Live Events On Screen

Live Events On Screen


Here at the Forum Cinema we're not just passionate about films - we're dedicated to finding the very best of arts entertainment and bringing it straight to you on the big screen.

Enjoy ballet, opera, theatre and more from the world's elite performers, on location from Stratford-Upon-Avon to Moscow, broadcast live straight to your seat.

Place yourself amongst the action and watch the live showing, or catch a recorded encore if you couldn't make the real thing.

We also screen feature-length documentaries of music, art and sport which give exclusive interviews with the experts and insider glimpses into the venues you love.


RSC: Macbeth12A

20180425

RSC: Macbeth

‘Something wicked this way comes’. An encore screening of RSC's Macbeth starring Christopher Eccleston. Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by t...

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Live in Scott's - Swing Bridge

20180427

Live in Scott's - Swing Bridge

Join us for a drink and some live jazz in Scott's from experienced piano/bass/drums trio Swing Bridge. Free admission.

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Royal Ballet: Manon12A

20180503

Royal Ballet: Manon

Kenneth MacMillan’s tragic and romantic ballet Manon will be broadcast live in cinemas on Thursday 3 May at 7.15pm A firm favourite in The Royal Ballet repertory, Manon depicts the powerful and obs...

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Quiz Night in Scott's

20180504

Quiz Night in Scott's

Only £1 per person - no pre-booking, just pay on the night. Arrive at 7:30pm before a 7:45pm start. Tables in Scott’s are on a first-come, first-served basis. Think you know your Ingrid Bergman f...

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The Wind in the Willows: The MusicalU

20180507

The Wind in the Willows: The Musical

Stunningly brought to life in a spectacular new musical by Oscar-winning screenwriter and creator of Downton Abbey Julian Fellowes and Olivier-award winning composer and lyricist George Stiles and Ant...

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NT Live: Macbeth15

20180510

NT Live: Macbeth

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) retu...

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Matthew Bourne's Cinderella + Live Satellite Q&A12A

20180515

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella + Live Satellite Q&A

Screening of Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella (Recorded at Sadler’s Wells, London in 2017) Followed by live Q&A with Matthew Bourne. Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story s...

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An American in Paris: The Musical

20180516

An American in Paris: The Musical

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’. Featuring the gorge...

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Live in Scott's - Off the Wall Acappella

20180518

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Oscar Wilde Season Live: An Ideal Husband

20180605

Oscar Wilde Season Live: An Ideal Husband

A new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, will be broadcast to us live from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. This entertaining and still topi...

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BOLSHOI: COPPELIA

20180610

BOLSHOI: COPPELIA

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 Swanh...

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ROH Live: Swan Lake

20180612

ROH Live: 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.

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RSC Live: Romeo & Juliet12A

20180718

RSC Live: Romeo & Juliet

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 apar...

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RSC Live: The Merry Wives of Windsor12A

20180912

RSC Live: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull t...

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Oscar Wilde Season Live: The Importance of Being Earnest

20181009

Oscar Wilde Season Live: The Importance of Being Earnest

A new production of one of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, will be broadcast to us live from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. Wilde’s much-lov...

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Royal Ballet: Mayerling

20181015

Royal Ballet: Mayerling

DANGEROUS DESIRES, FAMILY SECRETS AND POLITICAL INTRIGUES TWIST THROUGH EVERY MOMENT OF DARING CHOREOGRAPHY IN KENNETH MACMILLAN’S BALLET INSPIRED BY TRUE EVENTS. Mayerling is a classic of the Roya...

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Royal Opera: Die Walkure

20181028

Royal Opera: Die Walkure

ANTONIO PAPPANO CONDUCTS AN INTERNATIONAL CAST IN THE SECOND OPERA OF RICHARD WAGNER’S EPIC DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN. Wagner’s Ring cycle is one of the greatest works of all opera. Keith Warner’s pr...

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Bolshoi Ballet: La Sylphide

20181111

Bolshoi Ballet: La Sylphide

On the day of his wedding, the young Scotsman James is awoken with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature, a Sylph. Entranced by her beauty, James risks everything to pursue an unattainable love… La ...

