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Rocketman

Tue 18 Jun

14:30

Wed 19 Jun

19:30

Thu 20 Jun

10:30 14:30 19:30

Fri 26 Jul

12:30 19:30

Tue 30 Jul

14:30

Thu 1 Aug

19:30

Rocketman (15)

Rocketman is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John's breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story - set to Elton John's most beloved songs - tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture. Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell and Richard Madden. The Movie ... Read More >>
Where Hands Touch

Tue 18 Jun

19:30

Wed 19 Jun

14:30

Where Hands Touch (12A)

In 1944 Germany, 15-year old Leyna, daughter of a white German mother and a black father, lives in fear due to the colour of her skin. When she meets Lutz, the son of a prominent SS officer and a member of the Hitler Youth, the two fall helplessly in love, putting both their lives at risk. Starring Amandla Stenberg, George MacKay and Christopher Eccleston. Read More >>
Movie Meal Deal

Wed 19 Jun

17:30

Mon 24 Jun

17:30

Wed 26 Jun

17:30

Mon 1 Jul

17:30

Wed 3 Jul

17:30

Mon 15 Jul

17:30

Wed 17 Jul

17:30

Mon 22 Jul

17:30

Wed 24 Jul

17:30

Mon 29 Jul

17:30

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 the Galleon Bar at The Royal Castle Hotel. Order any main course and have £12 deducted from the cost, followed by a hot beverage, which you’re welcome to enjoy before or after the film. Tables in the bar can only be reserved by those staying in the hotel and all other tables are taken on a first some, first served basis. Arr... Read More >>
The Secret Life of Pets 2

Fri 21 Jun

12:30

Sat 22 Jun

10:30

Sun 23 Jun

12:30

Mon 24 Jun

16:30

Tue 25 Jun

16:30

Wed 26 Jun

16:30

Thu 27 Jun

16:30

The Secret Life of Pets 2 (PG)

Director Chris Renaud returns to helm the second feature film in The Secret Life of Pets franchise, which features the voice talents of Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper, Tiffany Haddish, Nick Kroll and Harrison Ford. The animated comedy follows the hilarious antics of Max and his pet friends as they explore their new environment – an idyllic farm - once their owner is absent. Read More >>
Poster Johnston Piano Trio - International Classical Series

Fri 21 Jun

19:30

Poster Johnston Piano Trio - International Classical Series

We are delighted to welcome Guy Johnston and Tom Poster back to the Flavel, this time with the addition of Guy's brother, Magnus. Magnus and Guy Johnston have played chamber music together since their early childhood. They met Tom Poster in 2000, when Guy and Tom were in the final of the BBC Young Musician competition together, and shortly afterwards began performing together as a trio. Recent invitations to appear as a trio led Magnus, Guy and Tom to realise how much they had missed the trio... Read More >>

Voodoo Room - A Night of Hendrix, Clapton & Cream

Paying tribute to legends of rock Hendrix, Clapton and Cream are Voodoo Room . This powerful trio features some of the UK’s finest musicians performing an incredible show in the true spirit of these legendary superstars featuring classics such as: ‘Hey Joe’, ‘Sunshine Of Your Love’, ‘Purple Haze’ and ‘Layla’. No wigs, no gimmicks - simply great music played by great musicians! Members of Voodoo Room have recorded and toured with Stevie Winwood, Massive Attack, Arthur Brown, Thunder and many ... Read More >>
Fisherman's Friends

Mon 24 Jun

19:30

Tue 25 Jun

12:30

Wed 26 Jun

12:30 19:30

Thu 27 Jun

12:30

Fisherman's Friends (12A)

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! A fast-living, cynical London music executive heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s pranked by his boss into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen. He becomes the ultimate ‘fish out of water’ as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families who value friendship and community over fame and fortune. As he’s drawn deeper into the traditional way of life he’s forced to re-evaluate his own inte... Read More >>
Northern Ballet - Victoria

Tue 25 Jun

19:30 (RECORDED)

