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Release Date: 23rd May 2018

Rating: N/D

In 1976 an Air France plane with 248 passengers on board was hijacked by two Palestinians from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and two Germans from the German Revolutionary Cells, being diverted to the Entebbe International Airport in Uganda. The kidnappers demanded the release of more than 50 Palestinians detained in different ...read more

Starring: Rosamund Pike, Daniel Brühl, Eddie Marsan, Ben Schnetzer, Kamil Lemieszewski, Denis Menochet, Mark Ivanir, Natalie Stone, Andrea Deck, Vincent Riotta, Peter Sullivan, Lior Ashkenazi, Flynn Allen, Brontis Jodorowsky, Angel Bonanni, Noof McEwan, Ingrid Crai

Genre: Thriller Drama. Action

Running Time: 107

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Release Date: 23rd May 2018

Rating: 12A

When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into re-set by going back to college - landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who's not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna -- now Dee Rock -- embraces freedom, fun, and frat boys on her own terms, finding her true self in a senior year no one ever ...read more

Starring: Debby Ryan, Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs

Running Time: 105

Release Date: 24th May 2018

Rating: TBA

Solo: A Star Wars Story follows a twenty-something Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) on some of his earliest deep space adventures. Along the way, we witness his first encounter with future sidekick, Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo), as well as Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover) and a number of shady individuals from the criminal underworld. Alden Ehrenreich (Hail, Caesar!, Beautiful Creatures) stars in the iconic role, first made famous by Harrison Ford in Star Wars: A New Hope (1977). Woody Harrelson (Venom, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones, Terminator Genisys), and Warwick Davis (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2) make up part of the stellar supporting ...read more

Starring: Emilia Clarke, Alden Ehrenreich, Paul Bettany

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Running Time: 135

Release Date: 25th May 2018

Rating: PG

A new look at Van Gogh, through the legacy of the largest private collector of artworks by the Dutch painter: Helene Kröller-Müller (1869-1939), who, in the early 20th Century, ended up buying nearly 300 of his works, paintings and drawings included. The story unfolds of a woman who, in Van Gogh’s spiritual torment could recognize her own, showing priceless artistic treasures and the rare, naturalistic and architectural beauty of the Kröller-Müller Museum set in the vast De Hoge Weluge park, as well as visual extracts of the Milanese, Florentine, Roman and Palladian Renaissance. It tells the tormented, existential parable of a painter, seen through passages from his brother Theo’s letters, which set the pace of the exhibition, and it ...read more

Running Time: 85

Release Date: 25th May 2018

Rating: TBA

Maya is a determined little bee, but sometimes her determination can get her into sticky situations. When Maya accidentally embarrasses the Empress of Buzztropolis, she is forced to venture beyond her colony and team up with a group of mis-fit bugs in a bid to win The Honey Games and save her ...read more

Genre: Animation

Running Time: 85

Release Date: 30th May 2018

Rating: TBA

Britain, 1962. Florence Ponting (Saoirse Ronan) and Edward Mayhew (Billy Howle) are university graduates who come from different ends of the social spectrum, but are deeply in love with one another. Florence is a talented classical musician from a wealthy family with grand ambitions, while Edward too is a brilliant student with a first-class degree, albeit from a more modest background. Like so many couples of their era, the pair decide to marry young and their wedding is planned. But, as the two virgins go to consummate their relationship, it becomes clear that they have very different feelings about sex. Florence is haunted by a past experience and in turn dreading the experience, whereas Edward is both excited and nervous to ...read more

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Anne-Marie Duff, Emily Watson |

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 110

Release Date: 1st June 2018

Rating: TBA

On paper, it’s the romantic adventure of a lifetime - a man, a woman, and nothing but the open ocean. But life always has other plans. When Tami (Shailene Woodley) and her boyfriend Richard (Sam Claflin) are given the chance to sail a luxury boat halfway across the world, they see it as an incredible opportunity. After all, what could be better than cruising on a perfect blue sea with the love of your life by your side? However, visions of perfection soon turn to terror when news filters through the scratchy speakers in the cabin of the boat – there’s a storm on the horizon, and they’re headed straight into the heart of it, with no time to turn back. That storm develops into an historic hurricane, and its wrath is devastating. ...read more

