A racing car called Ace inspires Thomas the Tank Engine to become the first engine to travel the world, so Thomas sets off on an adventure which takes him to five continents, across deserts, through jungles and over dangerous mountains. On his journey Thomas meets Nia, an engine who teaches him that everyone needs a little help from their friends. (1hr 25 mins)
Live screening from the Vaudeville Theatre, London.This is the fourth and final 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 Globe. Widely considered one of the funniest plays in English, Wilde’s much loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. ‘It is very romantic to be in love. The very essence of romance is uncertainty'.
Delayed screening. Featuring his greatest hits across six decades, this will be Cliff Richard's most exciting tour yet. His incredible energy and passion on stage will sweep you off your feet and be sure to have you swaying in the aisles. (2hrs 30mins incl interval)
We are excited to bring the critically-adored delayed live screening of Funny Girl to Potters Bar. Starring Sheridan Smith in a role of a lifetime as Fanny Brice, following Barbara Streisand who famously played the part on Broadway and in the 1968 film. The production is based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice. It returned to the West End for the first time in 50 years at the Savoy Theatre. ‘Sheridan Smith has such scrumptious stage presence’★★★★Daily Mail‘Sheridan Smith is “The greatest star by far”★★★★★The Daily Telegraph‘Triumphantly reinvents Funny Girl for a new generation’★★★★Evening Standard‘Sheridan Smith is hilarious, glorious, touching. An unforgettable star turn’★★★★The Times
The true story of a stray dog who joins his new master on the battlefields of the First World War. For his valorous actions, Sgt. Stubby is still recognized as the most decorated dog in American history. (1hr 24mins)
Red is a play recorded from the West End. It features Mark Rothko and his young assistant. Rothko is dealt his toughest challenge to date; paint a number of murals for the lavish Four Seasons restaurant.
From the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.
Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.
Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem.