Live theatre and opera is broadcast to our cinemas from stages around the world, featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with artists. We also show pre-recorded live performances, and bring you silent film with live musical accompaniment.
National Theatre Encore: This House
James Graham's biting, energetic and critically-acclaimed new play strips politics down to the practical realities of those behind the scenes who roll up their sleeves, and on occasion bend the rules, to manoeuvre a diverse and conflicting chorus of MPs within the Mother of all Parliaments. 165 mins
National Theatre Live: The Audience
Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in the highly-anticipated West End production of The Audience, broadcast live from London's Gielgud Theatre. 180 mins
National Theatre Encore: The Audience
Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in the highly-anticipated West End production of The Audience, at London's Gielgud Theatre. 180 mins
Pompeii Live from the British Museum
Don't miss the world premiere of Pompeii Live – the first live cinema event produced by the British Museum from a major exhibition. 80 mins
National Theatre Live: MacBeth
See the National Theatre Live broadcast of the Manchester International Festival's electrifying production of Macbeth.
National Theatre Live: Coriolanus
We present the National Theatre Live broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge.