Legendary annual Maastricht concert which features the maestro in his element, along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very special guests.
Sat 22 Jul
- Directed by: Enrico Castiglione
Experience one of Puccini’s most famous operas performed live from the Teatro Antico di Taormina, under the shadow of Mt. Etna.
Wed 5 Jul
- Directed by: Brett Dean
The world premiere of Brett Dean’s new opera based on Shakespeare’s best-known tragedy, live from Glyndebourne Festival.
Thu 6 Jul
- Directed by: Claus Guth
New production of Mozart's last opera live from Glyndebourne Festival.
Thu 3 Aug
Verdi's opera about the passionate, consumptive Violetta, live from Glyndebourne festival.
Thu 8 Jun
- 137 min
- Directed by: James Gunn
- Written by: James Gunn
- Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn, Glenn Close, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Kurt Russell
The gang are back, with a rollicking plot involving stolen batteries and Ego (Russell) who may or may not be the long-lost dad of Peter Quill (Pratt). It’s very CGI-heavy, sometimes tiringly so, but the humour still charms and the finale picks it up after a sluggish second act.
Sat 29 Apr
Sun 30 Apr
Mon 1 May
Tue 2 May
Wed 3 May
Thu 4 May
This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, War Horse).
Thu 20 Jul
The second part of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning play.
Thu 27 Jul
- Directed by: Ivo van Hove
- Cast: Jude Law
Stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre. Jude Law stars as Gino, whose fiery affair with Giovanna leads to a murder plot which threatens to tear them apart.
Thu 11 May
- Directed by: Sally Cookson
Sally Cookson directs this co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre about the boy who never grew up.
Sat 10 Jun
Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire and David Haig star in Tom Stoppard's situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London. David Leveaux's new production marks the 50th anniversary of the play that made a young Tom Stoppard's name overnight.
Thu 27 Jul
This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Director Yaël Farber draws on multiple accounts to create this urgent, hypnotic production.
Thu 22 Jun
- Directed by: James Macdonald
- Written by: Edward Albee
- Cast: Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Luke Treadaway, Imogen Poots
Martha and George are a bitter married couple who have a charged relationship, fuelled by their excessive consumption of alcohol. When Martha invites the new professor of the college and his wife for some after-party drinks, the young couple are caught up in Martha and George's games, leading to some devastating truths.
Thu 18 May
Billie Piper returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s masterpiece.
Thu 31 Aug
Mixed programme demonstrating the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet.
Wed 7 Jun
World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder.
Wed 28 Jun
- 177 min
- Directed by: Iqbal Khan
- Cast: Josette Simon, Antony Byrne
Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends.
Wed 24 May
- Directed by: Angus Jackson
Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
Wed 11 Oct
- Directed by: Blanche McIntyre
- Cast: Patrick Drury, Nia Gwynne, Stefan Adegbola, David Burnett
The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play. Blanche McIntyre returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s brutal revenge tragedy after her debut directing The Two Noble Kinsmen (2016).
Wed 9 Aug
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