Northern Ballet - Victoria

In celebration of her bicentenary year, Northern Ballet's new biopic brings the sensational story of Queen Victoria to life in dance. Queen Victoria’s irrepressible love for Albert sparked a royal dynasty, but his untimely death brought the world’s most powerful woman to her knees with grief. In celebration of her bicentenary year, Northern Ballet, famed for their outstanding narrative works, bring the sensational story of Victoria to life in dance. Choreographed by Cathy Marston, creator of ... Read More >>
NTLive Small Island

Thu 27 Jun

19:00

NTLive Small Island (15)

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury. The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a la... Read More >>
Aladdin

Fri 28 Jun

12:30

Sat 29 Jun

11:00 14:30

Sun 30 Jun

14:30

Mon 1 Jul

19:30

Tue 2 Jul

16:30

Wed 3 Jul

16:30

Thu 4 Jul

19:30

Aladdin (PG)

Young Aladdin embarks on a magical adventure after finding a lamp that releases a wisecracking genie in this live-action update from Disney. Starring Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott and Will Smith. The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available for the evening screening of Monday 1st July. Book your MMD now. You will need to book your film ticket separately. Read More >>
Keith James - The Songs of Nick Drake

Fri 28 Jun

19:30

Keith James - The Songs of Nick Drake

A number of years have now passed since singer/guitarist Keith James paralysed the whole country with his stunningly beautiful series of concerts entitled The Songs of Nick Drake . At the beginning of the project in 2001 he was the first artist ever to bring this fragile and intriguing music to theatres across the UK in its pure live concert form. The end result was over a decade of highly acclaimed concerts amounting to over 1500 shows in venues in the UK, Ireland, Holland, France, Italy and... Read More >>
Bel Canto

Sat 29 Jun

19:30

Mon 1 Jul

14:30

Tue 2 Jul

19:30

Wed 3 Jul

12:30 19:30

Bel Canto (15)

A famous American soprano becomes trapped in a hostage situation when she's invited to perform for a wealthy industrialist in South America. Starring Julianne Moore, Ken Watanabe and Sebastian Koch. The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available for the evening screenings of Wednesday 3rd July. Book your MMD now. You will need to book your film ticket separately. Read More >>

The Quiet Man (U)

After accidentally killing an opponent in the ring, boxer Sean Thornton (John Wayne) leaves America and returns to his native Ireland, hoping buy his family's homestead and live in peace. In doing so, he runs afoul of Will Danaher (Victor McLaglen), who long coveted the property. Spitefully, Will objects when his fiery sister, Mary Kate (Maureen O'Hara), begins a romance with Sean, and refuses to hand over her dowry. Mary Kate refuses to consummate the marriage until Sean retrieves the money. ... Read More >>

Flavel Fundraising Fete

Join us in the Royal Avenue Gardens for a Flavel Fundraising Fete, with stalls and teas available from 10am to 4pm. All proceeds donated to Flavel Trust Ltd. NO BOOKING REQUIRED, SIMPLY JOIN US ON THE DAY! Read More >>
Ella Fitzgerald - Just One Of Those Things

Fri 5 Jul

14:30

Mon 8 Jul

19:30

Ella Fitzgerald - Just One Of Those Things (12A)

Ella Fitzgerald was a 15 year-old street kid when she won a talent contest in 1934 at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. Within months she was a star. Just One Of Those Things follows her extraordinary journey over six decades as her sublime voice transforms the tragedies of her own life and the troubles of her times into joy. The film uses never-before-seen images and unheard interviews to bring Ella Fitzgerald to life and to tell the story of her music. Here is an Ella the world never knew – ... Read More >>
Blue Note Records - Beyond The Notes

Fri 5 Jul

19:30

Mon 8 Jul

14:30

Blue Note Records - Beyond The Notes (15)

A revelatory, thrilling and emotional journey behind the scenes of Blue Note Records, the pioneering label that has been home to some of the finest jazz artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. One of the most important record labels in the history of jazz — and, by extension, that of American music — Blue Note Records has been home to such groundbreaking artists as Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Bud Powell and Art Blakey, as well as present-day luminaries like Robert Glasper, Am... Read More >>
The Dave Hankin Big Band - In Full Swing

