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The Importance of Being Earnest

Fri 26 May

19:30

Sat 27 May

19:30

The Importance of Being Earnest

Presented by The Dartmouth Players The Importance of Being Earnest is the most renowned of Oscar Wilde’s comedies. Set in 1895, it’s the story of two bachelors who create alter egos named Earnest to escape their tiresome lives. They attempt to win the hearts of two women who, conveniently, claim to only love men called Earnest. The pair struggle to keep up with their own stories and become tangled in a tale of deception, disguise and misadventure. The elaborate plot ridicules... Read More >>
The Boss Baby

Sat 27 May

14:30

Sun 28 May

14:30

The Boss Baby (U)

A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. Read More >>
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Mon 29 May

14:30

Tue 30 May

14:30

Wed 31 May

14:30

Thu 1 Jun

19:30

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (12A)

Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' continues the team's adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage. Read More >>
Movie Meal Deal

Mon 29 May

18:00

Wed 31 May

18:00

Mon 5 Jun

18:00

Mon 12 Jun

18:00

Wed 14 Jun

18:00

Mon 19 Jun

18:00

Wed 21 Jun

18:00

Mon 26 Jun

18:00

Mon 3 Jul

18:00

Wed 5 Jul

18:00

Movie Meal Deal

Buy your cinema ticket (always select an 'ADULT' cinema ticket for the MMD) and add the Movie meal Deal option to enjoy a choice of main courses in either the Harbour Bar or Galleon Bar, up to a value of £12 and a choice of hot beverage. Only available for eligible cinema showings. Cannot be used with any other offer. Read More >>
Lady Macbeth

Mon 29 May

19:30

Tue 30 May

19:30

Wed 31 May

19:30

Thu 1 Jun

14:30

Lady Macbeth (15)

In this adaptation of Nikolai Leskov's novella "Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk, a 19th century young bride is sold into marriage to a middle-aged man. The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available on Monday 29th May and Wednesday 31st May. Book your MMD now.  You will need to book your film ticket separately. Read More >>
The Zookeeper's Wife

Fri 2 Jun

19:30

Mon 5 Jun

19:30

Thu 8 Jun

19:30

The Zookeeper's Wife (12A)

The true story of the heroic keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion that started World War II. Genre : Drama/History/Biography Director : Niki Caro With : Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available on Monday 5th June. Book your MMD now.  You will need to book your film ticket separately. Read More >>
The Promise

Sat 3 Jun

19:30

Mon 5 Jun

14:30

Tue 6 Jun

19:30

Wed 7 Jun

14:30

The Promise (12A)

Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between  Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris. Genre : Drama/History Director : Terry George With : Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale Read More >>
British Museum presents: Hokusai

Sun 4 Jun

14:00

British Museum presents: Hokusai

A stunning documentary and exclusive guided tour of the forthcoming British Museum exhibition Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave. Hokusai was one of Japan’s greatest artists and produced numerous works during his 90 year lifetime between 1760 to 1849. He is considered to be on a par with other great global artists such as Rembrandt and Picasso and is best known for the iconic print ‘The Great Wave’ – one of the World’s most famous images. Using extraordinary ... Read More >>
ROHLive The Dream/Symphonic Variations/Marguerite and Armand

Wed 7 Jun

19:15

ROHLive The Dream/Symphonic Variations/Marguerite and Armand

The Royal Ballet brings its celebration of 70 years at the Royal Opera House to a close with a mixed programme of works by its founder choreographer Frederick Ashton. The Dream - an adaptation of Shakespeare's riotous comedy in which a forest sprite, armed with a love potion, plays havoc. Symphonic Variations – first performed in 1946, six dancers perform a series of quartets, duets, sextets and solos to Franck’s brooding Variations symphoniques. Marguerite and Armand - Ash... Read More >>
Lunchtime Concert Series

Thu 8 Jun

13:15

Thu 13 Jul

13:15

Lunchtime Concert Series

A series of short recitals given by local musicians. Co-ordinated by Helen Deakin Thursday 8th June Phil Watson (accordion) plays repertoire “from Classics to Café”. A delightful blend of arrangements for accordion of the Classical Repertoire and some more lighthearted music from the French café scene. Thursday 13th July Jake Montgomery – Smith (violin). This talented young violinist from Cornwall treats us to a recital of wide ranging repertoire, with a cameo appearance from younger sister Mi... Read More >>
A Dog's Purpose

Fri 9 Jun

16:30

Sun 11 Jun

14:30

Wed 14 Jun

19:30

Thu 15 Jun

19:30

A Dog's Purpose (PG)

