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  • Royal Shakespeare Company: Cymbeline
  • Event Date: Wednesday 28 September
  • Duration: TBC
  • Cymbeline is a ruler of a divided Britain. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him. But a powerful figure behind the throne is plotti.. more

  • Live Comedy on Stage
  • Event Date: Saturday 01 October
  • 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 Royal Opera: Norma
  • Event Date: Sunday 02 October
  • Duration: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • This new production of Norma for The Royal Opera is distinguished by a superlative cast of internationally renowned singers. Bellini’s classic bel canto opera is full of wonderful melodies and o.. more
  • Supersonic
  • Event Date: Sunday 02 October
  • Duration: 1 hours 57 minutes
  • From award-winning director Mat Whitecross, SUPERSONIC tells the remarkable story of iconic band Oasis – in their own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive, SUPERSONIC charts the meteor.. more
  • The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years
  • Event Date: Monday 03 October
  • Duration: 2 hours 18 minutes
  • From Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard comes a special cinematic event - an extraordinary insight into the touring years of the biggest band in history, The Beatles. With exclusive and unseen .. more
  • The Australian Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
  • Event Date: Tuesday 04 October
  • Duration: 2 hours 25 minutes
  • Fairies, a prince and a spell-shattering kiss: David McAllister’s new production of The Sleeping Beauty takes history’s most loved fairy tale into the modern age, with lavish sets and cost.. more
  • The Metropolitan Opera: Tristan und Isolde
  • Event Date: Saturday 08 October
  • Duration: 5 hours 15 minutes
  • Tristan und Isolde opens the Met season in a new production by Mariusz Treliński (the director responsible for last season’s double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle), and will be .. more

  • My Scientology Movie
  • Event Date: Monday 10 October
  • Duration: 1 hours 37 minutes
  • With a lifetime of experience dealing with eccentric, unpalatable and unexpected human behaviour, the unassuming Louis Theroux won’t take no for an answer when his request to enter the Church.. more

  • Royal Shakespeare Company: King Lear
  • Event Date: Wednesday 12 October
  • Duration: TBC
  • King Lear has ruled for many years. As age begins to overtake him, he decides to divide his kingdom amongst his children, living out his days without the burden of power. Misjudging his children&rs.. more

  • Bolshoi Ballet: The Golden Age
  • Event Date: Sunday 16 October
  • Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • In a seaside town where business and the Mafia are flourishing, the Golden Age cabaret is the favourite nightly haunt of dancers, bandits and young revellers. The young fisherman Boris falls in love w.. more
  • Miss Saigon
  • Event Date: Sunday 16 October
  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
  • The legendary Miss Saigon, in cinemas for one night only. This spectacular, sell-out 25th Anniversary Gala Performance of the global stage sensation also features appearances by the original cast incl.. more
  • The Royal Opera: Cosi Fan Tutte
  • Event Date: Monday 17 October
  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
  • For this new production, director Jan Philipp Gloger creates a richly theatrical world as the playground for this quirky comedy, where two men try to woo each other’s partners for a bet. .. more

  • The Metropolitan Opera: Don Giovanni
  • Event Date: Saturday 22 October
  • Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Three charismatic singers, Simon Keenlyside, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Mariusz Kwiecien, share the role of the title hero, who goes to hell in a dazzling coup de théâtre. The ensemble of grea.. more
  • The Royal Opera House: Cosi Fan Tutte ENCORE
  • Event Date: Sunday 23 October
  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
  • For this new production, director Jan Philipp Gloger creates a richly theatrical world as the playground for this quirky comedy, where two men try to woo each other’s partners for a bet. Do.. more
  • Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer
  • Event Date: Thursday 27 October
  • Duration: 3 hours 00 minutes
  • Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment. more
  • Bolshoi Ballet: The Bright Stream
  • Event Date: Sunday 06 November
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • During harvest festival on a collective farm, a visiting dance troupe reunites a ballerina with her childhood friend, Zina. In order to teach her unfaithful husband a lesson, Zina, the ballerina an.. more

