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Odeon Swiss Cottage

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96 Finchley Road, London, NW3 5EL
  • Box office 0871 224 4007
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  • Website www.odeon.co.uk
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Die Hard

Die Hard
  • 1988
  • US
  • 2h 11min
  • 18
  • Directed by: John McTiernan
  • Cast: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Alexander Godunov

Willis plays a cop who attends a tower block Christmas party with his estranged spouse. The building is raided by terrorists, so it's left to Willis to bump off the baddies and save the hostages while the police and FBI languish ineptly on the sidelines. Unbearably tense actioner that gets good mileage out of yawning lift-shafts and flying bullets, while Willis is convincing as an ordinary guy trying to cope with it all. Watch out for Brit Rickman as a villain with a sense of humour.

Tue 3 Dec

Friends 25: The One With The Anniversary (Part 1)

Celebrate 25 years of Friends with a screening of some of the most popular episodes.

Sun 8 Dec

Friends 25: The One With The Anniversary (Part 2)

Celebrate 25 years of Friends with a screening of some of the most popular episodes.

Wed 11 Dec

Friends 25: The One With The Anniversary (Part 3)

Friends 25: The One With The Anniversary (Part 3)

Celebrate 25 years of Friends with a screening of some of the most popular episodes.

Sun 15 Dec

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company: The Winter's Tale

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company: The Winter's Tale
  • 2015

Shakespeare’s tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh. Judi Dench plays Paulina with Kenneth Branagh in the role of Leontes.

Wed 4 Dec

Kinky Boots The Musical

  • 2019
  • UK
  • 2h 15min
  • Directed by: Jerry Mitchell, Brett Sullivan
  • Cast: Matt Henry, Killian Donnelly, Natalie McQueen

The popular stage musical comes to the silver screen.

Tue 4 Feb

Les Miserables: The Staged Concert

Les Miserables: The Staged Concert
  • 12A

The staged concert version of Les Miserables is streamed live to cinemas for one night only.

Mon 2 Dec

National Theatre Live: Present Laughter

National Theatre Live: Present Laughter

Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness directed by Matthew Warchus.

Thu 28 Nov

Royal Ballet Live: Coppelia

Live broadcast of the Royal Ballet's performance of Coppélia.

Tue 10 Dec

Royal Ballet Live: Swan Lake

The Royal Ballet revives for the first time the recent new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet. Production and additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane.

The Story:- Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night.

Background:- Liam Scarlett’s glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first revival. While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scarlett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’s magnificent designs breathe new life into what is arguably the best-known and most-loved classical ballet. The entire Company shines in this eternal tale of doomed love, a masterpiece filled with iconic moments. Tchaikovsky’s first score for ballet soars with its symphonic sweep and combines perfectly with exquisite choreography from the grand pas de deux of Prince Siegfried and Odile to the swans at the lakeside. An intoxicating mix of spectacle and intimate passion, the overall effect is irresistible.

Cast & Creatives

Choreography:- Liam Scarlett after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov

Music: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky

Additional choreography:- Frederick Ashton

Production:- Liam Scarlett

Designer:- John Macfarlane

Conductor:- Koen Kessels

Approximate running time is about 3 hours

Wed 1 Apr

Royal Ballet Live: The Dante Project

A Royal Ballet World Premiere - Wayne McGregor collaborates with an award-winning team – contemporary composer Thomas Adès, artist Tacita Dean, lighting designer Lucy Carter and dramaturg Uzma Hameed – to bring us closer to Dante's vision.

Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of light. The poem was inspired by the agony of Dante’s own exile, and traces his path from crisis to revelation guided by his literary hero Virgil and his lost love Beatrice. In this new work, The Royal Ballet’s trailblazing Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor collaborates with an award-winning team – contemporary composer Thomas Adès, artist Tacita Dean, lighting designer Lucy Carter and dramaturg Uzma Hameed – to bring us closer to Dante and his extraordinary vision.

