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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.



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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Slipknot - Day Of The Gusano Advance Book

Slipknot - Day Of The Gusano

"Day Of The Gusano' documents a historic Knotfest Mexico City performance from Slipknot. "Day Of The Gusano' documents not only a historic Knotfest Mexico City performance from Slipknot, one of the most exciting live bands on the planet, but delves deeply into the lives of the band's fans as well.

Date(s): 06/09/17

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John Le Carre: An Evening With George Smiley Advance Book

John Le Carre: An Evening With George Smiley

Live from London's Royal Festival Hall, join us for a unique celebration of John le Carre's work as he discusses the full breadth of his career.

Date(s): 07/09/17

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David Gilmour Live At Pompeii Advance Book

David Gilmour Live At Pompeii

Pink Floyd's David Gilmour performance in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre in Pompeii.

Date(s): 13/09/17

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Carmen On The Lake [bregenz, Austria] Advance Book

Carmen On The Lake [bregenz, Austria]

Experience 'Carmen' like never before, recorded live on the floating stage of Lake Constance in Bregenz, Austria. Bizet's classic tale of passion, obsession and destiny is sure to captivate your heart with its beautiful Spanish melodies, spectacular staging and innovative use of the lake's water as an extension of the stage.

Date(s): 14/09/17

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ROH: The Magic Flute (Live) 2017 Advance Book

ROH: The Magic Flute (Live) 2017

Mozart's glorious opera 'The Magic Flute' on screen Prince Tamino promises the Queen of the Night that he will rescue her daughter Pamina from the enchanter Sarastro. He begins his quest, accompanied by the bird-catcher Papageno - but all is not as it seems

Date(s): 20/09/17, 21/09/17

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Black Sabbath Advance Book

Black Sabbath

The End of The End chronicles the final tour from the band who forged the sound of metal - Black Sabbath. After nearly 50 years together, the Birmingham band took to the stage for the last time in their home city, bringing down the curtain on their final tour ever. They performed generation-spanning songs that have defined a genre in front of a sold-out arena and, in exclusive new interviews, the band themselves tell it how they lived it.

Date(s): 28/09/17

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Encore NT: Hamlet (Benedict Cumberbatch) Advance Book

Encore NT: Hamlet (Benedict Cumberbatch)

Benedict Cumberbatch leads the cast in Shakespeare's tragedy. Often considered Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, National Theatre's production of 'Hamlet' stars Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, as a young man compelled to avenge the death of his father.

Date(s): 05/10/17

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Met Opera - Norma 2017 Advance Book

Met Opera - Norma 2017

Bellini's masterpiece boasts one of the most famous arias in all of opera, the beautiful 'Casta diva'

Date(s): 07/10/17

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Rsc Coriolanus 2017 Advance Book

Rsc Coriolanus 2017

RSC Live presents Shakespeare's 'Coriolanus', a full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield

Date(s): 11/10/17

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Met Opera - Die Zauberflote 2017 Advance Book

Met Opera - Die Zauberflote 2017

Julie Taymor's (The Lion King) enchanting production of Mozart's irresistible fantasy.

Date(s): 14/10/17

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Bolshoi Live: Le Corsaire 2017 Advance Book

Bolshoi Live: Le Corsaire 2017

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

Date(s): 22/10/17

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Royal Ballet: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland (Live) 2017 Advance Book

Royal Ballet: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland (Live) 2017

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in Christopher Wheeldon's ballet. Christopher Wheeldon's 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' burst onto the stage in 2011 in an explosion of colour, stage magic and inventive, sophisticated choreography.

Date(s): 23/10/17

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Grace Jones: Bloodlight & Bami - Live With Friends Advance Book

Grace Jones: Bloodlight & Bami - Live With Friends

Grace Jones discusses her life and work with some of her closest collaborators, from the worlds of music, fashion, art and film.

Date(s): 25/10/17

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ROH: La Boheme (Live) 2017 Preview

ROH: La Boheme (Live) 2017

Acclaimed director Richard Jones directs a new production of Puccini's 'La bohème'. When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill.

Date(s): 03/10/17

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Nt Live: Follies Advance Book

Nt Live: Follies

Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.

Date(s): 16/11/17

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Met Opera - The Exterminating Angel 2017 Advance Book

Met Opera - The Exterminating Angel 2017

Co-commissioned by the Met and sung in English, this black comedy is based on the screenplay of Luis Bunuel's 1962 surrealist film.

Date(s): 18/11/17

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Bolshoi: The Taming Of The Shrew 2017 Preview

Bolshoi: The Taming Of The Shrew 2017

Acclaimed choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot brings out the wit, fast-paced athleticism and vibrancy from the Bolshoi Ballet dancers in Shakespeare's rowdy comedy.

Date(s): 12/11/17

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Bolshoi: The Nutcracker 2017 Advance Book

Bolshoi: The Nutcracker 2017

As the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, Marie's wooden nutcracker doll comes to life and transforms into a prince.

Date(s): 03/12/17

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Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker (Live) 2017 Advance Book

Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker (Live) 2017

A young girl's enchanted present leads her on a wonderful Christmas adventure in this classic ballet. Peter Wright's nigh-on definitive production for The Royal Ballet ranks as one of the most enduring and enchanting versions of 'The Nutcracker'.

Date(s): 05/12/17

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Nt Live: Young Marx Advance Book

Nt Live: Young Marx

Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, a new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman.

Date(s): 07/12/17

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ROH: Rigoletto (Live) 2018 Advance Book

ROH: Rigoletto (Live) 2018

David McVicar's acclaimed production of Verdi's potent and tragic Opera, conducted by Alexander Joel.

