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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (PG)
Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
Friday 24 Oct 201410:0012:0014:0016:00
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Alice's Adventures In Wonderland Live (12A AL)
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 things get curiouser and curiouser. On her journeys through Wonderland Alice encounters countless strange creatures. She's swept off her feet by the charming Knave of Hearts, on the run for stealing the tarts. Confusion piles upon confusion until Alice wakes with a start. Was it all a daydream?
Tuesday 16 Dec 201419:15
Sunday 28 Dec 201414:00
Andre Rieu Vrijtoft Maastricht (12A AL)
CinemaLive are excited to announce the UK re-release of this record-breaking concert! For One Day only

This is the 10th Anniversary of André Rieu’s traditional summer evening concerts, staged on the most romantic city square in The Netherlands: the Vrijthof in Maastricht! Prepare for emotions to soar during one of the most extraordinary concerts of the year as the maestro puts on a magnificent spectacle during this very special anniversary edition of his much-loved concerts.

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of Waltz works his magic to present an unforgettable evening full of humour, music and emotion for every age. Be swept away with the icredible atmosphere, which attracts audiences from every corner of the globe, who come together to share and experience beautiful music, song, laughter, dancing and a few tears!

The dramatic and alluring medieval square is transformed into a romantic open-air concert, featuring André and his famous 60 piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, along with many famous guest artists, soloists, light shows and spectacular fireworks. André said: "My 10th Anniversary hometown concert is very dear to my heart and I wish everyone could be here to help us celebrate. However, if you can't join us in Maastricht, I hope I can touch your heart by bringing this special evening to you, on the big screen in your local cinema."

The concert is approximately 3hrs 05 mins including a 15 minute interval.

Spoken parts in English and Dutch with some English subtitles supplied.

