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From 05 Dec
A fEAST Theatre production in association with Wells Maltings Emily’s excited! Tomorrow’s Christmas and there’s an i-pad shaped present under the tree with her name on it. If only she could get to sleep … if only anyone could get to sleep … The problem is, a very wicked man with a very wicked plan […]
Presented by Screen-next-the-Sea While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect. The film is told in flashbacks with Zain suing his parents a plot device to draw attention to child poverty in Lebanon. Director: Nadine Labaki Stars: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole
Presenting a concert of Christmas Carols and more! Featuring local guest artists and community groups.
This afternoon, the band will present a programme of festive favourites, both traditional and modern, which will have something for everyone to enjoy. Come along and enjoy the sound of a traditional brass band at Christmas, to truly get you into the festive mood. Formed in 1881 by 6 men in a pub, Fakenham Town […]
Presented by Screen-next-the-Sea The classic 1947 film When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. Director: George Seaton Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara, John Payne
Bolshoi Ballet ENCORE. The Bolshoi stage shares its majestic vision of Hoffman’s tale, taking audiences of all ages on a magical journey through a world of enchantment.On Christmas Eve, the mysterious Drosselmeyer brings a Nutcracker doll as a gift for his goddaughter Marie. At midnight, the doll comes to life and finds himself in a […]
Live from the Met Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts William Kentridge’s new production of Alban Berg’s expressionistic masterpiece Wozzeck, regarded for its intense emotional power and brilliant score as one of the most significant operas of the 20th century.
Presented by Screen-next-the-Sea A shy but ambitious film student falls into an intense, fraught relationship with a charismatic but untrustworthy older man. Dir: Joanna Hogg Cast : Honor Swinton Byrne, Tilda Swinton, Neil Young, Tom Burke
The official report of all parliamentary debates. See two time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman,About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has […]
Live from Moscow The young peasant girl Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the Wilis, vengeful spirits of jilted brides who condemn Albrecht to dance until he dies of exhaustion… In this new production, essential choregrapher Alexei Ratmansky brings a fresh […]
Presented by Screen-next-the-Sea Billi, a young Chinese-American woman, struggles with her family’s decision not to tell her much-loved grandmother that she has only a short time to live. Dir : Lulu Wang Cast : Awkwafina, Tzi Mar, Diana Lin, Jim Liu
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.
Presented by Screen-next-the-Sea Tension rises to breaking point in a Cornish village when the local inhabitants are crowded out by tourists. Dir : Mark Jenkin Cast : Ed Rowe, Mary Woodvine, Giles King
Live from the Met For the first time at the Met, Sir Bryn Terfel sings the role of the mysterious Dutchman, condemned to roam the seas for eternity, with Anja Kampe as the devoted Senta, whose love can set him free.
Presented by Screen-next-the-Sea A brilliant parable about social class and greed, in which the wealthy Park family form an uneasy interdependent relationship with the impoverished Kim clan. Dir : Bong Joon-ho Cast : Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo
The star-crossed lovers’ tragic fate inspired Prokofiev a remarkable cinematic score, from the delicate theme of Juliet to the ominous Dance of the Knights. Bolshoi stars Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov wholly embody the two eternal lovers in Alexei Ratmansky’s stunning evocation of love at first sight. The Bolshoi Ballet dances with passion the most […]
Live from the Met Sir David McVicar’s bold staging of Puccini’s operatic thriller returns with star soprano Anna Netrebko as the passionate title diva, opposite Brian Jagde as her lover, the idealistic painter Mario Cavaradossi
A group of aging Jamaican reggae musicians reunite to record an acoustic album, drawing comparisons with Buena Vista Social Club. Dir : Peter Webber
Live from Moscow This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamond. Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty […]
Presented by Screen-next-the-Sea The gripping true story of one public servant’s battle to uncover activities of the CIA post 9/11 which those in power sought to cover up.
Live from the Met Donizetti’s drama, focused on the political and personal rivalry between two queens, returns to the Met with Diana Damrau as the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, and Jamie Barton as her rival, Queen Elizabeth I.
Broadcast live from the National Theatre in London One life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolk in England , 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, a young woman is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. When she claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons are taken from their […]