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André Rieu 2022 Maastricht Concert: Happy Days are Here Again! (U)

André Rieu 2022 Maastricht Concert: Happy Days are Here Again!

Come and join André’s epic summer party. André Rieu is back after more than two years, with a brand-new concert from Maastricht. Enjoy a magical evening filled with feel-good melodies and romantic waltzes.


Book Tickets

Saturday 27 Aug 202219:15
Sunday 28 Aug 202216:00

Elvis (12A)

Elvis

The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks). The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker spanning over 20 years, from Presley's rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the most significant and influential people in Elvis's life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).

Book Tickets

Wednesday 10 Aug 202215:30
Thursday 11 Aug 202215:30
Saturday 13 Aug 202220:00
Sunday 14 Aug 202215:30
Monday 15 Aug 202219:15

Exhibition on Screen: Cézanne: Portraits of a Life (PG)

Exhibition on Screen: Cézanne: Portraits of a Life

Exhibition on Screen is thrilled to be bringing

back one of its most successful ever films,

dedicated to the life and work of Paul Cézanne.

One cannot appreciate 20th century art without

understanding the significance and genius of Paul

Cézanne.


Filmed at the National Portrait Gallery in London,

with additional interviews from experts and

curators from MoMA in New York, National Gallery

of Art in Washington DC, and Musée d’Orsay in

Paris, and correspondence from the artist himself,

the film takes audiences to the places Cézanne

lived and worked and sheds light on an artist who

is perhaps one of the least known and yet most

important of all the Impressionists.

Book Tickets

Tuesday 29 Nov 202217:15
Wednesday 30 Nov 202214:00
Thursday 1 Dec 202220:00
Sunday 4 Dec 202215:45

Exhibition on Screen: Hopper: Light and Shade (PG)

Exhibition on Screen: Hopper: Light and Shade

Hopper’s work is the most recognizable art in

America – popular, praised, and mysterious.

Countless painters, photographers, filmmakers

and musicians have been influenced by his art

– but who was he, and how did a struggling

illustrator create such a bounty of notable work?

This new film takes a deep look into Hopper’s

art, his life, and his relationships.

Book Tickets

Tuesday 18 Oct 202217:00
Wednesday 19 Oct 202214:00
Tuesday 1 Nov 202220:00
Wednesday 2 Nov 202214:00

Father Earth with Graham Fellows Q&A (PG)

Father Earth with Graham Fellows Q&A

This documentary is true story of one man’s attempt to help save the planet, by converting a derelict church on a windswept island in Orkney into an eco friendly recording studio , having driven a G wiz electric car there all the way from London. Starring Graham Fellows as himself, and his comic alter ego John Shuttleworth , famous for the comedic song ‘ I Can’t go back to Savoury Now ‘ . We are delighted to welcome Graham Fellows to Ilkley for a Q&A after the screening.


 

Book Tickets

Sunday 20 Nov 202216:00

Ghumjeeling : A Meeting by the Railways + Director Q&A (12A)

Ghumjeeling : A Meeting by the Railways + Director Q&A

Martin, an ageing artist is searching for new meaning in his life and takes us on an emotional exploration of his past and how through a chance meeting with Anirban in India has found new forms of creative expression, slowly revealing the magical secret at the bottom of his garden in London.


This screening will follow with a Q&A from Director Anirban Dutta

Book Tickets

Sunday 18 Sep 202214:30

Glyndebourne: La bohème (PG)

Glyndebourne: La bohème

In La bohèmePuccini elevates ordinary people to the level of the extraordinary, the tragic, the timeless –transformed by a score that has seduced generations of audiences. Fresh from Festival 2022, Glyndebourne’s new five-star production is ‘a masterpiece in monochrome’ (The Arts Desk). With a ‘megawatt Mimì’, director Floris Visser delivers a ‘fresh take' on one of the greatest operas of all time (The Times).When seamstress Mimì meets the struggling writer Rodolfo they are instantly drawn together. But Paris is a city of hardship as well as love, as the two young Bohemians and their friends soon discover.

