ROH Live: The Winters Tale

Michael OffordEvent Cinema

THE WINTER’S TALE by Wheeldon,           , choreography - Christopher Wheeldon, music - Joby Talbot, designs - Bob Crowley, The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera House, 2014, Credit: Johan Persson/www.perssonphotography.com

LIVE IN CINEMAS WEDNESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2018 SHAKESPEARE’S TALE OF LOVE AND LOSS BECOMES COMPELLING DANCE DRAMA IN CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON’S BALLET ADAPTATION, WITH MUSIC BY JOBY TALBOT CHOREOGRAPHY CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON MUSIC JOBY TALBOT Christopher Wheeldon, Artistic Associate of The Royal Ballet, created his adaptation of Shakespeare’s late great romance The Winter’s Tale for The Royal Ballet in 2014. Building on … Read More

ROH Live: Tosca

Michael OffordEvent Cinema

(web) Jonathan Kent's production of Tosca for The Royal Opera cCatherine AshmoreROH 2011

DRAMA, PASSION AND FABULOUS MUSIC – PUCCINI’S OPERATIC THRILLER IS ONE OF THE GREAT OPERA EXPERIENCES. DAN ETTINGER CONDUCTS A STAR CAST LED BY ADRIANNE PIECZONKA, JOSEPH CALLEJA AND GERALD FINLEY Tosca is one of the great evenings of opera, and from its strident opening chords conjures up a world of political instability and menace. Jonathan Kent’s production for The … Read More

NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Michael OffordEvent Cinema

NT Live Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Listings Image Landscape UK

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof By Tennessee Williams Directed by Benedict Andrews   Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ (New York Times) stars Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and … Read More

Exhibition on Screen: Cezanne – Portraits of Life

Michael OffordEvent Cinema

Self Portrait in a Bowler Hat, 1885-86 by Paul Ce¦üzanne. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen. Photo Ole Haupt

From the National Portrait Gallery London, Musée d’Orsay Paris & National Gallery of Art Washington DC Directed by Phil Grabsky Running time: 85 minutes EXHIBITION ON SCREEN is thrilled to present one of the most talked-about exhibitions of the year. Dedicated to the portrait work of Paul Cézanne, the exhibition opens in Paris before traveling to London and Washington. One … Read More

ROH Live: Rigolatto

Michael OffordEvent Cinema

RIGOLETTO by Verdi ; 
 (Gilda) ; 
Directed by David McVicar ; 
Set designed by Michael Vale ; 
Costume design by Tanya McCallin ; 
Lighting design by Paule Constable ; 
The Royal Opera ; 
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 
9 September 2014 ; 
Credit: Catherine Ashmore / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL ;

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

NT Live: Young Marx (encore)

Michael OffordEvent Cinema

NTLive Young Marx web

Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, the production  is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team behind Broadway and West End hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors. … Read More

NT Live: Follies (encore)

Michael OffordEvent Cinema

NT Live - Follies - web

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie … Read More

Exhibition on Screen: David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts

Michael OffordEvent Cinema

DAVID HOCKNEY PAINTING "WINTER TIMBER" IN BRIDLINGTON, JULY 2009
© DAVID HOCKNEY
PHOTO CREDIT: JEAN-PIERRE GONCALVES DE LIMA

DAVID HOCKNEY AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS: A Bigger Picture 2012 & 82 Portraits and One Still Life 2016 Directed by Phil Grabsky and presented by Tim Marlow Running time: 85 minutes Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation with exhibitions in London, New York, Paris and beyond, attracting millions of visitors worldwide. Now … Read More

NT Live: Hamlet (Encore)

Michael OffordEvent Cinema

hamlet web

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, the original 2015 NT Live broadcast returns to cinemas. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet … Read More