–29 Sep 2018
This is theatre for a generation engulfed by the fog of information in the digital age, where the storytelling is disrupted, never fully taking shape, as our narrators try to recall an event.
25 Sep 2018, 20:00
Combining live video, physical theatre and music, a new piece by Transforma with music by Sascha Ring (Apparat) reflects the rhythms and physicality of labour.
27 Sep 2018, 19:00
Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.
–30 Sep 2018
In this richly layered theatrical experience, Alice Oswald’s extraordinary poem is performed on a grand scale, brought to impassioned life inside Jocelyn Pook’s transporting, otherworldly score.
3 Oct 2018, 19:30
This new play, with music by contralto Lucy Stevens and pianist Elizabeth Marcus, weaves together Dame Ethel Smyth’s music with anecdotes from her confidants, her letters and her own writing.
–6 Oct 2018
Through an intricate blend of performance and live cinema, this production explores intimacy, gender, emotional paralysis, and the male and female gaze.
4 Oct 2018, 19:15
Broadcast live from the iconic Shakespeare's Globe, Blanche McIntyre's production reveals the irrational and inexplicable forces at work in the Bard's fantasy.
11 Oct 2018, 14:00
Irresistibly frothy and lavishly theatrical, The Merry Widow has enough tangled affairs, narrow misses and jealous lovers to fuel a French farce.
12 Oct 2018, 19:30
Hansel and Gretel (A nightmare in eight scenes) is a reimagining of the famous tale, with specially commissioned poetry, chamber music, puppetry and animations, all projected live onto a large screen.
–14 Oct 2018
Join Director Katie Mitchell for an intensive weekend workshop in response to her production of The Malady of Death at the Barbican.
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