Charming family drama in which a dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.  Based on the 2010 novel of the same name, written by American humourist W. Bruce Cameron. Genre : Drama/Comedy Director : Lasse Hallström With : Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available on Wednesday 14th June. Book your MMD now.  You will need to book your film ticket separately. Read More >>
Coffee Couture 2 course Supper

Fri 9 Jun

18:30

Fri 23 Jun

18:00

Fri 30 Jun

18:00

Coffee Couture 2 course Supper

A pre-show supper is available in Coffee Couture situated in the heart of The Flavel before some of our live events. A delicious 2 course meal for only £15 per person. Pre bookings essential at the Flavel Box Office. Friday 9th June - TAKE THAT: Wonderland live from the O2 Roast breast of Chicken, colcannon potato. glazed vegetables and a red wine jus Bakewell tart with vanilla ice cream Friday 23rd June - The Magic of Glenn Miller Fillet of sea bream, fondant potato, roasted baby onions, bab... Read More >>
TAKE THAT: Wonderland live from the  O2

Fri 9 Jun

20:00

TAKE THAT: Wonderland live from the O2

Celebrating the release of their eighth studio album Wonderland, Take That invite you to experience their highly anticipated 2017 concert LIVE at your local cinema on Friday 9th of June! For one night only, cinema audiences will be able to experience this show up close and personal, from the best seats in the house. For the first time ever, Gary, Mark and Howard will perform in the round at the O2 arena, giving fans a unique and unbeatable cinematic experience. Walls of water, en... Read More >>
NTLive Peter Pan

Sat 10 Jun

14:00

NTLive Peter Pan

All children, except one, grow up... Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale screens in cinemas this summer. When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to re-attach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues. A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Ja... Read More >>
The Journey

Sat 10 Jun

19:30

Mon 12 Jun

19:30

Thu 15 Jun

14:30

The Journey (12A)

A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland - firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness. Genre : Drama Director : Nick Hamm With : Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, John Hurt The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available on Monday 12th June. Book your MMD now.  You will need to book your film ticket separately. Read More >>
The Pop-Up Opera - The Secret Marriage

Tue 13 Jun

19:30

The Pop-Up Opera - The Secret Marriage

A live opera performance by the Pop-Up Opera, who brought us the wonderful Barber of Seville last summer. An 18th-century Italian comic opera by Domenico Cimarosa. You can hear the influence of Mozart in the music. Filled with comic intrigues and confusions, the story is about following your heart, and makes a perfect summer opera filled with our special Pop-up Opera humour, sparkle and fun. Its premiere was the occasion of the longest encore in operatic history; ... Read More >>
Barbara Nice

Fri 16 Jun

20:00

Barbara Nice

Join everyone’s favourite housewife Barbara Nice for an evening of proper good fun as she sets out to be all-conquering following her recent BBC Radio 2 series. Experience this critically acclaimed tip-top character comedy from  ‘Phoenix Nights’  actress and comedian Janice Connolly. With her enviable track record of garnering five star reviews and sell-out shows, Barbara will put a smile on your face and a spring in your step with this new show about chance and lu... Read More >>
Alien: Covenant

Sat 17 Jun

14:30

Mon 19 Jun

14:30

Wed 21 Jun

19:30

Thu 22 Jun

14:30

Alien: Covenant (15)

The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape. Genre : Sci-Fi/Thriller Director : Ridley Scott With : Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available on Wednesday 21st June. Book your MMD now.  You will need to book your film ticket separately. Read More >>
Mindhorn

Sat 17 Jun

19:30

Sun 18 Jun

14:30

Mon 19 Jun

19:30

Tue 20 Jun

14:30

Wed 21 Jun

14:30

Mindhorn (15)

A washed-up actor best known for playing the title character in the 1980s detective series "Mindhorn" must work with the police when a serial killer says that he will only speak with    Detective Mindhorn, whom he believes to be a real person. Genre : Comedy Director : Sean Foley With : Julian Barratt, Steve Coogan, Russell Tovey The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available on Monday 19th June. Book your MMD now.  You will need to book your film ticket separately. Read More >>
Exhibition on Screen Michelangelo: Love and Death

Tue 20 Jun

19:00

Exhibition on Screen Michelangelo: Love and Death

To coincide with the National Gallery exhibition, this film offers a fresh biography of Michelangelo who, with Leonardo, is considered one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance – and perhaps of all time. This film explores his relationship with his contemporaries and his immense artistic practice that included painting, sculpture and architecture. Among the works explored are the universally adored David in Florence, the Sistine Chapel in Rome and the Manchester Madonna (today at the ... Read More >>
NTLive Salome

