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  • The Personal History of David Copperfield

    From 24th January 2020

    Adapting one of Charles Dickensí most beloved characters, Armando Iannucci and regular co-writer Simon Blackwell have created a crowd pleasing Victorian-set epic that feels very modern, fresh and funny. Read more

  • Bombshell

    From Friday 17th January 2020

    With a star-studded cast including Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman, Bombshell focuses on a sexual harassment scandal that rocked media empire Fox News, coming to a head in 2016. Read more

  • 1917

    From Friday 10th January

    See visually extravagant drama 1917 at the only Birmingham cinema dating back to WWI still showing films today.

    At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers, Blakeís own brother among them.

    Golden Globe Winner - Best Motion Picture & Best Director Read more

Next 7 Days

  • The Personal History of David Copperfield

    From 24th January 2020

    Adapting one of Charles Dickensí most beloved characters, Armando Iannucci and regular co-writer Simon Blackwell have created a crowd pleasing Victorian-set epic that feels very modern, fresh and funny. Read more

  • Bombshell

    From Friday 17th January 2020

    With a star-studded cast including Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman, Bombshell focuses on a sexual harassment scandal that rocked media empire Fox News, coming to a head in 2016. Read more

  • 1917

    From Friday 10th January

    See visually extravagant drama 1917 at the only Birmingham cinema dating back to WWI still showing films today.

    At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers, Blakeís own brother among them.

    Golden Globe Winner - Best Motion Picture & Best Director Read more

  • The Lighthouse

    From 31st January 2020

    Following his acclaimed film The Witch, Robert Eggers is back with his psychological thriller that conicals the slow descent into madness of two lighthouse keepers on a remote New England island at the turn of the 19th Century. Read more

  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    From Friday 31st January 2020

    Toby, a disillusioned film director, becomes pulled into a world of time-jumping fantasy when a Spanish cobbler believes him to be Sancho Panza. He gradually becomes unable to tell dreams from reality. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: La Dolce Vita

    Sunday 2nd & Thursday 9th February

    Back on the big screen to celebrate both its 60th anniversary and Felliniís centenary, La Dolce Vita is an enchanting fable of fame and folly. Read more

All Films & Events

  • The Personal History of David Copperfield

    From 24th January 2020

    Adapting one of Charles Dickensí most beloved characters, Armando Iannucci and regular co-writer Simon Blackwell have created a crowd pleasing Victorian-set epic that feels very modern, fresh and funny. Read more

  • Bombshell

    From Friday 17th January 2020

    With a star-studded cast including Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman, Bombshell focuses on a sexual harassment scandal that rocked media empire Fox News, coming to a head in 2016. Read more

  • 1917

    From Friday 10th January

    See visually extravagant drama 1917 at the only Birmingham cinema dating back to WWI still showing films today.

    At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers, Blakeís own brother among them.

    Golden Globe Winner - Best Motion Picture & Best Director Read more

  • Little Women

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    Little Women follows the lives of four sisters, Amy, Jo, Beth and Meg, as they come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Very different from each other, the March sisters stand by each other through difficult and changing times.

    Golden Globe Nominee
    Best Actress - Saoirse Ronan

    Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    1st March 2020

    Get a 'behind the screens' tour of the UK's oldest working cinema and find out about the building's fascinating history, stretching from 1909 to the present day. Read more

  • The Lighthouse

    From 31st January 2020

    Following his acclaimed film The Witch, Robert Eggers is back with his psychological thriller that conicals the slow descent into madness of two lighthouse keepers on a remote New England island at the turn of the 19th Century. Read more

  • Parasite - Special Preview

    Special Preview - 3rd February 2020

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    Golden Globe Winner - Best Motion Picture (Foreign Language) Read more

  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    From Friday 31st January 2020

    Toby, a disillusioned film director, becomes pulled into a world of time-jumping fantasy when a Spanish cobbler believes him to be Sancho Panza. He gradually becomes unable to tell dreams from reality. Read more

  • Parasite

    From 7th February 2020

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    BAFTA Nominee - Best Film, Best Director,
    Golden Globe Nominee - Best Director, Best Screenplay
    Golden Globe Winner -Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: La Dolce Vita

    Sunday 2nd & Thursday 9th February

    Back on the big screen to celebrate both its 60th anniversary and Felliniís centenary, La Dolce Vita is an enchanting fable of fame and folly. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: El Topo

    Sunday 9th & Thursday 13th February.

