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Event Cinema

Your ticket to the greatest shows on Earth

Lose yourself in the action of the world’s greatest performances, brought to you live via satellite or recorded, straight onto the big screen.

From captivating theatre, opera, music and dance, to exhilarating sporting and gaming events, you’ll never miss a moment.

Get ready for edge-of-your-seat shows like you’ve never seen them before, with breathtaking surround sound for an unforgettable, larger-than-life experience.

With ODEON Event Cinema you’ll always have the best seat in the house, with close-up action so real you’ll feel like you’re there.

Encore, Encore!

Missed the live event? Some of our shows are replayed as a special ‘Encore’ performance the following week so keep an eye out on our Event Cinema page. 

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School Bookings

We also offer a selection of our ODEON Event Cinema events exclusively for school bookings. To see our school booking page click here.



ROH: Madama Butterfly 2017 - Live Advance Book

ROH: Madama Butterfly 2017 - Live

An American naval officer seduces and then deserts a geisha. Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly' is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband.

Date(s): 30/03/17

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The Autopsy Of Jane Doe 31/03/2017

The Autopsy Of Jane Doe

A father and son, both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body of a young woman.

Date(s): 31/03/17, 01/04/17

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ROH: Madama Butterfly 2017 - Encore Advance Book

ROH: Madama Butterfly 2017 - Encore

An American naval officer seduces and then deserts a geisha. Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly' is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband.

Date(s): 02/04/17

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NT Live: Twelfth Night Advance Book

NT Live: Twelfth Night

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in Shakespeare's comedy of mistaken identity. 'NT Live: Twelfth Night' shows that where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible.

Date(s): 06/04/17

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Bolshoi: A Hero Of Our Time 2017 - Live Advance Book

Bolshoi: A Hero Of Our Time 2017 - Live

A young officer embarks on a journey set by his passions. 'A Hero Of Our Time' is based on the larger-than-life hero Pechorin, adapted from Mikhail Lermontov's literary masterpiece, three separate tales recounting Pechorin's heartbreaking betrayals.

Date(s): 09/04/17

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The Royal Ballet: Jewels 2017 - Live Advance Book

The Royal Ballet: Jewels 2017 - Live

Grandeur and elegance create a masterclass in classical ballet. George Balanchine's evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic in 'The Royal Ballet: Jewels'.

Date(s): 11/04/17

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The Royal Ballet: Jewels 2017 - Encore Advance Book

The Royal Ballet: Jewels 2017 - Encore

Grandeur and elegance create a masterclass in classical ballet. George Balanchine's evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic in 'The Royal Ballet: Jewels'.

Date(s): 16/04/17

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The Australian Ballet: Coppelia Advance Book

The Australian Ballet: Coppelia

A sparkling tale of magic and mischief. Swanilda and Franz are in love until the appearance of Dr Coppelius and his mysterious daughter 'Coppélia' upset the celebrations. However, Dr Coppelius' haughty daughter is not what she seems.

Date(s): 19/04/17

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NT Live: Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead Advance Book

NT Live: Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead

Tom Stoppard's brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London. Against the backdrop of Hamlet, two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz (Daniel Radcliffe) and Guildenstern (David Haig) , take centre stage. As they stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare's iconic drama.

Date(s): 20/04/17

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Met Opera - Eugene Onegin 2017 Advance Book

Met Opera - Eugene Onegin 2017

Tchaikovsky's setting of Pushkin's timeless novel. A young woman falls for her neighbour's visiting friend 'Eugene Onegin'. However he rejects her and later attends a ball where the two friends fight over the attentions of her sister.

Date(s): 22/04/17

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RSC Live: Julius Caesar 2017 Advance Book

RSC Live: Julius Caesar 2017

As Caesar returns from war rumbles of mutiny echo through Rome. 'RSC Live: Julius Caesar' opens the Rome season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre with thrilling action as the race to claim the empire spirals out of control and into violence.

Date(s): 26/04/17

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All' Opera Don Carlo Advance Book

All' Opera Don Carlo

Verdi's classic opera about love, intrigue and deception. Based on the life of Carlos, Prince of Asturias in 16th Century Spain, 'Don Carlo' follows the title character's doomed romance to Elisabeth of Valois.

Date(s): 05/05/17

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NT Live: Obsession Advance Book

NT Live: Obsession

National theater Live: Obsession, a story of lust, love and murder. Gino is a drifter, at a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband.

Date(s): 11/05/17

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Met Opera - Der Rosenkavalier 2017 Advance Book

Met Opera - Der Rosenkavalier 2017

Strauss's grandest opera of class and conflict. Set in an idealized Vienna of the past, Strauss's most popular opera 'Der Rosenkavalier' concerns a wise woman of the world who is involved with a much younger lover.

Date(s): 13/05/17

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Nt Live: Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf Advance Book

Nt Live: Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf

Critically acclaimed production of Edward Albee's landmark play, broadcast live to cinemas from the Harold Pinter Theatre.

Date(s): 18/05/17

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RSC Live: Antony & Cleopatra 2017 Advance Book

RSC Live: Antony & Cleopatra 2017

After Caesar's assassination Antony must choose between power and seduction. 'RSC Live: Antony & Cleopatra' sees Mark Antony choose to neglect his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt.

