The Italian Job to screen in London with live orchestra, get tickets

Classic British film to be played at Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Sun 10 Jun

A cinema classic, The Italian Job returns to the big screen at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Sun 10 Jun, with a big band and orchestra bringing the film's score to life. Presale tickets for the show go on sale at 10am on Thu 8 Feb, tickets go on general sale at 10am on Fri 9 Feb.

One of the most popular British film in history, The Italian Job, released in 1969, starred Michael Caine and Noel Coward. It follows Charlie Croker, played by Caine, as he attempts to stop Turin's traffic and steal a shipment of gold.

It's best known for it's iconic car chase scene, and the oft-quoted line delivered by Michael Caine: 'You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off'.

The HD remaster of the film is set to be screened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with composer and producer Quincy Jones' soundtrack performed by an orchestra and big band. The memorable score includes tracks 'On Days Like These', and 'Greensleeves (and All That Jazz)'.

The Italian Job with live orchestra screens at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Sun 10 Jun. Presale tickets for the show go on sale at 10am on Thu 8 Feb, tickets go on general sale at 10am on Fri 9 Feb.

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The Italian Job

Seminal 60s caper heist movie. Jailbird Caine takes his self-preservation society of criminals to Rome to rob the place silly. Altogether now: 'You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!' Great action, great tunes, a classic (kind of).