Live Arts

Live Arts: Royal Ballet: The Dante Project

Thurs 28 May
Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of light.

Live Arts: Royal Opera: Elektra

Thurs 18 June
Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning director Christof Loy. This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother driven to madness, has provoked critics to lively debate and both shocked and excited audiences since its 1909 premiere.

National Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again

Thurs 23 July
From the writer of One Man, Two Guvnors comes a hilarious new play, set in 1940s British summertime.
After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to rejoin his fearless young Hurricane squadron at RAF Fontwell. Once back on British soil, Jack is shocked to find his old flame, Lydia, on the base.

Live Arts: VE DAY 75 Live from the Royal Albert Hall

Sunday 20 September
2020 marks 75 years since Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s announcement of the end of the Second World War. The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra plus special guests will unite the nation for an inspiring and patriotic evening.