    It's catalyst that ignited the midnight movie phenomenon and the legendary cult classic! Alejandro Jodorowsky's surreal masterpiece El Topo returns to cinemas Read more

  • Emma

    From Friday 14th February

    Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined. Read more

  • Valentine's Day Special Screening: Brief Encounter

    Friday 14th February

    Released in 1945 Brief Encounter is considered one of David Lean's finest films and to this day constantly appears in List of the best British films ever and as such is the perfect choice for this special Valentine's Day screening. Read more

  • Moulin Rouge With Cocktails

    Saturday 15th February

    Join hosts Tony and Ryan as they take you on a tour of the finest Parisian Cocktails paired with a showing of Baz Luhrmannís musical classic Moulin Rouge! Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Sunday 16th & Thursday 20th February

    Elia Kazanís classic film of Tennessee Williamsí stage hit, starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden is back on the big screen. Read more

  • Little Joe

    From Friday 21st February

    Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy. Read more

  • Howl's Moving Castle with 5 Studio Ghibli Inspired Drinks

    Sunday 23rd February

    The 5th instalment of the longstanding event by The Vanguard Cocktail Bar & Meadery will be hosted in collaboration with the Electric Cinema. Enjoy Howl's Moving Castle with sake, cocktails and interesting Japanese flavours with 5 Ghibli-inspired drinks from the team of The Vanguard. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Cyrano de Bergerac

    Sunday 23rd & Thursday 27th February

    Starring Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Gerard Depardieu as the swashbuckling hero with a gift for verse - and a prominent proboscis Ė who is madly in love with the most beautiful woman in Paris.

    One of the most popular foreign language films ever released in UK, this colourful and vibrant period drama won 4 BAFTAS on its original release in 1990. Read more

  • The Found Footage Festival

    The Found Footage Festival, the acclaimed touring showcase of odd and hilarious found videos, is coming to the UK with a brand-new show, Volume 9. Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, whose credits include The Onion and The Colbert Report, will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Found Footage Festival in a nine date tour across England. Read more

  • NT LIVE - Cyrano De Bergerac

    18th March at 7.30 pm

    James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre, the most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now. Director Jamie Lloyd and adapter Martin Crimp have updated and mutated Edmond Rostandís 1897 verse drama about a soldier-poet with an enormous nose into a stripped-back, street-style rap battle. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Elephant Man 40th Anniversary

    Sunday 22nd & Thursday 26th March
    The Elephant Man is an extraordinary and intensely moving true story of bravery and humanity. John Merrick (John Hurt) is The Elephant Man - forced into circus sideshows and spurned by society because of the disfiguring disabilities he was born with. Rescued by a well-meaning surgeon (Anthony Hopkins), he attempts to escape a life of prejudice and cruelty as he tries to fit into a world ruled by Victorian sensibilities. Read more

  • No Time To Die

    From Thursday 2nd April

    Daniel Craig is back as 007 James Bond for the final time. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine - Vintage & Retro Classics

  • Cinematic Time Machine: La Dolce Vita

    Sunday 2nd & Thursday 9th February

    Back on the big screen to celebrate both its 60th anniversary and Felliniís centenary, La Dolce Vita is an enchanting fable of fame and folly. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: El Topo

    Sunday 9th & Thursday 13th February.

    It's catalyst that ignited the midnight movie phenomenon and the legendary cult classic! Alejandro Jodorowsky's surreal masterpiece El Topo returns to cinemas Read more

  • Valentine's Day Special Screening: Brief Encounter

    Friday 14th February

    Released in 1945 Brief Encounter is considered one of David Lean's finest films and to this day constantly appears in List of the best British films ever and as such is the perfect choice for this special Valentine's Day screening. Read more

  • Moulin Rouge With Cocktails

    Saturday 15th February

    Join hosts Tony and Ryan as they take you on a tour of the finest Parisian Cocktails paired with a showing of Baz Luhrmannís musical classic Moulin Rouge! Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Sunday 16th & Thursday 20th February

    Elia Kazanís classic film of Tennessee Williamsí stage hit, starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden is back on the big screen. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Cyrano de Bergerac

    Sunday 23rd & Thursday 27th February

    Starring Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Gerard Depardieu as the swashbuckling hero with a gift for verse - and a prominent proboscis Ė who is madly in love with the most beautiful woman in Paris.

