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  "Werther" [E] RoH Covent Garden Saturday 2nd July 7.00pm
Werther loves Charlotte, but she promised her mother on her deathbed that she would marry Albert. After the marriage Charlotte suggests that Werther should travel – but not forget her.
 
 Charlotte, unhappily married, has fallen in love with Werther through his letters. He returns unexpectedly; Charlotte sends him away. Werther shoots himself and dies in Charlotte’s arms.
 
 
  "The Revenant " [FILM] Sunday 3rdJuly 7.30 pm
On a fur trading expedition in the 1820s, frontiersman Hugh Glass (Leonardo Di Caprio) sustains life-threatening injuries from a brutal bear attack.
 
When a member (Tom Hardy) of his hunting team kills his young son (Forrest Goodluck) and leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his survival skills to find a way back to civilization.
   
 Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance, the legendary fur trapper treks through the snowy terrain to track down the man who betrayed him.
   
Academy Award for Best Actor [Di Caprio] and Oscars for director and cinematography.
 
  "Dad's Army " FILM Every Thursday July 7 to Sept 29th 7.30pm
Dad’s Army, the feature film based on the much-loved iconic British comedy, was filmed at locations in the East Riding including, of course, Bridlington.
 
It is 1944 and World War II is reaching its climax. The Allies are poised to invade France and finally defeat the German army.
 
In Walmington-on-Sea, however, morale amongst the Home Guard is low. Their new mission then – to patrol the Dover army base – is a great chance to revive spirits and reputation, that is until glamorous journalist Rose Winters arrives to write about their exploits, setting the pulses racing and putting the local women on red alert.
   
MI5 then discover a radio signal sent direct to Berlin from Walmington-on-Sea. There’s a spy on the loose! The outcome of the war is suddenly at stake, and it falls to our unlikely heroes to stand up and be counted.
   
  "Romeo and Juliet" [E] Kenneth Branagh Theatre Co. Saturday 9th July 7.15pm
Romeo and Juliet fall passionately in love, but their families are sworn enemies. The lovers marry in secret before Romeo kills Juliet’s cousin Tybalt in a fight and is banished from the city.
 
 Juliet’s family arrange for her to marry Paris. To escape, Juliet takes a potion that makes her appear lifeless. Romeo does not receive the message explaining her plan; thinking her dead, he goes to her tomb and kills himself. She wakes, sees Romeo’s corpse and stabs herself.
 
 Starring Derek Jacobi, Lily James and Richard Madden
   
Romeo and Juliet will be screened in high definition black and white - a first for event cinema.  
 
  "Star Wars - The Force Awakens" [FILM] Sunday 10th July 7.30 pm
Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the First Order.
 
.When a defector named Finn crash-lands on a desert planet, he meets Rey (Daisy Ridley), a tough scavenger whose droid contains a top-secret map.
 
 Together, the young duo joins forces with Han Solo (Harrison Ford) to make sure the Resistance receives the intelligence concerning the whereabouts of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), the last of the Jedi Knights.
 
Also starring Carrie Fisher.
  "The Audience " [E] NT Saturday 16th July 7.00pm
Winner of three Tony Awards® and two Olivier Awards, National Theatre Live’s smash-hit broadcast of the original West End production of The Audience stars Helen Mirren in her multi-award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II.
 
For sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a private weekly meeting. This meeting is known as The Audience. No one knows what they discuss, not even their spouses, but through these private audiences, we see glimpses of the woman behind the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch.
   
This special encore screening is in celebration of the monarch’s 90th birthday, and includes an exclusive Q&A with Helen Mirren and director Stephen Daldry.
   
  "The Master Singers of Nuremberg" [E] Glyndebourne Sunday 17th July 5.30pm
It is Midsummer's eve, Nuremberg, and Wagner's comedy, about art and its place in society, revolves around the real-life cobbler-poet Hans Sachs and the guild of mastersingers – poets and musicians who pursue their craft according to traditions and rules.
 
A goldsmith's daughter, Eva, and a knight, Walther von Stolzing, fall in love, but Eva's father has promised her to the winner in the forthcoming song contest. Walther must learn the mastersinger's art rapidly, under the wise tuition of Sachs – and despite a challenge from the foolish town clerk Beckmesser..
   
 The distinguished Canadian baritone Gerald Finley, who began his career in the Glyndebourne Chorus, returns to the role of Hans Sachs, with American soprano Amanda Majeski as Eva. Canadian-German tenor Michael Schade makes his Glyndebourne debut as Walther von Stolzing.
   
  "Andre Rieu Maastricht Concert" [E] Saturday 23rd 7.30pm -Sunday 24th July 3.00pm
Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries.
 
Set against the stunning medieval backdrop of the town square in André’s Dutch hometown, the spectacular Maastricht concert features the maestro in his element, along with his world-famous 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very special guests. André promises, and delivers, an unforgettable musical experience full of humour, fun and emotion for all ages.
   