Sat 6 Jul

19:30

The Dave Hankin Big Band - In Full Swing

Following their highly successful shows at The Flavel, The Dave Hankin Big Band returns once again with their brand new show ‘In Full Swing’. Make swing the order of the day and come along to enjoy unforgettable music from Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Duke Ellington, Nelson Riddle and vocal swing from the Rat Pack. This is an unmissable show for all music lovers, big band and swing fans alike. Audiences of all ages will be thrilled by the sound of this amazing Big Band. Read More >>
Westlife - The Twenty Tour: Live from Croke Park

Tue 9 Jul

20:00 (RECORDED)

Westlife - The Twenty Tour: Live from Croke Park

Westlife are back! It's been 20 years since they smashed into the charts in 1999 with 'Swear It Again' and went on to achieve a staggering 14 number one UK singles, selling 55 million records worldwide. Now, their highly anticipated reunion tour - which sold out in minutes - is coming to The Flavel cinema. The final spectacular show of the UK and Ireland leg of the 'The Twenty Tour' will be recorded from Dublin's iconic Croke Park stadium. Irish heartthrobs Shane, Nicky, Mark and Kian will p... Read More >>
CalleJondo Flamenco

Wed 10 Jul

19:30

CalleJondo Flamenco

CalleJondo is the exciting new flamenco show which takes you on a journey from the purest flamenco traditions to contemporary fusion to the wacky and unorthodox. The name CalleJondo comes from the Spanish words “calle” (meaning street), “callejón” (meaning alleyway) and “jondo” (meaning the purest and most serious styles of flamenco). Artistic directors Rebeca, Martín and Josie met while performing in the streets of Seville. Drawn together by a mutual interest in learning from the each other’... Read More >>
The Cure - Anniversary 1978-2018: Live in Hyde Park

Thu 11 Jul

20:00 (RECORDED)

The Cure - Anniversary 1978-2018: Live in Hyde Park (TBC)

The Cure, acknowledged as one of the world’s greatest live bands, take the stage on a perfect July evening in London’s Hyde Park 2018 to deliver a set of songs celebrating four decades of music making. The ensuing film Anniversary 1978-2018 , directed by long-time collaborator Tim Pope, captures them in glorious HD. The 5.1 audio mix by Robert Smith and Paul Corkett complements and completes this fabulously immersive cinematic experience. From Lovesong to Lullaby, from Boys Don’t Cry to Burn,... Read More >>
Sometimes Always Never

Fri 12 Jul

12:30

Mon 15 Jul

19:30

Tue 16 Jul

12:30

Wed 17 Jul

12:30

Thu 18 Jul

19:30

Sometimes Always Never (12A)

Alan is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of Scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter and solve the mystery of an online player who he thinks could be Michael, so he can finally move on and reunite his family. Starring Bill Nighy, Sam Riley and Jenny Agutter. The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available ... Read More >>
Alex and Jack Highley - Friday Recital Series

Fri 12 Jul

17:30

Alex and Jack Highley - Friday Recital Series

Part of The Flavel Young Artist Platform . Brothers, Alex and Jack Highley look forward to providing a programme with a core of mainly nineteenth century violin and piano duo music. Pianist, Alex, will also reach back to the seventeenth century, to J.S. Bach and his D minor Chaconne for violin, arranged beautifully for piano solo two centuries later by Busoni. Jack, violinist, will bring us forward into the twentieth century with an Ysaye poem. This programme presents the music which these... Read More >>
Easy Rider - 50th Anniversary

Fri 12 Jul

20:00

Easy Rider - 50th Anniversary (18)

A landmark counterculture film, and a "touchstone for a generation" that "captured the national imagination", Easy Rider explores the societal landscape, issues, and tensions in the United States during the 1960s, such as the rise of the hippie movement, drug use, and communal lifestyle. Starring Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson, and featuring the music of The Band, The Byrds, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Steppenwolf. Read More >>
Late Night

Sat 13 Jul

12:30

Mon 15 Jul

14:30

Tue 16 Jul

19:30

Wed 17 Jul

19:30

Thu 18 Jul

14:30

Late Night (15)

Katherine Newbury is a legendary host on the late-night talk-show circuit. When she's accused of being a "woman who hates women," she puts affirmative action on the to-do list, and Molly is hired as the one woman in Katherine's all-male writers' room. Wanting to prove she's not merely a diversity hire who's disrupting the comfort of the brotherhood, Molly is determined to help Katherine revitalize her show and career - and possibly effect even bigger change at the same time. Starring Emma Tho... Read More >>
Darren Page and Sue Lowry - The Voice of Roy Orbison

