The Secret Garden (PG)
Enchanting, British fantasy drama film based on the 1911novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Stars Dixie Egerickx, Colin Firth, and JulieWalters. (1hr 39mins)
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Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo and adapted by Nick Stafford, War Horse has delighted millions of people around the world on stage since it was first performed at the National Theatre in 2007. This will be the first time since its original broadcast in 2014 that War Horse will be able to be viewed on cinema screens.
Telling the story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey who, at the outbreak of World War One, is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France. Though still not old enough to enlist, Albert embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.
This powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.
Filmed at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London in August 2020
Sonya (Aimee Lou Wood) and her Uncle Vanya (Toby Jones) while away their time on an isolated estate, visited occasionally only by the local doctor Astrov (Richard Armitage). However, when Sonya’s father Professor Serebryakov (Roger Allam) suddenly returns with his restless, alluring, new wife Yelena (Rosalind Eleazar), polite facades crumble and long repressed feelings start to emerge. As the conflicted family are forced to confront their despair, loneliness and each other, can the beauty of life help them find new hope?
The Anton Chekhov masterpiece by Conor McPherson, directedby Ian Rickson, was abruptly halted as the world went into lockdown. Now, ast he majority of theatres across the world remain in darkness, Uncle Vanya’s exquisite ensemble return to the Harold Pinter Theatre to film the perfect production, currently nominated for four Olivier Awards.
Estimated run time: 2 hours 30 minutes (no interval) |
‘An exquisite production. Perfection.’ ★★★★★- The Guardian
‘Toby Jones is superb in Chekhov’s great tragicomedy.’ ★★★★★- Financial Times
Classical music superstar Katherine Jenkins OBE presents a magical and unique Christmas musical from the iconic Royal Albert Hall, bringing joy and festive celebrations to audiences around the world this holiday season.
With unprecedented and exclusive access to the historic venue, the Welsh singing sensation performs seasonal favourites and carols with full nostalgic Hollywood musical glamour. Katherine is joined by friends beloved actors Vanessa Redgrave and Bill Nighy, Operatic icon Sir Bryn Terfel, Italian Tenor Alberto Urso, American Broadway star Marisha Wallace, English National Ballet Lead Principal Erina Takahashi, the Royal Air Force Regiment Band and many more to share an unforgettable and enchanting experience this Christmas.
Written and created by Katherine Jenkins herself, Katherine Jenkins: Christmas Spectacular from the Royal Albert Hall was filmed with a world-class creative team behind the camera, whose previous credits include: National Theatre Live; The King & I; the Royal Ballet; Bohemian Rhapsody and more. (1hr 47mins) no interval
The Royal Ballet celebrated Peter Wright’s 90th birthday with his much-loved production of this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score.Starring Lauren Cuthbertson, Federico Bonelli, Francesca Hayward and Alexander Campbell.
Peter Wright's interpretation of The Nutcracker has been enchanting children and adults alike since its first performance by The Royal Ballet in 1984. Lev Ivanov's 1892 ballet combined with Tchaikovsky's sumptuous, iconic score are presented in a festive period setting with vividdesigns to make this a charming and magical production. Running time: 2hrs 20 mins(including one interval)
BBFC certificate: U
Verdi’sLa traviata is famous for its complex and sympathetic portrayal of tragic heroine Violetta, a Parisian courtesan who recounts her life through a series of memories on her deathbed. It is a celebration of life itself but in a society obsessed with class, qualities such as generosity, compassion and self-sacrifice are frowned upon. As aproduct of this society, Alfredo, the passionate, spellbound lover is torn between his love for Violetta and conformity to stifling social mores.
Despite its period setting, David McVicar's enduring production of La traviata invitesa new reading of the plot, exploring the psychology and innermost feelings ofthe characters in intimate moments. These scenes are contrasted with decadent turn-of-the-century set pieces in Verdi’s tragedy of a noble love sacrificed on the altar of bourgeois morality. (Approx 2hrs 50 mins)
Celebrate the conclusion to 2020 with the Berliner Philharmoniker's glittering New Year’s Eve Concert. This fantastic event screening will bring the diversity of Spanish music to life. The virtuoso guitarist Pablo Sáinz-Villegas will play Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, and Chief Conductor Kirill Petrenko willlead his orchestra into the New Year with a programme full of atmosphere consisting of familiar favourites and rediscoveries. Running Time approx. 2hrs