Bryn Terfel as Wotan (c) ROH 2012.

Royal Opera House Live: Die Walküre (#)

Wagner’s Ring cycle is one of the greatest works of all opera. Antonio Pappano conducts an international cast in the second opera of Richard Wagner's epic Der Ring des Nibelungen.


Guardian Live Preview: Peterloo (12A) + Q&A with Mike Leigh

Join us for a special Guardian Live screening of Peterloo, followed by a Q&A with director and writer Mike Leigh.

A Woman Captured

A Woman Captured (15*) + ScreenTalk

A European woman who has been kept by a family as a domestic slave for 10 years decides to escape the unbearable oppression and become a free person in this outstanding documentary.

NEC shorts

New East Cinema: Shorts Compilation (15*)

Coming directly from this year’s festival circuit, New East Cinema’s selection of shorts tracks the ways in which women’s lives are affected by Eastern state ideologies.

Slow Club

Doc’n Roll Opening Night: Slow Club (15*) + ScreenTalk

Charles Watson and Rebecca Taylor are Slow Club. After four well-received albums and 10 years of touring, conflicting perspectives on success and Slow Club’s future have pushed the two apart.

Alan Bennett's Allelujah!

NT Live: Allelujah! (15)

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is just what the doctor ordered. Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, enjoy this rousing chorus line for the NHS in our cinema.

Play It As It Lays

New Suns: Play It As It Lays (18)

'I know what nothing means, and keep on playing.' An ultra-rare screening of the 1972 adaptation of Joan Didion’s cult novel, starring Tuesday Weld and Anthony Perkins.


Members' Screening: Peterloo (12A)

Mike Leigh directs a superb ensemble cast in the rousing tale of a working class uprising and its violent suppression in Manchester in 1819.