Book Tickets

Sunday 11 Sep 202216:30

Joyride (15)

Joyride

Joy (Academy Award Winner® Olivia Colman) and Mully (Reid) are two lovable rogues. Joy is angry – she’s got a baby and motherhood does not come naturally to her; she feels she’s tossed her own dreams aside to give a screeching monster unconditional love. And, if she’s honest to herself, when she looks in the mirror she sees the shadow of her own neglectful mother. Twelve-year-old Mully also has a mum-shaped void in his life, as well as a conman dad. But Mully’s got balls; he knicks his dad’s stash of cash and steals a taxi in a bid for freedom. But, there’s an almighty yell from the back seat. It’s Joy – hungover, freaking out, and holding a baby! As they tear up the road on their riotous misadventure, we follow these roguish ‘outlaws’ in search of their dreams, in this feel-good, foul-mouthed fairy-tale.



Book Tickets

Wednesday 10 Aug 202217:15
Thursday 11 Aug 202217:15

Kids Club: The Railway Children Return (PG)

Kids Club: The Railway Children Return

The sequel to one of the most cherished, classic British children's books and films The Railway Children. 38 years after the original film took place, now set against the backdrop of WWII and the Blitz, we find Bobby, 60 (Jenny Agutter) is now the retired headmistress of the local high school, that has been called upon to set up an emergency school for evacuee children flooding into the country side to escape from the bombing of the industrial Northern cities...



Book Tickets

Saturday 13 Aug 202210:00

Minions: The Rise of Gru (U)

Minions: The Rise of Gru

In the 1970s, young Gru tries to join a group of supervillains called the Vicious 6 after they oust their leader -- the legendary fighter Wild Knuckles. When the interview turns disastrous, Gru and his Minions go on the run with the Vicious 6 hot on their tails. Luckily, he finds an unlikely source for guidance -- Wild Knuckles himself -- and soon discovers that even bad guys need a little help from their friends.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 10 Aug 202214:30
Thursday 11 Aug 202210:0012:45
Friday 12 Aug 202212:45
Saturday 13 Aug 202211:00
Sunday 14 Aug 202210:00
Monday 15 Aug 202210:30
Tuesday 16 Aug 202210:00
Wednesday 17 Aug 202210:0013:30
Thursday 18 Aug 202210:00

NT Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again (12A)

NT Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again

A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night), based on Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals. After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish. Back on British soil, Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular, terms. Emily Burns directs this spectacularly entertaining new version of Sheridan’s The Rivals. Featuring a cast including Carolina Quentin, Laurie Davidson, Natalie Simpson and Kelvin Fletcher.

Book Tickets

Thursday 6 Oct 202219:00
Sunday 9 Oct 202215:00
Tuesday 11 Oct 202219:00
Thursday 20 Oct 202219:00

NT Live: Much Ado About Nothing (12A)

NT Live: Much Ado About Nothing

Katherine Parkinson(The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity. The legendary family-run Hotel Messina on the Italian Riveria has been visited by artists, celebrities and royalty.But when the owner’s daughter weds a dashing young soldier, not all guests are in the mood for love.A string of scandalous deceptions soon surround not only the young couple, but also the adamantly single Beatrice and Benedick. Following the success of National Theatre Live’s Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night and Antony and Cleopatra, director Simon Godwin returns with this irresistible comedy, broadcast live from the National

Book Tickets

Thursday 22 Sep 202219:00
Sunday 25 Sep 202215:00
Tuesday 27 Sep 202219:15
Thursday 29 Sep 202219:15
Sunday 2 Oct 202215:00

NT Live: Othello (12A)

NT Live: Othello

An extraordinary new production of Shakespeare’s most enduring tragedy, directed by Clint Dyer with a cast that includes Giles Terera (Hamilton), Rosy McEwen (The Alienist) and Paul Hilton (The Inheritance).


She’s a bright, headstrong daughter of a senator; elevated by her status but stifled by its expectations. He’s refugee of slavery; having risen to the top of a white world, he finds love across racial lines has a cost. 


Wed in secret, Desdemona and Othello crave a new life together. But as unseen forces conspire against them, they find their future is not theirs to decide.  


Othello is filmed live on the Lyttleton stage of the National Theatre.




Book Tickets

Thursday 23 Feb 202319:00
Friday 24 Feb 202319:00
Saturday 25 Feb 202319:00
Tuesday 28 Feb 202319:15
Thursday 2 Mar 202319:15

NT Live: Prima Facie (15)

NT Live: Prima Facie

A young, brilliant barrister who loves to win comes face to face with unexpected forces when the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge.


Jodie Comer makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play, which takes us to the heart of where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game.

