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: Romeo & Juliet12A

20180815

RSC: Romeo & Juliet

See a recorded performance of the Royal Shakespeare Company's latest production of Romeo and Juliet. What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate? Set in a world very l...

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Jonas Kaufmann: Under The Stars

20180830

Jonas Kaufmann: Under The Stars

Regarded as one of the world’s greatest tenors, Jonas Kaufmann has captivated audiences across the globe with his incredible voice. Join him this summer for a spectacular outdoor concert, captured liv...

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National Theatre - Julie12A

20180906

National Theatre - Julie

Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Bl...

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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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La Boheme On Sydney Harbour12A

20180913

La Boheme On Sydney Harbour

From the World's Most Spectacular Opera series, experience the love, laughter and loss of La Bohčme at the magnificent Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. Puccini's beloved classic – the original bohemian ...

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National Theatre - King Lear12A

20180927

National Theatre - King Lear

★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph) Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of Ki...

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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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Sponsor a Seat

20181012

Sponsor a Seat

Help us to raise the funds to refurbish all of our seats in the autuumn as install some new luxury seats in B row and G row. For £100 your name can be attached to a seat of your choice for 5 years....

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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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Funny Girl - The Musical

20181024

Funny Girl - The Musical

Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to a cinema near you, featuring Sheridan Smith in “an unforgettabl...

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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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National Theatre - The Madness of George III12A

20181120

National Theatre - The Madness of George III

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse. Written by one of Britain’s best-lo...

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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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National Theatre - Antony & Cleopatra12A

20181206

National Theatre - Antony & Cleopatra

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power. Caesar and his assassins are d...

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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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National Theatre - I’m Not Running12A

20190131

National Theatre - I’m Not Running

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a lo...

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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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