Date(s): 24/05/17

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Hokusai From The British Museum Advance Book

Hokusai From The British Museum

Discover Japan's greatest artist in a groundbreaking documentary and your own exclusive private view of the major exhibition Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave. 'British Museum presents: Hokusai' is a groundbreaking documentary and exclusive private view of the forthcoming British Museum exhibition 'Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave'. Focusing on the work, life and times of Katsushika Hokusai, Japan's greatest artist, the film uses stunning close-ups and expert insights to illustrate his wide-ranging influence and extraordinary legacy.

Date(s): 04/06/17

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The Royal Ballet: The Dream/Symphonic Variations 2017 - Live Advance Book

The Royal Ballet: The Dream/Symphonic Variations 2017 - Live

Adaptation of Shakespeare's riotous comedy with a havoc causing forest sprite. 'The Royal Ballet: The Dream/Symphonic Variations' is a gorgeous mixed programme demonstrates the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet.

Date(s): 07/06/17

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Glyndebourne 2017 - La Traviata Advance Book

Glyndebourne 2017 - La Traviata

Violetta gives up every hope of happiness in this heart-wrenching love story. Violetta gives up every hope of happiness in this heart-wrenching love story. With its world-famous arias, La traviata is the perfect introduction to Glyndebourne.

Date(s): 08/06/17

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NT Live: Peter Pan Advance Book

NT Live: Peter Pan

When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues.

Date(s): 10/06/17

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The Royal Ballet: The Dream/Symphonic Variations 2017 - Encore Advance Book

The Royal Ballet: The Dream/Symphonic Variations 2017 - Encore

Adaptation of Shakespeare's riotous comedy with a havoc causing forest sprite. 'The Royal Ballet: The Dream/Symphonic Variations' is a gorgeous mixed programme demonstrates the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet.

Date(s): 11/06/17

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Exhibition On Screen: Michelangelo - Love And Death Advance Book

Exhibition On Screen: Michelangelo - Love And Death

A full and fresh biography of Michelangelo. 'Exhibition On Screen: Michelangelo - Love And Death' goes to the heart of just who was this tempestuous, passionate giant of art history.

Date(s): 13/06/17

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NT Live: Salome Advance Book

NT Live: Salome

A radical new take on the Biblical story, live from the stage of the National Theater. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. And a girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world.

Date(s): 22/06/17

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ROH: Otello 2017 - Live Advance Book

ROH: Otello 2017 - Live

A new production by Olivier Award-winning director Keith Warner. World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as 'Otello' in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder.

Date(s): 28/06/17

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ROH: Otello 2017 - Encore Advance Book

ROH: Otello 2017 - Encore

A new production by Olivier Award-winning director Keith Warner. World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as 'Otello' in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder.

Date(s): 02/07/17

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Glyndebourne 2017 - Hamlet Advance Book

Glyndebourne 2017 - Hamlet

Brett Dean's new opera based on Shakespeare's best-known tragedy. Brett Dean's colourful, energetic, witty and richly lyrical music expertly captures the modernity of this timeless tale, while Matthew Jocelyn's libretto is pure Shakespeare.

Date(s): 06/07/17

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NT Live: Angels In America Part 1, Millennium Approaches Advance Book

NT Live: Angels In America Part 1, Millennium Approaches

Tony Kushner's multi-award winning two-part play. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, 'Angels In America' sees New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Date(s): 20/07/17

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Andre Rieu's 2017 Maastricht Concert Advance Book

Andre Rieu's 2017 Maastricht Concert

André Rieu's 2017 Maastricht Concert. The Dutch violinist is one of the world's highest-grossing touring artists, and every year performs a very special concert in his hometown of Maastricht to tens of thousands who travel from all over the globe to experience one of the most emotionally engulfing live music experiences.

Date(s): 22/07/17, 23/07/17, 24/07/17

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NT Live: Angels In America Part 2, Perestroika Advance Book

NT Live: Angels In America Part 2, Perestroika

Tony Kushner's multi-award winning two-part play. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, 'Angels In America' sees New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Date(s): 27/07/17

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Glyndebourne 2017 - La Clemenza Di Tito Advance Book

Glyndebourne 2017 - La Clemenza Di Tito

Spurned by Tito, Vitellia seeks revenge. Besotted Sesto agrees to avenge her as a token of his love, but all does not go to plan.

Date(s): 03/08/17

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RSC Live: Titus Andronicus 2017 Advance Book

RSC Live: Titus Andronicus 2017

Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare's most bloody play. 'RSC Live: Titus Andronicus' sees a ruler exhausted by war and loss, relinquish his power but leave Rome in disorder, a moral void in a corrupt society, in Shakespeare's gory revenge tragedy.

Date(s): 09/08/17

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NT Live: Yerma Advance Book

NT Live: Yerma

A woman driven to the unthinkable by her desire to have a child

Date(s): 31/08/17

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ODEON Plus - School Bookings

Bring your lessons alive on the big screen.

With ODEON Plus screenings for schools, take your class on a guided journey through the avenues of history, give them front row seats at the theatre, or share the magic of the ballet, all from the comfort of your local cinema, with screenings exclusively for schools.

These shows are available for Schools bookings only.

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