Thu 22 Jun

19:00

NTLive Salome (15)

The tale retold. The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Internationally acclaimed director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production on the Olivier stage. ... Read More >>
The Magic of Glenn Miller

Fri 23 Jun

19:30

The Magic of Glenn Miller

With the Dave Hankin Big Band Dave Hankin invites you to experience the sounds of a bygone era as he brings his 18 piece Big Band to Dartmouth to recapture the timeless classics of the incomparable Glenn Miller Orchestra. Come and hear the music that will transport you back to the heady days of the 1940s and listen to unforgettable numbers such as “In the Mood”, “Moonlight Serenade”, “Chattanooga Choo Choo”, “Pennsylvania 6-5000”, “Str... Read More >>
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Sat 24 Jun

19:30

Mon 26 Jun

14:30

Tue 27 Jun

19:30

Thu 29 Jun

14:30

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (12A)

Robbed of his birth right, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not. Genre : Action/Adventure/Drama Director : Guy Ritchie With : Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey Read More >>
Whisky  Galore

Sun 25 Jun

14:30

Mon 26 Jun

19:30

Thu 29 Jun

19:30

Whisky Galore (PG)

Set in the Second World War when whisky rationing is in effect, Scottish islanders on the Isle of Todday try to plunder cases of whisky from a ship that is stranded on rocks just offshore. Based on the classic Ealing comedy of the same name. Genre : Comedy Director : Gillies MacKinnon With : Eddie Izzard, James Cosmo, Ellie Kendrick The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available on Monday 26th June. Book your MMD now.  You will need to book your film ticket separately. Read More >>
ROHLive Otello

Wed 28 Jun

19:15

ROHLive Otello

JONAS KAUFMANN MAKES HIS ROLE DEBUT AS OTELLO IN VERDI'S PASSIONATE RETELLING OF SHAKESPEARE'S GREAT TRAGEDY OF JEALOUSY, DECEPTION AND MURDER, CONDUCTED BY ANTONIO PAPPANO World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award-winning director Keith Warner A majo... Read More >>
Guy Johnston and Tom Poster

Fri 30 Jun

19:30

Guy Johnston and Tom Poster

Guy Johnston, one of the most exciting and versatile British cellists of his generation and Tom Poster, internationally recognised as a pianist of outstanding artistry and versatility, present an exciting programme of music for cello and piano. 'Themes and Variations' Rachmaninov Prelude Beethoven Magic Flute Variations Schumann Adagio and Allegro Martinu Rossini Variations ---------- Mendelssohn Variations Concertantes Faure Romance and Papillon MacMillan Kiss on Wood Chopin Polonaise Brilla... Read More >>
Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge

Sat 1 Jul

10:30 14:30

Sun 2 Jul

14:30

Tue 4 Jul

14:30

Wed 5 Jul

19:30

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge (12A)

Captain Jack Sparrow is pursued by an old nemesis, Armando Salazar, who along with his Spanish Navy ghost crew has escaped from the Devil's Triangle and is determined to kill every pirate at sea. Genre : Action/Adventure Directors : Joachim Rønning & Espen Sandberg With : Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available on Wednesday 5th July. Book your MMD now.  You will need to book your film ticket separately Read More >>
The LOST Will and Testament of Jake Thackray

Sat 1 Jul

19:30

The LOST Will and Testament of Jake Thackray

A hilarious and heartfelt celebration of the life and songs of one of this country’s finest and funniest wordsmiths. Highly entertaining whether you are discovering Jake for the first time, or an ardent fan. The late Jake Thackray is being increasingly acknowledged as one of the greatest English songwriters of the twentieth century. A unique talent, whose songs are full of poetry, wit, irreverence and humanity. His admirers include Jarvis Cocker, Alex Turner, Don Black, Thea Gilmore, Ce... Read More >>
Interlude in Prague

Mon 3 Jul

14:30 19:30

Tue 4 Jul

19:30

Thu 6 Jul

19:30

Interlude in Prague (15)

Overwhelmed by the tangled web of violence and intrigue that surrounds him and with his mind affected, Mozart creates the astonishing music and drama that becomes “Don Giovanni”. Genre : Biography/Drama Director : John Stephenson With : James Purefoy, Aneurin Barnard, Samantha Barks The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available on Monday 3rd July. Book your MMD now.  You will need to book your film ticket separately. Read More >>
David Starkey - Henry VIII