Host Charlotte Hawkins introduces the show and conducts an interview with André Rieu the moment he steps off stage, exclusively for cinema audiences.
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  "DecaDance" Every Tuesday 26th July - 27th September 7.30pm
The Spotlight team brings you its ever popular annual summer spectacular guaranteed to have you tapping your toes, clapping your hands and even joining in your favourite songs.
 
A live show for all ages takes you on a journey of songs, dance and comedy from the 50s to the 'noughties', the Beatles to Bowie - the Platters to Paloma Faith.
 
Please note that tickets may be available at Spotlight Theatre immediately prior to the show.
   
 
  "Aladdin" Every Wednesday 27th July - 31st August 7 pm
Brought to you by Styletrax Productions this year's summer pantomime is the tale of a young boy named Aladdin who has fallen in love with the Princess Jasmine.
 
They have to keep their love secret as the King would be very angry if he knew Jasmine was dating a pauper.
 
See Aladdin, with his best friend Wishee Washee and his mum The Widow Twanky, try to defeat the evil Abanazar.
 
The only way Aladdin could ever marry the Princess Jasmine is if he became rich, which will never happen…….or will it?
 
For lots of fun and laughter, and a nod in the direction of Christmas, come and enjoy a family show whch has something for everyone.
 
Please note that tickets may be available at Spotlight Theatre immediately prior to the show.
 
 
  "Richard III " [E] Almeida Theatre London [Certificate 15] Saturday 30th July 7.30pm
Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave star in William Shakespeare's historical play, believed to have been written in approximately 1592.
 
After a long civil war between the royal family of York and the royal family of Lancaster, England enjoys a period of peace under King Edward IV and the victorious Yorks.
 
But Edward’s younger brother, Richard, resents Edward’s power and the happiness of those around him.
 
Malicious, power-hungry, and bitter about his physical deformity, Richard begins to aspire secretly to the throne—and decides to kill anyone he has to in order to become king.
  "Beatrice & Benedict" [E] Glyndebourne Saturday 13th August 6.30pm
 In the 400th anniversary year of the death of William Shakespeare, Berlioz’s opera will have its fully staged Glyndebourne debut starring French mezzo soprano Stéphanie d’Oustrac playing Béatrice opposite the US tenor Paul Appleby.
   
Based on the Shakespeare comedy Much Ado About Nothing, it is the tale of two young people who hide their attraction to one another by fighting incessantly. That is until all their friends conspire to trick them into marrying!
   
A charming, funny story set to the gorgeous music of Hector Berlioz. Music will be sung in French with a narration in English.
 
   
  "The Deep Blue Sea" NT [Captured Live] Saturday 3rd September 7.00 pm
Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece contains one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama.
 
A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952.
 
When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge. With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion.
 
Behind the fragile veneer of post-war civility burns a brutal sense of loss and longing.
 
 
 
  "Turandot" Opera Australia [Captured Live] Saturday 17th September 7.00 pm
The opera's story is set in China and involves Prince Calaf, who falls in love with the cold Princess Turandot.
 
To obtain permission to marry her, a suitor has to solve three riddles; any wrong answer results in death.
 
Calaf passes the test, but Turandot still refuses to marry him. He offers her a way out: if she is able to learn his name before dawn the next day, then at daybreak he will die.
   
 Puccini's final opera features one of opera's best known arias - 'Nessun dorma' - 'nobody shall sleep !'
  "Our Day Out" September 23rd 7pm , 24th 2pm & 7pm, ,25th 2pm
Performed by Spotlight's Northern Lights Theatre Company the play 'Our Day Out' was written by Willy Russell in1977 and later converted into a full length stage musical.
 
The major themes in Our Day Out are the lack of education, lack of opportunity and deprivation in inner city Liverpool, equaling unemployment and no money for education because of this.
 
When Mrs Kay's 'Progress Class' are unleashed for a day's coach trip to Conway Castle in Wales, it is an exuberant celebration of the joys and agonies of growing up and being footloose, fourteen and free from school.
   
 But this is more than a romp - it points up the depressing present and empty future for these comphrehensive no-hopers from the backstreets of Liverpool, for whom a day out is as much as they can expect.
   
 
  "Cymbeline" RSC [Captured Live] Saturday 1st October TIME TBC
Britain is in crisis. Alienated, insular and on the brink of disaster. Can it be saved? Cymbeline is Shakespeare’s coming of age tragicomic romance. A story of power, sexuality and identity.
 
An ineffectual Queen Cymbeline rules over a divided dystopian Britain. Consumed with grief at the death of two of her children, Cymbeline’s judgement is clouded.
 
When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart Posthumus in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him.Behind the throne, a power-hungry figure plots to seize power by murdering them both.
 