Sat 13 Jul

19:30

Darren Page and Sue Lowry - The Voice of Roy Orbison

Darren Page has all the qualities of a star in his own right, a beautiful voice and a range that will fit any genre, but his first love remains the music of Roy Orbison. This evening is a must-see for all Orbison fans featuring many favourites including ‘Pretty Woman’, ‘Crying’ and ‘Only the Lonely’. Joining Darren for this blast from the past, Sue Lowry will celebrate the music of Brenda Lee singing ‘One Step at a Time’, ‘Sweet Nothings’ and ‘Dynamite’ to name but a few! Join us to revel ... Read More >>
Toy Story 4

Fri 19 Jul

12:30

Sat 20 Jul

10:30 (RELAXED) 14:30

Sun 21 Jul

10:30

Mon 22 Jul

19:30

Tue 23 Jul

12:30

Wed 24 Jul

12:30

Thu 25 Jul

11:30

Fri 26 Jul

16:30

Sat 27 Jul

10:30 (RELAXED)

Sun 28 Jul

12:30

Mon 29 Jul

19:30

Tue 30 Jul

10:30

Wed 31 Jul

10:30

Thu 1 Aug

10:30

Toy Story 4 (U)

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new homemade toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody's slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep. As Woody and Bo discuss the old days, they soon start to realize that they're worlds apart when it comes to what they want from life as a toy. Featuring the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and Keanu Reeves. The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available for the... Read More >>
Katie Roberts and Alex Wilson - Friday Recital Series

Fri 19 Jul

17:30

Katie Roberts and Alex Wilson - Friday Recital Series

Part of The Flavel Young Artist Platform . Devon born mezzo soprano, Katie Roberts and pianist, Alex Wilson will be returning to the Flavel. Together they will bring a wide range of repertoire spanning from Mozart to Britten and beyond. Katie has experience in performing both opera and musical theatre and constantly aims to broaden her horizons with the repertoire she sings. Alex has performed across Britain and Europe, in venues including the Wigmore Hall and the Rachmaninov Hall in Moscow.... Read More >>
Yesterday

Fri 19 Jul

19:30

Sat 20 Jul

19:30

Sun 21 Jul

13:30

Mon 22 Jul

14:30

Tue 23 Jul

19:30

Wed 24 Jul

19:30

Thu 25 Jul

14:30

Yesterday (12A)

After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, struggling musician Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Performing songs by the greatest band in history to a world that has never heard them, Jack becomes on overnight sensation - but at what cost? Starring Himesh Patel, Lily James and Sophia Di Martino. The Movie Meal Deal (MMD) is available for the evening screening of Wednesday 24th July. Book your MMD now. You will need to book your film ticket... Read More >>
NTLive The Lehman Trilogy

Thu 25 Jul

19:00

NTLive The Lehman Trilogy

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening. Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons. On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins. 163 years later, the firm they ... Read More >>
Apollo 11

Sat 27 Jul

14:30

Mon 29 Jul

14:30

Tue 30 Jul

19:30

Wed 31 Jul

14:30

Thu 1 Aug

14:30 (RELAXED)

Apollo 11 (U)

From director Todd Douglas Miller comes a cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission - the one that first put men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names. Immersed in the perspectives of the astronauts, the team in Mission Control, and the millions of spectator... Read More >>
André Rieu - Shall We Dance?

Sat 27 Jul

19:00 (RECORDED)

Sun 28 Jul

15:00 (RECORDED)

André Rieu - Shall We Dance?