Starring: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Grace Palmer

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Running Time: 100

Release Date: 5th June 2018

Rating: TBA

Single mother Isabelle (Juliette Binoche), a divorced artist with one child, is looking for love - true love to be ...read more

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Gérard Depardieu, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Josiane Balasko, Xavier Beauvois, Alex Descas, Bruno Podalydès, Paul Blain, Philippe Katerine, Sandrine Dumas, Laurent Grévill, Schemci Lauth, Charles Pépin, Tania de Montaig

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 94

Release Date: 6th June 2018

Rating: TBA

Léonor Serraille's kinetic debut is anchored around Laetitia Dosch's electric performance as the lovelorn Paula, who ends up hauling her ex's cat across Paris in a cardboard box after failing to break into their ...read more

Starring: Laetitia Dosch, Souleymane Seye Ndiaye, Grégoire Monsaingeon

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 97

Release Date: 6th June 2018

Rating: TBC

With all of the wonder, adventure and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful franchises in cinema history, this all-new motion-picture event sees the return of favorite characters and dinosaurs along with new breeds more awe-inspiring and terrifying than ever before. Welcome to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return alongside executive producers Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Pratt and Howard are joined by co-stars James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, while BD Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles. Directed by ...read more

Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Jeff Goldblum

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Running Time: 128

Release Date: 8th June 2018

Rating: PG

A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, and filmed especially for cinemas at the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. Kathy Burke brings together a talented comedic cast including the Olivier Award winning actress Samantha Spiro as Mrs Erlynne, Kevin Bishop as Lord Darlington and Jennifer Saunders as the Duchess of Berwick, making her return to the West End stage for the first time in over twenty years. This is the second play from the Oscar Wilde Season, a year-long celebration of the brilliant Victorian playwright being staged by Classic Spring, a new theatre company led by Dominic Dromgoole, former Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s ...read more

Running Time: 150

Release Date: 8th June 2018

Rating: TBA

Vivian (Jane Fonda), Diane (Diane Keaton), Sharon (Candice Bergen), and Carol (Mary Steenburgen) are four women in their prime, living out their golden years properly and politely. They cook delicious food, drink good wine, and meet up to discuss literature at their monthly book club. But everything changes when they pass up the usual, critically-acclaimed titles in favour of the famously risqué “Fifty Shades of Grey”. Initially, not everyone is convinced that E. L. James’ erotic romance is the sort of thing that four ‘older’ women should be reading. But once they crack the spine, there’s no going back Beyond the typical cringing, giggling and blushing, the novel has an unexpected impact on the women. They begin to look at the ...read more

Starring: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen

Genre: Comedy

Running Time: 93

Release Date: 12th June 2018

Rating: PG

Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. While remaining faithful to the Petipa-Ivanov text, Scarlett will bring fresh eyes to the staging of this classic ballet, in collaboration with his long-term designer John Macfarlane. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night. Swan Lake was Tchaikovsky’s first ballet score. Given its status today as arguably the best loved and most admired of ...read more

Genre: Ballet

Running Time: 180

Release Date: 13th June 2018

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Max the Rottweiler (voiced by Ludacris) is the not the sort of canine you’ll find at the grooming salon. A police dog who works for the NYPD, he’s rough, tough, and always willing to get his paws dirty. When he’s selected to help out with a high-profile undercover mission, Max can’t stop his tail from wagging – until he finds out he must enter the world’s most exclusive dog show as part of the assignment! A baby panda has been stolen, and it’s suspected that the Canini Invitational Dog Show is being used as a front for animal smuggling. Max and his new human handler Frank (Will Arnett) travel to Las Vegas and compete in the show, allowing them to investigate the case without arising suspicion. From mud baths to ballet lessons, Max ...read more