In exile Innogen's husband is tricked into believing she has been unfaithful to him and in an act of impulsive jealousy begins a scheme to have her murdered.
 
Warned of the danger, Innogen runs away from court in disguise and begins a journey fraught with danger that will eventually reunite Cymbeline with a long-lost heir and reconcile the young lovers.
  "Norma" Covent Garden [Captured Live] Sunday 2nd October TIME TBC
A close-knit community’s way of life is threatened by unstoppable change.
 
 The people want war. Their priestess Norma, secretly in love with one of the enemy, resists.
 
But now he has a new love. And in the face of his betrayal, it seems Norma is prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice
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Torn between love and loyalty to her people, what will she sacrifice?
 
  "JUST LIKE THAT! THE TOMMY COOPER SHOW" Thursday 6th & Friday7th October 7.30pm
Tommy Cooper was a true comic genius. His impeccable timing, misfiring magic, trademark fez and quick-fire gags made him an international star and a true icon of the 20th Century.
 
"Just Like That!" embarks on a nationwide tour after sell-out success at the West End's Museum of Comedy. This all-encapsulating show features John Hewer giving "a perfect illusion of time travel" and delivering "nuances both obvious and subtle" as the man in the fez.
   
Complete with live musical accompaniment, this critically acclaimed tribute show is full of magic and mirth and is the perfect celebration of Britain's favourite comedian.
 
  "Tristan & Isolde" Met Opera NY [Captured Live] Saturday 8th October 5 pm
King Mark of Cornwall has plenty to be worried about: his enemy Morholt of Ireland is threatening invasion and a charismatic stranger, Tristan has turned up in their midst.  Together they take on the fight and on winning, form a strong bond.
 
But when Mark asks Tristan to go to Ireland and get the beautiful Isolde to be his bride, Tristan quickly falls in love with the enigmatic princess.
 
On their return to Cornwall, their affair, aided by a nefarious love potion, carries on, causing chaos in the lives and the hearts of the three, with effects that will change all of them forever...
 
Wagner’s breathtaking meditation on love and death holds a unique place in the opera world.
 
  "King Lear " RSC [Captured Live] Saturday 15th October 7 PM
King Lear has ruled for many years. As age begins to overtake him, he decides to divide his kingdom amongst his children, living out his days without the burden of power.
 
A proud man, he allows vanity to cloud his judgment, believing that he can relinquish the crown, but enjoy the same authority and respect he has always known. Misjudging his children’s loyalty he soon finds himself stripped of all the trappings of state, wealth and power he had taken for granted.
 
Alone in the wilderness he is left to confront the mistakes of a life that has brought him to this point
 
Antony Sher returns to play King Lear, one of the greatest parts written by Shakespeare. The production is directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran.
 
  "Don Giovanni "Met Opera NY [Captured Live] Saturday 22nd October 5.55 pm
Based on the story of the famous seducer Don Juan, Mozart’s beloved Don Giovanni is considered by many to be the perfect opera.
 
Following the adventures of the lascivious Don and the women he leaves in his wake, the opera manages to be comic, dramatic, and philosophical -- and to contain some of the most beautiful music ever written.
 
Add in the famous scene in which a vengeful ghost drags the Don down into hell, and it’s clear why this edge-of-your-seat opus remains one of the most popular operas in the world.
 
 
 
  "Cosi-fan-Tutte" Covent Garden [Captured Live] Sunday 23rd October 6.30 pm
Ferrando loves Dorabella and Guglielmo loves Fiordiligi – but their friend Don Alfonso “an old philosopher” is sceptical.
 
He offers the young men a bet: given the opportunity, their loves will prove unfaithful in less than a day. Confident of their girlfriends’ fidelity, Ferrando and Guglielmo accept.
 
The men pretend to be called away to war, only to return in disguise : each begins to woo the other’s lover but, it quickly becomes clear that the feelings of all four lovers are much more complicated than any of them had thought..
 
Don Alfonso watches on as the young men and women graduate through his school for lovers.
 
  "The Entertainer " [Captured Live] Kenneth Branagh Theatre Co. Sunday 30th October 7.00pm
Overwhelming political apathy, an economy in turmoil, and tension in the middle east – this is the startlingly prescient backdrop of John Osbourne's The Entertainer.
 
In Osbourne's portrait of postwar Britain Archie Rice is a miffed,failing, middle aged vaudeville performer Following in the footsteps of his retired father, Archie's career and personal life have hit rock bottom; when we see him he is telling bad jokes in a seedy seaside music hall and fighting with his wife'
   
John Hurt plays legendary patriach Billy Rice alonside Kenneth Branagh as Archie Rice. Also joining the company are Jonah Hauer-King as Frank Rice, Sophie McShera as Jean Rice and Greta Scacchi as Phoebe Rice
 
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