Tideswell Cinema Live

January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments | Filed under: 2018, February 2018

World class opera, drama and ballet come to Tideswell Cinema in February, featuring livebroadcasts from the UK’s top companies, upstairs at the George Inn.

First we have Puccini’s Tosca, a love story set amid the political turbulence of Rome in1800, live from the Royal Opera House at 7.15pm on Wed Feb 7. Conducted by DanEttinger, a star cast led by Adrianne Pieczonka will show us why this workremains one of the great operatic experiences of all time.

Shakespearian comedy is next, with the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Twelfth Night, live from Stratford on Valentine’s Night, Wed Feb 14 at 7pm. Comic actor Adrian Edmondson (Bottom, The Young Ones) is Malvolio, while Kate Tointon plays Olivia. The play is directed by Christopher Luscombe who gave us a gloriously funny Love’s Labours Lost in2014.

And our final live broadcast this month is a treat from the Royal Ballet – A Winter’s Tale, based on Shakespeare’s play, on Wed Feb 28 at 7.15pm. Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon (Alice’s Adventuresin Wonderland), has adapted this powerful story of jealousy, child abandonment and hopeless love, to great critical acclaim.

Tosca and A Winter’s Tale are £15 (12.50 concessions), and Twelfth Night is £10 (£7.50 forunder-19s).

We’re also showing a free film for children and adults in half-term at 3.30pm on Mon Feb12. It’s The BFG, a colourful fantasy based on the Roald Dahl classic in which an orphan girl goes on an adventure with a benevolent giant, directed by Steven Spielberg (rating PG). The George is offering a special cinema meal deal forchildren, to be pre-ordered.

To book – tideswellcinema@gmail.com or 07941 178863.  All screenings are upstairs at the George Inn, where meals may be booked on 01298 872840. More details on tideswellcinema.com

 

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