Book Tickets

Thursday 11 Aug 202219:15 (Sold Out)
Tuesday 16 Aug 202219:15 (Sold Out)
Thursday 18 Aug 202219:15 (Sold Out)
Sunday 21 Aug 202220:00 (Sold Out)
Tuesday 23 Aug 202219:15 (Sold Out)
Saturday 10 Sep 202220:00
Tuesday 13 Sep 202219:15
Friday 16 Sep 202220:00
Tuesday 20 Sep 202219:15

NT Live: The Crucible (12A)

NT Live: The Crucible

A witch hunt is beginning in Arthur Miller’s captivating parable of power with Erin Doherty (The Crown) and Brendan Cowell (Yerma).


Raised to be seen but not heard, a group of young women in Salem suddenly find their words have an almighty power.  As a climate of fear, vendetta and accusation spreads through the community, no one is safe from trial.

 

Lyndsey Turner (Hamlet) directs this contemporary new staging, designed by Tony Award-winner Es Devlin (The Lehman Trilogy). Captured live from the Olivier stage at the National Theatre.



Book Tickets

Thursday 26 Jan 202319:00
Friday 27 Jan 202319:15
Saturday 28 Jan 202319:15
Saturday 4 Feb 202315:00
Tuesday 7 Feb 202319:00

NT Live: The Seagull (12A)

NT Live: The Seagull

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) makes her West End debut in this 21st century retelling of Anton Chekhov’s tale of love and loneliness.


A young woman is desperate for fame and a way out. A young man is pining after the woman of his dreams. A successful writer longs for a sense of achievement. An actress wants to fight the changing of the times. In an isolated home in the countryside, dreams lie in tatters, hopes are dashed, and hearts broken. With nowhere left to turn, the only option is to turn on each other.


Following his critically acclaimed five-star production of Cyrano de Bergerac, Jamie Lloyd brings Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s classic play to stage. Filmed live in London’s West End with a cast including Tom Rhys Harries (White Lines), Daniel Monks (The Normal Heart), Sophie Wu (Fresh Meat) and Indira Varma (Game of Thrones).


Book Tickets

Thursday 3 Nov 202219:00
Friday 4 Nov 202219:15
Tuesday 8 Nov 202219:00
Saturday 12 Nov 202219:15
Sunday 13 Nov 202215:00

Official Competition (15)

Official Competition

Independent cinema darling and Cannes Palme d’Or-winning filmmaker Lola Cuevas (Cruz) is approached by ageing, ailing business mogul Humberto Suárez (José Luis Gómez) to make a film that he hopes will be his legacy for the world. Intended as an adaptation of a much-loved literary work, Cuevas has more experimental intentions than some turgid piece of heritage cinema. Given carte blanche over the casting – Suárez’s only condition was that she choose ‘the best’ – she pits acclaimed but stiflingly snobbish ‘Actor’ Ivan Torres (Martínez) against handsome but superficial screen icon Felix Rivero (Banderas), believing that the inevitable tension between the two can only help the film’s dynamic. She couldn’t be more right, as the three gather for a nine-day rehearsal that sees each pushed to their wits’ end and underpins Cuevas' belief that art is suffering.


Gastón Duprat and Mariano Cohn’s film differs from other movies about movies by honing in on the rehearsal period. This focuses attention more on the actors and their director, without the presence of a crew and allows for more outlandish set-ups, all in the name of ‘finding the character’. It’s clear that the leads revel in the opportunity to send themselves up. Banderas and Martínez are perfect sparring partners, their rivalry often descending into pettiness. But it’s Cruz who steals the show. With a passion as fiery as her wildly out-of-control hair, Cuevas is a force of nature – by turns maniacal, intense and wholly hilarious.

Book Tickets

Friday 9 Sep 202217:00
Saturday 10 Sep 202216:15
Sunday 11 Sep 202220:00
Wednesday 14 Sep 202217:00
Thursday 15 Sep 202219:15

ROH: Aida (Opera) (12A)

ROH: Aida (Opera)

Princess Aida has been kidnapped: a valuable prize in a war between Egypt and Ethiopia. Meanwhile, the ambitious soldier Radames wrestles with his feelings for her. As they draw closer together, each must make an agonising choice between their loyalty to home, and their love for each other.