Tue 11 Jul

19:30

David Starkey - Henry VIII

Henry VIII is the only king whose shape you remember. He bestrides our history like a colossus and the decisions he took still reverberate today. The Reformation is the first Brexit; his ministers devised the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty and his tumultuous personal life pitted religion against politics as brutally as in our own age of ISIS. In this talk David Starkey draws on his unique knowledge of Henry’s reign on the one hand, and his insights as a leading commentator on modern... Read More >>
Voodoo Room - A Night of Hendrix & Cream

Sat 15 Jul

20:00

Voodoo Room - A Night of Hendrix & Cream

The UK music scene of the late sixties was a melting pot from which Classic Blues/Rock emerged. At the forefront of this movement were Cream and The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Paying homage to these first Super Groups of rock are " Voodoo Room ." Capturing the essence of this brief but momentous period in modern musical history, they perform the best of "Hendrix " and " Cream " material, with the energy and virtuosity that is at the heart of this incredible music. No wigs, no pantomime. Just... Read More >>
NTLive Angels in America Part One

Thu 20 Jul

19:00

NTLive Angels in America Part One

Millennium Approached America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse). The cast includes Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle and Russe... Read More >>
Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar

Sat 22 Jul

20:00

Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar

The Folk at the Flavel Summer Concert features two rising stars of the folk scene, Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar.  Since meeting 5 years ago, guitarist Greg and fiddle player Ciaran have won two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards . They have toured constantly and appeared at prestigious events such as the Cambridge Folk Festival and have released three acclaimed albums, most recently “Silent Majority”. Greg's powerful vocals and Ciaran's superb fiddle playing is the key to their success an... Read More >>
Andre Rieu's 2017 Maastricht Concert

Sun 23 Jul

15:00

Andre Rieu's 2017 Maastricht Concert

Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries. Set against the stunning medieval backdrop of the town square in André’s Dutch hometown, the spectacular Maastricht concert features the maestro in his element, along with his 60-piece Johann Stra... Read More >>
NTLive Angels in America PART TWO

Thu 27 Jul

19:00

NTLive Angels in America PART TWO

Perestroika America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse). The cast includes Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle and Russell Tovey... Read More >>
The Flavel Comedy Club

Wed 2 Aug

19:30

The Flavel Comedy Club

If you like comedy, you’ll love this! Introducing the new Flavel Comedy Club night, bringing Dartmouth some of the hottest new acts around. We have three different acts in one night to tempt you and this summer we have: Compere MARK OLVER is one of the most in-demand TV warm-up acts working in the country today, an award nominated compere and go-to tour support for Russell Howard. LAURA LEXX is a comedian, actress, writer, a Chortle Award nominee & an Amused Moose Comedy Award... Read More >>
RSC Live Titus Andronicus

Wed 9 Aug

19:00

RSC Live Titus Andronicus

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare's most bloody play. Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss, who relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt society. Shakespeare's gory revenge tragedy presents us with murder as entertainment, and, as the body count piles up, poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society. Blanche McIntyre returns to the RSC to dir... Read More >>
Summer Serenade - Yulia Chaplina & Jonathan Deakin

Sat 12 Aug

19:30

Summer Serenade - Yulia Chaplina & Jonathan Deakin

The ever-popular husband and wife duo return to present a programme of piano duets and solos, including: Chopin “Ballade no 4”, Tchaikovsky "The Seasons" Brahms “Hungarian Dances” We are also pleased to include a newly commissioned work “Three Caprices”  for piano duet by Phil Watson, local composer of fabulous melodies and original textures. We are grateful for the generous funding of this commission by the Michael Emms legacy. Read More >>
Jazz Club - Martin Dale Quartet featuring Derek Nash

Fri 18 Aug

19:30

Jazz Club - Martin Dale Quartet featuring Derek Nash

Introducing the Flavel’s very own Jazz Club Join our House Band, the Martin Dale Quartet, for this cabaret style, laid back social. Each season we’ll feature a different guest and this summer we are delighted to welcome Derek Nash , who is at the forefront of the British Jazz movement. He has been a member of the Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra since 2004, has led Sax Appeal for over thirty years, fronts the funk/fusion band Protect the Beat, and is a member of the Ron... Read More >>
NTLive Yerma

Thu 31 Aug

19:00

NTLive Yerma (15)

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece. The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday). Billie Piper’s lead performan... Read More >>
John le Carré - An Evening with George Smiley