André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages – and, of course, magnificent music. This year André Rieu invites you to put on your dancing shoes for his spectacular 2019 hometown concert from Maastricht. You can waltz the night away with André Rieu - the majestic waltz has been such an inspiration to Andr... Read More >>
RSC Measure for Measure

Wed 31 Jul

19:00

RSC Measure for Measure

"To whom should I complain?" When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her. Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, directs this new production. Timings approximate . Read More >>
André Previn: The Kindness of Strangers - with Tony Palmer

Sat 3 Aug

19:30

André Previn: The Kindness of Strangers - with Tony Palmer

The late great André Previn stood centre stage in the world of music for over 50 years. This insightful portrait, filmed around the world, tells how and why Previn went from Berlin refugee to multi-Oscar-winning film score composer, renowned jazz pianist and chief conductor of both the London Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestras. Previn's remarkable career reached a climax in September 1998 with the premiere of his first opera, A Streetcar Named Desire . This film tells the st... Read More >>
Aretha Franklin - Amazing Grace

Fri 16 Aug

14:30 (RELAXED) 19:30

Aretha Franklin - Amazing Grace (U)

Join us on August 16 2019, the one year anniversary of Aretha Franklin's passing, for a very special screening of her recently discovered concert film. In 1971, Aretha Franklin, the undisputed Queen of Soul, brought producer Jerry Wexler, her backup singers, and the legendary Atlantic Records rhythm section to The New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles to record an album of gospel music before an enthusiastic live audience. The result, Amazing Grace , went on to become one of ... Read More >>
Regatta - Coronation Park Sundowner

Wed 28 Aug

18:00

Regatta - Coronation Park Sundowner

A huge success last year, Dartmouth Regatta are delighted to announce that the Sundowner is returning to their Coronation Park arena. The Break Beat Bandits are playing early doors with Brazilian samba rhythms to get the party going from 6 to 7pm. Followed by Dr Oz, who are the South West’s hottest party band. Dr Oz play soul, funk and ska from the past 5 decades. Then we are delighted to say that Tankus the Henge will be playing Dartmouth! Expect a high octane live show like a psychedelic... Read More >>
Regatta - Proms in the Park

Fri 30 Aug

19:00

Regatta - Proms in the Park

Celebrate Regatta 175 with a very special Proms in the Park Concert. Expect a patriotic extravaganza with the brilliant BRNC Volunteer Band, the superb Liberty Sisters and much more to be announced soon. All on the Regatta's very own outdoor Coronation Park arena. DJ’s & maybe wellies are welcome, but come dressed as you like, just be prepared for any weather! Play your own game, and be a part of a wonderful evening which will go off with a bang - literally! Adults £10 Under 16s £2.50 ... Read More >>
Margaret Atwood - Live in Cinemas

Tue 10 Sep

19:30

Margaret Atwood - Live in Cinemas (12A)

On Tuesday, September 10th, the wait is over….The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, as Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor. The publication of Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale in 1985 and the current, Emmy Award-winning television series have created a cultural phenomenon, as handmaids hav... Read More >>
Martin Simpson - Folk at The Flavel

Thu 12 Sep

19:30

Martin Simpson - Folk at The Flavel

Folk at the Flavel welcomes back a true Flavel favourite, one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, Martin Simpson. Martin will be featuring new tracks from an album being recorded for release over the summer. The sell-out audiences at Martin’s previous visits to the Flavel have seen that whether playing American old-time music, blues, a Dylan song or his own material he is a guitarist of immense subtlety. Martin has been nominated an astounding 31 times in the 16 year... Read More >>
Marianne & Leonard - Words of Love

Sat 21 Sep

19:30

Mon 23 Sep

14:30 19:30

Marianne & Leonard - Words of Love (12A)

Marianne & Leonard - Words of Love is a beautiful yet tragic love story between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen. Their love began on the idyllic Greek island of Hydra in 1960 as part of a bohemian community of foreign artists, writers and musicians. The film follows their relationship from the early days on Hydra, a humble time of ‘free love’ and open marriage, to how their love evolved when Leonard became a successful musician. It was on Hydra in 1968 that director Nick B... Read More >>
NTLive One Man, Two Guvnors

Thu 26 Sep

19:00 (RECORDED)

NTLive One Man, Two Guvnors

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanl... Read More >>
Plácido Domingo - 50th Anniversary Concert

Tue 1 Oct

19:30 (RECORDED)

Plácido Domingo - 50th Anniversary Concert

With an illustrious career spanning five decades: over 150 stage roles, 11 Grammy Awards and his iconic performances alongside Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras as one of the Three Tenors, the legendary Plácido Domingo continues to astound audiences with a vocal talent unmatched in power. For one very special night, Plácido Domingo returns to the breath-taking Arena Di Verona amphitheatre, 50 years after his debut, to revisit three of his greatest ever roles. Read More >>
ROHLive Don Giovanni