In this new production, director Robert Carsen situates Verdi’s large-scale political drama within a contemporary world, framing its power struggles and toxic jealousies in the apparatus of a modern, totalitarian state. Antonio Pappano and Mark Elder conduct Verdi’s glorious, monumental score.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 12 Oct 202218:45
Sunday 16 Oct 202214:00

ROH: La Bohème (Opera) (12A)

ROH: La Bohème (Opera)

Paris, 1900. Penniless writer Rodolfo believes that art is all he needs – until he meets Mimì, the lonely seamstress who lives upstairs. So begins a timeless love story that blooms, fades, and rekindles with the passing seasons. But while the couple’s friends, Marcello and Musetta passionately row and make up, a force greater than love threatens to overtake Rodolfo and Mimì.


Richard Jones’s production evokes the vivid contrasts of fin de siècle Paris, from Bohemian apartments to glittering arcades, while Kevin John Edusei, Evelino Pidò and Paul Wynne Griffiths conduct an array of dazzling performers.

Book Tickets

Thursday 20 Oct 202219:15
Sunday 23 Oct 202214:00

ROH: Madama Butterfly (Opera) (12A)

ROH: Madama Butterfly (Opera)

‘Love cannot kill: it brings new life.’


On a starlit night in Nagasaki, these are the words spoken by American soldier Pinkerton to young geisha Cio-Cio-San. But as they both learn, words and promises carelessly spoken can have indelible consequences.


With a score that includes Butterfly’s aria, 'Un bel dì, vedremo' (‘One fine day’) and the Humming Chorus, Giacomo Puccini’s opera is entrancing and ultimately heart-breaking. Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s exquisite production takes inspiration from 19th-century European images of Japan.


In the 2021/22 Season, Dinara Alieva and Lianna Haroutounian share the title role, with Dan Ettinger conducting. In the 22/23 season, Maria Agresta and Lianna Haroutounian share the role of Cio-Cio-San, with Nicola Luisotti conducting.


Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Book Tickets

Tuesday 27 Sep 202219:15
Sunday 2 Oct 202214:00

ROH: Mayerling (Ballet) (12A)

ROH: Mayerling (Ballet)

Inspired by dark and gripping real life events, this Royal Ballet classic depicts the sexual and morbid obsessions of Crown Prince Rudolf leading to the murder-suicide scandal with his mistress Mary Vetsera. The oppressive glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court in the 1880s sets the scene for a suspenseful drama of psychological and political intrigue as Rudolf fixates on his mortality.


Kenneth MacMillan's 1978 ballet remains a masterpiece of storytelling and this revival marks 30 years since the choreographer’s death. Expect to see the Company at its dramatic finestacross potent ensemble scenes and some of the most daring and emotionally demanding pas de deux in the ballet repertory.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 5 Oct 202219:15
Sunday 9 Oct 202214:00

RSC Richard III (12A)

RSC Richard III

Young Richard of Gloucester uses the chaos of the War of the Roses to begin his unscrupulous climb to power in this classic Shakespearean history of a king in the throes of jealousy and murder. Despite being manifestly unfit to govern, he seizes the crown, as King Richard III. But how does he do it? Directed by Gregory Doran and featuring Arthur Hughes (Vassa, The Innocents, #Sugarwater, Then Barbara met Alan) as Richard, this is the thrilling climax to the epic history between the York’s and Lancaster’s as they struggle for the English Crown.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 28 Sep 202219:00
Saturday 1 Oct 202219:00

The Good Boss (15)

The Good Boss

Javier Bardem excels as a corporate boss, who will tell you he’s your best friend just as he’s stabbing you in the back, in this ruthlessly funny corporate satire.

 

Blanco (Bardem) initially appears to be a kindly, if bland, owner of a factory. ‘Don’t treat me like a boss’, he gestures to his employees. But behind the genial façade lies a selfish profiteer. Blanco is all smiles for a visiting journalist and is intent on keeping morale up so he can win a government award. But when he makes a long-serving employee redundant and takes advantage of his latest intern, cracks start to appear in the industrialist’s world.

 

Fernando León de Aranoa previously worked with Bardem on the Escobar biopic Loving Pablo and the gentle drama Mondays in the Sun. With The Good Boss, they change gear dramatically, skillfully balancing humour with a merciless critique of greed. Blanco is emblematic of a wider malaise in society, of corporate executives enjoying the riches of others’ labour and abusing their position of power. And Bardem revels in the split nature of his character. He conveys Blanco’s blandness with a watchability only a bona fide film star can bring to such a role while detailing the character’s mendacity in the way he treats everyone around him. Bardem has previously portrayed a Bond villain and other psychopaths to winning effect and, thanks to his performance, Blanco sits comfortably amongst them.

