Event Cinema

The very best in ballet, opera, theatre and more on screen at The Harlequin, Enjoy upcoming events from the Bolshoi Ballet, National Theatre, RSC, Royal Opera House, English National Opera and a variety of live and recorded concerts!

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  • Tickets from: £14.00 - £16.00
  • first showing: Thu 27 Jul 2017
  • last showing: Thu 27 Jul 2017

NT Live: Angels in America Part 2, Perestroika 15

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Russell Tovey (The Pass).


  • Showing Times: 19.00
  • Running Time: 225 mins
  • Tickets from: £14.00 - £16.00
  • first showing: Thu 31 Aug 2017
  • last showing: Thu 31 Aug 2017

NT Live: Yerma 15

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

  • Showing Times: 19.00
  • Running Time: 120 mins
  • Tickets from: £16.00 - £18.00
  • first showing: Thu 14 Sep 2017
  • last showing: Thu 14 Sep 2017

Carmen on the Lake

On 14 September, experience Carmen like never before – recorded live on the floating stage of Lake Constance in Bregenz, Austria. Bizet’s classic tale of passion, obsession and destiny is sure to captivate your heart with its beautiful Spanish melodies, spectacular staging and innovative use of the lake’s water as an extension of the stage.

  • Showing Times: Thursday 14 september at 7.30pm
  • Running Time: TBC
  • Tickets from: £16.00 - £18.00
  • first showing: Wed 20 Sep 2017
  • last showing: Wed 20 Sep 2017

Royal Opera House: The Magic Flute

Julia Jones conducts the Royal Opera's spellbinding production of Mozart's The Magic Flute with a wonderful cast including Roderick Williams as Papageno. 

  • Showing Times: Wednesday 20 September at 7.15pm
  • Running Time: 3 hours and 10 minutes including one interval
  • Tickets from: £11.00 - £13.00
  • first showing: Sun 1 Oct 2017
  • last showing: Sun 1 Oct 2017

Exhibition on Screen: Canaletto and the Art of Venice

The remarkable group of over 200 paintings, drawings and prints on display offer unparalleled insight into the artistry of Canaletto and his contemporaries, and the city he became a master at capturing. The film also offers the chance to step inside two official royal residences - Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle – to learn more about the artist, and Joseph Smith, the man who introduced Canaletto to Britain.

  • Showing Times: Sunday 1st October at 3.30pm
  • Running Time: 85 mins
  • Tickets from: £16.00 - £18.00
  • first showing: Tue 3 Oct 2017
  • last showing: Tue 3 Oct 2017

Royal Opera House: La Bohème

Puccini's passionate opera is conducted by Antonio Pappano and stars a superb young cast including Nicole Car, Michael Fabiano and Mariusz Kwiecien, in a new production by Richard Jon.

  • Showing Times: Tuesday 3 October at 7.15pm
  • Running Time: 2 hours and 35 minutes including one interval