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  • Live Comedy on Stage
  • Event Date: Saturday 25 April
  • Duration: TBC
  • Showcase Coventry presents the best in live stand-up comedy, on stage every Saturday night. Set in the unique Showcase Live auditorium, you can laugh the night away with friends, family and colleagues.. more
  • The Metropolitan Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci
  • Event Date: Saturday 25 April
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar (Giulio Cesare, Maria Stuarda, Il Trovatore), who sets the verismo action across t.. more
  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: Julius Caesar
  • Event Date: Thursday 30 April
  • Duration: 2 hours 46 minutes
  • When Caesar returns to Rome from the wars a virtual dictator, Brutus and his republican friends resolve that his ambition must be curbed -- which in Rome can mean only one thing: the great general mus.. more
  • The Royal Opera House: La Fille Mal Gardee
  • Event Date: Tuesday 05 May
  • Duration: 2 hours 11 minutes
  • With its origins in a work first seen in Bordeaux in 1789, La Fille mal garde had been staged by several choreographers in the 19th century. Frederick Ashton brought the work into the 20th century and.. more
  • The Royal Opera House: La Fille Mal Gardee
  • Event Date: Sunday 10 May
  • Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Based on an 1828 French ballet of the same name and inspired by choreographer Frederick Ashton's love of the Suffolk countryside, La Fille mal garde is one of the choreographer's most joyous creations.. more
  • National Theatre Live: Man and Superman
  • Event Date: Thursday 14 May
  • Duration: 4 hours 00 minutes
  • Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic. A romantic comedy, an ep.. more

  • English National Opera: The Pirates of Penzance
  • Event Date: Tuesday 19 May
  • Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Live via satellite from the London Coliseum. Guaranteed to be a major event, Mike Leigh (Palme d’Or winner and five times Oscar nominee) directs his first ever opera for the stage.  Gilb.. more

  • Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry V
  • Event Date: Thursday 21 May
  • Duration: TBC
  • Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people. more

  • Antony and Cleopatra (Stratford Festival)
  • Event Date: Thursday 21 May
  • Duration: 2 hours 50 minutes
  • The steamy story of a midlife affair that shook the foundations of the ancient world comes to vivid life in the Stratford Festival production of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra, starring Gera.. more
  • The Impressionists - Exhibition On Screen
  • Event Date: Tuesday 26 May
  • Duration: 1 hours 31 minutes
  • They are the world’s most popular artists. The works of Cezanne, Monet, Degas and their compatriots fetch tens of millions of dollars. But just who were they really? Why and how did they paint? .. more
  • Laurel & Hardy Double Bill: Sons of the Desert & County Hospital
  • Event Date: Monday 01 June
  • Duration: TBC
  • It's time to introduce the next generation to Laurel and Hardy. To coincide with the 125 year anniversary of Stan Laurel's birth, we’re hosting a fantastic double bill featuring Sons of the D.. more

  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: The Duchess of Malfi
  • Event Date: Thursday 04 June
  • Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes
  • The widowed DUCHESS OF MALFI longs to marry her lover, the steward Antonio. But her rancorous brothers, Ferdinand and the Cardinal, are implacably opposed to the match. When their spy, Bosola, discove.. more
  • National Theater presents London Road: The Live Film Premiere
  • Event Date: Tuesday 09 June
  • Duration: TBC
  • Hailed as a remarkable, groundbreaking work during two sell-out runs at the National Theatre, the feature film adaptation of LONDON ROAD reunites the award-winning team, with a script by Alecky Blythe.. more
  • The Royal Opera House: La Boheme
  • Event Date: Wednesday 10 June
  • Duration: 2 hours 42 minutes
  • The most popular opera of all returns in one of The Royal Opera’s best loved stagings, regularly revived since its opening night in 1974 – and now being seen for the very last time. John C.. more
  • The Royal Opera House: La Boheme ENCORE
  • Event Date: Sunday 14 June
  • Duration: 2 hours 50 minutes
  • The most popular opera of all returns in one of The Royal Opera’s best loved stagings, regularly revived since its opening night in 1974 – and now being seen for the very last time. John C.. more
  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: Antony & Cleopatra
  • Event Date: Thursday 18 June
  • Duration: 2 hours 58 minutes
  • Cleopatra, the alluring and fascinatingly ambiguous Queen of Egypt, has bewitched the great Mark Antony, soldier, campaigner and now one of the three rulers of the Roman Empire. When Antony quarrels w.. more
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Event Date: Sunday 21 June
  • Duration: 2 hours 28 minutes
  • From the director of The Lion King, Julie Taymor (Frida, The Magic Flute), comes a cinematic experience of the much heralded and sold-out production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with m.. more
  • English National Opera: Carmen
  • Event Date: Wednesday 01 July
  • Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Live via satellite from the London Coliseum. Probably the most popular opera in the world.  Carmen scandalised its earliest audiences with its raw depiction of lust in 19th-century Seville. &n.. more

