Image of Ella Fitzgerald for Barbican Centre Women in Jazz Music Library Exhibition in collaboration with National Jazz Archive

Women in Jazz: A Celebration of the Past, Present and Future

A musical and social survey of the rich contribution women have made to jazz over the last 100 years, and of the talented upcoming generation who herald an exciting new era.

Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus

Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling and twirling, as musical mayhem and movement fuse in this family show with a circus twist.

An Elephant Sitting Still

An Elephant Sitting Still (18*)

In the northern Chinese city of Manzhouli, there is an elephant that sits and ignores the world – a symbol of escape for the protagonists of the late writer and filmmaker Hu Bo’s four-hour epic.

Khrustalyov, My Car!

Khrustalyov, My Car! (18)

Originally released in 1998, when it provoked a mass walkout at the Cannes Film Festival, Khrustalyov, My Car! is regarded as the inspiration behind Armando Ianucci’s The Death Of Stalin.

The Old Man and the Gun

The Old Man & the Gun (12A)

David Lowery (A Ghost StoryAin't Them Bodies Saints) directs this true tale of a senior citizen bank robber, played by Robert Redford in his final role.


Shoplifters (15)

Hirokazu Kore-eda (Like Father, Like Son) directs a compassionate and humanistic portrait of a ragtag Japanese family, in his Palme d'Or-winning drama of life on the fringes of society.

Free Solo

Free Solo (12A)

A stunning and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to climb the face of the world's most famous rock – the 3,000ft El Capitan – without a rope.

Royal Shakespeare Company: Romeo and Juliet

Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.