Best event cinema to see this Autumn/Winter season: theatre, ballet and opera at your local cinema
- Rowena McIntosh
- 16 October 2015
Including Judi Dench in Kenneth Branagh’s The Winter’s Tale and The Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker
In the week that Benedict Cumberbatch playing Hamlet at The Barbican is screened live at cinemas across the UK, we look ahead to what other treats this event cinema season has to offer.
Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company: The Winter’s Tale
Shakespeare’s tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a production co-directed by Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford. Kenneth Branagh also stars in the play, taking on the role of Leontes with Judi Dench as Paulina, Tom Bateman as Florizel and Miranda Raison as Hermione.
Select cinemas, from Thu 26 Nov
English National Opera: The Mikado
The ENO present Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera starring Robert Lloyd as Mikado, Richard Suart as Ko-Ko and Mary Bevan as Yum-Yum. Directed by Jonathan Miller this production of The Mikado sees the setting moved from Japan to an English seaside hotel in the 1930s.
Select cinemas, from Tue 3 Dec