Event Dates: Tue 4th Feb, Sun 9th Feb.
Kinky Boots The Musical, filmed live at the Adelphi Theatre in the heart of London’s West End, is strutting onto the big screen! With songs from Grammy and Tony award winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, book by legendary Broadway playwright Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell, the musical is based on the film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth.
Inspired by true events, this huge - hearted hit tells the story of two people with nothing in common – or so they think. Charlie is a factory owner struggling to save his family business, and Lola is a fabulous entertainer with a wildly exciting idea. With a little compassion and a lot of understanding, this unexpected pair learn to embrace their differences and create a line of sturdy stilettos unlike any the world has ever seen! But in the end, their most sensational achievement is their friendship.
This unmissable musical theatre event celebrates a joyous story of British grit transforming into a high - heeled hit as it takes you from the factory floor of Northampton to the glamor ous catwalks of Milan!
Starring Olivier award-winner Eve Best (The King's Speech) and BAFTA-nominated actress Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax) with a stellar ensemble cast in Oscar Wilde's glittering critique of aristocratic society. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole the production includes an introductory film featuring Oscar Wilde's grandson, Merlin Holland.
James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.
Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all - if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of Cyrano - or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight?
Edmond Rostand’s masterwork is adapted by Martin Crimp, with direction by Jamie Lloyd (Betrayal). This classic play will be brought to life with linguistic ingenuity to celebrate Cyrano’s powerful and resonant resistance against overwhelming odds.
Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, with a talented comedic cast including the Olivier Award winning actress Samantha Spiro as Mrs Erlynne, Kevin Bishop as Lord Darlington and the much-loved Ab Fab star Jennifer Saunders as the Duchess of Berwick.
Event Dates: Sat 28th Mar, Sun 29th Mar.
The world's ultimate musical duo, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are 'Back Together' and set to delight cinema audiences up and down the country with the final show of their UK tour at the O2 Arena.
Hot on the heels of their star turns in the West End's phenomenally successful staged concert of Les Misérables, Ball and Boe will reunite to tour their third album 'Back Together' following the number one best-selling hits 'Together' and 'Together Again'.
The superstar pair will take on their favourite musical theatre, pop and rock tracks, including songs from The Lion King, The Greatest Showman and The Phantom of the Opera as well as a brilliantly arranged 'Queen Medley'. Showcasing their phenomenal voices and undeniable on-stage chemistry, Ball and Boe's irresistible charm will undoubtedly light up the big screen.
The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, this entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. The talented ensemble cast includes real-life father and son Edward and Freddie Fox, Frances Barber, Nathaniel Parker, Sally Bretton and Susan Hampshire.
One of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. This new production stars Olivier Award winner Sophie Thompson and Jeremy Swift, alongside Fiona Button, Pippa Nixon and Stella Gonet.
Rural Suffolk in England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, a young woman is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder.
When she claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons are taken from their housework to decide whether she’s telling the truth, or simply trying to escape the noose. With only midwife Lizzy Luke prepared to defend the girl, and a mob baying for blood outside, the matrons wrestle with their new authority, and the devil in their midst.
James Macdonald (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) directs Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything, Funny Cow) and Ria Zmitrowicz (Three Girls, Mr. Selfridge) in this bold and gripping thriller from Tony Award-nominated writer Lucy Kirkwood (Chimerica, Skins). Broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.