National Theatre Live: Small Island

Nov 24, 2019, 1pm Nov 30, 2019, 1pm
National Theatre Live Small Island adapted by Helen Edmundson based on the novel by Andrea Levy   Andrea Levy's Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live's 10th birthday. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948-the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tillbury, England. The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the ... (View more)

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema: The Nutcracker

Dec 21, 2019, 1pm Dec 29, 2019, 1pm
Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema  The Nutcracker Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography by Yuri Grigorovich   On Christmas Eve, the mysterious Drosselmeyer brings a Nutcracker doll as a gift for his goddaughter Marie. At midnight, the doll comes to life and finds himself in a battle led with the Mouse King, while Marie watches in fear. The Bolshoi's magical Nutcracker production captivates audiences of all ages and brings them on a whirlwind journey of enchantment with rising star Soloist Margarita Shrainer perfectly embodying Marie's innocence and joy along with the supremely elegant Principal Dancer Semyon Chudin as her Nutcracker Prince. A timeless holiday classic accompanied by Tchaikovsky's beloved score.  ... (View more)

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