Sunday 2 Nov 201419:45
Andrea Chenier Live (12A AL)
The poet Andrea Chénier and the servant Carlo Gérard both love the young aristocrat Maddalena. When Maddalena loses everything in the French Revolution, Chénier offers her protection, and so incites the envy of Gérard, now a powerful official. Chénier is arrested during the Terror. Gérard, spurred by his jealousy, condemns him. Maddalena makes a desperate appeal, and Gérard tries, too late, to defend Chénier. Gérard helps Maddalena to join Chénier in prison, and the lovers face the guillotine together.
Thursday 29 Jan 201519:15
Annabelle (15)
"ANNABELLE" WARNING: STROBE LIGHTS All customers, especially those who are particularly sensitive to flickering strobe light sources, are advised that some scenes in this film: "ANNABELLE", contain strobe light effects. Those who may be affected should take appropriate action." A couple begin to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists.
Thursday 23 Oct 201414:0016:1518:3020:45
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Behind The Beautiful Forevers NTL (12A AL)
Meera Syal (The Kumars, Goodness Gracious Me, Rafta Rafta at the National) returns to the National Theatre, directed by Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road). Pulizter Prize-winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents. From her uncompromising book, winner of the National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2012, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale. India is surging with global ambition. But beyond the luxury hotels surrounding Mumbai airport lies a makeshift slum, full of people with plans of their own. Zehrunisa and her son Abdul aim to recycle enough rubbish to fund a proper house. Sunil, twelve and stunted, wants to eat until he’s as tall as Kalu the thief. Asha seeks to steal government anti-poverty funds to turn herself into a ‘first-class person’, while her daughter Manju intends to become the slum’s first female graduate. But their schemes are fragile; global recession threatens the garbage trade, and another slum-dweller is about to make an accusation that will destroy herself and shatter the neighbourhood.
Thursday 12 Mar 201519:00
Berlin Philharmonic New Years Eve Gala (12A AL)
Wednesday 31 Dec 201416:30
Book Of Life 2D (U)
Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.
Friday 24 Oct 201412:00
Saturday 25 Oct 201412:00
Sunday 26 Oct 201412:00
Monday 27 Oct 201412:00
Tuesday 28 Oct 201412:00
Wednesday 29 Oct 201412:00
Thursday 30 Oct 201412:00
Book Of Life 3D (U)
Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.
Friday 24 Oct 201410:0014:1016:20
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Thursday 30 Oct 201410:0014:1016:20
Der Fliegende Hollander (12A AL)
The Flying Dutchman has been cursed for eternity. Once every seven years he is allowed to come ashore to seek redemption. He may have found it in Senta, a woman who longs for escape from her dreary life. Senta accepts the Dutchman's offer of marriage. But the Dutchman wrongly suspects her of unfaithfulness. Thinking he's protecting her, he leaves to resume his endless voyaging. Senta is left alone.
Tuesday 24 Feb 201519:15
Dolphin Tale 2 2D (U)
The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Thursday 23 Oct 201411:3013:4516:00
Friday 24 Oct 201410:00
Saturday 25 Oct 201410:00
Sunday 26 Oct 201410:00
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Tuesday 28 Oct 201410:00
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Thursday 30 Oct 201410:00
Dracula Untold (15)
The origin story of the man who becomes Dracula.
Thursday 23 Oct 201421:00
ENO - Carmen (12A AL)
English National Opera presents - Carmen, Justina Gringyte stars in the first revival of Calixto Bieito's acclaimed production of Bizet's fiery opera, broadcast live in stunning HD. Young solider Jose is so entranced by sultry gypsy temptress Carmen (Justina Gringyte) that he deserts the army. But Carmen subsequently falls for glamorous, dashing toreador Escamillo. Arguably the world's most popular opera, Bizet's red-blooded depiction of lust and tragedy scandalised early audiences. First staged at the London Coliseum in 2012, Catalan director Calixto Bieito's fresh, bold and hugely acclaimed production updates the setting to the dying days of Franco's Spain. In Bieito's 'Carmen', those gorgeous melodies and red hot Spanish rhythms soundtrack a steamy battle of the sexes fought out in the evocative arena of the Spanish bullring. Mezzo soprano Justina Gringyte makes her ENO role debut as Carmen in this revival of a staging that was hailed by The Guardian as "intelligent, persuasive and intense".
Wednesday 1 Jul 201519:30
ENO - La Traviata (12A AL)
English National Opera presents - La traviata tells the moving story of how the beautiful but fragile courtesan Violetta is coerced into sacrificing her one hope of personal happiness for the sake of her lover’s reputation. A tragic and resonant tale of society and morality, Verdi’s masterpiece combines compelling characters with hugely powerful, moving and instantly recognisable melodies, making it one of the most emotionally engaging and popular operas of all time. Peter Konwitschny’s celebrated production returns to ENO, cutting to the very heart of the opera’s themes of passionate love and tragic death with a modern and uncluttered staging, and a running time of less than two hours.
Wednesday 11 Mar 201519:30
ENO - Pirates of Penzance (12A AL)
English National Opera presents - Pirates of Penzance, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh makes his operatic directorial debut with Gilbert and Sullivan's much-loved comic masterpiece. Having been mistakenly apprenticed to a band of soft-hearted Cornish pirates, Frederic is released at the age of 21. He soon meets and falls for the lovely Mabel, daughter of Major-General Stanley. But the Pirate King subsequently realises that Frederic technically has another 63 years to serve! 'The Pirates of Penzance' is one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular comic operas. Among its wonderful musical numbers are 'A Policeman's Lot is Not a Happy One' and 'I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General'. Seven times Oscar-nominated director Mike Leigh has always been a huge Gilbert and Sullivan fan - in fact, his 1999 film 'Topsy-Turvy' explored their working relationship. Now Leigh joins the likes of Terry Gilliam and Mike Figgis in the impressive list of filmmakers who have been lured to tackle opera at the London Coliseum.
Tuesday 19 May 201519:30
Frankenstein - Cumberbatch as creature (15)
Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (12 Years A Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Mansfield Park) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation. In this version Benedict Cumberbatch plays the creature.
Thursday 30 Oct 201420:00
Frankenstein - Jonny Lee Miller as Creature (15)
Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (12 Years A Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Mansfield Park) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation. In this version Jonny Lee Miller plays the creature.
Monday 3 Nov 201419:00
Fury (15)
April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Out-numbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.
Thursday 23 Oct 201417:30
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Gone Girl (18)
With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Thursday 23 Oct 201420:15
Friday 24 Oct 201420:15
Saturday 25 Oct 201420:15
Sunday 26 Oct 201420:15
Tuesday 28 Oct 201420:15
Wednesday 29 Oct 201420:15
Guardian Live: In Conversation with Russell Brand (15)
Guardian Live: In Conversation with Russell Brand

