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NT Live: War Horse (Encore) (12A)

NT Live: War Horse (Encore)

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford in association with the award-winning Handspring Puppet Company.

 

The critically acclaimed and international smash-hit play War Horse returns to cinemas for the first time this November to mark Remembrance Day.

 

At the outbreak of World War One, Albert’s beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France. Though still not old enough to enlist he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.


Now seen by more than 8 million people around the world, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage. 

Tuesday 15 Dec 202019:00 Book Now (Amey Theatre)
Saturday 19 Dec 202014:00 Book Now (Amey Theatre)
Sunday 20 Dec 202019:00 Book Now (Amey Theatre)

NT Live: Fleabag (Encore) (15)

NT Live: Fleabag (Encore)

★★★★★ 'Witty, filthy and supreme.' Guardian


Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones, Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life.


Fleabag may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose.


The hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, was captured live on stage from London’s West End in 2019.


Presented by DryWrite, Soho Theatre and Annapurna Theatre.


Wednesday 16 Dec 202019:00 Book Now (Amey Theatre)

ROH Live: The Nutcracker (Encore) (U)

ROH Live: The Nutcracker (Encore)

The Royal Ballet celebrated Peter Wright’s 90th birthday with his much-loved production of this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score. Starring Lauren Cuthbertson, Federico Bonelli, Francesca Hayward and AlexanderCampbell.


Peter Wright's interpretation of The Nutcracker has been enchanting children and adults alike sinceits first performance by The Royal Ballet in 1984. Lev Ivanov's 1892 ballet combined withTchaikovsky's sumptuous, iconic score are presented in a festive period setting with vivid designs tomake this a charming and magical production.


Loosely based on the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann, the ballet begins in the 19th-century German home of the Stahlbaums, where they are hosting a lively Christmas party. The period setting is captured in opulent detail by Julia Trevelyan Oman's designs, which include authentic Christmas tree decorations that are magically brought to life.


Wright's choreography ingeniously incorporates surviving fragments of the ballet's original material, including the sublime pas de deux for the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince. But in emphasizing the relationship between Clara and the Nutcracker, the production also gains a touching subtext of first love

Thursday 17 Dec 202019:00 Book Now (Amey Theatre)
Sunday 20 Dec 202014:00 Book Now (Amey Theatre)

NT Live: Hansard (Encore) (12A)

NT Live: Hansard (Encore)

Hansard; noun

The official report of all parliamentary debates.


See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this new play by Simon Woods, captured live in 2019 from the National Theatre in London.


It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital scrapping quickly turns to blood-sport.


Don’t miss this witty and devastating portrait of the governing class, directed by Simon Godwin (NT Live: Antony & Cleopatra, Twelfth Night).


Friday 18 Dec 202019:00 Book Now (Amey Theatre)