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Royal Ballet: La Bayadere

20181113

Royal Ballet: La Bayadere

NATALIA MAKAROVA’S PRODUCTION OF THIS 19TH-CENTURY CLASSIC BALLET BRINGS AN EXOTIC WORLD OF TEMPLE DANCERS AND NOBLE WARRIORS TO LIFE. Marius Petipa’s fantasy, set in legendary India, tells the tal...

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RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida12A

20181114

RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida

"Lechery, lechery, still wars and lechery: nothing else holds fashion" Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocen...

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Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

20181203

Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

A CHRISTMAS TREAT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AND A CLASSIC WITH A SPECIAL PLACE IN THE HEARTS OF BALLET FANS AROUND THE WORLD. The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the...

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Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker

20181223

Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker

On Christmas Eve, Marie’s Nutcracker doll magically transforms into a prince and their wonderful adventure begins. The holiday classic returns to the majestic Bolshoi stage for a live broadcast of a t...

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Bolshoi Ballet: La Bayadere

20190120

Bolshoi Ballet: La Bayadere

The temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor fall deeply in love, giving way to heated passions, and murderous intrigues when the Rajah and his daughter Gamzatti discover their forbidden love. La B...

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Royal Opera: The Queen of Spades

20190122

Royal Opera: The Queen of Spades

TCHAIKOVSKY’S MOST AMBITIOUS OPERA CONTAINS SOME OF HIS GREATEST MUSIC AND IS A POWERFUL STUDY OF DESTRUCTIVE OBSESSION. In Tchaikovsky’s intense opera of obsession and the supernatural, Gherman is...

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Royal Opera: La traviata

20190130

Royal Opera: La traviata

RICHARD EYRE’S BEAUTIFUL PRODUCTION PROVIDES THE PERFECT SETTING FOR VERDI’S OPERA ABOUT A COURTESAN WHO SACRIFICES ALL FOR LOVE. From the thrill of unexpected romance to a heartbreaking reconcilia...

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Royal Ballet: Don Quixote

20190219

Royal Ballet: Don Quixote

LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP TRIUMPH IN CARLOS ACOSTA’S VIBRANT PRODUCTION OF THIS DAZZLING BALLET. Cervantes’s story of the bumbling knight Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations. Mari...

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Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

20190310

Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse on her sixtenth birthday, falling into a deep slumber of one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince could break the spell. A r...

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Royal Opera: La Forza del Destino

20190402

Royal Opera: La Forza del Destino

CHRISTOF LOY DIRECTS A STARSTUDDED CAST OF SINGERS, INCLUDING ANNA NETREBKO, JONAS KAUFMANN AND LUDOVIC TÉZIER, IN VERDI’S EPIC OPERA, CONDUCTED BY ANTONIO PAPPANO. Leonora falls in love with Don A...

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Royal Opera: Faust

20190430

Royal Opera: Faust

EXPERIENCE THE DECADENCE AND ELEGANCE OF 1870S PARIS IN DAVID MCVICAR’S SPECTACULAR PRODUCTION OF GOUNOD’S BEST-LOVED OPERA. There are many versions of the story of Faust, who trades his soul with ...

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Royal Ballet: Flight Pattern Triple Bill

20190516

Royal Ballet: Flight Pattern Triple Bill

TWO RECENT WORKS AND ONE WORLD PREMIERE SHOWCASE THE CONTEMPORARY FACE OF THE ROYAL BALLET. The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is shown in works from three of today’s leading choreographers....

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Bolshoi Ballet: Carmen Suite/ Petrushka

20190519

Bolshoi Ballet: Carmen Suite/ Petrushka

Carmen is as passionate and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso originally conceived for legendary...

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Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

20190611

Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

SHAKESPEARE’S STAR-CROSSED LOVERS ENCOUNTER PASSION AND TRAGEDY IN KENNETH MACMILLAN’S 20TH-CENTURY BALLET MASTERPIECE. Shakespeare’s enduring love story is known the world over. Since its 1965 pre...

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