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As part of our daily programme of special screenings & events, we bring guest speakers to the city to celebrate their work and new film releases. In recent months, we have been pleased to welcome Shane Meadows, Paddy Considine, John Shuttleworth and Noah and the Whale.

Upcoming Films & Events

Richard II
Richard II - RSC
The first show from the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Company to be broadcast in cinemas. RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs David Tennant in the title role.
Part man, part machine, all cop.
National Theatre Live King Lear
National Theatre Live: King Lear(12A)
Sam Mendes returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy.
The Punk Singer
The Punk Singer: A Film About Kathleen Hanna(15)
Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre, rose to national attention as the voice of the riot grrrl movement. She became one of the most famously outspoken feminist icons, a cultural lightning rod.
RSC - Henry IV
RSC Live: Henry IV Part I
With his crown under threat from enemies both foreign and domestic, Henry IV prepares for war. Having deposed the previous king, he is only too aware of the tenuousness of his position, and of the price to be paid if he falters.
The Trip to Italy
The Trip to Italy + live satellite Q&A with Steve Coogan & Rob Brydon(15)
This special event, exclusive to cinemas, reunites the two stars to bring their inimitable banter live, as they discuss the popular series and take questions from the audience.
NTL Curious Incident
National Theatre Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Encore)(15)
Mark Haddon’s celebrated, multi-award-winning novel is beautifully and imaginatively adapted into a stage play for the first time.
Spinal Tap
MIDNIGHT MARAUDERS: This Is Spinal Tap(15)
Cult metal mockumentary capturing the rock come back of the century in all its painful glory.
City Lights
Chaplin Festival: City Lights - with live score(U)
Combining some of Chaplin’s hilarious comedic scenes with heart-warming emotion, one of silent comedy’s crown jewels ‘City Lights’ is a romantic tale of the adorable tramp falling in love with a young blind flowergirl who mistakes him for a millionaire.
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Globe on Screen: The Tempest
Wed 28 May 20.00 and 1 more
Imbued with a spirit of magic and the supernatural, The Tempest is Shakespeare’s late great masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment.
Matisse: Live from Tate Modern
Broadcast live into cinemas across the UK, enjoy an exclusive, intimate, behind the scenes tour of this unmissable exhibition Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
National Theatre Live - A Small Family Business
National Theatre Live: A Small Family Buisness(12A)
Jack McCracken: a man of principle in a corrupt world. But not for long. Moments after taking over his father-in-law’s business he’s approached by a private detective armed with some compromising information...
Glyndebourne: Der Rosenkavalier
Glyndebourne Opera 2014: Der Rosenkavalier
Richard Strauss' opera of comic intrique centring around four characters - the aristocratic Marschallin, her very young lover Count Octavian Rofrano, her coarse cousin Baron Ochs, and Ochs' prospective fiancée Sophie, daughter of a rich bourgeois.
RSC - Henry IV
RSC Live: Henry IV Part II
King Henry's health is failing as a second rebellion threatens to surface. Intent on securing his legacy, he is uncertain that Hal is a worthy heir, believing him to be more concerned with earthly pleasures than with the responsibility of rule.
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Globe on Screen: Macbeth
Wed 25 June 20.00 and 1 more
From its mesmerising first moments to the last fulfilment of the witches’ prophecy, Shakespeare’s gripping account of the profoundest engagement with the forces of evil enthrals the imagination.
Glyndebourne Opera - Don Giovanni
Glyndebourne Opera 2014: Don Giovanni
A revivial of the 2010 Festival production conducted by Andres Orozco-Estrada and directed by Jonathan Kent. This version of Mozart's "dark shaded comic opera" became a Glyndebourne classic.
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Globe on Screen: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Wed 16 July 20.00 and 1 more
Shakespeare put some of his most dazzling dramatic poetry at the service of this teasing, glittering, hilarious and amazingly inventive play, whose seriousness is only fleetingly glimpsed beneath its dreamlike surface.
Glyndebourne Opera: La Traviata
Glyndebourne Opera 2014: La Traviata
New production of Verdi's opera conducted by Sir Mark Elder and directed by Tom Cairns. At one of her brilliant supper parties, the beautiful but frail demi-mondaine, Violetta Valéry, meets the well-born Alfredo Germont.
RSC Two Gentlemen of Verona
RSC Live: Two Gentlemen of Verona
Valentine and Proteus are best friends until they both fall in love with the Duke's daughter Silvia....
National Theatre Live: Medea
National Theatre Live: Medea(12A)
Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell.

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