  • The Royal Opera: Les Contes d'Hoffmann
  • Event Date: Tuesday 15 November
  • Duration: TBC
  • At the centre of these extraordinary tales of clockwork dolls, magical glasses, ghostly voices and sensual courtesans is the vivid imagination of the drunken Romantic poet Hoffmann. Charismatic young .. more
  • Alan Bennett's Diaries Live
  • Event Date: Wednesday 16 November
  • Duration: 2 hours 00 minutes
  • This unmissable live event will take a candid look into the mind of Alan Bennett, Britain's best-loved writer, who, at 82, shows no signs of slowing down. The event will include a screening of Alan Be.. more
  • Andre Rieu: Christmas with Andre
  • Event Date: Saturday 19 November
  • Duration: 2 hours 10 minutes
  • André Rieu: Christmas with André - a festive celebration, featuring a never before seen 90 minute recorded Christmas concert, packed with all the favourites including Hallelu.. more

  • The Australian Ballet: Cinderella
  • Event Date: Wednesday 23 November
  • Duration: 2 hours 05 minutes
  • Witty, vibrant, glamorous and romantic, Alexei Ratmansky’s Cinderella will sweep you off your feet. Hailed as “effervescent and fun as festive champagne” [Daily Telegraph] and &ldquo.. more
  • Andre Rieu: Christmas with Andre ENCORE
  • Event Date: Sunday 27 November
  • Duration: TBC
  • André Rieu: Christmas with André - a festive celebration, featuring a never before seen 90 minute recorded Christmas concert, packed with all the favourites including Hallelujah, Jing.. more

  • Teatro alla Scala: Madama Butterfly
  • Event Date: Wednesday 07 December
  • Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Madame Bufferly first saw the light of day in La Scala in February 1904, and was hotly contested. It quickly became a hugely popular opera with performers and audiences alike, and remains one of Pu.. more

  • The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker
  • Event Date: Thursday 08 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 Metropolitan Opera: L'Amour de Loin
  • Event Date: Saturday 10 December
  • Duration: 3 hours 00 minutes
  • Jaufré Rudel, Prince of Blaye, is tired of the life of pleasure led by the young people of his rank. He yearns for a different, distant love, but he is resigned to the idea that he will never f.. more
  • The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker Encore
  • Event Date: Sunday 11 December
  • Duration: 1 hours 49 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, it opens with the Christmas f.. more
  • The Three Tenors Christmas
  • Event Date: Wednesday 14 December
  • Duration: 1 hours 20 minutes
  • The Three Tenors capture the joy and spirit of the season with their first ever Christmas concert, live from Vienna, featuring performances of international season favorites by the best-selling and wo.. more
  • National Theatre Live: No Man's Land
  • Event Date: Thursday 15 December
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man's Land. 

    Two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinki.. more

  • Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker
  • Event Date: Saturday 31 December
  • Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • On Christmas Eve, Marie's godfather, Drosselmeyer, gives her a strange toy: a wooden nutcracker carved in the shape of a little man. At midnight, when the celebrations are over, all the toys magically.. more
  • The Metropolitan Opera: Nabucco
  • Event Date: Saturday 07 January
  • Duration: 3 hours 05 minutes
  • The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determi.. more
  • Teatro alla Scala: Coppelia
  • Event Date: Sunday 15 January
  • Duration: 2 hours 17 minutes
  • This 19th century classic is an enchanting tale about a mechanical doll made by the toy-maker Dr. Coppelius. The doll is so life-like that some believe she is his daughter and the mistake leads to .. more

  • The Metropolitan Opera: Romeo et Juliette
  • Event Date: Saturday 21 January
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo return to the Met as opera’s classic lovers, in Gounod’s lush Shakespeare adaptation. The production, by director Bartlett Sher, has already won acclai.. more

  • Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
  • Event Date: Sunday 22 January
  • Duration: 2 hours 25 minutes
  • At the christening of princess Aurora, the evil fairy Carabosse throws a terrible curse upon her and predicts that she will prick her finger and die on her sixteenth birthday. Fortunately, the Lilac.. more
  • The Royal Opera: Il trovatore
  • Event Date: Tuesday 31 January
  • Duration: TBC
  • Il trovatore is one of the great operas of the Romantic period, a story of passion and blood, love and vengeance, disaster and murder. Fire and snow in the landscape echo the cruelty and love of the .. more
  • The Royal Ballet: Woolf Works
  • Event Date: Wednesday 08 February
  • Duration: TBC
  • The pioneering literary work of Virginia Woolf is the inspiration for multi-award-winning choreographer Wayne McGregor's brilliant triptych for The Royal Ballet. McGregor combines themes from three of.. more
  • National Theatre Live: Saint Joan
  • Event Date: Thursday 16 February
  • Duration: 4 hours 00 minutes
  • Josie Rourke (Coriolanus, Les Liaisons Dangereuses) directs Gemma Arterton (Gemma Bovery, Nell Gwynn, Made in Dagenham) as Joan of Arc in the Donmar Warehouse production.
    Bernard Shaw’s c.. more
  • The Metropolitan Opera: Rusalka
  • Event Date: Saturday 25 February
  • Duration: 4 hours 05 minutes
  • Kristine Opolais stars in the role that helped launch her international career, the mythical Rusalka, who sings the haunting “Song to the Moon.” Mary Zimmerman brings her wondrous theat.. more

  • The Royal Opera House: The Sleeping Beauty
  • Event Date: Tuesday 28 February
  • Duration: 3 hours 00 minutes
  • The Sleeping Beauty is the pinnacle of classical ballet: a perfect marriage of Petipa's choreography, Tchaikovsky's music and a glorious challenge for every dancer onstage. It is also The Royal Ballet.. more
  • The Royal Opera House: The Sleeping Beauty ENCORE
  • Event Date: Sunday 05 March
  • Duration: 2 hours 50 minutes
  • The Sleeping Beauty is the pinnacle of classical ballet: a perfect marriage of Petipa's choreography, Tchaikovsky's music and a glorious challenge for every dancer onstage. It is also The Royal Ballet.. more
  • National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler
  • Event Date: Thursday 09 March
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Hedda (Ruth Wilson) and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her o.. more

  • The Metropolitan Opera: La Traviata
  • Event Date: Saturday 11 March
  • Duration: 2 hours 55 minutes
  • Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, a role in which she triumphed on the Met stage in 2015, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfred.. more

  • Teatro Regio di Torino: Manon Lescaut
  • Event Date: Tuesday 14 March
  • Duration: TBC
  • María José Siri and Gregory Kunde star as the ill-fated lovers at the centre of Manon Lescaut, Puccini’s passionate adaptation of the classic novel about a free-spirited country girl who be.. more

  • The Metropolitan Opera: Idomeneo
  • Event Date: Saturday 25 March
  • Duration: 4 hours 20 minutes
  • Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by Music Director James Levine. The superb ensemble includes Matthew Polenzani as.. more
  • The Royal Opera: Madama Butterfly
  • Event Date: Thursday 30 March
  • Duration: TBC
  • The exotic imagery of the Nagasaki setting is drawn from 19th-century Western artists' romanticized views of Japan. Puccini's music brings alive the birdsong of the morning, the ritual of a wedding an.. more
  • The Royal Ballet: Jewels
  • Event Date: Tuesday 11 April
  • Duration: TBC
  • George Balanchine's evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic. The French Romantic music of Faure provides the impetus for the subtlety and lyricism of 'E.. more
  • The Royal Ballet: Jewels ENCORE
  • Event Date: Sunday 16 April
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • George Balanchine's evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic. The French Romantic music of Faure provides the impetus for the subtlety and lyricism of 'E.. more
  • The Australian Ballet: Coppelia
  • Event Date: Wednesday 19 April
  • Duration: TBC
  • A sparkling tale of magic and mischief, Coppélia has everything a good story ballet should: a touch of enchantment, a dash of romance and masses of sumptuous costumes. Swanilda and Franz are in.. more
  • The Metropolitan Opera: Eugene Onegin
  • Event Date: Saturday 22 April
  • Duration: 4 hours 00 minutes
  • Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Tatiana.. more
  • The Metropolitan Opera: Der Rosenkavalier
  • Event Date: Saturday 13 May
  • Duration: 4 hours 50 minutes
  • The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen, the director behind the Met&rsq.. more

  • The Royal Ballet: The Dream/Symphonic Variations/Marguerite and Armand
  • Event Date: Wednesday 07 June
  • Duration: TBC
  • This gorgeous mixed programme demonstrates the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet. more
  • Teatro alla Scala: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail
  • Event Date: Monday 19 June
  • Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Mozart found inspiration for this opera from a popular farce of his day about two pairs of European lovers, one noble and the other their servants, who are trying to escape from the harem of a Turk.. more

  • The Royal Opera: Otello
  • Event Date: Wednesday 28 June
  • Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
  • 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 .. more

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