Live The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess returns to the Met for the first time since 1990, in a new co-production with English National Opera and Dutch National Opera, hailed as a triumph at its premiere in London earlier this year.
Present Laughter by Noël Coward 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 […]
Presented by Screen-next-the-Sea A hard up delivery driver and his wife struggle to get by : Ken Loach’s expose of the gig economy. Dir : Ken Loach Cast : Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone
Broadcast live from London’s west End James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac. Fierce with pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all – if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has […]
Live from Moscow Prince Siegfried is summoned by his parents to choose a bride. However, he encounters a mysterious swan-woman by the lake, Odette, and is captivated by her. His vow of eternal love to her will have irreversible consequences. A technically challenging masterpiece filled with vibrant emotion, one of the audience’s favourites. Tchaikovsky’s essential […]
The first of this year’s ‘Film Noir’ themed films. Hitchcock’s brilliantly crafted wartime spy drama with Ingrid Bergman and Cary Grant as star crossed lovers. Dir : Alfred Hitchcock Cast : Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Claude Rains
Live from the Met In the Met’s first-ever performances of Agrippina, Handel’s satire of sex and power politics, Sir David McVicar reconceives a production evoking a scandalous world in which the Roman Empire never fell but simply kept going right up to the present. Joyce DiDonato stars as the power-hungry empress.