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Picturehouse Central

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7-14 Coventry Street, London, W1D 7DH
  • Telephone 0871 902 5747
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An American in Paris - The Musical

An American in Paris - The Musical

Screening of the award-winning Broadway musical featuring songs by George and Ira Gershwin.

Wed 16 May

Australian Ballet: The Merry Widow

  • 2018

Based on the operetta, this lively tale is set in the ballrooms and salons of Belle Époque Paris.

Thu 20 Sep

Blade Runner: The Final Cut

Blade Runner
  • 2007 (1982)
  • US
  • 1h 57min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ridley Scott
  • Cast: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy

Fifteen years on from the 1992 'Director's Cut', Scott has had another bash at his sci-fi opus which pitted Deckard (Ford) against a slew of replicants. Now a more linear, voiceover-free film noir, for once a great film has been made better thanks to advances in special effects technology and thoughtful rethinking.

Mon 14 May

Cries and Whispers

Cries and Whispers
  • 1972
  • Sweden
  • 1h 31min
  • Directed by: Ingmar Bergman
  • Cast: Harriet Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Kari Sylwan

Two siblings care for their sick sister in a large Swedish mansion, torn between the fear of her dying and the hope that she does.

Sun 13 May

Deadpool 2

Deadpool
  • 2018
  • US
  • Directed by: David Leitch
  • Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin

Violent superhero comedy as the Merc with the Mouth goes head-to-head with Cable.

  • IMDb
Tue 15 May
Wed 16 May
Thu 17 May

The Deminer

  • 2017
  • Sweden
  • 1h 23min
  • Directed by: Hogir Hirori, Shinwar Kamal

Impressive and moving documentary about Major Fakhir Berwari, a bomb and mine defusal specialist in war-torn Mosul. Combat videos and professional footage follow him as he defuses hundreds of devices armed with only a pair of clippers. The emphasis is on suspense rather than context, but Berwari comes across as a local hero who deserves international recognition.

Wed 2 May

I Feel Pretty

I Feel Pretty
  • 2018
  • US, China
  • Directed by: Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein
  • Cast: Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams, Rory Scovel, Emily Ratajkowski

Amy Schumer stars as Renee Barrett – a woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy in the way that she looks. After suffering a fall at a spin class, she wakes up believing she is suddenly the most beautiful woman on the planet.

Fri 4 May
Sat 5 May
Sun 6 May

Glyndebourne 2018: Madama Butterfly

Glyndebourne 2018: Madama Butterfly

Annilese Miskimmon directs Puccini's tragic romance.

Thu 21 Jun

Glyndebourne 2018: Vanessa

Glyndebourne 2018: Vanessa

A rare opportunity to see Barber’s heart-breaking domestic drama. Sung in English with English subtitles and broadcast live from Glyndebourne, the cast includes Emma Bell (Vanessa), Virginie Verrez (Erika) and Doris Soffel (The Old Baroness), accompanied by the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Tue 14 Aug

Glyndebourne Opera: Saul

Glyndebourne's 2015 journey into a nightmare world of madness and despair.

Thu 26 Jul

Iron Giant

Iron Giant
  • 1999
  • US
  • 1h 26min
  • U
  • Directed by: Brad Bird
  • Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick, Jr, Vin Diesel, Eli Marienthal, Christopher McDonald, John Mahoney

Animated film adaptation of Ted Hughes' classic children's story about a boy who befriends a 50ft robot from outer space. The action is transported from rural England to small-town America in the late 1950s. The resulting film is a fast-moving thrillfest featuring bongo-beating beatniks, a great rockabilly soundtrack and explosive destruction on a grand scale. This being a kids film, through, it's violence with a conscience.

Mon 7 May

Life of the Party

  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 45min
  • Directed by: Ben Falcone
  • Cast: Gillian Jacobs, Adria Arjona, Melissa McCarthy

A woman returns to college after she splits with her husband.

  • IMDb
Wed 9 May

The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute
  • 1975
  • Sweden
  • 2h 15min
  • Directed by: Ingmar Bergman
  • Cast: Ingmar Bergman, Alf Henrikson, Emanuel Schikaneder

A fantastical opera dealing with the initiation ceremonies of the Masons. Based on Mozart's Die Zauberflöte.

Sun 20 May

Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Mary and the Witch’s Flower
  • 2017
  • Japan
  • 1h 43min
  • Directed by: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
  • Cast: Hana Sugisaki, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Yûki Amami

Mary (Barnhill) is a young girl who discovers a magic flower that earns her a place at a school of witchcraft, but she soon discovers that the place is not as welcoming as it seems. Energetic adaptation of Mary Stewart’s novel The Little Broomstick, comfortingly familiar to fans of Ghibli but also fresh and gorgeous.

Sun 6 May

National Theatre Live: Macbeth

National Theatre Live: Macbeth
  • 2018
  • Directed by: Rufus Norris
  • Cast: Anne-Marie Duff, Rory Kinnear

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris sees Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Thu 10 May
Mon 21 May

Nothing Like A Dame

Nothing Like A Dame
  • 2018
  • Directed by: Roger Michell
  • Cast: Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins

Insights and revelations from Joan Plowright, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Eileen Atkins as the four old friends reflect on their lives and careers.

