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Still from Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (15)

Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Starring Sienna Miller, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney.

A photo of men moving rocks. They are physically strained by this.

Vakhtangov Theatre: Smile Upon Us, Lord

‘Tableaux of striking beauty and grace’ (New York Times) are a hallmark of this epic, sweeping production in which the perilous pilgrimage of three everyday men conveys a universal human story.

a dancer on stage

Ballet Black: Double Bill

Audiences just can’t resist the ‘joyously unpredictable’ (Guardian) programmes danced by Ballet Black, back for their third consecutive year here following two sell-out seasons.

Royal Opera: Coraline

The Royal Opera: Coraline

Fantasy and the imagination run wild in this new operatic adaptation by Mark-Anthony Turnage, a leading light in British music whose work bristles with brazen energy yet expresses deep tenderness.

photo of a man staring into the distance

Cheek by Jowl: Pericles (Périclès, Prince de Tyr)

Astute, arresting and vital, Cheek by Jowl’s Shakespeare productions have inspired audiences around the world. At their heart, ‘vivid performances like a laser of light set the text ablaze’ (Guardian)