Duration TBC | Erica Whyman directs the star-crossed lovers in the RSC’s production of the most famous story of love at first sight.
National Theatre Live | Vanessa Kirby (The Crown) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) star in Polly Stenham’s brand new version of August Strinberg’s Miss Julie, retaining its shock and fierce relevance in its new setting of contemporary London.
Duration TBC | The RSC’s production of The Merry Wives of Windsor comes to Storyhouse, with the lovable rogue John Falstaff out to make his fortune…
National Theatre Live | Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear at Storyhouse.
5 hrs 50 | The Royal Opera | Antonio Pappano conducts a great cast including Stuart Skelton, Emily Magee, John Lundgren and Nina Stemme in the second opera in Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen.
National Theatre Live | Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss and Adrian Scarborough star in Alan Bennett’s multi-award-winning drama from Nottingham Playhouse.
2 hrs 20 | The Royal Ballet | A Christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world.
Duration TBC | Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.