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.


NT Live: Yerma

20170831

NT Live: Yerma

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to ha...

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John le Carre: An Evening...

20170907

John le Carre: An Evening...

John le Carré...AN EVENING WITH GEORGE SMILEY. Broadcast live from London's Royal Festival Hall, join us for a celebration of one of the world’s greatest writers as he shares the secrets behind the cr...

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Oscar Night at the Forum - Dior and I12A

20170908

Oscar Night at the Forum - Dior and I

A Charity Vintage Fashion and Film show in aid of Children's Liver Disease Foundation, and part of our 80th Anniversary celebrations featuring 80 years of glamorous 'Oscar' gowns from the 1920's to th...

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ROH: Die Zauberflote

20170920

ROH: Die Zauberflote

Julia Jones conducts The Royal Opera’s spell-binding production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute with a wonderful cast including Roderick Williams as Papageno.

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ROH Live: La boheme

20171003

ROH Live: La boheme

Puccini’s passionate opera is conducted by Antonio Pappano and stars a superb young cast including Nicole Car, Michael Fabiano and Mariusz Kwiecien, in a new production by Richard Jones.

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NTEncore: Hamlet12A

20171005

NTEncore: Hamlet

The 2015 broadcast, with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, returns to the Forum. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed ...

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BOLSHOI: La Corsaire

20171022

BOLSHOI: La Corsaire

Amidst a bustling market, the pirate Conrad falls in love at first sight with the beautiful Medora, the ward of the slave merchant Lankedem’s bazaar. Conrad kidnaps Medora when Lanquedem decides to se...

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ROH Live: Alice's Adventures...

20171023

ROH Live: Alice's Adventures...

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in Christopher Wheeldon’s exuberant ballet, inspired by Lewis Carroll’s much-loved book.

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BOLSHOI: The Taming of the Shrew

20171112

BOLSHOI: The Taming of the Shrew

Baptista struggles to marry off his tempestuous daughter Katharina, a shrew who denies that any man could possibly be her match. However when she meets Petruchio, who is as ill-tempered as she, the tw...

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ROH Live: The Nutcracker

20171205

ROH Live: The Nutcracker

A young girl’s enchanted present leads her on a wonderful Christmas adventure in this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score.

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ROH Live: Rigoletto

20180116

ROH Live: Rigoletto

David McVicar’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s potent and tragic opera is conducted by Alexander Joel, with an excellent cast led by Dimitri Platanias, Lucy Crowe and Michael Fabiano.

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BOLSHOI: Romeo & Juliet

20180121

BOLSHOI: Romeo & Juliet

In Verona, Romeo and Juliet fall madly in love while their respective families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are caught in a bitter rivalry ending in heart-wrenching tragedy… Alexei Ratmansky, ...

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BOLSHOI.: Lady of the Camellias

20180204

BOLSHOI.: Lady of the Camellias

As he arrives in Paris for the first time, the young and naive Armand is utterly captivated after meeting the ravishing and most desirable courtesan Marguerite Gautier. Their encounter gives birth to ...

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ROH: Tosca

20180207

ROH: Tosca

Drama, passion and fabulous music – Puccini’s operatic thriller is one of the great opera experiences. Dan Ettinger conducts a star cast led by Adrianne Pieczonka, Joseph Calleja and Gerald Finley.

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ROH Live: The Winter's Tale

20180228

ROH Live: The Winter's Tale

Shakespeare’s tale of love and loss becomes compelling dance drama in Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet adaptation, with music by Joby Talbot.

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BOLSHOI: The Flames of Paris

20180304

BOLSHOI: The Flames of Paris

In the era of the French Revolution, Jeanne and her brother Jérôme leave Marseille for Paris in support of the revolutionary effort that is taking over the capital. While fighting for freedom, they bo...

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ROH Live: Carmen

20180306

ROH Live: Carmen

Bizet’s classic French opera stars Anna Goryachova in Barrie Kosky’s intense production.

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ROH Live: Bernstein trio

20180327

ROH Live: Bernstein trio

The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with an all-Bernstein programme from Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon.

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ROH Live: Macbeth

20180404

ROH Live: Macbeth

Verdi’s opera inspired by Shakespeare’s tragedy is conducted by Antonio Pappano, with a magnificent cast including Anna Netrebko, Željko Lucic and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo.

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BOLSHOI.: Giselle

20180408

BOLSHOI.: Giselle

When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms. While Albrecht grieves, she returns from the dead as a Wili, a vengeful spirit meant...

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ROH Live: Manon.

20180503

ROH Live: 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.

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BOLSHOI: COPPÉLIA

20180610

BOLSHOI: COPPÉLIA

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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