Starring: Stanley Tucci, Natasha Lyonne, Will Arnett

Running Time: 92

Release Date: 15th June 2018

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When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in the disputed ...read more

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Running Time: 99

Release Date: 20th June 2018

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The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and ...read more

Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson

Genre: Drama, History

Running Time: 105

Release Date: 20th June 2018

Rating: TBC

Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) – Danny’s estranged sister – is out of jail and already plotting a major heist. The location? The New York Met Gala, fashion’s most celebrated event. The target? Daphne Kluger, and her $150,000,000 necklace. Debbie can’t pull it off alone. She’ll need to bring together a team of criminal masterminds to have a chance of pulling off the heist of the century, with the world’s eyes watching the event as it unfolds. Ocean’s 8 is the latest in the much loved franchise, which includes Ocean’s Eleven, Twelve, and Thirteen, with starring roles including Hollywood’s biggest names. Sandra Bullock (Gravity) leads the cast as Debbie Ocean, with Cate Blanchett (Carol) as Lou, Anne Hathaway (Interstellar) as ...read more

Starring: Samantha Cocozza, Olivia Munn, Cate Blanchett

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller

Running Time: 120

Release Date: 27th June 2018

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When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited as it slowly destroys everything they ...read more

Starring: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery

Running Time: 127

Release Date: 29th June 2018

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The US-Mexican border has been the bloody front for a drug war that has waged for decades. But when the cartel ups the ante and begins transporting terrorists into America, it becomes clear that they’re not afraid to cross the line. And the US government has no choice but to respond accordingly. Enter Alejandro Gillick (Benicio del Toro). An ex-hitman with a vendetta against the drug lord who murdered his family, Alejandro is gritty, rough, and unconventional – which happens to make him the perfect weapon. Partnered with federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin), the two men make a deadly team. And with license from the government to operate outside the rules, they set out to start a whole new war – but this time, they’re going to ...read more

Starring: Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Keener, Josh Brolin

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Running Time: 120

Release Date: 6th July 2018

Rating: TBA

Thirteen-year-old Tony is obsessed with everything creepy and ghoulish. He loves crumbling castles, haunted graveyards, scary skeletons – but most of all, vampires. During a family road trip, Tony’s mum and dad are sick and tired of hearing about the fanged fiends. And so, when they end up spending the night at an old manor house in the middle of the countryside, Tony is strictly forbidden from asking, talking, or even thinking about vampires. So, when Rudolph shows up, Tony couldn’t be happier – rather than talking about vampires, now he can talk to a real one! Tony and Rudolph are the same age, and they quickly become friends. But when a vampire hunter catches sight of them, Rudolph and his whole vampire clan are put into grave ...read more

Starring: Jim Carter, Rasmus Hardiker, Alice Krige

Genre: Animation

Running Time: 83

Release Date: 12th July 2018

Rating: TBA

MUSE Drones World Tour and will be releasing this jaw dropping event across the World on July 12 In support of their chart-topping seventh studio album Drones, the Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse embarked on their ambitious Drones World Tour, playing over 130 dates across the globe in support of the acclaimed concept album. For the very first time, the band performed “in the round” from the middle of the arena, with the stage design an configuration giving fans a full 360 degree audio/visual experience. This sensory spectacle, featuring LEDs and lasers perfectly complimented the band’s celebrated repertoire of epic fan favourites and anticipated renditions of the new album’s tracks. Key songs played on the tour included ...read more

Starring: Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme, Dominic Howard

Running Time: 90

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Release Date: 3rd August 2018

Rating: TBA

In a little Sicilian village at the edge of a forest, Giuseppe, a boy of 13, vanishes. Luna, his classmate who loves him, refuses to accept his mysterious disappearance. She rebels against the silence and complicity that surround her, and to find him she descends into the dark world which has swallowed him up and which has a lake as its mysterious entrance. Only their indestructible love will be able to bring her back ...read more