Cast & Creatives

Choreography:- Wayne McGregor

Music:- Thomas Adès

Design:- Tacita Dean

Lighting design:- Lucy Carter, Simon Bennison

Dramaturg:- Uzma Hameed

Conductor:- Koen Kessels

Approximate running time is about 3 hours

Thu 28 May

Royal Ballet Live: The Nutcracker

Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker
  • 2017

Live broadcast of the Royal Ballet's production of The Nutcracker. A young girl’s enchanted present leads her on a wonderful Christmas adventure in this classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score.

Tue 17 Dec

Royal Ballet Live: The Sleeping Beauty

Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
  • 2017
  • UK
  • E

The Royal Ballet performs its signature work, the classic fairytale of Aurora and her prince, in a version revitalised by Monica Mason and Christopher Newton in 2006 for the company's 75th anniversary, and since reworked further by top choreographers.

Thu 16 Jan

Royal Ballet: Marston & Scarlett

Choreographer Cathy Marston is previously an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and much in demand internationally. The inspiration for her first work for The Royal Ballet Main Stage is the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pr. A new work by Liam Scarlett, The Royal Ballet's Artist in Residence, provides the second part of the programme.

Image: Cathy Marston (c)Clare Park; Liam Scarlett (c)ROH/Bill Cooper, 2014

Tue 25 Feb

Royal Opera House: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci

Live from the Met
  • 2015
  • 3h
  • Directed by: Damiano Michieletto
  • Cast: Eva-Maria Westbroek, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Dimitri Platanias

Two short Italian operas are brought together in a new staging by award-winning director Damiano Michieletto, who sets both operas in a poverty stricken village in 1980s southern Italy, where the Mafia has a hold.

Tue 21 Apr

Royal Opera House: La Bohème

Royal Opera House: La Bohème
  • 2017
  • 03/10/2017
  • Directed by: Richard Jones
  • Cast: Nicole Car, Michael Fabiano, Mariusz Kwiecień

The beloved romantic opera beamed live from London in a new production by acclaimed director Richard Jones.

Wed 29 Jan

Royal Opera House Live: Fidelio

Royal Opera House Live: Fidelio

Beethoven's only opera gets a makeover with Antonio Pappano conducting and starring Lise Davidsen and Jonas Kaufmann.

Tue 17 Mar

Royal Opera House Live: The Dante Project

Royal Opera House Live: The Dante Project

Wayne McGregor, contemporary composer Thomas Adès, artist Tacita Dean, lighting designer Lucy Carter and dramaturg Uzma Hameed collaborate to create this version of Dante's work.

Thu 28 May

Royal Opera House: Marston & Scarlett

Royal Opera House: Marston & Scarlett

Two part performance with Cathy Marston's piece about cellist Jacqueline du Pre and a new work by Liam Scarlett, The Royal Ballet's Artist in Residence.

Tue 25 Feb

The Royal Opera Live: Elektra

The Royal Opera Live: Elektra
  • 12A

Operatic adaptation of the Greek tragedy by Christof Loy.

Thu 18 Jun

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
  • 2019
  • US
  • 2h 35min
  • Directed by: JJ Abrams
  • Cast: Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong'o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid, Billy Dee Williams

The Star Wars Skywalker saga, which began in 1977, comes to an end, nine films later.

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Sat 28 Dec
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Star Wars Triple Bill

  • 2015-2019

See the last trilogy of the Skywalker saga back to back.

Wed 18 Dec
IMAX / 3D

Odeon Swiss Cottage in North London first opened its doors in 1937 and underwent a £3 million refurbishment in 2011, bringing it right up to date with one of only five IMAX 3D screens in London.

The five-screen cinema is directly adjacent to Swiss Cottage underground station and a five minute walk from Finchley Road underground station. A number of buses also pass by and there is a Regency pay and display car park next to the cinema.

Next door to the cinema there's a leisure centre and a number of food and drink establishments, including Ye Olde Swiss Cottage Pub. The cinema itself is home to a Costa Coffee and Ambar, which specialises in cocktails and Champagne.

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