Russell Brand, one of our most controversial public figures, talks to the Guardian's Owen Jones about why he thinks revolution isn't just possible, but inevitable. In his new book, the writer and comedian argues that the system isn't working, that our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties are all pointlessly similar. Is there another way or is this just 'the way things are'?

Now drawing on the likes of Orwell and Piketty, he sets out his ideas for a brighter, fairer society.

Thursday 23 Oct 201419:00
Guillaume Tell Live (12A AL)
The Swiss hero William Tell longs to liberate his people from the cruel Austrian occupation. When he helps a Swiss prisoner escape Austrian justice he comes to the attention of the governor Gesler – who sadistically forces Tell to shoot an apple off his son's head. As Tell is arrested his fellow revolutionaries, led by the young patriot Arnold and his Austrian lover Mathilde, gather forces to fight for Swiss liberty. Tell escapes in time to lead the victorious uprising.
Sunday 5 Jul 201514:45
Hockney: Live from LA (12A AL)
An exclusive gala screening of the highly anticipated new feature HOCKNEY, followed by an in-depth conversation with David Hockney from his Los Angeles studio, broadcast live into cinemas.

HOCKNEY is the definitive exploration of one of the most important artists of his generation. For the first time, David Hockney has given unprecedented access to his personal archive of photographs and films, resulting in a frank and unparalleled visual diary of his long life.

This exclusive preview at cinemas around the country, will be followed by a satellite Q&A with David Hockney live from his studio in LA

Tuesday 25 Nov 201419:00
How To Train Your Dragon 2 3D (PG)
When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.
Thursday 30 Oct 201410:30
I Due Foscari Live (12A AL)
Jacopo Foscari, son of the Doge of Venice, is convicted of murder and treason. His wife Lucrezia is sure of his innocence. But the Doge, trapped by the machinations of a corrupt city, is forced to make a terrible decision. The Doge is presented with a deathbed confession that confirms Jacopo's innocence; that moment, a horrified Lucrezia brings news of Jacopo's death. The Council of Ten demands the Doge's resignation. As the bells of St Mark’s sound, he falls lifeless to the ground.
Monday 27 Oct 201419:15
Interstellar (TBC)
A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Thursday 6 Nov 201419:45
Friday 7 Nov 201419:45
Ivan The Terrible (12A AL)
As young Ivan IV is crowned, he has to choose one of the 13 Boyar daughters to be his wife and tsarina. He selects Anastasia, and the two eventually fall deeply in love. When the Boyars plot against him and poison his beloved wife, Tsar Ivan finds himself surrounded by enemies. Haunted by dark thoughts and phantoms, he slowly sinks into madness. Drawing on the music composed by Prokofiev for the 1944 Eisenstein film, Ivan the Terrible is a work in the true Bolshoi style. Yuri Grigorovich's powerful and fascinating epic dramatises Ivan the Terrible's controversial reign, and portrays events in 16th-century Russia in visually stunning scenes. His choreography, full of vigour, strength and wild jumps, also includes great grace and fragility in the female roles. Sensitive classical and powerful character dance blend to create a lyrical epic, rich in the colours of medieval Russia. Recently revived, Ivan the Terrible is an essential part of the company's repertoire, a 20th-century classic and a wonderful theatrical experience. Music by Sergei Prokofiev originally composed for the Sergei Eisenstein film (1944) Original choreography by Yuri Grigorovich (1975) Revived for his re-entry in the Bolshoi’s repertoire in November 2012 A historical ballet = a rarity in the classical repertoire A unique lyrical epic which recounts the life of Czar Ivan the Terrible in 16 th century Russia A “powerful choreographic fresco” full of vigor, strength and energy (Yuri Grigorovich’s trademark) A ballet rarely seen on stage enhanced by the unparallelled Bolshoi dancers’ ability to interpret character roles A 20th century classic and a unique theatrical experience
Sunday 19 Apr 201516:00
JOHN (18)
JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for 18yrs+.

Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre.

DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television, which have garnered over 50 national and international awards.

The company's new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience.

Lloyd Newson, DV8's Artistic Director, interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love and sex. One of those men was John.

What emerged was a story that is both extraordinary and touching. Years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive lead John on a search in which his life converges with others, in an unexpected place, unknown by most.

Don't miss this eagerly anticipated new production, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

Tuesday 9 Dec 201420:00
L'Elisir D'Amore Live (12A AL)
Nemorino, a naive village boy, is besotted with Adina, a farm owner. She rejects his declarations of love. Fortunately, Doctor Dulcamara is on hand with a 'love potion' to help him win her heart. Adina seems to remain immune to Dulcamara's potion (nothing more magical than red wine) and agrees to marry the boastful Sergeant Belcore. But she finally realizes she cares for Nemorino and admits her love. All rejoice – Dulcamara most of all, as he celebrates the proven power of his potion.
Wednesday 26 Nov 201419:15
La Bayadere (12A AL)
When the beautiful dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor meet in secret, they swear eternal mutual fidelity. However, the High Brahmin, who is also in love with Nikiya, overhears them. He rushes to reveal their secret to the Rajah, who has decided that Solor will marry his beloved daughter Gamzatti. La Bayadère (the word refers to an Indian temple dancer) is a key work in the classical repertoire, and this is a magnificent production. The story of impossible love between Nikiya and Solor is set against the backdrop of a lush, mysterious India. Marius Petipa's choreography, here in a new scenic version by Yuri Grigorovich, is exquisite; the scene known as The Kingdom of the Shades is one of the most celebrated in the history of ballet. Bolshoi principals Svetlana Zakharova (Nikiya) and Maria Alexandrova (Gamzatti) bring the characters of this romantic ballet to life. Original choreography by Marius Petipa (1877) Marius Petipa’s masterpiece = this choreography is considered to be the first expression of grand scale symphonism in dance New scenic version by Yuri Grigorovich which premiered at the Bolshoi in January 2013 Includes one of the most famous dance scenes in thewhole of the classical repertoire (The Kingdom of the Shades - Act III) A key work of the classical repertoire A grandiose production set in a lush and mysteriousIndia A romantic story of impossible love between sacred dancer Nikiya and warrior Solor With acclaimed principal dancer Svetlana Zakharova renown for her mastery in interpreting classical roles
Sunday 7 Dec 201415:00
La Boheme Live (12A AL)
When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall passionately in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill. Rodolfo, painfully aware that he cannot afford the medicine and care Mimì needs, separates from her. At the end of her life Mimì returns to Rodolfo's garret. They ecstatically embrace – but, despite the care of Rodolfo and his friends, Mimì dies.
Wednesday 10 Jun 201519:15
La Fille Mal Gradee (12A AL)
Lise is the only daughter of Simone, a widow and owner of a prosperous farm. She loves Colas, a young farmer – but her mother has far more ambitious plans, and has determined Lise should marry Alain, the son of a wealthy landowner. Alain seems as uninterested in marrying Lise as Lise is Alain. Simone initially takes the hard line but eventually gives Lise and Colas her blessing.
Tuesday 5 May 201519:15
Legends of Love (12A AL)