Tue 8 Oct

18:45

ROHLive Don Giovanni

Sexual intrigue, jealousy, wit, anger… and retribution! The new Royal Opera Season begins with Mozart’s engaging masterpiece, which follows Don Giovanni, the women he serially seduces, and the vengeance that finally catches up with him. The opera is renowned for its ever-shifting portrayals of complex characters, fast-moving action and mix of the comic and the heartfelt. A cast of international singers – both familiar and making Royal Opera debuts – under conductor Hartmut Haenchen perform the g... Read More >>
ISQ - Requiem For The Faithful Tour

Wed 9 Oct

19:30

ISQ - Requiem For The Faithful Tour

ISQ are a critically-acclaimed post-jazz/alternative quartet from London featuring Irene Serra (vocals - Wynton Marsalis, Norma Winstone, US3), Richard Sadler (double bass - founding member of the Neil Cowley Trio), Naadia Sheriff (piano - Yazz Ahmed, Hermeto Pascoal) and Chris Nickolls (drums - Andy Sheppard, Jean Touissant). Described as "EST with vocals", this crossover jazz outfit embrace “the song” as an improvisational framework to move into different – sometimes unexpected - sonic dire... Read More >>
Gauguin - From The National Gallery, London

Tue 15 Oct

14:30 19:30

Gauguin - From The National Gallery, London

This fascinating cinema event opens with a brand-new documentary about the life and work of Paul Gauguin, one of the world’s most popular and important artists. Filmed in Tahiti, France, the Marquesas Islands and the UK, this cinematic film will explore Gauguin’s extraordinary – and at times controversial – artistic achievement, with commentary from his descendants, artists and world experts. It will be followed by an exclusive private view of the National Gallery exhibition Gauguin Portraits... Read More >>
NTLive A Midsummer Night's Dream

Thu 17 Oct

19:00 (RECORDED)

NTLive A Midsummer Night's Dream

A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences. Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx)... Read More >>
ROHLive Don Pasquale

Thu 24 Oct

19:30

ROHLive Don Pasquale

Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedy of domestic drama across two generations. The witty story of a middle-aged man whose supposed young wife runs rings around him – with her own ulterior romantic purpose in mind – has long delighted and surprised audiences, not least as presented with the sparkle of its music and the virtuoso skill of its performers. Damiano Michieletto’s exhilarating production shows how contemporary the characters stil... Read More >>
Northern Ballet - Dracula

Thu 31 Oct

19:15

Northern Ballet - Dracula

With darkly Gothic sets and costumes, Northern Ballet is resurrecting Bram Stoker’s classic horror story for special live screenings in cinemas this Halloween. The haunting tale of passion and immortality is played out through a unique blend of sensuous dancing and gripping theatre - this is ballet with a dramatic bite. Created by Northern Ballet's Artistic Director David Nixon OBE, with atmospheric music by Alfred Schnittke, Arvo Pärt, Michael Daugherty and Sergei Rachmaninov, Dracula is a thri... Read More >>
ROHLive Concerto / Enigma Variations / Raymonda Act III

Tue 5 Nov

19:15

Sat 9 Nov

14:00

ROHLive Concerto / Enigma Variations / Raymonda Act III

From The Royal Ballet’s classical origins in the works of Marius Petipa, to the home-grown choreographers who put British ballet on the world stage, this mixed programme highlights the versatility of the Company. Petipa’s Raymonda Act III is Russian classical ballet summarized in one act, full of sparkle and precise technique, while Ashton’s Enigma Variations is quintessentially British in every way – from its score by Elgar and period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, to Ashton’s signature style... Read More >>
NTLive Hansard

Thu 7 Nov

19:00

NTLive Hansard

See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being... Read More >>
NTLive Present Laughter

Thu 28 Nov

19:00 (RECORDED)

NTLive Present Laughter

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching. Captured live from The Old Vic in Lond... Read More >>
ROHLive Coppélia

