Live Streaming

Live Streaming

Live Streaming

Opera, theatre and ballet is streamed live to our big screen from the most prestigious arts venues at home and abroad. This makes it possible to watch productions from The Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Bolshoi Ballet and The Royal Ballet here in Cumbria, at the same time they are being performed. As well as brilliant performance, we also show art as part of the Exhibition on Screen and Discover Arts programmes. Tickets range from £11 – £19 unless specified. View a copy of our seating plan here.

ENCORE! ENCORE! If you aren’t able to attend a live screening, we often screen specially recorded daytime encores a few days after the live event.

Occasionally, we also show RECORDED BROADCASTS which are slightly older, but much loved productions that we’ve been given another chance to screen.


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THE METROPOLITAN OPERA – Cendrillon (LIVE)

A fairy godmother, a glass slipper, an opulent ball, an enchanted forest, and a Prince Charming who loves her—did all that really happen, or was it just a dream? Long-suffering Cendrillon lives a life of drudgery with her good-natured father and his imperious wife, until fate, romance, and a touch of fairy magic intervene. For the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous version of the Cinderella story comes to the Met in this imaginative storybook production directed by Laurent Pelly. Superstar…
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Date
Sat 28 April 2018
Time
5.55pm
Venue
Cinema
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Macbeth – THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Royal Shakespeare Company Encore (captured live from Wednesday 11 April 2018) ‘Something wicked this way comes’ Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder. Our contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the Company. 
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Date
Sun 29 April 2018
Time
2.00pm
Venue
Cinema
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THE ROYAL BALLET – Manon

Kenneth MacMillan’s powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic love is a masterpiece of modern ballet, set to music by Massenet.  Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love. They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress she can’t resist. With the Lescauts’ encouragement Des Grieux cheats at cards in an attempt to win Monsieur G.M.’s fortune. They are…
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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Thu 03 May 2018
Time
7.15pm
Venue
Cinema
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Macbeth – The National Theatre

Live from the National Theatre The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.  
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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Thu 10 May 2018
Time
7.00pm
Venue
Cinema
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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella 12A

Plus Live Q&A with choreographer Matthew Bourne (recorded at Sadler’s Wells, London in 2017) Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. The internationally acclaimed choreographer’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors…
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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Tue 15 May 2018
Time
7.00pm
Venue
Cinema
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I, CLAUDE MONET

After premiering in Season 4 of EXHIBITION ON SCREEN, I, Claude Monet is back by popular demand, revealing the heart and soul of arguably the world’s most loved artist. Monet’s life is a gripping tale about a man who, behind his sun-dazzled canvases, suffered from feelings of depression, loneliness, even suicide. However, as his art developed and his love of gardening led to the glories of his Giverny garden, his humour, insight and love of life are revealed. Told through…
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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Tue 22 May 2018
Time
7.30pm
Venue
Lecture Theatre
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An Ideal Husband (12A) – The Oscar Wilde Season

A new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. This entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. As an ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his previous financial chicanery. Directed by Jonathan Church,…
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Date
Tue 05 June 2018
Time
7.15pm
Venue
Cinema
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BOLSHOI BALLET – Coppélia

With music from Leo Delibes, choreography by Sergei Vikharev and libretto, Charles Nuitter and Arthur Saint-Leon Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet Swanhilda notices her fiancee Franz is infatuated with the beautiful Coppélia who sits reading on her balcony each day. Nearly breaking up the two sweethearts, Coppelia is not what she seems and Swanhilda decides to teach Franz a lesson… The Bolshoi’s unique version of Coppélia exhibits a fascinating reconstruction of the original 19th century choreography of…
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Date
Sun 10 June 2018
Time
4.00pm
Venue
Cinema
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THE ROYAL BALLET – Swan Lake

The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet, with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John MacFarlane. Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. While remaining faithful to the Petipa-Ivanov text, Scarlett will bring fresh eyes to the staging of this classic ballet, in collaboration with his…
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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Tue 12 June 2018
Time
7.15pm
Venue
Cinema
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Romeo & Juliet – The Royal Shakespeare Company

What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate? 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. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences.  
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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Wed 18 July 2018
Time
7.00pm
Venue
Cinema