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  • Victoria & Abdul (PG)

    Thursday 26th April 7.30pm (doors 7.00pm)

    Abdul Karim arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee.  The young clerk is surprised to find favour with the Queen herself.  As Victoria questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance that her household and inner circle try to destroy.  As their friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes, joyfully reclaiming her humanity.

    Starring Judi Dench and Ali Fazal.  With Tim Pigott-Smith, Eddie Izzard, Michael Gambon, Simon Callow.

    Film
    PG
  • Manon

    Thursday 3rd May 7.15pm (doors 6.45pm)

    Kenneth MacMillan's powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux's tragic love is a masterpiece of modern ballet.  Music by Massenet.

     

    Manon's brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love.  They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress she can't resist.  With the Lescauts' encouragement Des Grieux cheats at cards in an attempt to win Monsieur G.M.'s fortune.  They are caught.  Manon is arrested as a prostitute and deported to New Orleans, followed by Des Grieux.  On the run, Manon dies from exhaustion.

    With Sarah Lamb, Vadim Muntagirov, Ryoichi Hirano, Itziar Mendizabal, Gary Avis and Vasko Vassilev.

    Ballet
    12A
  • The Party (15)

    Thursday 24th May 7.30pm (doors 7.00pm)

    Janet hosts a party to celebrate her new promotion, but once the guests arrive it becomes clear that not everything is going to go down as smoothly as the red wine.

    Starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy and Patricia Clarkson.

    Film
    15
  • Swan Lake

    Tuesday 12th June 7.15pm (doors 6.45pm)

    The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky's magnificent classical ballet, with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane.

     

    Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934.  This season The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. While remaining faithful to the Petipa-Ivanov text, Scarlett will bring fresh eyes to the staging of this classic ballet, in colleboration with his long-term designed John Macfarlane.

     

    Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting.  When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night.

     

    Ballet
    12A