    One of the most popular foreign language films ever released in UK, this colourful and vibrant period drama won 4 BAFTAS on its original release in 1990. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Elephant Man 40th Anniversary

    Sunday 22nd & Thursday 26th March
    The Elephant Man is an extraordinary and intensely moving true story of bravery and humanity. John Merrick (John Hurt) is The Elephant Man - forced into circus sideshows and spurned by society because of the disfiguring disabilities he was born with. Rescued by a well-meaning surgeon (Anthony Hopkins), he attempts to escape a life of prejudice and cruelty as he tries to fit into a world ruled by Victorian sensibilities. Read more

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  • The Personal History of David Copperfield

    From 24th January 2020

    Adapting one of Charles Dickensí most beloved characters, Armando Iannucci and regular co-writer Simon Blackwell have created a crowd pleasing Victorian-set epic that feels very modern, fresh and funny. Read more

  • Bombshell

    From Friday 17th January 2020

    With a star-studded cast including Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman, Bombshell focuses on a sexual harassment scandal that rocked media empire Fox News, coming to a head in 2016. Read more

  • 1917

    From Friday 10th January

    See visually extravagant drama 1917 at the only Birmingham cinema dating back to WWI still showing films today.

    At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers, Blakeís own brother among them.

    Golden Globe Winner - Best Motion Picture & Best Director Read more

  • Little Women

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    Little Women follows the lives of four sisters, Amy, Jo, Beth and Meg, as they come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Very different from each other, the March sisters stand by each other through difficult and changing times.

    Golden Globe Nominee
    Best Actress - Saoirse Ronan

    Read more

  • The Lighthouse

    From 31st January 2020

    Following his acclaimed film The Witch, Robert Eggers is back with his psychological thriller that conicals the slow descent into madness of two lighthouse keepers on a remote New England island at the turn of the 19th Century. Read more

  • Parasite - Special Preview

    Special Preview - 3rd February 2020

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    Golden Globe Winner - Best Motion Picture (Foreign Language) Read more

  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    From Friday 31st January 2020

    Toby, a disillusioned film director, becomes pulled into a world of time-jumping fantasy when a Spanish cobbler believes him to be Sancho Panza. He gradually becomes unable to tell dreams from reality. Read more

  • Parasite

    From 7th February 2020

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    BAFTA Nominee - Best Film, Best Director,
    Golden Globe Nominee - Best Director, Best Screenplay
    Golden Globe Winner -Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: La Dolce Vita

    Sunday 2nd & Thursday 9th February

    Back on the big screen to celebrate both its 60th anniversary and Felliniís centenary, La Dolce Vita is an enchanting fable of fame and folly. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: El Topo

    Sunday 9th & Thursday 13th February.

    It's catalyst that ignited the midnight movie phenomenon and the legendary cult classic! Alejandro Jodorowsky's surreal masterpiece El Topo returns to cinemas Read more

  • Emma

    From Friday 14th February

    Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined. Read more

  • Valentine's Day Special Screening: Brief Encounter

    Friday 14th February

    Released in 1945 Brief Encounter is considered one of David Lean's finest films and to this day constantly appears in List of the best British films ever and as such is the perfect choice for this special Valentine's Day screening. Read more

  • Moulin Rouge With Cocktails

    Saturday 15th February

    Join hosts Tony and Ryan as they take you on a tour of the finest Parisian Cocktails paired with a showing of Baz Luhrmannís musical classic Moulin Rouge! Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Sunday 16th & Thursday 20th February

    Elia Kazanís classic film of Tennessee Williamsí stage hit, starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden is back on the big screen. Read more

  • Howl's Moving Castle with 5 Studio Ghibli Inspired Drinks

    Sunday 23rd February

    The 5th instalment of the longstanding event by The Vanguard Cocktail Bar & Meadery will be hosted in collaboration with the Electric Cinema. Enjoy Howl's Moving Castle with sake, cocktails and interesting Japanese flavours with 5 Ghibli-inspired drinks from the team of The Vanguard. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Cyrano de Bergerac

    Sunday 23rd & Thursday 27th February

    Starring Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Gerard Depardieu as the swashbuckling hero with a gift for verse - and a prominent proboscis Ė who is madly in love with the most beautiful woman in Paris.

    One of the most popular foreign language films ever released in UK, this colourful and vibrant period drama won 4 BAFTAS on its original release in 1990. Read more

  • NT LIVE - Cyrano De Bergerac

    18th March at 7.30 pm

    James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre, the most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now. Director Jamie Lloyd and adapter Martin Crimp have updated and mutated Edmond Rostandís 1897 verse drama about a soldier-poet with an enormous nose into a stripped-back, street-style rap battle. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Elephant Man 40th Anniversary

    Sunday 22nd & Thursday 26th March
    The Elephant Man is an extraordinary and intensely moving true story of bravery and humanity. John Merrick (John Hurt) is The Elephant Man - forced into circus sideshows and spurned by society because of the disfiguring disabilities he was born with. Rescued by a well-meaning surgeon (Anthony Hopkins), he attempts to escape a life of prejudice and cruelty as he tries to fit into a world ruled by Victorian sensibilities. Read more

Coming Soon

  • The Personal History of David Copperfield

    From 24th January 2020

    Adapting one of Charles Dickensí most beloved characters, Armando Iannucci and regular co-writer Simon Blackwell have created a crowd pleasing Victorian-set epic that feels very modern, fresh and funny. Read more

  • Bombshell

    From Friday 17th January 2020

    With a star-studded cast including Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman, Bombshell focuses on a sexual harassment scandal that rocked media empire Fox News, coming to a head in 2016. Read more

  • 1917

    From Friday 10th January

    See visually extravagant drama 1917 at the only Birmingham cinema dating back to WWI still showing films today.

    At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers, Blakeís own brother among them.

    Golden Globe Winner - Best Motion Picture & Best Director Read more

  • Little Women

    From Friday 3rd January 2020

    Little Women follows the lives of four sisters, Amy, Jo, Beth and Meg, as they come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Very different from each other, the March sisters stand by each other through difficult and changing times.

    Golden Globe Nominee
    Best Actress - Saoirse Ronan

    Read more

  • The Lighthouse

    From 31st January 2020

    Following his acclaimed film The Witch, Robert Eggers is back with his psychological thriller that conicals the slow descent into madness of two lighthouse keepers on a remote New England island at the turn of the 19th Century. Read more

  • Parasite - Special Preview

    Special Preview - 3rd February 2020

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    Golden Globe Winner - Best Motion Picture (Foreign Language) Read more

  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    From Friday 31st January 2020

    Toby, a disillusioned film director, becomes pulled into a world of time-jumping fantasy when a Spanish cobbler believes him to be Sancho Panza. He gradually becomes unable to tell dreams from reality. Read more

  • Parasite

    From 7th February 2020

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    BAFTA Nominee - Best Film, Best Director,
    Golden Globe Nominee - Best Director, Best Screenplay
    Golden Globe Winner -Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: La Dolce Vita

    Sunday 2nd & Thursday 9th February

    Back on the big screen to celebrate both its 60th anniversary and Felliniís centenary, La Dolce Vita is an enchanting fable of fame and folly. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: El Topo

    Sunday 9th & Thursday 13th February.