Date(s): 16/01/18

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Bolshoi Live: Romeo & Juliet 2018 Advance Book

Bolshoi Live: Romeo & Juliet 2018

Alexei Ratmansky, former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, stages the company's premiere of his production with dramatic urgency and a fresh re-telling of Shakespeare's beloved classic.

Date(s): 21/01/18

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Met Opera - Tosca 2018 Advance Book

Met Opera - Tosca 2018

Puccini's thrilling 'Tosca' is a story of love, terror, the abuse of power, and the unquenchable longing for freedom.

Date(s): 27/01/18

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Bolshoi: The Lady Of The Camellias 2018 Advance Book

Bolshoi: The Lady Of The Camellias 2018

Alexandre Dumas fils's novel comes to life on the Bolshoi stage.

Date(s): 04/02/18

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ROH: Tosca (Live) 2018 Advance Book

ROH: Tosca (Live) 2018

Drama, passion and fabulous music in Puccini's operatic thriller. 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.

Date(s): 07/02/18

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Met Opera - L'elisir D'amore 2018 Advance Book

Met Opera - L'elisir D'amore 2018

Charmingly staged by Bartlett Sher, Donizetti's beloved masterpiece combines deft comic timing with touching emotional depth

Date(s): 10/02/18

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Met Opera - La Boheme 2018 Advance Book

Met Opera - La Boheme 2018

The world's most popular opera returns with an exciting young cast in Franco Zeffirelli's legendary production.

Date(s): 24/02/18

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Royal Ballet: The Winter's Tale (Live) 2018 Advance Book

Royal Ballet: The Winter's Tale (Live) 2018

Shakespeare's tale of love and loss becomes compelling dance drama in Christopher Wheeldon's ballet adaptation.

Date(s): 28/02/18

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Bolshoi Live: The Flames Of Paris 2018 Advance Book

Bolshoi Live: The Flames Of Paris 2018

Very few ballets can properly depict the Bolshoi's overflowing energy and fiery passion as can Alexei Ratmansky's captivating revival of Vasily Vainonen's The Flames of Paris.

Date(s): 04/03/18

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ROH: Carmen (Live) 2018 Advance Book

ROH: Carmen (Live) 2018

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

Date(s): 06/03/18

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Met Opera - Semiramide 2018 Advance Book

Met Opera - Semiramide 2018

Based on a story by Voltaire, this rarely performed tragic opera reveals 'The Barber of Seville' composer Giaochino Rossini in a whole new light.

Date(s): 10/03/18

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Nt Live: Julius Caesar Advance Book

Nt Live: Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London.

Date(s): 22/03/18

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Royal Ballet: Bernstein Centenary (Live) 2018 Advance Book

Royal Ballet: Bernstein Centenary (Live) 2018

The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein's birth with an all- Bernstein programme.

Date(s): 27/03/18

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Met Opera - Cosi Fan Tutte 2018 Advance Book

Met Opera - Cosi Fan Tutte 2018

Goaded by their cynical friend Don Alfonso, soldiers Ferrando and Guglielmo decide to test their fiancées' fidelity.

Date(s): 31/03/18

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ROH: Macbeth (Live) 2018 Advance Book

ROH: Macbeth (Live) 2018

Vedi's opera on Shakespeare's tragedy conducted by Antonio Pappano.

Date(s): 04/04/18

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Bolshoi: Giselle 2018 Advance Book

Bolshoi: Giselle 2018

Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies this ultimate ballerina role in the classical repertoire, alongside the sensational Sergei Polunin as Albrecht.

Date(s): 08/04/18

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Met Opera - Luisa Miller 2018 Advance Book

Met Opera - Luisa Miller 2018

James Levine and Plácido Domingo add yet another chapter to their legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem.

Date(s): 14/04/18

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Met Opera - Cendrillon 2018 Advance Book

Met Opera - Cendrillon 2018

For the first time ever, Massenet's sumptuous version of the Cinderella story comes to the Met

Date(s): 28/04/18

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Royal Ballet: Manon (Live) 2018 Advance Book

Royal Ballet: Manon (Live) 2018

Kenneth Macmillan's powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux's tragic love.

Date(s): 03/05/18

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Bolshoi Live: Coppelia 2018 Advance Book

Bolshoi Live: Coppelia 2018

Swanhilda notices her fiancee Franz is infatuated with the beautiful Coppélia who sits reading on her balcony each day.

Date(s): 10/06/18

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Royal Ballet: Swan Lake (Live) 2018 Advance Book

Royal Ballet: Swan Lake (Live) 2018

The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky's magnificent classic ballet.

Date(s): 12/06/18

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Slipknot - Day Of The Gusano Advance Book

Slipknot - Day Of The Gusano

"Day Of The Gusano' documents a historic Knotfest Mexico City performance from Slipknot. "Day Of The Gusano' documents not only a historic Knotfest Mexico City performance from Slipknot, one of the most exciting live bands on the planet, but delves deeply into the lives of the band's fans as well.

Date(s): 06/09/17

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David Gilmour Live At Pompeii Advance Book

David Gilmour Live At Pompeii

Pink Floyd's David Gilmour performance in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre in Pompeii.

Date(s): 13/09/17

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Black Sabbath Advance Book

Black Sabbath

The End of The End chronicles the final tour from the band who forged the sound of metal - Black Sabbath. After nearly 50 years together, the Birmingham band took to the stage for the last time in their home city, bringing down the curtain on their final tour ever. They performed generation-spanning songs that have defined a genre in front of a sold-out arena and, in exclusive new interviews, the band themselves tell it how they lived it.

Date(s): 28/09/17

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Grace Jones: Bloodlight & Bami - Live With Friends Advance Book

Grace Jones: Bloodlight & Bami - Live With Friends

Grace Jones discusses her life and work with some of her closest collaborators, from the worlds of music, fashion, art and film.

Date(s): 25/10/17

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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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