  • The Royal Opera House: Guillaume Tell
  • Event Date: Sunday 05 July
  • Duration: 4 hours 00 minutes
  • Opening with what is arguably the most exciting of all operatic overtures, Rossini’s final opera helped to lay the foundations of the genre of French grand opéra that dominated European s.. more
  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: The Comedy of Errors
  • Event Date: Thursday 09 July
  • Duration: 2 hours 26 minutes
  • Take one pair of estranged twin brothers (both called Antipholus), and one pair of estranged twin servants (both called Dromio), keep them in ignorance of each other and throw them into a city with a .. more
  • The Royal Opera House: Guillaume Tell ENCORE
  • Event Date: Sunday 12 July
  • Duration: TBC
  • Opening with what is arguably the most exciting of all operatic overtures, Rossini’s final opera helped to lay the foundations of the genre of French grand opéra that dominated European s.. more
  • National Theatre Live: Everyman
  • Event Date: Thursday 16 July
  • Duration: 1 hours 30 minutes
  • Everyman is successful, popular and riding high when Death comes calling. He is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to speak in hi.. more
  • Andre Rieu's 2015 Maastricht Concert
  • Event Date: Saturday 18 July
  • Duration: TBC
  • This year is the 11th consecutive year of André Rieu's traditional summer evening concerts, staged on the most romantic city square in The Netherlands: the Vrijthof in Maastricht! Be prepared f.. more
  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre: The Merchant of Venice
  • Event Date: Wednesday 22 July
  • Duration: TBC
  • In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all, as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be made. With the gold .. more
  • Royal Shakespeare Company: Othello
  • Event Date: Wednesday 26 August
  • Duration: TBC
  • Othello is the greatest general of his age. A fearsome warrior, loving husband and revered defender of Venice against its enemies. But he is al.. more

  • The Royal Ballet: Romeo & Juliet
  • Event Date: Tuesday 22 September
  • Duration: 3 hours 00 minutes
  • Kenneth MacMillan’s famous version of Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy set to Prokofiev’s magnificent score returns to open the 2015/16 Royal Op.. more

  • The Royal Opera: Le Nozze Di Figaro
  • Event Date: Monday 05 October
  • Duration: 3 hours 25 minutes
  • Often considered a perfect opera, Le nozze di Figaro represents Mozart’s genius at its most lively and delightful. Based on a play that was originally ban.. more

  • The Importance of Being Earnest LIVE
  • Event Date: Thursday 08 October
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Don't miss Olivier Award winner and Poirot star David Suchet as the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's much loved masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest which will be broadcast LIVE to ci.. more
  • National Theatre Live: Hamlet
  • Event Date: Thursday 15 October
  • Duration: 4 hours 00 minutes
  • Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Dire.. more
  • The Royal Ballet: Carmen/Viscera/Afternoon of a Faun/Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux
  • Event Date: Thursday 12 November
  • Duration: 3 hours 00 minutes
  • Enjoy four short ballets in one evening with this quadruple programme from The Royal Ballet. Carlos Acosta focuses o.. more

  • The Royal Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci
  • Event Date: Thursday 10 December
  • Duration: 3 hours 00 minutes
  • These two short Italian operas are each regarded as the composers’ masterpiece, and are brought together in a new staging by award-winning director Damian.. more

  • The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker
  • Event Date: Wednesday 16 December
  • Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Christmas simply wouldn’t be Christmas without The Royal Ballet’s classic production of The Nutcracker. Loosely based on a story by E.T.A. Hoffmann,.. more

  • The Royal Ballet: Two Pigeons/Rhapsody
  • Event Date: Tuesday 26 January
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • This delightful Frederick Ashton double bill opens with his setting of Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, using the music’s dark turbul.. more

  • The Royal Opera: La Traviata
  • Event Date: Thursday 04 February
  • Duration: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • La Traviata is regarded as one of Verdi’s finest operas, and Richard Eyre’s traditional staging, is one of The Royal Opera’s most popular prod.. more

  • The Royal Opera: Boris Godunov
  • Event Date: Monday 21 March
  • Duration: 3 hours 00 minutes
  • Richard Jones and Antonio Pappano renew their creative collaboration with this new production of Musorgsky’s historical masterpiece, here seen in its comp.. more

  • The Royal Ballet: Giselle
  • Event Date: Wednesday 06 April
  • Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Giselle is the quintessential Romantic classic, a love affair that begins in the real world and continues beyond the grave. The ballet’s title role also o.. more

  • The Royal Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor
  • Event Date: Monday 25 April
  • Duration: 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Lucia di Lammermoor tells the story of an ongoing feud between two families in 17thcentury Scotland that has terrible consequences for two young lovers.. It con.. more

  • The Royal Ballet: Frankenstein
  • Event Date: Wednesday 18 May
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Royal Ballet Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett has chosen Mary Shelley’s gothic classic Frankenstein as the basis for his first full-length narrative ball.. more

  • The Royal Opera: Werther
  • Event Date: Monday 27 June
  • Duration: 3 hours 00 minutes
  • Based on Goethe’s novel The Sorrows of Young Werther,, Massenet’s opera tells the story of the poet Werther’s hopeless love for Charlotte, who.. more

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