The Legend of Love The royal apartments of Queen Mekhmene Banu are plunged into mourning - her young sister, Princess Shireen, is dying. The Princess will only be saved if the Queen gives Shireen her beauty. The Queen decides to sacrifice herself, but later regrets her action when she is disfigured and Shireen falls in love with the Queen's own lover, the painter Ferkhad. This splendid tale of forbidden love, self-sacrifice, jealousy and suffering returns to the Bolshoi stage after a ten-year absence. The Legend of Love is one of Russian master Yuri Grigorovich's earliest choreographic works, and its storyline explores the conflict between love and duty through its two heroines. Featuring dance movements, sets and costumes inspired by the Middle East, this stunning ballet, which uses pure dance to tell the story, is further enriched by the talent of the Bolshoi troupe. THE LEGEND OF LOVE Worldwide premiere on October 26th Ballet also opening the 2014-15 Bolshoi Ballet season A re- entry to the Bolshoi’s repertoire after a 10 year absence One of Yuri Grigorovich’s first choreographic works(1965) A fantastic opportunity to discover this less know masterpiece live Choreography and decors revived and supervised by Yuri Grigorovich Music, dance movements and costumes inspired by theMiddle East A timeless storyline of love, duty and sacrifice
Sunday 26 Oct 201415:00
Love Labour's Lost RSC (12A AL)
In Love's Labour's Lost, the mischievous Rosaline tests Berowne's high-minded resolve in the summer of 1914. At the end of the play the merriment is curtailed as the lovers agree to submit to a period apart, unaware the world around them is about to be transformed by a war to end all wars.
Wednesday 11 Feb 201519:00
Love Labour's Won (12A AL)
Love's Labour's Won begins four years later in the autumn of 1918 with a world-weary Benedick and Claudio returning from the trenches to a post-war house party, where Claudio falls in love with Hero and Benedick reignites his altogether more combative courtship with Beatrice. Youthful passions run riot before peace ultimately breaks out.
Wednesday 4 Mar 201519:00
Love, Rosie (15)
Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.
Thursday 23 Oct 201416:30
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Thursday 30 Oct 201418:3020:45
Man and Superman NTL (12A AL)
A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosophical debate, Man and Superman asks fundamental questions about how we live. Ralph Fiennes takes the role of Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic.
Thursday 14 May 201519:00
Maze Runner (12A)
Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.
Thursday 23 Oct 201412:0014:3018:1520:45
Friday 24 Oct 201414:4518:00
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Monday 27 Oct 201414:45
Tuesday 28 Oct 201414:4518:00
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Thursday 30 Oct 201414:4518:00
Nutcracker (12A AL)
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 come to life. The nutcracker grows to human size and takes charge of the tin soldiers, flying to the rescue of Marie, who is threatened by the Mouse King and his mouse army. Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann's story, The Nutcracker is one of the greatest classics in the world. With iconic music by Tchaikovsky, and enchanting sets and costumes, this beautiful tale explores the universal themes of love, power and evil. This choreographic version, created for the Bolshoi by Yuri Grigorovich, is full of romanticism and philosophical reflections on ideal love. Masterfully interpreted by the Bolshoi dancers, it will enchant the whole family for the festive season, proving that one is never too young or too old to be swept away by The Nutcracker. Emblematic music by Piotr Tchaikovsky Live in cinemas in time for the 175th birth anniversary of Tchaikovsky (2015) Original choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov (1892) New choreography version by Yuri Grigorovich for the Bolshoi (1966) A classic Christmas fairy tale A traditional family ballet Enchanting sets and costumes A ballet with universal themes of love, power and evil A brand new live show with a new set of principal dancers
Sunday 21 Dec 201415:00
Pharaos Daughter (12A AL)
The Pharaoh's Daughter Young Englishman Lord Wilson is travelling through Egypt when a powerful storm breaks out. He is forced to take shelter in the nearest pyramid, where the daughter of one of Egypt's most powerful pharaohs lies entombed. Lord Wilson falls asleep and begins to dream that the princess has come to life. The plot of this lavish production is loosely based on Théophile Gauthier's novel Le Roman de la Momie. French choreographer Pierre Lacotte was exclusively commissioned in 2000 by the Bolshoi Theatre to resurrect Marius Petipa's mighty Egyptian fresco, and he succeeded brilliantly in giving new life to this forgotten masterpiece. With