event cinema

Yardie + Live Satellite Q&A with Idris Elba

120 mins

Director: Idris Elba

Cast: Amel Ameen, Shantol Jackson, Calvin Demba, Stephen Graham

One of East London's most gifted sons discusses his directorial debut with 1Xtra's Yasmin Evans.

Thu 23 August

6:00pm sold out

Welcome Sessions: Daughters of The Dust + Q&A

107 mins

Director: Julie Dash

Cast: Cora Lee Day, Barbara-O, Alva Rogers

Welcome Sessions presents the first film by an African American woman to ever receive distribution in the US.

Tue 4 September

NT LIVE: Julie (15 Live)

95 mins

Director: Polly Stenham

Cast: Vanessa Kirby, Eric Kofi Abrefa

A late-night party descends into a fight for survival in this retelling of Strinberg's classic play.

Thu 6 September

NT LIVE: King Lear (12A Live)

220 mins

Director: Jonathan Munby

Cast: Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen gives an extraordinarily moving performance as King Lear.

Thu 27 September

NT Live: Allelujah! (12A live)

170 mins

Director: Nicholas Hytner

Cast: Samuel Barnett, Sam Bond, Jacqueline Chan, Jacqueline Clarke

Alan Bennett tells the satirical tale of a hospital on the verge of closure as part of an efficiency drive. 

Thu 1 November

NT Live: The Madness of George III

210 mins

Director: Alan Bennett

Cast: Mark Gatiss, Adrian Scarborough

Alan Bennett dramatises the descent into lunacy of King George III.

Tue 20 November

NT LIVE: Antony and Cleopatra

Director: Simon Godwin

Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Sophie Okonedo

Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple.

Thu 6 December