Running Time: 122

Release Date: 3rd October 2018

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A new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. Directed by Jonathan Church, this entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. As an ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his previous financial chicanery. The talented ensemble cast includes real-life father and son Edward (The Audience, West End; The Day of the Jackal, ITV) and Freddie Fox (The Judas Kiss, West End; Cucumber & Banana, Channel 4; E4), Olivier Award-nominated Frances Barber (Silk, BBC; ...read more

Starring: Jeremy Northam, Minnie Driver, Rupert Everett

Genre: Comedy

Running Time: 165

Release Date: 15th October 2018

Rating: PG

Mayerling is a classic of the Royal Ballet repertory, with its emotional depth, haunting imagery, and one of the most demanding roles ever created for a male dancer. Kenneth MacMillan choreographed a complex work around the psychologically tormented heir to the Habsburg Empire, Crown Prince Rudolf. From the ballet’s start, the glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court is contrasted with undercurrents of sexual and political intrigue that drive the story to its violent climax in a double suicide. The large cast allows for impressive ensembles in addition to the ballet's many solos of distinctive character and pas de deux of disturbing eroticism. This ballet, bursting with intensity, madness and passion, proves that sometimes the truth is more ...read more

Running Time: 195

Release Date: 19th October 2018

Rating: PG

From one of the world's largest art collections comes the remarkable story of Canaletto and the city he shared with millions through his art. With exclusive access to the highly anticioated exhibition at the Queen's Gallery, the film opens the doors of London's Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle and takes cinema audience through the squares and canals of Venice that Canaletto immortalised through his art. Including expert commentary and insight from curators of the Royal Collection, the film also reveals the intriguing story of how his works came to hold pride of place in the Queen's own Picture ...read more

Running Time: 87

Release Date: 28th October 2018

Rating: PG

Wagner’s Ring cycle is one of the greatest works of all opera. Keith Warner’s production is conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera, and this final revival is cast with an outstanding international array of Wagnerian specialist singers. The full cycle's four operas journey from the beginning of a world to its destruction, with gods, heroes and monsters. This epic myth portrays every type of human emotion in music and ideas of extraordinary power. The Ring is always a special event in the operatic calendar: once experienced, never forgotten. Die Walküre (The Valkyrie) is the second opera in the cycle, and features several of the Ring’s musical highlights – the sparkling Magic Fire Music and the electrifying Ride of ...read more

Starring: Stuart Skelton, Emily Magee, John Lundgren

Running Time: 290

Release Date: 13th November 2018

Rating: PG

Marius Petipa’s fantasy, set in legendary India, tells the tale of a temple dancer and the prince who loves her but marries another. The famous, moonlit ‘white act’ – The Kingdom of the Shades – is a corps de ballet highlight, as multiple images of the prince’s lost love haunt his mind. The choreography allows two opposing ballerinas to shine, while a bronze idol comes vividly to life in a stunning solo. Throughout, the melody and moods of Minkus’s music perfectly match the fluidityand precision of the classical choreography and the drama of the ...read more

Running Time: 185

Release Date: 16th November 2018

Rating: PG

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN journeys from the streets of Paris to the heart of a superb exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas’ works is the most representative in Britain. With exclusive access to view rare and diverse works, this film tells a fascinating story of Degas’ pursuit for perfection through both experimentation with new techniques and lessons learnt from studying the past masters. Sometimes frustrated by his own failings, Degas was consumed by obsessive principles and failing eyesight but his determination to capture everyday life was evident in every mark he made. Never fully satisfied, many of Degas’ drawings and sculptures were kept in private during his lifetime but, now through ...read more

Running Time: 85

Release Date: 3rd December 2018

Rating: PG

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet – and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family. Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for Clara and her Nutcracker doll. Their journey to the Land of Sweets brings with it some of the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers. Peter Wright’s production for The Royal Ballet keeps true to the spirit of this Russian ballet classic, with period details and dancing snowflakes. The many solo roles and ensembles put the world-class skills of the Company to the fore in this Christmas ...read more

Running Time: 150

Release Date: 11th December 2018

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A new production of one of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. Wilde’s much-loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how unsmooth runs the course of true love, while Lady Bracknell keeps a baleful eye on the mayhem of manners. This is the fourth and final play from the Oscar Wilde Season, a year-long celebration of the brilliant Victorian playwright being staged by the Classic Spring Theatre ...read more

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Richard Wattis, Michael Denison

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Running Time: 165

Release Date: 22nd January 2019

Rating: PG

In Tchaikovsky’s intense opera of obsession and the supernatural, Gherman is caught between the woman he loves and a destructive fixation. The Queen of Spades is based on a short story by Pushkin, and comes to the Royal Opera House in a new production that has already garnered fivestar reviews in Amsterdam. The production is set in 1890, the year of the opera’s premiere. In his study, Tchaikovsky imagines the opera into life as his own story, its characters giving voice to his unfulfilled desires. Aleksandrs Antonenko and Eva-Maria Westbroek head the cast and Royal Opera Chorus, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera. This is an engrossing portrayal of a tortured creative artist and a gripping piece of gothic ...read more

Starring: Aleksandrs Antonenko, Vladimir Stoyanov, Felicity Palmer

Running Time: 210

Release Date: 25th January 2019

Rating: PG

To coincide with a glorious new exhibition at the National Gallery of London, Eden Cinemas brings you one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance, in Michelangelo - Love And Death. The encore screening of this exhibition on screen art series will be on Wednesday 28th June at 8.45pm, exclusively at Eden Cinemas. Spanning his 89 years, Michelangelo – Love and Death, takes a cinematic journey from the print and drawing rooms of Europe, through the great chapels and museums of Florence, Rome and the Vatican to explore the tempestuous life of Michelangelo. It goes in search of a greater understanding of this most charismatic figure, his relationship with his contemporaries and his immense artistic practice that included painting, ...read more

Running Time: 91

Release Date: 30th January 2019

Rating: PG

From the thrill of unexpected romance to a heartbreaking reconciliation that comes too late – Verdi’s La traviata is one of the most popular of all operas. Alfredo falls in love in with the courtesan Violetta in glamorous Paris society, but underneath the surface run darker undercurrents, leading to a tragic ending. The opera’s wealth of melodies includes the famous Brindisi and the exuberant ‘Sempre libera’ – both showing the lyricism of Italian opera at its most immediately appealing. Richard Eyre’s production for The Royal Opera brings out all the emotional colour, from the giddy discovery of love, through painful confrontation to the inevitable conclusion. Lavish period sets and costumes enhance the reality of a moving story based on ...read more

Starring: Ermonela Jaho, Charles Castronovo, Plácido Domingo

Running Time: 215

Release Date: 5th February 2019

Rating: PG

Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time – and right up until his death in 1973 he was the most prolific of artists. Many films have dealt with these later years – the art, the affairs and the wide circle of friends. But where did this all begin? What made Picasso in the first place? Too long ignored, it is time to look at the early years of Picasso; the upbringing and the learning that led to his extraordinary achievements. Three cities play a key role: Malaga, Barcelona and Paris. Young Picasso visits each and explores their influence on Picasso, focusing on specific artworks from these early years. The film thus explains how this young artist acquired his craft. Looking carefully at two key early periods – the ...read more