its exotic setting, impressive parades, spectacular variations and crowd scenes, this grand 19th-century Orientalist fantasy is one of the most remarkable productions in the Bolshoi's repertoire. The main roles are here danced by Bolshoi principals Svetlana Zakharova, Nina Kaptsova and Ruslan Skvorstov. Original choreography by Marius Petipa (1862) Marius Petipa’s first “grand” ballet and his first substantial success Nevertheless, the ballet was forgotten for decades New choreographic version by Pierre Lacotte createdfor the Bolshoi in 2000 Lavish decors also designed by Pierre Lacotte A grandiose production owned by the Bolshoi which cannot be seen anywhere else in the world Impressive parades, spectacular variations and large group scenes With acclaimed principal dancer Svetlana Zakharova in the main role
Sunday 23 Nov 201415:00
Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (12A AL)
Three criminals on the run find they can go no further and found a city – Mahagonny, city of gold. The destitute and the disenchanted flock to Mahagonny, among them the prostitute Jenny and the lumberjack Jim Mahoney with his three friends. The city swells with debauchery. Jim and Jenny try to escape, but find themselves still in Mahagonny. Jim is arrested and convicted of myriad crimes – chief among them a lack of money, punishable by death. He is executed and the city burns.
Wednesday 1 Apr 201519:15
Romeo & Juilet (Bol) (12A AL)
In Verona, the rivalry between the Capulets and the Montagues brings bloodshed to the city. When the Capulets organise a masked ball in honour of their daughter Juliet, Romeo Montague and his friend Mercutio attend incognito because of the hatred that tears the two houses apart. Romeo and Juliet fall madly in love, and are distraught when they realise they belong to rival families. William Shakespeare's timeless story, written in 1595, is brought to the stage through breathtaking choreography and Sergei Prokofiev's much-loved score. With its famous melodies, rhythmic variety and universal theme, this story of impossible love remains an all-time favourite, and is one of the world's most popular ballets. Stellar performances by Alexander Volchkov and Anna Nikulina illuminate this masterpiece, making the immortal tale of the lovers of Verona an unforgettable experience. Famous music by Sergei Prokofiev A storyline inspired by William Shakespeare’s greattale of forbidden love: a mythical love story Yuri Grigorovich revived his first production (1979) for the Bolshoi in April 2010 This choregraphic version is the one of the most loved throughout the world One of the world's most popular ballets A Russian classic with great rhythmic variety Emblematic “Dance of the Knights” in ACT I
Sunday 8 Mar 201515:00
Swan Lake (Bol) (12A AL)
At the palace, the royal family and their guests are gathered for Prince Siegfried's birthday celebrations. In a majestic ceremony, Siegfried is made a knight; young girls try to attract his attention, as he must choose a wife during the ball. Overcome by the sudden awareness of his future responsibilities, he escapes into the night and meets a strange flock of swans by a magical lake. White swan by day, human by night, the beautiful Odette awaits an oath of true love to break the curse. The great legend of the enigmatic woman/swan is one of the most romantic classical ballets, appropriately set in the era of courtly romance and characterised by elegance, style and harmony. With Tchaikovsky's famous, lyrical score, Swan Lake depicts the tragic love between Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried, and will no doubt be performed to perfection by the unparalleled virtuosity of Russia's great Bolshoi Ballet. This universal and enchanting masterpiece of love, deception and drama is a must. Emblematic music by Piotr Tchaikovsky Live in cinemas in time for the 175th birth anniversary of Tchaikovsky (2015) A ballet created at the Bolshoi which premiered in 1877 = The Bolshoi is the cradle of this ballet Revival by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov in 1895 New choreographic version by Yuri Grigorovich for the Bolshoi in 2001 The world's most famous, played and beloved ballet A jewel in the classical repertoire Elegance, style and harmony characterize this masterpiece A technically challenging masterpiece with a new set of principal dancers The Bolshoi Corps de ballet, one of the most accomplished is in the world, brings this masterpiece to a new level of perfection (Dances of the Swans)