    It's catalyst that ignited the midnight movie phenomenon and the legendary cult classic! Alejandro Jodorowsky's surreal masterpiece El Topo returns to cinemas Read more

  • Emma

    From Friday 14th February

    Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined. Read more

  • Valentine's Day Special Screening: Brief Encounter

    Friday 14th February

    Released in 1945 Brief Encounter is considered one of David Lean's finest films and to this day constantly appears in List of the best British films ever and as such is the perfect choice for this special Valentine's Day screening. Read more

  • Moulin Rouge With Cocktails

    Saturday 15th February

    Join hosts Tony and Ryan as they take you on a tour of the finest Parisian Cocktails paired with a showing of Baz Luhrmannís musical classic Moulin Rouge! Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Sunday 16th & Thursday 20th February

    Elia Kazanís classic film of Tennessee Williamsí stage hit, starring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden is back on the big screen. Read more

  • Little Joe

    From Friday 21st February

    Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy. Read more

  • Howl's Moving Castle with 5 Studio Ghibli Inspired Drinks

    Sunday 23rd February

    The 5th instalment of the longstanding event by The Vanguard Cocktail Bar & Meadery will be hosted in collaboration with the Electric Cinema. Enjoy Howl's Moving Castle with sake, cocktails and interesting Japanese flavours with 5 Ghibli-inspired drinks from the team of The Vanguard. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Cyrano de Bergerac

    Sunday 23rd & Thursday 27th February

    Starring Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Gerard Depardieu as the swashbuckling hero with a gift for verse - and a prominent proboscis Ė who is madly in love with the most beautiful woman in Paris.

    One of the most popular foreign language films ever released in UK, this colourful and vibrant period drama won 4 BAFTAS on its original release in 1990. Read more

  • NT LIVE - Cyrano De Bergerac

    18th March at 7.30 pm

    James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre, the most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now. Director Jamie Lloyd and adapter Martin Crimp have updated and mutated Edmond Rostandís 1897 verse drama about a soldier-poet with an enormous nose into a stripped-back, street-style rap battle. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: The Elephant Man 40th Anniversary

    Sunday 22nd & Thursday 26th March
    The Elephant Man is an extraordinary and intensely moving true story of bravery and humanity. John Merrick (John Hurt) is The Elephant Man - forced into circus sideshows and spurned by society because of the disfiguring disabilities he was born with. Rescued by a well-meaning surgeon (Anthony Hopkins), he attempts to escape a life of prejudice and cruelty as he tries to fit into a world ruled by Victorian sensibilities. Read more

  • No Time To Die

    From Thursday 2nd April

    Daniel Craig is back as 007 James Bond for the final time. Read more

Live Theatre & Concert Screenings

  • NT LIVE - Cyrano De Bergerac

    18th March at 7.30 pm

    James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre, the most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now. Director Jamie Lloyd and adapter Martin Crimp have updated and mutated Edmond Rostandís 1897 verse drama about a soldier-poet with an enormous nose into a stripped-back, street-style rap battle. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    1st March 2020

    Get a 'behind the screens' tour of the UK's oldest working cinema and find out about the building's fascinating history, stretching from 1909 to the present day. Read more

  • Parasite - Special Preview

    Special Preview - 3rd February 2020

    The South Korean Palme d'Or winning black comedy thriller about a family of fraudsters down on their luck who lie and cheat their way into the lives of an affluent family.

    Golden Globe Winner - Best Motion Picture (Foreign Language) Read more

  • Valentine's Day Special Screening: Brief Encounter

    Friday 14th February

    Released in 1945 Brief Encounter is considered one of David Lean's finest films and to this day constantly appears in List of the best British films ever and as such is the perfect choice for this special Valentine's Day screening. Read more

  • Moulin Rouge With Cocktails

    Saturday 15th February

    Join hosts Tony and Ryan as they take you on a tour of the finest Parisian Cocktails paired with a showing of Baz Luhrmannís musical classic Moulin Rouge! Read more

  • Howl's Moving Castle with 5 Studio Ghibli Inspired Drinks

    Sunday 23rd February

    The 5th instalment of the longstanding event by The Vanguard Cocktail Bar & Meadery will be hosted in collaboration with the Electric Cinema. Enjoy Howl's Moving Castle with sake, cocktails and interesting Japanese flavours with 5 Ghibli-inspired drinks from the team of The Vanguard. Read more

  • NT LIVE - Cyrano De Bergerac

    18th March at 7.30 pm

    James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre, the most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now. Director Jamie Lloyd and adapter Martin Crimp have updated and mutated Edmond Rostandís 1897 verse drama about a soldier-poet with an enormous nose into a stripped-back, street-style rap battle. Read more