Tue 10 Dec

19:15

Sat 14 Dec

12:00

ROHLive Coppélia

A classic returns to The Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia – a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls. The intricate choreography is set to Delibes’ delightful score and shows off the technical precision and comedic timing of the whole Company. Osbert Lancaster’s designs bring a colourful storybook world to life in this Christmas treat for the whole family. Read More >>
ROHLive The Nutcracker

Tue 17 Dec

19:15 (RECORDED)

Sat 21 Dec

14:00 (RECORDED)

ROHLive The Nutcracker

The Royal Ballet's glorious production of The Nutcracker, created by Peter Wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an all-time ballet favourite. It is Christmas Eve and Herr Drosselmeyer the magician sweeps young Clara away on a fantasy adventure in which time is suspended, the family living-room becomes a great battlefield, and a magical journey takes them through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets. Tchaikovsky's glittering score, the gorgeous festive stage designs, and Th... Read More >>
ROHLive The Sleeping Beauty

Thu 16 Jan

19:15

ROHLive The Sleeping Beauty

This production of The Sleeping Beauty has been delighting audiences in Covent Garden since 1946. A classic of Russian ballet, it established The Royal Ballet both in its new home after World War II and as a world-class company. Sixty years later, in 2006, the original staging was revived, returning Oliver Messel’s wonderful designs and glittering costumes to the stage. Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score and Marius Petipa’s original choreography beautifully combine with sections create... Read More >>
ROHLive La bohéme

Wed 29 Jan

19:45

ROHLive La bohéme

Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself wept. Richard Jones’s character-led production perfectly captures La bohème’s mixture of comedy, romance and tragedy, with striking designs by Stewart Laing. The cast features some of the greatest interpreters of Puccini’s bohemian lovers performing ... Read More >>
ROHLive Marston & Scarlett World Premieres

Tue 25 Feb

19:15

ROHLive Marston & Scarlett World Premieres

Choreographer Cathy Marston is previously an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and much in demand internationally. The inspiration for her first work for The Royal Ballet Main Stage is the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pré. A new work by Liam Scarlett, The Royal Ballet’s Artist in Residence, provides the second part of the programme. Read More >>
ROHLive Fidelio

Tue 17 Mar

19:15

ROHLive Fidelio

Beethoven’s only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph. In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann plays the political prisoner Florestan, and Lise Davidsen his wife Leonore (disguised as ‘Fidelio’) who daringly sets out to rescue him. Set in strong counterpoint are the ingredients of domestic intrigue, determined love and the cruelty of an oppressive regime. The music is transcendent throughout and includes the famous Act I Quartet, the Prisone... Read More >>
ROHLive Swan Lake

Wed 1 Apr

19:15

ROHLive Swan Lake

Liam Scarlett’s glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first revival. While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scarlett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’s magnificent designs breathe new life into what is arguably the best-known and most-loved classical ballet. The entire Company shines in this eternal tale of doomed love, a masterpiece filled with iconic moments. Tchaikovsky’s first score for ballet soars with its symphonic sweep and co... Read More >>
ROHLive Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci

Tue 21 Apr

19:00

ROHLive Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci

Two opera classics are drawn together in this wonderfully observed re-creation of life in a south Italian village as a travelling theatre visits and emotions erupt. The award-winning production by Damiano Michieletto presents vividly the fast-moving, shocking events brought about by secret love and uncontrollable jealousy. The music is full of Italianate melody in the great choruses that bring the villagers together in celebration and revelry, alongside the solo arias and tense confrontations t... Read More >>
ROHLive The Dante Project

Thu 28 May

19:15

ROHLive The Dante Project

Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of light. The poem was inspired by the agony of Dante’s own exile, and traces his path from crisis to revelation guided by his literary hero Virgil and his lost love Beatrice. In this new work, The Royal Ballet’s trailblazing Resident Choreographer... Read More >>
ROHLive Elektra

Thu 18 Jun

19:45

ROHLive Elektra

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning director Christof Loy. This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother driven to madness, has provoked critics to lively debate and both shocked and excited audiences since its 1909 premiere. Antonio Pappano conducts music that combines violence with moments of exquisite tenderness in his first Strauss interpretation for The Royal Opera since 2002. The outst... Read More >>