Sunday 25 Jan 201515:00
Swan Lake Live (12A AL)
Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is instantly captivated and determines to break the spell that holds her captive. The evil spirit Von Rothbart, arbiter of the curse, disguises his daughter as Odette. Fooled, Siegfried declares his love for her, and so dooms Odette to suffer under the curse forever. Siegfried and Odette drown themselves and are united in death.
Tuesday 17 Mar 201519:15
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2D (12A)
A group of mutated warriors face off against an evil kingpin who wants to take over New York.
Thursday 23 Oct 201411:4516:15
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D (12A)
When a kingpin threatens New York, A news reporter find a quad of mutants which makes an alliance to unravel Shredder's plan as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Thursday 23 Oct 201414:0018:3020:45
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Thursday 30 Oct 201414:0018:3020:45
The Boxtrolls 2D (PG)
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children's novel 'Here Be Monsters' by Alan Snow.
Thursday 23 Oct 201411:45
Monday 27 Oct 201412:15
Tuesday 28 Oct 201412:15
Thursday 30 Oct 201412:15
The Boxtrolls 3D (PG)
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children's novel 'Here Be Monsters' by Alan Snow.
Thursday 23 Oct 201414:00
The Hard Problem NTL (12A AL)
Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner (Othello, Hamlet, One Man, Two Guvnors). Hilary, a young psychology researcher at a brainscience institute, is nursing a private sorrow and a troubling question at work, where psychology and biology meet. If there is nothing but matter, what is consciousness? This is 'the hard problem' which puts Hilary at odds with her colleagues who include her first mentor Spike, her boss Leo and the billionaire founder of the institute, Jerry. Is the day coming when the computer and the fMRI scanner will answer all the questions psychology can ask? Meanwhile Hilary needs a miracle, and she is prepared to pray for one.
Thursday 16 Apr 201519:00
The House Of Magic 2D (U)
Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos.
Thursday 23 Oct 201410:30 (Kids Club) (Closed)
The Nut Job 3D (U)
An incorrigibly self-serving exiled squirrel finds himself helping his former park brethren raid a nut store to survive, that is also the front for a human gang's bank robbery.
Friday 24 Oct 201410:30
Saturday 25 Oct 201410:30
Sunday 26 Oct 201410:30
Monday 27 Oct 201410:30
Tuesday 28 Oct 201410:30
Wednesday 29 Oct 201410:30
The Old Vic's The Crucible (12A)
RICHARD ARMITAGE stars in Arthur Miller's classic American drama, based on Salem's infamous witch trials, brought vividly to life in this visceral new production by internationally acclaimed director, Yaël Farber.

In a small tight-knit community in Salem, Massachussetts, personal grievances collide with lust and superstition, fuelling widespread hysteria. Miller's timeless parable attacks the evils of mindless persecution and the terrifying power of false accusations.

Thursday 4 Dec 201419:30
Sunday 7 Dec 201414:15
The Vatican Museums 3D (TBC)
An extraordinary voyage of discovery to see the most impressive collection of works of art built up over the last two thousand years. VATICAN MUSEUMS 3D brings Ultra HD 4K film cameras inside the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel for the first time, to show masterpieces from the likes of Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Van Gogh and da Vinci to name but a few. Audiences will be led on a unique, spectacular and fascinating tour by the Director of the Vatican Museums, Antonio Paolucci, as they gaze upon some of the most famous works of art the world has to offer.
Tuesday 18 Nov 201419:00
Treasure Island (12A AL)
Suitable for 10 years + Robert Louis Stevenson's story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

It's a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper's granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor's feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in - and her dangerous voyage begins.

Thursday 22 Jan 201519:00
Wednesday 18 Feb 201517:00