Book Tickets

Saturday 20 Aug 202216:00
Sunday 21 Aug 202217:00
Monday 22 Aug 202213:45
Tuesday 23 Aug 202216:45
Wednesday 24 Aug 202219:15

The Railway Children Return (PG)

The Railway Children Return

The sequel to one of the most cherished, classic British children's books and films The Railway Children. 38 years after the original film took place, now set against the backdrop of WWII and the Blitz, we find Bobby, 60 (Jenny Agutter) is now the retired headmistress of the local high school, that has been called upon to set up an emergency school for evacuee children flooding into the country side to escape from the bombing of the industrial Northern cities...



Book Tickets

Thursday 11 Aug 202210:45
Friday 12 Aug 202214:00
Saturday 13 Aug 202213:45
Sunday 14 Aug 202210:4512:45
Monday 15 Aug 202211:1514:00
Tuesday 16 Aug 202211:1514:00
Wednesday 17 Aug 202210:4516:00
Thursday 18 Aug 202210:4513:30

The Territory (PG)

The Territory

In the Brazilian rainforest, a battle is being waged between the last of the indigenous Uru-eu-wau-wau tribe and the farmers who, with President Bolsonaro at their backs, are slowly eating into their otherwise protected territory. But young activist and leader Bitate, together with his mentor, Neidinha, is mobilising an army of self-taught journalists to patrol the jungle and catch the land grabbers in action, with a video camera as their only weapon against the chainsaws. The Territory is a highly dramatic documentary in which the battle between right and wrong runs the gamut of emotions, but above all it is a furious and phenomenally compelling tale of courage and resistance.

Book Tickets

Sunday 18 Sep 202217:15
Monday 19 Sep 202217:15
Tuesday 20 Sep 202214:00

Thor: Love and Thunder (12A)

Thor: Love and Thunder

Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is on a journey unlike anything he's ever faced -- a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi) and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who -- to Thor's surprise -- inexplicably wields his magical hammer, Mjolnir, as the Mighty Thor. Together, they embark upon a harrowing cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the God Butcher's vengeance and stop him before it's too late.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 10 Aug 202219:15 (Sold Out)
Thursday 11 Aug 202214:0020:00

Top Gun: Maverick (12A)

Top Gun: Maverick

After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete "Maverick" Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. Training a detachment of graduates for a special assignment, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past and his deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who choose to fly it.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 10 Aug 202220:00
Friday 12 Aug 202220:00
Saturday 13 Aug 202216:00
Sunday 14 Aug 202220:00
Wednesday 17 Aug 202220:00
Thursday 18 Aug 202216:00

Tubular Bells 50th Anniversary Tour (PG)

Tubular Bells 50th Anniversary Tour

A captivating behind-the-scenes documentary and stunning live show recorded in incredible 4K, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the best-selling instrumental album of all time, Mike Oldfield’s iconic Tubular Bells.


Mike Oldfield’s iconic Tubular Bells took the world by storm when it launched in 1973, and nearly 50 years on continues to sell over 100,000 albums per year, with a total of 17.5 million copies sold worldwide and 18 million streams.


In preparation for the 50th anniversary celebration in 2023, this fascinating feature, narrated by award-winning actor Bill Nighy, uncovers the history behind the music with raw emotion and drama. This rich story is brought to life by celebrity interviews from the likes of Mike Oldfield, Robin Smith, Tom Newman, Richard Branson and Yaron Lifschitz, and more. Also included is an incredible full 4K recording of this year’s live show at London’s world-famous Royal Festival Hall, with Samuel West as MC, star of The Crown, The Gentlemen, and Darkest Hour.

Book Tickets

Thursday 22 Sep 202220:00 (Sold Out)

Where The Crawdads Sing (15)

Where The Crawdads Sing

From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately cast by the community as the main suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict as to what actually happened becomes increasingly unclear, threatening to reveal the many secrets that lay within the marsh.

Book Tickets

Friday 12 Aug 202216:0016:4519:15
Saturday 13 Aug 202212:4516:4519:15
Sunday 14 Aug 202213:3016:4519:15
Monday 15 Aug 202213:1516:0016:4520:00
Tuesday 16 Aug 202212:4516:0016:4520:00
Wednesday 17 Aug 202212:3016:4519:15
Thursday 18 Aug 202212:4516:4520:00