Running Time: 85

Release Date: 19th February 2019

Rating: PG

Cervantes’s story of the bumbling knight MARTIN YATES Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations. Marius Petipa choreographed this sparkling ballet about the encounters of the man from La Mancha and his faithful squire Sancho Panza. At its heart are virtuoso roles for the lovers Basilio and Kitri. Carlos Acosta chose this joyful classic for his first production for The Royal Ballet. His vibrant staging brings together the whole Company in such roles as exuberant villagers, passionate gypsies and even fantasy flowers. The story follows Don Quixote’s picaresque journey to do deeds in honour of his imaginary noble lady, Dulcinea. Sunny, charming, funny and touching – Don Quixote is a ballet as full of uplifting emotion as it ...read more

Running Time: 165

Release Date: 2nd April 2019

Rating: PG

Leonora falls in love with Don Alvaro, but when her father forbids their marriage, a fatal accident triggers a drama of obsession, vengeance and tragedy. Jonas Kaufmann and Anna Netrebko star in Verdi’s epic La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny) an opera which demands the very best of singers for its powerful music and the fullest theatrical treatment for its story of bitter revenge pursued across miles and years. The production comes to The Royal Opera in a sensational staging from Amsterdam packed with colour and action. It is directed by Christof Loy and conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal ...read more

Starring: Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Ludovic Tézier

Running Time: 255

Release Date: 9th April 2019

Rating: PG

Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given privileged access to both galleries the film documents this landmark exhibition, whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story, with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. Exploring many of the exhibition’s key works, through contributions from specially invited guests including curators and leading art historians, this EXHIBITION ON SCREEN favourite makes a welcome return to the big screen marking the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death. For many, Rembrandt is the greatest artist that ever lived and this deeply moving film seeks to explore the ...read more

Running Time: 90

Release Date: 30th April 2019

Rating: PG

There are many versions of the story of Faust, who trades his soul with the Devil for youth and power, but Gounod’s opera remains one of the most constantly enthralling. Michael Fabiano stars as Faust, with Diana Damrau as his beloved Marguerite and Erwin Schrott as the diabolical Méphistophélès. Virtuoso leading roles, a large chorus, sensational sets, ballet and an ecstatic finale make this the epitome of theatrical spectacle – the lavish scale of French grand opera is wonderfully in evidence in this production by David McVicar, set in 1870s Paris. Above all, the music includes several of popular opera’s most recognizable numbers, performed by a cast of great international singers and the Royal Opera ...read more

Starring: Michael Fabiano, Erwin Schrott, Diana Damrau

Running Time: 225

Release Date: 16th May 2019

Rating: PG

The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is shown in works from three of today’s leading choreographers. Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour is based around seven couples separating and intermingling, to music by Vivaldi and Bosso and lit with rich colours suggested by sunset. Crystal Pite’s Flight Pattern, revived for the first time, uses a large dance ensemble and Górecki’s familiar music from his Symphony of Sorrowful Songs for a poignant and passionate reflection on migration. Between them, a new work by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, created on The Royal Ballet has its premiere to bring the contemporary truly ...read more

Running Time: 195

Release Date: 4th June 2019

Rating: PG

“I envy the Japanese” Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo. In the exhibition on which this film is based – VAN GOGH & JAPAN at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam – one can see why. Though Vincent van Gogh never visited Japan it is the country that had the most profound influence on him and his art. One cannot understand Van Gogh without understanding how Japanese art arrived in Paris in the middle of the 19th century and the profound impact it had on artists like Monet, Degas and, above all, Van Gogh. Visiting the new galleries of Japanese art in Paris and then creating his own image of Japan – through in-depth research, print collecting and detailed discussions with other artists – Van Gogh’s encounter with Japanese artworks gave his work ...read more

Running Time: 85

Release Date: 11th June 2019

Rating: PG

Shakespeare’s enduring love story is known the world over. Since its 1965 premiere with The Royal Ballet, Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet has become a modern ballet classic. The choreography captures the emotions of the young couple as they fall in love, despite the barriers that finally bring about the story’s tragic end. Each revival gives opportunities for new dancers to interpret the doomed lovers. The whole Company brings the colour and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting, and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and ...read more

Running Time: 195