Thu 7 Sep

19:45

John le Carré - An Evening with George Smiley

In aid of Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors without Borders (MSF). Live from London's Royal Festival Hall, join us for a unique celebration of John le Carré’s work as he discusses the full breadth of his career, and reflects on the continuing story of his most famous creation, the tubby, bespectacled spy, George Smiley. Featuring readings from his new novel A Legacy of Spies, and a rare question and answer session, this will be an unmissable opportunity to experience ... Read More >>
ROHLive The Magic Flute

Wed 20 Sep

19:15

ROHLive The Magic Flute

Mozart’s glorious opera The Magic Flute is brought enchantingly to life in David McVicar’s production with beautiful sets  by John Macfarlane. Prince Tamino promises the Queen of the Night that he will rescue her daughter Pamina from the enchanter Sarastro. He begins his quest, accompanied by the bird-catcher Papageno – but all is not as it seems… David McVicar’s classic production embraces both the seriousness and comedy of Mozart’s work. The audience is... Read More >>
ROHLive  La Boheme

Tue 3 Oct

19:15

ROHLive La Boheme

When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill. Acclaimed director Richard Jones (Boris Godunov, Il trittico) directs a new production of Puccini’s La bohème. Irresistible in its witty, passionate blend of comedy and tragedy,  the opera focusses on the lives of a group  of young artists as they eke out an existence on the bohemian fringes of Paris,... Read More >>
ROHLive Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Mon 23 Oct

19:15

ROHLive Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

At a garden party on a sunny afternoon, Alice is surprised to see her parents’ friend Lewis Carroll transform into a white rabbit. When she follows him down a rabbit hole events become curiouser and curiouser… As Alice journeys through Wonderland, she encounters countless strange creatures. She’s swept off her feet by the charming Knave of Hearts, who’s on the run for stealing the tarts. Confusion piles upon confusion. Then Alice wakes with a start. Was it all a daydream?... Read More >>
ROHLive The Nutcracker 2017

Tue 5 Dec

19:15

ROHLive The Nutcracker 2017

The young Clara creeps downstairs on Christmas Eve to play with her favourite present – a Nutcracker doll. But the mysterious magician Drosselmeyer is waiting to sweep her off on a magical adventure. After defeating the Mouse King, the Nutcracker and Clara travel through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets, where the Sugar Plum Fairy treats them to a wonderful display of dances. Back home, Clara thinks she must have been dreaming – but doesn’t she recognize Drosselmeyer&#... Read More >>
ROHLive Rigoletto 2018

Tue 16 Jan

19:15

ROHLive Rigoletto 2018

The corruption of innocence is at the heart of Verdi’s potent tragedy in David McVicar’s production for The Royal Opera. Rigoletto, court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father of one of the Duke’s victims for his irreverent laughter. When the Duke seduces Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda, it seems the curse is taking effect… David McVicar’s production highlights the cruelty at the heart of the court of Mantua. Richly dressed courtiers en... Read More >>
ROHLive Tosca

Wed 7 Feb

19:15

ROHLive Tosca

The painter Mario Cavaradossi helps a fugitive escape – and so attracts the attention of Scarpia, the sadistic Chief of Police. Scarpia captures Cavaradossi and has him tortured within earshot of his lover, the singer Tosca. Scarpia sentences Cavaradossi to death – but promises Tosca that her lover can be saved if she gives herself to Scarpia. Tosca consents but as soon as the order has been given kills Scarpia. Scarpia’s menace continues even in death: betrayed by a double-... Read More >>
ROHLive The Winter's Tale

Wed 28 Feb

19:15

ROHLive The Winter's Tale

King Leontes, possessed by a mad jealousy, believes his pregnant wife Hermione to be having an affair with his childhood friend King Polixenes. His actions tear their families apart. Hermione’s baby daughter is abandoned and Hermione and their son die of distress. The baby Perdita, rescued by a shepherd, grows up to fall in love with Florizel, son of Polixenes. The young couple is reunited with the remorseful Leontes and Hermione returns from the dead. Shakespeare’s tale of lov... Read More >>
ROHLive Carmen

Tue 6 Mar

18:45

ROHLive Carmen

The young soldier Don José intends to marry Micaëla, a girl from his home village. But when he meets the sensual and fiercely independent Carmen, he sacrifices everything to be with her. Carmen grows bored of Don José and falls in love with Escamillo. Unable to bear her leaving him, Don José tracks Carmen down and murders her. Bizet’s classic French opera stars Anna Goryachova in Barrie Kosky’s intense production. Music Georges Bizet Libretto Henri Meilh... Read More >>