piotr Beczala as Rodolfo in Verdi’s tragedy about a young woman who sacrifices her own happiness in an attempt to save her father’s life. The cast also stars Plácido Domingo as Luisa’s father Miller, with Olesya Petrova as Federica, and Alexander Vinogradov in his Met debut and Dmitry Belosselskiy as Walter and Wurm respectively, the ruthless men determined to tear Luisa and Rodolfo apart. Live Tickets: £20 full / £17 conc / £15 memb Encore tickets: £18 full / £15 conc / £13 memb Student Stand-by: If tickets are available, full-time students can obtain tickets for £13 half an hour before the performance Buy tickets for 6 shows and get one of those operas free. (Offer not available online. Call our box office on 0115 952 6611 for more information) **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Duration: 167m Cast: Joyce DiDonato (Cendrillon), Alice Coote (Le Prince Charmant), Stephanie Blythe (Madame de la Haltière), Kathleen Kim (La Fée), Laurent Naouri (Pandolfe) Massenet’s enchanting opera Cendrillon, based on Cinderella, premieres at the Met conducted by Bertrand de Billy and directed by Laurent Pelly, whose Met credits include staging Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment and Massenet’s Manon. Joyce DiDonato adds another role to her Met repertory as the title character, a role she has sung to acclaim at the Grand Teatre del Liceu, Santa Fe Opera, and Royal Opera, Covent Garden. The cast also stars Alice Coote as Prince Charmant, Stephanie Blythe as the evil stepmother Madame de la Haltière, Kathleen Kim as the Fée, and Laurent Naouri as Pandolfe. Cendrillon is produced in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London; Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona; Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Brussels; and Opéra de Lille. Live Tickets: £20 full / £17 conc / £15 memb Encore tickets: £18 full / £15 conc / £13 memb Student Stand-by: If tickets are available, full-time students can obtain tickets for £13 half an hour before the performance Buy tickets for 6 shows and get one of those operas free. (Offer not available online. Call our box office on 0115 952 6611 for more information) **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Duration: 210m (tbc) What if your first true love was someone you'd been told you must hate? Set in a world very like our own, this ROMEO AND JULIET is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences. Tickets: £15 full / £13 memb+ conc **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Duration: 210m (tbc) Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it's the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff's comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos. For a fat Englishman, a Welshman and a Frenchman, the only way is Windsor... Tickets: £15 full / £13 memb+conc **PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE ADVERTISED TIME**