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Films

 
26th May 2017

Finland’s master of deadpan comedy, Aki Kaurismäki (Le Havre), returns with the story of an unlikely friendship between a Syrian asylum seeker and an elderly Finnish restaurant owner.

26th May 2017

This Oscar nominated film is the first international co-production from legendary Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli.

28th May 2017

Roger Allam plays a whiskey-swilling washed-up poet in the first screen adaptation of Stephen Fry’s work as a novelist.

30th May 2017

Join us for a rare opportunity to hear artist John Adams in conversation with Dr Noel McLaughlin, Senior Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at Northumbria University.

1st June 2017

To mark the release of ‘It Was 50 Years Ago Today!’ and celebrate the anniversary of this iconic album, Mr Drayton is over-joyed to present the brand new anniversary mix of Sgt. Pepper, on vinyl.

1st June 2017

It was, quite literally, 50 years ago today that Sgt Pepper taught the band to play.

3rd June 2017

A pivotal work in Rainer Werner Fassbinder's career because it was the first film he made after meeting and befriending his muse Douglas Sirk.

4th June 2017

A special 100th Anniversary screening of the iconic 1916 film featuring a pre-film talk by composer Laura Rossi and a soundtrack played live by the Cobweb Chamber Orchestra conducted by Andy Jackson.

5th June 2017

Rainer Werner Fassbinder's adaptation of a late 19th-century novel by Theodor Fontane is an austere period piece.

6th June 2017

Two new commissions by the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017 winners, Patrick Hough and Lawrence Lek, screening as part of a nationwide tour. This screening will include a talk by artist Lawrence Lek.

8th June 2017

Violetta gives up every hope of happiness in this heart-wrenching love story. With its world-famous arias, La traviata is the perfect introduction to Glyndebourne.

10th June 2017

All children, except one, grow up…

11th June 2017

Working class and middle-upper class worlds come together in this interesting look at class conflict within the gay world.

13th June 2017

Fassbinder’s tightly plotted, sophisticated and stylish cinematic physiological game, largely confined to one location, a luxurious country retreat outside Munich.

16th June 2017

Fassbinder gained his first taste of international success with this, perhaps his quickest and cheapest film that went on to win the International Critics Prize at Cannes.

18th June 2017

Join us for a special illustrated talk about Rainer Werner Fassbinder with Margaret Deriaz.

22nd June 2017

The story has been told before, but never like this.

24th June 2017

Adapted from Fassbinder’s own play focusing on the theme of loneliness and how power becomes a determining factor in all human relationships.

25th June 2017

The film that elevated Fassbinder from domestic admiration to international acclaim.

29th June 2017
6th July 2017

Be part of a major new operatic work – join us for the world premiere of Brett Dean’s new opera based on Shakespeare’s best-known tragedy.

20th July 2017

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

27th July 2017

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

9th August 2017

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play.

31st August 2017

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role.

31st August 2017

Award-winning adaptation of the Broadway musical based on the Charles Dickens novel

22nd October 2017

The Bolshoi presents a fantastic production of Le Corsaire.