  • IMDb
Wed 2 May

Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival

The first UK festival dedicated to craft and the moving image produced by the Crafts Council and Crafts magazine. The programme includes shorts, documentaries, maker profiles, music videos and hand-crafted animations from around the globe.

Tue 8 May

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Wed 9 May

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Thu 10 May

£13.50 (£7.50)

Remember Baghdad

Remember Baghdad
  • 2016
  • 1h 12min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Fiona Murphy

The untold story of Iraq, an unmissable insight into how the country developed through the eyes of the Jews, Iraq's first wave of refugees.

Thu 17 May

Royal Opera House: Don Quixote

Royal Opera House cinema
  • 2019

Love and friendship triumph in Carlos Acosta's vibrant production of this dazzling ballet.

Tue 19 Feb

Royal Opera House: La Bayadere

  • 2018

Natalia Makarova's production of this 19th-century classic ballet brings an exotic world of temple dancers and noble warriors to life.

Tue 13 Nov

Royal Opera House: La Traviata

Royal Opera House: La Traviata
  • 2019
  • Directed by: Yves Abel (cond)
  • Written by: Verdi

Richard Eyre's stunning production of Verdi's best-loved opera returns with star sopranos Ermonela Jaho and Angel Blue as Violetta; the casts also include Plácido Domingo and Charles Castronovo.

Wed 30 Jan

Royal Opera House: Manon

Royal Opera House: Manon
  • 2018
  • 2h 35min
  • Directed by: Kenneth MacMillan

Kenneth MacMillan's modern ballet is a powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic love, set to music by Massenet.

Thu 3 May

Royal Opera House: Mayerling

  • 2018
  • 3h
  • Directed by: Kenneth MacMillan

Dangerous desires, family secrets and political intrigues twist through every moment of daring choreography in Kenneth MacMillan's ballet inspired by true events.

Mon 15 Oct

Royal Opera House: Romeo & Juliet

  • 2019

Kenneth MacMillan’s famous version of Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy set to Prokofiev’s magnificent score.

Tue 12 Jun

Royal Opera House: Swan Lake

Royal Opera House: Swan Lake
  • 2018
  • 3h
  • Directed by: Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Liam Scarlett, Frederick Ashton

A new production of Tchaikovsky’s classical ballet, with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane.

Tue 12 Jun

Royal Opera House: The Nutcracker

  • 2018

A Christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world.

Mon 3 Dec

Royal Opera House: The Queen of Spades

  • 2019

Tchaikovsky's most ambitious opera receives star treatment in Stefan Herheim's staging, with a cast including Eva-Maria Westbroek, Felicity Palmer and Aleksandrs Antonenko.

Tue 22 Jan

Royal Opera House: Triple Bill

  • 2019

The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet in revivals of works by Wheeldon and Pite and a world premiere by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.

Thu 17 May

Royal Shakespeare Company: Romeo and Juliet

Royal Shakespeare Company: Romeo and Juliet
  • 2018

Shakespeare’s most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion in this contemporary production with heartbreaking consequences.

Wed 18 Jul

Royal Shakespeare Company: Troilus & Cressida

  • 2018
  • Directed by: Gregory Doran

Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding with the rhythm of battle.

Wed 14 Nov

RSC Live: The Merry Wives Of Windsor

Royal Shakespeare Company: The Merry Wives Of Windsor
  • 2018

A live screening of The Merry Wives of Windsor from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon.

Wed 12 Sep

Skid Row Marathon

Skid Row Marathon
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 25min
  • Directed by: Mark Hayes

Inspiring story of a court judge who started a running club for criminals, drug addicts and the homeless in LA.

Wed 9 May

The Touch

  • 1971
  • 1h 55min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ingmar Bergman
  • Cast: Elliott Gould, Bibi Andersson, Max von Sydow
Sun 6 May

Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine
  • 1968
  • UK
  • 1h 25min
  • U
  • Directed by: George Dunning
  • Cast: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison

The music-loving paradise of Pepperland is invaded by the Blue Meanies, who confiscate all musical instruments and drain the land of colour. It falls to The Beatles to save Pepperland, travelling there in a Yellow Submarine across all manner of psychedelic landscapes.

Sun 8 Jul
Picturehouse Central

This is the premier Picturehouse in the UK with 7 screens. The address is Coventry Street, though the entrance is on the corner of Great Windmill Street and Shaftesbury Avenue.

Inside, a grand staircase leads up to members only bar and dining area and includes illustrations from artist Patrick Vale on the right.

The showcase screen runs film premieres and high profile questions and answer sessions.

It provides 35mm and 70mm format and 2D, 2K and 4K DCP, RealD 3D, 3D HFR, satellite and Blu-ray projection capabilities supported by a Dolby Atmos sound system.

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